Francis Jennings Parham

ID# 6251, (1845 - 8 Mar 1906)

Francis Jennings Parham was born in 1845 at Hadspen, Somerset, England,

Parents: George Parham (b 1812 Lydlynch, Dorset - d 1883 Pitcombe, Somerset) & Mary Jennings (b 1817 Pitcombe Somerset - d 1892 Pitcombe Somerset)
They married 25 Feb 1836, Frome, Somerset.1

Francis Jennings Parham and Mary Anne Corlett were partners c 1879 Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand .

Francis Jennings Parham was on the 1881 Electoral Roll Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

PARHAM Francis, Tinwald, carter.2

Francis Jennings Parham was on the 1883 Directory.

PARHAM F, Ashburton.3

Francis Jennings Parham married Ellen Richardson in 1889 at Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand .4

Francis died on 8 Mar 1906 at Temuka Private Hospital, Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand , at age 61 years

Francis Jennings Parham
aged 57.5

Francis was buried on 10 Mar 1906 at Temuka Cemetery, Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

In Sad but Loving Memory
Francis Jennings Parham
beloved husband of
Ellen Parham,
who died at the
Temuka Private Hospital
March 8th 1906
Aged 57 years.
"So He Giveth His Beloved Sleep"

Erected by his Loving Wife.6

Child of Francis Jennings Parham and Mary Anne Cowley

Family: Francis Jennings Parham and Ellen Richardson


  1. [S78] BDM Indexes online: England Civil Registration online, . Online;, 1845 July Qtr, Wincanton Somerset, Vol 10 Pg 484.
  2. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1881 NZ Electoral Roll, Ashburton. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  3. [S12] Directories, NZ PO Directory (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1866 - 1955), 1883/84 NZ Wises PO Directory. Hereinafter cited as NZ PO Directory.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 1758. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1906 NZ Online Database: 1906/2217 aged 57.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Timaru District Council Online Database: Section General, Row 163 Plot 292. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.