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relatives of edwin moon cummings who lft dunedin about 1918 for christchurch. Played cricket for the Albion c.c. father was john william cummings edwin moon cummings born 1885He had two brothers and two sisters???

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on 2010-05-11 23:32:22

jec53 has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2010. is researching the following names: CUMMINGS, CUMMINGSEDWINMOON, CUMMINGSDUNEDINCICA1880.

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by ngairedith on 2010-05-12 08:04:11

John William CUMMINGS was born 1856
- he married Cordelia Mary TATTERSALL (1850-1928) in Dunedin 1876

John was born in Greenwich Kent England
- he died in 1922 aged 66
- he had been living in 31 Berry Street, Christchurch
- he is buried in Bromley Cemetery Christchurch
- PLOT 141 - BLOCK 37
Cordelia was born in Birmingham Warwickshire England
- she died in 1928 aged 78
- she had been living in Palmerston North, Manawatu
- she is buried in Bromley Cemetery Christchurch with John

Their children were:

1876 - Alfred John Cummings
- married Eunice CAMERON in 1904
- they had 3 known children (possibly more)
Cora Mary Cummings 1906
John William Cummings 1907
Eileen Eunice Cummings 1908
- no death records can be found for Alfred or Eunice in NZ

1878 - Cordelia Elizabeth Cummings
- married Albert MANLEY (1874-1928) in 1901 in Dunedin
- Cordelia died aged 87 in 1965
- Albert died in 1928 aged 54, 37 years before Cordelia
- he is buried in Kelvin Grove Cemetery Palmerston North
- their 4 known children (possibly more):
1903 Caroline Muriel Stella Manley
1904 Albert John Baron Manley
- Albert married Cicily Deane HAMMOND (1908-1996) in 1931
- Cicily was a daughter of *Wilford Stuart Hammond and Elsie Margaret Frances LUMSDEN of Sanson, died Levin
1906 Maisie Christobel Manley
1908 Edna Mona Manley

1882 - George Buck Cummings
- married Olive Ann PREEN in 1907
- a daughter, Beatrice Constance Cummings died aged 2 weeks in Dunedin
- George played First-Class cricket for Otago (Main FC: 1902/03-1904/05) and Auckland (Main FC: 1907/08-1922/23)
- he died in Auckland on 30th December 1943 aged 61
- he is buried in Area 11 Block B Lot No 521 at Hillsborough Cemetery
- the HEADSTONE reads:
In loving memory of George B
beloved husband of Olive Cummings
died 30 Dec 1943 aged 61 yrs
Also their beloved son Geoff (George Geoffrey)
killed in action Tunisia 24 Mar 1943 aged 28 yrs
Also Olive Ann Cummings died 30 June 1974 aged 93 yrs

29th January 1885 - Edwin Moon Cummings
- born in Dunedin
- played First-Class cricket Otago (Main FC: 1909/10-1910/11)
- married Matilda Jane OSMOND (1884-1962) in 1907
- Matilda was 1 o 13 children of Joseph Osmond and Jane CUDDLE
- her siblings were:
Emma Osmond 1875
Joseph Osmond 1877
David Osmond 1879
John Osmond 1880
William Henry Osmond 1882
Margaret Osmond 1886
Charles Osmond 1888
William Osmond 1889
Ellen Jane Osmond 1891
Hannah Elizabeth Osmond 1894
Elizabeth Osmond 1895
Stanley George Victor Osmond 1897
- Edwin died 22nd November 1951 in Christchurch aged 66
- his burial place not yet found

1891 - Letitia Florence Cummings
- she married Charles John ADAMS in 1915
- she married Douglas Merritt HAMMOND (1903-1987) in 1941
- Douglas was born in Waitohi, 1 of 12 children of *Matthew Robert John 'Bob' Hammond and Ann Clover GOWER
- Letitia died in 1951 aged 60
- she was living at Awapuni Home, Palmerston North
- she is buried in PLOT 70 - BLOCK 12 - AREA H at Kelvin Grove Cemetery
- Douglas remarried in 1953 to:
- Florence Eileen STEVENSON (1914-1988)
- Douglas and Eileen were cremated at Hamilton Park Cemetery Waikato

*Wilford Stuart Hammond and
*Matthew Robert John 'Bob' Hammond were brothers
- 2 of the 3 sons and 9 daughters of Henry Hammond (1840 Bradford, Yorkshire, England - 1907 Bulls, Manawatu) and Helen Nicol COCKBURN (1841 England - 1929 Palmerston North)

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