Alice Maud CHEGWIDDEN + Samuel ALLEN - Mangatera
the surname has been spelt Chegwedden, Chegwidden, Chigwidden, Chigwedden
Ambrose Alexander CHIGWIDDEN (1862-1941)
was born in Gilbert Town, South Australia
his parents were:
William CHIGWIDDEN (1836-) & Rebecca TONSTEAD
William Chigwidden was from Wendron, Cornwall. He and Rebecca married 26 Dec 1853 in St George, Gawler, SA
Sarah HART was born 23 July 1861 Bugle Ranges, Mount Barker, SA
her parents were:
Thomas HART (1820-1884) & Mary Ann BARTLETT (1833-1911)
Ambrose Alexander CHIGWIDDEN married Sarah HART (1861-1835) in St Barnabas Church Clare, South Australia, on 6 Dec 1881
Ambrose was a painter, they lived:
1881 - Clare, South Australia
1903 - Rutherglen, Indi, Victoria
1909 - Wangaratta
1914 - Avenel, Echuca, Victoria
1919 - Benall North, Indi, Victoria
their known children:
(although there are possibly 2 missing here - maybe you can help)
1883 - 1908 Alice Maud Chigwidden - born in Clare, South Australia
Northern Argus (Clare, SA), 17 July 1883
... BIRTH - Chigwidden, On July 13, at Clare, the wife of Ambrose A. Chigwidden, of a daughter. Both doing well.
... Alice married SAMUEL ALLEN (see below)
1886 - Denzal Zedekiah Chigwidden, born in Clare
... nothing known about Denzal at this time but he wasn't mentioned in his father's obituary in 1941
1888 - 1970 Winnifred Frances 'Winnie' Chegwidden - born Berwick, Victoria
... Winnie married Edward Albert THOMPSON (1884-1946)
... Winnie married ? PAUL
1889 - 1949 Howard Walwin Chegwidden - born in Wangaratta, Victoria
... Howard married Alice Maud BAMFORD (1886-1973)
1894 - 1952 Eunice Irene Chegwidden - born in Victoria
... Eunice married Robert James RHODE (1894-1959)
1898 - 1958 Victor Leo Chegwidden - born in Victoria
... Victor married Muriel Constance EVANS (1895-1963)
DEATH OF SARAH
The North Eastern Ensign 19 April 1935
.... MRS SARAH CHEGWEDDEN
THE death of Mrs Sarah Chegwedden, 73, of Benalla, occurred at the Wangaratta Base Hospital on Tuesday night. She had been a patient for about two weeks.
The remains were interred in, the Benalla cemetery yesterday afternoon
DEATH OF AMBROSE
Benalla Ensign 21 Nov 1941 (aged 79)
.... MR. AMBROSE A. CHEGWEDDEN
THE death took place at the Wangaratta Hospital, on Thursday evening, 13th inst., of Mr Ambrose Alexander Chegwedden, an old resident of the town. Deceased had resided here for more than 40 years, and was 79 years of age. He made many friends who will regret his passing. He is survived by a family of four - Howard (South Melbourne), Winnie (Mrs Paul, Dimboola), Eunice (Mrs Rhode, St. Kilda) and Victor (South Melbourne). The funeral was to the Benalla cemetery on Friday afternoon last. Rev. C. M. Kennedy read the burial service.
The coffin was carried by Messrs. A. Angoletta, H. T. Sanders, R. L. Chegwedden and. R Hadden; and the pall bearers were Messrs. A. Hyland, A. F. Gannie, W. Edmondstone, D. O'Brien, T. Wright and M. Hogan.
The funeral arrangements were in the hands of Mr E. A. Abbott.
* AMBROSE & SARAH are buried PLOT 236, SECTION B at Benalla Cemetery
ALICE MAUD CHEGWIDDEN (1883-1908)
.... married SAMUEL ALLEN
but her marriage has not been located in Australia or New Zealand
- there may have been Australian born children as 'she left 2 children'
the 2 known NZ children of Alice & Samuel
Alice gave birth to a daughter:
* Alice Allen, on 8 November 1906 .. Alice lived for 1 day
Alice gave birth to a daughter:
* Alice Zealandia Allen, 8 July 1908 .. 14 days before her death
ALICE died 2 August 1908 aged 25 in Dannevirke, New Zealand
cemetery database has aged 28
Bush Advocate, 3 August 1908
ALLEN, On the 2nd August, at the hospital, Alice Maud, dearly beloved wife of Samuel Allen, of Mangatera; aged 25 years. Deeply regretted.
.... The deceased lady, who was the daughter of Mr A. Chegwidden, of Victoria, was comparatively a recent arrival in the district, and her death at the early age of 25 is deplored by her many friends. The late Mrs Allen leaves her husband and two children to mourn her loss.
.... Alice is buried Grave 16, Block H at Settlers Cemetery Dannevirke
Not yet found what happened to her husband Samuel Allen
do you know where he (and the children) went?
DANNEVIRKE, Manawatu c1908