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WWI soldiers - OTIRA, New Zealand

OTIRA is a small township 7km north of Arthur's Pass in the central South Island of New Zealand. It is on the northern approach to the pass, a saddle between the Otira and Bealey Rivers high in the Southern Alps.
The population of Otira and its surrounds was 87 in the 2006 Census

The History of Otira Gold was discovered in Otira c1860. The first hotel was opened in 1864. By 1900 the railway from the Coast had been extended as far as Otira. Up until 1907 the settlement consisted of a railway station the terminus of the railway from the West Coast, the Terminus Hotel, Cobb and Cos busy stables, a school, two stores, a bakery and a handful of cottages near the station. The majority of the workers were housed in tents at the work site...

Stories of life in Otira Mona Tracy in West Coast Yesterdays (published 1960 A. H. & A. W. Reed) writes about the drinking that made life bearable for many amid the hardships experienced by those working on the tunnel. Evidence of the quantity consumed comes from the money made by those who gathered up the empties. Two young men furnished a bach with everything needed, and another man amassed enough money to start a successful merchandising business on the West Coast by sending away more than forty tons of empties...

Today the village of Otira, 18 railway houses, a hall, the hotel and the fire station
is up for sale for $1 million, negotiable

The following names were taken from the (4,000) results on Papers Past for the war years of 1914-1918 of those who were working in Otira at the time of the Ballots
Some names may have been missed & many not on Cenotaph
Leave a comment if you know of others and they will be added

L. H. ARMSTRONG, tunneller
- not found

John ASPIN, blacksmith and farrier, Otira
- not found

the surname of the following three brothers is variously written Beyer OR Beyers in the newspaper reports, on BDM & on the Cenotaph records
* Peter Anton (Haig or Beyer(s)) (1849-1925) was born in Norway
* He arrives as a seaman into Napier on the Hovding & jumps ship
* family members researching him believe he changed his name to evade authorities
* On researching the Otira soldiers, I discovered that a soldier named Thomas Haig recorded his mother as Sarah Ann Beyer(s)
Long story short:
* A Thomas Haigh (1878-1959) was born to Sarah Ann & Thomas HAIGH
(there is a recorded death (1837-1885) for a Thomas Haigh)
* In 1882 & 1884 2 children were born to Sarah Ann & Peter Anton HAIGH ??
(there is no recorded marriage or death for a Peter Anton or Sarah Ann Haigh)
* On 13 March 1886 Sarah Ann Haig Arnold (1851-1928) married a Peter Anton Beyer(s)
* Peter was naturalised on 24 June 1887
(I throw all that into the mix as it's too much of a coincidence and because of all the confusion of the spelling of their name Beyer(s). Some are recorded as born Beyer, marry as Beyers, die as Beyer, or a mix of. Recorded in war as Beyer but next of kin as Beyers or vice versa and the same in newspaper articles. So why?
Expected occasionally in one media but not all the time in all three. You decide.
I have written all as Beyers

Thomas HAIGH, Otira
born: unknown - see above
served as: Rifleman 44106
enlisted from Inangahua Landing. The Otira link is with his mother
unit: Reinforcements G Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: 14 March 1917
next of kin: Mrs S. A. Beyers (mother), Otira

Adolphus 'Alfred' Otto BEYERS, c/o Post Office Otira
born: (1886-1955) to Peter Anton BEYERS & Sarah Ann Haig ARNOLD
served as: Rifleman 24/366
unit: B Company, 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: 9 Oct 1915
next of kin: Mrs P. A. Beyers (mother), Masters Street, Greymouth

George Henry BEYERS, c/o Post Office Otira
born: (1894-1977) to Peter Anton BEYERS & Sarah Ann Haig ARNOLD
(he was a twin with Maud Rose Beyer)
served as: Rifleman 24/367
unit: B Company, 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: 9 Oct 1915
next of kin: Mrs P. A. Beyers (mother), Masters Street, Greymouth

Peter Barnard BEYERS, c/o Post Office Otira
born: (1889-1953) to Peter Anton BEYERS & Sarah Ann Haig ARNOLD
served as: Rifleman 18952
unit: 6th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: 29 July 1916
next of kin: P. Beyers (father), Post-office, Otira

Charles BATES, laborer, Otira
born: (1886-1962) to George BATES (1852-1894) & Margaret O'BRIEN
served as: Rifleman 26/986
unit: 1st Reinforcements, 4th Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 5 Fe 1916
next of kin: Mrs W. Hudson (mother), Awarua Plains, Southland
* his mother Margaret remarried in 1901 to William Hudson

Rocco BEBAN, miner, Otira (1889-1972)
born: (1889-1972) in Goldsborough, West Coast, 11th of 11 children of Stephen BEBAN (from Croatia) & Catherine MacDONALD (from Scotland) of Westland
served as: not on Cenotaph (enlisted in Feb 1917)
married: Rose Galvin in 1915 (divorced)
married: Alice Pearl Burnette in 1925
* was the President of the Otira WOrkers Union in Otira
* his brother James Beban (1885-1930) had the Terminus Hotel in Otira. The licence of which was transferred to Ernest William Penhalluriack (1883-1921) in 1920
* his brother Arthur Beban (1887-1955) had the Gilner Hotel in Greymouth
died: 23 Jan 1972 in Miramar, Wellington

George BLAIR
born: (1893-) 8th of 9 children of Adam BLAIR & Norah CROWLEY
served as: Trooper 7/699
unit: Canterbury Mounted Rifles, 2nd Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 14 December 1914
next of kin: A. Blair (father), Totara, Otira line, Greymouth

James BOHAN, jnr., labourer, Otira
born: (1889-1962)
served as: not on Cenotaph

Frank 'Nugget' BOLAND
born: (1877-1915) in Camperdown, Victoria, Australia to Thomas & Ellen Boland
served as: Private 6/885
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, NZEF
embarked: from Lyttelton 16 October 1914
next of kin: W. J. Moore, Eastcourt Street, Terang, Victoria, Australia
Press, 27 May 1915
Frank 'Nugget' Boland, Canterbury Battalion, wounded, is a native of Victoria. He came to New Zealand some fourteen years ago and engaged in mining on the West Coast. On the Otira tunnel being started he at once went there and was one of the first to enlist from Otira
FRANK was Killed In Action at Gallipoli 31 July 1915 aged 38

Charles BROMLEY, laborer, Otira
born: (1884-) possibly to Edwin (1851-1910) & Mary (1848-1938) BROMLEY (arrived NZ c1873)
served as: Private 6/3260
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 13 November 1915
next of kin: Mrs M. Bromley (mother), 276 Tuam Street, Christchurch

James BROOKES, miner, Otira
served as: (possibly Private 81425)

Henry Joseph BROWN, Otira
born: (1893-) to Thomas BROWN & Myra Jane ROONEY
Evening Post, 6 September 1913 BROWN - On the 31st August, 1913, at Blue Spur, Westland, Myra Jane, beloved wife of Mr Thomas Brown and sister of Mrs Dean Samuel Allen, of this city
enlisted: from Otira
served as: Private 6/2949
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 7th Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 9 Oct 1915
next of kin: Thomas Brown (father), Hoho, Hokitika
married: Winifred Monica Griffin in 1928

George Wallace CAMERON, labourer, Jackson's, Otira Line
- not found

Hugh CAMERON, Otira
born: (?-?)
served as: Sergeant 6/3228
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 13 November 1915
next of kin: R. G. Cameron (brother), Public Works Department, Otira

William CARSON, labourer, c/o Post Office, Otira
- not found

Denis CLARKE, driver, c/o Cassidy and Co., Otira
born: in County Donegal, Ireland
served as: Private 70646
unit: 36th Reinforcements C Company, NZEF
embarked: from Wellington 23 April 1918
next of kin: Miss Kate Clarke (sister), Ballywagowan, Dunkineely, County Donegal

Richard COMMERFORD, Otira
- not found in Birth, Death or Marriage
- not on Cenotaph

Charles Edwin COOPER, miner, Avoca, Otira
- not found

John COURTNEY, miner, Otira
- not on Cenotaph

William John CRAWFORD, miner, Otira
only 2 on Cenotaph
- possibility
- possibility

Gordon Jason DAVIES, motor driver, Otira
born: (1888-1975) to Arthur DAVIES & Jeannie BURRIDGE
- not on Cenotaph

Edgar Norman DAVIS
born: (1895-1915) to Herbert Bowen DAVIS & (his 2nd wife) Mary BREEZE
served as: Rifleman 23/402
unit: B Company, 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 9 October 1915
next of kin: Mrs M. Davis (mother), Otira
EDGAR died of his wounds 28 December 1915 aged 20 in Egypt

Harold Llewellyn DAVIS, blacksmith's stroker, Otira
born: (1887-1943) to Herbert Bowen DAVIS & (his 2nd wife) Mary BREEZE
served as: Private 72934
unit: 37th Reinforcements D Company, NZEF
embarked: from Wellington 16 May 1918
next of kin: Mrs Mary Davis (mother), Otira
NOTE the father of Edgar & Harold
Grey River Argus, 10 September 1919 On Sunday last there passed away at the Hokitika Hospital one of
Canterbury's best-known workers in the industrial field, in the person of Mr. H. B. Davis (aged 69). In early life Mr. Davis, as an ironworker, made his way to the United States from his native place, Birmingham. He returned soon, however, and decided to emigrate to New Zealand, arriving at Lyttelton in 1879, in the ship Glenlora (Captain Scotland). For many years he was a prominent figure in the metal and engineering works in Christchurch, and was conspicuous in local politics and Friendly Society work, being one of the original founders of the Anchor Lodge of Druids at Woolston. His kindly and generous disposition was widely known amongst his neighbours and associates. Some years ago he accepted a position on the West Coast Railway, where he continued till illness
compelled him to relinquish his task, and he passed away at the age of sixty-nine. He had a fairly large family, one son, Edgar, falling the the late war, in the Egyptian Desert. There are two married daughters, one at Balcairn and the other in the North Island. His eldest surviving son is Mr. Herbert Davis, of Wellington, and he is also survived by a widow and other children. (7 known NZ children WITH mARY)

Percy Theophilus DODGE, labourer, Otira
- nothing found

Albert Edward DUNCAN, labourer, c/o boardinghouse, Otira
born: (1898-1964) to William James Angus Archibald DUNCAN & Marion STEWART
served as: Private 23285
unit: 30th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
embarked: from Wellington 13 October 1917
next of kin: Mrs W. Duncan (mother), South Street, Hokitika

James Stewart DUNCAN, 69994
born: (1895-1961) to William James Angus Archibald DUNCAN & Marion STEWART
served as: Private 69994
unit: 38th Reinforcements B Company, NZEF
embarked: from Wellington 5 June 1918
next of kin: J. Beban (friend), Otira Gorge Hotel, Otira

Walter Goldie DUTTON, hairdresser, Otira
born: (1881-1937) to Walter Tom DUTTON & Elena BROWN
served as: not on Cenotaph

George ELLIS, tunneller, Otira
born: Suffolk, England
served as: Sapper 37539
unit: 3rd Reinforcements, New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company
embarked: from Wellington 15 November 1916
next of kin: John Ellis (father), Westwood Lodge, Blythburgh, Suffolk, England

Patrick FARRELLY, labourer, Otira
- possibility only -
born: (1890-1982) to James & Susan FARRELLY
served as: Rifleman 26588
unit: 8th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
embarked: from Wellington 23 September 1916
next of kin: James Farrelly (father), Mill Road, Paeroa

William Bernhard FARISSEY, Otira
born: (1892-1956) probably in Australia
served as: Private 6/3011
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
embarked: from Wellington 9 October 1915
next of kin: J. Farissey (father), Eudunda, South Australia
married: Kathlynne Sara Ryan (1901-1987) in 1932

John Edward FELL, shop assistant, Otira
born: (1897-1977) 1st of 10 children of Frederick William FELL & Charlotte GOODALL
served as: not on Cenotaph

Thomas John FELL, storeman, Otira, Westland
- nothing found

Alfred William FERGUSON, miner, Otira
1 on Cenotaph
- possibility

Michael 'Mick' FITZGERALD, storekeeper, Otira
born: (1882-1955) to John FITZGERALD & Bridget BURGESS
served as: Rifleman 56422
unit: Reinforcements G Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 15 August 1917
next of kin: Mrs Bridget Fitzgerald (mother), Ikamatua, via Greymouth

Francis Edward FLYNN, Otira
born: (1897-1965) to David & Ellen FLYNN
served as: Private 63325
unit: 32nd Reinforcements F Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: From Wellington 21 November 1917
next of kin: David Flynn (father), Otira
at one time Francis was believed to be a prisoner of war

Benjamin FOXALL, miner, Otira
born: (1877-1957)
served as: not on Cenotaph

John FREEBAIRN, Jacksons, Otira line
born: (1895-1916) in Scotland
served as: Rifleman 24/141
unit: A Company, 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: 9 October 1915
next of kin: J. G. Freebairn (father), 36 Walters St, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland
JOHN was killed in action 19 May 1916 Somme, France

H. W. GARDNER, miner
- not on Cenotaph

Samuel John GODFREY, miner, Otira
born: (1892-1973) 5th of 9 children of Francis Robert GODFREY & Elizabeth Ann RABONE
married: Amy Rosina Jamieson in 1914
served as: Lance Sergeant 32948
unit: 10th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
embarked: from Wellington 15 November 1916
next of kin: Mrs Amy R. Godfrey (wife), Koiterangi, Hokitika

Thomas Henry GOUGH, labourer, Otira
- not on Cenotaph

William James HAIGH, railway employee, Otira
- not on Cenotaph

Gordon Edward HARCOURT, miner, Otira
- not found

James Joseph HINES
born: (1897-) to James John HINES & Sarah McCLURE
served as: Private 64638
unit: 32nd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
embarked: from Wellington 16 November 1917
next of kin: Mrs Sarah Hines (mother), Ruru, Otira Line, Greymouth

Edmund HODGE,
born: (possibily) (1885-) to Charles & Alice Pearce HODGE
served as: not on Cenotaph

William Redmund HONEY, miner
born: (1881-1918)
married: Grace Alexandra SCOTLAND in 1914
served as: Private 49543
unit: 27th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
embarked: from Wellington 12 June 1917
next of kin: Mrs G. A. Honey (wife), Kokiri, via Greymouth
WILLIAM was killed in action 5 April 1918 aged 37 at Somme, France

Allan William HOOPER, coach driver, Otira
born: (1890-) to Lilla Hooper
served as: not on Cenotpah

Henry HYNDMAN, machineman
- not found

John JACOBSON, fitter, c/o Post Office, Otira
- not found

Charles JAMES, Civil Servant, c/o Public Works Department, Otira
- not found

J. D. JAMES, mechanic
- not found

Thomas Arthur JOHNSON, assistant engineer, Otira
- not found

Percy John JONES, labourer, Otira
born: (possibly) (1882-) to John & Emily JONES
served as: not on Cenotaph

William George KIDD, labourer, Otira
born: (possibly) (187-) to Niel & Annie KIDD
served as: not on Cenotaph

G. KIRK, tunnel-digger
- not found

William Edmund LAKE, miner, Otira
- not found

David LARKIN, Rotomaua, Otira Line
born: (1890-) 2 of 7 children of David LARKIN & Ellen ROHAN
served as: Private 10/1555
unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 14 February 1915
next of kin: D. Larkin (father), Rotomana, Otira Line, Westland

James Francis LAWLER, labourer, c/o Post-office, Otira
born: in Australia
married Elizabeth Martha Schultz in 1915
served as: Rifleman 59813
unit: 30th Reinforcements H Company
embarked: from Wellington 13 October 1917
next of kin: Mrs L. Lawler (wife), Post-office, Otira

Horace Victor LEE
born: in Victoria, Australia
served as: Private 6/909
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
embarked: from Lyttelton 16 Oct 1914
next of kin: Mrs Lionel Lee, Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Press, 18 May 1915
Horace Victor Lee, wounded, is 21 years of age and a native of Victoria, where his mother resides, his father being dead. About four years ago he came to New Zealand and secured employment on the Otira tunnel works, where he was employed till he enlisted

William LEE, tunnel worker, Otira
born: too many

William LINKLATER, Otira
- not on Cenotaph

Julian MANGONI, miner, Otira
born: (1880-1961)
served as: not on Cenotaph

Claude Oswald MILLER, clerk, Otira
born: (1892-) to James MILLER & Alice Priscilla KEATES
- not on Cenotaph

