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John Carse ARBUCKE + Charlotte Anne BASTINGS - New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

Mr. John Carse Arbuckle, who was Mayor of Lawrence during the Exhibition year, was born at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, in 1839.
- He left his native country in 1852 by the ship ?Sappho,? and landed at Port Phillip, Melbourne, where he was for some years in the service of the City of Melbourne Gas and Coke Company. He joined the staff of the Union Bank of Australia and followed banking for about five years in Victoria and New Zealand, but eventually established his present business in Lawrence. (the Tuapeka Bazaar) He was for many years a member of the Borough Council, and was elected mayor in 1888, and for three years thereafter. During his term of office the new road to the cemetery was made, and several other important works carried out. Mr. Arbuckle was for several years president of the Athen?um, and chairman of the High School committee. In 1895 he was appointed Returning Officer for the electoral district of Tuapeka.
He was a member of St. George's Masonic Lodge.

He married Charlotte Anne BASTINGS in 1871
- a daughter of Horace Bastings (sometime mayor of Lawrence and member of the Provincial Council

the known children
1874 - 1877 Charlotte Ellen Arbuckle
- Charlotte died aged 3

1877 - 1958 Laurence/Lawrence Edwin Arbuckle
- he married Lydia Rose HUNN (1877-1915) in 1904
- he married Nellie DOWSETT (1885-1974) in 1916

1879 - 1885 John Carse Arbuckle
- John died aged 6

1881 - 1962 Charlotte Emma Arbuckle
- Charlotte married William Holmes BARCLAY (1876-1933) in 1909

1883 - 1954 Matthew Horace Arbuckle
- Matthew married Charlotte Rebecca BENNETT (1889-1970) in 1911

1884 - 1971 Jessie Violet Arbuckle
- Jessie married James Chalmers TYSON (1882-1965) in 1910

1887 - 1887 John Reid Arbuckle
- John died aged 9 months

1888 - 1954 Frederick William Arbuckle
- no spouse found

1892 - ? Ernest Vernon Arbuckle
- Ernest married Lyla Winifred Eliza CLARE in 1913
- he married Agnes RODERIQUE in 1922
- Ernest moved to Australia
- he married Rebecca Lesley IRVINE in Waverley, NSW in 1940 (or maybe it was his son - research continuing)

1894 - ? Arthur Hope Arbuckle
- nothing known

18 July 1895 - 1987 Eric Alfred Bastings Arbuckle
- Eric married Jean OGILVIE in 1919

John Carse Arbuckle died 7 July 1923 aged 84
Charlotte Ann Arbuckle died 21 July 1923 aged 72

In 1872 Lawrence Athenaeum And Mining Institute Ordinance

In the 35th year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

The following persons and all others the members of the Institution for maintaining a lending and reference library and reading room and the providing rational amusement and recreation and for the carrying out of objects connected with the purposes of an Athenaeum and Mining Institution Lawrence known as the ?Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute?, namely,
James Clark Brown,
Alexander Humphrey,
Henry John Abel,
Frederick Bastings,
John Carse Arbuckle,
William Grant Forbes,
John Ludford,
William Duguid Morrison
shall be a body politic and corporate by the name of the ?Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute? and by that name shall have perpetual succession and shall adopt and have a common seal and shall by the same name sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered in all Courts of the Dominion of New Zealand and shall be capable in law to take, purchase and hold all goods, chattels and personal property whatever and shall also be able and capable in law to receive, take, purchase and hold for ever not only such lands, buildings, hereditaments and possessions as may from time to time be required for the purposes of the said Institution but also any other lands, buildings, hereditaments and possessions whatsoever and shall be able and capable in law to grant, convey, demise, mortgage, charge, alienate or otherwise dispose of all or any of the property real or personal belonging to the said Institution and also to do all other matters or thins incidental or appertaining to a body politic and corporate ... more

First Committee of Management
The following persons shall be the Committee of Management till the next general annual meeting, namely,
James Clark Brown, president;
William Grant Forbes, Treasurer and Secretary;
Henry John Abel,
John Ludford,
John Carse Arbuckle,
William Duguid Morrison,
Alexander Humphrey,
Frederick Bastings ... more


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by brenj on 2012-02-28 19:30:10

Eric Alfred Bastings Arbuckle married twice more after Jean Nelson Ogilvie.
Second wife was Florence Ellen May Hughes.

Maiden name of third wife - unknown, but her first name was Anne

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