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Henrietta 'Hetty' WADHAM marries John Alexander BUTCHER in Carterton 1903

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Henrietta 'Hetty' WADHAM was born 17 March 1878 in Taratahi, Carterton
she was the 8th of 15 children of Henry Samson WADHAM and Esther CULL


John Alexander Butcher was born in Bridport, Dorset in 1873, a son of John BUTCHER (1846-1903) & Eliza Jane Chard SCADDEN (1846-1933) from Dorset England, an settlers of Masterton


Hetty maried John when she was 25 and he was 30

From the NEW ZEALAND FREE LANCE - 11 April 1903
... A pretty rainbow wedding was celebrated at the Prebyterian Church, Carterton, on Friday, April 3rd, when Miss Hetty Wadham, daughter of the late Mr H. Wadham, of Carterton, was married to Mr George Butcher, of Masterton. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr E. Wadham, of Manaia, Masterton, and looked exceedingly nice in a handsome gown of cream voile strapped with silk, and the orthodox veil and orange flowers. She carried a shower bouquet of white roses and maiden-hair fern
Her attendants were: The Misses Maud Esther and Lilian (sisters) and Miss Nellie Wadham (niece) of the bride, and Miss Elsie Flanagan, and they made a pretty picture in their frocks of silk in various shades. Each maid carried a bouquet of cactus-dahlias, and wore a gold brooch, the gift of the bridegroom. Mr A. Butcher was best man, and the ceremony was performed by the Rev J. J. Bates. A reception was afterwards held at the residence of Mrs Wadham sen., and later the newly-wedded couple left for Wellington, where the honeymoon is beng spent


- only 1 known daughter at this time:
29 Jan 1904 - 3 Jan 1999 Gladys Olive Myrtle Butcher
- born & died in Masterton


John died 30 Dec 1930 in Masterton aged 57
Hetty died 9 Nov 1957 agd 79 and is buried with him
- PLOT HB - ROW 6 - AREA: PLAN VII at Archer St Cemetery

Surnames: BATES BUTCHER CULL FLANAGAN SCADDEN WADHAM
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