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John ASTILL + Augusta Ann SALMON

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John ASTILL (1835-1913)
was born in Nottingham, England
He arrived in New Zealand in 1855

John married Augusta Ann SALMON (1820-1901) in 1860
their known children:
... 1
1861 - 1923 John Nathaniel Astill

- born in Wellington 3 April 1861
- John married Kate Maria JONES (1858-1943) in Wellington 1 Oct 1888
- they are buried Plot 215 G, CH ENG2 at Karori
their known children:
* 1889 - 1982 Doris Augusta Astill
* 1904 - 1975 Rita Alice Astill
JOHN died 10 January 1923 in Wellington & buried Karori

... 2
1863 - 1921 William Edward Astill

- born in Wellington 18 April 1863
- William married Emily Dunn SKIPPER (1862-1950) in 1883
their known children:
* 1883 - William John Astill
* 1885 - Walter Normanby Astill
* 1885 - Victor Augustus Astill
WILLIAM died 18 March 1921 in Wellington & buried Karori

... 3
1865 - 1928 Sophia Ann 'Annie' Astill

- born in Wellington 4 May 1865
- Annie married William SCUTT in 1886
their known children:
* 1888 - Leonie Augusta Scutt
SOPHIA died 24 June 1928 in Auckland & buried Hillsborough

... 4
1867 - 1921 Walter James Astill

- born in Wellington 19 June 1867
- Walter married Charlotte Ann SHOTTER in Wellington in 1888
their known children:
* 1889 - 1975 Gladys Augusta Astill
* 1892 - 1976 Rosetta Elizabeth Astill
* 1894 - 1895 Emily Beatrice Astill (aged 14 months)
* 1886 - 1976 May Astill
* 1908 - 1988 Annie Astill
WALTER died in Wellington in 1921

... 5
1869 - 1930 Augusta Norris Astill

- born in Wellington 24 June 1869
- Augusta married David Barron SPEED in Wellington 15 July 1891
their known children:
* 1892 - Stella Irene Speed
* 1896 - Hazel Augusta Speed
* 1899 - Leslie David Speed
* 1903 - Thelma Muriel Speed
AUGUSTA died in Wellington 27 September 1930 & buried Karori

... 6
1869 - 1934 Sarah Ann Astill

- born in Wellington 24 June 1869
- Sarah married Alexander NEELY in Wellington Xmas Day 1890
their known children:
* 1891 - Vida Mary Neely
* 1895 - 1960 Elsie Augusta Neely
* 1897 - 1947 William Leonard John Neely
* 1902 - Eileen Augusta Irene Neely
* 1903 - Annie Kathleen Thelma Neely

... 7
1874 - 1875 Rosetta Elizabeth Astill

- born in Wellington 17 July 1874
- Rosetta died in Wellington 14 June 1875 aged 13 months
- she is buried Plot 2302, C of E at Bolton St Cemetery


Dominion, 14 May 1913 News from Dannevirke records the death there of Mr John Astill, of Sydney Street, Wellington, formerly in business in this city as a butcher, who was on a visit to relatives there. The deceased, who was 78 years of age, succumbed to a heart attack
Evening Post, 16 May 1913 The funeral of the late Mr John Astill, a resident of Wellington since 1855, took place this morning. The Rev. A. M. Johnson, vicar of St Paul's conducted the burial service in the Bolton-street Cemetery. Deceased was born in Nottingham, and came out to Wellington when he was nineteen years of age. He was married to a sister of the late Mr W. J. Salmon, who was one of the leading cricketers in Wellington for many years, and he himself was a great lover of the game. In football also he took a great interest. During the trouble with the Maori the late Mr Astill was a member of the Wellington Militia, and for the greater part of his life he belonged to the Loyal Antipodean Lodge of Oddfellows. He has left a widow and a family of three sons (Messrs John N. Astill, of the A.M.P. Office in Wellington, Wm. E. Astill and Walter J. Astill, also of this city, and three daughters, (Mrs Scutt of Auckland and Mesdames Nealey and D. Speed, of Wellington)


AUGUSTA ANN ASTILL died 5 December 1901 aged 61
JOHN ASTILL died in Dannevirke 13 May 1913 aged 78, of a heart attack whilst visiting relatives. His body was taken home to Wellington and buried with Augusta Ann in Plot 2302, Section C of E at Bolton St Cemetery

Surnames: ASTILL JONES NEALY NEELY SALMON SCUTT SKIPPER
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