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First-Day pupils of IONA COLLEGE - 14 Feb 1914

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IONA COLLEGE is a state-integrated girls' school in Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, set on 27 acres of park-like grounds. The College was founded in 1914 by the Presbyterian Church, it was intended to provide boarding facilities for girls from rural communities.

The (19th) Prime Minister, the Right Honourable William Ferguson Massey, opened Iona College on February 14 1914

Iona?s buildings were severely affected by the February 1931 earthquake and the College had to be closed for a year while refinancing and rebuilding took place. The opening roll in 1932 was 27 boarders and nine day pupils.

In 1914 Iona College will be celebrating it's Centenary

The original list was taken from IONA COLLEGE FIRST DAY PUPILS (PDF file)

FIRST DAY PUPILS - 16 February 1914
- listed here in alphabetical order -

NAME - AGE in years.months - HOME TOWN

? ADAIR, Millie - 14.2 - Gisborne
- daughter of William Henry ADAIR (1869-1950) & Barbara Amenia HOLMES (1877-1945), first attended Gisborne School where she won silver attendance medals in 1908 & 1909. In 1913 she went to the Children's Carnival dressed as Pierrot
? Millie (1899-1958) married Stanley Seagar SPENCE (1896-1976) in 1921
- Stanley was a son of George Edmond Nimrod SPENCE (1863-1950) & Jessie McKay SEAGER (1875-1910) who are buried at Tolaga Bay
? a brother, William Henry Adair (1913-1944), died in Italy WWII. He is mentioned in The Break-out Into the Liri Valley


? BAIN, Margaret Jean Young - 18.2 - Dannevirke
- 1st of 6 children to Thomas BAIN & Janet Neil YOUNG (1870-1929)
... the known children of THOMAS & JANET:
? 1896 - 1968 MARGARET JEAN Young Bain
- Margaret married Herbert Percy Dyke TURNER (1891-1961) in 1918
- Herbert was a son of George Dyke TURNER (1860-1913) & Evie SCOTT (1863-1926)
- Margaret died 15 April 1968 aged 72 and is buried Plot 22, Block ZC at Mangatera cemetery with her husband Herbert & her mother Janet
? 1897 - 1898 Janet Sheila Bain (aged 8 months)
? 1899 - 1995 Janet Taylor Bain
? 1901 - 1982 Thomas Allan Bain
? 1903 - 1983 Ian Young Bain
? 1904 - ? Mary Wallace Bain (married Sidney James PAYNE in 1931)


? BAINBRIDGE, Cecelia Eileen - 13.6 - Hastings
- 8th of 8 children to George BAINBRIDGE & Mary Elizabeth GALPIN of 1000 Gordon road, Raureka, Hastings
? BAINBRIDGE, Sylvie Margaret - 15.2 - Hastings
- 7th of 8 children to George BAINBRIDGE & Mary Elizabeth GALPIN (1862-1937), daughter of Charles MACE Galpin (1839-1931) born Bay of Biscay on the ship 'Adelaide' on way to Wellington & Agnes SMALL (1838-1918) from Glasgow, Scotland who married 29 Jan 1862 in Rangitikei
... the 8 known children of GEORGE & MARY ELIZABETH:
? 1886 - 1961 Charles Frederick Galpin Bainbridge
? 1887 - ? Stafford Alfred Dobson Bainbridge
- served in WWI as Driver 5/294 with 4th Reinforcements, nothing else known
? 1890 - 1972 George William Bainbridge
? 1894 - 1980 Mary Florence Jane Bainbridge
? 1895 - 1972 Ruth Euphemia Carnochan Bainbridge
? 1897 - 1965 Henry Laurence Bainbridge
? 1899 - 1971 SYLVIE MARGARET Bainbridge
- Sylvie married John James JOHNSTON in 1928
? 1900 - 1987 Cecilia Eileen Bainbridge
- Cecelia married Clarence James STOWE (1896-1963) in 1921
NOTE in Oct 1924 the girl's maternal grandfather, Charles Mace Galpin (1839-1931), was the oldest living resident in New Zealand


? BARTHOLOMEW, Agnes Isabel - 16.10 - Feilding
- daughter of George William (1857-1945) & Ellen Christie BARTHOLOMEW (1859-1952)
... the 3 (known, NZ born) children of GEORGE & ELLEN:
? 1882 - ? John Young Bartholomew
? 1884 - 1918 Kenneth Miller Bartholonew died in Somme, WWI
? 1897 - 1992 AGNES ISABEL Bartholomew
- Agnes married Andrew Morton YOUNG (1889-1967), in 1922
- In 1920, Andrew Morton Young, (M.B., Ch.B., 1913, University of Glasgow), was living in Hawea


? BARTLETT, Edna Dunleith - 15.10 - Marton
- daughter of Thomas Theophilus BARTLETT (1869-1964) & Mary LAMBERT (1869-1936) who farmed on about 600 acres at 'Dunellen', Marton
- Edna's maternal grandparents were John LAMBERT & Agnes Stewart McEWEN
... the known children of THOMAS & MARY:
? 1895 - 1945 Agnes Lambert Bartlett
? 1897 - 1968 Dulce Galpin Bartlett
? 1898 - 1931 EDNA DUNLEITH Bartlett
? 1903 - Samuel Selkirk Bartlett
? 1904 - Mary Glenulien Lambert Bartlett
? 1906 - Donald Keall Bartlett
? 1908 - Lindsay May Bartlett


