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Phillip NEWDICK & Phoebe CONNON - Coromandel & Auckland

Journal by ngairedith

Phillip NEWDICK (1857-1908)
- was born in Auckland 30 May 1857 to:
Richard NEWDICK (1815-1867) of England & Sarah MACKAY (1822-1870) of Ireland

Phillip married in Thames, Coromandel on 24 May 1879 to:
Phoebe CONNON (1861-1933)

Phillip & Phoebe had 12 CHILDREN

... 1
1880 - 1918 Alexander Connon Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromanel
- Alexander married Rose Evelyn SMITH in 1903
- he died in Hamilton on 20 Nov 1918 aged 38 during the Flu Pandemic
- he is buried A3-XX-52 at Hamilton West cemetery
- Rose remarried in 1922 to Charles Edgar COCHRANE

... 2
1882 - 1918 Herbert Gilmour Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- Herbert was a Confectioner/Grocer
- he served in the South African War as Corporal 8590 with the North Island Regiment, A Squadron, Tenth Contingent. He enbarked on the 14 April 1902 on the 'Drayton Grange'. His father Philip was his next of kin, in Thames
- Herbert married Clarice Eliza BURR in 1909
- Clarice was the 3rd of 12 known children of Henry Ernest BURR (1860-1936) & Eliza Josephine BUCK (1866-1953)
- he died in Wellington on 17 Nov 1918 aged 36 during the Flu Pandemic
- he is buried Plot 68E, CH ENG2 at Karori cemetery

... 3
1883 - 1962 Mabel May Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- in Jan 1897 Mabel (aged 13) and her sister Phoebe (age 11) gave a vocal duet at the entertainment evening under the auspices of the Thames Prohibition League
- Mabel married Thomas Young PRIOR in 1912
- she died 14 May 1962 in Nelson aged 79

... 4
1885 - 1939 Phoebe Elizabeth Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- she attended the Waiokaraka School and the Wesleyan Sunday School in Thames
- Phoebe married Gilles Joseph Theophile COLLARD in 1911
- Gilles was a Frenchman, a chef by trade. He had first married Anne Flarie Marguerite ? in 1896 in London. They settled in Palmerston North. She wanted to live in Sydney, Gilles went over there to organise a house but on his return she disappeared. They were divorced in 1910
- Phoebe died in 1939 aged 54. Gilles death in NZ not found

... 5
1887 - 1931 Philip Richard Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- in the 1912 Thames Directory he (or his father) was a Butter Man in Broad street
- Philip married Margaret Farrell HILLMAN in 1909
- in 1915 at least, he was living in Whakamarama, 22km west of Tauranga
- he died 1 April 1931 aged 43

... 6
1889 - 1951 Alfred George 'Alf' Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- Alfred married Essie Matilda JOHNSON (1891-1944) on 5 April 1917
- he served in WWI as Corporal 44912 with the NZEF, 26th Reinforcements Specialists Company, Machine-Gun Section. He embarked from Wellington 9 June 1917. His next of kin was his wife Essie c/o the Imperial Hotel, Auckland
- in July 1921 Alf's close friend Francis 'Frank' Edward JEW was murdered. At the INQUEST Alf gave evidence that he and 4 of his brother, young Jew and about 12 of them altogether were in a car, driving to the football at Carlaw park. He said he (Alf Newdick) was a driver, employed by Newdick Brothers. He lived in Selwyn Street, Grey Lynn. The factory was in Great North Road and his mother and brothers lived there. (...much more at above link)
- Alfred died 19 Oct 1951 aged 62

... 7
1890 - 1942 Arthur Thomas Newdick
- born Thames, Coromandel
- Arthur married Olive Jean INGLIS in 1923
- he died after an accident at Alexandra Park, Auckland 17 Feb 1942 aged 51
- his ashes are interred COLUMBARIUM NICHE WALL VLT Row Vlt, Plot VL at Waikumete cemetery, Auckland
16 Feb 1942 TROTTING SMASH - EIGHT HORSES CLASH As a result of a sensational smash in the Papakura Handicap, the concluding event at the Auckland Trotting CLub's meeting on Saturday, three drivers, one in a dangerous condition are in the Auckland Hospital. They are:- Mr Arthur Thomas Newdick, aged 51, butter merchant, married, of 5 Goldsmith Street, Epsom; serious injuries to head and fracture of the right arm; condition dangerous. Mr Newdick has raced, trained and driven his own horses in the trotting sport over a number of years. He is a well-known butter merchant of the city and among the horses he has raced are, First Carbine, Moneymaker, Grey Peter, Ruby Huon, Great Fame, Dan Direct, Rio Grande, Dick Redmond, Fisher, Satinbird and Moko Direct {... more at above link}
20 Feb 1942 The funeral of the late Mr Arthur Thomas Newdick, who died from injuries received through a fall when driving his horse 'Moko Direct' in the Papakura Handicap at the Auckland Trotting Club's meeting on Saturday took place yesterday at Waikumete Cemetery. About 100 cars, filled with wreaths, bore evidence of the popularity of deceased in both business and sporting circles. Among those present were representatives of practically all sporting organisations in Auckland, also represenatives of numerous business firms

