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Smales family

Mary Anna Smales nee Bumby
 
Arrived: 1838
Country of origin: England 
Area in New Zealand: Hokianga, Aotea Harbour
Source: website; Aotea Harbour

Details:
Mary Anna Bumby was born at Thirsk, Yorkshire in 1811 and, in 1838, set out for New Zealand with her brother John Bumby who was to become the new Superintendent of Missions in that country. They landed at the Mission station in the Hokianga Harbour. She brought the first bees to New Zealand.
She married Reverend Gideon Smales in 1840. They had 6 children. They lived at Pakanae, then Aotea Harbour. Mary Anna Smales died at Aotea in 1850.
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