? BELL, Isabella Nancy - 13.2 - Blenheim
- daughter of Robert John BELL & Amy WASTNEY
- her mother's sister, Alice Wastney, married her father's brother James Bell
- her maternal grandparents were Edmund WASTNEY, (Chairman in 1857 of Committee of Education at Hillside School, Wakapuaka, Nelson) & Lucy FOX
... the known children of ROBERT & AMY:
? 1897 - 1977 William Alan Bell
? 1898 - 1961 Robert Neil Bell
? 1899 - 1985 James Colin Bell
? 1901 - 1967 Isabella Nancy Bell


? BOYD, Mary Karakea Mataroa - 14.6 - Hastings
- nothing known


? BROWN, Minnie Margaret - 13.10 - Feilding
- NZ born daughter of Robert Workman (1866-1939) & Nellie Margaret BROWN (1861-1908) who married in Scotland in 1894, and were farmers. She had a brother James Workman Brown (1901-1962). In April 1907 her father was instrumental in the opening of the new Methodist church in the little town of Pohangina. Her mother died 10 Dec 1908 aged 47 at their farm 'Glengarnock, Colyton & is buried Plot 081, Block 010 at Terrace End, Palmerston North. Her father next married Mary Ethel Frazer (1881-?) at her brother James Hepburn Frazer's (1882-1948) residence at Colyton on 11 Jan 1910 & they had a daughter in 1912, Marjorie Jessie Brown. In Dec 1914 her father was elected as Councillor for the Mangaone Riding. Minnie's father died 15 Dec 1939 aged 73 and is buried with his first wife (Minnie's mother)
? Minnie (1904-1995) married Arthur Maynard HIGNETT (1894-1975) in 1923
- when Arthur was called to arms in 1917 he was a Storeman at Stratford


? BROWNLEE, Kathleen Margaret - 13.1 - Havelock South
- 3rd of at least 9 children of Robert BROWNLEE & Iverlina 'Ivy' Elizabeth PICKERING, farmers in Watson's Valley, Havelock South, Marlborough
... the known children of ROBERT & IVY:
? 1891 - ?? son Brownlee (see John 1894)
? 1892 - 1916 Robert Brownlee died of wounds in Gallipoli
? 1894 - 1899 John Brownlee (died from burns aged 5 & reported as their 3rd son)
? 1896 - James Brownlee
? 1901 - 1944 Kathleen Margaret Brownlee
? 1906 - 2006 Alexander John Brownlee (died aged 100 years & 9 days)
? 1908 - Jeannie Christina Brownlee
? 1910 - Andrew Ferderick Brownlee
? 1912 - 1919 Christina Jessie Brownlee (aged 8 months)


? BURR, Isabel Henrietta - 15.3 - Pakowhai
- 7th of 7 known children of Patrick BURR & Elizabeth Anderson McWILLIAM
... the 7 children of PATRICK & ELIZABETH:
? 1884 - 1938 William McWilliam Burr
- William died 27 Sep 1938 in Kirribille, NSW
? 1887 - 1915 Gordon Harvey Burr
- Gordon served in WWI as Private 10/805 with the Wellington Mounted Rifles, embarking from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 (with his brother Eric). Next of Kin was his father Patrick of Palowhai. Hastings. Gordon was killed in action at Gallipoli, 8 Aug 1915 aged 28, 1 day before his brother Eric
? 1889 - 1978 Mary Russell Burr
- Mary married Charles Athol Williams (1899-1990) in 1921, brother of Bessie Joyce's husband Samuel Roy Williams. Sons of William WILLIAMS & Annie Matilda Sophia Marella PUCKEY
? 1892 - 1915 Eric Bell Burr
- Eric served in WWI as Lance Corporal 11/208 with the Wellington Mounted Rifles, embarking from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 (with his brother Gordon). Next of Kin was his father Patrick of Frederick St., Hastings. Eric died of his wounds At sea, on the HMHS Gascon, ex Gallipoli, 9 Aug 1915 aged 23, 1 day after his brother Gordon
? 1894 - ? Bessie 'Joyce' Burr
- Bessie married Samuel Roy Williams (1893-1968) in 1924 (see sister Mary above)
? 1896 - 1970 Thomas Grant Burr
- when Thomas served in WWI as Rifleman 18611 with NZRB, 9th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company, embarking from Wellington 26 July 1916, his father was at Seddon street, Hastings
? 1898 - 1977 Isabel Henrietta Burr
- Isabel married Ralph Arden YULE (1898-1956) in 1923, 3rd of 6 children of Donald Cooper YULE (1868-1940) from Featherston & Catherine WILLIS, also from Featherston nut moved to Pahiatua


? CAMERON, Forbes Joanne - 16.7 - Invercargill
- 4th of 5 known children of Duncan CAMERON & Christina McAULEY
? in Dec 1909 Forbes was a pupil of St Catherine's College, Invercargill and scored 103 points in the Elemenetary Grade, music examination
- the known children of DUNCAN & CHRISTINA:
? 1890 - Alexander Cameron, twin
? 1890 - Donald Cameron, twin
? 1892 - Sarah Cameron
? 1897 - Forbes Joanna Cameron
? 1909 - Ewen Cameron


