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Re: Thomas William Jackson
« Reply #36 on: Monday 05 February 18 03:25 GMT (UK) »
Hi Frances

James O'SHAUGHNESSY (b. 1869) ... very likely the chap here,  on the  "Arawa" to NZ in 1887 ?

Aged 17 years ( bc 1870)  - ex Limerick - occ:  Farm labourer.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FSY5-HY4

Also arrived under sponsorship - will check further.

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Re: Thomas William Jackson
« Reply #37 on: Monday 05 February 18 03:32 GMT (UK) »
James O'SHAUGHNESSY :

Mmm ... his name didn't come up in my earlier searches of "colonial-nominated" passengers.
But again the sponsor is Mrs Mary GAYNE of  Kakaramea, (Taranaki district).

 http://www.huttcity.govt.nz/Leisure--Culture/Museums-and-galleries/Our-museums/petone-settlers-data/DisplayPerson/?Id=36094&SearchString=Arawa&Page=6&searchY

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Re: Thomas William Jackson
« Reply #38 on: Monday 05 February 18 03:51 GMT (UK) »
NZ Marriage :

[Almost embarrassed to show how this name was transcribed.   ::)  ;D  Our NZ BDM has something to answer for considering you're required to enter into the search box, names, exactly as they have them spelled.   i. e.  no wild card searches available.   Bah !! ]

O'SHANPHRESSY  ;D[sic]  -  James -- Eleanor BUCKRIDGE -- Year:  1899

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James died in 1949 - and is buried with wife Eleanor (also known as Julia), and two sons, James d. 1974 age 68 and John Thomas d. 1930 aged 20 yrs.
They are all interred at the Marton Cemetery (Mount View) - which is the same place that Mary O'SHAUGHNESSY (mother of Mary JACKSON)  was also laid to rest.  (See earlier Reference I gave for her.)
James and Eleanor appear to have had quite a number of children.

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Re: Thomas William Jackson
« Reply #39 on: Monday 05 February 18 12:43 GMT (UK) »
Fantastic information Lu thank you.  Am now reverting to a family member living in Australia his mother was Jackson lives in NZ but havent researched the family extensively and my request was to find if they had Irish connections so if James O Shaughnessy had several children it will be interesting to maybe trace their offspring another project.
My contact in Australia his parents have a farm in Taranaki but have it leased out in later years.
Rgds Frances :)

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Re: Thomas William Jackson
« Reply #40 on: Monday 05 February 18 20:24 GMT (UK) »
Lucy2 is it possible when u have time to check if Thomas Matheson Jackson & Mary Shaughnessy had any other children -  they married in 1895 & Thomas William was born 1901. Rgds & Tks again Frances :)

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Re: Thomas William Jackson
« Reply #41 on: Monday 05 February 18 20:28 GMT (UK) »
From this site:
https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/search?path=%2FqueryEntry.m%3Ftype%3Dbirths

1899/5296   Jackson   Sarah Julia   Mary   Thomas Matheson   -
1895/6069   Jackson   Rachel Mary   Mary Ellen   Thomas Matheson
1901/11684   Jackson   Thomas William   Mary Ellen   Thomas Matheson   -
1909/24393   Jackson   Robert Henry   Mary   Thomas Matheson   -
1896/8526   Jackson   Dorothy   Mary   Thomas Matheson   -
1912/25461   Jackson   Patrick Francis   Mary   Thomas Mathison

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Re: Thomas William Jackson
« Reply #42 on: Monday 05 February 18 21:00 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Hurworth more research to be done on these family members :)