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Ann Brodie Ainslie HERRIOT in Palmerston, Waitaki

Journal by ngairedith

Ann Brodie Ainslie HERRIOT (1855-1928)
was born 8 March 1855 near the Cape of Good Hope, on board the 'Gambia' which left Liverpool 28 Dec 1854, arriving Port of Melbourne 24 April 1855
Her parents were:
William HERRIOT (1815-1883) & Elizabeth AITKEN (1815-1897) who married 27 Jan 1838 in Musselburgh, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland and had:
* 1838 - 1839 George Herriot
... born & died in Musselburgh
* 1840 - 1889 Isabella Gowans Herriot
... born Scotland, married John Douglas, died Timaru, New Zealand
* 1841 - 1923 Marion McGhee Herriot
... born Scotland, married William Hogg & had 14 children, died Victoria, Australia
* 1832 - 1890 Elizabeth Aitken Herriot
... born Scotland, married Robert Tremain, died in Ballarat
* 1847 - 1928 Jane Herriot
... born Musselburgh, married William Henry Walker, had 16 children, died in
... Palmerston South, New Zealand
* 1848 - 1848 Archibald Aitken Herriot
... born & died in Midlothian
* 1849 - 1850 George Archibald Herriot
... born & died in Scotland
* 1852 - 1855 William Herriot
... born in Scotland, died in Collingwood, Victoria the month after arriving in
... Australia
* 1855 - 1928 Anne Brodie Ainslie Herriot
... Annie is featured here
* 1857 - 1924 William Herriot
... born in Gisborne, Victoria, married Elizabeth Roach 1890, died in Kalgoorlie

their father, William Herriot died in Creswick, Victoria aged 67
their mother, Elizabeth Herriot died in the Ballarat Lunatic Asylum aged 81


William Alexander STEEL (1849-1929)
was born 1849 in Keady, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
His parents were:
Alexander STEELE (1820-1886) & Eliza Greenwood FREELAND (1816-1868)
William had a sister, Mary Jane Steele (1852-1921) who emigrated to Canada when she was 17 with an uncle, Joseph Burley. She married & settled there.
He had other siblings also born in Keady

ANN & WILLIAM married on 1 May 1874 in Palmerston South, Waitaki
the children of ANNIE & WILLIAM
... 1
1875 - 1876 William Herriot Steel
- born 22 February 1875 in Otago
WILLIAM HERRIOT Steel died 22 May 1876 aged 15 months in Palmerston

... 2
1876 - 1934 Mary Jane Steel
- born 20 July 1876 in Palmerston
Mary married Robert Mark Todd THOMPSON (1877-1924) in 1902
- Robert was born at Whare Flat, Dunedin 1 Aug 1877 to Thomas THOMPSON & Mary Wheeler TODD. He was a shepherd aged 23 of Strath Taieri when called to serve with the 4th contingent in the Boer War in Feb 1900. He was returned home invalided on the 'Whakatane' in Sep 1900. In 1908 section 15, block X, Strath Taieri district was transferred to them from R. H. Hunter-Weston. In 1918, aged 40, Robert was a shepherd in Manutuke, Gisborne when called to serve with the 48th Reinforcements.
their known children:
* 1901 - 1904 Robert Francis Steel Thompson (died in Meeanee, Hawkes Bay)
* 1906 - 1963 James Alexander Eggleton Thompson (died in Gore)
ROBERT MARK Thompson died 18 May 1924 in Middlemarch, Dunedin aged 46
MARY JANE Thompson died 17 November 1934 in Dunedin aged 58
- they are buried Plots 52 & 53, Block 3 at Middlemarch Cemetery

... 3
1878 - 1878 Elizabeth Steel
- born 19 April 1878 in Palmerston
ELIZABETH Steel died 6 November 1878 in Palmerston aged 6½ months

