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CHANDLER, Leighton Buzzard to Marlborough, New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

George Chandler (1844-1923)
- was born in Bedfordshire, England
- he married Lydia GEEVES (1844-1926) in 1866 in Leighton Buzzard
- they emigrated to New Zealand on the CARNATIC in 1875 four children.

They settled in the Picton area

Their known children:
1868 - 1937 William 'Bill' Chandler
- born in Leighton Buzzard, England
- he married Mattilda RANSOM 2 Jan 1892
In 1926 he was living in Otaki, on the west coast
In 1937 he was living in Auckland

1869 - 1948 Alice Chandler
- born in Leighton Buzzard, England
- she married David WALKER 18 Feb 1892 at Spring Vreek

1872 - 1937 Samuel Chandler
- born in Leighton Buzzard, England
- he married Clara RANSOM 25 Aug 1897
- they had 7 children (5 sons, including Clara's son Harry) & 2 daughters

1874 - 1935 Edith Chandler
- born in Leighton Buzzard
- emigrated at the age of 4 months
- she married Andrew KELT

1877 - 1956 John 'Jim' Chandler
- born in New Zealand
- he married Rose Eveline HOOPER 30 May 1822
- 6th of 14 children of:
William James HOOPER & Charlotte COMPTON (settlers of Carterton)
- married to Mabel ?

1877 - 1961 Emma Chandler
- born in New Zealand
- she married Frederick Thomas NEARNE

1882 - 1956 Caroline Annie 'Carrie' Chandler
- born in Grovetown, Marlborough
- she married Frederick Walter ALLERBY in 1901
CAROLINE died in Manaia, Taranaki

1886 - 1952 Edward Chandler
- he married Maud Marion HARPER in 1915
- Edward served in WWI:
SERIAL NUMBER - 64017
FIRST KNOWN RANK - Private
NEXT OF KIN - Maud Marion Chandler (wife) Box 219 Milson's Line, Palmerston North
BODY ON EMBARKATION - New Zealand Expeditionary Force
EMBARKATION UNIT - 31st Reiforcements Welligton Infactry, Regiment B Company
EMBARKATIO DATE - 16th November 1917
PLACE OF EMBARKATION - Wellington, New Zealand
TRANSPORT - HMNZT 97
VESSEL - Tahiti
DESTINATION - Liverpool, England




Any further information on this family and their descendants would be appreciated

by ngairedith Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2008-11-04 12:53:18

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by LesleyLomas on 2012-09-13 19:06:28

George and Lydia were my great great grandparents and I have their family on my website:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lomas/Chandler/GeorgeChandler.html

They lived in the Spring Creek area of Marlborough before moving up to Newbury near Palmerston North.

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