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DODDS & SOUNESS:who were they?
« on: Friday 08 December 17 19:33 GMT (UK) »
This advertisement appeared in the 'Otago Witness' several times between September and November 1857......

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/OW18571128.2.2.3?query=dodds%20souness

I am curious as to who the "Dodds" may have been. This name does appear on my family tree, but as far as I am aware, not in New Zealand prior to 1860. Curle & Souness names were later connected to the Dodds' through marriage.

I do not know who the Souness was but "J." Curle was possibly James.


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HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: DODDS & SOUNESS:who were they?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 08 December 17 23:10 GMT (UK) »
Possibly a John DODDS ?

http://marvin.otago.ac.nz/oni/details.php?recid=298258.18
See also other John DODDS listings.

SOUNESS  -  James and James junior - listed as carpenters in early Otago rolls.
James snr - newspaper mention from 1853 :

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Re: DODDS & SOUNESS:who were they?
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 09 December 17 03:23 GMT (UK) »
John? Could be. I just don't know. There was a John Dodds born 1885 who was "mine", father Alexander. This John being the only one in the family that I have found, was he named after the 1857 John?

'Tis a puzzle......


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HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.