... 4
1880 - 1954 James Steel
- born 12 January 1880 in Palmerston
James married Anne Sangster Oughton TODD (1877-1962) 25 April 1911 in Gisborne
- Ann was born in East Taieri, a daughter of Robert TODD & Jane PATON
their known children:
* 1911 - 1942 William Edward Steel
- William served in WWII as Lance Corporal 26279 with the 2NZEF, New Zealand Infantry Brigade. William was killed in action on the Western Desert 22 July 1942 aged 31
* 1912 - 2005 Jean Muriel Steel
JAMES Steel died 14 January 1954 in Gisborne aged 73
ANNE SANGSTER OUGHTON Steel died 21 May 1962 in Gisborne aged 84
- they are buried Plot 331, Block 22 at Taruheru cemetery
NOTE Their names are spelled on cemetery records & headstone as Steele
Their son William's war records have him as Steel
HEADSTONE READS:
Remembrance
JAMES STEELE, 1880-1954
and his beloved wife
ANNE, 1878-1962
and their son, WILLIAM
killed in action El Alemain, 1942

... 5
1881 - 1963 Jessie Steel
- born 20 June 1881 in Palmerston
Jessie married David BLACK (1879-1954) 30 July 1902 in Middlemarch, Dunedin
their known children:
* 1903 - 1975 Violet Angelina Russell Black
* 1906 - 1938 John Black
* 1909 - 1969 Robert Ivor Black
* 1911 - 1966 Annie Ainslie Black
* ? - ? unknown Black
* 1917 - 1994 Jessie Thelma Black
* 1919 - 1994 Lilas Margaret Steel Black
DAVID Black died 14 March 1954 in Invercarill aged 74
- his last adddress was 36 Margaret street
JESSIE died 25 Oct 1963 in Invercargill aged 82
- her last address was 68 Stuart street
- they are buried Plot 662, Block 34 at Eastern cemetery, Invercargill
HEADSTONE READS:
In loving memory of
DAVID
Beloved husband of
JESSIE BLACK
Died 14th Mar 1954
Aged 75 years
Also his beloved wife
JESSIE
Died 25th Oct 1963
Aged 82 years
AT REST

... 6
1883 - 1948 Edward Steel
- born 9 March 1883 in Palmerston, he was a Bricklayer
Edward married Eliza HAGAN (1884-1963) in 1909
- a daughter of Robert HAGAN & Catherine HEWITT
their known children:
* 1910 - 1998 Annie Ainslie Catherine Steel
* 1912 - 1988 Adaliza Roberta Steel
* 1915 - 1915 Sarah Jane Margaret Steel
* 1917 - 1985 Iris Jane Steel
* 1919 - 1995 Gladys Jessie Steel
* 1921 - 1997 Robert Edward Steel
* 1923 - 1975 Colin Stewart Steel
* 1926 - 1981 William James Raymond Steel
EDWARD Steel died 25 September 1948 in Dunedin aged 65
ELIZA Steel died 6 April 1963 in Dunedin aged 78
- their last address was 40 Fitzroy St., Caversham, Dunedin
- their ashes were scattered

... 7
1884 - 1966 William Steel
- born 28 Nov 1884 in Palmerston
William married Esther Jane BROOK (1893-1980) 11 June 1919 in Dunedin
- only known child of Frederick John BROOK & Ellen CASSEY
their known children:
* 1920 - 1984 Vincent Alexander Herriot Steel
* 1929 - 2013 Shirley Ellen Steel (1 Aug 2013)
WILLIAM Steel died 9 November 1966 in Tapanui aged 81
ESTHER JANE Steel died 31 July 1980 aged 86 & 3 weeks

... 8
1887 - 1887 Alfred Steel
- born 15 January 1887 in Palmerston
ALFRED Steel died 15 November 1887 in Palmerston aged 10 months

... 9
1889 - 1963 Robert Steel
- born 23 April 1889 in Middlemarch, Dunedin, Robert was a Bricklayer
Robert married Agnes McHARDY (1892-1984) 27 March 1918 in Dunedin
... (a month after his brother James married Agnes's sister Ada)
- Agnes was born in Otago to George McHARDY & Mary POTTER
ROBERT Steel died 20 November 1963 in Dunedin aged 74
- his last address was 66 Archibald St., Dunedin
AGNES Steel died 27 October 1984 in Waikari Hospital, Dunedin aged 92
- they are buried Plot 37, Block 260 at Andersons Bay cemetery

... 10
1891 - 1984 Ada Steel
- born 26 March 1891 in Dunedin
- Ada married James McHARDY (1888-1961) 28 February 1918 in Dunedin
... (a month before his brother Robert married Ada's sister Agnes)
- James was born in Otago to George McHARDY & Mary POTTER
JAMES McHardy died 1961 aged 73
ADA McHardy died 19 June 1984 in Dunedin aged 93
- they are buried Plots 27 & 28, Block 4 at Middlemarch cemetery

