Date of Birth: 
1 Oct 1821
Date of Death: 
31 May 1867

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.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Henry John Cridland, John Cridland, Margherita Marie Day, Mary Blake, Robert Blake, John Henry Blake Cridland, Emma Jane Matson, Frances Maria Cridland, Samuel Smart Mason, Annie Ethelwyn Jenkins, Frederick John Cridland, Elizabeth Isabella Richardson, George Arthur Cridland, Lavinia Boulcott, Charles John Cridland.