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WEBB Joseph Sykes

WEBB Joseph Sykes

Male 1832 - 1896  (63 years)

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  • Name WEBB Joseph Sykes 
    Born 5 Jul 1832  Huddersfield, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Christened on th 27 Sep 1832, Queen St Wesleyan, Huddersfield, Yorkshire
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Merchant, Accountant 
    Died 2 Apr 1896  Timaru, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Timaru Herald, April 1896

      WEBB. On 2nd April, at his late residence, Sarah Street, Timaru, Joseph Sykes Webb, aged 63.
    Person ID I1779  Wood/O'Neill
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2013 

    Father WEBB Joseph,   b. 16 May 1809, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1861, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother SYKES Mary,   b. Abt 1811,   d. 26 Jun 1860, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Family ID F1304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 PARKER Eliza Jane,   b. 23 Dec 1835, Brisbane, QLD Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1865, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1855  St James' Church, Morpeth, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. WEBB John Cyril Eustace Parker,   b. 25 Aug 1856, Brighouse, St Martin, Huddersfield Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1860, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     2. WEBB Cyprian Charles Alvin D'Esterre,   b. 7 Oct 1857, St Germain's, Glebe Point, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1929, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     3. WEBB Ida Sybil,   b. 27 Mar 1859, Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1942, Hawthorn, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. WEBB Joseph Skottowe,   b. 1861, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1931, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. WEBB Ethel Mary Lillian Norcott,   b. Abt 1863, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1925, Gisborne, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2013 10:07:01 
    Family ID F1264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 PHILLIPS Mabel Wilhelmina,   b. 1844, Paterson, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1917, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1866  Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1867/9118 & 1866/8992
    Children 
     1. WEBB Alice Mabel,   b. 28 Dec 1866, South Brisbane, QLD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1867, Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. WEBB William Phillips,   b. 18 Mar 1868, Bell Knowes, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1931, Lewisham, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. WEBB Leonard Francis,   b. 12 Sep 1869, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1948, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. WEBB Eleanor Mabel Beatrice Gertrude Merriel Edith,   b. 7 Sep 1871, Pelichet Bay, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1946, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. WEBB Kathleen Margaret Isabel Frances,   b. 1 Mar 1873, Hill Side, Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. WEBB Percy Edward,   b. 11 Jan 1875, Timaru, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1951, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. WEBB Edward Phillips,   b. 8 Jun 1876, Hill Side Caversham, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1949, Manly, Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Joseph Sykes Webb
    Joseph Sykes Webb

  • Notes 
    • http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc04Cycl-t1-body1-d2-d10.html

      Mr. Joseph Sykes Webb became a member of the City Council for High Ward in 1877, and was re-elected in the following year. He resigned on the 20th of April, 1880. Mr. Webb arrived in New Zealand from Sydney, in 1859, and carried on business in Dunedin, in an extensive way, as a general merchant. He was also connected with the newspaper Otago Colonist, and afterwards started a weekly paper, of which he was editor and proprietor. Mr. Webb subsequently went to Honolulu, but afterwards returned to Oamaru, where he resided until his death.

      In the Daily Bulletin Hawaii of June 26 1886 Joseph S Webb is listed as a person who had become a citizen of Hawaii by a letter of denization from his Majesty - this occurred on May 3 1884.

      The Daily Bulletin October 16 1883
      The Advertiser has changed hands. The new owners are Mr Edward Macfarlane, proprietor of the San Francisco Wasp and Mr Joseph S Webb, a former editor of the Advertiser and at present the Acting Secretary of the Foreign Office. The paper will under the new regime adopt an independent policy, Mr Gibson and Mr Hayselden having sold out all of their interest.

      The Hawaiian Gazette May 28 1884
      Query from the Assembly about whether his appointment as a Government officer was legal not having taken the oath of allegiance. Legal ruling was that the letters of denizen were equal to taking the oath.

      Saturday Press July 12 1884
      Wed July 9 Joseph Sykes Webb retires from the Foreign Office and Colonela Laukea resumes his duties there.

      The Hawaiian Gazette April 26 1887
      He was presented to the King in his new role of Paymaster of the Navy.

      The Daily Herald May 06 1887
      Mr Joseph S Webb is gazetted as Paymaster of the Naval Forces of the Kingdom.