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LAWRENCE buried ASHBURTON, New Zealand

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* Christoper John Alexander Lawrence
* born in NZ, a son of Gabriel How Lawrence (1817-1899) & Charlotte Cheel (1832-1921), both from Kent, died Blenheim (see note below).
* Christopher John Lawrence first married Frances 'Sarah' Batchelor (1875-1907) in 1893 and had 5 children.
their children
* 1893 - 1987 Harriet Frances Lawrence
* 1896 - 1906 John Henry Lawrence (shot aged 10)
* 1899 - 1902 Leonard Walter Lawrence (aged 2)
* 1903 - 1974 Leslie Walter Lawrence
* 1905 - 1975 Clement Oliver Lawrence
* Christopher next married Philomena O'Hanlon (1880-1948) in 1909 and had at least 4 children
* died 14 Oct 1939 aged 68
* occupation: Carpenter
* Plot 3, Area 183
NOTE Gabriel How Lawrence (sometimes recorded as Gabriel William/William Gabriel Lawrence) was a son of Thomas Lawrence (1790-) & Abigail Furrell (1788-1844).
Gabriel arrived in Tasmania as a convict on the 'Coromandel' in June 1838, along with his father Thomas (Thomas's wife Abigail died in Kent 2 years later).
In 1847 Gabriel married Agnes Munroe. In 1849 he was given his ticket of leave and they moved to Melbourne. Unknown what happened to Agnes. About 1852 Gabriel returned to England and married Charlotte Cheel in March 1853. His brother Peter Lawrence (1815-1879) married Charlotte's sister Marie Cheel (1822-1906). They were daughters of Thomas Cheel & Sarah Breeze. Gabriel & Charlotte had 2 children in England, Charlotte Hannah & Robert Gabriel Lawrence. In Aug 1858 they left London on board the 'Indiana' arriving in Lyttleton 23 Nov 1858. They had 9 more children in NZ
their 11 children
* 1855 - 1917 Charlotte Hannah Lawrence
* married James William Baker 1876
* Married Philip Henry Bartlett 1910
* 1857 - 1901 Robert Gabriel Lawrence
* married Elizabeth Jane Wale 1893 (4 children)
* 1860 - Esther Abigail Lawrence
* spouse or death date not yet found
* 1862 - 1903 Amelia Frances Lawrence
* married Charles Morris Weavers 1881 (5 children)
* 1864 - 1961 William Peter Lawrence
* married Annie Eliza Boxall (1866-1923) 1884 (8 children)
* married Verna Adean Hebberd 1926
* 1866 - Emily Jane Lawrence
* spouse or death date not yet found
* 1867 - 1939 George Stephen Lawrence
* married Mary Steel Cockburn 1890
* married Mary Jane Baird
* 1870 - 1964 Agnes Levina Lawrence
* married Donald McIntosh 1888
* 1871 - 1939 Christopher John Lawrence
* married Frances Sarah Batchelor 1892
* married Philomena O'Hanlon 1909
* 1873 - 1951 Charles Frank Lawrence
* married Jane Somerville 1893 (8 children)
* 1876 - 1918 Ruth Emily May Lawrence
* married William Henry Murray 1895 (4 children)

* Desmond James Lawrence
14 March 2008 aged 81
occupation: Civil Servant
Plot 20, Area 316

* Henry 'Harry' Lawrence
16 April 1915 aged 47
occupation: Contractor
Plot 5, Area 74

* Herbert Ormond Lawrence
14 May 1964 aged 65
occupation: Clerk
* Herbert married Maria May Stuart in 1924
Plot 29, Area 164

* Leonard Walter Lawrence
1 of 4 sons & 1 daughter of Christopher John Alexander Lawrence & Frances 'Sarah' Batchelor (1875-1907)
8 Jan 1902 aged 2
Plot 35, Area 59

* Mildred Mary Lawrence (nee Goodwin)
* daughter of James Tom Goodwin & Mary Agatha Quinn
married Alexander Lawrence in 1921
19 March 1988 aged 90
at Methven
Plot 215, Area Anglican

* Samuel 'Charles' Louis Lawrence
11 Sep 1891 aged 58
Plot 7, Area 13
* Samuel was born 1833 in Middlesex, London, the son of Samuel John Lawrence and Maria Lawrence nee Cox. He arrived in New Zealand before April 1866.
He married Harriet Eleanor/Helena Black (1851-1898) at Cape of Good Hope, South Africa on 14 March 1863.
Charles became one of New Zealand's Early Photographers
their known children
* 1866 - 1886 Fanny Maria Lawrence
* Fanny died in Ashburton aged 19 after a long and lingering illness of 6 months
* 1869 - 1928 Samuel 'Charles' Lawrence
* Samuel is buried in Sydenham with his mother
* 1872 - 1854 Harry Louis Lawrence
* dates not verified
* 1876 - 1961 Samuel John Bertrand Lawrence
* Samuel is buried at Gore Cemetery
Ashburton Guardian, 9 Sep 1891
At his residence, Saunders' Buildings, Ashburton, Samuel Charles Louis Lawrence, in his fifty-eighth year. After a long and painful illness
Ashburton Guardian, 16 April 1898
Lawrence.— On April 15, 1898, at York Street, Christchurch, Harriet, widow of the late Charles Lawrence of Ashburton
* Harriet is buried with her son Charles at Sydenham, Christchurch

PHOTO
Grave of Harriet Lawrence & her son Charles at Sydenham. A small stone inscribed "Chas Lawrence 1870-1928" marks the grave

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