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Edward James IBLE - Hotelkeeper Wanganui

Journal by ngairedith

This is an appendix to WANGANUI HOTELS & their landlords
featuring a short biography on one of the landlords:

Edward James IBLE (1871-1939)
of the ALBION HOTEL, corner Market Place & Campbell Place

* Edward was born 19 Jan 1871 in Coogee, New South Wales to:
James IBLE (1844-1890), born Lancashire & Grace JAMES (1851-1929), born NSW

* In 1898 he married Ada STEVENSON (1879-1969) in Waterloo, NSW.
They had 2 children in Australia and 5 (possibly more) in NZ

* 1900 - 1981 Grace Ellen Ible
- born NSW
- married Ernest George GOODWIN in New Zealand in 1921
Ernest served in WWI as Private 10/2618 with the Wellington Infantry Battalion, 6th Reinforcements. He embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915, listing his next of kin as his father of Lepper Road, Inglewood

* 1902 - 1963 Edna Olive Ible
- born NSW
- married Norman Augustus HACKETT (1911-1988) in Hurtsville, NSW in 1946
born West Wallsend, NSW to John Patrick HACKETT & Ellen McGOWAN
- died NSW

* 1904 - 1984 Albert Stevenson Ible
- born New Zealand
- married Sydney Josephine SOLE (1901-1990) in New Plymouth 12 Oct 1923
born in NZ to Courtenay Dotson SOLE & Elizabeth Amelia 'Millie' FOWLER
- lived for a time in NSW
- both died in New Zealand

* 1907 - 1907 Ada Millicent Ible
- Ada died aged 4 months in New Zealand

* 1909 - 1969 Kenneth Edward Ible
- born in New Zealand
- married Amy Enda BRONGER (nee Gregory) in Marrickville, NSW in 1945
- Amy first married Ellis Richard Bronger in Petersham, NSW in 1924 & divorcced
- died in NSW

* 1911 - 1982 James Ible
- born New Zealand
- died NSW

* 1913 - 1997 Ida Enid Ible
- born in New Zealand
- married Gordon William POULTER (1913-1980) in 1938 Hurstville, NSW

TIMELINE
* In Nov 1903 they were living in Te Aro, Wellington

* In April 1906 he was at Bellevue Rd., Lower Hutt when he sold the whole of his properties consisting of 3 very high-class Villa residences all brand new situated in Lower Hutt

* In 1908 his well-known trotting mare, Maud H., was running in the Bracelet Handicap Trot at Wanganui

* In Dec 1909 he won a cash prize at the Manawatu Show

* In July 1910 Edward said he was leaving Palmerston North and sold the whole of his property (right down to the linoleum) at 31 Lincoln St., including several trotting horses:- well-known 5 year old mare Maud H., by Black Childe, winner of many events, out of Jessie H., winner of several races, the champion pony stallion 'Emperor', 6 years, an unbeaten record in the show ring and rubber-tyred, imported sulkies, saddles, bridles etc

* In Jan 1912 he bought 200 acres at Pukeokahu

* In June 1912 he had bought the lease of the Junction Hotel in Longburn from William GRAU (owner was Thomas Fraser)

* In Dec 1912 he was one of the 105 new members elected to the Manawatu A. & P. Association

* In Feb 1913 he bought the ALBION HOTEL in Wanganui (go to top link)

* In July 1913 he again put up his mare Maud H., for sale, also his maiden filly Martini by Rothschild, out of General Trace

* In Aug 1913 he bought a 650 acre farm including sheep and cattle in the Waitara River District. He was then farming in Taihape

* In Nov 1913 Maxwell William Young Watson smashed 5 panes of glass at Edward's Longburn hotel, cutting himself so badly he had to go to hospital. He appeared in court. The Judge fined him and said instead of the 30 days to pay he could pay it over 5 weeks because he had suffered enough.

* In March 1914 he sold the Junction Hotel to F. J. Swindell, late manager of the Occidental Hotel, Wellington

* In 1916 he was living in Tarata, Taranaki and presented this flag to the Tarata Hall commemorating the sacrifice of men from the district who served in WWI

* In Oct 1917 Edward resigned from the Tarata school committee

* In 1918 he was a Land & Commission Agent in Inglewood

* In 1922 he was in Petone

* In Nov 1923 he sold all his dairy herd at Inglewood

* In 1936 he was living at Kogarah, Barton, NSW

* On 1 Dec 1939 Edward James Ible died at Rose Bay, NSW
Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Dec 1939 Mrs ADA IBLE and family of 235 Military Road wish to thank all relatives and friends for floral tributes, cards, letters, telegrams and all expressions of sympathy in the recent sad loss of their dear husband and father Edward James Ible

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