? CASTLE, Victoria May - 15.9 - Havelock North
- daughter of Henry CASTLE & Alexandrina Annie STEVENS (1874-1962)
... the known children of HENRY & ALEXANDRINA:
? 1898 - 1984 Victoria May Castle
- in March 1919 Victoria was a successful candidate in the examinations for teachers' certificates held at Napier. Spouse not found for Victoria
? 1900 - ? Enid Merle Castle
? 1901 - 1966 Claud Henry Castle
? 1903 - 1953 Iris Mildred Castle
? 1907 - 1926 William John Bartlett Castle


? CATO, Eveline Lorna - 13.7 - Napier
- daughter of James Isaac CATO & Eveline PEACOCK
... the known chldren of JAMES & EVELINE:
? 1895 - 1973 Enid Beryl Cato
? 1896 - 1917 Geoffrey Walter Gavin Maidens Cato (aka Reginald Maidens Cato)
- Geoffrey served with the UK Royal Flying Corps, 6 Squadron as Second Lieutenant 7729. He was killed in an aircraft accident in Belgium
? 1900 - 1992 Eveline Lorna Cato
- Eveline married Adrian Frederick HINDMARSH (1897-1974) in 1924. Adrian was the 10th of 13 children of John Hindmarsh & Charlotte Adelaide Carter (see KNIGHT, Clara Wardley at that link)
ADRIAN FREDERICK died in Gisborne 1 December 1974 aged 77
EVELINE LORNA died in Leigton House Gisborne 11 Oct 1992 aged 92
- they are buried together Plot 168, Block B at Gisborne cemetery
HEADSTONE READS:- HINDMARSH - In loving memory of ADRIAN FREDERICK, born 25 November 1897, died 1 December 1974; EVELINE LORNA, born 9 July 1900, died 11 October 1992
? 1902 - 1940 Hutton Irving Cato
? 1909 - ? Margaret Jocelyn Cato


? CHATTERTON, Theodora Anna - 13.9 - Gisborne
- Theodora (1900-1970) maried Morgan Douglas LAURENSON (1899-1970) in 1922.
- Morgan served in WWI as a Cadet with the Royal Flying Corps, embarking 31 Dec 1917 from Wellington. On 2 April 1942 in London, he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in the R.A.F.
? THEODORA died 11 March 1970 ? MORGAN died 4 months later on 10 July


? CLARKSON, Eileen Reynolds - 13.3 - Hastings
- daughter of Thomas Clarkson & Mary Ann REYNOLDS
... the known children of THOMAS & MARY:
? 1900 - 1974 Eileen Reynolds Clarkson
- born in Christchurch, Eileen married Arthur Frank EBERT 15 Feb 1929 in Suva, Fiji and had 2 children in London. Eileen died 17 Aug 1974 in Bromley, Kent, England aged 73
? 1906 - 1991 Thomas Reynolds Clarkson
- born in Christchurch, died in Eastbourne, Wellington
? 1910 - 1998 Elspeth Jean Clarkson
- born in Hastings, died in Wellington


? COUPER, Ellen Alexandra - 15.11 - Havelock North
- Ellen was born 22 January 1898, the 8th of 8 children of William Alexander Xavier COUPER & Annabella GLASGOW
... known children of WILLIAM & ANNABELLA:
? 1882 - 1961 Janet McIvor Couper
? 1884 - ? Grace Glasgow Couper
? 1886 - 1950 William Alexander Couper
? 1888 - 1975 Isabel Russell Couper (full name of her father's sister (1865-1889)
? 1890 - 1973 Eva Marguerite Couper
? 1892 - 1939 John Harold Couper
? 1894 - 1980 Margaret Ethel Couper
? 1896 - 1976 Donald Ernest Couper
? 1898 - 1956 Ellen Alexandra Couper
- Ellen wasn't married


? CREWE, Mary Amelia Caroline - 10.11 - Pahiatua
- daughter of Jonas David Candy CREWE (1877-1947) & Lucy Elizabeth WAKEMAN
... the known children of JONAS & LUCY:
? 1903 - 1983 Mary Amelia Caroline Crewe
- Mary married William Douglas CORBETT (1893-1963) in 1926
- William served in WWI as Quartermaster Sergeant 4/979 with the Field Engineers, 8th reinforcements. His next of kin was his mother, Catherine Elizabeth Corbett at Emerson street, Napier
? 1912 - 1952 William David Candy Crewe
NOTE big thank you to barbidoll and her message 11 Dec 2012
... thought you may be interested in the family of Mary Amelia Crewe, daughter of Jonas David Candy Crewe of Pahiatua.
This is the family line ...(all buried at Mangatainoka cemetery Pahiatua)
* David Crewe, nine times Mayor of Pahiatua - died 1913
* Jonas David Candy Crewe - died 1947
* William David Candy Crewe - died 1952
- (father of David Harvey CREWE murdered 1970)
In the same cemetery is the double grave of Harvey Crewe's mother, Marie Lal Crewe (nee Harvey) and his sister Beverley Turner (nee Crewe). On Beverley's headstone inscription along with her own children is the name of Harvey's daughter Rochelle



? DOUGLAS, Kathleen Jean - 11.7 - Havelock North
- first born of William John DOUGLAS & Kathleen Harriette ROBINSON
... the known children of WILLIAM & KATHLEEN:
? 1902 - ? Kathleen Jean Douglas
- Kathleen married David Low DUNCAN (1894-1973 from Christchurch) in 1923
? 1903 - 1950 William Gordon Douglas
? 1906 - 1952 Francis John Douglas
? 1908 - ? Jamel Margaret Douglas
? 1910 - 1958 Denys Maxwell Douglas


