Martha Elizabeth BLOMFIELD

(1802 - 1882)
Father*Ezekiel BLOMFIELD b. 1778, d. 1818
Mother*Mary FUNNELL b. c 1774
Martha Elizabeth BLOMFIELD was born in Wymondham, Norfolk, on 11 December 1802.1,2

She married George CLARKE, son of William CLARKE and Mary CLARKE, in Swanton Morley, Norfolk, on 14 March 1822. The marriage performed by the Rev. Henry Tacy.3,2

She died on 8 December 1882 in Waimate North, Northland, at age 79.4,2,5 She was buried at the St John the Baptist cemetery, 344 Te Ahu Ahu Rd in Waimate North.6,2

Family

George CLARKE (1798 - 1875)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C075301/0110 for Wortwell cum Harleston, Norfolk, Source Call 0825335 (RG4 1266).
  2. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  3. [S285] Family Group Sheet - Mrs M Ludbrook, "Ezekiel Blomfield family tree."
  4. [S306] Cemetery Marker - , Waimate Nth Church cemetery.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1882/4384, aged 79.
  6. [S306] Cemetery Marker - , Waimate Nth Church cemetery, Inscription on her and her husband's tombstone reads 'They came to New Zealand in 1823 as missionaries to the maoris, They rest from their labours.'

Mary BLOMFIELD

(1770 - )
Father*Stephen BLOMFIELD1 b. c 1750, d. 1809
Mother*Elizabeth LUISS1 b. c 1750, d. 1799
Mary BLOMFIELD was born in 1770 in Bradfield, Norfolk,1 and was baptised on 13 May 1770.1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S796] Diary - edited by Robin Macdonald, The Wymondham Diary of Elizabeth Blomfield 1773-1852.

Mary Ann BLOMFIELD

(1801 - 1887)
Father*Ezekiel BLOMFIELD b. 1778, d. 1818
Mother*Mary FUNNELL b. c 1774
Mary Ann BLOMFIELD was born in Wymondham, Norfolk, on 21 July 1801.1,2,3 and was baptised on 8 May 1813 at the Independent Chapel in Wortwell cum Harleston.4

She married Samuel Goddard LUDBROOK in Redenhall, Norfolk, on 4 November 1823.3,2

She was widowed on the death of her husband Samuel before 1837.2

After the death of her husband she left Gravesend in August 1841 for New Zealand on the 'Mandarin' with her son Samuel and sister Rebecca Alice Blomfield, arriving in December 1841 at Port Nicholson.2

She died on 26 November 1887 in Ohaeawai ?? at age 86.3,2 She was buried on 27 November 1887.5,2

Family

Samuel Goddard LUDBROOK ( - b 1837)
Child
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C075301 for Wortwell cum Harleston, Norfolk, Source Call 0825335 (RG4 1266).
  2. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  3. [S285] Family Group Sheet - Mrs M Ludbrook, "Ezekiel Blomfield family tree."
  4. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entries C075301 for Wortwell cum Harleston, Norfolk, Source Call 0825335 (RG4 1266).
  5. [S294] Filmed Manuscript - NZGS, Auckland, New Zealand, NZGS Microfilm Record: Buried by Phillip Walsh. States she was aged 88 yrs.

Rebecca BLOMFIELD

(1776 - )
Father*Stephen BLOMFIELD1 b. c 1750, d. 1809
Mother*Elizabeth LUISS1 b. c 1750, d. 1799
Rebecca BLOMFIELD was born in 1776 in Bradfield, Norfolk.1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S796] Diary - edited by Robin Macdonald, The Wymondham Diary of Elizabeth Blomfield 1773-1852.

Rebecca Alice BLOMFIELD

(1806 - 1850)
Father*Ezekiel BLOMFIELD b. 1778, d. 1818
Mother*Mary FUNNELL b. c 1774
Rebecca Alice BLOMFIELD was born in Wymondham, Norfolk, on 24 June 1806.1

She came to New Zealand in 1841 with her widowed sister Mrs Mary Ann LUDBROOK on the Mandarin.
She remained a spinster and lived with her other sister Mrs Martha Elizabeth CLARKE at Grove Cottage, Waimate North.2

Rebecca died on 3 June 1850 in Waimate North, Northland, at age 43. She was buried in June 1850 at the St John the Baptist cemetery, 344 Te Ahu Ahu Rd in Waimate North.3
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C075301/0112 for Wortwell cum Harleston, Norfolk, Source Call 0825335 (RG4 1266). Although this is an IGI birth entry, the description implies it has been merged with a Baptism record, or that baptism took place on the same day.
  2. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  3. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence, Buried in an unmarked grave on the immediate right hand side of the grave of the infant child Emily Clarke, in front of the church doors (Block 10, Plot 2, from Plate II of cemetery map).

