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the GRACE buried in Clareville, Carterton

Journal by ngairedith

JOHN CHARLES GRACE (1807-1886) was born 27 December 1807 in
Newcastle Upon Tyne
- he died 15 May 1886 in New Zealand & is buried in St James, Lower Hutt

- he married in December 1835 to:

- Anna died 23 Oct 1886, 5 months after him and is buried at St James, Lower Hutt

the children of JOHN & ANNA were all born in England. The family emigrated to New Zealand on the NORTHFLEET which left London 17 Sept 1853, arriving in Wellington 14 Dec 1853. They settled first in Wainuiomata

the children of JOHN & ANNA

... 1
1837 - 1877 Anna Maria Grace
- Anna didn't marry
- she died at her sister Mary Frances's home aged 40
- she is buried in St James, Lower Hutt with her parents

... 2
1838 - 1890 John Leybourne Grace
- John may not have married
- on the Wainuiomta Setters Roll he was a Sheep Farmer & Grazier 1855-1887 & a Member Coroner's Jury in 1870
- he died 11th November 1890 aged 52
- buried PLOT 88, BLOCK NEW UNSEC at Clareville cemetery, Carterton

... 3
1840 - 1905 Nathaniel GRACE
- Nathaniel married Emily MAHUPUKU (1872-1940) in 1895
- in 1897 he was a Grazier on the Wainuiomata Setterls Roll
their only child, John Leybourne Grace, was born 4 November 1895
- John served in WWI as Trooper 11/264
* Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
* Next of Kin: Mrs Emily Grace (mother), Carterton
* Marital Status: Single
* Enlistment Address: Ngakonui, Martinborough
* Military District: Wellington
* Body on Embarkation: Main Body
* Embarkation Unit: Wellington Mounted Rifles
* Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
* Place of Embarkation: Wellington
* Transport: HMNZT 6 OR HMNZT 10
* Vessel: Orari or Arawa
* Destination: Suez,Egypt (3 December 1914)
* Campaign: Gallipoli
* Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
* Cause of Death Killed in action
* Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
* Date of Death: 30 May 1915
* Age at Death: 19
* Memorial Name: Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
* Memorial Reference Panel 72
OBITUARY (as at John's link above)
... "Trooper John Leybourne Grace, of the Wairarapa Mounted Rifles, who was killed in action on May 31, was the only son of the late Mr. Nathaniel Grace, of Gladstone, and also of Wainuiomata, and grandson of the late Mr. John Grace, of Wainuiomata. Deceased, who was a splendid specimen of young New Zealand manhood, would have been 20 years of age next November."
NATHANIEL died 1st January 1905 aged 65
- (9 years before John left for war)
- he is buried PLOT 87, BLOCK NEW UNSEC at Clareville cemetery, Carterton
- his wife Emily remarried in 1916 to James LAURENSON

... 4
1841 - 1916 Thomas Grace
- Thomas was a Sheep Farmer/Grazier on the 1883-1892 Wainuiomata Settlers Roll
- he died aged 75
- he is buried in PLOT 182 C, SECTION CH ENG2 at Karori Cemetery, Wellington

... 5
1842 - 1926 Elizabeth Grace
- Elizabeth married Charles Welby JACKSON (1840-1926) in St James, Lower Hutt on 27 Dec 1866
- their known children (possibly others)
1868 - 1884 Honoria Anne Maria Jackson
1869 - Mary Emily Jackson
1870 - Louisa Jackson
1872 - 1957 John Keith Jackson
1875 - unnamed Jackson
1878 - 1965 William Alfred jackson
1881 - Lilian Mary Jackson
1883 - 1974 Sydney Leybourne Jackson
1888 - 1974 Gordon Francis Welby Jackson
- Charles was on the Wainuiomata Setters Roll as a Sheep Farmer 1878-1879
- Elizabeth died 2 June 1926 and is buried PLOT 182 C, SECTION CH ENG2 at Karori Wellington

... 6
1845 - 1932 William Arthur Grace
- William was on the Wainuiomata Setters Roll as a Grazier 1881 & 1897
- he married Clara Lily EGLINTON in 1898
- their known children:
1900 - 1977 William James Eglinton Vernon Grace
1903 - Clara Minnie Eunice Grace
- Clara married Ralph Barclay Senior Partridge (1894-1949) in 1924
1904 - 1984 Hubert Wilfrid Douglas Grace
- William died 12 July 1932 aged 86
- he was cremated at Karori Cemetery, Wellington

... 7
1848 - 1921 Mary Frances Grace
- Mary married Alfred George BERTIE-WILLOUGHBY (1837-1879) 6 June 1868 at St James, Lower Hutt
- 1 known child at this time:
1874 - Nathaniel Leonard Leybourne Bertie-Willoughby
ALFRED died 20 January 1879 aged 42
- he was buried PLOT 603, SECTION C of E at Bolton St Cemetery Wellington
MARY died 5 August 1921 aged 73
- she is buried PLOT 182 C, SECTION CH ENG2 at Karori Cemetery, Wellington

JOHN LEYBOURNE GRACE 1895 - 1915 ...
- click link at his name

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by jtjchch on 2011-10-13 04:11:30

Good evening
John's second name is actually Leybourne, his mother Anna Maria's surname

by neich on 2012-11-20 23:02:24

Anyone wishing for the photographs of the graves at Clareville please get in touch, often visit this actual plot. am in touch with the UK family as well. there was a lovely write up in a recent newspaper in Masterton on this family. Nov. 2012.
also the name on the War Memorial here in Carterton.

by neich on 2012-12-26 02:27:32

I also have more on the family in Wainuiomata and Gladstone plus... have been in touch with English side of the family as well.

by neich on 2015-02-27 19:11:17

Trooper John Leybourne Grace is also on Greytown memorial gates. Carterton Council made an error with spelling of Leybourne, its been corrected. I have a photograph of Dead Mans Penny off John Leybourne Grace, the actual item was donated to Aratoi Museum in Masterton, and I was given permission to photograph it.. James Laurenson who married Emily is buried we believe at Terrace End Cemetery Palmerston North, died 1939, he was an accountant in Carterton. quite a few of this surname buried there. Jackson grave at Clareville is a big one...also connected to the family..

by neich on 2015-12-12 22:47:27

at Clareville Cemetery we have a JACKSON plot, its quite large. not too far from the Grace plot. I have a newspaper cutting which is worth reading about how Masterton managed to get the Dead Man's Penny, it was found in a desk which was bought by a lady from Masterton up in Tauranga in antique shop, on getting the desk home, she looked at it, and found his piece of history, for John Leybourne Grace... wonderful.. Am in touch with English relatives for the Grace family. Would like to be in touch with family either Grace and or Jackson please if possible.. thank you. Neich

by ngairedith on 2015-12-13 10:18:49

that's awesome neich
good luck with finding some family

by neich on 2017-11-10 01:23:42

GRACE. now this week, I managed to get a copy of Land Barons... it states in it about the GRACE family not being related to the EGLINTON its another GRACE family to confuse anyone!

The Land Barons of Wainuiomata by Gavin Wallace. Wainuiomata Historical Museum Society, makes very interesting reading.. friend from the said Society bought it up for me, so showed her the GRACE plot at Clareville Cemetery! if you want one sent to you let me know its $25 plus p & P but that is only to NZ!

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