Groves, John, 1807-1892

Came to New Zealand from Isle of Wight in 1855 in the 'New Era' and settled in Wairarapa. John Groves (Senior) was born on 21 Sep 1807. Married Ann Russell Peach (b 1808) on 28 Dec 1830. The couple had 4 sons and 5 daughters (born between 1831-1849). Their son John Groves (Junior), May 1844-1905, lived at Bush Grove, Wairarapa.

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Date: 1855-[ca 1920] By: Matheson, William Brooklyn, 1861-1939 Ref: qMS-1348 Description: Tale of the hazards of fire in the Forty Mile Bush, late 19th century; 2 letters from John and Ann Groves to England, describing life at Castlepoint (1855-18...
Date: [1815-1962] By: Groves family Ref: MS-Group-1188 Description: Includes family correspondence from 1856, business papers (insurance, shares, tax, leases and mortgages) marriage and death certificates, newspaper clippings...