Sharp-Healy Family

The Story of the first two Generations

Sharp Family

The Sharp family section of this website documents the life of John Edwin Sharp of London, England, his two wives Theodosia Emma Hann and Isabella Mary Ann Hann, and their children (known as Generation 1). John and Isabella emigrated to New Zealand in the 1870s and settled in Dunedin.

John Edwin Sharp

Also documented is the family of John Bentley Sharp, his wife Margaret Healy and their seven children (known as Generation 2).

The information here was compiled from "As I Remember It", memoirs by Beverley Sharp, notes by Desmond Sharp and transcript of tapes by Eileen Sharp. Also used were books, war records, family documents, birthday books, public records, newspaper items, medical records, photographs and research by Dale Hartle and other members of the family.

Contact details

If you have any information or photos to add to the site, or any corrections, please contact Dale Hartle in Wellington, New Zealand, by phone +64 4 235 6659 or email .