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From: "Clartiere" <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Joseph HOWARD d.1893 Christchurch
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 10:43:55 +1300
Wendy, did the family (son perhaps) have any connection with horses? I would
guess you've seen the advertising in 1894 by L & J Howard of Colombo Road,
Sydenham in Papers Past.
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From: "Wendy Howard" <>
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Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:32 AM
Subject: [nz] Joseph HOWARD d.1893 Christchurch
> I'm looking for more information about Joseph HOWARD's life in New
> Zealand. I'm not very experienced with fleshing-out a life story like
> this - I'm good at finding the people, but often move on to another
> person before looking too closely at their life; I'd really like to find
> out more about this man if I can and would appreciate any help.
> Joseph died in 1893 aged 66 years, at St Albans. He's buried at Linwood
> in Christchurch, with his wife Jane Ann, nee LEYBOURNE, who passed away
> two years later.
> Their death registrations indicate that they emigrated to New Zealand
> around 1878. I haven't yet found the ship, though now I have a date to
> work with I'll go through my usual sources again (those printouts
> arrived in the mail only yesterday, and I'm still processing what they
> say). Before that, they were both born and lived in Durham County,
> Joseph lost an arm and a leg when he was about 9 years old. His
> occupations varied from a teacher (when he married in 1855 and when his
> son was born in 1859), to a Signalman & General Commission Agent (1861
> census), Grocer and Sharebroker (1871 census), and Accountant (on his
> son's marriage certificate in 1879 & NZ electoral roll1881).
> In the electoral rolls, I've identified him in the 1881 roll in the
> Sydenham electorate as the Accountant living on Colombo Road, and in
> 1893 they've moved to North Street, St Albans and he is "out of business".
> What business was that (Accountant, or something else?), and did he
> practice the same business all the time he was in New Zealand? Does he
> turn up in any business directories? Are there other electoral rolls of
> the time where I might find him?
> Looking forward to hearing from anyone with information that will help
> me discover more about this man's life in New Zealand.
> Kind Regards,
> Wendy Howard
> Kaiwaka, Northland, New Zealand
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