Walter Shrimpton

1842–July 1936 (Age 94)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Walter

When Walter Shrimpton was born in 1842, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Shrimpton, was 31 and his mother, Amelia Leea, was 21. He married Margaret Mary Rich in April 1874, in Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand. He lived in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in July 1936, in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, at the age of 94.

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Walter Shrimpton
Edith Maud Forster
Marriage: 13 January 1900
Edith Mary Shrimpton
Barbara Muriel Shrimpton
Walter Shrimpton
Ronald Honi Shrimpton
Wallace Shrimpton

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
Age 16
Province: Hawke's Bay Province was founded in 1858 as a province of New Zealand, after being separated from the Wellington Province following a meeting in Napier in February 1858. The Province was abolished in 1876 along with all other provinces in New Zealand. It was replaced with a Provincial District.
Age 34
Called a County from 1876 to 1989. Local government has gone through three principal phases with different structures: the provincial era, from 1853 to 1876; the counties and boroughs system from 1876 until 1989; and the current system of regions, cities and districts.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Sherington (Bucks), recorded as Shrington, Schrington in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Shrimpton in household of Amelia Shrimpton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Walter Shrimpton, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Walter Shrimpton, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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