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George Lynch Darby GOLDFINCH + Mary FUTTER - Pauatahanui

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George Lynch Darby GOLDFINCH (1822-1904)
was born in Dover, Kent to Thomas GOLDFINCH & Lucy DARBY
George emigrated to Sydney Australia from Dover on the 'STEADFAST' in 1848 and the following year moved to Wellington on the 'Sir CHARLES FORBES' which left Sydney 28 July 1849

Mary FUTTER (1832-1908)
was born Richmond-on-Thames, England to James FUTTER & Frances FORD who emigrated into Wellington 17 march 1841 on the LADY NUGENT

GEORGE & MARY married on Christmas Day 1850 in St Pauls Church, Wellington
they had 15 children:
... 1
1852 - 1895 John Matthew Goldfinch
John married Mary Elizabeth QUILTY (1851-1933) 22 June 1875 in Wellington
(Mary was from Adelaide, Australia)
- they had 7 known children
* 1876 - Alice Theresa Goldfinch
* 1877 - Arthur Lynch Goldfinch
* 1879 - Olive Goldfinch
* 1881 - Percy John Goldfinch
* 1882 - Eva Goldfinch
* 1884 - Leslie Goldfinch
* 1886 - Nellie Goldfinch
John died in Wellington 21 Feb 1895 aged 43
Mary Elizabeth died 25 October 1933 aged 82
- they are buried Plot 1816, Section C of E at Bolton Street cemetery

... 2
1853 - 1853 unknown Goldfinch
infant died aged 2 weeks in Wellington
- burial not found

... 3
1853 - 1929 Alice Goldfinch
Alice married John GALLOWAY (1846-1924) 5 Nov 1870 in St Paul's, Wellington
(brother of Henry Galloway who married her sister Ruth)
- they had 8 known children
* 1871 - James Galloway
* 1872 - Alice Galloway
* 1874 - Mary Ann Galloway
* 1876 - David Galloway
* 1877 - Arthur Galloway
* 1879 - Alexander Galloway
* 1880 - Harold Galloway
* 1883 - John Douglas Galloway
John died in Dannevirke 30 Dec 1924 aged 78
Alice died in Dannevirke 5 June 1929 aged 75
- they are buried Plots 21 & 22, Block P at Mangatera cemetery

... 4
1856 - 1933 George James Goldfinch
George married Catherine 'Kate' NASH (1851-1933) 10 Oct 1876 in Wellington
- they had 7 known children
* 1877 - George James Goldfinch
* 1878 - Albert Goldfinch
* 1880 - Esther Sarah Mary Goldfinch
* 1881 - Charles Henry Goldfinch
* 1883 - Patrick William Goldfinch
* 1885 - Percy John Goldfinch
* 1888 - Rose Hannah Goldfinch
George died in Woodville 25 Feb 1933 aged 76
Kate died 5 months later on 3 July 1933 aged 82
- they are buried Grave 49, Block 18 at Old Gorge cemetery

... 5
1858 - 1906 Arthur Goldfinch
Arthur married Helen Mary JUDGE 7 Dec 1881 in Wellington
- they had 6 known children
* 1883 - Annie Louisa Goldfinch
* 1884 - Alfred John Goldfinch
* 1886 - Jessie Mary Goldfinch
* 1889 - Elsie Evalene Goldfinch
* 1891 - Ida May Goldfinch
* 1893 - Raymond George Goldfinch
Arthur died in Feilding 21 Jan 1906 aged 48
Helen died 28 January 1949 aged 87
- they are buried Plot 503, Row 96, Block 2 at Feilding cemetery