R. M. MacDONALD, Public Works everseer
- not found

Alexander Grant McALPINE, bushman, Inchbonnie, Otira Line
born: (1899-) to George Grant McALPINE & Annie WALLACE
served as: Lance Corporal 18407
unit: 20th Reinforcements (First Section) New Zealand Mounted Rifles
embarked: from Wellington 5 December 1916
next of kin: G. G. McAlpine (father), Blackball, Greymouth
* brother George Alexander McAlpine (Private 6/90) also served

Charles Andrew McCRACKEN
born: (1893-1918) to George & Margaret Jane (1875-1923) McCRACKEN
served as: Private 64657
enlisted from: Waiuta, Greymouth
unit: 32nd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
embarked: from Wellington 16 November 1917
next of kin: Mrs M. J. McCracken (mother), 48 Chapel Street, Greymouth
CHARLES died of measles 23 February 1918 aged 24

William Thomas McEWAN, cabinetmaker, Otira
- not found

John James McGUIGAN, schoolteacher, Otira
- not on Cenotaph

Alexander McHARRY, storekeeper, Otira
- not found

Peter McKENDRY, railway porter, Otira Railway
born: (possibly) (1877-1944) to Denis & Catherine 'Kate McKENDRY
served as: not on Cenotaph

William McKENDRY, Otira
born: (possibly) (1890-) to Denis & Catherine 'Kate McKENDRY
served as: not on Cenotaph

Duncan McKENZIE, labourer, Otira
born: Scotland
served as: possibly, Private 55523

Charles McKINTY, tunnel-worker, Otira
- not found

John MacRAE, Otira
born: (1884-1918) Scotland
served as: Private 40831
unit: 23rd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
embarked: from Wellington 2 April 1917
next of kin: Mrs K. MacRae (mother), Kayle of Lochalch, Ross-shire, Scotland
JOHN was killed in action 8 October 1918 aged 34 at Le Cateau, France

Roderick MacRAE, labourer, Otira
born: Scotland
served as: Rifleman 41340
unit: H Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 26 April 1917
next of kin: Mrs Farquhar Macrae (mother), Sallachy, Ardelve, Ross-shire, Scotland

John Raymond McLEAN, Otira
born: (1885-1915) to Murdoch McLEAN & Isabella Welsh RATCLIFFE
enlisted from: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
served as: Private 354
unit: 14th Battalion, Australian Infantry Regiment, 14 Battalion, AIF
JOHN was killed in action 27 April 195 at Gallipoli aged 29
Poverty Bay Herald, 1 June 1915
John Raymond McLean, killed in action with the Australian forces, was 29 years of age and had lived most of his life on Auckland. He was one of the first pupils at King's College, and received his complete education there, He was therefore one of the oldest members of the King's College Old Boys' Association, and was also a well known member of the College Rifle. For some years he was engaged at the Otira tunnel, and three years ago he proceeded to Australia and engaged in mining. He enlisted in the 13th battalion of the first Australian expeditionary force and his last letter to his parents was dated from Egypt on the 11th April, just prior to the departure of the Australian and New Zealand troops for the Dardanelles. The letter shows that the members of the expedition fully realised the dangerous character of the military operations in which they were to be engaged, but showed that the force was inspired by courage and enthusiasm. Great sympathy will be felt for the parents in the loss which they have sustained.
Another son, Neil, aged 19 years, left Auckland for Trentham on Friday last, and a third son, who holds a commission in the territorial force, is only awaiting appointment to a company before proceeding to the front
NOTES His father, Murdoch McLean was the Mayor of Mount Albert, Auckland
* his brother Neil Clifford Neil Clifford McLean served as Rifleman 23/230
* his brother, Ronald Douglas McLean, Second Lieutenant 12/3759 was killed at the Somme

William Hugh MEATES, Otira line
born: (1892-1958) to William Anthony MEATES & Rose O'FLAHERTY
served as: Trooper 7/2007
unit: 9th Reinforcements Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron, NZEF
embarked: from Wellington 8 January 1916
next of kin: W. A. Meates (father), Eldon Street, Greymouth
married: Ellen LARKIN (1894-1952) in 1920
NOTE possible that 2 of William's sons were Otago All Blacks
* William Anthony 'Bill' Meates (see also obituary)
* Kevin Meates

Luther MOORE, farm hand, c/o Post Office, Otira
born: (possibly 1879-1951)
served as: not on Cenotaph

James O'CONNOR, railway guard, Otira
- possibly -
born: (1882-1915) to Edward & Bridget O'Connor
served as: Private 6/1675
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 14 February 1915
next of kin: Edward O'Connor (father), Revell Street, Hokitika
JAMES died of his wounds 24 August 1915 at Gallipoli

James O'MALLEY, 2/830, labourer, Terminus Hotel, Otira
born: (1880-) to James O'MALLEY & Ellen COOKLEY
served as: Driver 2/830
unit: Field Artillery, main Body
embarked: from Wellington 16 October 1914
next of kin: James O'Malley, Terminus Hotel, Otira

Ernest Nolan PAHL, mail-coach driver, Otira
born: (1883-1962) in Nelson to George William PAHL & Emma Lavinia HARFORD
married: Rose Eva Nicolson 1909 in Reefton
served as: not on Cenotaph
Grey River Argus , 24 May 1918
The Greymouth Military Service Board sat yesterday when the following appeals were dealt with:-
Archibald Hall, coach proprietor and contractor for Arthur's Pass-Otira mail service, appealed on behalg of Ernest Nolan Pahl, coach driver. This was adjourned for one month for enquiries
* brother Kenneth Stanley Pahl (1889-1964) served as Trooper 58244
* brother Edward John Pahl (1895-1957) served as Sapper 4/1020

Henry PATTERSON, postmaster, Otira
- not found

Charles Henry PEARCE, tunneller, Otira
born: (1880-1964) ?
served as: Sapper 4/1536
unit: Headquarters, No. 3 Relief, Tunnelling Company
embarked: from Auckland 18 December 1915
next of kin: Mrs Love (friend), Otira Tunnel
* Papers Past has various reports of Charles as being sick and wounded & listing his next of kin as Mrs Lone, Love, Long or Lane

A. PRICE, motorman
- Cenotaph has at least 19 A. Price

Edward James PRIEST, Otira
born: (1893-1918) to John & Catherine PRIEST
served as: Corporal 44152
unit: Reinforcements G Company (part), New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 5 April 1917
next of kin: J. Priest (father), Baxter's, Otira Line, Greymouth
EDWARD died of his wounds 29 March 1918 in France, aged 25
(Cenotaph has aged 22)

George Patrick RICH, miner, Otira
born: (1879-1939) to George RICH & Mary Ann Josephine CLARKE
served as: not on Cenotaph

Thomas RITCHIE, laborer, Otira
born: (?-?)
served as: Private 6/3445
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 13 November 1915
next of kin: Mrs A. Ritchie (mother), Marton

Roy William ROONEY, labourer, Otira
born: (1893-1942)
served as: not on Cenotaph

Samuel Arthur ROSE, chucker, Upper Otira
born: (1875-1946) 11th of 12 children of Thomas ROSE (1832-1911) & Sarah ELLIOTT (1834-1913) from Yorkshire, England & died in Cobden, Westland. His first 8 siblings born Australia
served as: Rifleman 56470
unit: 30th Reinforcements H Company
embarked: from Wellington 13 October 1917
next of kin: Mrs L. McLeod (sister), Cobden, Greymouth
* his sister Louisa Rose (born Buninyong) married Daniel McLeod

Neil SELLARS, Kotuku, Otira line
born: (1894-1916) to Neil SELLARS & Jane Ann McCALLUM
served as: Rifleman 24/275
unit: A Company, 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: 9 October 1915
next of kin: Neil Sellars (father), Gorge Road, Southland
NEIL died of his wounds 14 June 1916 in France

Thomas SHANNON, police constable, Otira
- not found

Charlies Henry SMITH, labourer, Otira
- 9 Charles Henry Smith to choose from
- best possibility

Edgar King SMITH, miner, Otira
- not found

John SMITH, laborer, Otira
- about 90 on Cenotaph

Hugh Campbell STEEL, fitter, Public Works Department, Otira
born: (1897-1960) to James & Amelia STEEL
served as: not on Cenotaph

Sidney George STOCKLEY, tunnel
born: (1878-1960) to Joseph & Mary Ann STOCKLEY
served as: not on Cenotaph

William TRACEY, labourer, Otira
- not found

Con TREACY, labourer, Otira
born: (1873-1954)
served as: Rifleman 46900
unit: Reinforcements J Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 26 April 1917
next of kin: Mrs Eliza Treacy (mother), Christchurch Road, Kumara

Robert THOMSON, miner, Kokiri, Otira Line
- many to choose from

Leslie James THOMPSON, sawmiller, Ruru, Otira Line
born: in Australia
served as: Rifleman 56485
unit: Reinforcements G Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 15 August 1917
next of kin: A. R. Thompson (brother), Moana

James TOOHEY, machinist, Otira
- not found

George TRILL, miner, Otira
- not found

Edwin WALDIE, tunnel-digger, Patara, Otira Line
born: (1888-1930) in Australia
served as: Rifleman 56490
unit: Reinforcements G Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
embarked: from Wellington 15 August 1917
next of kin: Mrs Eliza Ann Waldie (mother), 15 Collins St, South Brunswick, Melbourne

Hector Ernest WALKER, Otira
born: (?-?)
served as: Private 6/3192
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 7th Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 9 October 1915
next of kin: Mrs M. F. Le Marchand (mother), Palliser Rd, Roseneath, Wellington

John WALSHE, laborer, Otira
- not found

Piers Acton Eliot WARBURTON
born: (1885-1915) Palmerston North to George Hartop Eliot WARBURTON & Sophia Isabella BUDD
served as Sapper 4/63A
unit: New Zealand Engineers, British Section
embarked: from England
next of kin: not listed
PIERS died of his wounds 30 April 1915 at sea aged 30 on board HMHS Mashobra ex Gallipoli
Hawera & Normanby Star, 10 May 1915
Piers Acton Eliot Warburton, mentioned as having died of wounds at the Dardanelles, was for two years shift engineer at the power house of the Hawera Electric Light Company. He left this employment to take up a position as electrical engineer on the Otira tunnel works some five years ago, but had latterly held a position in Vancouver. At the outbreak of the war he went to England to join the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, and was attached to the engineers section
* Piers was an Inventor. An original printed Patent Application in 1910, Number 18,307, was for a combined reciprocating engines and turb0-electric generator and motors for driving steamships and machinery
* see also Sophia Isabella Budd

Henry WATSON, miner, Otira
- not found

William WESTON, Otira
born: (?-?)
served as: Private 6/3504
unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
embarked: from Wellington 13 November 1915
next of kin: Mrs Maria Weston (mother), 3 Bute Street, Wellington

Charles WHITE, labourer, Otira
- not found

Edward Neil WHITTEN, porter, Otira tunnel
born: (1894-1971) to John & Elizabeth WHITTEN
served as: not on Cenotaph

Richard Percival WILLETTS, surfaceman
born: (1892-1968) to George & Alice Mary WILLETTS
- not on Cenotaph
next of kin: George Willetts (father), Hokitika
His brother George Counsellor Willetts was killed in action at Gallipoli

Leonard Albin WILLIAMS, sawmill hand, Kotuku, Otira Line
- not found

William WILLIAMS, bricklayer, Otira
- many on Cenotaph

William WILMOTT, labourer, Otira
born: (1898-1964)
served as: Lance Corporal 37653
unit: 5th Reinforcements, New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company
embarked: from Wellington 26 April 1917
next of kin: Mrs Esther Kerr (mother), 626 Barbadoes St, Saint Albans, Christchurch
* his mother, Esther Ann Wilmott (1874-1945) married Bendix Hallenstein Kerr (1873-1947) in Opawa 12 Dec 1916 (both widowed). I believe Bendix was related to Bendix Hallenstein (1835-1905)

Alexander John WILSON, machine-man, Otira
- not found

Thomas Campbell WILSON, Otira
born: (1887-) to William WILSON & Elizabeth (possibly nee Curran)
served as: Private 69986
unit: 36th Reinforcements D Company, NZEF
embarked: from Wellington 2 May 1918
next of kin: Miss Amelia Kate Wilson (sister), Park Hotel, Greymouth

Sapper 4/63A, Piers Acton Eliot Warburton

died at sea on board the HMHS Mashobra ex Gallipoli

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BAXTER grooms New Zealand 1863-1933

the BAXTER GROOMS in New Zealand 1863-1933
the names were taken from BDM, spelling may not be correct

Alan Henry Baxter
+ Elinor Elizabeth BENNETT 1915

Albert Baxter
+ Gertrude CODD 1916

Albert Stuart Baxter
+ Muriel Frances MERLET 1926

Albert Victor Baxter
+ Emma THOMAS 1912

Alexander Baxter
+ Janet KENNEDY 1877

Alexander Baxter
+ Sarah Ann SKURR 1896

Alexander Baxter
+ Marjorie Eileen GARDENER 1924

Alexander Baxter
+ Esther Tennant HYSLOP 1930

Alexander Forbes Baxter
+ Florence Mary NORMAN 1919

Alexander Kirk Baxter
+ Elizabeth Sinclair BEGBIE 1867

Alexander Wallace Baxter
+ Frances Gertrude SMITH 1916

Alfred Ernest Baxter
+ Edith Ivy GULLIVER 1906

Alfred George Yorke Baxter
+ Ellen May HYDE 1927

Alfred Kendall Baxter
+ Alice DAY 1900

Andrew Baxter
+ Susan BROWN 1867

Andrew Baxter
+ Mary HAMILTON 1903

Andrew Baxter
+ Jane Ferguson MURDOCH 1911

Andrew Baxter
+ Ellen MAHONY 1914

Archibald Baxter
+ Sarah McLEAN 1872

Archibald Baxter
+ Agnes Tulloch JOHNSTON 1906

Archibald McColl Learmond Baxter
+ Millicent Amiel MacMillan BROWN 1921

Arthur Baxter
+ Catherine McMILLAN 1884

Arthur Baxter
+ Gladys JONES 1921

Arthur Henry Landall Baxter
+ Henrietta Gertrude Rose WATKINS 1933

Arthur John Baxter
+ Ethel CHEETHAM 1908

Arthur William Ian Baxter
+ Edna Marion LORENTZEN 1933

Benjamin Charles Baxter
+ Lily Maud YOUNG 1914

Cedric Eyre Baxter
+ Sarah Lucy Letitia IRVINE 1920

Charles Baxter
+ Edith Eveline GIBBS 1912

Charles Frederick Baxter
+ Kate Matilda NADEN 1894

Charles Frederick Norbury Baxter
+ Elizabeth INDER 1911

Clifford Baxter
+ Janey Rose LINTON 1925

Clifford Ernest Baxter
+ Frances Amy BOULTON 1930

David Baxter
+ Florence Dorothea MULLINS 1909

David Baxter
+ Agnes Anderson MILLER 1914

David Baxter
+ Wilhelmina LISTER 1914

David Baxter
+ Ida BEANGE 1916

David Arthur Baxter
+ Bertha Mary HAND 1895

David Gilbert Baxter
+ Alice May DICK 1933

Donald Baxter
+ Isabella Adelin DENT 1917

Donald Baxter
+ Eleanor LOGAN 1929

Donald Vincent Baxter
+ Leah Le Grand JACOB 1933

Douglas Baxter
+ Flora Jessie WADDELL 1922

Duncan McLean Baxter
+ Georgina JOHNSTON 1907

Erasmus Baxter
+ Annie Stewart FERNANDEZ 1914

Ernest Baxter
+ Eva HENDERSON 1920

Ernest Bernard Baxter
+ Eileen Grace KELLY 1930

Ernest Swan Baxter
+ Alys Helen WADDELL 1921

Ernest Thayer Baxter
+ Florence Louise martin FELTON 1929

Ernest William Baxter
+ Mary Jane MEE 1905

Evan Sutherland Baxter
+ Rebecca DOHERTY 1923

Francis Andrew Baxter
+ Ngaio Edna FOSTER 1921

Francis Brown Baxter
+ Laura Ann Ellen WATERMAN 1913

Fred Baxter
+ Elizabeth DAVIES 1891

George Baxter
+ Jessie WATSON 1878

George Baxter
+ Sarah Jane RAMSAY 1906

George Baxter
+ May Elizabeth GRANGER 1918

George Baxter
+ Dorothy BANKART 1919

George Alexander Baxter
+ Henrietta Jane PATERSON 1926

George Herbert Baxter
+ Jessie JENSEN 1905

George John Baxter
+ Mary CULLEN 1876

George John Baxter
+ Mary Isabel POPHAM 1913

George Paul Steven Baxter
+ Mary Jane MAYFIELD 1922

Harold Baxter
+ Jessie May MURPHY 1923

Harrold Baxter
+ Grace Ann BRIGHT 1873

Harry Baxter
+ Annie MOGRIGE 1897

Hector James Baxter
+ Margaret BRYDONE 1898

Hector James Baxter
+ Dorothy Louise LEEDHAM 1924

Henry Baxter
+ Sarah Jane FOSTER 1877

Henry John Baxter
+ Caroline Clara LAUDALL 1905

Heny Baxter
+ Gwendoline May HALKETT 1933

Herbert Baxter
+ Ivy Helen ROSOMAN 1911

Herbert Wilson Baxter
+ Laurie isabel CHEYNE 1907

Hester James Baxter
+ Ada Ethel HANAWAY 1911

Horace Baxter
+ Jessie EASTON 1889

Hosborough William Baxter
+ Laura DAIKEE 1912

Isaac William Tyrrell Baxter (1866-1947)
+ Mary Elizabeth TREEBY (1866-1900) 1890
+ Caroline Ellen TREEBY (1868-1902) 1901
+ Florence HARRISON 1903

