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William Henry TOBIN + Laura BROWN - Tauranga


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William Henry WACKROW, Mayor of Taumarunui

I have come across a number of references of a Mr Wackrow being the Mayor of Taumarunui, King Country New Zealand in 1911
- "the Mayoress, Mrs Wackrow, of Taumarunui 1913" was Annie Jane nee Ruddell (1865-1918), from Portasown, Ireland.
They married in 1889 and had the following children:
* 1889 - Margaret Sophia Wackrow
- nothing known
* 1891 - 1962 August Henry Wackrow
- August married Pauline Annie CARROLL (1897-1966) in 1916
* 1892 - 1972 Mabel Wackrow
- Mabel married Edward Alfred JACOBSON (1887-1941) in 1913
* 1894 - 1929 Etty Wackrow
- Etty married Leslie Duncan Douglas FAIRLEY (1891-1962) in 1919
* 1897 - 1975 Allan Wackrow
- Allan married Susan Ethel TUCK in 1918

ANNIE JANE WACKROW died in Taumarunui 9 Aug 1918 aged 53
William next married Fanny McDONALD (1879-1953) in 1920

Can anyone please help

TAUMARUNUI is a town in the King Country of the central North Island of New Zealand. The name Taumarunui is reported to be the dying words of the Maori chief Pehi Turoa - taumaru meaning screen and nui big, literally translated as Big Screen, being built to shelter him from the sun. There are also references to Taumarunui being known as large sheltered location for growing kumara.

Taumarunui MAYORS Timeline
1910 - George Henry THOMPSON defeated Rev John E. WARD & was first borough council mayor
1913 - Mr. WACKROW
1915-1917 - G. S. STEADMAN
1917-1919 - A. S. LAIRD
1919-1923 - G. S. STEADMAN
1923-1925 - C. C. MARSACK
1925-1929 - G. E. MANSON
1929-1944 - Crawford BOLES
1947-1953 - D. H. HALL
1953-1956 - David C. SEATH (later Member of Parliament for the King Country)
1956 - Frank D. HOUSE (later Taumarunui High School governor)

Town Mayors immediately prior to 1988 include:
* Charles BINZEGGER
* Les BYARS
* Terry PODMORE

PHOTO
William Henry Wackrow (1869-1948)
c1935


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William Henry WENSOR + Louisa Pauline La COVAY Devonshire England to New Zealand

William Henry 'Harry' WENSOR b.1868
- died 20th July 1948 aged 86
- buried with his wife Louisa in Area 14, Block A, Lot No 285 at Hillsborough Cemetery Auckland
- inscription reads "In loving memory of Louisa beloved wife of Harry Wensor died 21 Oct 1947 (same plot) Also our dear father Harry died 20 July 1948 agee 86."

Louisa Pauline La COVAY b.1870
- died 23rd October 1946 aged 76
- buried with her husband Harry in Area 14, Block A, Lot No 285 at Hillsborough Cemetery Auckland


Harry & Louisa married in New Zealand on 15h November 1888
They had 9 sons:

1889 Francis 'Frank' Thomas Wensor
- he married Agnes MUNRO in 1911
- he died in 1961 aged 71

1890 William Henry Wensor
- Henry was a 'gasfitter'
- he died 13th Febraury 1968 aged 77
- he is buried PLOT 119, ROW 5, PROTESTANT LAWN C at Waikumete Cemetery Auckland

29 November 1891 Richard Alfred Wensor
- Richard married Elizabeth ROBERTS in 1920
- he died in 1977 aged 85

13 June 1893 George Ernest Albert Lacovay Wensor
- he married Edith FOSTER in 1914
- he died in 1976 aged 83

22 December 1895 Henry George Wensor
- Henry married Ethel Stella FALKINER in 1920
- he died in 1978 aged 82

24 August 1897 Alfred Edward Lacovay 'Alf' Wensor
- Alfred married Ellen Annie PUMPHRY in 1924
- he died in 1989 aged 92

20 February 1900 Walter Redvers Buller Wensor
- Walter married Florence Annie Maria ROSE in 1925
- he died in 1985 aged 84

