John Watt

Male 1855 - 1920  (64 years)


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  • Name John Watt 
    Born 13 Jul 1855  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 9 Sep 1855  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Presbyterian Church 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 6A698C75DA9947229FEA93C45DE9983EAC64 
    Died 1920  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6177  Treefive
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2015 

    Father James Haldane Watt,   b. 1799, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1876, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Jane Sanders Neilson,   b. Abt 1829,   d. 26 Jun 1911, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1849  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Family ID F453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Matilda Julian,   d. Abt 1894 
    Married Abt 1881  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Henry Julian Watt,   b. Abt 1881, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hilda Maud Watt,   b. Abt 1885, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Alexander Watt,   b. Abt 1888, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     4. Mabel Watt,   b. Abt 1889, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Eileen Watt,   b. Abt 1893, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Agnes Jane Brooks,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1895  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Arthur John Watt,   b. Abt 1895, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James Richard Watt,   b. Abt 1896, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Arthur Watt,   b. Abt 1900, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1961  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • John Watt, third child of James and Jane, was born in Auckland 13th July 1855. He was baptised by the Reverend David Bruce, Minister of the Presbyterian Church there on 9th September 1855 and named John after his paternal grandfather and maternal great grandfather.

      John worked as a police officer at Helensville, Newton, and he was appointed to the charge of the Rotorua district. He also served as a member of the Armed Constabulary in the Maori Wars for 15 years, acting as mounted orderly to Colonel Roberts.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1593] BIR Birth Index New Zealand on-line, John Watt; 1855/2318; 1855.

    2. [S4437] BAC344 Watt, James Haldane - family bible, BAC344.

    3. [S3309] DTH Death Index New Zealand, John Watt; 6085; 1920.

    4. [S3793] DTH Death Register New Zealand, DTH720., Auckland; James Haldane Watt; 28 June 1876; Registrar's Return of all Entries of Deaths in the Register Book for the District of auckland; 414; 21 July 1876.

    5. [S1596] MAR Marriage Index NZ - on-line, John Watt; Matilda Ann Julian; 1881/1717; 1881.

    6. [S1596] MAR Marriage Index NZ - on-line, John Watt; Agnes Jane Brooks; 1895/3003; 1895.