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the WOODVILLE LICENSING COMMITTEE 1883 - 1909

the WOODVILLE LICENSING COMMITTEE 1883 -

9 JUNE 1883
... AT the meeting of the Woodville Licensing Committee on Tuesday last new licenses were granted to:
J. ALLARDICE - Dannevirke
Murdoch McKENZIE - Woodville
also renewals for Tahoraite and Woodville

5 March 1884
... There were seven candidates nominated for the Woodville Licensing Committee last Saturday, viz -
Charles HALL
Henry HAWKEN
J. SOWERY
J. HUTCHINS
A. S. WILLS
E. T. STURDY
W. CAMPBELL
Five of these, our Woodville correspondent writes, are on the temperance ticket, and it is probable that two will retire to save an election

14 March 1885
... Sir, kindly insert the result of the polling for licensing commissioners at the two booths nearest the Tamaki Hotel, which was closed last June by the teetotal commissioners. The first five names are those supported by people of moderate views, the last four are those who would close all houses. They have polled 13 votes, including a well-known parson, who, if he had voted in his own district (Woodville) they would have had a total of 8 votes. No voters were brought from outside the district. I am, &c., Moderate Drinker
NAME - TOTAL VOTES
HALL ... 48
CAMPBELL ... 47
COUPER ... 47
MONTEITH ... 47
SMITH ... 45
HAWKINS ... 5
RENDLE ... 2
WILLS ... 2
SOWERY ... 4

12 September 1885
... The quarterly meeting of the Woodville licensing district was held to-day (Thursday). Commissioners present -
C. HALL (Chairman), MONTEITH, CAMPBELL and SMITH. The transfer of the license of the Dannevirke Hotel was granted to FRANCES BADDELY, the widow of the late licensee.

8 March 1887
... Messrs, Norman CAMPBELL, Fred G. COWPER, Charles HALL, J. H. MONTEITH and Alex SMITH, were declared elected for the Woodville Licensing COmmittee to-day

9 June 1888
... At the Woodville District Licensing meeting, a renewal was granted to:
P. CRERAR, Tamaki
W. B. TATTERSALL, Kumeroa
A new license applied for by Mr HEWITT, Kumeroa, was refused

28 February 1889
... Mr Returning Officer JOHNSON attended at Tamaki to-day to receive nominations for the Woodville Licensing District.
The following gentlemen were proposed:
James LITTLE
Patrick Henry LYNCH
Alex. McDONALD
Alex SMITH
Mark WHITEHEAD
As the required number was five Mr Johnson declared the above gentlemen duly elected

9 May 1891
... The following were elected to-day to the Woodville Licensing committee without opposition:
P. H. LYNCH
A. McDONALD
John O'HOGAN
A. SMITH
James STORRIE

9 September 1893
... The quarterly meeting of the Woodville licensing committee was held yesterday, when the transfer to Mr W. RUDDICK, of the CLub Hotel, and to Mr J. MACKAY or the Masonic Hotel, were agreed to

17 March 1903
... The following have been nominated for the Woodville Licensing Committee:-
William H. HAWKINS
Donald MUNRO
Samuel BOLTON
Archibald STEWART
Valentine McKALICK
John HUGHES
James D. WILSON
Archibald McCORMICK
Andrew QUINLAN
John O'MEARA


5 June 1909
... The licensing meeting yesterday sat for six hours. The whole of the licenses in the district were renewed, with the exception of the Herbertville Hotel, which was adjourned for three months to allow of the transfer of the license. The Aohanga ferry accomodation license fee was raised form 5 to 20 (2012 equivalent of $3,100). A couple of licenses were severely warned re their person conduct.
The annual meetings for the future will be held at Pahiatua.
Before concluding, the chairman, Mr JAMES, S.M., very highly complimented Constable BROSNAHAN, Clerk to the Committee for the last eleven years, who is now retiring, on the splendid efficiency of his work

