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Alfred Wallace WALTERS + Emma BARNEY - Taita

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Alfred Wallace WALTERS (1858-1933)
was born at St Helier's, Jersey, Channel Islands, a son of John WALTERS & Sophia L'EVESQUE

Alfred married on 16 July 1876, by the Rev. Thomas Orange, at St Lawrence, Jersey to: Emma BARNEY (1859-1945)
Alfred was a Gardener & he and Emma settled in Taita, Lower Hutt

the known children of ALFRED & EMMA
(born in New Zealand)

... 1
1878 - 1963 Henry Alfred Walters

- Henry married Marion Elizabeth HOLLISTER (1878-1957) in 1908
- 1 of 3 daughters of Sam HOLLISTER & Ellen/Ellenor MILES
- Henry was a Gardener
MARION died 25 January 1957 aged 78 & her ashes scattered from Waikumete
HENRY died 26 oct 1963 aged 86 in Henderson, Auckland, & cremated at Waikumete

... 2
1879 - Alice Amelia Walters

- Alice married Athol Moore CARTER (1879-1958) in 1900
the known children
1901 - Patrick Walters Carter
1902 - Alfred Wallace Carter

... 3
1880 - 1880 Louisa Walters

- Louisa died aged 2 months

... 4
1881 - ? John Francis Walters

... 5
1882 - 1908 Louisa 'Lydia' Walters

- Lydia married Albert John TILBURY in 1905
- Lydia was killed in a coach & train accident in Nelson
3 February 1908
... The Motueka-Nelson coach was run into by a special train at Appleby crossing at noon to-day. The train struck the front wheels of the coach, smashing the fore part to splinters and freeing the horses, which bolted, but were subsequently recovered unhurt. The driver and three passengers, all ladies, were thrown out. Mrs A. J. Tilbury, of Hutt, was killed and her sister, Miss Walters, sustained a severe shock and minor injuries. Miss Littall, of Richmond had her thigh fractured and the driver, Charles Brickland, was picked up, very seriously injured internally and taken to hospital. It is probable that he will not recover.
The coach was smashed to pieces.
The train was pulled up when it was found that Mrs Tilbury, aged 25, the wife of Arthur john Tilbury, market gardener, Lower Hutt, had been killed instantaneously. Mrs Tilbury, her sister and husband were here on a holiday and were stopping with friends at Appleby Road. They were coming in from Appleby to the Anniversary Day sports meeting. Mrs Tilbury had not long been in the coach when the accident occurred, and meant to go only as far as Richmond, where she would take the train for Nelson with her husband, who was cycling to the station
22 May 1908
... Charles Brickland, the driver of the Motueka coach which collided with a railway-engine at Appleby on the 1st February, causing the death of Mrs Lydia Tilbury, of Wellington, was committed for trial to-day on a charge of manslaughter. Bail was allowed. On 1 July 1908, the jury returned a 'no bill' verdict

... 6
1884 - Charles 'Charlie' Walters

- nothing known

... 7
1885 - 1886 Albert Daniel Walters

- Albert died 1886 aged 7 months

... 8
1886 - 1972 Philip 'Phil' Walters

- Phil married Ivy KING in 1912
- daughter of Reuben KING(1829-1929) & Emily Ellen WILLIAMS (1861-1902)

... 9
1888 - 1888 Emma Walters

On 18th July, 1888, at the Taita, Emma, youngest and beloved daughter of Alfred and E. Walters, aged 6 weeks
We saw her fading, day by day;
We saw her pass away;
We nursed her with the tenderest care,
But could not make her stay

... 10
1889 - 1974 Laura Walters

- Laura married Victor Jubilee PEMBERTON (1888-1960) in 1912
- Victor was born 1888 in Redgrave, Suffolk

... 11
1890 - 1947 Susan Walters

- Susan married Francis 'Frank' Cecil EALES (1883-1958) in 1909
- born in Christchurh, a son of John EALES & Rhoda CATE
the known children
1910 - 1979 Francis Eales
1911 - Ellen Eales
- Frank next married Ethel Mary VINCENT (1890-1952) in 1921
FRANK died 13 Dec 1958 & buried WESLEY DIVISION F Row 6, Plot 71 Waikumete

... 12
1893 - 1973 Lucy Walters

- Lucy married Cecil Barry HODGINS (1900-1989) in 1925
- 1 of 5 children of Michael Joseph HODGINS & Louise Mary SMITH
LUCY died 16 March 1973 aged 79 & cremated Karori, Wellington

ALFRED WALLACE WALTERS died 23 December 1933 at Taita
26 Dec 1933 The death occurred at taita, Lower Hutt, on Saturday of Mr Alfred Walter, at the age of 75 years. The late Mr Walters was born at St Saviour's, Isle of Jersey, in 1858, and arrived in New Zealand by the sailing ship HOROH in 1876. For twenty-five years he was in charge of what was then known as Quaker Mason's Garden at Taita. After the garden was cut up for building sites Mr Walters took up market gardening and he pursued that occupation until his death. The deceased was one of the ten oldest members of the Oddfellows Lodge, Lower Hutt. He is survived by his widow, four sons - Messrs, Henry, John, Charles and Philip Walters, four daughter, Mr H. Moore-Carter Lower Hutt, Mrs F. Ealse Taita, Mrs V. Pemberton Taita and Mrs B. Hodgins Lower Hutt; thirty-four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The duneral took place at Taita yesterday (Christmas Day)
EMMA WALTERS died 15 July 1945 at Silverstream aged 86
On July 15, 1945, at Silverstream, Emma, widow of the late Alfred Walters, of Cottle's Lane, Lower Hutt, aged 86 years. At rest.

the children attended Taita School in Lower Hutt

In 1907 Walter was fined 20s with court costs of ?1 18s 6d, for having failed to have his name on a milk cart. He and Maurice Whitewood Welch were also convicted for having used their milk carts for carrying manure

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