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Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« on: Saturday 06 January 18 09:54 GMT (UK) »
Evelyn Ivy Bunting-Born 1882   unsure where-died 1964 auckland, married John Charles Clayton 1901

Unable to find a source that verifies the place she was born. Wanganui is listed on some family trees and parents Edward John Bunting and Eliza Brown.There is some indication she was adopted but no records to support this. Checked inward passenger lists incase it was out of NZ but no luck there.
Is there anywhere to lookup adoptions in Wanganui?

thanks for any help.
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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 06 January 18 18:35 GMT (UK) »
Hello eevee

I have some information re: Evelyn Ivy and her "adoption"  which I will add to this thread, later today.   Still have a way to go with sifting through and checking records.

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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 07 January 18 00:46 GMT (UK) »
Thankyou Lu,
Boylan,Budd,Hartill,Dibble,Buchanan, Abbot,Harper
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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 07 January 18 04:11 GMT (UK) »
Hi eevee,

You may already have the wills of Edward John & Eliza Emma Bunting but if not.......

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893C-MCDY?i=556&cc=1865481

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93C-MHV4?i=344&cc=1865481

May not be relevant but Evelyn is only mentioned in the will of Eliza.

Remarriage?:

1926/9867   Laura Brokenshire   Biddick   Edward John   Bunting


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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 07 January 18 06:52 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Miniehaha, I didn't have these. Yes there was a second marriage for Edward John after the death of Eliza.These wills do tie in other family members
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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 07 January 18 09:53 GMT (UK) »
Hi eevee

As you've already suggested, Evelyn Ivy BUNTING was the "adopted" daughter of Eliza Emma (nee BROWN) and her husband Edward John BUNTING who married in 1877.

Firstly, as background a note on Eliza's family :
There are quite a few "trees" online covering Eliza Emma's BROWN family (John Tattersell BROWN and Catherine SEDCOLE) who married in Kent, ENG in 1845 where Eliza Emma was born in 1849 at Dover.    The family arrived in Wellington NZ sometime after early 1858 and prior to April 1861 when their son Alfred Sedcole BROWN was born.    Can't find an exact time or the ship on which they arrived, but John BROWN appears to have been sponsored by a "J. SEDCOLE and James Geo. COX" of (presumably) Wellington.

As there is no apparent birth registration for Evelyn Ivy BUNTING on the NZ BDM Birth index, it seems she perhaps had not been formally adopted ?

However a search of the NZ Birth index (@ ancestry) revealed an 1883 registration for >
"Eveline Ivy SEDCOLE".  There was no registration place given but you should check the NZ Birth microfiche records at a (larger) NZ library for that.
And, NZ BDM online has the following Birth registration >

1883 / 6730 - SEDCOLE - Eveline Ivy
Mother:   Sushannah *        Father :  N/R   (name not recorded)


[Date of birth (as deduced from the online listing) is = 12 March 1883 ]

[*  The mother's forename is spelled incorrectly - should read as "Susannah" ]

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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 07 January 18 10:35 GMT (UK) »
SEDCOLE + BROWN + BUNTING :

Obviously it seemed there might be a connection between Catherine (nee SEDCOLE) BROWN (Eliza BUNTING's mother) and the "J. SEDCOLE" who had sponsored the BROWN family's journery to NZ.

As it transpired, "J. SEDCOLE" was Captain John SEDCOLE a mariner, who appears to have arrived in NZ (more specifically at Wellington), sometime around 1853;   a brother to Eliza's mother, Catherine.

In 1857 John SEDCOLE married Elizabeth Ann NASH at St. Peters Church, Wellington.
Children of the couple were >

SEDCOLE
1858 - no given name
1859 - Clara Ann
1861 - Elizabeth
1863 - James Charles
1865 - Susannah *
1867 - Margaret West
1870 - Matthew Montgomery

[*  It seems most likely than not, that this Susannah SEDCOLE  b. 1865, was the mother of Eveline Ivy born 1883.    So Susannah SEDCOLE was the niece of Catherine BROWN (Eliza Emma's mother) ... and also the cousin of Eliza Emma. ]

A further note:     Captain John SEDCOLE died at his Wellington home on 18 November 1871.
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/WI18711120.2.7

Probate record for John SEDCOLE :
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99N4-QJXP?i=342&cc=1865481

His widow, Elizabeth Ann, remarried to James SHENNEN 1872 and moved her family to Foxton.

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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 07 January 18 11:08 GMT (UK) »
In 1887, Susannah SEDCOLE married Thomas Albert CHAMBERLAIN.

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP18871220.2.6

Susannah was known variously as "Susie" / "Susan"  / "Susannah" :

The couple had at least 10 children.

CHAMBERLAIN

1888 - Alfred Francis
1890 - Thomas Richard
1893 } - Olive Margaret Clara
1893 } - Violet Mona Martha - died 1894 @ 7 months
1895 - Charles Sedcole
1898 - Lawrence Henry - died aged 11 mths
1900 - Walter Henry
1901 - JosephWilliam
1903 - Edith Maud
1910 - Albert Islington
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[Unconnected to Eveline Ivy SEDCOLE but just for interests' sake -    Thomas Albert CHAMBERLAIN served in WW1.  Can't currently access his Army file at Archives to give you the link but it does state that he was born at Southampton, ENG. 27 March 1866.   ]

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Re: Bunting, Evelyn Ivy-looking for birth record maybe wanganui adoption
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 07 January 18 11:22 GMT (UK) »
Susannah (SEDCOLE )  CHAMBERLAIN :

Funeral Notice for Mrs Susan CHAMBERLAIN :

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19441218.2.5

Burial at Karori Cemetery, Wellington :
https://wellington.govt.nz/services/community-and-culture/cemeteries/cemeteries-search

also Thomas Albert CHAMBERLAIN - buried 13 January 1850 (and several of their children also.)

    ~  Lu