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Family Group Record for John VERCOE (VARCOE)

 

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Husband: John VERCOE (VARCOE)

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           AKA: Varcoe

          Born: Abt 1794 - Cornwall, England

    Christened: 9 Jun 1806 - Parish Church, Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died: 19 Jun 1887 - Hill Street, Thames, New Zealand

        Buried: 22 Jun 1887 - Shortland Cemetery, Thames, New Zealand

        Father: James Varcoe (Abt 1771-          )

        Mother: Philippa Cock (Abt 1776-1825)

      Marriage: 1 Dec 1826                      Place: Lanteglos By Camelford,

                 Cornwall, England

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      1. 1841 Census: Cornwall, 1841, Tregoss, Parish Roche. Parish Roche,

      Piece No 145/9, Emuneration District 25, Folio 23, Page 11, Household 58,

      Tregoss Village:

      John Varcoe, 35, Carpenter, Born Cornwall

      Ann Varcoe, 36, Born Cornwall

      William Varcoe, 13, Born Cornwall

      Robert Varcoe, 11, Born Cornwall

      Jane Varcoe, 8, Born Cornwall

      John Varcoe, 6, Born Cornwall

      Fanny Varcoe, 2, Born Cornwall

 

 

      2. 1851 Census: Cornwall Census, 1851, Roche, Cornwall, England. Folio

      403, Page 26, Sched 102, Parsonage Gate

      John Varcoe, head, wid, 45, Carpenter

      Ann Maria, dau, u, 5

      James, son, u, 7

      All born Roche

 

 

      3. 1861 Census: Cornwall Census, 1861, Bodmin, Cornwall, England. ED4,

      Folio 33, Page 8:

      Sched 14,Castle Street,1,John Vercoe,Lodger,W,54,,Journeyman

      Carpenter,Roche Cornwall,,

 

 

      4. Arrival in Auckland: Aboard "Caduceus", 23 Mar 1871, Auckland, New

      Zealand. Sailed London 16 December 1870

      Ship 1500 tonnes, Captain D T Roberts.

      Steerage Passengers listed as VASCO

      Mr and Mrs J, 4 children

      Mr J and Mrs, 3 children

      Mr R

      Mr W and Mrs, 3 children.

 

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   Wife: Ann Chapman

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          Born: Abt 1807 - Cornwall, England

    Christened: 3 Apr 1808 - Lanteglos By Camelford, Cornwall, England

          Died: Aug 1844 - Roche, Cornwall, England

        Buried: 16 Aug 1844 - Parish Church, Roche, Cornwall, England

        Father: Richard Chapman (Abt 1764-          )

        Mother: Elizabeth Bonny (Abt 1771-          )

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      1. 1841 Census: Census, 1841, Tregoss, Parish Roche. Parish Roche, Piece

      No 145/9, Emuneration District 25, Folio 23, Page 11, Household 58,

      Tregoss Village:

      John Varcoe, 35, Carpenter, Born Cornwall

      Ann Varcoe, 36, Born Cornwall

      For children see John's

 

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Children

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1  M  William VERCOE (VARCOE)

          Born: 15 Dec 1828 - Tresayes, Roche, Cornwall, England

    Christened: 4 Jan 1829 - Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died: 13 Dec 1902 - Thames, , , New Zealand

        Buried: 14 Dec 1902 - Shortland Cemetery Thames, New Zealand

        Spouse: Phillipa Collicoat (1837-1923)

    Marr. Date: 26 May 1856 - St Wenn, Cornwall, England

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2  M  Robert VERCOE (VARCOE)

          Born: Abt 1831 - Roche, Cornwall, England

    Christened: 12 Jun 1831 - Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died: 9 Nov 1896 - Auckland, New Zealand

        Buried: 10 Nov 1896 - Purewa Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand

        Spouse: Louise (Louisa) BARRETT (Abt 1836-1906)

    Marr. Date: 25 Nov 1856 - Withiel Parish Church, Cornwall, England

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3  F  Jane VERCOE (VARCOE)

          Born:

    Christened: 30 Mar 1834 - Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died:

        Buried:

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4  M  John VERCOE (VARCOE)

          Born: Abt 1836 - Roche, Cornwall, England

    Christened: 13 Jun 1836 - Parish Church, Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died: 29 Jul 1894 - Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand

        Buried:

        Spouse: Mary Burt (Abt 1838-1897)

