Henry John CRIDLAND
Henry was born at Milverton, Somerset, England.
He married Mary Blake (born in England in c 1820) in London in 1842.
They emigrated to NZ in May 1843 on the "Ursula" arriving in Wellington in Aug 1843.
They had four sons & one daughter. The eldest son was born on the voyage to NZ.
Henry was an architect & civil engineer, based in Christchurch. Three sons went farming, two at Shannon & at one point the son-in-law & daughter were farming at Manakau.