Robertson-Burnett Family

The journeys our families made from four corners of Britain to NZ

James Petherick[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1804 - 1885  (81 years)


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  • Name James Petherick  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 29 Jul 1804  Helston, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 28 Oct 1804  Helston, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Oct 1804 
    Immigration 22 Jan 1840  Port Nicholson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vessel Aurora departed Gravesend, England 18 Sept 1839. Full details at: http://www.huttcity.govt.nz/Leisure--Culture/Museums-and-galleries/Our-museums/petone-settlers-data/DisplayPerson/?Id=2601&SearchString=Petherick&Page=1&searchYear=1840 
    Alternate Death 22 Dec 1885  Wellington New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation carpenter 
    Died 24 Dec 1885  Wellington New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bolton Street Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I262  robnburn
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 

    Father James Petherick,   b. 10 May 1772, Helston, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1827  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jennings [Jennins],   b. 1777, St Erth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1863, Helston, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1804  Helston, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Phoebe Mary Ann Gritten,   b. ? Aug 1799, St James, Piccadilly, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1838, Pancras, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1828  St. Mary's Church, Lambeth, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. John Augustus Petherick,   b. 29 Apr 1829, St Pancras Old Church, Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1918, Bulls, Rangitikei, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +2. Edwin Henry Petherick,   b. 16 Aug 1830, 2 Wellington St, Camden Town, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Frederick George Petherick,   b. 30 Oct 1832, Camden Town, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1916  (Age 84 years)
     4. Caroline Emma Petherick,   b. 1 Apr 1833, Camden Town, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1913, Levin, Horowneua, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. James Petherick,   b. 20 Jun 1836, Camden Town, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1895  (Age 58 years)
     6. Phoebe Mary Ann Petherick,   b. 28 Apr 1838, 2 Wellington Street, Camden Town, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1839  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F64  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Wade,   b. 1808,   d. 1890, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edward Wade Petherick,   b. 2 Feb 1840, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1915, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Elizabeth Petherick,   b. 30 Jan 1844, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1923, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1804 - Helston, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Oct 1804 - Helston, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Nov 1828 - St. Mary's Church, Lambeth, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Vessel Aurora departed Gravesend, England 18 Sept 1839. Full details at: http://www.huttcity.govt.nz/Leisure--Culture/Museums-and-galleries/Our-museums/petone-settlers-data/DisplayPerson/?Id=2601&SearchString=Petherick&Page=1&searchYear=1840 - 22 Jan 1840 - Port Nicholson, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlternate Death - 22 Dec 1885 - Wellington New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1885 - Wellington New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bolton Street Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - BMD/D/1883/2/AZ/000052/261
    England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - BMD/D/1883/2/AZ/000052/261
    England & Wales births 1837-2006 - BMD/B/1882/3/AZ/000084/323
    England & Wales births 1837-2006 - BMD/B/1882/3/AZ/000084/323
    1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - GBC/1891/0010829553
    1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - GBC/1891/0010829553
    England & Wales births 1837-2006 - BMD/B/1884/2/AZ/000087/352
    England & Wales births 1837-2006 - BMD/B/1884/2/AZ/000087/352
    England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - BMD/D/1961/1/AZ/000187/026
    England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - BMD/D/1961/1/AZ/000187/026
    England & Wales births 1837-2006 - BMD/B/1888/1/AZ/000085/358
    England & Wales births 1837-2006 - BMD/B/1888/1/AZ/000085/358
    England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 - BMD/M/1928/2/AZ/000169/067
    England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 - BMD/M/1928/2/AZ/000169/067

  • Notes 
    • Married Phoebe Gritten 1804-1838 Four children who emigrated to NZ with James, 1839 on the Aurora leaving Gravesend London 22nd Sept 1839, arriving Port Hardy, South Island on 17.01.40 and then Wellington 22nd January 1840

      why would she and James give their first son her married name?


  • Sources 
    1. [S46] Petherick Web Site, Betty Masterson, James Petherick (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2019.
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    2. [S66] Geary Web Site, Kevin Geary, James Petherick (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2019.
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    3. [S68] Ranner Site UK and NL, Edward George Ranner, James Petherick (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2019.
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    4. [S46] Petherick Web Site, Betty Masterson, James Petherick (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2019.
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    5. [S76] Faculty Office Marriage Licences - Findmypast, Findmypast, Record set: Faculty Office Marriage Licences; Subcategory: Parish Marriages; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom, Wales;.

    6. [S77] England Marriages 1538-1973 - Findmypast, Findmypast, Batch number: M01191-0; Record set: England Marriages 1538-1973; Subcategory: Parish Marriages; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom;.

    7. [S78] Surrey Marriages - Findmypast, Findmypast, Source: Parish Register Transcripts; Record set: Surrey Marriages; Subcategory: Parish Marriages; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom;.

    8. [S21] New Zealand Death Index - Findmypast, Findmypast, Record set: New Zealand Death Index; Subcategory: Civil Deaths & Burials; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: Australia & New Zealand, New Zealand;.

    9. [S74] Cornwall Baptisms - Findmypast, Findmypast, Record set: Cornwall Baptisms; Subcategory: Parish Baptisms; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom;.

    10. [S73] Cornwall Marriages - Findmypast, Findmypast, Record set: Cornwall Marriages; Subcategory: Parish Marriages; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom;.