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the PHYSICK family in New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

A timeline for the PHYSICKs in New Zealand

1848 Charles Physick is born at Tavistock, Devonshire, England

1874 on 20 June at Lyttelton, Charles Physick arrived from London on the 1st direct steamship ATRATO aged 25 (a labourer from Devonshire

1879 on the 12 July in Christchurch, Charles Physick is fined 6, (equivalent in 2010 to $882) or 6 months imprisonment, for knocking down Philip GEAR and breaking his leg in a violent assault in the Garrick Hotel

1882 Charles Physick married Norah Mary Phyfiline Josephine MURPHY in Ashburton

1883 birth of Charles Physick to Charles & Norah Physick

1883 in November, E. Physick had a bay norse 'Bikou' omitted from the nominations for the Trots at Heathcote Races

1884 in June, the Lower Heatcote Racing Club paid C. Physick 9 10s (equivalent in June 2010 to $1,490)
- Heathcote Canterbury

1885 birth of John Russell Physick to Charles & Norah Physick

1887 birth of Mary Ann Physick to Charles & Norah Physick

1890 in February Charles was charged with obscene language and assaulting his wife Norah at their home in Tancred St, Ashburton. He was imprisoned for 2 months

1890 Charles Physick was in the Royal Hotel in Ashburton

1892 in September Charles was living at 72 Courtney Place Wellington and had a bay Cob for sale that was 'thoroughly quiet having been ridden and driven by a lady'

1893 in December in Wellington Charles was ordered to contribute 10s per week towards the support of his three children

1894 in May Charles was arrested by Mounted Constable HEALY on a warrant charged with threatening behavious to his wife

1894 in November their 10 year old son, John Physick, whose parents lived in Adelaide road Wellington, was sent to Hospital with a broken leg from falling out of a tree

1895 in March Charles was ordered to pay his wife 10s a week

1895 in July 3 boys, James WILLIAMSON, Charles PHYSICK & Barton YOUNG were arrested by Constabe KELLY and charged with breaking into the shop of Joe WAY of Adelaide Rd, Wellington and stealing a quantity of cigars, cigarettes, cigarette papers and 6s in coppers. Williamson was sent to Burnham Industrial Schol and Physick to St Mary's in Nelson. Young was deferred

1895 in July Charles was given one months imprisonment for disobeying an order of the Court

1896 in August a warrant was ordered to be issued against Charle Physick for failure to comply with the order of the Court to support his wife

1896 in November Charles was remanded on a charge of failing to support his wife

1898 in October 2 boys, Harry Adams & John Physick (now 13) were charged with having stolen a purse containing 3 ($493 in 2010) the property of Ellen Taylor. Adams was remanded for 2 months and John was ordered to be sent to the Burnham Industrial School (a school in Christchurch for neglected or delinquent children)

1898 in November a maintenance case was adjourned while Charles and his wife got medical certificates as to the state of their health

1899 in February in Wellington Magistrates Court Charles Physick was sentenced to 14 days hard labour for failing to comply with an order for the support of his wife

1899 in June Charles was ordered to pay within one week the arrears due by him to his wife or undergo one month's imprisonment

1900 in July Charles was sentenced to 2 months imprisonment for disobeyance of an order to contribute 5s a week towards the support of his wife, the order to be defendant pays 2 on Monday and thereafter 10s a week until 10 10s ($1,692 in 2010) of arrears are paid off

1900 in August Charles was charged for having carried on business as a hawker without a license

1902 in October Charles was fined 10s for failing to stop his car for a constable's signal

1903 on 5 May in Wellington, Henry Burton was charged with common assaut on Charles Physick causing actual bodily harm, the principle injury being a scalp wound that reached to the bone. The trouble started when Burton ejected Charles's furniture - sentenced was deferred

1903 in April at the Hutt Valley Racing Club Easter meeting held at Trentham, H. Physick's 'Sinbad the Sailor' was beaten by 'Pelorus Yet'

1907 Charles & Norah Physick's daughter Mary Ann marries Thomas FLAWS

1911 in March J. Physick was a competitor in the annual Motor Cycle Reliability Trial held over a course from Wellington to Wanganui over the Paekakariki Hill

1913 John Russell Physick married Emily ALLEN
- Emily was born in 1888, 1 of 8 children to George ALLEN & Annie BARNES

1913 in September Charles Physick was charged with ill treatment of a horse

1914 in May Charles won 10s in the Havelock Tobacco Competition. He was living in 26 Lorne St, Te Aro, Wellington

1916 in August Charles was fined 5s, with costs 7s, for leaving a cart unattended in the street

1917 in February John Russell Physick was charged (and dismissed) with causing a horse to work when it was unfit to do so. HIs 14 year old driver, Frederick JOHNSON was also charged and deferred