? ELLINGHAM, Ada Isobel - 17.1 - Pahiatua
- first born of Richard Charles ELLINGHAM & Jessie Lee KERRVISH
... the known children of RICHARD & JESSIE:
? 1897 - 1935 Ada Isabel Ellingham
- Ada married Robert Forster VIAL (1892-1976) in 1925
? 1899 - 1982 Richard Selwyn Ellingham
? 1901 - 1975 Harry Hector Ellingham


? FINCH, Moana Selby - 16.4 - Napier
- daughter of Walter Phillip FINCH (1858-1943) & Emily Isabella WILLIAMS (1867-1937)
... the known children of WALTER & EMILY:
? 1894 - 1895 Ivan Philip Finch (aged 8 months)
? 1897 - ? Moana Selby Finch
- Moana opened a Chiropractic Health Service in the Wellington 'Evening Post' Building about 1934
? 1900 - 1969 Colin Harold Finch


? FRANKLIN , Mercy - 13.10 - Havelock North
- only known child of Stephen FRANKLIN (1857-1912) & Mary BOYD
- in 1878 Stephen was in Wainui when he got the contract to erect the 3 miles of rabbit fence along the Wainui-Tahoraite road. In Oct 1885 he was one of many townsfolk who donated towards the completetion of the rabbit-proof fence. In 1893 he was on the Weber Road Board. In 1906 he is in Dannevirke. In 1908 he was appointed by the Government to the position of assessor for the Hastings Borough.
In Sep 1912 Stephen's estate was assessed for stamp duty at ?19,473 (2012 equivalent of $3,030,300)
? Mercy (1900-?) first attended Sacred Heart School in Napier, where, in 1909 she won a prize for her drawing


? GRAHAM, Alice Kennedy - 16.4 - Auckland
- 1st of 2 daughters of Alexander George GRAHAM & Margaret HANLON
... the known daughters of ALEXANDER & MARGARET:
? 1897 - 1963 Alice Kennedy Graham
- Alice married Athol Huntly MURISON (1899-1970) in 1924
? 1900 - 1948 Madge Airlie Graham
ALICE died in Wellington 2 Sep 1963 aged 65
ATHOL died 26 Feb 1970 aged 71
- they were both cremated at karori


? GREGORIE, Mary Catherine - 15.11 - Havelock North
- daughter of Frederick Macaulay GREGORIE (1862-1945) & Edith DINWIDDIE (1874-1954) who married in Napier in 1897. Edith was a daughter of newspaper proprietor Peter Forrest Dinwiddie. They farmed at Oporae in the Dannevirke District until 1907 when they retired to Havelock North. In 1914, they moved to Gorge End, a farm near Pahiatua and in 1940 they retired for the second time, to Palmerston North. Fred Gregorie died at Palmerston North on August 26 1945, and Edith died in Masterton on May 3 1954 (much more about this family at Catherine's link)
... the known children of FREDERICK & EDITH:
? 1898 - 1979 David George Gregorie, twin
- born in Napier & educated at home at Oporae until he was 9 then he attended Heretaunga School. David married Lilian Mary JAMES in 1929
? 1898 - 1990 Mary Catherine Gregorie, twin
- Catherine was educated at home at Oporae until she was 9 then attended Woodford House before going to Iona. Mary left school to live with her parents at Gorge End, Pahiatua, during the First World War. After the war she went to live in Wellington and married Donald KINNELL, an Englishman who was visiting his brothers in New Zealand, on April 14, 1924. Donald and Mary Kinnell lived at Walton-on-Thames, England, where their only daughter, Jean Mary (Jenny), was born on January 12, 1925. In 1960 she went to live in Australia, first at Terrigal, NSW and then at Murwillumbah, NSW. In 1953 she went to New Zealand to look after her mother until her death in 1954, when she returned to Australia. Mary died in 1990, aged 102 (all this information and a great deal more on her ancestors & descendants is on the site The Gregories)
- Catherine married Donald KINNELL in 1924. A toddler photo of her, her twin brother and their parents on the site of grandfather Peter Forrest Dinwiddie above
? 1901 - 1991 Frederick Charles Gregorie (see Catherine's link). Frederick married Barbara Mary Martin FRENCH (1909-1996) in 1941


? GRENSIDE, Bessie Wilson - 16.7 - Hastings
- 2nd of 6 children of Ernold Arthur GRENSIDE (1867-1938) & Ann Harriet MERRYLEES (1875-1927)
... the children of ERNOLD & ANN:
? 1896 - 1976 Montague Ralph Grenside
? 1897 - 1971 Bessie Wilson Grenside
- Bessie married Oliver COUPLAND (1898-1968) in 1924 & had Barbara Allison Coupland in 1925. Barbara married John Proctor Beauchamp in 1947
? 1899 - 1989 Bertram Arthur Grenside
? 1901 - ? Jessie Allison Grenside
? 1904 - 1980 Ernold Nuku Grenside
- Ernold married Mona Gretna EVANS (1905-1978). They are buried in Feilding
? 1905 - ? Ethel May Grenside


