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HUTT VALLEY Electoral Roll 1864-65

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ELECTORAL ROLL for the HUTT VALLEY, 9 April 1864
original list taken from Province of Wellington
... my additions will be obvious ...


Robert AUSTIN
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: Hutt, leasehold
- Robert married Mary Ann HALL in 1862


Leonard George BOOR (1825-1917)
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: Hutt, part of section 35, 10 acres
- born in Market Place, Warminster, Wiltshire, England, 5th of 9 children of James BOOR & Mary BLACHFORD
- Doctor, Coroner, Surgeon and Medical Superintendant at the Nelson hospital, the mental hospital, the Immigration Barracks, the old people's home and the gaol. He gave Botany lessons at Suter's Bishopdale Theological College
- mentioned in the interesting article on Braemar Flats
17 Feb 1917 Dr Leonard George Boor, who died recently at Nelson in his 92nd year, was educated at Christ's Hospital, London. After taking his medical course at Westminister Hospital he practised for about four years in London. His health failing, he determined to come out to New Zealand and take up land. But upon his arrival in Wellington in 1854 he found such a demand for his services as a doctor that he resumed the practice of his profession. In 1870 he was appointed surgeon to the Nelson Hospital and Asylum and held the position for nearly 27 years. He was people's churchwarden at All Saints' Church for many years from 1876 onward. Dr Boor married Miss Emily Mary Arnold (a near relative of Dr Arnold of Rugby) who predeceased him in 1891. His four daughters, who survive him are:
* Mrs R. C. Tennent, of Invercargill, for many years a resident of Patea
- Emily Mary Boor (1854-1944) married Robert Collings Tennent in 1875
* Mrs Kempthorne, wife of Archdeacon Kempthorne of Brightwater, Nelson
- Mary Louisa Boor (1859-1939) married John Pratt Kempthorne in 1878
- a son born 1886 Leonard Stanley Kempthorne became a Bishop
* Mrs Burnett of Woodville
- Edith Johnstone Boor (1866-1952) married Hubert Burnett in 1888
* Miss M. Boor of Nelson
- Millicent Arnold Boor (1870-1963) not married


Henry BARBER (1838-1905)
- born in London to Otho Barber, see next
Place of Abode: Willis street, Wellington
Place of Property: Hutt Bridge, house and land
- born in London to Otho Barber, see next
- Henry married Phillippa Jane KNIGHT (1848-1923) in 1867
- their known children:
1869 - 1945 Edward 'Ted'Daniel Barber
- married Alice Maud HUSSEY (1873-1913) in
- he married Margaret Anne PIRIE in
1874 - 1859 Myrtle Barber
- married Francis Beresford YOUN (1974-1946) in 1922
1879 - 1939 Otho Barber
- he married Weibker Christina WOOD (1878-1966) in
1872 - Harold Barber
- married Agnes Henrietta Phoebe McEWEN (1877-1966) in
1876 - 1966 Ethel Jane Barber
- married Frank Bryce INNES ( -1941) in
1880 - `956 Ainslie Knight Barber
- married Mabel Flora JONES (1889-1968) in


Otho BARBER (1807-1871)
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: Hutt, household
28 Oct 1863 in the Hutt Court, Otho was charge with allowing his horse to wander in the public highways
4 March 1867 Otho was charged with a breach of the Slaughter-House Ordinance
31 May 1871 at the residence of his son, Henry Barber (see above), Molesworth street, Mr Otho Barber, aged 64 years


