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Facebook in New Zealand - 1914

Journal by ngairedith

during the early 1900s it was normal practise for many people to publish their comings and goings in the local newspapers to let their friends and families know what they were up to
- really, this is just the equivalent of todays Facebook !!


from the EVENING POST 2 March 1914
(transcribed here in alphabetical order)


Mr and Mrs Hugh ATKINSON, of Feilding, leaves for England by the "Mongolia" early next month


Mrs BALLARD went south by the "Willochra", accompanied by her son, Mr Leonard BALLARD


Mrs BARNICOAT was a guest of Mrs WALL, Wanganui, for the race week


Mrs {b}H. D. BELL is staying at Cheviot


Mrs CHATFIELD, who has been staying with Mrs SHARP, of Masterton, is now a guest of Mrs Holmes WARREN, Featherston
- Elizabeth BIDWELL married Holmes Warren (1862-1919) in 1890


Dr and Mrs COLLINS returned from Auckland on Saturday afternoon


Mrs Ian DUNCAN was visiting Wanganui for the races


Mrs F. M. B. FISHER, who hs been visiting Auckland and Russell, returned to Wellington yesterday morning
- Francis Marion Bates Fisher (1878-1960)


Nurse FLETCHER leaves Wellington tonight on a months holiday trip to Lake Wakatipu


Dr Elizabeth GUNN, who has been staying at Marton, has returned to Wellington
It was Dr Elizabeth DUNN, superintendent of the Purity Department of the W.C.T.U., not Dr Eliabeth GUNN, who left on Thursday for Gisborne to attend the annual convention of the W.C.T.U.


Lady KELBURN arrive from Auckland on Saturday, via the Main Trunk express


Miss Frank LECKIE is a guest of Mrs E. C. GAISFORD, Marton
- Rita Ernard KEBBELL (1886-1965) m Edward Claud Gaisford (1890-1852) in 1913
- Frank Maxwell Leckie (1865-1935)


Mr and Mrs LINDSAY, of Sydney, are staying at the Grand Hotel


Miss Lily LOGAN arrived from Palmerston North on Saturday to say farewell to her sister, Mrs BOWDEN-SMITH, who leaves with Mr BOWDEN-SMITH on Thursday by the "Ruapehu" for their future home in Sydney
- Jane Catherine Logan, married James Robertson Bowden-Smith (1889-1985) in 1913


Mr and Mrs Eric RIDDIFORD motored from Orongorongo for the races at Wanganui and returned yesterday
- possibly Phyllis BARNICOAT (1887-?) & Eric Leslie Riddiford (1885-1951)


Mrs Malcolm ROSS returned from Overton on Saturday
- possibly Forrestina Elizabeth GRANT (1862-1936)

Miss WHEELER arrived from Palmerston North on Saturday

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