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Anthony CRAWSHAW & Mary Ann MILLS - Wanganui

Journal by ngairedith

on 5-6-2011 ANTHILLMOBNZ wrote:
... ANTHONY CRAWSHAW, born 1862ish, Northowram, Halifax, Yorkshire, Eng. Wanting to find out who his parents were (+ anything else) and also when he came to NZ, would have been sometime before 1886 when he married MARY ANN MILLS in Wanganui NZ? Anthony also had a brother, Stephen ...

I have made a timeline to help us trace them back (and forward)

- (some news info was taken from Papers Past) -

Anthony Crawshaw was born about 1862 and died in 1943 aged 81
Mary Ann was born about 1870 n England and died in 1916 aged 46
- she was a daughter of William Henry MILLS & Mary BILLINGHURST who settled in Patea
- Anthony & Mary Ann married in New Zealand in 1886
... (Anthony's brother Stephen mentioned above was 1865-1932)

the (known) children of Anthony & Mary Ann were:

1887 - 1971 Elizabeth Emily Crawshaw
- Elizabeth married Richard Arthur RICHARDSON (1880-1963) in 1908
- Richard was one of at least 7 children of George & Esther RICHARDSON

1890 - 1969 Stephen Crawshaw
- Stephen was working as a surfaceman for the Waitotara County Roads in 1915 when he enlisted for war
- he served as Trooper 12588 with the NZEF Mounted Rifles Brigade
- Stephen married Kathleen Mary/May ROBB (1899-1957) in 1919
- Kathleen was the 5th of at least 13 children of Alexander ROBB & Eliza Jane ROWE

1891 - ???? Lena Mary Crawshaw
- Lena married Walter Venus BENSON (1885-1948) in 1910
- Walter was 1 of 5 known sons of George & Mary Ann BENSON

1892 - 1970 Kate Florence Crawshaw
- Kate was in Standard I at Maxwell School Wanganui in 1900
- Kate married Carl Otto HOPPE (1894-1967) in 1917

1894 - 1978 William Edward Crawshaw
- William was a Telegraph Linesman before he served in WWI as Rifleman 41500 with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, Reinforcements G Company. He listed his sister Kate Florence of Maxelltown, Wanganui as his next of kin
- William married Edith Mary GRENSIDE (1898-1980) in 1919

1899 - 1900 Alexander St Valender Crawshaw
- Alexander died aged 1 year 10 months

1906 - ???? Amy Amelia Crawshaw
- Amy married Frederick DAMBROGIO (aka DAVIES)

1910 - 1948 Hilda Antoinette Crawshaw
- married Harold HILL (1885-?) as his 2nd wife in ??
- Harold was the 7th of 8 children of John HILL & Isabella ADAMSON
- possible he was in Standard II at Wanganui Boys School in 1894


TARANAKI HERALD - 26 April 1892

The LAND BOARD met on Monday. Present: The Commissioner of Crown Lands (chairman), Colonel Trimble and Mr Kelly
... Perpetual Leases - The following land were disposed of on perpetual lease:- A. Crawshaw, sec 18, block 12, Ngaire, upset 1s 10d


The following are the local Subscriptions in aid of the Queensland Relief Fund:- ... and A. Crawshaw, 5s

The LAND BOARD met on Monday. Present - The Commissioner of Crown Lands (Mr Strauchon), Messrs Stock, Heslop and Roy
... Land Sales - The land applied for since last meeting was as under:- ... and A. and S. Crawshaw, section 18, block 12, 290 acres
- (this is possibly Stephen & brother Anthony)

HAWERA & NORMANBY STAR - 9 September 1896
The LAND BOARD met on Monday
TRANSFER - The Board sanctioned the following fransfer:- S. and A. Crawshaw to Isabella Boddie, section 18, block 12, Ngaire
of note .. in April 1902, Isabella Boddie applied for exemption from personal residence on section 18, block 12, at Ngaire, as she lived on section 14, leased by her husband. This was agreed to so long as she continued to reside at section 14. In August 1905 she applied for, and got, the freehold of block 12

The usual fortnightly meeting of the above body was held at the COunty offices, Ridgway Street, this (Monday) morning, when there were present - W. Ritchie (chairman), Mitchell, G. B. Robertson, J. Peat, G. Mullins, J. Dempsey, A. Tawse (?) and S. Handley
... On the motion of Cr Tawse it was decided that permission be given to Mr A. Crawshaw to erect a house on the Council's land at Kaiwhatu, and that if he left the Council's employment he be ether allowed to remove it or the Council have the option to take it over at valuation

WANGANUI CHRONCLE - 28 December 1900

CRAWSHAW - on the 28th inst., at his parents' residence, Brunswick, Alex. St Valentine, third son of Anthony Crawshaw, aged one year and ten months


Mr A. Crawshaw, Brunswick, Wanganui, writes:- "For many years we have used Blue Flag Cough Cure with great success. It gives relief after the first dose. I am sure it is a good medicine for every one to have on hand at this thime of year."

WANGANUI HERALD - 9 August 1905

At the Magistrate's Court this afternoon a civil action brought by William Mihaka (a native) against Anthony Crawshaw was heard by Mr R. L. Stanford, S.M. Plaintiff claimed that on Sunday, the 22nd day of July, at Waitotara, the defendant wrongfully shot and killed two pigs, the propety of the plaintff, who claimed 5 from the defendant as the value of the pigs and 2 2s general damages, a total of 7 2s 6d. (this is approx $1,160 in 2011). Mr Currie appeared for the plantiff, and Mr Watt for the defendant.
The case was proceeding as we went to press.

HAWRA & NORMANBY START - 18 April 1907

WANTED to Sell, 27 good dairy cows as a line, free from abortion. Apply to A. Crawshaw Maxwelltown


CRAWSHAW - On the 18th inst., at her late residence, Maxwelltown, Mary Ann, the beloved wife of Anthony Crawshaw - W. Cumberland, undertaker

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