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Richard Theophylus TANKERSLEY + Maria PRENTICE - Masterton, Wairarapa

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RICHARD THEOPHYLUS TANKERSLEY (1847-1929)
was born 18 August 1847 in Wellington, a son of Thomas William TANKERSLEY (1916-1876) & Sarah DRAPER (1811-1894)

Richard married in 1874 to:
MARIA PRENTICE (1853-1939)

RICHARD & MARIA had 7 known CHILDREN

... 1
1875 - 1958 Stephen Tankersley
- Stephen married Alexandra 'Annie' CHRISTENSEN (1879-1954) in 1899
- they had 3 children in Masterton
- Annie was born in Denmark
- Stephen died in Masterton aged 78, buried Archer Street


... 2
1876 - 1923 William Tankersley
- William married Lizzie CHAMBERLAIN (1880-1962) in 1906
- they had 3 children in Materton
- Lizzie was born in Upper Plain, Masterton
- William died in Hawkes Bay aged 46


... 3
1878 - 1957 Sarah Tankersley
- Sarah didn't marry
- she died in Masterton 18 Sep 1957 aged 79, buried Archer Street


... 4
1880 - 1954 Lilla Tankersley
- Lilla married John Joseph COTTER (1874-1941) in 1900
- they had 6 children (some in the Manawatu)
- John was a son of Pierce COTTER (1849-1892) & Selina WESTON
- Selina remarried in 1903 to John RAYNER
- Lilla died in Masterton aged 73, buried Archer Street


... 5
1883 - 1963 Roy Tankersley
- Roy married Alice WYETH (1885-1983)
- they had 2 children in Carterton
- 2nd of 10 children of Thomas WYETH (1849-1940) & Margaret Rachel Ann McLEOD (1859-1942)
- Roy died in Masterton aged 80


... 6
1885 - 1953 Eva Tankersley
- Eva married Walter Phillip COOKE (1880-1948) as his 2nd wife when she was 42
- Walter was the 10th of 10 children of:
- James Phillip COOKE (1836-1920) & Ellen RESTALL (1839-1919)
- Walter had first married Alice May STAPLES (1884-1923) in Motueka in 1913
- Eva died in Nelson aged 78, her ashes buried in Masterton


... 7
1895 - 1965 Iris Tankersley
- Iris did not marry
- she was a TEACHER & PRESIDENT of the WOMENS TEACHER ASSOCIATION
- she died in Masterton aged 70, buried Archer St


PAINTING
MASTERTON QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK LAKE

painted by Jim Pearce mid 1940s
I offered this painting to the Masterton Museum of Art & History a number of years ago as a keepsake of the local history. They never bothered to reply

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on 2012-05-10 17:33:25

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