Jack Reid Baxter
+ Iro Cinderella Miriam Nita SMITH 1921

James Baxter
+ Jane WICKHAM 1863

James Baxter
+ Mary BARR 1866

James Baxter
+ Jane WILKINSON 1880

James Baxter

James Baxter
+ Elizabeth Mary COSTER 1893

James Baxter
+ Mary Jane DEACON 1894

James Baxter
+ Emily Burbridge COTTER 1905

James Baxter
+ Annie Ash TWOSE 1906

James Baxter
+ Isabella SHAH 1911

James Baxter
+ Cora Eliza BLACK 1915

James Baxter
+ Lottie BADER 1919

James Baxter
+ May Florence LOGAN 1925

James Baxter
+ Sylva HERD 1926

James Blake Baxter
+ Emily Gladys LAINE 1921

James Lewis Baxter
+ Madeline MacKenzie ROBINSON 1904

James McLaren Baxter
+ Marion McNeil FULTON 1890

James Neil Baxter
+ Iva Maud RANBY 1920

James Nimmo Baxter
+ Elizabeth McKinlay MERCER 1889

James Thomas Baxter
+ Elizabeth Jane BOLTON 1909

Jesse Francis Baxter
+ Margaret Bothwell LECKIE 1883

Jesse Francis Frederick John Baxter
+ Phyllis Myrtle EDWARDS 1912

John Baxter
+ Mary YOUNG 1867

John Baxter
+ Jane RICHARDS 1875

John Baxter
+ Emma HARDING 1875

John Baxter
+ Mary McCOLL 1879

John Baxter
+ Isabella CHAPMAN 1889

John Baxter
+ Mabel Madgeline JOHNS 1892

John Baxter
+ Ada SWAIN 1898

John Baxter
+ Eliza Adelaide PERRY 1904

John Baxter
+ Mary Elizabeth OSBORN 1906

John Cunningham Baxter
+ Edith Adelaide RICHARDSON 1922

John Harold Baxter
+ Margaret STAFFORD 1928

John Henry Baxter
+ Rhoda May RIDDLER 1913

John Joseph Baxter
+ May Suter EVANS 1920

John Kennedy Baxter
+ Mary Florence MORRISON 1904

John Leadson Baxter
+ Frances Evelyn WALTER 1932

John Lindsay Baxter
+ Dorothy Pearl PAYNE 1928

John Logan Baxter
+ Kate McMILLAN 1920

John Matthew Baxter
+ Edith Mabel BURGESS 1899

John Mercer Baxter
+ Mggie Lawson McINTYRE 1925

John Street Baxter
+ Margaret Wardrop BETHUNE 1886

John Swan Baxter
+ Margaret ROUNTREE 1913

John Watson Baxter
+ Clara CANTLON 1895

John Watson Muir Baxter
+ Kathleen Winifred MILLER 1931

John William Baxter
+ Helen Elizabeth THOMSON 1909

John Wilson Baxter
+ Margaret Jane WIGHTMAN 1912

Joseph Baxter
+ Jane HEENAN 1875

Joseph Baxter
+ Rose SMITH 1897

Joseph Baxter
+ Lilpah RICHARDSON 1910

Joseph Baxter
+ Margaret KAHUI 1910

Kenneth Robert Baxter
+ Irene Margaret MILLER 1928

Leigh Easton Baxter
+ Madeline Ivy LEVY 1910

Lionel Whittington Baxter
+ Margaret PRATT 1916

Louis Baxter
+ Mary HAFTKA 1923

Mark Learmont Baxter
+ Margaret McCORKINDALE 1909

Mathew Archibald Baxter
+ Edith McCLAY 1924

Matthew Baxter
+ Catherine ELLIOTT 1883

Matthew Baxter
+ Hannah BYERS 1910

Matthew Alexander Baxter
+ Bridget FITZGERALD 1885

Noble Baxter
+ Alice Bertha Amy CLARK 1920

Norman Lancelot Baxter
+ Ada Ann NIELSEN 1923

Peter Baxter
+ Marion STUART 1891

Ralph Baxter
+ Edna Nicole STEVENSON 1924

alph Waterston Baxter
+ Clara Eleanor CORRY 1924

Raymond Leslie Baxter
+ Agnes McKEE 1923

Reginald Baxter
+ Muriel Isobel McCOLL 1925

Richard John Baxter
+ Alice Thora HARPER 1933

Robert Baxter
+ Elizabeth SWAIN 1863

Robert Baxter
+ Alice Maria HUNTER 1879

Robert Baxter
+ Catherine Elizabeth EVANS 1893

Robert Baxter
+ Mabel EYTON 1915

Robert Baxter
+ Rosina Margeretta HAYWOOD 1924

Robert Baxter
+ Emily Maud Mary AUSTIN 1928

Robert Franklin Baxter
+ Eileen Florence WRIGHT 1926

Robert Gilbert Baxter
+ Miriam HAYES 1885

Robert Hunter Baxter
+ Jessie Evelyn WILSON 1916

Robert Wilson Baxter
+ Edna Sarah MEXTED 1912

Robinson Baxter
+ Dorothy GOODWIN 1933

Robinson Wyllie Baxter
+ Theresa REED 1892

Ronald Baxter
+ Mary Eleanor MORGAN 1929

Samuel Alexander McLean Baxter
+ Mary PORTIS 1905

Samuel Fitzgerald Baxter
+ Elizabeth Jane FORGIE 1907

Samuel McClean Baxter
+ Elizabeth FITZGERALD 1877

Stanley Eyre Baxter
+ Juanita PULLEN-BURRY 1923

Stanley Eyre Baxter
+ Sarah Mary BELL 1933

Stewart David Baxter
+ Pearl Jane WILSON 1921

Stuart Baxter
+ Elizabeth ROUNTREE 1918

Sutcliffe Baxter
+ Martha Emma SARCHET 1874

Thomas Baxter
+ Anna Maria EADES 1875

Thomas Baxter
+ Sarah Amelia CUNNINGHAM 1894

Thomas Baxter
+ Emma Phoebe JONES 1898

Whitton Thomas Baxter
+ Mary Jane THOMPSON 1902

Thomas Baxter
+ Edith Eliza JONES 1913

Thomas Baxter
+ Lillian May PARKES 1919

Thomas Albert Baxter
+ Elizabeth Nina BROWN 1922

Thomas James Baxter
+ Agnes Russell BROWN 1918

Thomas Nedrick Baxter
+ Mary Jane GILMOUR 1902

Thomas Nimmo Baxter
+ Catherine STUART 1893

Thomas Owen Baxter
+ Olga Henrietta GAETH 1920

Walter Baxter
+ Elizabeth Ann ROWSE 1904

Walter Baxter
+ May Jessie STYCHE 1904

William Baxter
+ Anne LUPTON 1869

William Baxter
+ Maria SMITH 1873

William Baxter
+ Anne STINSON 1881

William Baxter
+ Euphemia Oamaru Lynox CHERRIE (1879-1956) 1897

William Baxter
+ Henrietta GARRICK 1904

William Baxter
+ Violet CAMERON 1908

William Baxter
+ Annie Elizabeth FOSTER 1912

William Baxter
+ Ethel Bruce LOCKHART 1918

William Arthur Baxter
+ Eliza Speid THOMSON 1906

William Bird Baxter
+ Mary Agnes HARRIS 1902

William Edmund Baxter
+ Ivy Blanche GAMBLE 1920

William Edward Sawers Baxter
+ Annie Colquhoun JACKSON 1888

William Ennis Baxter
+ Matilda Susanna ANDREWS 1870

William Ernest Baxter
+ Agnes Frances MEYER 1914

William Garland Baxter
+ Violet Esther SNOOK 1921

William Gill Baxter
+ Kathleen MORLEY 1928

William Henry Baxter
+ Marherita LEMON 1918

William James Baxter
+ Queenie Georgina Myrtle HARVEY 1931

William John Baxter
+ Florence Esther BLAKE 1886

William John Baxter
+ Katie May STUART 1928

William John Baxter
+ Hilda Agnes BUTTERS 1928

William Shirley Baxter
+ Rachel DAILEY 1892

William Stuart Baxter
+ Alice HOWELL 1872

William Warner Baxter
+ Jenny Mable JORK 1905

William Whittington Baxter
+ Ellen Rebekah ATTKINS 1915

MORTON buried Christchurch, New Zealand

the MORTON buried Christchurch as at Jan 2014
* unnamed or born still children not listed here
* some birth dates may be approximate based on listed age at death

ADA ALICE Morton (nee McCLURE)
born: 1902
married: Cecil Mervyn Morton in 1923
died: 12 Nov 1970 aged 68
buried: Plot 1A.4, Block A at Lyttelton Anglican with Cecil

born: 1878
died: 29 Sep 1963 aged 85
buried: Plot 29, Block 7C at Sydenham

born: 1872
died: 4 July 1960 aged 88
buried: Plot 146, Block 9 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1865
died:7 May 1948 aged 83
buried: Plot 63, Block 33 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1835
died: 12 March 1895 aged 60
buried: Plot 2, Block 23A at Linwood

born: 1859
died: 3 Aug 1951 aged 92
buried: Plot 584C, Block 0 at Addington

born: 1855
died: 17 Sep 1937 aged 82
buried: Plot 81, Block 40 age Bromley

born: 1880
died: 23 July 1954 aged 74
buried: Plot 0.56, Block G at Lyttelton Public

born: 20 April 1903
died: 16 Oct 1976 aged 73
buried: Plot 1A.4, Block A at Lyttelton Anglican with Ada

born: 1859
died: 11 May 1920 aged 61
buried: Plot 584A, Block 0 at Addington

born: 1864
died: 12 Jan 1928 aged 64
buried: Plot 135, Block 32 at Bromley

born: 1894
married: Ebenezer Morton in 1928
died: 7 Dec 1982 aged 88
buried: Plot 300, Block 18 at Ruru Lawn

DAVID Morton
born: 1861
died: 27 Oct 1947 aged 86
buried: Plot 86, Block A at Belfast cemetery with wife Frances & daughter Evelyn

born: 1896
served: in WWI as Private 3/2492 with the 16th Reinforcements New Zealand Medical Corps, NZEF. His next of kin was his brother, W. Morton of Quarry Road, Hastings. He embarked from Wellington 19 Aug 1916
married: Ellen Louisa Charlotte Annie JENNINGS 30 Dec 1919 (divorced)
married: Daisy Alice HOOKER (above) on 21 March 1928
died: 24 July 1961 aged 65
buried: Plot 87, Block 1B at Ruru Lawn
(1st wife Ellen remarried (under her maiden name of Jennings) Harry James William DURRANT (1902-1979) Xmas Eve 1927)

born: 1825
died: 22 May 1918 aged 93
buried: Plot 93, Block 36A at Linwood

ELIZABETH AGNES Morton (spinster)
born: 1882 (arrived NZ c1888)
died: 28 Sep 1930 aged 48
buried: Plot 259, Block 12 at Bromley

born: 1890
died: 29 Aug 1979 aged 89
buried: Plot 81, Block 40 at Bromley

ELIZABETH MAUD Morton (married)
born: 1919
died: 28 Aug 1939 aged 20
buried: Plot 68, Block 38C at Sydenham

born: 1911 to David & Francis Evelyn
died: 18 Feb 1921 aged 10
buried: Plot 87, Block A at Belfast cemetery with parents

born: 1878
died: 8 Nov 1883 aged 5
buried: Plot, Block E at Lyttelton Anglican

born: 1892
married: David Morton in 1910
died: 19 Oct 1935 aged 43
buried: Plot 87, Block A at Belfast cemetery with David & daughter Evelyn

born: 1926
died: 9 July 1996 aged 70
buried: Plot 70, Block B at Avonhead

born: 1831
died: 3 Feb 1900 aged 68
buried: Plot 13.1, Block B at Lyttelton Anglican with Harriet Maria

born: 1888
died: 4 Oct 1956 aged 68
buried: Plot 193, Block 37 at Ruru Lawn

GORDON JAMES 'John' Morton
born: 1915
died: 19 Sep 1957 aged 42
buried: Plot 88, Block A at Belfast cemetery

born: 1874
died: 16 Aug 1951 aged 77
buried: Plot 13.1, Block B at Lyttelton Anglican with George

born: 1921
died: 8 Feb 1998 aged 76
buried: Plot 116, Block 45 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1914
died: 21 Feb 1970 aged 55
buried: Plot 116, Block 45 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1897
died: 26 Oct 1981 aged 84
buried: Plot 30, Block 7C at Sydenham

born: Sep 1885
parents: Charles Roland MORTON & Ann Ellen HILL
died: 2 Aug 1888 aged 3.1
buried: Plot 584A, Block 0 at Addington

born: 1920
died: 23 June 2007 aged 87
buried: Plot 8, Block Lawn at Waimairi

born: 1980
died: 4 Oct 1980 aged 7 months
buried: Plot 889, Block Lawn at Waimairi

JAMES Morton
born: 1871
died: 17 Aug 1943 aged 72
buried: Plot 17, Block 36A at Sydenham

JAMES Morton
born: 1844
died: 9 June 1928 aged 84
buried: Plot 148, Block A at Belfast cemetery

born: 1828
died: 4 March 1890 aged 61
buried: Plot 1347C, Block 0 at Addington

JANE VALLANCE Henderson-Morton
born: 10 April 1851 East Kilbride, Scotland
married: William Henderson (1845-1930) 1870 in Southland
died: 20 Feb 1924 aged 72
buried: 20 Feb 1964 Plot 55, Block pr6 at Waimairi

born: 1926
died: 4 Dec 2004 aged 78
buried: Plot 290, Block 14 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1963
died: 14 Feb 1965 aged 15 months
buried: Plot 17NEC, Block 4 at Ruru Lawn

JOHN Morton
born: 1851
died: 31 May 1901 aged 50
buried: Plot 177, Block 29 at Linwood

born: 1922
died: 27 April 2000 aged 78
buried: Plot 124, Block 15 at Ruru Lawn

born: 11 June 1915
died: 7 Sep 1974 aged 58
buried: Plot 8, Block Lawn at Waimairi

born: 1937
died: 20 Aug 2009 aged 72
buried: Plot 45, Block 1 at Avonhead

born: 1846 (arrived NZ c1886)
died: 17 Jan 1914 aged 67
buried: Plot 81, Block 34 at Linwood with Wilhelmina

born: 1930
died: 1 Aug 1993 aged 63
buried: Plot 300, Block 18 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1977
died: 26 Sep 1978 aged 1
buried: Plot 889, Block Lawn at Waimairi

born: 1915
died: 23 Aug 1915 aged 6 weeks
buried: Plot 30, Block 7C at Sydenham
(database has her buried Sydenham AND Linwood)

MARY Morton
born: 1857
died: 19 Aug 1922 aged 65
buried: Plot 147, Block A at Belfast cemetery

MARY Morton
born: 1901
died: 7 Sep 1967 aged 66
buried: Plot 304, Block 7 at Ruru Lawn

