John Charles Eccles1840

John Charles Eccles 1840

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John Charles Eccles came to New Zealand in 1863 and later became a  Canon in the Anglican Church. 

He came with a  pregnant wife (Lettitian Twinem), who died after soon arriving. 

John came from Cookstown and married Lettitian Twinem in Seagoe, Amagh in 1862.  His father was William John Eccles born Circa 1792 and believed to be connected to the"Ecclesville" Eccles.  He married Mary Glasgow.

John had two siblings,  Maria who married John McCabe who went to New York, USA around 1850 and William Henry Eccles.  William John Eccles was a soldier in the Argylle, Sutherland Highlander regiment serving in the Pennisular Wars.

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Mar 1840
Date of Death 1st Nov 1926



  • I am looking for family of Maria Eccles born around 1810.  She married william Bell.  They lived in Tamlaghtmore, Parish of Derriloran, Drapers Company Estate.  Her mother may have been Isabella.  It looks possible she is related to these Eccles .  Who are the Eccles of “Ecclesville”.  Any help would be appreciated.  


    Golf girl

    Thursday 11th April 2019 06:46PM
  • Ecclesville was an estate in Fintona, Omagh owned by Eccles. Check out "McClintock of Seskinore" website it tells you lots about the estate and the Eccles.

    It was demolished and is now a golf course.



    Thursday 11th April 2019 09:24PM

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