... 6
1859 - 1927 Adolph Goldfinch
Adolf married Mary Edith ROBINSON (nee DOAK 1861-1944) in 1878 in Feilding
- they had 11 known children
* 1879 - 1942 Arthur Sidney Goldfinch
* 1881 - 1945 Leonard William Goldfinch
* 1883 - 1884 John Vivian Goldfinch (aged 7 months)
* 1885 - 1931 Edith Mary Goldfinch
* 1888 - 1966 Paul Goldfinch
* 1890 - 1974 Phoebe Estella Goldfinch
* 1895 - 1940 Victor Goldfinch (twin)
* 1895 - 1907 Lucy Goldfinch (twin)
* 1899 - 1899 Adolph Goldfinch (twin - died aged 8 weeks)
* 1899 - 1979 Mary Goldfinch (twin)
* 1902 - 1975 Clifford Harry Futter Goldfinch (died Nelson)
he next married Mary Tremain DAY 1906
- they had 2 known children
* 1907 - 1907 Adolph Day Goldfinch (born Ohingaiti, died aged 8 months)
* 1908 - 1980 Clifford Goldfinch
Adolph next married Ann Louisa MOORE 15 Jan 1917 in Taumarunui
- they had 3 known children
* 1912 - 1951 James Patrick Goldfinch
* 1913 - 1984 Arthur Goldfinch
* 1915 - 1985 Eileen GOldfinch
Adolph died in Owhango (Taumarunui) 3 June 1927 aged 67
- he is buried SOLD1-E-210 at Hamilton East Cemetery

... 7
1861 - 1926 Lucy Goldfinch
Lucy married Duncan BELL (1858-1918) 25 July 1885 in Christchurch
they had 3 known children:
* 1886 - Duncan Alexander Bell
* 1887 - Arthur Leonard Bell
* 1897 - Susan Bell
Duncan died in Palmerston North 11 July 1918 aged 60
Lucy died in Utuwai, (near Apiti, northern Manawatu) 5 July 1926 aged 64
- they are buried Plot 44, Block 29A at Terrace End cemetery

... 8
1863 - 1949 Annie Goldfinch
Annie married Harold 'Harry' JACKSON 20 June 1889 (a day before her 20th birthday)
- they had 5 known children
* 1890 - 1965 Gladys Olive Jackson (not married)
* 1892 - 1968 Eva Adele Jackson (+ James Mitchell Hawkins 1915)
* 1893 - 1977 George Norman Jackson (+ Doris Dolores Algar 1915)
* 1895 - 1959 Ernest Tinsley Jackson (+ Mary Jane Hall Dorant 1919)
* 1903 - Harry Basil Bernard Jackson (+ Ursula Emily Bear 1929)
Annie died 7 September 1949 aged 86

... 9
1864 - 1931 Ruth Goldfinch
Ruth had a son in 1884, William Ernest Goldfinch
Ruth married Henry GALLOWAY (1861-1947) 26 January 1885
(brother of John Galloway who married her sister Alice)
- they had 7 known children
* 1885 - Henry Ronald Galloway
* 1887 - Grace Galloway (+ Richard Young 1913)
* 1889 - 1960 Ethel Eva Galloway (+ Southern Handley 1908)
* 1893 - 1979 Winifred Evelyne Galloway (+ Edward Charles Elton 1918)
* 1901 - 1902 Mildred Jean Galloway (aged 1)
* 1904 - Edith Linda Jean Galloway (+ Arthur Gerard Schaef 1924)
* 1906 - 1982 Gordon Wallace Galloway
Ruth died 1 Dec 1931 aged 67
Henry died 8 Oct 1947 aged 86 in the Hutt Valley
- he is buried at Pauatahanui

... 10
1866 - 1944 Alfred Darby Goldfinch
Alfred married Minnie EGGLETON (1889-1941) in 1889
- they had 7 known children
* 1890 - 1988 Frances Amy Goldfinch (+ Angus Blenner Cameron 1921)
* 1891 - 1974 Adolph Lynch Goldfinch
* 1893 - 1947 Clement Alfred Stanley Goldfinch
* 1896 - 1970 Ruth Holdsworth Goldfinch (+Roland Abergatha Noah Mudgway)
* 1899 - 1978 Gordon Raymond Goldfinch
* 1901 - 1975 Clifford Harry Futter Goldfinch
* 1909 - 1982 Arthur Stafford Goldfinch
Minnie died 12 March 1941 in Wellington aged 72
Alfred died in Wellington 29 July 1944 aged 78
- they are buried Plot 243 F, PUBLIC3 at Karori cemetery

... 11
1867 - 1937 Henry Goldfinch
Henry married Eva HOARE (1871-1953) 9 Dec 1894 in Ashburton
Henry died in Australia 19 June 1937 aged 70