6 December 1902 Harold Clement Ernest Wensor
- he died in 1977 aged 74

1905 Stanley Livingstone Leander Lacovay Wensor
- Stanley was a 'rabbiter'
- he died 17th January 1969 aged 63
- he is buried in PLOT 50, ROW 3, ROMAN CATHOLIC DIVISION F at Waikumete Cemetery Auckland

If you have any further info that can be added to this family for the benefit of other researches please leave a comment below

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William HOLTER + Nellie HAUGHTON - Gisborne

* HENRY HOLTER (1830-1869) was born in Sussex
- he married in Melbourne in 1859 to Sarah SAWYER (1834-1915)
- Sarah was born in Kent, England and died in St Kilda, Sydney as Sarah KNOTT, remarrying in 1870
- Henry died in Nunawading, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia in 1869
- Sarah next married in 1870 to James KNOTT/NOTT
- they had at least 3 children:
1871 ? Henry Knott
1873 - 1927 Martha Knott
1877 - ? James Knott

HENRY & SARAH HOLTER had 5 known children:
1
... 1861 - 1862 JOHN HOLTER

- born in Collingwood, Melbourne
- died in Collingwood aged 17 months

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2
... ** 1862 - 1942 WILLIAM HENRY HOLTER

- William was born in Nunawading, Melbourne
- he married in 1891 in Victoria, Australia to Mary CARTWRIGHT
- Mary was born in Stawell, Victoria, the 2nd of 6 children of Thomas CARTWRIGHT of Staffordshire & Annie McDONALD of Aberdeen who married in Victoria, Australia in 1869. No children found for William & Mary
- Mary died in 1945 aged 73 in Flemington, Victoria under the name Mary DOWNEY (not verified), also been told she died in Lilydale, Victoria (research continuing)
- William moved to NZ at some time prior to 1912 and married Nellie HAUGHTON
- he married Nellie HAUGHTON (1881-1932) in 1912 in New Zealand
- he died on 26th December 1942 aged 80
- he is buried in PLOT 57, BLOCK 15 at Taruheru Cemetery Gisborne

- Nellie HAUGHTON
- was born about 1881
- she died on 29th January 1932 aged 50
- she is buried PLOT 4, BLOCK ORM2 at Ormond Cemetery Gisborne
- burial records list her as 42

William & Nellie have unmarked graves and the cemetary has sadly been left to fall apart over the years

WILLIAM & NELLIE had 4 known children:
I ... 1913 - 1992 *** William Henry Holter
- born in Gisborne on 12 November 1913
- William married Lloma Mary GAMBAZZI/GAMRAZZI/GAMBERAZZI (1923-2005)
PLEASE HELP with Lloma's name
- they had 3 children:
1943 - 1943 Tony Holter
- born 21 November in Gisborne
- Tony died 30 Nov aged 10 days
- he is buried PLOT 57,BLOCK 15 at Taruheru cemetery (no headstone)
1948 Edward Holter
- born in Gisborne
1960 Philip Holter
- born 19 January 1960 in Gisborne

II ... 1915 - 1995 Constance Sarah Holter
- born in Gisborne 16 September 1915
- Constance married ? MANSON

III ... 1920 - Florence May Holter
- born in Ohakune on 18 May 1920
- nothing known at this time

IV ... 1921 - 1939 Edward John Thomas Holter
- born in Raupo 23 November 1921
- Edward died aged 17

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3
... 1864 - 1865 MARY ANNE HOLTER

- born in Nunwading, Melbourne
- Mary died aged 1 in Nunawading

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4
... 1866 - 1886 GEORGE HOLTER

- born in Nunawading, Melbourne
- George died aged 20 in Box Hill, Nunawading

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5
... 1868 - 1929 THOMAS HOLTER

