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the de CASTRO buried in Picton, Malborough

Journal by ngairedith

Reverend Charles Daniel de Castro was born in Knightsbridge, near London, in 1832

- Charles emigrated to New Zealand on the CORNWALL landing in Wellington on 13 August 1853

- he married Constantia/Constance SALISBURY of Middleton, Lancashire on 27th August 1853 in St Paul's Wellington
- Constantia emigrated on the Cornwall at the same time as Charles, with her brother Edward Lister/Lester Salisbury & their married sister Mary Ellen VYVYAN and her family
- Constantia died 11 months later in childbirth, (24th July 1854), at Apsley House Academy, Wellington (an elimentary school that Charles had established in their residence)

- he married Isabella KNOX (1833-1889) at the residence of William Waring TAYLOR (Isabella's brother-in-law) in Wellington in 1855 and they had *8 sons & 6 daughters
- Isabella was a daughter of Dr Frederick John Knox (1794-1873) & Margaret RUSSELL of Edinburgh Scotland (they died in Wellington)
- Isabella died aged 56 at Nairn St, Mt Cook, Wellington and is buried in Bolton St Memorial Park, Wellington wth her daughter Mary Elizabeth

- he married Amelia BULL (1844-1924) in 1890
- Amelia was a daughter of Mr. Edward Bull of Dublin, proprietor and publisher of The Warder newspaper

* the children of Charles & Isabell were:
1856-1909 Charles Samuel Knox de Castro
- married Elizabeth Hannah (Cis) PIKE (1873-1935) in 1909
- he died in Waikato Hospital and is buried in Waikumete, Auckland
1857-1945 Isabella Margaretde Castro
- married Thomas Sloan MORPETH in 1880, had 8 children
- died in Napier
1858-1876 Mary Elizabeth Knox de Castro
- died aged 18, buried in Bolton St Memorial Park, Wellington with her mother ISabella
1860-1876 Frederick Knox de Castro
- born in Wellington
- married Louisa Mary HYDE St Mark's, Wellington on 10-1-1884
- their children:
1884 Esther de Castro
1888 Gladys Rowena de Castro
1896 Cara Louise de Castro
- died 18 June 1876, buried Bolton Street Memorial Park, Wellington
1861-1943 William Waring Knox de Castro
- born in Tawa OR Porirua
- married Helen Ratcliffe 'Nellie' DIXON in 1886
- their children:
1887 Muriel Knox de Castro
1889 Alan Hirst de Castro
1893 Margaret Helen de Castro
1898 Keith Zeo de Castro
- William died in Blenheim
1863-???? Robert Knox de Castro
- born in Porirua
- Robert did not marry
- he lived his later life with his siter Helen & William Gladstone in Wairoa
1865-1905 Jane de Castro
- married John Joseph BOOTH 4-3-1891
- she died in America having lived there since her marriage
1867-1956 Arthur de Castro
- born in Porirua
- married Edith FLETCHER in a double wedding with her sister Emily Fletcher (to James William BLACK) at Wesley Church Taranaki in 1892
- they had a son Charles Baron Knox de Castro (1893-1972) who was born in Tawa, married Dorothy May HOLLAND of Sydney in St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Suva, Fiji and died in Napier
- other children not yet found
1868-1930 George Percival 'Percy' de Castro
- born in Kent Terrace, Wellington
- married Gertrude Margaret HYDE in Nelson 1896
- their children:
1898 Leopole Ransford de Castro
- Leopoled was a doctor. Lived in Te Kuiti for a time, cremated in Auckland - married Edith Mary KERR in 1925
1903 Inez de Castro
- married Raymond Dalrymple HUNTER in 1926
1906 Raye de Castro
- married Charles Stanley RENSHAW in 1933
1908 Meryl 'June' de Castro
- Percy died in Paeroa 8-6-19230 and was cremated in Auckland, his ashes in COLUMBARIUM NICHE WALL OLD Row D, Plot 15 at Waikumete
1868-1895 Helen de Castro
- born in Wellington
- married William GOLDSTONE in 1895
- their children:
1895 William Goldstone
1897-1968 Robert James Goldstone
- married Marian BAINBRIDGE in 1924
1903-1967 Louisa Keziah Helen Goldstone
- married Oswald George BIRRELL in 1926
1905-1978 Raymond Charles Goldstone
- married Elsie May DUNCAN in 1929
1871-1958 Inez de Castro
- born in Wellington
1873-1898 John Willis de Castro
- born in Wellington
1875-1902 Alfred Henry de Castro
- born in Wellington
1877-1906 Alice Maud Mary de Castro

Charles Daniel de Castro was the acting Chaplain of the Wellington Gaol
- he died on 23-6-1898 at Austin St, Mt Victoria, Wellington
- he is buried with his 3rd wife Amelia

A family tree for the de Castro family in New Zealand

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some of the de CASTRO descendants buried in Picton as at 1-11-2010:

Alfred Henry de Castro
- married Emma ADAMS in 1902
- died 1952 aged 77
- buried PLOT 61, BLOCK 7 at Omaka

Emma de Castro (nee ADAMS)
- married Alfred Henry de Castro in 1902
- died 1964 aged 92
- buried PLOT 62, BLOCK 7 at Omaka

Grace Anne de Castro (nee CHARTERS)
- married John Alfred Knox de Castro in 1930
- died 1971 aged 69
- buried PLOT 5, BLOCK CREM at Omaka
- buried with John

Helen Ratcliffe de Castro
- was married to William Waring de Castro (1862-1933)
- they lived in Invercargill for a time
- their known NZ children were:
1887 Muriel Knox de Castro
- married Albert Edward JACKSON in 1910
1889-1918 Alan Hirst de Castro
- Alan enlisted for WWI from Omakure, Motueka
- killed in action in Gallipoli
1893 Margaret Helen de Castro
- married Geoffrey Adrian REVELL in 1923
1898 Keith Zeo de Castro
- Helen died 1949 aged 84
- buried PLOT 29, BLOCK 14 at Omaka

John Alfred Knox de Castro
- spn of Alfred Henry & Emma de Castro
- married Grace Annie CHARTERS in 1920
- died 1989 aged 85
- buried PLOT 5, BLOCK CREM at Omaka with Grace

Marie Olive de Castro
- died 2006 aged 74
- buried PLOT 41, BLOCK 5 at Fairhall

Robert Knox de Castro
- died 1999 aged 68
- buried PLOT 42, BLOCK 5 at Fairhall

William de Castro
- died ? aged ?
- buried PLOT 57, BLOCK 26, No 3 Lawn at Omaka

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