... 12
1868 - 1923 Eva Goldfinch
Eva married William John MELLES (1861-1917) 23 Jan 1892 in Palmerston North
- they had 6 known children
* 1892 - 1969 Eveline Melles (not married)
* 1894 - 1986 Alexander George Melles
* 1896 - William John Melles
* 1898 - 1963 Leonard Melles
* 1902 - 1984 Vera Olive Melles (+ Arnold Bathurst Exton 1931)
William died 10 August 1917 aged 56 in Palmerston North
Eva died 11 Sep 1923 in Palmerston North aged 54
- they are buried Plot 9, Block 52 at Terrace End

... 13
1870 - 1943 Laura Estelle Goldfinch
Laura married Alfred John COBB (1869-1962) 23 Jan 1892 in Palmerston North
- they had 8 known children
* 1893 - 1893 Alfred Leonard Goldfinch Cobb (aged 10 months)
* 1894 - 1977 Harry Clarence Cobb (+ Dulcie Clara Sharpe 1917 + Ethel May Atkinson 1921)
* 1897 - 1917 George Lynch Darby Cobb
- Private 3/2544 with the NZ Medical Corps on the HS Marama, was washed off the hospital ship Marama during a storm between Durban and Cape Town, South Africa en route from New Zealand and was never seen again
* 1898 - 1954 Alfred Leonard Cobb (+ Doris Barnett 1929)
* 1900 - Grace Victoria Cobb (+ William John Main 1922)
* 1901 - 1952 Robert Edward Cobb
* 1905 - 1961 George Cobb (+ Evelyn May Mayer 1928)
* 1908 - 1993 Ila Mavis Jean Cobb (+ George Craig Palmer 1928)
Laura died 3 November 1943 aged 73

... 14
1872 - 1957 Susan Elsie Goldfinch
Susan married Arthur John THORBURN (1859-1927) 14 Sep 1891 in Feilding
- they had 10 known children
* 1892 - 1967 Mary Florence Thorburn (+ Arthur John Mills 1912)
* 1893 - George Goldfinch Thorburn
* 1895 - 1895 Georgina Elsie Thorburn (aged 6 months)
* 1896 - 1938 Arthur Ronald Thorburn (+ Elsie Ware 1923)
* 1897 - 1960 Charles Price Thorburn (+ Minnie Davies 1927)
* 1898 - Reginald 'Reggie' Hunter Thorburn (+ Nellie Marie Hargreaves 1926)
* 1901 - 1984 Doris Elsie Thorburn (+ Frederick John Duckworth 1920)
* 1902 - Donald Cyril Thorburn
* 1904 - 1990 Wallace Gordon Thorburn
* 1906 - Nellie Margarette Victoria Thorburn
Manawatu Standard, 7 March 1907 DIVORCE - Susan Elsie Thorburn v Arthur John Thorburn. Application for dissolution of marriage on the grounds of habitual drunkenness and cruelty. No defence was filed. Petitioner said she married to respondent in 1891 and there were nine children of the marriage. Respondent for years past had been drunk nearly every day of the week except Sunday and petitioner with her family had been kept for years by her own family, respondent, owing to his excesses, not being able to maintain her. He had met with accidents and was at present in gaol for damaging property at petitioner's mother's house where she (petitioner) was living. Instances of cruelty were detailed by petitioner, who said respondent had also threatened to shoot her. She asked for the custody of the children. Corroborative evidence was given by Alf Goldfinch, brother of petitioner, as to respondent's drinking habits and his inability to maintain his wife and family. Decree nisi granted to be made absolute in three months. Custody of the children was granted petitioner
Susan next married Albert Woodland WESTON in 1909 in Feilding
- they had 2 known children
* 1911 - 1982 Roy Woodland Weston
* 1913 - 1999 Rona Winifred Weston (+ Milne)
Susan died in 1957 aged 85

... 15
1873 - 1873 Charles James Goldfinch
Charles died in Pauatahanui 1873 aged 18 days


George Lynch Darby Goldfinch died 7 April 1904 in Palmerston North
Mary Goldfinch died 10 July 1908 in Palmerston North
they are buried together in Plot 14, Block 23 at Terrace End

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