- born in Wandin Yalloak, Lillydale Shire, Yarra Valley, Victoria
- Thomas married Ellen JACKSON in 1888 in Victoria
- they had at least 6 children
1885 - 1951 Lucy Francis May Holter
- Lucy married William Henry HAWKEY in Victoria, 1920
1889 - 1928 Sarah Holter
- born in Lilydale, Victoria
- Sarah had a base born son in Lilydale in 1914, Douglas Talbot Holter
- her marriage to be added
- Sarah dued aged 39 in Caulfield, Victoria
1891 - ? Thomas James Holter
- born in Lilydale
- married Ethel JORDON in Victoria in 1919
1893 - 1955 William Henry Holter
- born in Lilydale,Victoria
- died in 1955 aged 62 in Footscray, Victoria
1895 - 1895 Catherine Elise Holter
- born in Lilydale, Victoria
- Catherine died aged 3 days
1896 - 1966 Catherine Elise Holter
- born in Lilydale, Victoria
- Catherine had a base born daughter in 1915, Phyllis Holter
- she married Charles Robert MAY in Victoria in 1916
- Catherine died in Hawthorn, Victoria aged 69

Thomas Holter died in Brunswick, Victoria aged 61

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Henry Holter died in 1869 in Victoria aged 39
- his widow Sarah remarried in 1870 in Victoria, to James KNOTT of Hyde

- they had at least 3 children:
1871 - ? Henry Knott
- born in Lilydale, Victoria

1873 - 1927 Martha Knott
- born in Sexton?, Sexton St? Victoria
- married Edward James BUCKLAND 1892 in Victoria
- they had 5 known children:
1896 - Keith James Buckland
- born in St Kilda,Victoria
1898 - William Roy Buckland
- born in St Kilda, Victoria
1902 - 1972 Rupert Sydenham Buckland
- born in St Kilda, Victoria
- died in Heidelberg, Victoria
1910 - ? Trevor Buckland
- born in St Kilda, Victoria
- Martha died in St Kilda aged 54

1877 - ? James Knott
- born in Wandin, Walloak, Victoria
- possibly married Mary Matilda SIMPER 1901 in Victoria


There are 2 other Holter buried in the Gisborne area:
Edward John Holter
- born in Raupo 23 November 1921
- 4th of 4 children of William HOLTER & Nellie HAUGHTON
- died 30th June 1939 aged 17
- buried PLOT 15, BLOCK ORM2 at Ormond Cemetery Ormond

Tony Holter
- born 20 November 1943
- son of *** William Henry (1913-1992) & Lloma Mary ? (1923-2005)
- died 30 November 1943 aged 10 days
- buried PLOT 57, BLOCK 15 at Taruheru Cemetery Gisborne


- 'Nod' Holter has no headstone just a holly tree growing
- there is no other information on date of death, age or burial details
- can you help if you recognise the grave at photo


photo of the grave of Nod Holter
- from the site Norsewood Cemetery Project


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William HOVERD + Elizabeth CLARK - married in Wellington in 1890

William James HOVERD was born in 1864 and lived in Hawkes Bay for a time

He married Elizabeth CLARK in 1890 and they had 7 known children:

1891 - Elsie Maud Hoverd
- she married William Harvey HARVEY in 1911
- she died in 1953 aged 62

1892 - Ernest William James Hoverd
- he died aged 11 months

1894 - William Roy Hoved
- he married Alice Hane HUGHES in 1915
- he died in 1953 aged 59

1895 - James Arthur Hoved
- he marrid Florence Lilian DAVIES in 1918
- he died in 1966 aged 70

1897 - Doris Mary Hoverd
- she married Arthur APLIN in 1927
- he was a son of Charlie Aplin & Eliza Ann Flintoff WILLARD
- she died in 1985 aged 87 and is buried at Karori

1899 - Ruby Evelyn Hoverd
- she died aged 4 weeks

1908 - Violet Melva Hoverd
- she married Albert ROBERTS in 1929


William James Hoerd died in 1938 aged 74
his wife Elizabeth died in 1937 aged 66

William HOWITT + Isabella MacKAY - Patea


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William James SHANNON married Jean BRUCE 1912


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William JEFFERY & Sarah Jane KELLY - Auckland

