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Looking for any any information please on the Verrall family/Trendall families.
Looking for any information on Albert EDWARD Trendall=[1868-1950.
It is believed that the family[Trendall family came from Australia] but at some point came to
New Zealand, as it is believed[not verified]that Albert married a New Zealand lass by the name of
Annie Caroline Verrall.
The Verralls are originally from England and came to New Zealand at some point.
William Verrall is the possible father to Alfred Verrall who was born in England
Alfred is said to have left England in 1865 from Gravesend,kENT i think.
Is there a possibilty that Alfred had siblings,if so who are they?
Albert is another person of great interest and i cant seem to find any information on them at all.
There are some questions .Did Albert and Annie have any children if so how man?

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by ngairedith on 2014-03-08 23:34:18

hi Blaze,
Edward Albert TRENDALL (1868-1950) married Annie Caroline VERRALL (1871-1948) on 20 Sep 1905. Only one child found at this time:
1909 - 1998 Margaret Alberta Trendall
- Margaret married Bertie Lawrence KERR (1898-1983) in 1931

by ngairedith on 2014-03-08 23:52:27

there was a printing firm in Upper Pitt-street, Auckland named 'Trendall Brothers' of which there was an Edward and an Arthur Walter. Their father was Ephraim Trendall.

* Annie Caroline Trendall's ashes were scattered from Waikunete, Auckland
* one of the Trendall Brothers, Arthur Walter Trendall, a single man aged 26 (born 1872) is buried at Waikumete

* The father of the 'Trendall Brothers', Ephraim Trendall (1840-1906) is buried:
Block E, Row 56, Plot 28 at Purewa cemetery, Auckland

* John Trendall (1865-1912) is buried:
Block E, Row 56, Plot 27

* 'your' Edward Albert Trendall (1868-1950) is buried:
Block E, Row 56, Plot 31 at Purewa
(Of note his religion is listed as Unitarian)

* Henry Trendall (1870-1948) is buried:
Block E, Row 56, Plot 28

* George William Trendall (1880-1932) is buried:
Block E, Row 56, Plot 27

Bertie Lawrence & Margaret Alberta Kerr are buried:
Block X, Row 40, Plot 34 at Purewa

by ngairedith on 2014-03-09 00:02:08

of interest...
Ephraim Trendall died in 1906
This article appeared in the Auckland Star, 22 February 1928
TRENDALL - On January 11, 1928, at Bournemouth, England, Louisa Elizabeth, widow of the late Ephraim Trendall, formerly of Auckland, beloved mother of Messrs G. and H. Trendall, Bournemouth, and E. A. Trendall, Wallace Street, Herne Bay, Auckland; aged 82 years

*G and H Trendall obviously returned to NZ as per their burials above

by ngairedith on 2014-03-09 00:33:25

some NOTES for you

* Bertie Lawrence Kerr was the son of Archibald KERR & Ada Bella WARD

* Edward Albert Trendall was in London in 1897. He left London 11 Dec 1897 on the s.s. Tongariro booked in to Auckland

Auckland Star, 4 September 1909
TRENDALL - On August 29, at their residence 47 MacKelvie Street, Grey Lynn, to Mr and Mrs E. A. Trendall, a daughter

Auckland Star, 2 September 1930
A party was given by Mr and Mrs E. A. Trendall, of Herne Bay, on Saturday, to celebrate the coming of age of their daughter, Margaret. Competitions and games were a feature of the evening, prize winners being Misses C. Kelly, P. Bonner and R. Pinson and Messrs K. Pinson and E. Halsted. Recitations were given by Master Billie Dutton; violin solos by Mr Bert Kerr; songs by Miss Esma Pinson, Messrs D. Kerr, A. Wright and L. Perry and a pianoforte solo by Miss M. Trendall. Bowls of daffodils and Iceland poppies made a pretty decoration in the music room. Mrs Trendall received, wearing apricot silk with lace overdress and lace coatee to match. Miss Margaret Trendall wore a frock of Lido blue crepe de chine. Among those present were:- Mesdames Chas. Dutton, A. Kerr, D. Kerr, A. Wright; Misses E. Pinson, L. Wade, C. Kelly, K. Jenkins, E. Blakey, R. Pinson and P. Bonner