... 8
1893 - 1917 John Henry Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- John served in WWI as Trooper 13/268 with the Auckland Mounted Rifes
- he enlisted from his parents house Great North Rd., Grey Lynn, Auckland
- he was KILLED IN ACTION 5 Nov 1917 aged 24 in Ypres, Belgium
- he is buried IV. K. 11 Coxyde Military Cemetery, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

... 9
1895 - 1973 Stanley 'Roy' Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- he served in WWI as Private 70408 with the NZEF, 41st Reinforcements G Company, embarking from Wellington 27 July 1918
- Stanley married Selma STONE in 1923
- 6 Oct 1944 Two men were injured yesterday when a car struck a pole in Remuera Road. They were the driver, Mr Stanley Roy Newdick, aged 50 of 35 Allen Road, Grey Lynn (concussion and lacerations) and a passenger, Mr C. J. Redwood of 56 Kelvin Road, Remuera (lacerations and shock). Both were taken to the Auckland Hospital, Mr Newdick being admitted and Mr Redwood being treated at the casualty department. Mr Newdick's condition today was satisfactory
- Stanley died 7 July 1973 in Auckland aged 78

... 10
1897 - 1981 Harold Leslie 'Les' Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- Harold married Doris Irene THOMAS (1899-1977) 19 July 1922 in Auckland
- daughter of Archelaus THOMAS & Elizabeth Ann DOWNS
19 July 1922 On July 19 1922, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, by the Rev Gordon Bell, Harold Leslie, eighth son of Mrs and the late Mr Philip Newdick Grey Lynn to Doris Irene, youngest daughter of Mr A. and the late Mrs A. Thomas and granddaughter of the late Thomas Thomas of Weston Farm, Glamorganshie, South Wales
- in Aug 1922 he had the Kaipara Hotel, Helensville, containing 12 rooms. in 1923 he renewed the license. In Dec 1924 he transferred the license to Charles WALDRON. In June 1925 Alfred HAYTER transferred the Shakespeare Hotel license, on the corner of Wyndham & Albrt Streets Auckland, to Harold. In June 1927 he obtained the license from J. A. C. FLEMING for the Tauranga Hotel, containing 22 rooms. In March 1928, Samuel CHARLTON transferred the license of the Spa Hotel in Taupo, containing 30 rooms, to him.
- Harold died 25 August 1981 aged 83

... 11
1900 - 1974 Frederick Pretoria 'Fred' Newdick
- born in Thames, Coromandel
- Frederick married Edna Mary Beatrice FALCONER in 1921
- he petitioned for a divorce in Feb 1931
- he died March 1974 aged 73

... 12
1902 - 1975 Norman Claude Vivian 'Norm' Newdick
- born in Waihi, Coromandel
- Norman married Vera May THOMAS (1903-1968) in Onehunga, Auckland in 1927. Daughter of John THOMAS & Annie Rebecca BROMWICH
- 2 July 1940 "This is a case of a respectable man getting intoxicated and driving a car, which he was seen to leave at 9.30 p.m. on Saturday in Drake street" said Senior Sergeant Joyce when Norman Claude Vivian Newdick, salesman, aged 42, appeared in the Auckland Police Court to-day and admitted being in a state of intoxication while in charge of a car in Drake Street. Defendant was sentenced to seven days imprisonment. His license was cancelled and he was disqualified from holding another for 12 months
- he died Feb 1975 in Auckland aged 72

On July 4th 1908 at his son's residence (H. G. Newdick, Grocer and Butter Merchant, Great North road), after a long and painful illness Philip Newdick, dearly beloved husband of Phoebe Newick, aged 51 years. Interred at Purewa this afternoon


In 1937 the Altrans building in Auckland was purchased by the Newdick brothers (Food Company), who made extensive alterations, including adding a bakery to the third floor. The brothers were cake manufacturers and produce merchants, and for a time the building carried their name.
When the Newdicks ceased trading in 1952, the New Zealand Government took over the lease and the Auckland Harbour Board Stores Department moved in ...

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