George Sykes[1]

Male 1815 - 1873  (58 years)


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  • Name George Sykes  [2
    Born 12 Mar 1815  Bentley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 20 Apr 1840  Port Nicholson, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George and Jane arrived in New Zealand on the barque 'Bolton' on 20 April 1840. 
    Reference Number WC..S1F 
    Buried Jul 1873  Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
    Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
    Sykes Family Plot
    Plot: 34
    Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
    Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
    Sykes†George 1812 - 1873; Jane 1822 - 1883: Isaac 1843 - 1871; Annie 1866 - 1866; Isaac 1869 - 1932

    Plot: 34
    Died 21 Jul 1873  The Hutt, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • George and Jane arrived on Thorndon Beach, Wellington on 20th April 1840 "Bolton" after leaving England 19 Nov 1839; George farmed at The Waiwhetu, in the Hutt. [2]
    Person ID I232  Frost Family
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2012 

    Father Isaac Sykes,   b. 1780, Arksey, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Ann Simpson,   b. 27 May 1773, Bentley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun1821, Arksey, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1804  Arksey, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Ann married Isaac as widow Ann Wright nee Simpson aged 30 at Arksey;
    Family ID F64  Group Sheet

    Family Jane Child,   b. 25 May 1823, Altofts, Normanton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Sep 1883, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1839  Normanton, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Jane Sykes,   b. Abt 1842, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1872, Mataikona, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    +2. Isaac Sykes,   b. 30 Dec 1843, The Hutt, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1871, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     3. William Joseph Sykes,   b. 04 Sep 1849, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Sykes,   b. 22 Sep 1851, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1906  (Age 54 years)
     5. Robert Sykes,   b. 13 Jun 1853, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1854  (Age 0 years)
     6. James Sykes,   b. 01 Apr 1855, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Hannah Sarah Sykes,   b. 10 Sep 1857, Silverstream, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jul 1895, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     8. Henry Sykes,   b. 19 Feb 1860, Silverstream, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Frederick Sykes,   b. 22 Feb 1863, Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1815 - Bentley, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Oct 1839 - Normanton, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jul 1873 - Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jul 1873 - The Hutt, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S107] Tombstone Christs Church, Taita, Christ's Church Taita, Lower hutt, new Zealand (Reliability: 3).
      Sykes George 1812 - 1873


    2. [S92] Sykes Phillip Howard.

    3. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1873/11045 (Reliability: 3), 21 Jul 1873.
      Sykes George Age at death 58Y

    4. [S146] Peter Sykes family tree.