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Blanche Louise URWIN marries Edmund Earl FURNESS - 1906 in Wellington

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John James CASEY + Theresa Maria PAGON

John Joseph CASEY (1876-1954) was a son of the above
- he married Maud Edith Mary URWIN (aka Eliza Maud 1877-1971) in 1899

Maud was a daughter of
Alfred Adolphus Thomas URWIN (1840-1911) & Eliza Harriet PARSONS (1844-1938), who were married in Rockhampton, Queensland about 1864 and moved over to Wellington, New Zealand
Alfred & Eliza Urwin are buried together in Plot 5103 at Bolton Street, Wellington

* Mabel May Urwin (1883-1973) was also a daughter
- Mabel married Charles Albert GOLDSMITH (1878-1965) 22 July 1903 in St Peters, Wellington

* Blanche Louisa Urwin (1881-1932) was also a daughter (go to top link)
- Blanche married Edmund Earl FURNESS (1883-1946) 28 March 1906 in St Peters, Wellington
son of Robert Henry FURNESS & Elizabeth Martha ASHBRIDGE
EVENING POST 7 April 1906
... A pretty wedding was celebrated on Wednesday afternoon, 28th March, at St Peter's Church, the contracting parties being Mr Edmund Earl Furness, of the staff of the Wellington Harbour Board, and only son of Mr R. H. Furness, of Adelaide-road, and Miss Blanche Urwin, fifth daughter of Mr T. A. Urwin, of Pirie-street
The ceremony was conducted by the Rev G. P. Davys, and was witnessed by a large gathering of relatives and friends. The bride was attended by Miss Furness (sister of the bridegroom) and Miss Gladys MacKay, and her two little nieces, Miss Esme Urwin and Miss Zita Casey. She wore a handsome gown of white louisine silk, elegantly trimmed with old lace and passementeric trimming with a handsome collar of pearls. The elder bridesmaids were attired in cream dresses and floral hats, and the little ones looked charming in white silk Empire frocks and Victoria bonnets.
After the ceremony a reception was held at the residence of the bride's parents, "Glenlora", Pirie-street, and the numerous guests were entertained in the evening at the Foresters' Hall.
The honeymoon is being spent in the Auckland district

Blanche remarried in 1921 to Charles James GERARD
Blanche remarried in 1926 to William PIRIE

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