12 July 1909 - 1 month later Mr James S.M., (William Pattison James 1853-1909) is deceased
... The members of the Masterton legal profession and Justices of the Peace assembled in the Courthouse this morning in response, partly, to a suggestion from Mr C. C. GRAHAM, S.M., and also to a general desire among those who have had personal knowledge of the late S.M. to express their appreciation of the deceased and their sympathy with the bereaved family. There were present:- Messrs,
C. C. GRAHAM, S.M.
P. L. HOLLINGS (MAYOR of Masterton)
C. A. POWNALL
O. PRAGNELL
R. K. JACKSON
W. G. BEARD
A. R. BUNNY
W. G. HAND-NEWTON
D. K. LOGAN
H. C. ROBINSON
Dr TRIMBLE
Coleman PHILLIPS (Carterton)
and the following J.P.'s:- Messrs
E. G. ETON
R. BROWN
E. McEWEN
T. WAGG
Eli SMITH
M. CASELBERG
W. H. BEETHAM
M. C. O'CONNELL
J. A. PAULING
L. J. HOOPER
... read more here

Besides being Stipendiary magistrate, the late Mr W. P. James was chairman of the Wairarapa, Masterton, Pahiatua and Woodville Licensing Committees and District Coroner

the WOOFFINDIN on PECK of TAITA (includes New Zealand settlers)

the WOOFFINDIN on the tree as at 15th October 2010

1. Wooffindin, Alfred Stewart (1914 - 1998)
- married Catherine McLEOD 1941
- buried in Timaru

2. Wooffindin, Amelia Ada (1874 - 1946)
- born in Geraldine
- married Miles McINNES 1897 in Timaru

3. Wooffindin, Annie (b.1879)
- married Wiliam John CLARKE 1910

4. Wooffindin, Annie (1913 - 1913)
- born Rosewill, Canterbury - 14km NW of Timaru
- buried in Timaru

5. Wooffindin, Edith Mary (b.1910)
- married Wilson ESLER 1935

6. Wooffindin, Edward (1870 - 1950)
- died in Temuka

7. Wooffindin, Elsie May (1920 - 1978)
- married Munro CLELAND 1947

8. Wooffindin, Emmanuel (1828 - 1913)
- born in Notton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
- married Mary NURSE 1868
- buried Temuka

9. Wooffindin, Frederick Cecil Freme (1897 - 1974)
- born in Fairlie, Canterbury
- married Mavis GREGORY 1927 in Wellington
- buried in Hamilton

10. Wooffindin, Frederick James (1869 - 1955)
- married Martha FREME 1896 in Fairlie
- buried Waikumete

11. Wooffindin, Henry Freme (1899 - 1992)
- married May Vera EDMONDS 1925
- buried Awanui

12. Wooffindin, Herbert (1872 - 1934)
- married Florence CROZIER 1909
- buried Temuka

13. Wooffindin, Herbert George (1911 - 1974)
- married Jean LATIMER 1947
- died in TImaru

14. Wooffindin, Irene Florence (1917 - 1987)
- married George SANDREY 1940
- died in Rotorua

15. Wooffindin, Patricia (1929 - 1989)
- married Havland Emmanuel HARVEY 1953
- buried Feilding

16. Wooffindin, Peter Freme (b.1940)

17. Wooffindin, Raymond Francis (1918 - 1971)
- married Hilda Ruth GOULD
- buried Pleasant Point

18. Wooffindin, Rex Freme (b.1925)
- born in Martinborough

19. Wooffindin, Stewart David (1943 - 1986)
- married Ann Petual DODDS 1965
- buried Timaru

20. Wooffindin, William (1912 - 1912)
- buried TImaru

21. Wooffindin, William Cecil (1877 - 1954)

the WORBOYS on PECK of TAITA (includes New Zealand settlers)

the WORBOYS on the tree as at 15th October 2010

1. Worboys, Charles Henry (b.1874)

2. Worboys, Doris

3. Worboys, Gladys

4. Worboys, Harold

5. Worboys, John

6. Worboys, John Wesley, Reverend (1844 - 1908)
- born in London
- married Florence Jane RANSOM 1902 in Wellington
- buried in Karori

