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SPEAR Grooms NZ 1876 - 1940

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the SPEAR GROOMS NZ 1876 - 1940

Aubrey Rathgar Spear (1891-1982)
- married Olive Eliza SKELLEY (1890-1981) in 1932

Benjamin John Spry Spear (1855-)
* Benjamin was a son of John Spear & Elizabeth Ann Harris of Cornwall, England
- married Laura Jane SEON (1860-) in 1884 in NZ
* Laura was born 16 Feb 1860 in Polar, London, 1 of at least 11 children of Thomas Seon (1819-1886) & Sophia Murrell (1828-1899), the last 8 born in NZ. Her father Thomas was born in Bermuda and died in Hikianga, NZ. Her mother Sophia was born in Attleborough, Norfolk and died in Auckland
their known children
1885 - 1969 Reuben Spear (born NZ)
1889 - 1963 Benjamin John Spear (born & died in Melbourne)
* In 1886, Benjamin was in Melbourne, starting up a business as a wheelwrights, coachbuilder & blacksmith, in Rae street, North Fitzroy. He later took in a partner, Alfred Grigg. That parterneship was dissolved in 1889 and he again went into partnership with Robert Hutchison, trading as Spear, Hutchinson and Co. That also ended when Robert took Benjamin to court for embezzling the company. He was on the Gippsland, Victoria Electoral Rolls until 1924. Son Reuben married in NZ, see below
NOTE very unusual back then that they called their second son after the father

Cedric Charles Spear (1889-1948)
- married Eva Clara GUDSELL (1885-1973) in 1914
their known children
1916 - Daphne Spear
- Cedric died in Dunedin

Charles Edgar Spear (1863-1925)
- married Cordelia Mary LOBB (1861-1951) in 1884
their known children
1885 - Cordelia Mary Spear
1886 - 1959 Charles Edgar Spear

Charles Edgar Spear
- married Jeane TAYLOR in 1909
their known children
1910 - Charles Edgar Spear

Charles Edgar Spear (1910-)
- married Margaret Catherine Templeton ROBSON (1911-) in 1940

Cyril Saunderson Spear (1878-1958)
- married Ethel Hannah BARNES (1884-1923) in 1920
- Cyril died in Nelson

Edward Spear
- married Susanna Culverwell KENT in 1900

Elliott Vernon Spear (1886-1961)
- married Irene Blanche COLLIER (1889-1978) in 1916

Frederick Howe Spear (1876-1955)
- married Eliza Jane BARCLAY in 1906
their known children
1907 - Lucy Burfield Spear
1908 - John Barclay Spear
1909 - Cyril Maxwell Spear
1912 - Catherine Isabel Canning Spear
1916 - Rachael Gordon Spear

Frederick John Spear (1887-1969)
- married Annie Bertha FOWLER (1884-1969) in 1915

George Spear
- married Amy Charlotte PARKES in 1911

George William Spear (1888-1945)
- married Sarah HODGE (1887-1969) in 1920

Hart Spear (1879-1940)
- married Alice BUTLER (1873-1958) in 1890
their known children
1905 - Winifred Lottie Clarebrough Spear

Holwell Wensley Spear (1875-1944)
- married Susan Jane HARRISON (nee Harper 1869-1952) in 1926
* Susan first married William Charles Harrison (1870-1920) in 1892

Howard Walsh Spear (1881-1952)
- married Roberta THORNTON (1887-1979) in 1917

James Mitchell Spear (1888-1950)
- married Augusta Reeve COLLINS (1890-1980) in 1920
- James died in Auckland

John Spear
- married Anne Augusta STANLEY in 1876
their known children
1877 - Ernest Richard John Spear
1879 - Louisa Elizabeth Annie Spear

John Morris Spear (1868-1939)
- married Jane Raeside McKILLOP in 1897
their known children
1898 - Rolwell Morris Rathgar Spear
1908 - Terence Wilfred Tiaki Spear
- John died in Auckland

Morris John Spear
- married Maria Jane GORE (1888-1934) in 1922

Percy Spear (1883-1963)
- married Ruby BEDFORD (1890-1915) in 1911
their known children
1911 - Leslie Percival Spear
1913 - Eric William Sutherland Spear
1914 - Lawrence Spear
- Percy died in Auckland
* Percy next married Katherine DUGGAN in 1925

Philip Blair Spear (1897-1981)
- married Ruby Constance Emerald HAXTON (1893-1970) in 1917

Reuben Joseph Spear (possibly the same Reuben as next)
- he married Lillian Lucy 'Lily' HAILES (1883-1948) in 1908
* Lily was 1 of 2 children of George James Hailes (1854-1929) & Mary Leonard (1848-1928) who were married in 1879 in Upper Takaka. Her brother, Edward George Hailes (1880-1880), died aged 4 months
they had a son in Wellington, Leo George Spear (a combination of her parents names), on 14 May 1914. Leo died the following day and is buried Plot 50G, ROM CATH at Karori
* Reuben served in WWI as Quartermaster Sergeant 27973 with the 19th Reinforcements, J Company, NZEF. He enlisted from Wellington in 1916 where he was a Postal WOrker. His next of kin was his wife Lillian at 7 Chilka Street, Berhampore, Wellington
Lillian died 26 June 1948 aged 65 and is buried Plot 17B, ROM CATH2 at Karori

Reuben Spear (1885-1969)
Reuben was born 22 Nov 1885 in NZ, the son of Benjamin John Spry Spear & Laura Jane Seon from Cornwall, England
- he married Nellie Lilian BROOME (1900-1980) in 1924
Nellie was a daughter of David Broome & Lilly Smith
* Reuben died 6 Nov 1969, aged 83 in Auckland and is buried Area N, Lot 38, in Otahuhu
* Nellie died 17 Nov 1980 and was cremated at Purewa

Thomas Spear (1855-1932)
- married Janet Margaret ROBERTSON (1868-1940) in 1888
their known children
1891 - Thomas Spear
1892 - John Forrest Spear
1902 - James Mitchell Spear
- Thomas died in Putaruru

William Fredrick Spear
- married Inez Adelaide Noad SIMMONS in 1919

the SPEAR BRIDES

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