Frederick Alfred HUNT, 18441924 (aged 80 years)

Frederick Alfred /HUNT/
Given names
Frederick Alfred
Birth February 11, 1844
Death February 26, 1924 (aged 80 years)
Address: 5 McDonald Street, Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand

Fred, Maria and their 5 daughters sailed from England on 23 Feb 1874 in Cabin 4 on the sailing ship Rooparell arriving in NZ on 30 May 1874. Fred was aged 29, Maria 30, Millicent 11, Emma 10, Clara 6, Elizabeth 4, Ellen . Occupation was listed as a smith's labourer. The whole trip cost L65/5/-They paid L7/10/-. so were in debt when they arrived. They disembarked at Port Waikato and sailed up the Waikato River to Hamilton


Obituary The death occurred in Auckland of Mr F A Hunt at the advanced age of 80 years. Deceased arrived in New Zealand 50 years ago and was for 30 years a resident of Hamilton, being for 25 years engaged as a machinist and runner at the Waikato Argus in which capacity he will be remembered by a large number of settlers between Hamilton and Cambridge. He left Hamilton some years ago and until recently had enjoyed good health. He was a fine stamp of settler and was held in high esteem by all who knew him. He is survived by his widow, 9 children, 51 grand-children and 43 great-grandchildren

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