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  James Shirley
Auckland, New Zealand 

James Sherley April 18, 1828 Stanwell, Middlesex Co. England. Son of William Rolfe Shirley Jr of Staines Middlesex England. He migrated to Auckland New Zealand with Mary Sidwell, daughter of his sister, Ann. Mary Sidwell who was his niece kept house for him. They had 5 children prior to marriage. He died Dec 9, 1904.

Middlesex Baptism: April 11, 1830 James Sherley of William and Elizabeth Sherley, Stanwell, Inn keeper

Married Mary Sidwell. They were legally married on 12 June 1900 at Auckland, New Zealand

Children of James Sherley and Mary Sidwell:

1(i). Lawrence Sherley born 1873

1(ii). Elsie Sherley born 1884

1(iii). Rosie Sherley

1(iv). Cecil Rolfe Sherley born 1889

1(v). Clyde Sherley born 1893


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