? HANNAH, Freda Mary - 14.7 - Napier
- only known daughter of William HANNAH & Edith Helen REED (1867-1949)
... known children of WILLIAM & EDITH:
? 1890 - 1955 William Stanley Hannah
- William married Lilias DOLBEL in 1915
? 1893 - 1957 Robert Gordon Hannah
- Robert married Nangarita 'Rita' Emily CAULTON 2 Dec 1919 at Holy Trinity Church, Gisborne
? 1899 - Freda Mary Hannah
- Freda was a bridesmaid in 1919 for her brother Robert's wedding. In March 1932 she was living in Napier, still not married and was visiting Mrs Ronald Corson in Mount Albert, Auckland. This was Mabel Gladys Meban who married Ronald Waters Corson in 1929 and divorced in 1944. After that nothing found on Freda
? 1902 - 1995 Ian Moore Hannah
- Ian married Freda Olive DENHOLM in 1932


? HASSALL, Dorothy Mary - 11.8 - Hastings
- daughter of Henry HASSALL (1869-1955) & Alice GROOME (1873-1918)
... known children of HENRY & ALICE:
? 1902 - 1968 Dorothy Mary Hassall
- Dorothy was born 1 June 1902. She married George Seymour Gordon LLOYD (1899-1971) in 1928, a son of Thomas Henry Gordon LLOYD & Marion GRAHAM of Dannevirke. DOROTHY died 16 January 1968 aged 65. Her last address was in Victoria Ave., Dannevirke and was cremated at Kelvin Grove
? 1906 - 1997 Norah Winifred Hassall
- Norah married Henry Heatley DODS (1901-1989) in 1930


? HERBERT, Ivy Iris - 14.4 - Dannevirke
- 9th of 9 known children of Charles HERBERT (1844-1917) & Ellen Mary Ann Louisa HALES (1854-1927), pioneer settlers of Dannevirke. Charles was born in Wellington and moved to Dsannevirke with his parents when he was 10. In 1878 the township of Herbertville was founded and named after him and his brothers
? 1875 - 1960 Charles Alfred Herbert
? 1878 - 1957 Margaret Ann Herbert
? 1879 - 1961 George Albert Herbert
? 1881 - ? Emily Herbert
? 1883 - 1968 Elisa/Alisa Nellie Herbert
? 1885 - ? Harold James Herbert
? 1889 - 1939 Alma 'Myrtle' Herbert
- Myrtle married Robert Walter Norman INDER of Piri Piri, (son of the ex-Postmaster of Palmerston North & Masterton) in Dannevirke, Feb 1917. Ivy was the bridesmaid
? 1894 - Laurence Hubert Herbert
? 1899 - ? Ivy Iris Herbert
- Ivy married David PAVIOUR-SMITH (1897-1959), in Dannevirke in 1920, a son of Samuel Thomas SMITH & Emma Sarah PAVIOUR of Fordell, Wanganui. They had a daughter (1920-2005), Naomi Jensen Paviour-Smith (Herbert) and a son, Douglas Paviour-Smith. Ivy & David divorced in 1929. David next married Morie Isobel Stephenson (1903-1978). Douglas died in Napier & is buried in Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke with his parents. Ivy may have remarried


? HERD, Abigail Gertrude - 15.7 - Hastings
- nothing at all found for this name


? HOLDEN, Lorna Mavis - 11.5 - Gisborne
- daughter of Thomas HOLDEN & Lizzie Susan COLLISON
... the known children of THOMAS & LIZZIE:
? 1896 - 1976 Dalby Jonathan Holden
? 1899 - 1965 Mervyn Lester Holden
? 1902 - 1989 Lorna Mavis Holden
- Lorna married William Henry HEGARTY (1901-2000) in 1929
? 1904 - 1960 Hilson Thomas Holden


? HUNTER, Helen - 17.2 - Ashburton
- nothing known


? KNIGHT, Marjorie Jane Prendergast - 16. - Wellington
- daughter of Dr (of laws) Charles Predergast KNIGHT (1871-1965), nephew of Sir James Prendergast (1826-1921, Lawyer & Judge), and himself a Barrister, Solicitor and Notary of Wellington and of Selene 'Lena' DAVY, 3rd daughter of George Boutflower Davy, Chief Judge of the Native Lands Court. On 8 May 1943, at her late residence, "Moy", Te White, Masterton, Selene, dearly-beloved wife of Dr Charles Prendergast Knight; in her 70th year
... the known children of CHARLES & LINA:
? 1897 - Marjorie Jane Prendergast Knight
- Marjorie married George MOORE in 1917
11 August 1917 The marriage took place this week in St Paul's Pro-Catbedral of Mr George Moore, eldest son of Mr and mrs George Moore, Eparaima, to Miss Marjorie Jane Prendergast Knight, daughter of Dr and Mrs C. Prendergast Knight, Bolton Street, Wellington. The ceremony was performed by the Rev A. M. Johnson
? 1902 - 1977 Beatrice Evelyn Prendergast Knight
- Beatrice married Hugh Knight MacINTOSH (1898-1984) in 1928


? LINDSAY, Eileen Elizabeth Earl - 13.4 - Omakere, Hawkes Bay
- 1st born of Thomas Earl LINDSAY (1869-1943), of Auctioneer and stock agent of Napier (6th of 12 children David Earl LINDSAY (1824-1892) & Elizabeth BROWN) and of Cecilia Mary Lee RYAN
? LINDSAY, - Kathleen Earl - 12.2 - Omakere, Hawkes Bay
- 2nd born of Thomas Earl LINDSAY and Cecilia Mary Lee RYAN
... the known children of THOMAS & CECILIA:
? 1900 - 1989 Eileen Elizabeth Early Lindsay
- Eileen married Gordon Spencer CAMPBELL in 1924
? 1901 - 1979 Kathleen Earl Lindsay
- Kathleen married Keith William Sutherland McRAE in 1923
? 1904 - 1993 Douglas Earl Lindsay
? 1910 - Ima Earl Lindsay


