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Moses George SAUNDERS + Priscilla Guys HITCHING - Christchurch

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Moses 'George' SAUNDERS (1842-1920)
was born in Takeley, Essex, England
he married about 1864 in England, possibly Essex, to:
Priscilla Guys HITCHING (1841-1902)

they had 3 known children before embarking on the Charlotte Gladstone in 1870, and arrived in Lyttelton, Christchurch 30 January 1871

Moses & Priscilla had another 7 children in Christchurch.
The first one born 3 months after their arrival

... 1
1865 - 1948 Harriet Alice Saunders
- born in Greenwich, Greater London
- Harriet married Charles LAWRENCE (1862-1909) in 1887 & had 11 children
- 1 of their daughters Elizabeth Helena Lawrence married John Henry George Henderson
HARRIET died 19 July 1948 in Lower Hutt aged 82


... 2
1867 - 1929 Emanuel 'George' Saunders
- born in England
- George was a Sail Maker
- he married Emma BELL (1871-1944) in 1892 & had at least 11 children
- his last address was 135 Somerfield street, Christchurch
GEORGE died 26 December 1929 aged 62
- he is buried Plot 5, Block 2G at Sydenham
EMMA was born in England. She died 6 November 1944 aged 73. Her last address was St Andrew's Square, Christchurch. She is buried with George


... 3
1869 - 1870 James Saunders
- born in England
- James died enroute to New Zealand on board the 'Charlotte Gladstone'


... 4
1871 - 1964 Mary Ann Elizabeth Saunders
- born in Christchurch
- Mary married Wilmington Joseph CONNETT (1870-1962) in 1894 & had 5 children
- Wilmington was born in Sydney, Australia to George CONNETT (1835-1910) & Charlotte Anne PAYNE (1837-1879) who came from England & Australia & died in New Plymouth
- the children of Wilmington & Mary were:
1892-1918 Frank Charles Washington Connett (Apia, Western Samoa)
1896-1980 Daisy Charlotte Priscilla Connett (Wanganui)
1898-1954 Lily Evelyn Connett (Wanganui)
1908-1914 William George Connett (Wanganui)
1911-1917 Lavinia Elizabeth Connett (Wanganui)
WILMINGTON died in 1962 in Wanganui aged 92
MARY ANN ELIZABETH died 2 years later, in 1964 in Wanganui aged 93


... 5
1872 - 1935 William Frank Saunders
- born in Christchurch
- William was an Iron Moulder
- he married Louisa Jane LUKEY (1874-1965) in 1898 & had 5 children
1899-1979 Ivy Louisa Woolnough Saunders
- Ivy married Lionel Dix HINDLE (1899-1961) in 1926
1901-1905? William Edgar Lukey Saunders
1904-1986 Percival Frederick Saunders
1907-1908 Mona Doris Saunders (aged 16 months)
1908-1969 Charles Ernest Saunders
- his last address was 16 Walsall street, Christchurch
WILLIAM died 8 March 1935 aged 61, 8 months before brother John
- he is buried Plot 49, Block 6 at Linwood cemetery


... 6
1875 - 1935 John Richard Saunders
- born in Christchurch
- John was a Iron Moulder
- he married Florence Kate RAWLINGS (1877-1967) in 1902, 1 known daughter:
1904-1969 Gladys Rawlings Saunders (didn't marry)
- his last address was 25 Main Road, Christchurch
JOHN died 28 November 1935 aged 60, 8 months after brother William
- he is buried Plot 255, Block 7 at Bromley cemetery
FLORENCE died 32 years later on 6 April 1967 in Christchurch aged 90
- she is buried with John


... 7
1877 - 1957 Margaret Annie Saunders
- born in Christchurch
- Margaret married Francis HALLIGAN in 1898 & had 4 sons
1897-1968 Francis Halligan
1899-1958 Harold Leslie Halligan
1900-1991 Cecil James Halligan
1902-1963 Percy Samuel Halligan
- Margaret & Francis divorced
MARGARET died 4 Feb 1957 in Auckland aged 79


... 8
1879 - 1932 Albert Moses Saunders
- born in Christchurch
- Albert married Rebecca HADLEY (1877-1971) in 1900 & had at least 5 children
1901-1901 Rebecca Saunders
1903-1971 William Leslie Dean Saunders
1905-1984 Albert Henry Saunders
1908-1994 Rhoda Saunders
1912-1968 Frederick Leonard Saunders
- his last address was 343 Stanmore road, Christchurch
ALBERT died 23 April 1932 aged 52
- he is buried Plot 2, Block 19C at Sydenham
REBECCA was born in England and came to NZ when she was about 4. She died 39 years after Albert, on 23 Feb 1971, and is buried with him


... 9
1882 - 1883 Catherine Adelaide Saunders
- born in Christchurch
CATHERINE died 21 March 1883 aged 5 months (database has Catherine Adeline)
- she is buried Plot 1106C at Addington cemetery


... 10
1884 - 1892 Priscilla Maude Saunders
- born in Christchurch
PRISCILLA died aged 8, Burial not known


Priscilla Guy Saunders died 1 May 1902 aged 61. Her last address was Gladstone street, Christchurch. She was buried Plot 1, Block 19C at Sydenham
Moses George Saunders died 2 November 1920 aged 78 in the Christchurch Salvation Army Home, Addington (he had been an 'inmate' there for a number of years). His body left for Sydenham from the home of his son, William Frank Saunders at 16 Walsall street, Lower Riccarton. He was buried with Priscilla
Press, 3 November 1920 SAUNDERS - On November 2nd, Moses Saunders (George), late of Wordsworth street, Sydenham; in his 79th year


PHOTO
Holy Trinity Church TAKELEY, Essex, England

birth place of Moses George Saunders

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on 2012-10-13 03:50:16

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