1917 in May a Charles Physicks was a taxi proprietor of 14 Jacobs Place when he was 1 of 8530 men called up for Military Service from among the 7th ballot members of the First Division of the NZEF in the 31st Reinforcements

1917 in September a serious motor car accident resulted in injuries to 5 men and completely wrecking the new car. It occurred at the Hutt road about 10pm. The 5 men were: H. VILE, P. McLEOD, (sent to hospital) and PHYSICK, GAMBLE & STEWART. They wer returning from the Hutt and on approaching Ngahauranga one of the back tyres blew off with the result that the car practically somersaulted

1917 in September John was advertising for an experienced Bread Baker, offering good wages to a good man. To apply at 494 Adelaide Rd, Berthampore, Wellington

1917 in December John of 494 Adelaide Rd, Berthampore, Wellington was selling a splendid gelding, very quiet and reliable; fast and stylish

1918 in July in Wellington, John Physick & Frederick William Meyer (both bakers) were in court for selling underweight bread - he was fined 3 ($293 in 2010). Also that month the increase in a loaf of bread was approved by the Board of Trade. A 2lb (907gm) loaf went up by a halfpenny to 5d in the shop and 5d delivered

1919 in March John Physick (of Wellington) won 1st prize with his wholemeal bread at the 4th annual Dominion exhibition promoted by Canterbury bakers and pastrcooks held in Christchurch

1919 in August 1919, John Russell Physick was a baker, and in trouble for employing an 11 year old

1920 in August Charles lost a Benzine Tank Cap in the vicinity of Jervois Quay Central Wellington. A reward was offered if returned to the Taxi stand in Lambton quay

1920 in November in an undefended civil case Lilian Lane v Charles Physick, judgement went to Lilian LANE for possession of chattels

1921 in February the Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society Ltd replaced the Policy No 203634 on the life of John Russell Physick of Wellington who alleged it lost

1922 in March Henry Robert SMITH stole 76 ($6,405 in 2010) from his employer John Russell Physick due to his gambling addiction

1923 in January John Physick, a grocer and baker, was charged with cruelty to a horse when his was found to be suffering from a broken shoulder

1923 on 22 May a young man named William John Herbert FRASER was charged with keeping 4 16s 3d, money meant for John Russell Physick of the Thorndon Bakery

1923 in September John Russell Physick advertised his bread as 100% pure, crisp and appetising. Bread with a capital B. Once eaten always eaten from his modern bakery at 324 Tinakori Rd Wellington, ph: 2989

1923 in October John Russell Physick declared bankruptcy owing 1906 9s ($167,277 in 2010). He said he commenced business in 1914, living in Hataitai and having a shop in Wadestown. He attributed his failure to dishonest employees

1925 death of Charles Physick on 1st July aged 75. He was a prominent trainer and owner of trotting horses. he rode te first Ashburton cup winner, Byjoe and trained Daddy Longlegs, the Grand national winner. He also trained the trotter Bismark. Before emigrating to NZ, Charles rode for Field-Marshal Lord French (then General French) in England

1927 Arthur Greatwood Physick married Elsie Myrtle McFERRAN
- Elsie was born in 1902 a daughter of James McFERRAN & Emily WELLINGTON

1927 in October John Russell Physick, formerly of Wellington but now of Masterton, Baker, applied for an unconditional Order of Discharge from Bankruptcy

1928 in September a J. Physick received his Tenderfoot badge at the St Matthew's No. 1 Scout Troop in Masterton

1930 in January in Wellington John Russell Physick applied for a release from Bankruptcy

1932 in October C. Physick was living in Masterton and was the owner/trainer of the Australian bred 3 year old bay colt 'Redfern'

1933 both Charles and John Physick were living in Masterton and owned horses and John Russell was the Preident of the Wairarapa coursing CLub
1942 in September Miss Physick took the 5th grade Basketball game when Thorndon v. Abelco

1944 in April the engagement was announced of Gladys Noeline Physick (1918-1982), only daughter of Mr & Mrs John Russell Physick of Karori, Wellington, to Percival James Kalman KING (1911-2002) of Christchurch

1945 in October Miss P Physick ws a member of the Hutt Ladies Military Band

1951 death of Emily Physick aged 62

1954 death of Charles Physick aged 71
- buried 9th June Plot CP, Row 7, Plan VIII at Archer St Masterton

1957 death of John Russell Physick aged 72

1964 death of Elsie Myrtle Physick aged 63

1971 death of Arthur Greatwood Physick aged 72
- buried Plot 5 V/5, Soldiers Section at Karori cemetery

1975 death of John Allen Physick aged 61

1988 death of Grace Elizabeth Victoria Physick aged 89
- cremated at Karori on 18 April 1988

2003 death of Randall Andrew Physick aged 80
- Randall was also a horse trainer and trained many winners

2009 death of Helen Physick aged 82

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