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Lidiard family

John Lidiard and

Country of origin: England
Area in New Zealand: Bay of Islands
Source: My Ancestors story

Details: Born Deptford in 1789, John left the 'Vansittart' in the Bay of Islands with his friend Luke Wade after a disagreement with the mate in 1821. John met his future wife, Kearaki, at Banks Peninsula. About 1845, aged 46, John settled at the Bluff working at John Jones Stirling Point station. John died on the 9th of January 1876

His story is told elequently in the above link.

Daughter Ann (Nancy) Lidiard married James Lee, son of John Lee. She later married Edward Stevens and William Thomas.

Obituary; Timaru Herald, Volume XXIV, Issue 1332, 3 February 1876, Page 3