Selina Deborah BLOMFIELD1

(1832 - 1910)
Father*Stephen Edward BLOMFIELD1 b. 1810, d. 1859
Mother*Elizabeth ALDERSON1 b. c 1811, d. b 1840
Selina Deborah BLOMFIELD was born on 17 February 1832 in Mendham, Norfolk,1 and was baptised on 21 August 1833 at Harleston Meeting House (Independent) in Mendham.1
The siblings Selina, Marianne and Edward were listed in the 1851 census at Young St in Doncaster, Yorkshire, with their parents, Stephen Edward BLOMFIELD and Elizabeth WALLER. Selina was a dress-maker.2

She married James Wright McDONALD in Doncaster, Yorkshire, on 31 August 1851. There were 7 children of this marriage.3

She died on 29 July 1910 at 302 London Rd in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, at age 78.3

Family

James Wright McDONALD (1821 - 1863)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entries C075061 for Mendham, Norfolk, Source Call 0596997 (RG4 1958).
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 14 HO107-2347 Folio 298 p27.
  3. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.

Selina Dorcas BLOMFIELD

(1815 - 1880)
Father*Ezekiel BLOMFIELD b. 1778, d. 1818
Mother*Mary FUNNELL b. c 1774
Selina Dorcas MACDONALD
(nee BLOMFIELD)
(1815-1880)
Selina Dorcas BLOMFIELD was born in Wortwell, Norfolk, on 2 April 1815.1,2,3 and was baptised on 3 May 1815 at the Independent Chapel in Denton.1,3

Selina applied for a marriage licence to wed Alexander MACDONALD at Topcroft, Norfolk, on 8 October 1835.4

She married Alexander MACDONALD, son of (--?--) MACDONALD and (--?--) (---?---), in Topcroft, Norfolk, on 9 October 1835.5

Selina and her husband Alexander left England on the 7 November 1835 on the Dunottar Castle, first arriving in Rarotonga in May 1836, then Samoa in April 1837, before settling at Safune in August.6

Selina died on 26 April 1880 at Vincent St in Auckland, Auckland, at age 65 from 'decay of nature.7,8,9' She was buried on 28 April 1880 at the Symonds St Cemetery in Grafton.7,10

Family

Alexander MACDONALD (1813 - 1888)
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
Alexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Denton, Norfolk, Film 0596996 (RG4 1345), C074921.
  2. [S4] Book - Rev. K. D. Reynolds A. B. Grosart, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, p693.
  3. [S937] Diary - "Diary - Selina Blomfield,", From Selina Dorcas Blomfield's autograph book; copied by Miss A.H.M. Spencer, transcribed by Jean Lang (Spencer) in letter of 27/12/1992. Original to be found in the Dissentor Register of Baptism at Denton Norfolk, reading "1815 May 3rd. Baptized Selina Dorcas the daughter of the Revd. Ezekiel Blomfield and Mary his wife, of the Parish of Wortwell in the county of Norfolk, the daughter of Richard Funnel of the Parish of Hunworth in the same county. Which child was born April 2 1815.
    Edward Hickman."
  4. [S150] Book - Peter Green LLB, Norwich Archdeaconry Marriage Licence Bonds, Page 128. Entry shows: ANF/12/73/53 8 Oct 1835 MACDONALD Alexander, single, 21, Aldergate, London and BLOMFIELD, Seline, single, minor, Topcroft.
    Note that an age of 21 may only mean he had attained at least 21, rather than an absolute age.
  5. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, FHL film 1565275, batch I03854-9, item 5, p21; also FHL film 1596598, batch I07345-0, item 16, p53.
  6. [S2] Book - Richard Lovett History of the LMS, sighted in Turnbull Library, Wellington, NZ, 12 Feb 1988. "He gave up medical practice in Scotland, and was sent by the London Missionary Society with Messrs Heath, Hardy, Mills, Murray, Barnden. Left Gravesend in Dunottar Castle 7/11/1835. Arrived Rarotonga May 1836 then Samoa in April 1837, settling at Safune in August. Later lived at Palauli. Left the Society in 1850 for New Zealand."
  7. [S923] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, death record, Old folio 519, Ref. No. 30293072.
  8. [S910] Newspaper - Auckland Weekly News, issue of 1 May 1880, p8, Obituary.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1880/406, aged 65.
  10. [S139] Cemetery Entry - NZSG, Symonds St Cemetery, NZ Cemetery Records, Presbyterian section, west side, Section B03.17 (Vol 1, p49).

