Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Thames (NZ): Wilton Family Reunion March 2013

Posting on behalf of organiser:
A reunion for descendants and family of John & Elizabeth WILTON and Fred & Emma WILTON will be held in Thames weekend of 16-17th March 2013.

John Moore Wilton, b. St Neot, Cornwall 26 Aug 1844, Elizabeth Jones b. Wednesbury, Staffordshire 1856;   m. Thames NZ 4 Nov 1874 (8 children).

Frederick George Wilton b. St Neot 18 Mar 1857, Emma Amelia Jones b. Wednesbury 16 Apr 1865;
m. Auckland NZ 17 Mar 1882 (13 children).

 John and Fred were copper miners in Cornwall and gold miners in Thames.
Information on the family can be found in this article at The Treasury Journal:
John Moore Wilton, Miner of Cornwall and Thames

For further information:
Contact: David Wilton email d.r.wilton@massey.ac.nz
Overlooking Thames, looking south to Totara and Hauraki Plains
(Photo part of Cunningham Collection at The Treasury)