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20. James' ROCHFORT was born on 13 May 1830 in Westminster, London, Middlesex, England. He Christened at St James Cathedral on 11 Jun 1830 in Westminster, London, Middlesex, England. (61) He was a Surveyor, Hastings Street between 1872 and 1884 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. (6) He died on 15 Oct 1924 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. (62) He was an Architect, Surveyor, Engineer. He was married to Grace Millett' HICHENS on 28 Sep 1863 in Motueka, Golden Bay, New Zealand.(63) James Rochfort, Architect of full age, bachelor; to Grace Millett Hichens of full age, spinster; at St Thomas' Church, Motueka; witnessed by Edward Fearon, Annie Greenwood and Elizabeth Ludwig Fearon; officiated by Rev IC Bagshaw.

21. Grace Millett' HICHENS was born in 1833 in St Hilary, Cornwall, United Kingdom. She emigrated about 1853 from Cornwall, United Kingdom. She died on 21 Jan 1907 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. (64) Grace Millett Rochfort, 73yo of Napier; born Cornwall; in NZ 55y; father Robert Hickens (stet), Farmer; married to James Rochfort in Motueka aged 29; surviving issue M 41, 37, 35 and 28; F 38 She was buried at The Old Napier Cemetery on 22 Jan 1907. She Cause of Death Cardiac Failure and Diabetes. Attended by Dr HT Bernan; last seen 20Jan1907. Children were:

child i. John Henry ROCHFORT was born on 13 Aug 1864 in Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand.(65) Father James Rochfort, Mariner! [this is probable what the informant, himself a mariner, answered when the clerk said "Name of Father? Occupation?]; mother Grace Millett Hichins Rochfort; informant Henry Barnes, Mariner of Nelson, on 28Dec1864. He died before 1907. He was a Blacksmith.
child ii. Hugh ROCHFORT was born on 1 Jun 1866 in Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand. (66) He was baptised on 22 Jul 1866 in Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand. He resided 33 Boulcott Street about 1927 in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. He died in 1928 in Wellington, New Zealand. (67)
child iii. Mary Lilian (Lily) ROCHFORT was born on 24 Nov 1867 in Motueka, Golden Bay, New Zealand.(68) Father James Rochfort, County Engineer; mother Grace Millett Hichens Rochfort; informant James Rochfort on 08Jan1868. She died on 2 Sep 1944 in New Zealand. (69)
child10 iv. Ernest James' ROCHFORT.
child v. Harold ROCHFORT was born on 9 Feb 1871 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. (70) Father James Rochfort, Provincial Engineer; mother Grace Millett Hichens Rochfort; informant James Rochfort. He resided Selwyn Road in 1932 in Auckland, New Zealand.(6) He died in 1943 in Rotorua, King Country, New Zealand. (71)
child vi. James Hichens ROCHFORT was born after Apr 1872 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.(72) He died on 18 Mar 1886 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.(73) James Hichens Rochfort, 13yo son of James Rochfort, Civil Engineer and Grace Millett Hi[t]chens ("t" struck out) Rochfort; born Napier; informant James Rochfort of Napier. He was buried at Old Napier Cemetery on 21 Mar 1886. He Cause of Death Diabetes. Attended by Dr Spencer; last seen 19Mar1886.
child vii. Guy ROCHFORT was born on 18 Apr 1878 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. (74) Father James Rochfort, 47yo Civil Engineer, born London; mother Grace Millett (* Hichens added later w/note "* name added--see marriage folio 571 of 1863 'Rochfort & Hichens' ") Rochfort, 45yo, born Cornwall; married 1863, Nelson; informant James Rochfort of Napier. He resided 13 Browning Street in 1932 in Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. (6) Guy is listed as a surveyor. He died on 21 May 1955 in Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. (75) He was a Surveyor.

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