William JEFFERY (1845-1901)
married Sarah Jane KELLY (1852-1922) 3 January 1873
- he was 28, she was 21


they had 13 CHILDREN

... 1
1874 - ? Kate Isabel Jeffery
- Kate married Walter James JACKMAN in 1892
- no children
- it's possible that this was the Walter Jackman, of Franklin road, who was drowned 12 Feb 1899 near Ponsonby wharf, when an open boat capsized while rturning from a sail. His three companions were rescued, James & Osborne Harnden and Arthur Richards


... 2
1876 - 1933 Louisa Mary Jeffery Jeffery
- Louisa married Albert Edward HAZLEMAN (1874-1954) in 1897
12 Aug 1897 On August 12 1897, Albert Edward, eldest son of the late Horace Hazleman, to Louisa Mary, second daughter of William Jeffery, both of Auckland
- their known children:
1898 - Dorothy May Hazleman
1903 - Gladys Rose Hazleman


... 3
1878 - 1879 William Robert Jeffery
- William died aged 9 months


... 4
1879 - 1923 Nellie Violet Jeffery
- married William John McMULLEN (1878-1949) 11 April 1907 in Waipu
- she was 28, he was 43


... 5
1881 - ? Selina Rose Jeffery
- Selina married Charles McWarne SMITH 20 June 1903 in St David's Khyber Pass Auckland


... 6
1884 - 1962 William Robert Jeffery
- William married Florence GRIBBLE in 1915
- he served as Private 66117 in WWI with the NZEF, 33rd Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company, embarking from Wellington 31 Dec 1917
- his Next Of Kin was his wife, Mrs F. Jeffery, 12 Murdoch Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland


... 7
1886 - 1886 Eliza Mary Jeffery
- Eliza died aged 9 days


... 8
1888 - ? Maud Gertrude Jeffery


... 9
1890 - 1891 Charles Jacob Jeffery
- Charles died aged 16 months


... 10
1891 - ? Frank Arthur Jeffery


... 11
1894 - ? Henry James Jeffery


... 12
1896 - 1897 Ivy Lilly Jeffery
- Ivy died aged 1


... 13
1898 - 1899 Ivy Lily Jeffery
- Ivy died aged 9 months



On 17 March 1909
... Sarah Jane Jeffery (nee Kelly) remarried to Alexander KENNY
- he was 60, she was 57

William John LOBB + Grace VIBERT - Wellington

WILLIAM JOHN LOBB (1850-1913)
married GRACE VIBERT (1853-1940) 18 June 1874, St Ives, Cornwall
William was listed as a 'Miner from Cornwall' when they sailed from London
25 June 1874, arriving in Wellington 11 October 1874 on the CARTVALE

WILLIAM & GRACE had 11 children
... 1
1874 - 1875 William Cartvale Lobb

- born 10 Sep 1874 on board the Cartvale
WILLIAM CARTVALE Lobb died 17 January 1875 aged 4 months
- burial not found at Wellington


... 2
1876 - 1957 Florence Ada Lobb

- born 27 August 1876 in Wellington
- Florence married Arthur Clark RAVEN (1877-1957) in 1901
- they had at least 5 children:
1902 - 1986 Florence May Raven
1905 - 1910 Ethel Grace Raven
1910 - 1983 Edwin Arthur Raven
1911 - 2005 Edna Mary Raven
1913 - 1997 Marjory Ellen Raven
FLORENCE ADA Raven died 21 January 1957 aged 80
ARTHUR CLARK Raven died 19 November 1957 aged 80
- they are buried Plot 199 Y, CH ENG at Karori


... 3
1877 - 1951 Lilian Alice Lobb

- born 12 September 1877, she did not marry
LILIAN ALICE Lobb died 9 June 1951 aged 73
- she is buried Plot 361 X, CH ENG at Karori


... 4
1878 - 1941 William Francis Lobb

- born 23 November 1878 in Wellington, William was a Storeman
- William married Rita Jane TOWNSHEND (1888-1969) in 1914
- a daughter of Edward TOWNSHEND & Margaret Jane Ann JOHNSTON
WILLIAM FRANCIS Lobb died 23 March 1941 aged 62
RITA JANE Lobb died 31 Jan 1969 aged 80
- they are buried Plot 68 O, CH ENG2 at Karori