Harry BOWLER (1842-1892) aka Henry William, Esq.
Place of Abode: Porirua
Place of Property: Taita
- also had freehold property in Wellington terrace
12 May 1864 Harry Bowler, Esq., to sell without reserve, at his Station, Porirua, on Monday 30th inst., ALL the SHEEP, CATTLE, HORSES &c., now depasturing on the Station, together with the Working Bullocks, Farming Implements, Pigs, Poultry, Furniture, &c, &c.
SHEEP These sheep, about 200 head, are the Produce of Pure Negretti Rams out of imported Ewes, purchased with the greatest care and regardless of expense by the late William Bowler Esq (1773-May 1863), officer of the NZ Company, arrived on the "Stag" in 1852
The rams will be sold separately and the ewes and wethers in lots to suit purchasers. Guaranteed clean
CATTLE The Cattle consist of Milch Cows, Heifers, and a few Steers - all of the very highest class; and 1 pair Working Bullocks
HORSES About 12 head. Among the lot will be found excellent Horses and Mares, and 3 capital hacks
POULTRY Consisting of Peacocks, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, and Fowls
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS consisting of Ploughs, Carts, Bullock Bows, Yokes and Chains &c, &c
FURNITURE Of the most useful description, including Chests of Drawers, Bedsteads, Clocks, Engravings, Tables, Chairs, Bedding and Bed Linen &c, &c
The DAIRY is replete with every necessary
In addition to the above there is a good Store of Hay, Weighing Machines, Vice, Iron Gates, Wheelbarrows, Fowling Pieces, a variety of Timber for building purposes and various lots too numerous to mention
The Sale takes place at 1 o'clock sharp. Luncheon will be provided. Carriages will leave town in due time for the Sale
ALSO TO LET WITH IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, the valuable homestead now in occupation of Harry Bowler Esq. To let for a term of years the beautiful farm at Porirua Bay. It is impossible to conceive a spot so well calculated for a sheep-farmer to secure a homestead near town, being within an easy two hours ride or drive. There are seven hundred acres of fenced land, with abundance of wood and water, capital stock-yard and cow-sheds, well fenced paddocks.
With such a splendid view of the harbor and bay, at a trifling outlay it might be made one of the most beautiful residence in the colony
12 May 1864 his Excellency the Governor had been pleased to make the following appointment:
In the Wellington Militai, Harry Bowler to be Ensign. Date of Commission, 5th May 1864
23 Nov 1865 at Hawtrey Church, Johnsonville, by the Rev H. W. St Hill, Harry Bowler, Esq., to Elizabeth Sarah HUME, adopted daughter of Henry Taylor Esq., Johnsonville. No Cards. They had a daughter in 1866 - Marion Leny/Lonny Bowler who married John Francis McClean in 1889
25 Aug 1866 Ensign Harry Bowler, of the Porirua Company, Wellington Militia, has resigned his commission
in July 1867 Harry sold another 700 acres in the Porirua Harbor District with 8-roomed house, men's house, barns, stable, pigsties ect


James BROWN
Place of Abode: Upper Hutt
Place of Property: Upper Hutt, freehold
- James was the Proprietor of the Criterion Hotel in Upper Hutt. Because of a severe accident which entirely incapacitated him he had to sell up everything, including the 20 acres on which the hotel stood, in Nov 1866


Charles BUTLER
Place of Abode: Upper Hutt
Place of Property: Upper Hutt, house


Thomas Charles BUTLER (1807-1880)
Place of Abode: Upper Hutt
Place of Property: Upper Hutt, house
on 11 June 1880 at Spring Bank, Upper Hutt, Thomas Charles Butler, aged 73 years. Auckland and Napier papers please copy


Richard BYCROFT, gentleman
Place of Abode: Well Hall, Hutt road
Place of Property: Well Hall, the Hutt, in the Province of Wellington, a house and land, part of section 28


Charles COLLIS, junior (1840-1913)
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: Wainuiomata. freeholder, rural section, 90 acres, adjoining No.6


Charles COLLIS, senior (1811-1892)
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: Wainuiomata, freeholder, part section No.2, 33 acres
15 March 1892 The funeral rites of the late Mr Charles Collis, sen., were conducted yesterday at Wainuiomata by the Rev Mr Kirk. The deceased was one of the oldest men in the valley and was also among the old identities of Wellington. Born in Hampshire, England, he emigrated to New Zealand about the end of 1841, landing on the Petone Beach on the 1st March 1842. He lived in the Hutt Valley till about 1846 when he moved to Porirua. There he stayed for thirteen years but being lured by the prospects of the Wainui Valley he took up a small piece of ground, which he has occupied ever since. Two months ago he celebrated his eightieth birthday and up to the time of his last attack of paralysis, he was able to do enough work to keep his farm in working order. About a fortnight ago he suffered two successive strokes of paralysis, and he was taken to the Wellington Hospital, where he died on Saturday. There was a large gathering of acquaintances at the funeral service. Mr Collis leaves four sons and two daughters, of whom all are married wexcept one daughter


