This index contains names of foreign persons, and their New Zealand born children, known to have resided in New Zealand up to the 31st of December 1839.
Men are listed under their surname. Women are listed in two ways- those who were married on arrival, and were never known in NZ by their maiden names, are listed as Mrs (married surname) nee (maiden surname);
those who were born or married in NZ are listed under their maiden surnames (married surname in brackets.)
Dates are of years only.
Places are those at which the person first arrived or was born.
Gender shows male or female, (m/f), and child (c), for those known to have been children prior to 1839.
The link is to more details about the person or family.
A question mark shows uncertainty.
If you know of anyone not mentioned, living in NZ prior to 31st of December 1839, please submit them using the form on the Home page.
Running Total; 11 November 2009; 1418 including 145 foreign women.