I am presently trying without success to trace my ancestry. My mother was an Irwin. Born in Apia Western Samoa. Her father's name was Harry Irwin and he was part of the NZ Police force which were at the time in Samoa. My g.grandfather's name was William and my g.grandmother's name was Elizabeth Hewetson. My g.grandmother's family arrived in NZ in 1873 on the "E.P.Bouverie" which berthed at Napier. The family had travelled from Wexford, Ireland. My g.grandmother was 11 years old when she arrived. I am not sure if my g.grandfather was born in NZ or not. I know my mother always spoke of Scottish and Irish ancestry.