Samuel DEATH (1837-1920)
Place of Abode: Waiwetu, Hutt
Place of Property: Waiwetu, Hutt, leasehold land section No.17
- 6th of 9 children of George Gooch Death & Mary Ann Sturgeon
25 Nov 1867 Shortly after three o'clock this morning the alarm of fire roused up the residents in the Hutt, and it was found that the new stables at the Albion Hotel were in flames. The proprietor, Mr Samuel Death, and the neighbours, soon succeeded, however, in stopping the spread of fire, which was confined to the outbuildings, and quickly quenched. The loss sustained is not, we are informed, very considerable, a little harness and some bundles of hay alone being consumed. This afternoon, Constable Brady brought into town from the Hutt, Edward Buckridge, William Buckridge, and George Edwards, charged with having set fire to the stables above named.
30 Oct 1886 The friends of Mr Samuel Death are invited to attend the funeral of his late mother (Mary Ann nee Sturgeon 1805-1886), which will leave his residence, Taita, on Tuesday, 2nd November, 1886, at 3p.m.
11 June 1889 Samuel in court against Ellen Boyd, daughter of Charles Death, Ellen's husband William Boyd and 2 infant grandsons of Charles Death, Ernest & Samuel Death
11 Feb 1890 The Friends of Mr Samuel Death are invited to attend the funeral of his late father (George Death 1808-1890), which will leave his residence, Taita, on Wednesday, the 12th February, at 3.20 p.m.
(Samuel's parents, George & Mary Ann are buried Christ Church Taita)
23 Jan 1897 The friends of Mr Thomas Riddler are invited to attend the funeral of his late mother (Elizabeth 1809-1897), which will leave the residence of her son-in-law, Mr Samuel Death, Taita, for Christ Church cemetery, Taita, Tomorrow, Sunday 24th January, at 1.45 p.m.
19 Sep 1919 There passed away at Eltham recently, Mrs Samuel Death at the age of 78 years (Mary Ann Riddler). Born in 1841 (sic, 1842/43) on the ship Thomas Sparks, just before reaching Wellington Heads, Mrs Death settled at Petone with her parents, Mr and Mrs William Riddler. Mrs Death was married in 1863 and was therefore within four years of her diamond wedding. After living forty years in the Hutt Valley, where their family were all born and brought up, Mr and Mrs Death went to Taranaki. Mr and Mrs Death both passed through the vicissitudes of the early settler's life. Mr Death having served in the Militia in the troubles with the Maori. She leaves a husband and family of nine, eight sons & 1 daughter:-
* 1865 -`1933 Arthur Samuel Death, Levin
* 1867 - 1931 George Death, Thames Valley
* 1868 - 1943 Henry William Death, Fraser road, Eltham
* 1870 - 1946 Frank Death, Fraser road, Eltham
* 1872 - ? William Death, Fraser road, Eltham
* 1873 - 1937 Thomas Death, Fraser road, Eltham
* 1879 - 1947 Norman John Death, Fraser road, Eltham
* 1885 - 1950 Sidney Harold Death, Fraser road, Eltham
* Mrs Thomas Haigh Hudson (Alice Ethel Death 1882-1964?), Palmerston North
** Amy Elizabeth Death 1877-? was another daughter


Robert DEATH (1820-1886)
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: Hutt, leasehold, No.25 section
- 9th of 10 children of Francis Death & Elizabeth Gooch and uncle of Samuel & Joseph Death here, their father, George Gooch Death, was his brother