7. Worboys, Joseph Harrison (1866 - 1941)
- married Clara DENBY 1889 IN Otaio

the WORSLEY on PECK of TAITA (includes New Zealand settlers)

the WORSLEY on the tree as at 15th October 2010

1. Worsley, Charles Elliot Emery (1889 - 1959)

2. Worsley, Edward Albert

3. Worsley, Emily Ann (1876 - 1952)

4. Worsley, James Thomas (1850 - 1917)

5. Worsley, Maria

6. Worsley, Mary (1807 - 1864)

7. Worsley, Mary Ann (1852 - 1929)

8. Worsley, Mary Ellen (1875 - 1920)

9. Worsley, Maude Elizabeth (1882 - 1961)

10. Worsley, Percy James (b.1872)

11. Worsley, Sarah Jane (1855 - 1948)

12. Worsley, Thomas Edward Emery (1878 - 1917)

13. Worsley, William Daniel Emery (1880 - 1969)

the WORTHINGTON on PECK of TAITA (includes New Zealand settlers)

the WORTHINGTON on the tree as at 15th October 2010

1. Worthington, Ann (b.1773)

2. Worthington, Arthur James (b.1890)
- married cecilia Mary NEWSCOMBE 1914 in Australia

3. Worthington, Charles Woolley

4. Worthington, Elizabeth Winifred (b.1922)

5. Worthington, Lily Henrietta Anne (1884 - 1973)

6. Worthington, Stanley Ernest (b.1891)

7. Worthington, Tommy

the WRATT on PECK of TAITA (includes New Zealand settlers)

the WRATT on the tree as at 15th October 2010

1. Wratt, Ada Ann (b.1884)

2. Wratt, Ann (1824 - 1907)

3. Wratt, Arthur Laurence (b.1887)

4. Wratt, Arthur Robert (1863 - 1933)

5. Wratt, Doris Evelyn Estelle (1899 - 1993)

6. Wratt, Elizabeth Hannah

7. Wratt, Elsie (1893 - 1909)

8. Wratt, Elsie Agnes (1892 - 1892)

9. Wratt, Elsie Harriett (1896 - 1995)

10. Wratt, Emma Evaline (b.1890)

11. Wratt, Ernest George (1904 - 1904)

12. Wratt, George (1850 - 1942)

13. Wratt, George (1822 - 1871)
- married Hannah McARTHUR

14. Wratt, George Rasmus (1888 - 1957)

15. Wratt, Ivy May (b.1885)

16. Wratt, Jane (b.1847)

17. Wratt, John Godfrey (1890 - 1929)

18. Wratt, John McArthur (1853 - 1945)

19. Wratt, Katherine (1843 - 1914)

20. Wratt, Laurence William (1895 - 1896)

21. Wratt, Richard (1845 - 1925)

22. Wratt, Sarah Ann

23. Wratt, William (1826 - 1897)

the wreck of the CYRUS - Wellington 1874

Ship "Cyrus"
- under Powell ANDREWS


Date of Casualty : 7 Mar 1874
Name of Master : Powell ANDREWS
Age of Vessel : 6 years
Rig : Barque
Register Tonnage : 317
Number of Crew : 10
Number of Passengers : 3
Nature of Cargo : Ballast, 90 tons
Nature of Casualty : Stranded; total loss
Number of Lives Lost : 5
Place of Accident : Two and a half miles to the eastward
of Sinclair Head, Cook Strait
Wind Direction : SE
Wind Force : Strong breeze


Finding of Court of Inquiry
Master careless in navigation of his vessel. His certificate
suspended for twelve months. But as he endeavoured to do his
duty, was always at his post sober and steady, Court recommended
that first mate's certificate be granted to him during period
of suspension of his certificate as master.

