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Board Name: Scotland Genealogy
Richard Anderson Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Dec 30, 2000
firstly id like to take this opportunity to wish you all a
happy new year...make it a good one

ive recently become a father for the first time, and felt that
it would be nice to be able to pass onto my daughter the research
that i and my great-aunt have done into our family tree.

the families that i am researching include:

Work (Scotland/New Zealand) - the family originated from

Mill (Scotland) - i need leads on an Elspet Mill who married a Magnis

Swaney (Scotland/?) - i need leads on an Margaret Swaney who married
a Magnus Work (son of the above Magnus)

Ensor (New Zealand, ?) - im looking for leads into the family of my
great-grandfather Glenwyn Vivian Buchanan Ensor

Nicol (New Zealand, Scotland) - i need leads on an Ann Nicol who was
born about 1815

Thomas (New Zealand, ?) - im looking for info on Isabella
Thomas,Thomas Thomas and Susan Thomas

Mathers (New Zealand, ?) - im looking for info on the family of
Mildred Elizabeth Mathers and Archie Mathers.

Dickson (New Zealand, Scotland) - im looking for info on anyone
related to Captain William Dickson born about 1815 (the family
originated from Dundee,Scotland)

Player (New Zealand, England) - any relation of Joseph Player
Married (to Rebecca Phillips) 9 Apr 1798, Holy Trinity, Exeter,
Devon, England
Children: George Player,Joseph Player,Richard Player,Rebecca Player,
John Phillips Player,Sarah Flood Player,(Captain) Charles Player, Ann
Cornish Player,Edward Player (Ted)

Phillips (England) - any info on the abovementioned Rebecca Phillips

Anderson (New Zealand, ?) - any info on Charles Paul? Anderson (my
grandfather) who lived in Wanganui, New Zealand, he apparently had 3
wives and may have been a bygomist, its thought that he took off to
australia and had a sister named Joan.

Pedley (New Zealand, England) - any info on the family of:

Thomas Henry Pedley
Born: 1838 Stourbridge Worcestor, England
Christened: 28 Oct 1838, Old Swinford, Worcester, England
Mother: Sarah Pedley (nee: ?)
Father: ?
Married: Elisabeth Kennedy Anderson, (1912 Wanganui, New Zealand)
Children: William Pedley, Mary Catherine Pedley, then a Still born
son, Thomas Henry Pedley, John Anderson Pedley, Elizabeth Mary
Pedley, Jane or Janet Pedley, George Walter Pedley, Robert Pedley,
James Pedley, Benjeman Pedley

Cameron (New Zealand, Scotland) - any info on the family of Long John

McPherson (Scotland)- any info on an Alice McPherson

Moir (Scotland) - any relations of :

Margaret Moir
Born: about 1819, Dundee, Scotland
Died: ?
Married: William Dickson (Ship Commander), 8 Sep 1840 Dundee,Scotland
Mother: Margaret Mackay
Father: Adam Moir
Children: William Seaton Dickson, John Moir Dickson, Helen Seaton
Dickson, William Dickson

Mackay (Scotland)

Stratford (New Zealand, England) - any relations of:
John Stratford
Born: Abt 1781
Died: ?
Children: George Alder Stratford

Hollingshead (New Zealand, England, USA) - any relations of:

Mary Ann Hollingshead
Born: 1819, London, England
Christening: 13 Sep 1819, Saint Andrew,
Holborn, London, England
Died: 25 May 1895, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand
Buried: 28 May 1895, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand
Mother: ?
Father: John Hollingshead
Married: George Alder Stratford
Marriage: 24 Sep 1841, St James Clerkenmell, Middlesex, England
Children: Ellen Eliza Stratford
Married: John William Simmonds
Marriage: 17 Apr 1865, Wellington, New Zealand

