Henry Hamilton Wauchop

March 1883–27 January 1968 (Age 84)
Ellesmere, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Henry Hamilton

When Henry Hamilton Wauchop was born in March 1883, in Ellesmere, Canterbury, New Zealand, his father, Thomas Wauchop, was 39 and his mother, Rachel Stewart, was 29. He married Agnes Staniland in 1909, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 27 January 1968, at the age of 84, and was buried in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hamilton Wauchop
Agnes Staniland
Marriage: 1909
Dorothy Rachel Wauchop
Patricia Ada Wauchop
Henry Hamilton Wauchop

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1909New Zealand
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park
    Age 4
    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
    Age 10
    New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
    Age 24
    The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from either of two places in Scotland: Wauchopedale in Dumfriesshire or Wauchope in Hobkirk (Roxburghshire). The placename is from Old English wala hop ‘valley of the Welshmen’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (6)

    • Wauchop in entry for Dorothy Rachel Palmer, "Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982"
    • H H Wauchop, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973"
    • Henry Hamilton Wauchop, "Find A Grave Index"

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