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James Russell PIRRITT & Agnes Johnston BLAIR

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James Russell PIRRITT (1854-1918)
married in Papakura, Auckland on 17 June 1881 to:
Agnes Johnston BLAIR (1862-1942)

JAMES & AGNES had 11 known children:

... 1
1881 - 1959 Effie Jane Pirritt

- Effie married William MILLAR in 1926


... 2
1882 - 1982 Christina Pirritt

- Christina married William Archibald SMEED (1883-1943) in Papakura 10 Aug 1910


... 3
1884 - 1967 George Herbert Pirritt

- George married Essie Jane AUSTRIDGE (1893-1954) in 1915


... 4
1886 - Barbara Maud Pirritt



... 5
1888 - 1960 Agnes Blair Pirritt

- Agnes married William Henry ANDERSON in 1914


...6
1889 - 1916 James Archibald Pirrit

- was born at Whangarata, near Tuakau, the second son of James & Agnes. He became a teacher in the King COuntry and later was on the staff of Green & Colebrook at Tuakau. Three years later he began farming in Morrinsville and was a keen footballer
- James served in WWI as Trooper 13/2893 with the NZEF, 9th Reinforcements Auckland Mounted Rifles, A Squadron. He embarked from Wellington 8 Jan 1916 & his next of kin was his father James Russell Pirritt, Kiwitahi Road, Morrinsville.
James was KILLED in action on 13 Sep 1916 in the Battle of Flers-Courcelette.
at Somme, France. His memorial is at Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France


... 7
1891 - 1969 Blair Joseph Pirritt

- Blair married Grace Tilburn SELLECK (1897-1976) in 1928


... 8
1892 - 1975 Belle Pirritt

- Belle married Victor Ernest WILSON (1898-1974) in 1918


... 9
1898 - 1987 David Andrew Pirritt

- David married Kathleen Ingeborg BARWICK (1903-1995) in 1930


... 10
1898 - Violet Lillian Pirritt




... 11
1901 - 1976 Hector Alexander Pirritt

- Hector was in Hamilton in 1918 when he passed the Public Service entrance examination



NOTES
At James Archibald's link it states he was 1 of 12 children.
Can you help with who the other child was

in 1881 James was a Farmer in Pokeno
in 1903 (at least), James was the Chairman of the Whangarata School Committee
- Whangarata is about 3km west of Pokeno, Franklin

James Russell Pirritt died in 1918 aged 64
Agnes Johnston Pirritt died 1942 aged 80
- they are buried in Morrinsville


PHOTO
James Russell & Agnes Johnston Pirritt

- from NZETC

Surnames: BLAIR PIRRITT
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on 2012-11-28 16:58:19

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