Sutherland (New Zealand, ?) - any relations of David Sutherland (my

Lowe (New Zealand, ?) - any relations of Harry Lowe (who was the 3rd
husband of Isabell Alice Player Dickson, my great-grandmother)

info also sort on:
John Arthur Adams
Janet Adams McTaggart

Elisabeth Kennedy Anderson
Born: 22 Oct 1849, Abbey, Renfrew (Paisley), Scotland

Donald Foote
Children: Ashley Foote, Donna Foote, Christine Foote, Richard Don
Anderson (who was adopted out at birth in 1967, would love to find
him as hes the uncle who i was named after)

Frederick William Hammond
Married: Elizabeth Annie Cameron (Lizzie) in 1887
Children: Mary Hammond Hammond, Thomas Frederick Hammond

Rose Hannah Hedgeman
Born: 8th September ?
Died: 10th April 1964
Married: William Walter Nichole Work
Children: Henry Ernest Nichol Work, Jessie Edith Work, Norman James
Nichol Work, William Work

Albert Henry Nees MBE JP (Bert)
Mother: Kate Cameron
Father: Frederick William Charles Nees

Alexander Mann Born: 13th April 1860
Ann Nicol Mann Born: 16th September 1859
Jessie Elizabeth Willemina Mann Born: 16th April 1863

Mary Orkney Born: 1841

Margaret Ann Preston (Maggie)
Born: ?
Died: ? (Asthma)
Mother: ?
Father: ?
Married: Edward Preston Player
Marriage: 11 Jul 1842,Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwick, England
Children: Margaret Ann Player,Sarah Nicholson Player,David Preston
Player, Edward Preston Player (Ted Jr)
note: she is the sister of Robert Preston

Jane Richie/Ritchie
Married: William Anderson
Children: Elisabeth Kennedy Anderson

Isabella ?
Born: 1800
Died: 3 Aug 1876
Married: John Cameron (Long John)
Children: John Cameron (Sr) , Donald Cameron, Duncan Cameron

Elizabeth Joanne Work
Born: 1852 (Delton,Shetland,Scotland)
Died: ?
Father: William Work
Mother: Ann Nicol
Married: ?
Children: ?

Ernest Nicole Work
Father: William Nichole Work
Mother: Isabella Thomas

George Orkney Work
Born: 28th March 1870, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: ?
Married: ?
Mother: Mary Orkney
Father: James Nicoll Work
Children: ?

James Work
Born: 3rd May 1868
Christened: 31st May 1868, Blytheswood, Lanark, Scotland
Died: ?
Married: ?
Mother: Mary Orkney
Father: James Nicoll Work
Children: ?

Sophia Victor Work
James Work
George Orkney Work
William Brodie Work
Mary Orkney Work

Jessie Ann Work
Born: 4th August 1873
Died: ?
Married: Frederick George
Mother: Isabella Thomas
Father: William Nichole Work
Children: Jessie Isabella George,Frederick George,Thomas George

Joanne Work Born: 1852

John Thomas Nicole Work
Born: ?
Died: ?
Married: Edith Lucy Gray
Mother: Isabella Thomas
Father: William Nichole Work
Children: ?

Matilda Elizabeth Sarah Work
Born: ?
Died: ?
Father: William Nichole WORK
Mother: Isabella Thomas
Married: Henry Thompson

Norma Work
Born: 1930
Mother: Jessie Edith Work

Robert Mark Nicole Work
Born: ?
Died: ?
Married: ?
Father: William Nichole Work
Mother: Isabella Thomas
Children: ?

William Work
Born: 1903
Died: ?
Father: William Walter Nichole Work
Mother: Rose Hannah Hedgeman
Married to: Miriam Dora ?
Children: ?

William Work/Wirk
Born: 4th May 1800
Died: 10th December 1867 (South Leith,Edinburgh,Scotland)
Father: Magnus Work/Wirk
Mother: Elizabeth (Elspit) Mill
Married: 26th December 1833
Married to: Ann Nicol
Children: William Nichole Work,Janet (Jessie) Work,James Nicoll
Work,Elizabeth Joanne Work

all help with any leads most appreciated, i am working at the moment
on putting together a website with all the info i can come up with

Richard Anderson
Wellington, New Zealand

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