James THOMPSON and Hester HUNT, Graham's Great Grandparents
James Thomas Thompson and his older brother William, came to NZ on the Ship "City of Auckland" arriving in Auckland in September 1872.
He settled at Sanson in the Manawatu, set up a contracting business with his brother

JAMES THOMAS  THOMPSON was born 03 Jul 1853 in Green Veryan, Cornwall, ENG, and died 09 Aug 1895 in Sanson.  He married
HESTER HABGOOD HUNT 21 Sep 1878 in Presbyterian Manse, Bulls, daughter of WILLIAM HUNT and MARY HILL.  She was born 30 Apr
1860 in Lower Hutt, NZ, and died 14 Aug 1923 in Sanson.

                                         
Children of JAMES THOMPSON and HESTER HUNT are:

i.           HUBERT JAMES6 THOMPSON, b. 08 Jul 1879; d. 25 Jun 1961; m. ELLEN MAY LILLIAS ISABELLE GEORGESON, b. 08 Jan 1882; d.  
            08 Nov 1969.
ii.          ELLEN MARION THOMPSON, b. 18 Feb 1881; d. 26 Mar 1955; m. CHARLES ARTHUR MASTERS, b. 22 Aug 1878; d. 12 Nov 1940.
iii.         HOWARD BLAMEY THOMPSON, b. 29 Jul 1883; d. 14 Nov 1948; m. DAISY MONEY GOFFIN, b. 26 Feb 1882; d. 01 May 1962.
iv.         ALFRED WILLIAM THOMPSON, b. 22 Sep 1885; d. 08 Feb 1974; m. DAISY SARAH BARNARD, b. 12 Jan 1886; d. 19 Nov 1936.
v.          ELSIE KATE THOMPSON, b. 13 Jun 1893; d. 25 Jun 1969; m. (1) HERBERT THOMAS WAGHORN, b. 17 Aug 1888; d. 17 Nov 1928;
         m. (2) FRANK FREDERICK NICKOLAY, 1932; d. 1964.
vi.         CONSTANCE BERTHA THOMPSON, b. 16 Dec 1893, Sanson; d. 07 Aug 1979, Palmerston North; m. FRANCIS WILLIAM TOSTEVIN
         b. 03 Aug 1892, Foulon,  GSY, C.I.; d. 05 Apr 1936, Sanson.
vii.        HILMA FLORENCE THOMPSON, b. 21 Jan 1895; d. 17 Aug 1899.
        WILLIAM HUNT and MARY HILL.  She was born 30 Apr 1860 in Lower Hutt, NZ, and died 14 Aug 1923 in Sanson.
Hester HUNT
James THOMPSON
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