* Jane Caroline WRIGGLESWORTH (nee de MONTMORENCY)
* James de Montmorency Wrigglsworth aged 7
* Harold de Montmorency Wrigglesworth aged 5
* second mate of the ship Cyrus
* seaman of the ship Cyrus
- Jane and her children were crushed to death by the falling of the deckhouse. The 2 men lost their lives trying to get a rope to Jane and her children. The others on board were rescued by people from the shore. The vessel was reduced to matchwood within hours. Captain Andrews's crtificate was suspened for 12 months

Owhiro Bay is home to the CYRUS and the WELLINGTON, which went down on the same day within yards of each other


THE CYRUS
Vessel:
Three masted barque of 317 tons, built at Prince Edward Island in 1874.
Length 119 ft, Beam 27 ft, Depth 15 ft.

Site:
Lies 60m off shore on the west side of Owhiro Bay. In 5m of water on a rock and gravel bottom. Visibility 2-8m.

The Incident:
On 7 March 1874 was blown up on rocks during a terrific gale while sailing from Wellington to Australia in ballast. 50m to the west the Wellington was being wrecked at the same time.

Condition:
Virtually nothing identifiable remains, however close inspection of the sea floor has revealed pieces of copper sheath, nails or brass. Gold and silver coins, and jewellery have also appeared.

the WRIGHT on PECK of TAITA (includes New Zealand settlers)

the WRIGHT on the tree as at 15th October 2010

1. Wright, Andrew Dean

2. Wright, Cristopher John

3. Wright, Daniel

4. Wright, Edith Ellen (1880 - 1958)

5. Wright, Eliza Larkins (1849 - 1879)

6. Wright, Elizabeth Jane (1839 - 1910)

7. Wright, Ester Hiatt - (1731 - 1778)

8. Wright, Harriet (b.1841)

9. Wright, Herbert S. (1885 - 1945)

10. Wright, Isabelle Darling (1915 - 1982)

11. Wright, James William (1852 - 1925)

12. Wright, Kelly Joanne

13. Wright, Louisa Fanny Pane (1859 - 1948)

14. Wright, Mary Ann (1837 - 1904)

15. Wright, Mavis Christian

16. Wright, Nola Barbara (1910 - 1990)

17. Wright, Percy

18. Wright, Peter

19. Wright, Samuel Charles (b.1874)

20. Wright, William

21. Wright, William Darling (1875 - 1953)

the WRIGLEY on PECK of TAITA (includes New Zealand settlers)

the WRIGLEY on the tree as at 15th October 2010

1. Wrigley, Alexander William (b.1891)

2. Wrigley, Alice Mary (1890 - 1964)

3. Wrigley, Arthur Gillian (1892 - 1949)

4. Wrigley, Edward (1852 - 1853)

5. Wrigley, Edward Stuart (1903 - 1959)

6. Wrigley, Ellen (1850 - 1924)

7. Wrigley, Eunice Ellen (b.1893)

8. Wrigley, Eva Melina (b.1898)

9. Wrigley, Eveline Agnes (1900 - 1901)

10. Wrigley, Fanny Ursula (1857 - 1879)

11. Wrigley, Frederick Gillian (1895 - 1963)

12. Wrigley, Frederick Henry (1859 - 1900)

13. Wrigley, Grant J.

14. Wrigley, Joseph Stanley (1902 - 1980)

15. Wrigley, Lucy Jane (1854 - 1868)

16. Wrigley, Lucy May (1895 - 1964)

17. Wrigley, Margaret (b.1918)

18. Wrigley, Mary Eliza

19. Wrigley, Thomas (b.1860)

20. Wrigley, Thomas Gillian (1848 - 1864)

21. Wrigley, Thomas Gillian (1825 - 1867)

22. Wrigley, William Gillian (1847 - 1918)

23. Wrigley, William Thomas (1888 - 1964)

The WRIGLEY's buried in Archer St Cemetery MASTERTON

The WRIGLEY's buried in Archer St Cemetery Masterton, New Zealand

CATHERINE nee McLeod 1863-1924 aged 60
- Row 7 - Plan IV
- with Fred Henry
- they married in 1888
- also with Frederick