* The Pinson's relationship to the Trendall's:
George Henry PINSON married Bella KERR in 1903 & their known children:
1904 - Mona Maclean Pinson
1905 - Ruth Constance Pinson
1906 - Esma Beryl Pinson
1909 - Myra Beatrice Pinson
1911 - Kelvin Oswald Pinson
1913 - Percy Randolph Pinson

Auckland Star, 19 January 1932
Mr and Mrs E. A. Trendall, of Herne Bay, have just returned from a holiday motor trip. They went as far north as Manganui and Ninety-Mile Beach, returning through the Waipoua Forest, Dargaville and Helensville

by ngairedith on 2014-03-09 01:58:02

this will be of great interest to you and should make some of your research a little easier ...

a marriage notice in the New Zealand Herald, 7 Oct 1905
TRENDALL - VERRALL - On September 20, 1905. at the Unitarian Church, Pnsonby Road, by the Rev. W. Jollie, B.A., Edward Albert Trendall to Annie Hyder Verrall, both of Auckland

This means that Annie Caroline Verrall was also known as Annie Hyder Verrall

Annie HYDER Verrall was very well known in 'music circles'
She studied music in Sydney and later opened a 'ladies school'there
She was a teacher of Pianoforte and Theory at Rose Road, Surrey Hills and 83 Symonds street Auckland in 1897
She taught music to the Auckland Unitarian Church Sunday School children in 1901
Many of her pupils passed Trinity College of London examinations

If you scroll to the end of this page you will find a photo and short bio of her, which reads:
... VERRALL, MISS A. HYDER Teacher of Pianoforte and Theory, Ponsonby Road, Auckland. Although the city of the north is the birthplace of Miss Verrall and where her primary education was received, she received her musical instruction mainly in Sydney, for some years studying under Professor Roberts, Miss Walker, and others. Upon leaving the Sydney High School, and passing her Trinity examinations in theory, and two of the local examinations, she established a ladies' school with a large circle of pupils both in city and suburbs. On returning to Auckland to resume her profession, she brought testimonials speaking highly of her as a most painstaking teacher and thoroughly accomplished musician. After her return Miss Verrall entered the University course under Herr Schmitt, and in 1897 she gained the Glasgow Silver Medal. In 1898 she passed the final examinations for the degree of Associate of Music.

by ngairedith on 2014-03-09 03:03:34

Alfred VERRALL (1839-1889) was born in St Pancras, Middlesex, England to John Hyder VERRALL (1806-1882) & Sarah SMITH. He married Margaret Caroline McGregor DURHAM (1837-1919) in Auckland 25 January 1870
their known children:
* 1870 - 1948 Annie Caroline Verrall (as above)
* 1872 - 1944 Alfred John Hyder Verrall
- Alfred was a Coach builder (just like his father's father). He married Elizabeth Frances ARSCOTT (1879-1963) in 1907. A daughter of William Edward ARSCOTT & Eliza Jane NEELY. They lived in Northland: Marsden, Whangarei, Bay of Islands.
Northern Advocate, 1 June 1912
Notice is hereby given that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned Alfred John Hyder Verrall and George Arscott (a brother of Elizabeth) carrying on business at Whangarei as Coachbuilders under the style or firm of Verrall and Arscott was on the 31st day of May, 1912, dissolved by mutual consent.
He was in Whangarei when called to serve with the Second Division in January 1918. He died aged 72 in Kawakawa. His widow Elizabeth moved down to Otahuhu, Auckland and was living with Frederick Charles (1908-1985) & Iris Louise (1908-1999 nee Sergeant) WEBB 1946-1949. Do not know their connection at this time.

* Alfred Verrall (apparently) died in 1889 in Sydney, NSW
* Margaret Caroline McGregor Verrall died in 1919 in Auckland
their burials not yet found

William Hyder Verrall (1840-1889) was born in London. He was a Carpenter & builder in Auckland in 1872 & when sued he used the name William Hyder. He married Rebecca HEWITT (1851-1919) in Wellington Terrace 19 April 1879. He is buried in Bolton street Wellington. Rebecca is buried at Karori

The name 'Hyder' goes way back in this family and I imagine that there will be connections with all those named Hyer Verrall

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