Country of Birth:
Original Area in NZ: Bay of Islands
Sources: NLA Newspapers
Greenway or Greenaway?
George Greenway married Elizabeth Lyons in NSW in 1831.
James H Greenway born to George and Elizabeth NSW 1831.
National Archives. 16 August 1833 - George Greenaway, Bay of Islands - Statements, copies of letters, agreement regarding sale of cutter "Emma" (ship) by Edward Fishwick to John Poyner, and subsequent seizure by native chiefs to satisfy debt of Fishwick for spars supplied.
Life in Early Poverty Bay p. 176, that the whaling station which Clayton operated at Waikokopu had previously been owned by Greenaway and Batman [? Bateman], and that it was destroyed by fire in 1839, “Captain Clayton having only just taken possession.” Greenaway was, probably, George Greenaway, merchant, of the Bay of Islands.
The New Zealanders were at open hostilities with the Europeans at the Bay of Islands and had committed numerous depredations upon them. The shipping in the Bay were under the necessity of firing upon the natives to keep them off, having amongst other things, made several attempts to break into the house of Mr Greenaway during Mrs. G's confinement.
Sydney Herald 17th July 1837
Extract of letter received from the Bay of Islands dated May 15th 1837.
They robbed Mr Greenaway and two shipwrights, the only offense those persons committed was that they lived on ground which Boo Murry had sold several years past.
Anglican baptisms register, Auckland City Library
Maria Ann 1837
Eliza 1838 Opua
Jane Norwood 1838 Opua
Louisa 1840 Paihia
Anglican deaths registered
Greenway, Elizabeth 1888, 93yrs, Russell
Greenway, George 1877, 71yrs
Greenway, James 1840 21yrs
Greenway James Hamlyn 1902 70yrs
Greenway Louisa 1865 26yrs