... 5
1880 - 1881 Grace May Lobb

- born 18 July 1880 in Wellington
GRACE MAY Lobb died 21 January 1881 aged 6 months
- she is buried unknown plot, C of E at Bolton street


... 6
1881 - 1962 Ethel Jane Lobb

- born 16 October 1881 in Wellington
- Ethel married Reginald BELL (1890-1932) in 1914
- a son of Hodgson BELL & Mary Ann PERRY
REGINALD Bell died 17 October 1932 aged 42
ETHEL JANE Bell died 2 July 1962 aged 80
- they are buried Plot 349 L, CH ENG2 at Karori


... 7
1883 - 1955 Eva Grace Lobb

- born 18 April 1883 in Wellington
- Eva married John James BOYD (1878-1961) in 1902
- a son of John James BOYD & Annie Elizabeth BARKER
- they had 7 children:
1904 - 1995 John James Boyd
1907 - 1978 Clarence William Boyd
1909 - 1992 Eric Walter Boyd
1910 - 1990 Leonard James Boyd
1912 - 1959 Ivan Reginald Boyd
1915 - 1989 Maurice Leonard Boyd
& 2 daughters, Shirley & Vera Boyd
EVA GRACE Boyd died 29 March 1955 aged 71
JOHN JAMES Boyd died 6 November 1961 aged 83
- they are buried Plot 360 I, PUBLIC at Karori


... 8
1888 - 1908 Philip John Lobb

- born 16 April 1888 in Wellington, Philip was a Printer
PHILIP JOHN Lobb died 15 March 1908 aged 19
Evening Post, 5 March 1908 LOBB - On the 5th March 1908, at his parents residence, 78 Riddiford-street (Newtown), Philip John, second son of William John and Grace Lobb, aged 19 years and 11 months. So loved, so mourned
- he is buried Plot 361 X, CH ENG at Karori


... 9
1890 - 1962 Walter Harold Lobb

- born 4 March 1890 in Wellington, Walter was a Grocer
- Walter married Ruth PATTERSON (1891-1946) in 1921
RUTH Lobb died 12 February 1946 aged 54
WALTER HAROLD Lobb died 12 May 1963 aged 73
- they are buried Plot 302 K, PUBLIC2 at Karori


... 10
1892 - 1927 Gladys Myrtle Lobb

- born 16 January 1892 in Wellington
- Gladys married Bernard Stephen LANGRIDGE (1890-1960) in 1913
GLADYS MYRTLE Langridge died 18 September 1927 aged 35
- Bernard remarried in 1928 to Sybil Warburton VILE (1898-1985)
- a daughter of Henry VILE & Agnes Ann MARSDEN


... 11
1894 - 1981 Mabel Ivy Lobb

- born 14 February 1894 in Wellington
- Mabel married Howard Terence ELLISON (1890-1969) in 1916
- a son of John Wybrants ELLISON & Frances Sarah HOWARD
MABEL IVY Ellison died 15 August 1981 aged 87 in Taupo


WILLIAM JOHN LOBB died 7 January 1913 aged 62
- he was an Engine Driver
Evening Post, 8 January 1913 LOBB - On the 7th January, 1913, at his residence, No 82 Russell-terrace (Berhampore, Wellington), William John, beloved husband of Grace Lobb; aged 62 years
GRACE LOBB died 28 September 1940 aged 87
Evening Post, 28 September 1940 LOBB - On September 28, 1940, at her daughter's residence, 83 Breaker bay Road, Seatoun, Grace, widow of the late William John Lobb and beloved mother of Mesdames A. Raven, E. Bell, J. J. Boyd, T. Ellison and Miss L. Lobb; also William and Walter Lobb; in her 88th year
... The friends of the late Grace Lobb are invited to attend her Funeral, which will leave St Thomas' Anglican Church, Riddiford-street, on Monday, September 30, 1940, at the conclusion of a Service, which commences at 2p.m., for the Karori Cemetery.
WILLIAM & GRACE are buried Plot 361 X, CH ENG at Karori Cemetery, Wellington


