Death Notices, Auckland, NZ Herald, 12 Oct 1904
the following DEATH NOTICES were in the New Zealand Herald on Wed 12 Oct 1904
BURNS - On September 22, at Buckland, Sarah Chaplyn, widow of David Burns, teacher; aged 83 years.
BURKHARDT - On September 16, at Helens Bay, after a painful illness, Ferdinand Burkhardt, beloved husband of Sophie Adelia Burkhardt, formerly of Switzerland; aged 83 years.
BRYCE - On September 26, at his late residence, Panmure, John Bryce, aged 65.
BEUTH - On October 3, 1904, at the District Hospital, Elizabeth, dearly beloved wife of John Frederick Beuth, Great North Road, after a long and painful illness; aged 58 years. Deeply regreted. Southern and Home papers please copy.
BALLARD - On October 6, at her daughter's residence (Mrs T. Ashby), Ellerslie, Mary Elizabeth, the dearly beloved wife of Luke Ballard, of Epsom, late of Drury, in her 65th year.
CROWTHER - On September 23 1904, at his residence, Cambridge West, Edward Samuel Dashwood Crowther, late major of the Royal Marine Light Infantry, aged 43 years.
CARROLL - On October 6, at Winterfall House, Waterview, Avondale, after a short and painful illness, Eliza Mina Jane, dearly beloved wife of Francis Carroll and only daughter of Mrs. L. C. Cox; aged 30 years.
CHAPMAN - On October 6, at her late residence, Dunearn Lodge, Wellesley-street East, Margaret, relict of the late G. T. Chapman, publisher and bookseller, in her 81st year.
CALLAWAY - On October 1, at Coromandel, John Callaway, of Kikowhakarere, in his 86th year.
CREED - On October 5, at his late residence, "Hot Water Beach," Whitianga, after a long and painful illness, Mr M. Creed, formerly of Somersetshire, England; aged 71 years.
DAVIS - At "Hollywood Tower," near Bristol, England, Lady Davis, aunt of Ludlow Rich, "Rose Hall," Parnell. By cable
DROMGOOL - On August 20, 1904, at Waiuku East, Anne, beloved daughter of the late John Dromgool and of Margaret Dromgool; aged 39 years. - R.I.P.
ELMSLY - On September 23, at "Braystones," (near Kihikihi), Colin Campbell, fourth son of Charles John and Constance Elmsly, aged five years and nine months.
ERSON - On September 20, at Coolgardie, W.A., William R. C. Erson, late of Onehunga, suddenly.
* William Robert Close Erson was born in Dublin, Ireland. He was 48
EWEN - On September 13, at his late residence, Horahora, Whangarei, after a painful illness, John, the dearly-beloved husband of Rose Emma Ewen. Deeply regretted.
* John was 63
ELMES - On September 27, Mary, wife of S. W. Elmes, second daughter of the late Captain Thomas McDonnell, R.N., Holianga (formerly Mrs W. M. King).
* Mary first married William McGrath King in 1856. She married Stephen William Elmes in 1876. She was 73
GOOSEMAN - On October 10, at his late residence, Albert-street, Onehunga, Samuel Gooseman; aged 77 years
* written in 1902 .. SAMUEL GOOSEMAN, Farmer, Mangere. This settler was one of the pioneers of this district and was born in Tetney, Lincolnshire, England in 1827, being the second son of Mr Robert Gooseman, farmer of Tetney. He was educated at Umberston Grammar School, near Grimsby, and worked on his father's farm until 1861, when he left London, per ship “Indian Empire,” and arrived at Auckland in October of that year. Mr Gooseman, like the majority of early colonists, has engaged in various callings. In 1872 he bought a farm in Mangere and was the first grower of cereals in the district. Mr. Gooseman is an old member of the Hospital and Charitable Aid Board and of the local school committee. In 1848, he married Miss Ellen Lidgett, and has had eighteen children, of whom five sons and one daughter are living
HILLMAN - On September 21, at Flat Bush, William Walter, the only beloved son of John and Winifred Hillman; aged 39 years - R.I.P.
HOUGH - On September 30, at Aitken Terrace, Glenmore (the residence of her daughter), Sarah, the dearly-beloved wife of John Hough; aged 72 years.
LYNDS - On September 27, at the residence of her son-in-law (Wm. Larsen), Louisa Lynds, widow of the late William Lynds, of Onehunga, in her 84th years.
LINDFORS - On October 4, 1904, at the Auckland Hospital, Captain K. M. Lindfors; aged 58 years.
* Karl Mathias Lindfors. Possibly from Finland
LUNDON - On October 4, 1904, at the native schoolhouse, Papamoa, Tauranga, Cecilia Honor, eldest daughter of the late John and Mary A. A. Lundon, headmistress and licensed interpreter, formerly of Onehunga and Hokianga.
