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MAURICEVILLE SCHOOL - 1888

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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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