Country of Origin: England
Area in New Zealand: Bay of Islands
James married Harriet Nelson formerly Hurrferth/Hersferth (Charles died 1819 Australia).
James Shepherd, 1796 - 1882, arrived probably on 'Hawers' Bay of Islands 1820 and not 'Dromeday' (From Sydney Gazette) (Auckland City Library Inmagic).
James Shepherd and family advertised in the Sydney Gazette on the 3rd of March 1821 that they were soon to leave the colony in the Brig Hope for New Zealand (as missionaries).
James Nelson 1822 Kerikeri married Selina Mitchell NSW, died 1905 at Kaeo
Isaac 1823 Kerikeri died 1898 at Kaeo
Harriet 1826 Rangihoua died 1828 Rangihoua
Robert Osmond 1829 Rangihoua married Juliet Shuttleworth NSW, no children died 1915 Kissing Point, NSW
Alfred Brown 1831 Rangihoua married Emily Faithfull, died 1906 Waiare
Harriet Ann Isabella 1833 Te Puna married John Thomas Arnold Hows
Richard Hill 1835 Kerikeri died 1861, Waitangi
Thomas Williams 1842 Waimate married Louisa Ann Saies, died 1922
Henry George 1844 Wangaroa married Ellen Hooker, died 1927 buried at Waitangi
Also these children not recorded in the Anglican baptisms record.
Elizabeth Jane, born Kerikeri 1836 married John Begg, died 1913
John Goodwin, born Kerikeri 1838 married Mary Noble, died 1916 Northland
At Kissing Point (NSW) we dined with Isaac Shepherd, a good old man, who has a son a missionary in New Zealand, and a daughter in O'Tahiti, the wife of a missionary of the name of Henry J Shepherd has resided in the colony forty-two years, and has prospered temporarily as he has grown in grace in which he exceeded most of his contemporaries.