MARY Morton
born: 1850 (arrived NZ c1877)
died: 28 April 1937 aged 88
buried: Plot 429, Block 10 at Bromley

MARY ANN Morton (nee BOYD)
born: 1880
married: Thomas Morton in 1915
died: 8 Aug 1971 aged 91
buried: Plot 145, Block A at Belfast cemetery with Thomas

born: 1880
died: 25 March 1962 aged 82
buried: Plot 31, Block 19A at Sydenham

born: 1865
died: 31 July 1939 aged 74
buried: Plot 30, Block 7C at Sydenham

born: 1904
died: 8 Nov 1967 aged 63
buried: Plot 30, Block 7C at Sydenham

NOEL CHARLES Morton (publican)
born: 1893
died: 27 march 1972 aged 79
buried: Plot 193, Block 37 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1925
died: 16 Jan 2006 aged 80
buried: Plot 124, Block 15 at Ruru Lawn

born: Dec 1950
died: 25 Dec 1950 aged 12 hours
buried: Plot 56NWC, Block 37C at Sydenham

born: 1881
died: 7 Sep 1945 aged 64
buried: Plot 0.56, Block G at Lyttelton Public

born: 1879
died: 18 Jan 1947 aged 67
buried: Plot 11, Block 2H RSA at Bromley

born: 1905
died: 26 July 1966 aged 61
buried: Plot 83, Block 38 at Ruru Lawn

SARAH BALFOUR Morton (married)
born: 1849
died: 13 Aug 1927 aged 78
buried: Plot 81, Block 40 at Bromlwy

SARAH CAROLINE Morton (widow)
born: 1870 (arrived NZ c1904)
died: 14 March 1936 aged 66
buried: Plot 290, Block 13 at Bromley

born: 1874
died: 21 Oct 1944 aged 70
buried: Plot 146, Block A at Belfast cemetery with Mary Ann

born: 1899 (arrived NZ c1926)
died: 8 May 1953 aged 54
buried: Plot 304, Block 7 at Ruru Lawn

born: 1926
died: 3 Aug 1990 aged 64
buried: Plot 290, Block 14 at Ruru Lawn

WILHELMINA Morton (widow)
born: 1857
died: 10 Dec 1937 aged 80
buried: Plot 81, Block 34 at Linwood with John Wilson Morton

WILLIAM Morton (solicitor)
born: 1834
died: 26 Sep 1918 aged 84
buried: Plot 50, Block 28C at Sydenham

Gavin BRIGHTON + Elizabeth NICOLL - 17 children

Southland Times, 23 March 1880
TO MERCHANTS, FARMERS and OTHERS Having commenced business as Ham and Bacon Curer, I beg to state that I am a cash buyer of pigs
GAVIN BRIGHTON, Earn Street (Near Rodie's Appleby Hotel), INVERCARGILL

Southland Times, 4 January 1869
I, Daniel Rodie, of Appleby, near Invercargill, in the Province of Southland, Storekeeper, do hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply to the Justices sitting at the Resident magistrate's Court, to be holden at Invercargill, on the 13th day of January, 1869, for a certificate authorising the issue of a Publican's License for a house situate at Appleby, near Invercargill, in my occupation, and containing a bar and two Sitting Rooms, and two bedrooms, exclusive of those required by my family, not at present licensed, to be known by the name of the Appleby Hotel

GAVIN BRIGHTON (1855-1934)
married in New Zealand on 25 October 1878 to:

GAVIN & ELIZABETH had 17 children:
... 1
1879 - 1939 Annie Burns Brighton

ANNIE married James Blee (1880-1960) in 1909
the known children of JAMES & ANNIE:
* 1909 - 1968 Hilda Burns Blee
* 1911 - 1986 George Alexander Blee
* 1913 - Albert Blee
ANNIE BURNS Blee died at Lorneville on 11 November 1939 aged 60
- she is buried Plot 83, Block 26 at Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill
JAMES Blee died 3 May 1960 aged 80
- he is buried Plot 430, Block 36 at Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill

... 2
1881 - 1944 Andrew Nicoll Brighton

Andrew married Catherine McLeod SINCLAIR in 1911
In January 1918 Andrew was 'Called to the Colours' in the First Division Southland Recruiting District
BRIGHTON, Andrew Nicoll, head storeman, 9 Fox street, Avenal, Invercargill

... 3
1882 - 1906 Jessie Reid Brighton

JESSIE died 15 June 1906 aged 23
she is buried Grave 35, Block IV at Wairio cemetery with her parents

... 4
1883 - 1883 Margaret Nicoll Brighton

MARGARET died 6 October 1883 aged 6 weeks
she is buried Plot 1X, Block 1 at Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill

... 5
1885 - 1972 Ellen Brighton

born 16 May 1885
ELLEN married William Boden ROSS in 1913

... 6
1887 - 1915 George Brighton

George served in WWI as Lance Corporal 7/748 with the Canterbury Mounted Rifles. George died of his wounds 27 November 1915 at Gallipoli aged 28
Otago Daily Times, 8 December 1915 FOR THE EMPIRE'S CAUSE BRIGHTON - Died of gunshot wound and compund fracture if skull received while fighting for his country, and buried at sea on November 27, George Brighton (No.7/748 Canterbury Mounted, 4th Reinforcements), son of Gavin Brighton, Nightcaps; aged 28 years

... 7
1888 - 1951 John Brighton

born 19 August 1888
John was an Electrician
John married Marie KARST (1879-1956) in 1916
John Brighton, 91 Moorhouse avenue, Christchurch, linesman, etc., said he was a Christadelphian, and had religious objections to serving. The chairman said the only two religious bodies recognised in this respect were the Christadelphians and the Quakers. Appellant refused to sign an undertaking to perform non-combatant service, holding that if he did so he would become a member of a military organisation. The appeal was dismissed
JOHN died 25 September 1951 aged 63
MARIE died 1 September 1956 aged 78
they are buried together Plot 139, Block 13 at Bromley cemetery. Christchurch

... 8
1889 - 1973 William Brighton

William married Mary Camelia PETERSON (1894-1963) in 1914
they lived Main street, Green Island, Dunedin
WILLIAM died 8 July 1973 aged 83
he is buried with Mary in Plot 82, Block 38 age Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill

... 9
1890 - 1890 Gavin Brighton

born 12 September 1890
GAVIN died 13 September 1890 aged 1 day
he is buried Plot 1X, Block 1 at Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill

... 10
1892 - James Brighton

James served in WWI as Private 8/3872 with the NZEF, 10th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
In October 1917 James was one of the Southland detail that returned into Wellington

... 11
1894 - 1966 Mary Brighton

At the Dec 1907 Nightcaps School Breakup May was in Standard IV and came 1st
MARY married Charles David LAMOND in 1921

... 12
1894 - 1973 Robert Burns Brighton

born 14 October 1894
- nothing else known

... 13
1897 - 1986 Olive May Brighton

born 10 June 1897
At the Dec 1907 Nightcaps School Breakup Olive was in Standard II and came 1st equal with May Clifford. At the Dec 1910 Nightcaps School Breakup Olive received an Attendance prize as did her sisters Eunice & Isabell. Olive also came 1st of Standard V. In 1911 she was in Standard VI and came 1st in class. She received a good attendance certificate and came 2nd equal in cookery with Grace Hunter
OLIVE married Albert Edward COX in 1926

... 14
1898 - 1960 Ariel Brighton

In the Dec 1912 Nightcaps school break up, Ariel was in Standard 6, came 2nd in class and received a Proficiency Certificate

... 15
1900 - 1987 Isabell Brighton

born 21 June 1900
At the Dec 1913 Nightcaps School Breakup Isabell was in Standard VI and received a prize for Progress & Cookery and received an Attendance Certificate
ISABELL married Leonard William WORTHINGTON (1896-1982) in 1929
Leonard served in WWI as Trooper 13/2507 with the Auckland Mounted Rifles. He enlisted from Maungaturoto, North Auckland

... 16
1902 - 1981 Eunice Brighton

born 23 October 1902
At the Dec 1913 Nightcaps School Breakup Eunice was in Standard III and came 1st equal with Tullock Johnston in Home Exercise and received the Standard III prize for Good Attendance
EUNICE married Francis Alfred WELLS in 1925

... 17
1906 - 1986 Otheus Brighton

born 18 November 1906
At the Dec 1913 Nightcaps School Breakup Otheus was in Standard I and received a prize for Spelling
In 1940s 'surfaceman' Otheus & Mary Mavis (1905-1968) Brighton were living in a Railway House in Otira Village (high in the Southern Alps)
In 1923 the Otira Rail Tunnel opened and linked Christchurch with Greymouth
In 2013 the whole Town of Otira (18 railway houses, a hall, 1 hotel & fire station) was up for sale for $1 million

ELIZABETH NICOLL died 11 December 1933 aged 72
GAVIN BRIGHTON died 14 June 1934 aged 79
they are buried together Grave 35, Block IV at Wairio cemetery
- with them is their 23 year old daughter Jessie Reid Brighton

TIMELINE of Gavin Brighton
Southland Times, 4 May 1883 WASTE LANDS BOARD
Thomas Church and Gavin Brighton, having applied for section 62, Wairaki, were invited to tender for it.
The same course was adopted with reference to section 182, Wairio, for which Gavin Brighton, T. Scully, R. Barker and A. York were applicants.

Southland Times, 1 October 1883
It is not often that fire in a wooden house can be put out, but the residence of Mr G. Brighton, Ear, street, Invercargill, has twice passed through the 'ordeal by fire' with the result of an interior scorching. The latest occasion was on the morning of Friday last, when, a little before eight o'clock, Mrs Brighton became aware that the house was full of smoke, and on examination found a sitting room in full blaze. Fortunately several neighbors had not left home for business, and Messrs Crease, Culcott and Lawlor were speedily on the scene. They had great difficulty in remaining in the burning room, but eventually succeeded in checking the flames, not, however, before the room was wrecked and the joisting charred. The damage will be made good by an insurance as it was on the previous occasion. The fire broke out in the same spot both times and is supposed to have originated in a faulty chimney. Why do householders not line their chimneys with 10 or 12-inch glazed pipes? They can be swept as clean as a floor and the fire can then pass out through the, too often, scamped brickwork

Southland Times, 9 October 1891
Annie Lawrence and Gavin Brighton were granted time to pay rent due on the sections at Tisbury and Linton Dell respectively

Otago Witness, 11 July 1895 KNOX CHURCH MEMORIAL SERVICE
TO THE EDITOR - Sir, Kindly allow me through your popular paper to make a few remarks upon the letter signed by Mr Gavin Brighton, criticising the Knox Church memorial service by Rev J. A. Gardiner, and taking exception to the closing sentences of his discourse as published in your issue of 13th ult. I need scarcely say the Rev Mr Gardiner voiced the feelings of all who knew the late lamented Dr Stuart on that day and I fail to see how the expressions referred to can intelligently be construed to support Mr Gavin Brighton's criticism in trying to place the Presbyterian Church and the Bible against the teaching of the Rev Mr Gardiner's statements ... more

Southland Times, 22 March 1901
Mr Gavin Brighton asked that, seeing a new road had been opened through section 6, Wairaki, the road through section 62 be closed - Council have no objection

Otago Daily Times, 19 September 1907
Gavin Brighton offer 2d per acre for lease of section 20, Wairio district - Consideration held over

Northern Advocate, 30 April 1913 GAVIN BRIGHTON, LAND SUIT
Notice of appeal has been filed by W. A. Stout against the judgement of his Honour, Sir Joshua Williams, in the case of Gavin Brighton v the Minister of Lands and the Commissioner of Lands for SOuthland heard at the March sittings of the Supreme Court. The circumstances are briefly:- The appellant purchased the fee simple of his lease in perpetuity to the coal measures besides the surface rights. His Honour found the former remained the property of the Crown

Otago Daily Times, 18 July 1914
Gavin Brighton, referring to a statement in a letter by T. Buxton, that "Agnostics must organise" in connection with the Bible-in-Schools question, says the Agnostics are pretty well organised already "for greater ignorance of the subject matter in the Bible cannot be found in any organised body than is shown in the churches"

Otago Daily Times, 30 November 1916
Gavin Brighton challenges the accuracy of the statement by the Rev J. A. Asher in the Presbyterian General Assembly that the war has never spelt blessing to religion

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 30 July 1918
NIGHTCAP NOTES Every now and again farmers around the district are annoyed by roaming dogs, and this week Mr Gavin Brighton had the misfortune to lose about 9 sheep that had been worried by dogs. However, the culprit dogs were traced to the home and destroyed by the owners

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 25 February 1919
An announcement pasted up in a prominent position in the township informs the readers of same that a well known resident, Mr Gavin Brighton, is intending to take the law into his own hands in regard to meting out punishment to possible thieves, whom he alleges are pestering him. The announcement proclaims that the thief may expect to be shot like a rat, with a bullet through his body if he persists in his thieving. To some people this seems strange language; one would think the thief was an animal, only that animals would not need public warning

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 7 July 1919
Yesterday Mr Gavin Brighton fell off a traction engine, which he recently purchased at Moretown and sustained a broken leg. He was conveyed to the Hospital by motor-car, per medium Mr Peter Grant

Otago Daily Times, 23 August 1920
The Southland News state the Nightcaps people are interested in an unusual position which has arisen between Mr Gavin Brighton, of Nightcaps, and the Ohai Railway Board. It appears that the Ohai Railway runs through Mr Brighton's property, the board having leased the right-of-way for a period of 50 years. One of the clauses of the lease gives Mr Brighton power to re-enter his property should any of the conditions of lease be violated and apparently this position arose last week, the result being that, after warning the board, Mr Brighton took possession of his property again last Saturday. During Sunday he erected a barricade across the line at his boundary and hoisted a warning signal for the trains to stop. On Monday morning, the driver ignored the barricade and signals, and drove straight through the blockade, scattering timbers on either side. At present there is a truce between the parties, by mutual arrangement, but it is understood that Mr Brighton intends to carry the matter further

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 10 January 1922
NIGHTCAPS TOWN BOARD Gavin Brighton complained of being refused admission to the supper room by the doorkeeper on the occasion of the opening of the Post Office - Letter received. Members considered the charge unfounded

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 24 July 1923
Gavin Brighton, Nightcaps, asked that proceedings be taken against a resident for riding horse on footpath in Morley, Village Sett;ement - Resident to be cautioned

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 3 July 1928
Gavin Brighton of Nightcaps, applied for lease of Section 5, Block II, Morley Village, 4 acres, 2 roods, which had been recently surrendered by the Nightcaps Coal co. - Year to year license granted at 1 per annum on usual conditions

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 7 May 1929
An accident that might easily have had more serious consequences befell Mr Gavin Brighton on Friday evening. While engaged felling willow trees he was penned down by a falling tree and was held down for about half an hour before his cries attracted attention from a resident some distance away. Mr Brighton was in a state of collapse when extricated from his unpleasant position, but fortunately sustained no serious injury

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 3 July 1928
Mr Gavin Brighton, Nightcaps, who has been laid up for the last week, has sufficiently recovered to enable him to again take up his duties

OTIRA viaduct
between Otira and Arthur's Pass
see Otheus Brighton (child 17)

SPROTT marriages New Zealand 1871-1934

known SPROTT MARRIAGES in New Zealand 1871 - 1934

Alfred Sprott
married Leah Margaret HEATH in 1923

Cyril Sprott
married Elizabeth Wilkie SOMERVILLE in 1932

Ernest Dobson Sprott
married Elsie Amy FARROW in 1924

Frederick William Sprott
married Caroline STEWART in 1899
the known children of FREDERICK & CAROLINE:
* 1899 - unnamed child Sprott
* 1900 - Caroline Jane Tui Sprott
* 1901 - Samuel Cyril Sprott
* 1903 - Miles Herbert Sprott
* 1904 - Lilian May Sprott
* 1906 - Desma Kura Sprott
* 1907 - Maurice Sprott
* 1910 - Eileen Sprott
* 1911 - Stewart Basil Sprott

Gilbert Cecil Sprott
married Mildred Gertrude Audrey BADELEY in 1934

Henry Sprott (1842-1934)
married Jane McMILLAN (1853-1931) in 1888
Star, 5 June 1888 SPROTT-McMILLAN - May 24, at the residence of the bride's parents, Halfway Bush, Dunedin, by the Rev E. R. Sutherland, Henry Sprott, Chertsey, to Jane, second daughter of Mr Angus McMillan
the known children of HENRY & JANE:
* 1889 - Henry Angus Sprott
* 1891 - Mary Jane SPrott
* 1893 - John Samuel Sprott
* 1895 - James William Sprott
JANE Sprott died 15 April 1931 aged 78
HENRY Sprott died 13 May 1934 aged 82
- they are buried Plot 28, Area 33 at Ashburton cemetery

