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HOLDSWORTH GROOMS New Zealand 1874 - 1938

Journal by ngairedith

the GROOMS

1877 Frederick Dunn Holdsworth + Jane Ethel RULE
their known children:
* 1875 - 1945 Kate Alice Holdsworth
* 1876 - 1905 Frederick William Holdsworth (buried Te Henui)
* 1877 - 1947 Godfrey Knowles Holdsworth (buried Waipawa)
* 1879 - Gladys Holdsworth
* 1882 - John Scrutton Holdsworth
Wellington, 23 May 1879 No 1 Battery of Artillery, Volunteer appointments: Frederick Dunn Holdsworth to be sub-lieutenant
Wellington, 10 April 1880 The following resignations of officers have been accepted: Battery of Artillery, Second Lieutenant Frederick Dunn Holdsworth ...

1877 Martin Luther Holdsworth (1846-1923) + Sarah Eliza COX
* Martin was born in Ashton-under-Lyne to David HOLDSWORTH & his 2nd wife, Mary Eliza NETTLEM
their known children:
* 1878 - 1897 Evangeline 'Eva' Holdsworth (see 1918 Bertie Holdsworth)
* 1879 - 1957 Clara Hannah Holdsworth
* 1881 - 1954 William Martin Luther Holdsworth
* 1883 - 1968 George Edward Holdsworth
* 1886 - 1958 Leah Holdsworth
* 1888 - Ethel Holdsworth
New Zealand Herald, 27 January 1904 Martin Luther Holdsworth was ordered to pay 2s per week in respect to the support of his child in the Industrial School (see 1918 Bertie Holdsworth)

1878 John Holdsworth + Margaret 'Maggie' CHAMBERS
South Australian Register 11 February 1878 HOLDSWORTH CHAMBERS, On the 23rd January, John Holdsworth, of Manchester, to Maggie, yonngest daughter of John and Margaret Chambers, Te Mata, Hawke's Bay, New Zoaland
* Margaret's family were prominent Quakers & major landholders at Te Mata Peak

1887 William Godfrey Holdsworth + Elizabeth Anne BUCKERIDGE
Dominion, 3 June 1919 Hi excellency the Governor-General has been advised that His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to make the following appointments to, and promotion in, the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services rendered in connection with the war:- M.B.E. (Fifth Class or "Member" of the Order) Mrs Elizabeth Annie Holdsworth, Wellington & William Godfrey Holdsworth, Wellington
Evening Post, 27 May 1943 Mr William Godfrey Holdsworth, who died at his residence in Fairview Crescent, Kelburn, today, in his 95th years, was connected with Sunday school work for the greater part of his lifetime and did distinguished work in that sphere. He was the first treasurer of the Wellington Sunday School Baptist Union on its formation in 1880 and held that office for 50 years. There were times during that period when the union's finances were at a low ebb, and when Mr Holdsworth came to its rescue with advances, regardless of whether they could be repaid or not. For many years he was superintendent of the old Courtenay Place Congregational Sunday School, on the site of the present Paramount Theatre, and later was superintendent of the Cambridge Terrace Congregational Sunday School. Subsequently he was identified for a long period with Sunday school work at the Kelburn Presbyterian Church. Mr Holdsworth's wife died in 1941, and there were no children of the marriage. The late Mr F. Holdsworth, of Kelburn, was a half-brother
* William is buried at Bolton St, Wellington & Elizabeth (1861-1941) at Karori

1887 Robert Bingley Holdsworth + Ada Sabrina MORRIS
their known children:
* 1888 - Ada Elizabeth Holdsworth
* 1889 - Beatrice Edith Holdsworth
* 1891 - John Bingley Holdsworth
* 1893 - Constance Gertrude Holdsworth
ROBERT & ADA are buried in Bromley, Christchurch

1896 Joseph Godfrey Holdsworth + Margaret Amy YULE
their known children:
* 1897 - Doris Mary Holdsworth
* 1898 - Bernard Yule Holdsworth
* 1906 - Vera May Holdsworth