Joseph DEATH (1844-1924)
Place of Abode: Waiwetu, Hutt
Place of Property: Waiwetu, Hutt, leasehold land sections No. 66 and 17
- 7th of 9 children of George Death & Mary Ann Sturgeon
- he married Catherine LYNCH St Mary's, Thorndon in April 1866


John DEVINE
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: No.317, 52 acres, Western Nutt district


John DICK
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: house and freehold 57 acres on section numbered 16 on map of Lowry Bay and Wainuiomata district


John DICK, junior
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: Wainuiomata, freeholder, section No.7


William EBDEN (1822-1889)
Place of Abode: Petoni, Hutt
Place of Property: Petone, Hutt, section No.79


William Alfred FITZHERBERT (1843-1906)
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: house situated on section numbered 12 on map of Lowry Bay and Wainuiomata district


James William FOX (1835-`884)
Place of Abode: Lower Hutt
Place of Property: 10 acres unserveyed land, part of Buck's section


Nathaniel GRACE (1840-1905)
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: sections 12 and 13, Wainuiomata Valley


Thomas GRACE
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: sections Nos. 58, 59 and 60 in the Wainuiomata district


Alfred HERD
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: Hutt, house


Thomas HEYWARD
Place of Abode: Belmont
Place of Property: 60 acres land and house at Belmont, Western Hutt


Henry JACKSON
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: house and garden, rented at 30 per annum on western side of Hutt road abutting on same


John JACKSON
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: sections No 43 and 35 Lower Hutt


William KELHAM
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: Hutt, house and land


William KINGDON
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: above Belmont, Hutt, 60 acres, freehold


Thomas LIDDY (1832-1905)
Place of Abode: Hansartt
Place of Property: Hutt, 60 acres on section 322, freehold


George Henry LUXFORD (1827-1905)
Place of Abode: Willis street, Wellington
Place of Property: Petone Beach, near the Hutt, 75 acres freehold land


James MILNE
Place of Abode: Hutt, No 29 Section
Place of Property: Hutt,section 29, leasehold


Thomas MULLINS
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: part of section 25, Hutt road, house and land


George Stewart O'HALLORAN
Place of Abode: Lower Hutt road
Place of Property: Lower Hutt Road, household


Isaac PLIMMER (1834-1908)
Place of Abode: Lambton Quay, Wellington
Place of Property: \upper Hutt


Robert PRICE
Place of Abode: Western Hutt District
Place of Property: No.186, Hutt, Western district


Micaiah READ
Place of Abode: Warden's House, Wellington Gaol
Place of Property: sections No.31 & 32, upper Mungaroa


Thomas ROBERTS
Place of Abode: Hutt Gorge
Place of Property: Stoke's Valley, part of section 179


William ROBINSON
Place of Abode: Stokes's Valley
Place of Property: Sroke's Valley, land half sections No.65


Henry SANSON (1836-1909)
Place of Abode: Hutt Bridge
Place of Property: Hutt Bridge, house & paddock, leasehold


Charles SMITH
Place of Abode: Wainuiomata
Place of Property: Wainuiomata, leaseholder, part section No.1


William John SPACKMAN (1840-1904)
Place of Abode: Upper Hutt
Place of Property: house at Upper Hutt


William TAYLOR
Place of Abode: Hutt road
Place of Property: House & land, Hutt road


John Matthew TAYLOR
Place of Abode: Ghuznee street, Wellington
Place of Property: Village of Richmond, Hutt, half acre land, freehold


Samuel John TOCKER (?-1890)
Place of Abode: Hutt Bridge
Place of Property:Hutt Bridge, house & garden


William Henry TUCKER
Place of Abode: Hutt
Place of Property: Waiwetu road, wooden house & garden


John Howard WALLACE
Place of Abode: Wellington
Place of Property: Mungaroa, Hutt


Henry WOOD
Place of Abode: Pipitea Point, Thorndon Quay
Place of Property: 3 acres in the Hutt part of section No.3


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UPPER HUTT c1865

taken from the National Library

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