    Marr. Date: 1858 - Bodmin District, Cornwall, England

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5  F  Fanny VERCOE (VARCOE)

          Born: Abt 1839 - Cornwall, England

    Christened: 28 Jul 1839 - Parish Church, Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died:

        Buried: 2 Nov 1845 - Parish Church, Roche, Cornwall, England

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6  M  James VERCOE (VARCOE)

          Born: Abt 1843 - Roche, Cornwall, England

    Christened:

          Died:

        Buried:

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7  F  Ann Maria VERCOE (VARCOE)

          Born:

    Christened: 16 Aug 1844 - Tregoss, Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died:

        Buried:

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General Notes (Husband)

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Other Vercoe's in Thames ? related: Bryant Vercoe listed as being at Tararu in

1875 and Robert Vercoe of Richmond Street, Miner, 1875.

 

Death Certificate states 17 years in NZ, arrival then about 1870.

Children living at death, 4 males aged 40,45,50 and 57; 2 Females aged 51 and

55y.

Obviously the children at present are not complete.

 

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General Notes (Wife)

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Possible parents Richard and Ann(Medlinwood) married 28 June 1796 Lanteglos in

Camelford.  In 1841 census aged 67 and 70 living with son Arthur, 27 a

carpenter.  Folio 18 page 1 HO 107/140.

Several other Chapman families in the area.

 

 

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Notes (Marriage)

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John Varcoe from Roche married Ann Chapman at Lanteglos by Camelford 2 Dec

1826.

 

Last Modified: 21 Nov 2008

 

Family Group Record for William VERCOE (VARCOE)

 

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Husband: William VERCOE (VARCOE)

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          Born: 15 Dec 1828 - Tresayes, Roche, Cornwall, England

    Christened: 4 Jan 1829 - Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died: 13 Dec 1902 - Thames, , , New Zealand

        Buried: 14 Dec 1902 - Shortland Cemetery Thames, New Zealand

        Father: John VERCOE (VARCOE) (Abt 1794-1887)

        Mother: Ann Chapman (Abt 1807-1844)

      Marriage: 26 May 1856                     Place: St Wenn, Cornwall,

                 England

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      1. 1841 Census: Census, 1841, Tregoss, Parish Roche. Parish Roche, Piece

      No 145/9, Emuneration District 25, Folio 23, Page 11, Household 58,

      Tregoss Village:

     

      William Varcoe, 13, Born Cornwall

 

 

      2. He appeared on the Cornish Census census in 1861 in Padstow, Cornwall,

      England. At Cuckoo Mill, William Varcoe, Head age 39, Farm Labourer, born

      Roche, Cornwall.

      Phillipa Varcoe, wife age 23, born St Wenn

      Eliza Varcoe, daughter, age 3, born Roche

      John Varcoe, son,age 1, born Padstow

 

 

      3. Arrival in Auckland: Aboard "Caduceus", 23 Mar 1871, Auckland, New

      Zealand. Sailed London 16 December 1870

      Ship 1500 tonnes, Captain D T Roberts.

      Steerage Passengers listed as VASCO

      Mr and Mrs J, 4 children

      Mr J and Mrs, 3 children

      Mr R

      Mr W and Mrs, 3 children.

 

 

      4. NZ Electoral Roll: 1878, Thames, New Zealand. Hill Street, Shortland,

      Block 27, William VERCOE

 

 

      5. He worked as a Dairyman in 1883 in Hill Street Thames(Residence).

 

 

      6. Electoral Roll: Bay of Plenty, 1893, Hill Street Thames. Recorded as

      Miner. No 2954.

 

 

      7. He signed a will BBAE 1569 4660/03 filed 3 Feb 1903 in Auckland

      Archives NZ.

 

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   Wife: Phillipa Collicoat

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          Born: 24 Oct 1837 - Lantiwel, St Wenn, Cornwall, England

    Christened: 5 Nov 1837 - St Wenn, Cornwall, England

          Died: 28 Jun 1923 - Thames, , , New Zealand

        Buried: 29 Jun 1923 - Shortland Cemetery Thames, New Zealand

        Father: Thomas Collicoat (1813-1902)

        Mother: Ann Benny (Abt 1811-1893)

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      1. 1841 Census: Cornwall Census, 1841, St Wenn, Cornwall, England. With

      parents and sisters:

     

      Transcript of Piece HO107/150 (St Wenn) COCP code 150256

      Enumeration District 12

      Folio 20 Page 10

      Trewithian Common,1

      Philippa Collicoat,,5,,In county,

 

 

      2. 1851 Census: Census of Cornwall, 1851, St Breock, Cornwall, England.