Henry Angus Sprott
married Ida Elizabeth HARRISON in 1927

Herbert Myles Sprott
married Margaret Evelyn De LURY in 1928

Hugh Wilson Sprott
married Selina Margaret CROFT in 1926

John Samuel Sprott (1893-1958)
* son of Henry SPROTT (1842-1934) & Jane McMILLAN (1853-1931)
married Caroline Jane Tui SPROTT (1900-1967) in 1918
* daughter of Frederick William SPROTT (1873-1960) & Caroline STEWART (1876-1959)
JOHN SAMUEL Sprott died 19 Jan 1958 aged 64
CAROLINE JANE TUI Sprott died 23 August 1967 aged 67
- they are buried Plots 36 & 37, Area 265 at Ashburton cemetery

Joseph Sprott
married Catherine McKENZIE in 1891

Maurice Sprott
married Agnes Lamont HILL in 1930

Robert Sprott
married Margaret Agnew LAWRIE (1857-1932) in 1876
(both from Scotland)
the known children of ROBERT & MARGARET:
* 1877 - 1877 Robert Andrew Sprott (aged 6 months)
* 1878 - 1967 William Lawrie Sprott
* 1880 - 1960 Susan Sprott
* 1881 - 1965 Hugh Wilson Sprott (buried Dunedin)
* 1883 - 1962 Robert Sprott (Private 22394)
* 1884 - 1884 Margaret Sprott (aged 3 weeks, buried Green Island)
* 1885 - 1944 James Sprott (Private 29683)
* 1887 - 1918 George Sprott (Private 23/389)
* 1888 - Jane Sprott
* 1891 - 1975 Sydney Sprott
* 1893 - 1915 Percy George Sprott (Private 8/1642)
* 1895 - 1915 Frederick Charles Sprott (Private 8/1641)
* 1897 - 1980 Gilbert Cecil Sprott (died Christchurch)
* 1899 - 1968 Margaret Lilian Sprott (never married, lived Mosgiel)
* 1902 - 1902 born still Sprott (buried with parents at Green Island)
SEE ALSO Kiwis on Chunuk Bair
ROBERT died 23 June 1920 aged 74
MARGARET AGNEW died 9 Dec 1932 in Momona, Allanton aged 74
they are buried Plot 76, Block 3 at Green Island Cemetery, Dunedin
(with them is 3 week old Margaret (1884) & their born still baby (1902)

Robert Sprott
married Annie McNEILL in 1923

Robert McClelland Sprott
married Nora HOLLIS in 1910

Samuel Sprott
married Annie Elizabeth McKENZIE in 1884

Sydney Sprott
married Amy Carvosso BIRCH in 1924

Walter Sprott
married Margaret Ethel HINES in 1900

William Andrew Sprott (1858-1922)
married Bertha Emma Croad MASON (1864-1964) in 1888
the known children of WILLIAM & BERTHA:
* 1889 - Bertha Mary Sprott
* 1892 - Violet Bell Sprott
* 1896 - Jessie Main Sylvester Sprott

William Laurie Sprott
married Catherine WEIR in 1903

William Lawrie Sprott (1878-1967)
married Maud Johnstone HUSKISSON in 1913

William McClough Sprott
married Beatrice Ivy HYNDS in 1926

Annie Kathleen Sprott
married Ernest William George COLENDGE in 1902

Caroline Jane Tui Sprott
married John Samuel SPROTT in 1918

Constance Sprott
married Henry Redvers Buller JACOBI in 1924

Constance Isabel Sprott
married Charles Dorey HARDIE in 1886
the known children of CONSTANCE & CHARLES;
* 1886 - Leonard Francis Dorey hardie
* 1887 - Clarence Stanley hardie
* 1889 - Leslie Rupert Hardie
* 1892 - Amone Guinevere Hardie
* 1894 - Kinloch Sprott Hardie

Decima Koura Sprott
married Darcy Paul TOZER in 1930

Eileen Sprott
married Herbert Ashley GRIMWOOD in 1930

Eileen Grace Sprott
married Herbert Lawrence LEWIS in 1926

Isabella Guiney Sprott
married Alexander Robertson CONNELL in 1933

Jane Sprott
married Stuart LINDSAY in 1927

Jane Samson Sprott
married Robert Lucas McLENAHAN in 1871

Jessie Main Silvester Sprott (1896-1988)
married Albert James RYAN in 1928

Lillian May Sprott
married James Ure DOBSON in 1933
Evening Post, 28 March 1932 The engagement is announced of James Ure, youngest son of Mrs Dobson and the late Mr W. Dobson, of Wellington, to Lillian May, second daughter of Mr and Mrs F. W. Sprott, of Belfast, North Canterbury

May Sprott
married Athol Egbert CARRINGTON in 1922

Susan Sprott
married John Davidson DUNCAN in 1926

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Southland Times, 20 January 1879

The fine clipper ship Western Monarch, with our old friend Captain Watson on board in command, arrived at the lower anchorage at the Bluff yesterday morning, from London. She has on board 369 immigrants and 9 saloon passengers, besides a crew of 46 men all told.
As soon as she came to an anchor Captain Thomson, Harbor Master, proceeded to the pilot station, accompanied by the representatives of the press, and went on board as health officer, and after receiving the report from the doctor gave the press representatives permission to board.

Captain Watson courteously intimated his willingness to give every information respecting the boyage and ship, and after detailing the passage out, assisted by the doctor, he accompanied the health officer and your own and went over the whole of the immigrants quarters.

The Western Monarch left Plymouth on the 30th October, after having embarked all her passengers on the previous day. Fifteen minutes after leaving port the first death occurred on board - an infant which had been brought on board having wasted away - and although this at the time may have been considered an ill omen, yet in this instance it proved not to be so, as the passage of the Western Monarch throughout has been one of the finest. Here we may state also that during the whole passage there were only three deaths, one being the infant named above, another an infant dry nursed, and another a single man named Arthur O'Keefe, aged 28 years, from consumption, who had come on board almost in the last stage of that disease with a faint hope that the sea voyage might prove beneficial.
Three births also took place and all are doing well.

Whilst examining the 'tween decks, the immigrants, both married and single, expressed their heartfelt satisfaction at the treatment accorded them by Captain Watson and his officers, and especially by Dr James W. P. Hosking, who was unwearying in attending to their medicinal requirements. There was not trace of contagious disease on the passage, and all on board arrived in a fine state of health excepting one poor fellow, John Baldwin, aged 30, of Waterford, who is confined to bed suffering from consumption. (He died in the Hospital on 26 Jan)
The immigrants themselves appear to be a fine class of people, and what renders them a greater acquisition is the fact that several bring the wherewithal to give them a good footing ashore - one having given the doctor charge of 150 (Jan 2014 equivalent of $23,370), another 50, and others possessed of sums sufficient to give them a start.

The arrangement for comfort in the 'tween decks were of the best, the only part which would admit of improvement being the divisions between the berths of the married couples, which has been represented several times to the Commissioners, and although the Western Monarch has been better fitted in this respect than the generality of immigrant vessel, yet there is still room for improvement. The state of cleanliness and order throughout the immigrants' quarters not only says great things for the passengers themselves but redounds to the credit of Captain Watson and Dr Hosking, the usual disinfectants which so annoy visitors in emigrant vessel being apparently quite unnecessary on the Western Monarch, and only noticeable by their absence.

The ship herself is particularly well adapted for an emigrant vessel, being over 1300 toms register, with a spacious 'tween decks, which gave the passengers an abundance of room and consequently added to their comfort considerably. She was built in Barrow-in-Furness, by the Barrow Shipbuilding Company, and is almost a new vessel. She registers 1315 tons, and is owned by the Royal Exchange Shipping Company. She is fitted with all the latest improvements in every way, having steam winch, condenser, and steam appliances for working the yards and anchors, also fire apparatus. She is also possessed of a marked improvement on ordinary vessels, in that her lifeboats forward, which are capable of carrying 160 passengers, are always slung aboard in davits, ready to lower at a moments notice, and this in the event of colliding would be an immense advantage, the usual custom being to have all boars, excepting one or two aft, turned bottom up and well secured on the skids, which necessitates considerable loss of valuable time before they can be lowered. She is also furnished with patent anchors with improved detaching gear, which does away with the usual billhooking at the catheads, the anchors being slipped off the forecastle-head, at a moments notice.

After sailing from Plymouth the Western Monarch got moderate winds until sighting the Island of Maderia, on the 6th Nov,m where she was becalmed for four days, all the time in sight of the Island; got away again on the 10th November and had a complete change in the weather, a severe thunderstorm overtaking her, with vivid flashes of lightning. This settled into a steady N.W. gale, which necessitated her running under close-reefed topsails for three days. On the 16th of November, got the N.E. trades in 20 N. They, however, proved very limited and of little use and were lost in 7 N. on the 24th November. Got the S.E. trades in 4 N., which proved far more serviceable, they being well easterly, which enabled her to make two points easting the whole time, and did not run out of them till the 9th December.
Sighted Nightingale and Inaccessible Islands on the 14th December and Gulf Island on the 15th, with fine weather, On the 22nd passed the meridian of the Cape to the north of the Crozets. Run the easting down on meridian 47, with good steady westerly winds, and averaged 270 miles daily until within 200 miles of New Zealand, when she run into a thick fog and dodged along under easy canvass for three days, a strong N.E. to S. breeze blowing until the morning of the 18th inst., when the fog lifted and Solanders Island was sighted and the yards squared for the Straits.
The s.s. Arawata was passed off the Solanders, also a barque beating to the westward. At 6 p.m. on the 18th hove to under Stewarts island and at daylight yesterday morning run across the Straits, but a thick fog hanging over the Bluff hill Captain Watson deemed it prudent to run back to Stewarts Island, but the fog lifting soon afterwards he stood across the Straits and receiving the signal from the Flagstaff to run in to the pilot boar he ran in under Look-out Point, where received the Pilot on board, who brought her up to the lower anchorage.
As soon as the passengers are cleared Captain Watson will land them either in boats at the Pilot Station or by steamer at the wharf and proceed on his voyage to Dunedin, where he will discharge his cargo, none of it being for Southland

West Coast Times, 9 January 1879 - INVERCARGILL
Labor generally is scarce and the arrival of the ship Western Monarch with immigrants, is anxiously looked forward to. She has nearly four hundred souls on board

Southland Times, 9 January 1879 - IMMIGRANT STATISTICS
From the certified list which the immigration officer, Mr Lillicrap, has just received, and to which he has courteously granted us access, we glean some interesting details regarding this shipment of immigrants.
The 369 souls in the ship are apportioned as to age generally ans sex as follows:-
194 male & 111 female
28 male & 24 female
6 male& 6 female

Of the males there are 172 farm laborers, 7 general laborer, 2 gardeners, 2 shepherds, 1 rough carpenter, 1 carpenter & 1 painter
Of the females there are 38 general servants, 5 housemaids, 4 dairymaids, 3 cooks, 2 nurses & 1 nursemaid

213 are English, 125 are Irish, 13 are Scottish, 15 are Welsh, 2 are Australian & 1 Channel Islander. Nearly half of the English immigrants are from the counties of Gloucestershire, Cornwall and Devon, the remainder representing over a score of counties between Berwick-on-Tweed and Lands End. The Scotch hail from various parts and the Irish chiefly from Kerry, Clare, Limerick and Derry. Of the Welsh counties Merioneth contributes most largely

Southland Times, 21 January 1879 - SOUTHLAND HOSPITAL
Three patients were admitted yesterday to the Hospital. One came from the newly-arrived ship the Western Monarch, and was very far gone in consumption. The second was suffering from a large abscess down the right, extending from the armpit almost to the knee. The third was admitted suffering from pneumonia. The hospital is full to overflowing, beds having to be made up in the committee-room

Southland Times, 22 January 1879 - A DAY AT THE CIRCUS
At Burton's Great Australian Circus, the last day performance takes place this day (Wednesday) 22nd January. The last night of the circus as the Troupe leaves for Hobart Town per 'Ringarooma' on Thursday. The immigrants who have arrived by the Western Monarch are invited by Mr Burton to attend the Day Performance at the Circus FREE OF CHARGE

Star, 24 January 1879 - DELAYS
The immigrants that arrived the other day by the Western Monarch are not going off by any means so rapidly as had been expected. The whole of the married couples are still in the barracks, while a number of the single men and women have not yet succeeded in obtaining engagements

Southland Times, 25 January 1879 - HOUSING PROBLEMS
Two or three of the families of the Western Monarch have, with difficulty, secured house shelter, and left the depot, the immigration officer has also secured for another two or three places on stations, but the bulk remain. Several of the married men have obtained work about the town, while a few have left for the Wallacetown branch railway works, together with a good may of the single men. It seems a pity contractors have not agents in town authorised to engage and send up men to the railway works on arrival of an immigrant vessel. To-day may still decrease the number left in the depot. Of the single women only some four remain, and Mr Lillicrap expects places for these by Monday

Evening Post, 27 January 1879 - DEMANDING HIGHER PAY
The Western Monarch immigrants are giving some trouble by demanding exorbitant wages. Many employers left the barracks in disgust. An offer of temporary employment by the Corporation at 5s a day, wet or dry, was indignantly refused.
Several of the immigrants found engagements on Saturday and more could have been accommodated if they had chosen to accept reasonable wages. The ideas of too many of them are exorbitant in this respect. The Immigration Officer informs us that many of the men (single and married) refused excellent wages in his presence. The immigrants have not displayed the ready spirit fro work that was so apparent amongst the Waitara's immigrants, and farmers and contractors who were seeking labor could make nothing of them. Not wishing to be harsh the Immigration Officer has not yet stopped food supplies, but he says there is reason for such a course. We have no wish to say unkind things to the new-comers, but we would remind them of the great distress and misery they have escaped from in the old country by emigrating to this one, where they will find that their lives have fallen in pleasant places if they will be but industrious and steady and put their shoulder to the wheel with a will, But work they must, and the sooner they recognise the position the better for them

I have listed same names together for easy reading
this does not necessarily mean they were of the same family
* approximate birth dates in brackets help for later research
* treat all name spelling, dates etc with caution, use as a guide only

NAME ......AGE ......NOTES
Ablem Mary A. 23

Alderson David 21
Alcherley John 37

Arnold George 44 (1834-)
Arnold Anna 43
Arnold Alfred 11
Arnold Mary E. 9
Arnold Emily 3

Bailey Noah 24 (1854-)

Baird David 21 (from Ayr)

Baldwin William J. 40 (1838-)
Baldwin Mary 32
Baldwin Albert William 11 (1867-1946)
Baldwin Catherine 9
Baldwin John 30 (from Waterford, Ireland, died of consumption 27 Jan)

Barlow James 36
Barlow Ellen 38
Barlow Ellen 12
Barlow Margaret 6

Bartlett Henry 17 (from Middlesex)

Beavel Frederick 22 (1854-1901)
NOTE Frederick is the only Beavel mentioned anywhere in NZ. Nothing on Births or Marriages for this name and his is the only recorded death.
His is the only Beavel name mentioned in papers Past
Hawera & Normanby Star, 4 February 1888 A Ride Through Whakamara ,,, half a mile further on and on the opposite side of the road is the bachelor residence of Mr Beavel ...
Hawera & Normanby Star, 23 September 1901 BEAVEL - At Whakamara, on Sunday, September 22nd, 1901, Frederick Beavel aged 47 years
Hawera & Normanby Star, 13 November 1901 We remind those in search of a snug farm that Messrs Nolan, Tonks and Co., instructed by the Public Trustee, will tomorrow offer 102 acres, lately occupied by the late Frederick Beavel, and situated upon the Ingahape road, Whakamara, about two miles from the Mells Co-operative Dairy Factory. Conditions may be seen at Mr C. A. Budge's office