Selina Dorcas BLOMFIELD

(1812 - 1813)
Father*Ezekiel BLOMFIELD b. 1778, d. 1818
Mother*Mary FUNNELL b. c 1774
Selina Dorcas BLOMFIELD was born in Wortwell, Norfolk, on 20 August 1812.1 and was baptised on 27 September 1812 at Wortwell & Denton Independent in Wortwell cum Harleston.2

Selina died on 13 February 1813 in Norfolk.1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C075301 for Norfolk, Source Call No. 0825335 (RG4 1266).
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C075301/0115 for Wortwell cum Harleston, Norfolk, Source Call No. 0825335 (RG4 1266).

Stephen BLOMFIELD

(c 1750 - 1809)
Stephen BLOMFIELD was born circa 1750 in England.

He married Elizabeth LUISS in Swafield, Norfolk, on 6 October 1766.1

He died on 27 November 1809 in Norfolk.1

Family

Elizabeth LUISS (c 1750 - 1799)
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S796] Diary - edited by Robin Macdonald, The Wymondham Diary of Elizabeth Blomfield 1773-1852.

Stephen Edward BLOMFIELD

(1810 - 1859)
Father*Ezekiel BLOMFIELD b. 1778, d. 1818
Mother*Mary FUNNELL b. c 1774
Stephen Edward BLOMFIELD was born in Wortwell, Norfolk, on 22 September 1810.1,2 and was baptised on 18 October 1810 at the Independent Chapel in Denton and Wortwell cum Harleston.3,4

He married Elizabeth ALDERSON in Redenhall, Norfolk, on 26 December 1831.5

He was widowed on the death of his wife Elizabeth before 1840.

Stephen's second marriage was to Hannah WRIGHT on 25 October 1840 at Mount Scion Chapel in Sheffield, Yorkshire.6

He was widowed on the death of his wife Hannah between January 1846 and March 1846.6,7

Stephen's third marriage was to Elizabeth WALLER on 3 May 1847 at Parish Church in Doncaster, Yorkshire.6

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at Young St in Doncaster, Yorkshire, with his wife Elizabeth; he was a printer (compositer). Their children Selina, Marianne and Edward were listed as living with them.8

He died on 4 July 1859 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, at age 48.6 He was buried on 5 July 1859 at the Christ Church (Anglican) in Doncaster.9

Family 1

Elizabeth ALDERSON (c 1811 - b 1840)
Children

Family 2

Hannah WRIGHT (1811 - 1846)

Family 3

Elizabeth WALLER (c 1812 - 1897)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C074921/0123 for Denton, Norfolk, Source Call 0596996 (RG4 1345) however, he claims in census entries to have been born at Wortwell.
  2. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths surrendered to the Non-parochial Registers Commissions of 1837 and 1857; RG 4-1345, Denton, near Harleston (Independent), 1804-1837.
  3. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entries C075301/0114 for Wortwell cum Harleston, Norfolk, Source Call 0825335 (RG4 1266); also C074921/0045 for Denton, Norfolk, Source Call 0596996 (RG4 1345).
  4. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths surrendered to the Non-parochial Registers Commissions of 1837 and 1857; RG 4-1345, Denton, near Harleston (Independent), 1804-1837.
  5. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Source Information: (user submitted, therefore suspect) - Batch Number: 8829533, Sheet: 22, Source Call No.: 1553288.
  6. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Doncaster, Vol 22, p64, 1Q1846.
  8. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 14 HO107-2347 Folio 298 p27.
  9. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3, recorded as Stephen Edward BLOMEFIELD, aged 48.
  10. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entries C075061 for Mendham, Norfolk, Source Call 0596997 (RG4 1958).
  11. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 14, folio 298, p27, HO 107/2347.