... 11
1894 - 1975 Dorothy Marion Steel
- born 26 February 1894 in Dunedin, she didn't marry
DOROTHY MARION Steel died 10 July 1975 in Palmerston aged 81

... 12
1895 - 1975 Annie Herriot Steel
- born 21 December 1895 in Middlemarch, Dunedin
Annie married Claude Charles Chammen (1882-1952) in 1922
- Claude was born in Devenish, Victoria, Australia and arrived in New Zealand about 1902. He first married Lillas Henrietta KEY (1880-1918) in 1905. Lillas had a daughter, Ida Isabella Key (1900-1938 she became Chammen & married Alfred Ernest Cotton in 1919)
LILLAS HENRIETTA Chammen died aged 37 during the Flu Pandemic
Evening Post, 26 November 1918 CHAMMEN - On the 25th November 1918, at Wellington college Temporary Hospital, Lillas, beloved wife of Claude Chammen, and mother of Ida Chammen; also sister of Ida Bayne (possibly Bain), in her 38th year. [Dunedin papers please copy]
- Lillas is buried Plot 3431, PUBLIC2 at Karori cemetery
CLAUDE CHARLES Chammen died 18 February 1952 in Dunedin aged 70
ANNIE HERRIOT Chammen died 10 July 1975 in Caversham, Dunedin aged 79
- her last address was 400 High St., Central Dunedin
- they are buried Plot 125, Block 168 at Andersons Bay cemetery with the ashes of a spinster daughter, Miri Lorraine Chammen (1925-1985) who died at home, 400 High street


TIMELINE of Ann Brodie Ainslie Steel
* 1919
Ann was at 124 South Rd., Caversham with unmarried daughters Annie Herriot & Dorothy Marion Steel
* 1920
a Dorothy Steel was appointed Pupil Teacher by the Otago Education Board
* 1922
Ann was at 124 South Rd., Caversham with married daughter Annie Herriot Chammen & her husband Claude Charles Chammen a Tram Conductor and with unmarried daughter Dorothy Marion Steel
* 1925
Ann was at 61 Young St., St Kilda with married daughter Annie Chammen & husband, and with unmarried daughter Dorothy Marion Steel. Also with widowed daughter Mary Jane Thompson (husband died in 1924)
* 1928
they (same list as 1925) were at 250 South Rd., Caversham
* 1931
sisters Dorothy Marion (spinster) & Mary Jane (widow) were together at 40 Calder St
* 1935
Dorothy Marion was with sister Annie Chammen & husband Claude at 250 South Rd.
* 1938
Dorothy Marion Steel was with Lenora Jane Currie (nee Christopher) & gold miner husband William Currie at 250 South Rd, Caversham

NOTES
* In the above 9 years of the Electoral Rolls Annie is recorded as married but husband William is not there
* no passenger list found for the 1855 voyage of the Gambia. It sunk off Queenscliff in Port Phillip bay, Victoria on 28 Aug 1891
* Ann's sister, Isabella Gowans Herriot (born 1840 in Musselburgh, Inveresk), married John DOUGLAS in Victoria, Australia in 1859 then moved to New Zealand. Only one child found born to them in NZ, Frank John Douglas (1865). Isabella is buried in Timaru cemetery
* Ann's sister, Jane Herriot (born 1846 Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland) also sailed on the Gambia to Melbourne. In 1864 aged 18, Jane arrived in Dunedin. The following year she married Henry Walker & had 16 children. They lived for a time in Dunedin then moved to Palmerston South. She died 5 months before Annie
* Do you know where William Steel was all those years??
possibility:

there was a William Steel, appointed Poundkeeper at Strath-Taieri in 1891

see also HERRIOT - HERRIOTT marriages New Zealand


Annie Brodie Ainslie Steel died 1 Dec 1928 in Palmerston aged 73
William Alexander Steel died 19 April 1929 in Palmerston aged 80


PHOTO
Lance Corporal William Henry Steel
killed in action El Alamein
son of James Steel & Annie Todd
grandson of Ann Brodie Ainslie & William Steel

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