? MARSHALL, Marguerite Mabel - 17.8 - Hastings
- Marguerite Mabel Marshall (1896-?) married Frank LAREDO (1887-1950) in 1907
- in March 1930 Frank Laredo was in the Waipara, Canterbury district


? MATHEWS, Gladys Holden - 14.9 - Tikokino
- only known child of James MATHEWS & June Holden HOLDEN
- Gladys (1899-1984) married Kenneth Cameron CLAYTON (1894-1976) in 1924
- son of William CLAYTON & Eleanor Alice CAMERON
NOTE TIKOKINO, formerly known as Hampden, is an agricultural and pastoral district, fifty-two miles south-west from Napier, and thirteen miles from the nearest railway station (Waipawa), and was first settled in the year 1863 ... mentions the name Holden as old settlers


? MacLEAN, Catrina - 16.6 - Maraekakaho, Hastings
- nothing known


? McDONALD, Mary Ellen - 16.8 - Havelock North
- only known (NZ born) child of Donald & Cecilea(?) McDONALD


? McGLASHAN, - Anne Olive - 13.5 - Napier
- born 1900, only known child of Alfred James McGLASHAN & Isabella Catherine PETERSON. Anne married Geoffrey Taylor WORDSWORTH in 1930


? McHARDY, - Florence Joy(?) - 10.9 - Palmerston North
- 4th of 6 known children of Percy Alexander McHARDY & Eleanor Jane RYMER
? McHARDY, - Gwenda Beatrice - 12.5 - Palmerston North
- 3rd of 6 known children of Percy Alexander McHARDY & Eleanor Jane RYMER
... the known children of PERCY & ELEANOR:
? 1895 - 1978 Lorna Evelyn McHardy
? 1899 - Juanita Margaret McHardy
? 1901 - ? Gwenda Beatrice Mchardy
? 1903 - ? Florence Ivy McHardy
? 1906 - 1944 George Forbes McHardy
- George served in WWII as Second Lieutenant 553241 with the 22nd Battalion, New Zealand Infantry. George was Killed in Action in Italy. His parents were then listed as living in Aramoana, Otago
? 1910 - 1971 Douglas Gordon McHardy


? McILDOWIE, Agnes Florence Bayley - 12.6 - Poverty Bay
- daughter of James McEwen McILDOWIE (1855-1915) & Mary Ann HUNT (1861-1923)
... the known children of JAMES & MARY ANN:
? 1894 - 1915 Donald Hunt McIldowie
- Donald served in WWI as Trooper 9/859 with the Otago Mounted Rifles, 3rd Reinforcements, embarking from Wellington 14 Feb 1915. His next of kin was his father at Totangi, Ngatapa, Poverty Bay. Donald was Killed in Action 27 August 1915 at Gallipoli
? 1896 - ? Margaret Ivy McIldowie
? 1897 - 1978 William James McIldowie
? 1899 - 1975 David McEwen Mcildowie
? 1901 - 1980 Agnes Florence bayley McIldowie
- Agnes married Frank Alexander McFADYEN (1897-1988) in 1927, a son of Edward & Janet Watt McFADYEN of Kaitangata Otago


? McKEE, Margretta Bingham - 13.10 - Nuhaka, Hawkes Bay
- born 1900 daughter of Thomas & Mary McKEE
- nothing else known


? McKENZIE, Kate - 14.11 - Gisborne
- daughter of John & Marie McKENZIE ?


? McKINNON, Isabella Mona - 12.2 - Napier
- daughter of Donald McKINNON & Mary MILLER
... the known children of DONALD & MARY:
? 1902 - Isabella Mona McKinnon
? 1904 - Katrina Mary McKinnon
? 1905 - Rita Heather McKinnon


? McPHEE, Flora - 16. - Hastings
- daughter of Sween McPHEE & Julia McDONALD
... the known children of SWEEN & JULIA:
? 1891 - ? Donald McPhee
? 1895 - ? Duncan McPhee
? 1898 - 1981 Flora McPhee
- Flora married Ralph Warren LILEY (1897-1976) in 1926


? MOSSMAN, Elizabeth Eleanor - 15.2 - Havelock North
- daughter of Henry Albert MOSSMAN (1866-1960) & Annie McFarlane WHYTE (1870-1948)
... the known children of HENRY & ANNIE:
? 1897 - 1956 Thomas David Mossman
? 1899 - ? Elizabeth Eleanor Mossman
? 1902 - 1995 Alexander William Mossman
? 1905 - 1905 Marion Mossman (aged 6 days)
? 1908 - Mary Isabella Annie Mossman


? NILSON, Mary Leask - 15. - Napier
- nothing known


? PARSONS, Ida Eveline - 15.11 - Dannevirke
- daughter of Charles PARSONS & Clara Sylvia JACKSON (1869-1936)
... the known children of CHARLES & CLARA:
? 1894 - ? May Alice Parsons
? 1896 - 1981 Lillian Ivyton Parsons
? 1898 - 1974 Ida Eveline Parsons
- Ida married William Stanley EATWELL (1905-1987) in 1928
? 1902 - 1979 Russell Minchinton? Parsons
? 1908 - ? Eileen Frances Parsons
? 1910 - 1977 George Albert Parsons