1899 Samuel Campbell Holdsworth + Ada BASSETT
their known children:
* 1891 - John Bingley Holdsworth
* 1893 - Constance Gertrude Holdswoth

1903 Robert Nixon Holdsworth + Esther Millicent May DUNNINGHAM
their known children:
* 1904 - 1990 Dulce Lorna May Holdsworth
* 1907 - Dulce Bella Mary Holdsworth

1904 William John Holdsworth + Annie Maria BRIGGS
their known children:
* 1906 - William Keith Holdsworth
* 1911 - Owen Campbell Holdsworth
* 1913 - Gordon Campbell Holdsworth

1904 Frank Holdsworth + Winifred Jessie WEST
their known children: (possibly others)
* 1908 - Frank William 'Bill' Holdsworth
* 1910 - 1981 Kathleen Mary Holdsworth
* 1916 - 1941 Cedric West Holdsworth (Flying Officer NZ40913)
* 1918 - 1981 Eileen Winifred Holdsworth

1905 Harry Holdsworth + Ivy OLIVER
their known children:
* 1906 - 1956 Edmund Frank Holdsworth
* 1907 - 1961 Harry Yates Holdsworth
* 1908 - 1910 Juanita Inez Holdsworth (buried Te Henui)
* Harry & Ivy are buried at Taruheru cemetery, Gisborne

1908 Godfrey Knowles Holdsworth + Marjorie Fanny MARTIN
their known children:
* 1908 - Marjorie Holdsworth
* 1911 - 1967 Jack Holdsworth (Waipawa)
* Godfrey (1877-1947) & Marjorie (1886-1961) Holdsworth are buried at Waipawa

1908 Thomas Alexander Holdsworth + Rachel RICE
their known children:
* 1911 - Esther Mary Holdsworth
* 1913 - 1981 Alfred William Holdsworth

1909 George Edward Holdsworth + Margaret Jane HUNTER
their known children:
* 1912 - 1998 Elsie Lenora Holdsworth

1910 George William Holdsworth + Mary Elizabeth HOLDSWORTH
their known children:
* 1910 - Ivy Holdsworth

1910 William Martin Luther Holdsworth + Maude Annie TAYLOR
* served as Sapper 29537 with the NZEF, 18th Reinforcements New Zealand Engineers

1911 Charles Granville Holdsworth + Margaret Adair BLACK
(see 1924 below, brother Bernard John Holdsworth + Jean Florence BLACK)
Poverty Bay Herald, 8 February 1911 A fashionable wedding was celebrated at "Wychingham" the residence of Mr Walter Ensor, Puha, this afternoon. The contracting parties were Miss Margaret Adair Black (sister of Mrs Walter Charles Ensor (Kathleen Annette)) and Mr Charles Granville Holdsworth. The Rev Mr Meyer was the officiating clergyman, and the ceremony was witnessed by a large number of friends. The bride was given away be her brother, Mr John Black, of Hobart, and she was charmingly attired in a gown of Imperial ivory duchess satin, handsomely trimmed with French Limerick lace, bugle beads and seed pearls. She was attended by four bridesmaids, namely, Misses Park MacIndoe, of Hobart, Beatrice Holdsworth, Phyllis Ensor and Leila Ensor. The bridegroom was attended by Mr *Bernard Holdsworth as best man. At the conclusion of the ceremony, Mr and Mrs Ensor entertained the guests at a sumptuous wedding breakfast, during which felicitous speeches were made. The happy couple were the recipients of a large number of beautiful presents. They leave by to-night's steamer on a honeymoon trip to the Southern lakes
*Bernard John Holdsworth married Jean Florence Louise Black in 1924. In 1935 These 2 brothers & their wives were sheep farmers in the Bay of Plenty
* their known children:
* 1913 - 2006 James Holdsworth

