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William Henry Beazley
This branch is based around the ancestors and descendants William Henry Beazley (1820-1910), An Englishman who arrived in New Zealand in 1836, he married twice. First to Elizabeth Faulkner (1837-1869) of Ngaitukairangi, and then Elizabeth Boyce (1844-1921). These marriages produced 24 children.
Inside you will find the Beazley whanau whakapapa, charts, family history, photos, stories and much more. And although this is one of the most comprehensive Beazley whakapapa ever assembled, it is very much a work in progress.
It is a place where you can not only learn from the knowledge of other whanau, but more importantly, it is a pkace where you can share your knowledge with them within the confines of a closed whanau forum.
This "Help/Frequently Asked Questions Page" will help you get started and guide you through some of the more unique facilities of this website. It answers many of your questions and will allow you to get the most out of the site making your visits more enjoyable and informative. If you have any further difficulty with the website or have any ideas on how we can improve things, please contact us.
Certain functions including Search Surnames, Search Places, and Search People are available with limited capabilities. You will be able to see a list of names from the whakapapa but the first names of living people will be initialised and their vital dates suppressed. This gives you the opportunity to see if you or an ancestor of yours may be included on the site prior to registering.
Priestley, Tahurangi 1936 - 2008 (72 years)
Greaves, Eriha Pereene (Headstone)
First and foremost, to Marion Wellington (Waitara) for initiating, driving and carrying the Beazley whakapapa project in its early days, from its inception 1982 till the the production of the Beazley whakapapa booklet in 1990, and your ongoing efforts to this day. Your foresight was the catalyst that brought many of our whanau together and for this we are forever grateful.
The 1990 booklet provides much of the material you will find in this database of over 5000 individuals. This required help of some outside expertise. Lewese Davis-Hicks and Pat George of the
New Plymouth Genealogy Group. Bruce Ralston, a professional researcher of Wellington.
Some of the earlier whanau to get involved where Sheryl and Arthur Beazley (Hokianga), Fanny and Sid Beazley (Rawene), Mac Morunga (Rawene), Joe Beazley (Te Kopuru), Bev and Fred Beazley (Omanaia), and Sam Beazley (Omanaia).
There were numerous meetings chaired by Tuck Nathan and attended by numerous whanau members who also helped finance the project. Laurel and Gordon Miller who provided tramsport and who made endless phone calls.
To all the spouses, families and friends that put up with the continued diet of "Beazley" over the years. Marion's husband Keith and friends Robyn (Otahuhu) and Rene (Waitara) just to mention a few.
The list goes on and on and names have become to numerous to mention you all, To everyone else who have helped in any way, THANK YOU.
If you have any questions or comments about the information on this site, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.