CHARLES JAMES 1903-1985 aged 82
- Row 23 - Lawn Z
- with Eunice Alice

ELIZABETH ANN nee Wellington 1883-1962 aged 78
- Row 9 - Plan I
- with James Charles
- they married in 1901
- they had:
1902 - Charles James Wrigley
1907 - John Eric Wrigley
- Elizabeth was a twin daughter of John & Emlen Wellington
- John & Emlen's other children were:
1883 - Lilly Emlen Wrigley, Elizabeth's twin sister
- married William Henry Judd in 1903
1886 - Edith Grace Wrigley
- married Frank Edward Wells in 1915
1891 - Oscar Wrigley
- married Jean Kay in 1914

ELLEN JANE 1911-1992 aged 81
- Row 12 - Plan IX Pioneer

ELLEN SMITH nee McGovern 1878-1963 aged 85
- Row A - Lawn A-X
- married William Leonard in 1902
- had 4 (known) children:
1903 - Leonard Arthur Wrigley
1905 - Eva Gladys Ann Wrigley
- married Robert Edward Gordon Lee in 1927
1906 - Mary Mavis Wrigley
1908 - Earnest Michael Wrigley

EUNICE ALICE nee Howard 1904-1985 aged 81
- Row 23 - Lawn Z
- with Charles James
- they married in 1926

EVA NELLIE nee McKain 1880-1970 aged 90
- Row 17 - Plan I
- with John Christopher
- they married in 1899
- no known children

FLORA MAY nee Isles 1895-1972 aged 77
- Row G - Lawn A-X
- with Frederick Gillian
- they married in 1920

FRANK 1882-1883 aged 6 months
- Row 1 - Plan VI
- son of Edmund & Betsy Hannah Wrigley
- his siblings were:
1878 - Florence Wrigley
- married Herbert Edward Gardiner in 1899
1881 - Alice Wrigley
1886 - Edgar Wrigley born in Masterton, died aged 71 in Huddersfield, England
-- Edgar was a New Zealand rugby footballer who represented his country in both rugby union and rugby league. Wrigley played rugby union for the Red Star club in Masterton and between 1903 and 1907 he played 18 games for Wairarapa. His brothers, Harry and Tom, also represented the Union. When Edgar Wrigley made his All Blacks debut in 1905 he was only 19 years 79 days of age and was the youngest person to play for the All Blacks

FREDERICK HENRY 1859-1900 aged 41
- Row 7 - Plan IV
- with Catherine & Federick Henry
- son of Thomas Gillian Wrigley & Mary Welch
- Thomas and Mary are buried in Petone
- brother of William Gillian buried here

FREDERICK HENRY 1914/15-1916 aged 1 or 2
- Row 7 - Plan IV
- buried with grandparents Frederick Henry & Catherine

FREDERICK GILLION 1896-1963 aged 67
- Plot 1 - Row g - Lawn A-X
- with FLora May
- they married in 1920
- son of Catherine & Frederick Henry

JAMES (scroll to very last entry, includes a photo) 1825-1904 aged 79
- Row 12 - Plan IX Pioneer
- with Sarah Ann
- born in Yorkshire, arrived in Wellington in 1852, spent 2 years there then settled in Masterton. Married Sarah Bennington a daughter of one of the earliest settlers in Masterton. He was the first bootmaker to start business in Masterton

JAMES CHARLES 1874-1925 aged 51
- Row 9 - Plan I
- with Elizabeth Ann

JOHN CHRISTOPHER 1868-1932 aged 64
- Row 17 - Plan I
- with Eva Nellie
- they married in 1899
- no known children

MARY CATHERINE 1892-1972 aged 80
- Plot 80 - Row W - Lawn A-X

SARAH ANN nee Bennington 1847-1913 aged 66
- Row 12 - Plan IX Pioneer
- with James

WILLIAM GILLIAM 1847-1918 aged 72
- Row 7 - Plan III
- married Alice Dew in 1887
- Alice is buried in Te Awamutu
- had 10 (known) children
- son of Thomas Gillian Wrigley & Mary Welch
- Thomas and Mary are buried in Petone
- brother of Frederick Henry buried here

WILLIAM LEONARD 1870-1938 aged 60
- Row A - Old Ground
- married Ellen Smith McGovern in 1902
- son of James & Sarah Ann above