      PRO107/1905 Film 2-04

      Schedule 19

      Phillipa Collicoat Servant Unmaried aged 13, born St Wenn.

      In household of William Mergor or Meager, a Farmer

 

 

      3. 1861 Census: Cornwall Census, 1861, Padstow, Cornwall, England. At

      Cuckor Mill, William Varcoe, Head age 39, Farm Labourer, born Roche,

      Cornwall.

      Phillipa Varcoe, wife age 23, born St Wenn

      Eliza Varcoe, daughter, age 3, born Roche

      John Varcoe, son,age 1, born Padstow

 

 

      4. Arrival in Auckland: Aboard "Caduceus", 23 Mar 1871, Auckland, New

      Zealand. Sailed London 16 December 1870

      Ship 1500 tonnes, Captain D T Roberts.

      Steerage Passengers listed as VASCO

      Mr and Mrs J, 4 children

      Mr J and Mrs, 3 children

      Mr R

      Mr W and Mrs, 3 children.

 

 

      5. Electoral Roll: Bay of Plenty, 1893, Hill Street Thames. Recorded as a

      Domestic.

 

 

      6. NZ Wises Directory: Hill Street (Block 27), 1904-1905, Thames, New

      Zealand. Mrs Vercoe. (NZDIR.085.FCH)(Possible match)

 

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Children

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1  F  Eliza Ann Vercoe

          Born:

    Christened: 7 Jun 1857 - Roche, Cornwall, England

          Died: 24 Jun 1936 - Thames, , , New Zealand

        Buried:

        Spouse: Arnold Floyd (Abt 1847-1909)

    Marr. Date: 1873 - New Zealand

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2  M  John Thomas Vercoe

          Born: 1860 - Padstow, Cornwall, England

    Christened:

          Died: 26 Jun 1925 - Auckland, New Zealand

        Buried: 28 Jun 1925 - Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand

        Spouse: Catherine Annie Hardman (1863-1918)

    Marr. Date: 15 Aug 1881 - Thames, New Zealand

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3  F  Mary Vercoe

          Born: 11 Jun 1863 - Padstow, Cornwall, England

    Christened:

          Died: 19 Dec 1937 - Auckland, New Zealand

        Buried:

        Spouse: John Wagstaff Brame (Abt 1858-1940)

    Marr. Date: 7 Dec 1884 - Thames

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4  F  Henrietta Vercoe

          Born: 19 Jun 1877 - Thames, , , New Zealand

    Christened:

          Died: 20 Jul 1948 - Putaruru, New Zealand

        Buried:

        Spouse: Arthur Henry Steele (1874-1940)

    Marr. Date: 28 Dec 1898 - Hill Street, Thames, New Zealand

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5  M  William Vercoe

          Born: 29 Apr 1880 - Thames, , , New Zealand

    Christened:

          Died: 27 Jul 1940 - Hamilton Hospital, New Zealand

        Buried:

        Spouse: Rose Voysey (1883-1971)

    Marr. Date: 6 Apr 1904 - Waihou, New Zealand

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General Notes (Husband)

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? another child - Harry born 18 July 1869

 

William died at Hill Street, Thames of Fibroid Phthisis.

 

Check for 1851 cenus at Roche Folio 398, sched 72, Trerank, 24

 

 

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General Notes (Wife)

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Phillipa died at Thames Hospital of Senile Decay on 28 June 1923, aged 86

years.

 

An R J Vercoe born 28 July 1865, In NZ Southern Cross Newspaper 1 Aug 1865 ?

from this family.

 

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Notes (Marriage)

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Certified Marriage Copy TF 135183

Registration District St Austell, 1856 Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church

of St Wenn in the DIstrict of St Austell in the County of Cornwall.

No 83, 26 May 1856, William Varcoe to Philippa Colecott, both full age.

William, bachelor, Labourer, residence at St Issey, Fathers name John Varcoe,

carpenter.

Philippa a spinster, residence at St Wenn, Father Thomas Collicoat, Labourer.

Witnesses were John Collicoat and P Lucretia Bond; Keith F Vyryan, Rector of

Withiel.

 

William and Phillipa arrived in New Zealand from Cornwall, England about 1868. 

They brought with them their first 3 children  William's occupation was miner.

 

Last Modified: 21 Nov 2008