William MELTON (Snr)

Date of Birth: 
c 1831
Date of Death: 
29 Aug 1914

William was born at Hertfordshire, England.

His first marriage was to Sophia Ellingham in c 1857. She was born at Watford, England. It is not known what happened to her.

He married Bridget Carrick/Carrigg (born at Limerick, Ireland in 1848) at Invercargill in Sep 1874. Bridget had emigrated to NZ in Apr 1874.

They had 5 sons & 5 daughters. The youngest died in infancy. Three others died quite young.

William was a tramlayer in Levin for most of his working life, from 1896.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
William Melton (Snr), William Melton, Charlotte Simpson, Sophia Ellingham, Bridget Carrick/Carrigg, Martin Carrigg, Bridget Skeahan, Eliza Melton, Hugh Charles Munro, William Melton (Jnr), Frances (Fanny) Melton, Thomas William B Pound, John Joseph Melton, Gertrude Rippin, George Melton, Mary Ellen Melton, Henry James Thomson, Robert Melton, Maud Sophia Finlayson, Charlotte Melton, Robert Alfred Gosse, Marjorie Ada Melton, Charles Arthur Melton.