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Ann Dalton
The George Seymour

Original information:
Ann Dalton (23) emigrated with her husband George, an agricultural labourer (1825-1880), and their daughter Elizabeth (infant). George worked for the Deans Estate, Riccarton.

The family apparently moved to Homebush and then to Springston.

 

POSTED BY: Maria Evans : September 26, 2010
George & Ann nee Stockton came from Tadcaster, a small village in Yorkshire Scotland.  George was the eldest son of George & Martha Dalton.  He was born on 11th December 1825.  George leased part of Rural Section Number 80 which belonged to Mary Ward. The section was described as such: 50 acres in the Christchurch district commencing at the confluence of the Wai Mairi river, with the Wairarapa river.  In 1857 after working for the Deans family at Homebush he moved to Springston where he had the farm Dumbarton.
POSTED BY: Maria Evans : September 26, 2010
George & Ann nee Stockton came from Tadcaster, a small village in Yorkshire Scotland.  George was the eldest son of George & Martha Dalton.  He was born on 11th December 1825.  George leased part of Rural Section Number 80 which belonged to Mary Ward. The section was described as such: 50 acres in the Christchurch district commencing at the confluence of the Wai Mairi river, with the Wairarapa river.  In 1857 after working for the Deans family at Homebush he moved to Springston where he had the farm Dumbarton.