Date of Birth: 
Oct 1841
Date of Death: 
22 Dec 1889

James was born at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.

He married Hannah Roberts (born at Tettenhall, Staffordshire, England in 1852) at Worcestershire, England in 1875.

They had one son & four daughters. The first three children were born in England the last two in Wellington. There was a half brother also born in Foxton.

The family had emigrated to NZ, arrivinf at Wellington in Apr 1883.

One son-in-law, Thomas Vaughan-Hinckesman, served in WW1.

James does not appear on any electoral rolls. His widow Hannah appears from 1905 through to 1935 living at Shannon, possibly living with her Daughter Mabel & son-in-law Thomas.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
James Dunckley, Charles Dunckley, Harriet Reeve, Hannah Roberts, Joseph Butlin Roberts, Hannah Green. Thomas Charles Dunckley, Constance Austin, Ann/e Campbell, Edith Sarah Harriet Dunckley, Charles Frederick Baker, Henrietta Elizabeth Dunckley, Mabel Hannah Dunckley, Thomas Guy Vaughan-Hinckesman, Minnie Florence Emma Dunckley, Harry Edwin Hunt, Gweneth Edith Gothard, Charles Marshall Lodge Dunckley, Eleanor Hill.