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Charles Percy Marchant BUTTERWORTH & Grace Muriel BACKHOUSE- Dunedin New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

Charles Percy Marchant BUTTERWORTH (1866-1939) married Grace Muriel BACKHOUSE on the 28 March 1895 at St Mathew's Church, Dunedin by the Reverend E. C. Hood

Charles was the eldest son of John Leach Butterworth Esq (by then deceased)

He worked in his father's business of Butterworth Brothers, warehousemen of Dunedin

Charles died on 5 September 1939 aged 73 and his ashes are buried in Plot 4 - Block 120 at Northern Cemetery Dunedin
- he had been living at 11 Wallace St Dunedin

He is buried with:
Henry Robert Butterworth (1867-1954)
Jane Acland Butterworth (1843-1880)
Henry Lind Ferguson (1859-1948)
Mary Emmeline Ferguson (nee Butterworth 1864-1944)

Charles's wife, Grace Muriel Backhouse was the 3rd daughter of 17 children of Benjamin Backhouse (1829-1904) and Lydia Warne Johnson of Rushcutters Bay, NSW, Australia
- Benjamin was a Stonemason, Architect and Parliamentarian, elected an independent member of the NSW Legislative Council in 1895 and remained a member until his death in July 1904

This is a photo of Mrs Charles Butterworth of Dunedin
- not yet confirmed if it was the above Grace Muriel Butterworth -

Do you know what happened to Grace
- have not found her death details or burial site
please leave a comment if you can help ..

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on 2010-11-23 06:09:58

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by ngairedith on 2011-07-16 09:14:03

a big thank you to jesherel for the message 16 July 2011 which answered my query above on what happened to Grace Butterworth ...

3 November 1919
- Cable news has been received in Dunedin of the death at Banff, Alberta, Canada, on 28th October, of Mrs Grace M. Butterworth, wife of Mr C. P. M. Butterworth of Dunedin. Mr and Mrs Butterworth were on a visit to America, and were expected back by Christmas. Mrs Butterworth was a daughter of the late Mr Benjamin Backhouse, of Sydney, and a sister of Judge Backhouse. She was an ardent worker in connection with all patriotic efforts throughout the war and she was one of the leadig members of the Red Cross Society and the Otago Women's Club

again, a big thanks for this

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