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SEABROOK marriages New Zealand 1872 - 1930

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the known SEABROOK marriages 1872 - 1930:

Albert Davies Seabrook (1869-1942)
* born in Melbourne to Henry William Seabrook & Jane Foster, married in Auckland, a journalist on the San Francisco Chronicle. After a spell in Fiji, the family settled in New Zealand around 1900. Albert joined the Auckland Star, eventually becoming advertising manager, and in 1908–9 built a home on a 37-acre property, Dreamwood Park, in rural New Lynn and may have planted the 'famous' Macrocarpa tree at 3143 Great North Road, New Lynn which was planted on the 34 acre property.
- married Marion May TYE (1873-1931) in 1891
daughter of Daniel Tye & Elizabeth Warmoll
* Albert was on the first New Lynn Town Board and Seabrook Avenue in New Lynn is named after him
their known children:
* 1894 - 1975 Alberta Seabrook
* 1896 - 1985 John 'Jack/Jock' Seabrook
* born at Oakland, California. Military aviator, motor car importer and assembler, company director, military leader
* 1901 - 1972 Philip Seabrook
* 1902 - Marika Seabrook
* 1906 - 1979 Helen Seabrook
* 1908 - 2009 Molly Seabrook
- Molly married Norman Wright Yates (the famous plant people)
* 1910 - 1997 Lela Seabrook
- married Malcolm Jollands, son of Frederick William Jollands & Ruth Spray
Evening Post, 18 June 1940 JOLLANDS - At Rostrata Nursing Home, Palmerston North, on Saturday, June 15, to Lela (nee Seabrook), wife of Malcolm Jollands (1908-1990) - a son
* 1912 - 2008 Robert Button Seabrook
* 1913 - 1972 Albert Maxwell Seabrook
* 1915 - Marion Elizabeth Seabrook
Evening Post, 12 Aug 1942 OBITUARY MR. A. D. SEABROOK
AUCKLAND, This Day. The death has occurred of Mr. A. D, Seabrook, for many years advertising manager of the "Auckland Star", aged 73. Mr. Seabrook, who had lived in retirement since 1936, was born at Melbourne of New Zealand parents and educated at a Christchurch boarding school and Scots College, Melbourne. After four years on the staff of the "San Francisco Chronicle" he joined the "Auckland Star" in 1897. He leaves a family of four sons and six daughters

Frederick Charles Seabrook (1877-1949)
born in Greymouth to Charles Thomas Seabrook from Tasmania & Sarah Elizabeth Johnston from Christchurch
- married Sarah Jane DAVIDSON (1878-1968) in 1908
born in Hokitika, died in Christchurch
they had 7 known children
Grey River Argus, 18 September 1908 A PRETTY WEDDING
SEABROOK-DAVIDSON - A wedding which elicited considerable interest, was celebrated at All Saints Church yesterday afternoon, the contacting parties being Mr Fred C. Seabrook, only son of Mr Charles Seabrook, a well-known Greymouth citizen, and Miss Jean Davidson, sister of Mrs Charles Evans of Hokitika. The Rev H. S. Leach celebrated the marriage. The bride was dressed in cream silk voile with trimmings of Limerick lace, wearing the customary wreath and veil. She was attended by Miss Ruby Bock and Ellen Urquhart, Miss Bock wearing a pretty dress of cream cloth with chiffon and Oriental trimmings, and a hat with silk trimmings, while Miss Urquhart looked equally well in a white dress and picture hat trimmed with wreaths of daisies.
The bride was given away by her brother-in-law, Mr C Evans, and Mr H. Hambleton, of Greymouth, attended the bridegroom as best man. Mr James Davidson (brother of the bride) acting as groomsman. After the wedding ceremony a large number of guests were entertained at the residence of Mr and Mrs C Evans, when the usual toasts were honoured. Mr and Mrs Seabrook left last evening for Wellington, via Christchurch, where the honeymoon is to be spent. We join with their many friends in wishing them all happiness in their future life The numerous handsome presents received by the happy couple testified to the esteem in which they are held by a large circle of friends.

George Macpherson Seabrook
- married Ellen Fanny JONES (1880-1954) in 1909

Henry Hastings Seabrook (1860-1937)
- married Mary Ann McELWAIN (1860-1947) in 1882

Henry William Seabrook
- married Jane FORSTER in 1874

John Seabrook (1896-1985)
see above - child of Albert Davies Seabrook
- married Doreen Mary Alexina CARR in 1926

Philip Seabrook (1901-1972)
- married Lalla Olga Spencer MUNTO-WILSON in 1926

Sydney Seabrook (1864-1921)
- married Alice Jane LANGSTON (formerly PAY) (1860-1954) in 1908
Alice first married William Pay (1851-1906) in 1881 and had 6 children
Evening Post, 29 Feb 1908 SEABROOK-PAY - On the 29th, at Wellington, Sydney Seabrook, of Essex England, to Alice Jane Pay, widow and youngest daughter of the late William Langston, of Richmond, Surrey, England

Alberta Seabrook
- married Charles Edward CARR in 1924

Annie Seabrook
- married Michael KEMPSTER in 1872

Eliza Jane Seabrook
- married George WATSON in 1907

Ella Margerie Stowell Seabrook
- married Jeremiah O'NEILL in 1929

Florence Adeline Elizabeth Seabrook (1909-1990)
daughter of Frederick Charles Seabrook & Sarah Jane Davidson
- married John Daniel WOODS in 1899

Irene Seabrook
- married Peter TAYLOR in 1930

Maida/Marika Seabrook
- married Cranstone Hudson LEIGHTON (1900-1965) in 1925
son of William Richard Thorn Leighton & Mary Elizabeth Hueston

Molly Seabrook
- married Norman Wright YATES in 1920
a family famous for its association with plants. The Yates family first entered the seed industry in 1765.
* their son Dr Philip Seabrook Yates ONZM

Second Lieutenant John 'Jack' Seabrook in Royal Flying corps uniform
WW1 Captain Royal Flying Corps
WW2 Group Captain Royal New Zealand Air Force
In 1970 John Seabrook was appointed a CMG. He was active in many community and business organisations, serving as director of the National Airways Corporation and President of the Auckland Institute and Museum

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by HM_78 on 2014-06-04 23:45:42

Marion May Tye was my maternal great grandmother's sister. I have a photo of her if you are interested.

by Vicmoco on 2016-09-25 09:25:45

My maternal Gr Grandmother was also a sister of Marion May Tye. I have some photos I'm hoping to identify. Can you help?

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