George Towersey1

#2158, (28 March 1849-15 December 1884)
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Birth*28 MAR 1849 George Towersey was born on 28 MAR 1849 at Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, England.1 
Baptism1 JUL 1855 He was baptized on 1 JUL 1855 at St Mary's Church, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, England.2 
Marriage*29 JAN 1880 He married Elizabeth Lane, daughter of Henry Lane and Harriet Trodd, on 29 JAN 1880 at Sydney Street, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand.3,4 
Death*15 DEC 1884 George Towersey died on 15 DEC 1884 at Pelorus, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand, aged 35.5 
Burial*DEC 1884 He was buried in DEC 1884 at Plot No. 175.E, Bolton Street Cemetery, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand.6 
Residence30 MAR 1861 He lived at High Street, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, England.7 
Residence*30 MAR 1871 He lived at 26-28 Richmond Road South, West Hackney, London, England.8 
Employment*30 MAR 1871 He was employed as Baker; employer William Doig. at West Hackney, London, England.9 
Occupation*1881 The occupation of George Towersey was 'Baker; own business.10
Criminal*1883 He was Charged with drunkenness and threatening wife. in 1883.10 

Family

Elizabeth Lane b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 2 Feb 1926
Marriage*29 JAN 1880 He married Elizabeth Lane, daughter of Henry Lane and Harriet Trodd, on 29 JAN 1880 at Wellington, North Island.3,4 
Children
Last Edited29 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Thame, Oxon., Apr-Jun 1849, vol 16 114.
  2. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., parents William & Emma, Long Crendon, Bucks., 919238.
  3. [S120] New Zealand Registers, marriage; George Towersey & Elizabeth Lane, NZ folio 708.
  4. [S29] Email from, from Ron Stretton of NZ, a descendant; 20/7/2010.
  5. [S120] New Zealand Registers, death; George Towersey, Pelorus, Nelson, NZ Oct-Dec 1884. fn 1651.
  6. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, burial details from www.wellington.gov.nz/services/cemeteries/ on 20/07/2010.
  7. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, with parents William & Emma & 3 brothers.
  8. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, house of William Doig.
  9. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, age 22.
  10. [S29] Email from, from Ron Stretton of NZ, 20/7/2010.
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