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Here you can see my immediate family tree (Direct Line). For privacy reasons the dates of births, baptisms, marriages and middle names of living relatives are not included on this page. If you wish for more info, please email us privately.
John Ardern of Bradshaw, near Bury, Lancashire, England, born about 1725, married Mary ??? about 1748. Was a farmer.
John Ardern of Bradshaw, near Bury, Lancashire, England, born about 1756, married Esther Walton 10 Dec 1785 at Walton Le Dale, Lancashire
Joseph Ardern born Bradshaw Christened 5 Oct 1788, Bury, Lancashire. married Jane Giles 25 Sep 1809 at Manchester Cathedral. Later lived in Heaton Norris, Cheadle. Was a Shoemaker.
William Ardern born Blackburn. Born 23 Sep 1810. Christened 27 Sep 1811, married Georgiana Richards 18 Nov 1833 at Manchester Cathedral. He was listed as Hardern in the register entry. Later lived at 19 Northgate Rd Cheadle.
Giles Ardern born Cheadle, Cheshire. Born 22 Mar 1841. married Elizabeth Ellen Lear 30 January 1863 at St John’s The Baptist Church Heaton Norris. Emmigrated to New Zealand in 1874 settling at Thames.
William Edward Ardern born Thames, NZ. Born 11 Oct 1874 (twin of Martha). married Ann Moorcraft 6 Oct 1898 at Thames, NZ.
Robert Lear Ardern born Paeroa, NZ. Born 14 April 1910 . married Winifred Mabel Merrick (Mabel) at St Georges Anglican Church, Gate Pa, Tauranga, NZ.
Graeme Ardern born Tauranga, NZ (older twin of Mark). baptized at Holy Trinity Church Tauranga.
Murray Ardern born Auckland, NZ . currently living in Qld, Australia. married Ruth Saunders
Barry Ardern born Tauranga, NZ . currently living in Tauranga, NZ . married Nola Taylor
Reginald Ardern born Tauranga, NZ . currently living in Qld, Australia. married Dorothy Taylor
Irene Ardern born Tauranga, NZ . currently living in Auckland, NZ. married Neil Hayter
Mark Ardern (now known as Marcus) born Tauranga, NZ . (my twin brother) currently living in Qld, Australia.