Walter Hodder chr 19 June 1817 Huish Episcopi, Somerset, England married 26 July 1840 to Emma Matilda Gooding born 9 Sept 1815, of Curry Rivel, Somerset, England. Had 1 child Elizabeth Mary chr 8 July 1840 in Lydcombe-Widcombe Parish church, Somerset, England. Emigrated to New Zealand on 1 January 1842 on "London". arrived NZ on 2 May 1842. Had 10 more children in NZ. William George born 1843, Joseph Henry born 1844, Frederick Walter born 1846, Charles born 1848, James born 1851, Emma Matilda born 1853, Mary Ann born 1854, Walter George born 1856, Edward Thomas born 1858 and John Thomas born 1860.
Walter Hodder's father was William Hodder mother Mary Tilley, grandparents Eli Hodder and Joanna Sawtell, great grandparents William Hodder and Ann Locke.
Have traced most on NZ descendents, now searching england for past generations.
Have had 2 family reunions 1992 and 2007. always seeking contact with those who think they may be related to this line. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org