? PIPER, Beulah Agnes - 14.1 - Havelock North
- daughter of Frederick Augustus PIPER (1871-1950) & Hannah HUNT (1876-1962)
... the known children of FREDERICK & HANNAH:
? 1900 - 1986 Beulah Agnes Piper
- Beulah married Peter Anton Sinclair STEIN (1899-1978 aka Sinclair) in 1931
? 1901 - 1989 Gertrude Inez Piper
- Gertrude married Laurence DUIGAN (1905-1979) in 1922
? 1905 - ? Mary Evelyn Piper


? RANSOM, Ruth - 17.5 - Dannevirke
- daughter of Sir Ethelbert Alfred RANSOM, KCMG (1868-1943), Mayor of Dannevirke & Antoinette Katinka SONDERGAARD (1872-1952)
... the children of ETHELBERT & ANTOINETTE:
? 1894 - 1981 Leonard Ransom
? 1896 - 1977 Ruth Ransom
- Ruth married Sydney James MITCHELL (1893-1958) in 1918
? 1900 - 1905 Ernest Ransom (aged 4)
? 1902 - ? Pearl Ransom
? 1906 - 1923 Joyce Ransom (aged 17)


? ROSS, Annie Hazel - 13.10 - Dannevirke
- daughter of Alexander McGregor ROSS & Theresa Gunda THOMSEN
... the known children of ALEXANDER & THERESA:
? 1883 - 1963 Margaret Eleanor Ross
? 1885 - ? Olive Theresa Ross
- Olive married Thomas William HAYNES in 1912
? 1888 - 1978 Alice McGregor Ross
? 1891 - ? Hilda Ross
? 1894 - unnamed Ross
? 1895 - ? Eliza Cecil Ross
? 1898 - 1899 William Douglas Ross (14 months)
? 1900 - 1982 Annie Hazel Ross
- Annie married John Strachan TAIT (1894-1981) in 1924
? 1902 - 1994 Douglas Thompson Ross
? 1912 - 1971 Carl Ross



? STEWART, Bessie Reid - 14.2 - Milton
- daughter of Alexander Edward STEWART & Annie Christie REID
... the children of ALEXANDER & ANNIE:
? 1899 - 1968 Bessie Reid Stewart
- Bessie married William McCaw ALLISON (1892-1960) in 1930
? 1901 - 1979 Edward Barrie Stewart
? 1904 - 1904 James Reid Stewart (3 weeks)
? 1904 - 1904 David Barrie Stewart (aged 4 hours)
? 1906 - 1983 Ronald Swanson Stewart
? 1909 - 1969 Eunice Katherine Stewart
? 1911 - 1977 Alan Christie Stewart


? STOWELL, Christina Brownlee - 17.2 - Featherston
- only known child of Rev George Kinninmouth STOWELL (Presbyterian Minister) & Margaret Ross BROWNLEE who was born in New Orleans
? Christina Brownlee Stowell (1897-1975) didn't marry


? TATTLE, Elsie May - 15.2 - Awahuri
- daughter of George Albert & Mary Elizabeth TATTLE
? Elsie (1899-?) married John Neild DAVIES in 1918
? TATTLE, Olive Jean - 17.1 - Awahuri
? Olive's birth (1897-1959) not found in NZ. Olive married Harold John NASH (1899-1963) in 1923


? TELFORD, Kathleen Mary - 13.8 - Gisborne
- daughter of Hugh John Langdon TELFORD & Kate Emily SCOTT
... the known children of HUGH & KATE:
? 1900 - 1960 Kathleen Mary Telford
- Kathleen married Cedric Walter ISAAC (1901-1959) in 1928, 7th of 7 children (first 2 born in Hampshire, next 2 in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia & the last 3 born in NZ) of Edmund Charles ISAAC, School Inspector in Wellington 1901-1927, & Martha Amy PINE who married 7 June 1887 in Portsea Island, Hampshire
? 1904 - Rose Telford
? 1907 - Jessie Telford
? 1909 - Jean Telford


? THOMPSON, Myrtle Sowersby - 14. - Hastings
- daughter of Thomas John THOMPSON & Elizabeth Aikin DEMPSTER (1863-1940) who married in Napier 1 Feb 1884 and had 5 sons & 6 daughters. Thomas was from Londonderry, arriving on the 'Bebington' 1874 with his brother William. First lived in Napier, Havelock North and Thomas was a butcher in Hastings and became the Mayor of Hastings in 1906. Elizabeth was from Ireland and arrived in Auckland in 1883 with her sister Margaret Ann (1865-1956) on the 'Rangitiki'. Her sister Margaret married Robert Sowersby which is probably where Myrtle got her name
... the children of THOMAS & ELIZABETH:
? 1884 - 1963 Mary Thompson
? 1885 - 1974 Hugh Anderson Thompson
? 1887 - 1930 John 'Dempster' Thompson
? 1888 - 1997 Bertha Houston Thompson
? 1889 - 1931 Julia Carr 'Ivy' Thompson (died in the Napier earthquake)
? 1891 - 1917 William Phillips Thompson
- served in WWI as Second Lieutenant 15468 with the NZEF, 15th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company, embarking from Wellington 26 July 1916, his next of kin was his father at Heretaunga Street, Hastings. William (or Phillip as he was called) died of his wounds 7 June 1917 in Belgium. His memorial is at Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial
? 1892 - 1988 Henry 'Harry' James Thompson
? 1894 - 1977 Lilly Aiken Thompson
? 1898 - 1982 Esther 'Daisy' Thompson
? 1900 - 1995 Myrtle Sowersby
- Myrtle married Martin Lawrence John THYNE (1903-1979), possibly from Oamaru, in Hastings 4 May 1934
- Martin was a Policeman and they lived in Auckland, Rotorua and Oamaru & later in Hastings where Myrtle died on 21 May 1995 aged 95 (at Gracelands, Pakowhai Road)
? 1901 - 1967 Victor Roberts