* Cecilia was 48
MACFARLANE - On September 22, 1904, at Mackelvie-street, Annie Katherine, the dearly-loved wife of David F. Macfarlane and youngest daughter of the late William Harvey; aged 30 years.
MACKEY - At his parents' residence, "Glenavon," Bombay, suddenly, Arthur Eyre Mackey, beloved and only son of George and Ellie Mackey; aged 2 years and 3 months.
MACNAB - On October 3, at her late residence, Nugent-street, Sarah, relict of the late Duncan MacNab; aged 74 years.
McCAUL - On September 28, at his late residence, New Lynn, Walter Alison McCaul, in his 84th years.
MENZIES - On October 4, at her late residence, "Glencoe," Auckland, Helen, relict of the late David Menzies, Dumfries, Scotland, mother of John Menzies and Mrs Thomas Martin; aged 83 years.
MATHIESON - At the residence of her parents, Shelly Beach Road, Helen Rennie Johnston, the eldest and dearly-beloved daughter of J. and J. Mathieson.
* Helen was 45. She was the first of 11 children of John Gray Mathieson & Jane Nimmo from Scotland
NICHOLSON - On October 1, William Henry Nicholson, teacher, dearly beloved husband of Mary Anne Nicholson, and second son of the late Major Nicholson, of 16 Pulteney-street, Bath, England, and son-in-law of the late Captain Slattery, Northcote; aged 50
NICHOLAS - On October 9, at the residence of Mrs Green, 67 Vincent-street, George Nicholas; aged 31.
O'REILLY - On September 11, at the Sacred Hear Convent, Perth, West Australia, Mary (Sister Irene), the dearly loved and eldest daughter of Charles and Elizabeth O'Reilly, of Opotiki. Dearly loved and deeply regretted.
* Mary was 29
PARKER - on September 20, 1904, at Onehunga, John Parker, late of Bombay, in his 87th year.
PROSSER - On September 24, 1904, at the residence of his son-in-law (John McKay Fairburn), William Holmes Prosser, late of Oakham, in his 78th years, - Home papers please copy.
PROBERT - On September 30, at her late residence, Victoria Avenue, Remuera, after a long illness borne with Christian fortitude, Lydia, the beloved wife of Henry Probert, passed peacefully away in her 74th year.
RICHARDS - On September 28, 1904, at Onehunga, John Richards, formerly of Warkworth, in his 71st year.
RUSSELL - On September 29, Alexander Russell, in his 61st year
ROWE - On October 5, at Auckland, Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late William Rowe, sen., and sister of Mrs F. S. Shepherd, Mount Eden' aged 44 years.
SEAGER - On September 22, 1904, at her parents' residence, Upper Queen-street, Nora, the youngest and dearly beloved child of William Bastin and Mary Seager.
STUART - On September 30, at her late house, in View Road, Auckland, Helen W. Stuart, widow of the late Samuel Stuart; after a brief relapse of illness, in her 78th year.
* Helen Wright Stuart
SMITH - On September 27, 1904, at his late residence, Tararu Road, Thames, Robert, dearly-beloved husband of Harriet Smith, late engineer of the Waiotahi mine; aged 62 years.
SHARP - On October 2, after a short illness, Cecilia Brown, dearly beloved wife of William Sharp, Springfield, Ramarama. - Home papers please copy.
* nee Doull, married William Sharp in 1869
TODD - On September 30, at her late residence, Invercargill, Jessie, the beloved wife of Thomas Todd, jun., and second daughter of Frederick Davies, bootmaker, Ponsonby, Auckland' aged 35 years.
WILSON - On September 31, at Rocky Nook, Mount Roskill, Andrew Wilson, C.F., late of Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland, in his 86th year.
WILY - On September 30, 1904, at her residence, "The Falls,' Waiuku, Emma Elizabeth Vivian, widow of the late Major Henry William Wily, eldest daughter of the late R. F. Jenner, Esq., of Wenvoe Castle, Glamorganshire, south Wales, and grand-daughter of the late Sir Herbert Jenner-Fust, P.C.; aged 74 years
WEST - On September 23, at the residence of Mr John Henderson, Curran-street, Pnsonby, Mary Ann West; aged 63 years.
WAGSTAFF - On September 28, 1904, at Howick, Rachel Wagstaff, postmistress, relict of the late George Wagstaff and mother of G. W. Basley, solicitor, Auckland; aged 74. - Mourned and regretted by her loving and grateful children.
* Rachel Basley married George Wagstaff in 1874. Her son was George William Basley (1846-1919)
WOOLLEY - On September 11, at the residence of Mrs C. H. Reid, Devonport, Louisa Ellen Woolley, the wife of the late James Woolley, aged 63 years.