Bennett William 23

Blee Samuel 43 (1835-)
Blee Elizabeth 42 (1836-)
Blee Margaret 'Maggie' 18 (married Frederick Noah Bailey)
Blee Elizabeth 16 (1862-)
Blee Edward 14 (1864-)
Blee Isabella 13 (1865-1927)
Blee Joseph Henry 8 (1870-1943)
Blee Henry 6 (1872-)
see BLEE marriages
It is possible Samuel & Elizabeth lowered their ages. A Samuel Curteous snr (1829-1907) & Elizabeth Ann (1830-1897) BLEE are buried together in Winton cemetery with Samuel Blee jnr (1854-1899). See Blee marriages link

Botterill Ambrose 37 (Mr. 1843-)

Bradley James 22

Brady Thomas 20 (with Philip Donohue)
Brady Mary 21

Brooker Robert 29
Brooker Henrietta 27
Brooker John 7
Brooker Thomas 5
Brooker James 3
Brooker William 2 months

Brown Thomas 25

Brunsdon Charles 23 (1855-1942)
Brunsdon William 22 (married Catherine White Aug 1879)

Burke Mary 21 (with Thomas & Mary Spellman)
Burke Anne 19 (from Galway)
Burke Mary 18 (from Galway)

Butler John 22

Billing Mary 17

Black Sarah J. 19

Boyd Margaret 21 (from Antrim)

Boyle Mary 20

Callaghan John 21

Carroll John 25

Carson Thomas 30
Carson Ellen 32
Carson Mary 7
Carson Jane 5
Carson John 2

Casserly John 21 (1857- from Galway)

Cleave Richard 20 (1858-1919)

Cole Albert 22

Colling Frederick 22

Connor Mary 21

Coombs Thomas 23 (1855-1896)
Coombs Mary 24
Coombs Charles 1

Coombes George 33
Coombes Sarah 42
Coombes William R. 12
Coombes Mary E. 8
Coombes George Thomas 3

Cooney John 24
Cooney Mary 18

Corbett James 19

Craig Archibald 40 (1838-)
Craig Sarah Mary 40 (1838-1914)
Craig John George 18
Craig Mary J. 15
Craig Ann E. 12
Craig William Robert 10
Craig Archibald 7

Craigie James 23

Cross William 24

Curnow William 31
Curnow Jane 29

Daly Michael 20
Daly Bridget 20

Davie Joseph 18

Davis Joshua 37
Davis Mary A. 30
Davis Rosina 9
Davis George 6
Davis Charlotte 2

Diamond Thomas 28
Diamond Elizabeth J. 29
Diamond William J. 4
Diamond Maria 2
Diamond Thomas 1

Dobbs John 13 (1865-1930)

Donohue Philip 18 (with Thomas & Mary Brady)

Dyer Thomas 27
Dyer Mary J. 27
Dyer William 2
Dyer Ernest 6 months

Eddy Sillias 24 (or Eady, from County Cork)
Eddy Susan 20 (with Jennings + Denis McCarthy)

Eslin Bridget 19

Everall George 39 (with Frederick & Walter White)
Everall Elizabeth 50
Everall Charles 19
Everall Thomas 17
Everall Sarah 16
Everall John 13

Fahy Julia 19 (from Galway)

Fahey John 25

Fannery Maria 30

Fenaughty Roger 25
Fenaughty Bridget 23
Fenaughty Bridget 1

Fitzgerald Gauel (?) 21 (farm laborer from Armagh)
Fitzgerald James 23 (from Armagh)

Fitzmaurice Joseph 21

Flynn Mary 19

Ford(e) James 25
Ford(e) Mary 26

Fox Liley 21

Gallagher Michael 20 (with Edward & Margaret McGee)
Gallagher Annie 20

Gedney John 21

Gibson Frederick 26

Gobbe Robert 43 (painter from Bedfordshire)
Gobbe Margaret 42
Gobbe Thomas 18

Gorman Michael 19

Graham Thomas 42

Grey William 19

Hackett Mary 17

Halloran John 22
Halloran Patrick 25

Hammill James 23

Hannaford John 22

Harding William 24

Havard William 27
Havard Elizabeth 23
Havard Elenor A. 2
Havard Sarah E. 9 months

Hawley Philip 21

Hays Catherine 20

Haywood Charles 23

Hennessy Francis 22 (from Cork)
Hennessy Mary 20 (from Cork)

Heslington Benson 21

Hingston Andrew 30
Hingston Annie 20

Hocking Richard 23
Hocking Eliza 21
Hocking Henry A 28
Hocking Phillipa 24

Hogan Peter 25

Hubber Henry 21

Hughes H. 18
Hughes Thomas 24

Jackson Thomas 22

James William 43
James Mary 42
James Eliza 16
James John 14
James Charles 13
James Richard H. 2
James Charles 21

Jenkin James 23
Jenkin Sarah 23

Jennings Edward 21 (with Denis McCarthy + Susan Eddy)
Jennings Margaret 20 (from County Cork)
Jennings Lydia 19

Jones Owen 23

Karlene John 19

Keen John 23

Keenan James 18

Keeny Francis 30

Kennedy Julia 21
Kennedy Ann 19

Kerr John 27

Killean Mary 27

le Bas Alex 35

Lee H. 22 (born c1856)
Lee Helena (?) 21
Lee John 2 months
Lee Elizabeth 20

Lenihan William 21 (from Galway)
Lenihan Honora 19 (from Galway)
Lenihan Mary 17

Lesley Margaret
Lesley Benjamin 30

Letcher William 23
Letcher Catherine 24
Letcher Elizabeth J. 2 months

Lewin Alex 21
Lewin Mary E. 23

Linscott Frederick 18

Lobb John 27

Lynch Thomas 27

Madden Maria 19

Maloney John 22
Maloney Honora 22

Maquire Mary 19

Marshall Thomas 26

Martin Louisa 18
Martin Mary 21

Marvin Annie B. 23

Mathews Edward 24
Mathews Henrietta 25
Mathews William Thomas 2
Mathews Edward H. 8 months

Maugan Michael 21

McCarthy Denis 21 ((from County Cork, with Jennings + Susan Eddy)

McCartney William 22

McClelland Joseph 22

McGee Edward 22 (with Michael & Annie Gallagher)
McGee Margaret 23

McGilvray Archibald 48 (from Argyle)

McGuskion (?) H. 25

McKeown George 18 (with James Wilson)

McLemon William 29
McLemon Jessie 29
McLemon John 1

McMahon Timothy 22
McMahon Honora 28

McNamara Patrick 36 (from County Clare)
McNamara Margaret 35
McNamara Patrick 17
McNamara Honora 15
McNamara Catherine 10
McNamara Margaret 8
McNamara Daniel 5

Meredith Robert 24
Meredith Mary 20

Millard James 16
Millard John 22
Millard Robert 18

Mitchell John 19

Morgan Charles 52
Morgan Matilda 48
Morgan Richard 23
Morgan Charles 19

Morris George 29
Morris Caroline 29
Morris Elizabeth M. 2

Murphy John 20

Murray Michael 22

Neill John 23

Newcombe William H. 26

O'Brian Thomas 20
O'Brian Michael 19

O'Donnell Michael 22

O'Keefe Arthur 24
O'Keefe Mary 23

O'Mara John 25
O'Mara James 26

Owen Caroline 18

Owens Robert 24

Pagson William 38

Paul Richard 20

Pearce Henry 25
Pearce Reginald 20

Perraluna Alex 23
Perraluna Elizabeth 21

Peters Richard George 22

Pomeroy John 17

Potts George 30

Randell Elizabeth 17

Reardon Daniel 18 (with Michael & Ellen Sheehan)

Reid Thomas 37 (laborer from Edinburgh)[/COLOR]
Reid Janet 31
Reid Jane 6
Reid John 4
Reid Margaret 2
Reid Janette 4 months

Richardson H. 27

Roberts William 23
Roberts Jane 21

Robertshaw John 24

Roper Daniel 20 (from Donegal)

Sampson James 22

Scully Mary 18 (from Galway)

Sheehan Michael 20 (with Daniel Reardon)
Sheehan Ellen 20

Sheppard Herbert 21

Sherman Joseph 24 (from Gloucestershire)

Sindon Annie 28

Smith George 22
Smith Emily A. 22
Smith Fanny E. 1
Smith James 27
Smith Edward 22
Smith Jane 26

Spellman Thomas 20 (1858-1933)
Spellman Mary 22 (with Mary Burke)

Stack Johanna 22

Stead Frances 17

Stephenson George 34
Stephenson Alice 34
Stephenson Rachael 11

Sullivan Patrick 30
Sullivan Mary 29
Sullivan Bridget 7
Sullivan Mary 4
Sullivan Kate 1
Sullivan Daniel 21
Sullivan John 27
Sullivan Mary 25

Taugney Thomas 22
Taugney Julia 22
Taugney Eugene 9 months

Taylor Ellen 21

Thorn James 23
Thorn Selena 23
Thorn Samuel 2 (1876-1922)
Thorn Walter Henry 16 months (1877-1884)
Thorn Emily E. 7 months

Thornton Thomas A 32

Thomas William 23

Toblin William 25

Trebilcock John 29
Trebilcock Dorothy 28
Trebilcock Francis 3
Trebilcock Mabel 2 months
Trebilcock Thomas 17

Tree James 30 (1849-1935)
Tree Elizabeth 28 (1851-1923)
Tree George 5 (1873-1950), married Edith Mary Wright 1898
Tree John Bolton 2 (1876-1917)

Tregilgus William 20

Tretheway William 23
Tretheway Emma 26
Tretheway Elizabeth A. 8 months
Tretheway Thomas 21

Troon John aged 21

Vines Charles 35
Vines Elizabeth 26

Waldron Robert 27
Waldron Margaret 32

Warne John 18

Whiddon Frank 20

White Walter 13 (with Everall)
White Frederick 13 (with Everall)
White Frank 18

Whitehead John William 20

Wilcock Joseph 26
Wilcock Bessie 26

Williams Ralph 28
Williams Mary E. 22
Williams William 11 months
Williams Jacob 44
Williams Annie 43
Williams Elizabeth 16
Williams George 21

Willis William 21

Wilson William 33
Wilson Anna M. 29
Wilson Edward J. 9
Wilson Margaret R. 6
Wilson William John 3
Wilson James 25 (with George McKeown)
Wilson Joseph 28

Withington Elizabeth 25

Woodgate John 23

Young Mary 23 (from Renfrewshire)
Young Eliza 6 (from Renfrewshire)

Clipper Ship the WESTERN MONARCH

from the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

DEATH NOTICES - Otago Witness, Oct 1909

DEATH NOTICES from the Otago Witness, 27 October 1909
the original list DEATHS


On October 20, at Miller's Flat, Andrew D. Borland, second son of Samuel and Fanny Borland; aged 20 years 1 month

* ANDREW DAVID Borland was a son of:
Samuel BORLAND (1859-1912), of Tamney, Clondavaddog, County Donegal
Fanny Mabel MULLAN (1864-1944) of Tullyrone, Dungannon, Armagh
SAMUEL & FANNY married in Townsville, Queensland in 1886, had 5 children then moved to New Zealand about 1900 where they had further children
born in Queensland
* 1887 - 1923 Henry Alexander Borland
* 1889 - 1909 Andrew David Borland
* 1892 - 1970 William John Marshall Borland (+ Mabel Lewis Peters in 1926)
* 1894 - Margaret Jane Borland (+ Donald Crossan in 1919)
* 1899 - 1968 Fanny May Borland (+ John Robert Johnson in 1932)
born in New Zealand
* 1901 - 1967 Samuel Ronald Borland (+ Annie Hamilton in 1924)
* 1903 - 1985 James Leslie Borland (+ Mary Stuart in 1931)
* 1905 - Robert George Borland
* 1907 - Mildred Iline Borland


On October 21 at Balclutha, Christina Beattie, eldest daughter of William and Elizabeth Boyd. Deeply regretted

Otago Daily Times, 22 October 1909 The Friends of ELIZABETH and WILLIAM BOYD are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their DAUGHTER, CHRISTINA BEATTIE, which will leave their Residence, Clyde Street, Balclutha, TO-MORROW (SATURDAY), 23rd, at 2.30 p.m., for the Balclutha Cemetery

* CHRISTINA BEATTIE Boyd was a daughter of:
William BOYD & Elizabeth KING who married in 1888
the known children of WILLIAM & ELIZABETH:
* 1889 - 1909 Christina Beattie Boyd
* 1891 - Edward Boyd Boyd, Trooper 9/1406 from Balclutha
* 1892 - 1975 Jane Haggart Boyd (+ Lewis Albert William Dawson in 1922)


On October 26, 1909, Ebenezer Reid Black, of Owaka. Private interment

* EBENEZER REID Black was 54
He married Jessie Ann BURGESS in Chalmers Church, Dunedin on 14 Oct 1902
Ebenezer was 47 (registered as 42) & Jessie was 32 (registered as 29)
Otago Daily Times, 17 November 1902 BLACK-BURGESS -
On the 14th October, at her mother's residence, Belmore terrace, York place, by the Rev J. U. Spence, Jessie, second daughter of the late James Burgess, to Ebenezer Reid Black, Glenmore Farm, Owaka, second son of the late John Black, land steward, Ardamurrican, Scotland. (sic, Ardnamurchan ?)
the known children of EBENEZER & JESSIE:
* 1905 - 1920 John Reid Black


On October 20, at his residence, 73 Dowling street, William Carr, whipmaker, beloved husband of Esther Carr; aged 70 years. Deeply regretted.

* WILLIAM Carr was married to Esther ?
Esther was from England. It is possible they married there
the known NZ born children of WILLIAM & ESTHER:
* 1868 - 1934 Jane Carr (+Edward Ferguson 1889 +Henry Waugh in 1897)
* 1871 - Caroline Carr
* 1873 - Esther Carr
* 1874 - 1874 Sarah Ann Carr (aged 2 months)
* 1876 - 1943 Rebecca Carr (+ Henry Dunedin Fish in 1897)
* 1879 - Sarah Ann Carr
* 1884 - 1964 Nathaniel Carr
* 1886 - William Carr

WILLIAM Carr is buried:
Plot 4, Block 141A at Northern Cemetery, Dunedin
buried with him is:
* 1923 - Esther Carr aged 78, his wife. Last address 29 Bay View Rd., South Dunedin
* 1934 - Jane Waugh aged 66, his daughter
* 1943 - Rebecca Fish aged 67, his daughter
* 1964 - Nathaniel Carr aged 80, his son


On October 23, at Royal crescent, Kew, Vida Isabella, the beloved daughter of Hugh and Marion Calder

* VIDA ISABELLA Calder was born 1871, a daughter of:
Hugh CALDER (1829-1911) of Poultney Town, Caithness, Scotland & of Marion Young SMITH (1838-1913)
Otago Witness, 19 June 1858 At Lee Street, Dunedin, on the 10th instant, by the Rev Thos. Burns, Mr Hugh Calder, Caversham, to Marion, youngest daughter of the late Mr Alexander Smith, Merchant, Paisley
the known children of HUGH & MARION:
* 1859 - 1943 Jane Moncrieff Calder (+ John Langmuir in 1886)
* 1861 - 1935 David McBeth Calder (+ Jessie Alexandra Moir in )
* 1863 - 1865 James Alexander Calder (aged 16 months)
* 1865 - 1866 Hugh Paterson Calder (aged 10 months)
* 1867 - 1939 James Donald Calder
* 1869 - 1944 Marion Buchanan Calder (didn't marry)
* 1871 - 1909 Vida Isabella Calder
* 1873 - 1939 Marion Calder (+ Walter Pulman in 1899) X
* 1874 - 1938 Hugh Alexander Calder X


On October 24, at 32 Wilkie road, Kensington, Sarah, the beloved wife of James Foster; aged 66 years. Deeply mourned.

* SARAH Foster is buried:
Plot 105B, Block 12P at Southern cemetery, Dunedin
buried with her is:
* 1894 - Albert Foster, her son aged 16, lived Kensington, Dunedin
* 1916 - James Foster, her husband aged 76, a Second hand dealer in Dunedin


On October 20, at the Dunedin Hospital, Carl Yalman (George) Hallgreen; aged 63 years.

* CARL YALMAN GEORGE Hallgreen was possibly:
Carl Hjalman George HALL GREEN
Carl is the only Hallgreen recorded as died in NZ. There are no recorded births of this name. There was 1 Hallgreen marriage recorded, that of:
Carl Hjalman George Hallgreen to Janet NELSON in 1901
(Carl was 55 & Janet was 45)

Carl was buried in Plot 15, Block 5R at Southern Cemetery, Dunedin as Richard Hallgreen and was buried with Janet Cameron Hallgreen (1856-1904)


On October 24, at Dunedin, Nicholas Hocking, of Arthurton; aged 20 years.