? TIFFEN, Mary Monteith - 13.11 - Gisborne
- nothing known except:
? on 2 Feb 1859 Frederick John Tiffen married Lucy Eleanor Monteith and had 6 children, which is where Mary may have gotten her name. Research continues
? at some time Mary was in Buenos Aires, Argentina - OF INTEREST, Hugh and Dempster Thompson above, (2 brothers of her class mate, Myrtle Thompson, lived and worked for a time in Argentina on their uncles ranch) possible reason??
? in 1868 there were a number of Tiffen in the (now 'Old') Napier cemetery
? in February 1914 the examination results for the proficiency qualifications showed that Mary Tiffen of Te Hapara School, Gisborne headed the list, closely followed by Kathleen Redwood


? TULLOCH, Florence Elizabeth - 15.11 - Pahiatua
- daughter of Peter TULLOCH (1868-Jan 1946), stock dealer in Pahiatua & Flora HAY (1868-April 1946), who married in NZ in 1895. They lived at Hilly Park, Pahiatua. Flora was from Dunedin.
- Peter & Flora are buried in Mangatainoka cemetery, Pahiatua
... the known (NZ born) children of PETER & FLORA:
? 1896 - Andrew Hay Tulloch
- Andrew became engaged to Constance NIXON of Rotorua in 1919
? 1898 - ? Florence Elizabeth Tulloch
- born in Romahapa, Florence married Edward Arthur TURNER (from Ashburton) in 1923. In 1942 she was living in Khartoum with her husband Edward who was the manager of the Barclay's Bank there, and their two sons
? 1909 - 1952 Leonard Peter Tulloch
NOTE There is also an Elizabeth HAY Tulloch buried at Mangatainkoka in 1926


? TYLEE, Helen Brenda - 17.6 - Napier
- daughter of William Henry TYLEE (1861-1924), Clerk of the Union Bank, Napier & Katherine Louisa Elizabeth CHAPMAN (1865-1939)
on 5 Oct 1889 At the Cathedral, Napier, by the Rev. C. L. Tuke, William Henry Tylee, of Wellington, to Katherine Louisa, eldest daugther of the late Alfred Chapman, of Napier
... the known children of WILLIAM & KATHERINE:
? 1890 - 1919 Errol Tom Tylee
- served in WWI with the H.M.S. Nairana as J.840, for Scotland, Engineer Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Reserve. He died of sickness 26 jan 1919 aged 28.
? 1896 - ? Helen Brenda Tylee
? 1899 - 1967 Brian Henry Tylee
3 July 1925 (18 months after the death of William), Helen (aged 29) & her mother Katherine arrive in London from Sydney listed as "last permanent address: New Zealand, intended future residence: England"
6 Nov 1927 Helen (aged 31) arrives in Montreal, Canada from Scotland, to stay with her brother Brian for a month and then to travel on to New Zealand. In 1928 she was in Napier. Helen's marriage or death details not known


? YOUNG, Jessie Margaret - 15.7 - Hawera
- 1 of 6 daughters and 2 sons of James Smith (1850-1911) & Agnes YOUNG from Scotland, whose marriage is not found in NZ. 2 children born in New Zealand & other children added as found, *in 1911 they were living in South Road, Hawera
* 1887 - 1964 Helen Agnes Young
* 1890 - 1988 Alison Rutherford Young
- Alison married Robert Gardiner SELLAR, Barrister & Solicitor, in 1920
* 1891 - 1979 Annie Euphemia 'Pansy' Trotter
on May 13 1924 at the Hawera Presbyterian Church, by the Rev R. E. Evans, Pansy, daughter of Mrs and the late J. S. Young, to Clement George, son of Mrs Trotter and the late C. G. Trotter "The Glen" Hyde, Central Otago
? 1896 - 1918 James Buchanan Young
- James served in WWI as Gunner 12874 with the NZEF, 13th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery, embarking from Wellington 27 May 1916, his mother was his next of kin at Cameron street, Hawera. James was killed in action 21 Aug 1918 at Hebuterne, France aged 22
in June 1897 James SMith YOung was retiring from business as Storekeeper at Manaia and sold the store to his cousin, R. W. Sinclair
? 1898 - 1920 Jessie Margaret Young
On March 1920 at "Ardhu" Cameron Street, Hawera, after a short illness, Jessie Margaret, youngest and dearly beloved daughter of the late J. S. Young and Mrs J. S. Young; aged 21 years. Deeply regretted


some of the First STAFF MEMBERS were
Miss EAYRES
Miss Mary Isabel FRASER (Head Mistress)
Miss GUN
Miss HANHAM
Miss LIVINGSTONE
Miss MacALISTER
Miss MacLEOD
Miss Laura M. SEAWARD (Art teacher)
Miss STEVENSON
Miss TREADWELL
Miss WHITE

PHOTO
STAFF & PUPILS of Iona in 1915

taken from Alexander Turnbull Library

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