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Alexander Wright & Elsie Nunns ~ Wedding Wednesday

L > R:  ? Nunns, Jack Burgess, Violet Nicholson, Alexander Wright, Elsie (Nunns) Wright, Alice (Cockerham) Nunns, Sam Nunns. A returned soldier’s wedding took place at Holy Trinity Church yesterday afternoon, when Corporal Alex Wright, of Gisborne, was married to Miss Elsie Nunns, eldest daughter of Mr S. Nunns, of Gisborne.  The bride, who was…

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The Nunns from Yorkshire

Sam Nunns and Alice Cockerham, my great great grandparents, were from the West Riding of Yorkshire. Sam was born on February 8th, 1874 in Rothwell, to Henry Nunns and Tamar Dickinson.1 Sam became a stone mason. Alice was born on March 9th, 1878 in Oulton, to Alfred Cockerham and Sarah Ann Kemp.2 She worked as…

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Sam & Alice Nunns ~ Wordless Wednesday

Front L ->R: Charles, Norman (Eric), Hector, Margaret (Gwendoline) standing Back L->R: Alice Cockerham Nunns, Hazel, Gordon, Sam Nunns, Elsie (my great grandmother) Wordless Wednesday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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Planning a trip oop North ~ Sorting Saturday

Part of my summer holiday this year will be spent “oop North”, more specifically West Yorkshire.  The Nunns and Cockerhams on the maternal side of my family all come from around the Rothwell area (that I’ve discovered so far in my research), so it makes it easy to base myself in one spot nearby. View…

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NZ Research plan – review

Auckland Archives office Customs Inwards letter – The High Commissioner for New Zealand, London – Alexander Wright – passenger to Auckland per “Rimutaka” leaving London 12 June 1908 (possibly great grandfather) I decided not to visit the Auckland Archives in the end. I wasn’t sure the item would be connected to my family at all….

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NZ Research plan

Auckland Archives office Customs Inwards letter – The High Commissioner for New Zealand, London – Alexander Wright – passenger to Auckland per “Rimutaka” leaving London 12 June 1908 (possibly great grandfather) Wellington Archives office Probate file for Patrick James O’Rourke – 1908 (great great uncle) Probate file for George Tunnecliff – 1912 (great great great…

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