* NICHOLAS Hocking was a son of:
Richard (1856-1940) & Elizabeth 'Eliza' (1857-1937) HOCKING who emigrated on the clipper ship Western Monarch. The ship left Plymouth 30 Oct 1878 & sailed direct to Bluff landing 19 Jan 1879 with 369 immigrants & 9 saloon passsengers, a crew of 46 men and Captain Watson in command. They arrived in Port Chalmers, Dunedin on 27 January

the known children of RICHARD & ELIZA:
NOTE their first born, James Hocking, Private 45095, died of gunshot wounds to the head in Belgium 1 Oct 1917. It is said he was born in St Just, Cornwall but he is not on the ship passenger list. He was registered in New Zealand as having been born 7 Jan 1879 which means he was born about 12 days out from Bluff, one of the 3 births on board. His parents headstone (see photo) & war records state he was 38
* 1879 - 1917 James Hocking
* 1880 - 1952 Richard Hocking
* 1880 - 1880 William Hocking (aged 24 days)
* 1882 - 1964 Elizabeth Grose Hocking (+Thomas Sranley Hopkins in 1930)
* 1884 - 1937 Caroline Jane Hocking (+John Sutherland in 1915)
* 1886 - 1922 William Bennetts Hocking
* 1887 - 1942 John Tregear Hocking
* 1889 - 1909 Nicholas Hocking
* 1891 - Eliza Hocking (+Frank Dennison in 1921)
* 1892 - 1976 Annie Hocking (+George Rupert Little in 1923)
* 1893 - 1968 Marjory Hocking (didn't marry, buried Gore)
* 1898 - 1968 Phyllis Bennetts Hocking (+Frederick William Taylor 1925)


On October 22, 1909 (accidentally by drowning), James Walter Stewart, youngest and dearly beloved son of George and Ellen Leslie; aged 5 years. Deeply regretted.

Otago Daily Times, 25 October 1909 A LITTLE BOY DROWNED
A little boy named Walter James Stuart Leslie, five years of age, was the victim of a sad fatality at the wharf on Friday afternoon.
After school that day Leslie met a companion named William Elliott, who is also of the same age, and with him went down to the Cross wharf. They played about for some time, and then deceased descended the steps, and whilst trying to gather some seaweed fell into the water. Elliott became frightened and ran home, saying nothing about the accident. As Leslie did not return home, his father, Mr Geo. Leslie, who resides in Filleul street, commenced a search, and ultimately came upon the body of the little fellow lying face downwards on the stones under the wharf. It was obvious that he had been washed there by the waves.
George Leslie, father of deceased, said the lad was just five years old. The boy had returned from school at dinner time on Friday, and was last seen by his mother at 2.30. At 6 o'clock his absence caused uneasiness, and a search which was instituted ws kept up unsuccessfully until midnight. At daylight witness resumed his search, and finally, about 5.15 he found the body of his son lying under the Cross wharf, near the Jetty street steps. The body was cold, and partially covered with water. The boy, a robust child, had been in the habit of going to the wharf alone. William Elliott, a companion of deceased, said that after coming away from school on Friday, he and Leslie, at the latter's invitation, went to the wharf "to look at the boats". On making his statement to the police, denied that he went to the wharf with Leslie, but ultimately confessed his part of the story to his mother. This witness's evidence was not very clear. He sobbed continually, and, evidently frightened by the proximity of the policemen, made some somewhat involved statements. Leslie, in trying to catch a piece of seaweed, had fallen into the water and witness ran away. It was after 4 o'clock when he arrived home.
An inquest will be held this morning. The Coroner: I can only come to the conclusion that the poor little chap was accidentally drowned.

* JAMES WALTER STEWART Leslie was a son of:
George LESLIE (1851-1930) born Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
...(parents: Peter Leslie & Eliza Stewart)
Ellen FORD (1859-1937) born County Galway, Ireland
...(parents: Walter Ford & Ellen Casserley)
the known children of JAMES & ELLEN: (born in Dunedin)
* 1882 - 1938 Eliza Jeannie 'Liz' Leslie (+ James Nisbet 1905)
* 1883 - Ellen Leslie
* 1886 - 1971 Robert Birnie Leslie
* 1889 - Sarah Ann 'Dolly' Leslie
* 1891 - 1968 George Leslie
* 1893 - 1964 Alexandrina 'Rena' Leslie (+ John Henry Hackett in 1920)
* 1895 - 1976 Josephine 'Cis' Leslie (+ Duncan William Angus Trainor aka McLarty)
* 1896 - Honorah May 'Nora' Leslie (+ Stanley David Bacon in 1925)
* 1897 - Catherine Marguerite Leslie (+ Allan Julius Potter in 1924)
* 1900 - Jessie Sprightley Leslie
* 1904 - 1909 James Walter Stewart Leslie


On October 23, at her residence, Main South road, Green island, Eva Elizabeth, the beloved wife of Archibald Lindsay, jun., and second daughter of Henry and Sarah Berry, of Abbotsford; in her thirty-first year. Deeply mourned.

* EVA ELIZABETH Lindsay was born 1878
her parents, Henry (1854-1921) & Sarah (1853-1941) Berry, arrived into Port Chalmers 6 March 1874 on the Scimitar
NOTE OF INTEREST A crewman on board was John Brennan, alias Cloach, who got a job as a cook in the 'Harp of Erin' Hotel in Dunedin just after arriving. A few months later he attempted to murder a young passenger of this voyage, 15 year old Mary Hall. The Hotel was then run by Francis McGRATH (see below)

the known children of HENRY & SARAH:
* 1876 - Frederick Henry Berry served as Private 61190
* 1877 - 1919 Ellen Mary Berry
* 1878 - Eva Elizabeth Berry (aged 30)
* 1880 - Fanny Ann Berry
* 1882 - 1883 Amelia Jane Berry (aged 9 months)
* 1884 - William Charles Berry
* 1885 - Charlotte Maretta Berry
* 1889 - 1980 Arthur Ernest Berry
* 1893 - 1914 Ethel Sarah Berry (aged 20)

EVA married Archibald Lindsay (1876-1959) in 1901
the known children of EVA & ARCHIBALD:
* 1902 - 1848 Frederick Archibald Lindsay
* 1906 - Eva May Lindsay
* 1907 - Verna Meretta Lindsay
* 1909 - 1909 Alexander Lindsay (born 1 Oct 1909, he lived for 3 hours)


On Thursday, October 21, 1909, at Dunedin (suddenly), William Gerald Mackay, dearly beloved husband of Mary Mackay, of Clifton, Invercargill; aged 51 years. Deeply regretted.

* WILLIAM GERALD Mackay was the 10th of 10 children of:
Andrew MacKAY (1819-1890) Elspeth MURRAY of Scotland
WILLIAM married Mary Sophia JOHNSTON (1865-1950) in 1886
the known children of WILLIAM & MARY:
* 1888 - 1980 Elsie Elizabeth MacKay (+ George Henderson in 1923)
* 1890 - 1890 William Samuel MacKay (aged 4 months)
* 1891 - 1916 John Robert MacKay (Rifleman 25/661, Killed in Action, Somme)
* 1902 - 1979 Andrew Gerald MacKay (+ Agnes Scott)
* 1904 - 1993 Margaret Mary 'Maggie' MacKay (+ John Sommerville)
* 1907 - 1989 Hugh Alexander MacKay

Plot 26, Block 23 at Eastern cemetery, Invercargill


On October 26, at the Dunedin Hospital, James, the dearly beloved son of John and Jane Macnee, of Waikoikoi; aged 10 years.

* JAMES MacNEE was a son of:
John Robertson MacNEE (1867-1944) & Jane CRAWFORD who married in 1898
the known children of JOHN & JANE:
* 1898 - 1898 John MacNee (aged 9 days)
* 1899 - 1909 James MacNee
* 1901 - Flora Jane MacNee
* 1902 - 1996 Adam John MacNee (+ Ivy Catherine Harriet Dunlop in 1929)
* 1904 - Mary Lavender MacNee (+ Edwin William Aitken in 1927)
* 1909 - 1992 David Crawford MacNee (died 15 Nov 1992 in Milton)
* 1911 - 1992 Robert Charles CRAWFORD (adopted nephew?? - d.25 Feb 1992)


At his residence, East road, Invercargill, on Thursday, October 21;, 1909, Samuel Douglas, beloved husband of Florence Mayze, and son-in-law of Mr John Williams, Crinan street, Invercargill. Deeply regretted.

Otago Witness, 27 October 1909 The death is announced of Mr Samuel Douglas Mayze, of Invercargill, who for 18 years was employed at Mr Macalister's engineering works. In January last he underwent an operation, and returned to work for a short time, but the progress of the disease had not been stayed, and it gradually spread, ultimately proving fatal. Mr Mayze leaves a wife and two young children

* SAMUEL DOUGLAS Mayze was 39
He was born in Invercargill, 10th of 13 children of Thomas MAYZE (1829-1882) & Isabella ALLISON (1832-1908) from Ireland who married in 1842 in Girvan, Ayr, Scotland

SAMUEL DOUGLAS Mayze married Florence Louisa WILLIAMS (1878-1926) on 11 April 1906
the known children of SAMUEL & FLORENCE:
* 1907 - 1968 Mervyn Douglas Mayze (married twice, died in Queensland)
* 1908 - 1929 John Thomas Mayze (died in Melbourne)
SAMUEL & FLORENCE are buried Plot 132, Block 4 at Eastern cemetery, Invercargill
...In loving memory of
Who died 21st Oct 1909 Aged 39 years
...ALSO His wife
Who died 20th March 1926 Aged 47 years
Peace, perfect peace


On October 23, at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr J. Trapski, Wyndham, Mary Ann, beloved wife of Francis McGrath, late of Dunedin, aged 68 years. R.I.P.

* MARY ANN McGrath (nee FARRELL) married 19 May 1859 at St Francis Roman Catholic Church, Melbourne to Francis 'Frank' McGrath (1830-1910). Francis was from King County, Ireland, a son of Dennis & Bridget McGrath. He appears to have arrived in Victoria in Sep 1857 on the 'John Linn' with his brother John McGrath (1836-)
Francis & Mary Ann arrived in Port Chalmers, Dunedin 30 March 1862 on the 'Mary E. Ray' with an infant named Francis McGrath. They were Hotel Keepers, running the 'Harp of Erin' in Great King Street, Dunedin for 20 years.
In May 1880 Francis McGrath was the Proprietor of the North-East Valley Hotel (near Dunedin). The above new and commodious Hotel is situate in one of the most charming and healthy suburbs of Dunedin. The tramways start for, and return from, the centre of the city every few minutes. The hotel is handsomely furnished, and all the apartments, especially the bedrooms, have thorough ventilation. Persons desirous of a comfortable home free from the noise and bustle of the city will do well to enquire for the above hotel
NOTE OF INTEREST in 1874 a crewman on board the 'Scimtar', John Brennan, alias Cloach, got a job as a cook in the 'Harp of Erin' and willfully attempted to murder 15 year old Mary Hall in the kitchen there in June 1874. The Hall's had emigrated on the Scimtar as did Henry & Sarah Berry (see Lindsay above)

the known New Zealand born children of MARY ANN & FRANCIS:
* 1866 - John Thomas McGrath
* 1871 - Bridget McGrath
* 1872 - 1944 Delia McGrath
* 1874 - Dennis McGrath
* 1877 - Martin McGrath
* 1880 - Thomas William McGrath
(because of the large gaps in early births I believe there were a number of other children. Example, Mary Ann died at her son-in-laws home. This was Delia McGrath (1872-1944) who married John Trapski in 1896 but is not on BDM)

MARY ANN & FRANCIS McGrath are buried:
Plot 2, Block 15R at Southern cemetery, Dunedin


On October 15, at Blue Spur, Lawrence, Margaret Harper, widow of Alexander McKenzie, native of Forres, Morayshire, Scotland; aged 65 years. Home papers please copy.

* MARGARET HARPER McKenzie was buried:
Plot 4 & 5, Presbyterian Section of Lawrence cemetery with husband Alexander MacKenzie (1840-1906), who died 19 Dec 1906 aged 66 at Blue Spur: native of Morayshire, Parish of Dyke Scotland


On October 23, at Dunedin, James Smith Millar, late of Ranfurly (N.Z. Railways), aged 54 years. At rest.

* JAMES SMITH Millar was born:
15 Jan 1855 in Auchenbowie, Stirlingshire, Scotland

JAMES SMITH Millar married in Dunedin on 1 July 1880 to:
Margaret 'Maggie' Scrymgeour (1858-1942)
Margaret was born 15 Oct 1857 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the 5th of 7 children of John SCRYMGEOUR & Elizabeth Helen HISLOP. Her father died in Otago in 1864 & her mother in Dannevirke in 1899

the known children of JAMES & MAGGIE:
* 1882 - unnamed infant Millar (lived 5 hours)
* 1884 - 1932 John McLeod Millar (+ Rhoda Emma Reid)
* 1885 - 1949 William Peter Millar (+ Annie Harrison)
* 1887 - Elizabeth Maggie Millar
* 1894 - 1949 Sarah Dowling Millar (+ Thomas Watson Fraser in 1920)
* 1896 - 1917 James Scrymgeour Millar (Private 39271, Killed in Action Ypres)
* 1898 - 1974 Gordon Millar (+ Charlotte Watson)


On October 20, at Owaka, Amelia Maud, beloved eldest daughter of Oliver Osborne, jun., aged 11 years. Deeply regretted.

* AMELIA MAUD ELIZABETH Osborne was a daughter of:
Oliver Henry OSBORNE (1875-1934) & Hannah Jane ROBINSON (1877-1967)
Oliver joined the Police Force in 1902 and in 1905 was involved in a 'Police Scandal' when he and 3 other constables were charged with breaking and entering and separate charges of stealing & receiving. Some of the goods seized
the known children of OLIVER & HANNAH:
* 1898 - Amelia Maud Elizabeth Osborne
* 1900 - 1939 Oliver Baden-Powell Osborne
* 1902 - Ellen Gladys Osborne
1905-1908 Oliver is sentenced to 3 years gaol with hard labour
* 1909 - 2000 Mavis Josephine Osborne (+ Ewart)
* 1911 - Sybil Constance Osborne


On October 22, Elizabeth (Cissy), second daughter of John Plunkett, Mornington, aged 22 years. R.I.P.

* ELIZABETH BRIDGET 'Cissy' Plunkett was born 1887, a daughter of John PLUNKETT (1848-1919) & Ellen McDONALD (1858-1905) who married in 1884
the known children of JOHN & ELLEN:
* 1885 - first daughter
* 1887 - Elizabeth Bridget 'Cissy' Plunkett
* 1889 - 1969 Bernard Plunkett
* 1890 - Ellen Catherine Plunkett
* 1892 - William John Plunkett
* 1894 - Francis Hugh Plunkett
* 1896 - Edward Lawrence Plunkett
* 1899 - Arthur Dominic Plunkett
* 1900 - Rose Kathleen Plunkett
* 1913 - Mary Margaret Plunkett

CISSY Plunkett is buried with her parents in:
Plot 24, Block 9R, Southern cemetery, Dunedin


On October 21, 1909, at the Lower Hutt, Charles Gilbert, youngest son of the late William Gilbert Rees, pioneer of Lake Wakatipu; aged 39 years.