PHOTO
Plot 361 X, Section CH ENG at Karori cemetery

* William John Lobb in 1913
* his son Philip John Lobb in 1908
* his wife Grace Lobb in 1940
* his daughter Lilian Alice Lobb in 1951


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William Joseph FOX + Euphemia Christie McINTYRE - Feilding, Manawatu

WILLIAM JOSEPH FOX (1862-1950)
- married in New Zealand in 1892 to:
EUPHEMIA CHRISTIE McINTYRE (1872-1944)

- they had 4 known children:

1893 - 1968 William Joseph Fox
- William married Monica Isabel CROWTHER (1899-?) in 1915
- Monica was the 4th of 8 children of Samuel CROWTHER & Caroline Monica BOWERMAN
- POSSIBLY married Eva Adelaide HARTWELL (1899-1972) in 1928

1894 - 1985 Dorothy FLorence Fox
- Dorothy married Robert William HOLLIS in 1911
- she married Christopher MUNNS in 1925

1896 - ? Alexander Thomas Fox
- Alexander married Sigrid Aurelia (aka Lily) NIELSEN (1898-1980) in 1921
- Lily was a daughter of Niels NIELSEN & Sophia Amelia WILDE

1907 - 1948 Gladys Elaine Fox
- she married *Ronald Lew HART (1908-1960) in 1928
- she married **Hugh Gregg ADAMS (1908-1983)

... would you like to add the children of these couples ?


Euphemia Fox died 3 February 1944 aged 72
William Josph Fox died 8 May 1950 aged 88


*Ronald Lew Hart was a son of:
JOHN WEBLEY HART (1870-1928) and Annie MOSS
- John & Annie were in Parewanui (in the south Taranaki Bight, 17km E of Bulls)
- their known children:

1892 - 1960 Sidney Jack Hart
- Sidney served in WWI as Trooper 13/3126 with the NZEF, Auckland Mounted Rifles, A Squadron. His next of kin was his mother in Bulls

1894 - 1894 Bertie Hart
- born 14 Feb 1894
- Bertie died 4 December 1894 aged 9 months

1895 - 1969 Claude Hart
- Claude served in WWI as Trooper 35967 with NZEF, 23rd Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles. His next of kin was his mother in Bulls

1897 - Annie Hart

1899 - 1957 Ruby Ellen Hart
- Ruby married Horace St Clair RICHARDS (1897-1971) in 1921
- Horace was a son of John Knight RICHARDS & Clara EDDIE
- (in 1905 John Knight Richards was in court for arrears of Alimony. In Feb 1909 John Knight & Clara were in Divorce proceedings. Clara later moved to Sydney with some? of the children. Some later returned)

1903 - 1903 Jessie Hart
- born 6 June 1903
- Jessie died 11 Sep 1903 aged 3 months

1904 - 1980 Mervyn Webley Hart
- Mervyn married Lily BUTTON (1905-1972) in 1925
- Lily was a daughter of Walter Ernest BUTTON & Willimea Caroline MEYER

1907 - 1957 Mabel Oliver Hart
- Mabel married Harold GROUCOTT (1908-1960) in 1929
- they lived at Foxton Beach
- Mabel died 7 Feb 1957 aged 49
- Harold died 14 Dec 1960 aged 52
- they are buried Plot 032, Block 012, Area M at Kelvin Grove, Palmerston North

1908 - 1960 Ronald Lew Hart
- Ronald married Gladys Elaine FOX in 1928


**Hugh Gregg Adams was a son of:
James ADAMS and Maud Elizabeth BRIEN
- their known children:

1907 - 1985 Matilda Leonora Adams
- Matilda married Clifford Eward Oliver WALKER (1906-1979) in 1927
- Clifford was a son of Edward Luther WALKER & Eustelle Emerinze de MALMANCHE

1908 - 1983 Hugh Gregg Adams

1912 - 1966 Mary Ellen Adams
- Mary married Leslie James DONALDSON in 1931





PHOTO
PLAQUE of William & Euphemia Fox
Plot 30F, Row 89, Block 2 at Feilding cemetery


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