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John Hodgson AISLABIE (1849-1910) Alperton, Suffolk - New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

John Hodgson AISLABIE was born 1849 in Alperton, Suffolk, England

He emigrated to NZ (date unknown) and was a butcher. He had the Matawhero Hotel before moving to Auckland in the 1890s and opened a butchery in the building occupied by the Poverty Bay Co-operative Butchery Company. He started a stock agency business and was also the Secretary to the Poverty Bay Turf Club

He married Elizabeth Ann KEAP in 1877 in Napier, New Zealand
- they had a son William Rawson Aislabie in Wairoa 1878
- Eliabeth died 3 months later at the age of 20

John next married Rosena McKAIN 4 months later in September 1878
- they had 10 children:
1879-1883 Frances Aislabie

1880-1931 Benjamin Hodgson Aislabie

1882-1954 Allan Aislabie

1884-1941 Edward Joshua Aislabie

1886-1956 Clement Gilbert Aislabie

1889-1965 Cyril Aislabie

1891-1957 Arthur Aislabie

1892-1923 James Aislabie

1894-1942 John Ladas Aislabie

1899-1952 Frances Aislabie

- Rosena died in 1907 aged 46

John next married Elizabeth Mary O'MALLEY in 1908
- they had Patricia Annie Aislabie in 1909 in Christchurch

John died on 12th June 1910 in Manukau Rd, New Market, Auckland

His death notice in the POVERTY BAY HERALD read:
Newmarket was the scene of a sudden fatality early on Sunday afternoon. Mr John Hodgson Aislabie, a retired butcher, who lived with his wife at Newmarket, went to the back door of Mr William Doble, tailor, Manukau road, about 2pm and asked to see a Mr A. R. Dall, who lived next door. He sat down in Mr Doble's kitchen and complained that he was not well and had a pain in his heart. Mr Doble went for Mr Dall and with his assistance carried Mr Aislabie into the fresh air. A doctor was sent for but the man almost immediately collapse and when the doctor arrived was taken to the morgue. Deceased was a native of Suffolk, England.
An inquest was held before the district Coroner (Mr T. Gresham) on Monday and the jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical evidence that death was due to fatty degeneration of the heart

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