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MAURICEVILLE SCHOOL - 1888

Journal by ngairedith

Mauriceville (New Zealand, written 1897) ... is a Scandinavian settlement eighty-three miles north-east of Wellington, on the railway line, is in Wairarapa North County, and the electoral district of Masterton.

from the WAIRARAPA DAILY TIMES 12 May 1888

MAURICEVILLE SCHOOL (established 1873)
... The examination of the School took place on the 20th ultimo with very satisfactory results, only one pupil failing to pass. mr Lee, the Inspector, expressed himself highly pleased with the progress the school had made during the year.
The following are the passes:-

STANDARD I
? John AMUNDSEN
? Thora GUNDERSON
? Charles ISAACSON
? William JENSEN
? Niels KJESTRUP
? William LARSEN
? Mary NIELSEN
? Emma PERSON
? Petrea/Petra PETERSEN
? August SVENSON

STANDARD II
? Christian AMUNDSEN (1877-1964)
? Charles 'Carl' AULIN (1876-1962)
- son of Henry August Aulin & Janetta Olhsen
? William ANDERSEN
? Hans Peter HANSEN
? Henry HANSEN
? Emma JOHANSEN
? Mary JOHANSEN
? Caroline LARSEN
? Niels LARSEN
? Charles LARSEN
? Sarah McKENZIE
? Agnes PETERSEN
? Mary PERSON
? Alfred PETERSON

STANDARD III
? Mary ALBRESTSEN
? Hans Peter ANDERSON
? Emily ASSERSON
? Christine/Kristina AULIN (1875-1959)
- daughter of Henry August Aulin & Janetta Olhsen
? Annie CHRISTENSEN
? George DEADMAN
? Margaret ELLIOTT
? Henry ERICKSEN
? Caroline HANSEN
? Mary HANSEN
? George JENSEN
? Charles LARSEN
? Mary LARSEN
? John McKENZIE
? Malachy McKENZIE
? Niels OLSEN
? Dorothea PEDERSEN

STANDARD IV
? Charles GUNDERSON
? Nelly GUNDERSON (1876-)
- daughter of Gunder Heinrich Gunderson, Postmaster & General-Store keeper
? Mathilda JENSEN
? Johanne KJESTRUP (1877-)
- daughter of Everett Jensen & Katrina Marie Kjestrup
? Charles NIELSEN
? Mary SVENSON

The infant class was also examined and, to the credit of their teacher, they all passed to another book

PHOTO
The original Mauriceville West church

photographed during the 1950s. (Bennett Iorns)
The original church was of a typical Danish country church design, reminiscent of the large stepped towers of Danish country churches, designed to provide a place of refuge for the community in case of hostile invasion

- taken from the site Wairarapa Churches - visit for more pics

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on 2013-07-16 08:13:35

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