George James NICHOLSON + Rosa PAXTON - Cambridge, Waikato
George James NICHOLSON
George was born about 1866 in England, the son of Peter and Elizabeth. They arrived in New Zealand in 1875 and farmed in the Raglan area. George was a baker when he joined the Duke of Cambridge Lodge on 17 June 1884. His wife was Rosa. In 1888 he was working in Raglan and received £2 12/6d from his sickness fund for an "Internal Disease". In June 1893 he cut his foot and received £3 and in June 1894 he cut his knee and received £1.
His parents, Peter and Elizabeth, retired to Cambridge in 1900 and George's family had left Cambridge by 1903.
George James NICHOLSON married Rosa PAXTON in 1891
their known children were:
3 Sept 1895 - 1982 George Francis Nicholson
- George married Myrtle Mary GILES (1899-1935) in 1917
3 Feb 1897 - 1973 Arthur Mervyn Nicholson
- Arthur married Jessie Letitia Logan McCULLOCH (1898-1981) in 1922
1900 - 1903 Trevor Macdonald Nicholson
- Trevor died aged 3
George James Ncholson died in 1948 aged 81
Rosa died in 1942 aged 72