Nisbet Mcrobie Shirreffs

Male 1871 - 1954  (83 years)


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  • Name Nisbet Mcrobie Shirreffs 
    Born 26 Mar 1871  Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation
    • Butcher
    Died 3 Jun 1954  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Jun 1954  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I109  Frost Family | The Shirreffs family
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2016 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Ann Wright,   b. Abt 1837, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1904, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 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.
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    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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    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet Margaret (Jessie) Hay,   b. 1874,   d. 22 Feb 1943  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1900 
    Children 
     1. Constance Rachel Shirreffs,   b. 1901,   d. 4 Nov 1964  (Age 63 years)
     2. Arthur Hay Shirreffs,   b. 27 Oct 1902, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1978, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Harold William Shirreffs,   b. 27 Nov 1906, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1962, Hawera, South Taranaki, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     4. John Nisbet Shirreffs,   b. 27 Jan 1910, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1990, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Gordon Shirreffs,   b. 8 Dec 1911, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1983, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +6. Stanley Robert Shirreffs,   b. 4 Sep 1914, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1984, Oamaru, Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1871 - Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jun 1954 - Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Jun 1954 - Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1871/40903 (Reliability: 3), 26 Mar 1871.
      Shirreffs Nisbet McRobie; Mother Mary Ann Cameron; Father Joseph

    2. [S25] Cliff Shirreffs, Invercargill.