Mary Ann Wright

Mary Ann Wright

Female Abt 1837 - 1904  (~ 67 years)

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  • Name Mary Ann Wright 
    Born Abt 1837  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number WB..SM 
    Died 23 Mar 1904  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Mar 1904  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I103  Frost Family | The Shirreffs family
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2009 

    Father Cameron 
    Mother Anne Stuart 
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Duncan Shirreffs,   b. Abt 1833, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1909, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1856  Saint Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joseph and Mary were married in the Zion Chapel.
    Marriage Register
    Marriage Register
    Immigration 24 Oct 1869  Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    LKeft Glasgow on 28 July 1869 aboard the clipper ship 'James Nicol Fleming'. Arriving at Port Chalmers on Sunday 24 October 1869 
    • Joseph Duncan left Aberdeen with his family to come to New Zealand, for a three year engagement with the firm of Mortons, as the head of the tinsmithing and preserving departments at the Glasgow Meat Preserving Company's meat works at Woodlands in Southland NZ.
      Joseph, Mary Ann his wife, their children Elizabeth, Jean, William and James and Jane Cameron, Mary's half sister, left Glasgow on 28 July 1869 aboard the clipper ship 'James Nicol Fleming'. The 992 ton ship, with 160 passengers on board, made its maiden voyage to New Zealand in 88 days between ports, arriving at Port Chalmers on Sunday 24 October 1869.

      A description of the ship's journey is given in 'The Otago Daily Times' on Monday 25 October 1869. The paper?s shipping column also shows the ship's arrival with 14 cabin passengers and 146 in second cabin and steerage. In the imports column a large list of engineering and similar goods is shown arriving on the 'James Nicol Fleming' belonging to a William Moody. According to the book 'Early Woodlands', by Margaret Trotter, Mr W. Moodie was a representative of the Glasgow Meat Preserving Company.

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    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Ann Shirreffs,   b. 9 Aug 1856, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1928, Gore, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Jane (Jean) Shirreffs,   b. 14 Jun 1858,   d. 19 Aug 1900  (Age 42 years)
     3. Joseph Shirreffs,   b. 30 Nov 1862, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Joseph Shirreffs,   b. 22 Jan 1864, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. William Wilson Shirreffs,   b. 9 Sep 1865, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1948  (Age 82 years)
    +6. James Cameron Shirreffs,   b. 20 Dec 1866, Saint Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1926, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     7. Nisbet Mcrobie Shirreffs,   b. 26 Mar 1871, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1954, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +8. Joseph Duncan Shirreffs,   b. Abt 1873,   d. 29 Jul 1945  (Age ~ 72 years)
    +9. Rachel Ann Duncan Shirreffs,   b. 3 Mar 1875, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1948  (Age 72 years)
    +10. Sarah Shirreffs,   b. 4 Apr 1879, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1969, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     11. Gordon Sherriffs,   b. 21 May 1884, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1910, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 9 May 2019 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Aug 1856 - Saint Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - LKeft Glasgow on 28 July 1869 aboard the clipper ship 'James Nicol Fleming'. Arriving at Port Chalmers on Sunday 24 October 1869 - 24 Oct 1869 - Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Mar 1904 - Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Mar 1904 - Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mary Shirreffs
    Mary Shirreffs
    Joseph and Mary Shirreffs
    Joseph and Mary Shirreffs
    Granny Wyeth
    Granny Wyeth

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Cemetery Records, Invercargill City Council (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S25] Cliff Shirreffs, Invercargill.