1912 Malcolm Perkins Holdsworth + Emma May LANGE
their known children:
* 1912 - 1992 Herman Malcolm Holdsworth (sawmiller at Hastings)
* Malcolm Perkins (1880-1942) & Emma May (1886-1973) Holdsworth are buried in Hastings

1912 Sydney 'Speedy' Holdsworth + Fanny GROVES
* Sydney (1874-1948) & Fanny (1868-1952) Holdsworth were cremated at Karori, Wellington

1913 Albert Francis Holdsworth + Patience May WRIGHT
* Patience was born 1889 to John & Elizabeth WRIGHT

1914 John Scrutton Holdsworth + Grace PALMER 29 Dec 1914 in Auckland
John was born 1884 in New Plymouth & died 1946 in the Coromandel

1918 Bertie Holdsworth + Mary Ann SMITH
* no children, divorced in August 1923
* charged with bigamy in May 1924, he served 6 months in prison
1924 + Jeanie Lindsay FERGUSON
* Bertie was born 20 Nov 1894 to Eva Holdsworth (1878-1897). Eva died when he was nearly 3, (on 27 Sep 1897) aged 19 in the Auckland District Hospital & Bertie was brought up by his grandparents, Martin Luther & Sarah Eliza Holdsworth
* He ran away from home at age 14, & his grandfather (as guardian) put an ad in the Auckland Star 23 June 1909: "MISSING from 14/6/09, Bertie Holdsworth, 13 years of age (sic), medium build, red hair, slightly freckled, dark knicker suit and cap - Information to M. L. Holdsworth, No 4, Devon-st., Eden Terrace"
* He served in WWI as Private 84603 with the NZEF, Samoan Reinforcements.
* He died 12 June 1975 aged 80
* Jeanie died 3 May 1977 aged 77
- they are buried Plot 083, Block 004, Area DA at Kelvin Grove, Palmerston North

1924 Bernard John Holdsworth + Jean Florence BLACK
(see 1911 above, brother Charles Granville Holdsworth + Margaret Adair BLACK)
their known children:
* Margaret Holdsworth
* Beatrice Jean Holdsworth
* John Chambers Holdsworth

1925 Allan Campbell Holdsworth + Bessie Holdsworth LEE
- born 1904, Bessie was a daughter of Frank LEE & Maud Frances Mary BROTHERS

1926 John Henry Beard Holdsworth + Elizabeth Georgina TODD
* Lieutenant in the 3rd Victorian Bushmen Military Contingent to Boer War

1927 Lionel Francis William Holdsworth + Edith Amelia Charlotte FORD

1927 John Bingley Holdsworth + Alice Isabel BRADSHAW
* Alice (1885-1967) was a daughter of Thomas & Alice Maud BRADSHAW

1928 Joseph Charles Holdsworth + Evelyn Hilda JACOB

1929 William Herbert Holdsworth + Nancy Gertrude ORCHARD (1904-1973)
* daughter of Sidney Arthur ORCHARD & Gertrude HOWARD. Her father, Sydney Arthur Orchard (1875-1947) played eight matches for the All Blacks in 1896 and 1897 and was also a New Zealand cricketer. In 19091910 he took a hat-trick for the Canterbury Wizards against the Auckland Aces in Auckland. His great-grandson Mark Orchard plays for the Northern Districts Knights

1930 Edmund Frank Holdsworth + Gertrude 'Gert' LORY (1909-2005)
* daughter of Richard Humphrey LORY & Agnes Jane CRAIG
* they had 5 known children
* Edmund & Gert are buried at Taruheru cemetery, Gisborne

1938 Alfred William Holdsworth + Gladys Morton FINCH (1911-2001)
* daughter of William John FINCH & Vera Rose KELLY


the HOLDSWORTH BRIDES 1863 - 1930

PHOTO
GRAVE of Bertie & Jeanie Holdsworth
, Palmerston North

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on 2010-08-29 09:03:48

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by ngairedith on 2013-09-14 12:03:56

grooms updated today due to a request for further information on Charles & Bernard, brides will be updated soon

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