* CHARLES GILBERT Rees was born 1870
...Charles's father was:
William Gilbert REES (1827-1898) an explorer, surveyor and early settler in Central Otago, New Zealand. He and fellow explorer Nicholas von Tunzelmann were the first Europeans to settle the Wakatipu basin.
Rees is regarded as the founder of Queenstown
...Charle's mother was:
Rebecca Frances GILBERT (1838-1926) a cousin and childhood sweetheart of William. William first emigrated to New South Wales in 1852, where he became a sheep farmer. He returned to England to marry Rebecca on 20 July 1858. The Rees River in Central Otago is named after Rees, and his statue stands on Rees Street, near the town pier. There is also a hotel called The Rees on Frankton Road in Queenstown which bears his name as well as a bridge on State Highway 6 named in his honour
the known children of WILLIAM & REBECCA:
* 1859 - 1930 Mary Rose Rees (+James Wilfred Marsden 1900)
* 1861 - 1861 Manning Lee Rees
* 1862 - 1948 Cecil Walter Rees (+Annie Margaret Burke 1901 in NSW, Annie died in childbirth 1902, +Agnes Matilda McDowall in Wellington 1907)
* 1865 - 1923 Mabel Rees (+Audley Edward Merewether 1883)
* 1867 - 1894 Sarah Isabel Rees
* 1869 - 1957 *Mildred Gertrude Rees
* 1870 - 1909 Charles Gilbert Rees
* Mildred Gertrude Rees - In 1888, at the age of 18, Mildred Gertrude Rees began her nursing training at Blenheim Hospital under the supervision of her older sister Mary Rose REES who was Matron. In 1890 Mildred moved to Wellington Hospital where she completed her training. She graduated in May 1902 and in the NZ Registration of Nurses is Number 140. For the next 13 years she engaged in private nursing around New Zealand and in 1909 at the age of 40 left for Britain. Here she agency nursed until war broke out in 1914. She immediately applied to New Zealand House in London to see if she could be sent to France but she was too early for any organised group. Instead she went to Belgium with the Dowager Duchess of Sutherland's party. Mildred was one of eight nurses in this party which became known as the Millicent Sutherland Ambulance.
In January 1915 she applied to join the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve (QAIMNSR) and served in France and Belgium until she took her discharge in 1919.
Mildred was MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES and was awarded the ARRC Medal (Associate Royal Red Cross) as well as the 1914 Star (only two other NZers are recorded as having gained this award).
- Mildred is buried in Nelson. taken from NZ Nurses WWI

CHARLES GILBERT Rees married Minnie Clara Drawbridge (1869-1957) in 1898
the known children of CHARLES & MINNIE:
1903 - 1977 Gilbert Severn Rees
1908 - 1970 Maurice Westland Rees
Minnie Clara remarried in 1922 to Charles Alexander Gaitt (1883-1954)


On October 20, 1909, at No. 47 Stuart street, Dunedin, Louisa, the beloved wife of John Ryan, of Winslow, Canterbury; in her forty-fourth years. "Rest in peace."

Ashburton Guardian, 22 October 1909 RYAN - On Wednesday, October 20th, at the residence of her sister (Miss E. Pye, Dunedin), Louisa, beloved wife of John Ryan, Winslow; aged 43 years. R.I.P.

* LOUISA Ryan (nee PYE) was born, a twin, 1866 in Western Australia
her parents were Charles PYE & Catherine BUCKLEY (1832-1888) born Ireland, married 1853 in Toodyay, West Australia & died in Christchurch
Louisa's known siblings were:
* 1858 - William Pye, born in Toodyay
* 1860 - Maryanne Pye, born in Toodyay (+ John Barry)
* 1864 - Honour Pye, born Fortune Mine (Wheal Fortune Copper Mine, Northampton & Geraldton)
* 1866 - John Pye, twin with Louisa
* 1866 - Louisa Pye, twin, of this profile

LOUISA married John Ryan in Ashburton 15 July 1886. John was born 1856 in Cahirdrinna (Glanworth parish), County Cork, Ireland to Thomas RYAN & Ellen BULMAN
the known children of LOUISA & JOHN:
* 1887 - 1972 Catherine Elizabeth Ryan (+ Cornelius Bishop 1910)
* 1888 - Louisa 'Cissy' Ryan
* 1890 - Ellen Josephine 'Nellie' Ryan (+ William Thomas Fraser 1923)
* 1891 - Thomas David Ryan
* 1892 - Mary Ann (Maryanne) Ryan
* 1893 - 1893 William John 'Willie' Ryan (aged 10 weeks)
* 1895 - Margaret Ryan
* 1897 - Honora 'Nora' Ryan (+ David Francis Maggin 1927)
* 1901 - Robert Patrick Ryan (+ Yvonne Howarth)
* 1904 - John Michael Ryan
* 1906 - 1954 Arthur William Ryan


On October 22, 1909, at 7 Great King street, Wilhelmina Glendinning, the beloved wife of Walter Riddell; in her seventy-third years. "At rest."

* WILHELMINA BROWN GLENDINNING Riddell (nee GLENDINNING) was born 1837 in Dumfrieshire Scotland, a daughter of James GLENDINNING & Elizabeth BRYON
Wilhelmina married Walter RIDDELL (1837-1922) 27 Dec 1861 at Eskdalemuir Dumfries Scotland and they emigrated to New Zealand soon after
the known children of WILHELMINA & WALTER: (born in Otago)
* 1863 - 1945 Elizabeth Brydon 'Bessie' Ridell (+ James Mathieson in 1883)
* 1865 - 1957 William Glendinning Riddell (+ Annie Mahoney in 1898)
* 1866 - 1932 James Archibald Glendinning Riddell (aged 66 fall from horse)
* 1868 - 1961 Janet Jane Riddell (+ John Graham Henderson in 1895)
* 1869 - 1945 John Ridell (+ Catherine Graham Weir in 1903)
* 1870 - 1952 Wilhelmina Christina 'Minnie' Ridell (+ Alexander Stuart in 1900)
* 1871 - 1962 Andrewina Riddell (+ James Taylor in 1901)
* 1872 - 1873 Walter Riddell (aged 1 month)
* 1874 - 1961 Jessie Mathieson Riddell (+ William Dallas in 1898)
* 1875 - 1905 Walter Alexander Riddell (died aged 29 from Ptomaine poisoning)
* 1878 - 1969 Helen Bell Glendinning 'Nell' Riddell (+Robert Arnott +John Mahoney)


On October 16, at Newington avenue, Elizabeth Anna, daughter of Geo. M. Thomson; aged 22 years.

* ELIZABETH ANNA Thomson was born 1887, a daughter of:
George Malcolm Thomson (1848-1933) teacher, scientist, educationalist, social worker & politician and of one of his pupils, Emma ALLAN (1853-1894), who married at Hopehill, North Taieri, on 26 Dec 1876
the children of GEORGE & EMMA:
* 1878 - 1942 William Malcolm Thomson
* 1881 - 1928 James Allan Thomson
* 1883 - 1964 George Stuart Thomson
* 1885 - 1886 Florence Jane Thomson (aged 20 months)
* 1887 - Elizabeth Anna Thomson (died of Tuberculosis)
* 1892 - 1918 John Henry Thomson (Private 3/453, died of disease WWI)

Elizabeth's mother died in 1894 aged 41, Elizabeth was aged 7. Her father remarried 30 May 1910 to Alice Crawford Craig (1873-1911), 25 years his junior, in Melbourne. Alice died in Melbourne 8 months later, 21 Jan 1911

ELIZABETH ANNA is buried Plot 8, Block 138 at Northern Cemetery, Dunedin
buried with her are the bodies or ashes of 14 others of her family:
* 1886 - Florence Jane Thomson aged 20 months, her sister
* 1889 - Margaret Justina Thomson aged 76
* 1890 - Ethel Margaret Thomson aged 16 months
* 1894 - Emma Thomson aged 41, her mother
* 1897 - William Thomson aged 86
* 1906 - Margaret Steven Strang aged 32
* 1918 - Ellen Harriett Thomson aged 37
* 1933 - George Malcolm Thomson aged 84, her father
* 1989 - John Gilbert Thomson aged 78
* 2004 - Maria Emilie Thomson aged 78
* 2007 - Marion Thomson aged 95
* 2009 - Cullen William Thomson aged 82
* 2010 - John Michael Barker aged 61
* 2012 - Frank Malcolm Gould aged 71 (3 weeks from 100 years after Elizabeth)


Plot 14, Block 2 at Pukerau cemetery, Gore

....In Memory Of
beloved son of R and E HOCKING
died 24 October 1909 in his 21st year
......also their eldest son
....NO.45095 PVTE JAMES
died of wounds in France 1st Oct 1917 aged 38 years
......also ELIZA
beloved wife of RICHARD HOCKING
died 15 July 1937 aged 80 years
......Also RICHARD
loving husband of ELIZA HOCKING
who died 14 February 1840 aged 84

DUNKLEY marriages New Zealand 1875-1933

Albert Dunkley (1887-1974)
ALBERT married Ella Marjorie VILLARS (1890-1977) in 1913
...daughter of Edmund VILLARS & Norah MURPHY
ALBERT died 1 October 1974 aged 87
ELLA died 8 January 1977 aged 86
- they were both cremated at Karori, Wellington

Albert Edward Dunkley (1903-1929)
ALBERT married Rose MURKIN in 1926
Evening Post, 11 June 1929 AUCKLAND, This Day. The body of Albert Edward Dunkley, a stoker of H.M.S. Veronica; was found floating in the harbour near Devonport this morning

Albert William Dunkley (1887-1968)
...son of Arthur DUNKLEY (1854-1924) & Theckla Bridget O'CONLAN (1854-1923)
(who married in 1874 in Victoria, Australia)
Evening Post, 10 April 1924 Mr Arthur Dunkley (Albert's father), Addington, one of the early settlers in the Dominion, died on Tuesday at the Christchurch Hospital. In his early days Mr Dunkley was one of those attracted to the Antipodes by the gold-mining rush in Australia. After a number of years in the Commonwealth Mr Dunkley came to New Zealand. He was particularly well known in sporting circles, and before the present Defence scheme was an enthusiastic volunteer. Four of his sons are intimately connected with the newspaper world:
O. F. Dunkley, journalist in Sydney (Otto Frederick)
A. W. Dunkley on the literary staff of the Christchurch 'Sun' (Albert William)
A. D. Dunkley publisher of the same paper (Arthur David)
E. H. Dunkley of the staff of the Oamaru 'Mail' (Ernest Henry)
ALBERT married Grace Edith May GLOVER (1889-1918) in 1913
...daughter of Richard GLOVER & Annie Eliza LAMMAS
they had a daughter:
* 1915 - 2007 Peggy Ruth Dunkley (+ William Henry Burrows 1937, see photo)
ALBERT next married Catherine CARRIG (1883-) in 1921
...daughter of Martin & Bridget CARRIG
they had at least 1 child:
* 1924 - 1989 James 'Jim' Dunkley (see photo)

Arthur David Dunkley (1877-1946)
...son of Arthur DUNKLEY & Theckla Bridget O'CONLAN
ARTHUR married Gertrude WHITE in 1898
...the known children of ARTHUR & GERTRUDE:
* 1899 - Arthur Morris Dunkley
* 1907 - Gertrude Phyllis Dunkley

Arthur Morris Dunkley (1899-)
...son of Arthur David DUNKLEY & Gertrude WHITE
ARTHUR married Vera Maud WALKER in 1922

Colin Dunkley
COLIN married Margaret KEMP in 1918

Denis/Dennis Dunkley
DENIS married Elizabeth PATERSON in 1875

Ernest Henry Dunkley (1878-1942)
ERNEST married May Wood Long THOMSON (1892-) in 1911
...daughter of Alexander Thomas THOMSON & Mary Jane Wilson McCAULEY
...the known children of ERNEST & MAY:
* 1913 - Gerald Ernest Dunkley

Francis Arthur David Dunkley (1901-1965)
FRANCIS married May BUSBY in 1930

Francis Eugene Ambrose Dunkley (1876-1920)
born in Australia
FRANCIS married Elizabeth Margaret Agatha BOOTH (1875-1944) in 1901
...the known children of FRANCIS & ELIZABETH:
* 1901 - 1965 Francis Arthur David Dunkley
* 1903 - Alberta Elizabeth Dunkley
* 1904 - Alice Doreen Dunkley
* 1908 - Lavinia Florence Dunkley
Francis served in WWI as Corporal 21389 with the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, 2nd Reinforcements. His wife Elizabeth was his next of kin at Waitete Road, Te Kuiti

Frederick 'Otto' Dunkley (1888-1959)
...son of Arthur DUNKLEY & Theckla Bridget O'CONLAN
OTTO married Annie Maud GRAY (1880-1917) in 1911
Ohinemuri Gazette, 30 November 1917 We regret to chronicle the death of Mrs Otto Dunkley, who passed away at Hamilton on Monday at the early age of 27 years. For some time Mrs Dunkley was resident in Paeroa, her husband having been engaged as lino type operator for this firm. She was of a bright and happy disposition and was very popular amongst those with whom she came in contact. Much sympathy is extended to Mr Dunkley in the great loss he has sustained by the death of his young wife
Otto enlisted in the No 6 Manawatu Recruiting District in Dec 1917. He was a linotype operator, Warwick Villa, Taihape
OTTO married Mary Anne KENNEDY in 1919
he was on the Australian Electoral Rolls from 1930:
1930-1854 Wentworth, Bondi North
1958- Philip, Bondi North

George Dunkley (1836-1906)
GEORGE married Mary Ann PRICE (1839-1911) in 1875
Otago Witness, 11 September 1907 DUNKLEY - In loving memory of George Dunkley, the beloved husband of M. A. Dunkley, who departed this life on the 5th September, 1906; aged 70 years. Deeply regretted.
...So he giveth his beloved sleep,
...And bringeth them to the haven where they would be

George Dunkley (1879-1960)
GEORGE married Elizabeth Alice PILLING (1879-1963) in 1914

George Basil Dunkley
GEORGE married Hilda MILLARD in 1915

John Harington Heathcote Dunkley (1879-1930)
...son of Rev Walter DUNKLEY & Alice Annie THOMAS
JOHN married Alice Nona ANSON (1888-1962) in 1917
Press, 1 September 1917 DUNKLEY-ANSON - On August 13th, at St Mary's, Heathcote, by Rev Canon Wilford, Sergeant John H. H. Dunkley, son of the late Rev W. Dunkley, to Alice Nona, fifth daughter of the late T. H. Anson, Winterfold, Courtenay
...daughter of Thomas Hamilton ANSON & Henrietta Ann GORLE
John served in WWI as Sergeant 49294 with the NZEF, 30th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company. Alice was his next of kin c/o Mrs Anson, Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch

Robert Dunkley (1851-1913)
ROBERT married Emily Rose Amanda LUXTON (1854-1944) in 1877
...the known children of ROBERT & EMILY:
* 1878 - Grace Emmeline Dunkley
* 1880 - Bob Dunkley
* 1890 - Angus Dunkley
* 1890 - Betsy Dunkley

Robert Dunkley (1884-1920)
ROBERT married Winifred NEILSON (1894-1961) in 1916
he enlisted in the seventh ballot in May 1917 as Public Accountant, Cornfoot Street, Castlecliff

Samuel Henry Dunkley (1859-1945)
SAMUEL married Kate BOWDEN (1865-1945) in 1902

Sidney Dunkley
SIDNEY married Florence Clare TALBOT (1865-1947) in 1903

Thomas Charles Dunkley
THOMAS married Constance AUSTIN in 1903

Walter Dunkley, Reverend (1850-1912)
WALTER married Alice Annie THOMAS 3 Jan 1878 in Motueka
...daughter of Charles Thynne THOMAS & Anne TOVEY
Nelson Evening Mail, 8 January 1878 DUNKLEY-THOMAS - January 3, at Motueka, by the Rev S. Poole, M.A., Walter, third son of the Rev John Dunkley, and late of Christ's College, Christchurch, to Alice Annie, youngest daughter of the late Lieut-Colonel C. Thynne Thomas, late of Her Majesty's Bengal Army.
...the known children of WALTER & ALICE:
* 1878 - 1930 John Harington Heathcote Dunkley
* 1880 - 1957 Walter William Dunkley
Ashburton Guardian, 30 December 1912 CANON WALTER DUNKLEY - The Rev. Walter Dunkley, vicar of St. Paul's, Glenmark, for many years Minor Canon of Christchurch Cathedral, died at the Vicarage, Glenmark, yesterday morning. Born at Moore, Shropshire, on February 1st, 1850, he was the son of the Rev. John Dunkley, of Liverpool. In 1872 he accompanied the Primate, Dr. Neville, to New Zealand, and six years later was ordained by the then Primate, the late Bishop Harper. He was assistant-master at Christ's College Grammar School 1876-79; Vicar of Phillipstown in 1878; Lincoln in 1879; the next year he visited England; of Burnham in 1881; of Courtenay in 1884; Assistant Precentor at Christchurch Cathedral from 1885 to 1889; Organising Chaplain to the Primate, the late Bishop Harper, in 1888-89; and private secretary to Bishop Julius from 1891 to 1892, when he took office as Minor Canon of the Cathedral. In July, 1907, he went to Glenmark, taking the charge of St. Paul's in October of the same year on the consecration of the church. Mr Dunkley had not enjoyed good health for some time past.

Walter William Dunkley (1880-1957)
...son of Rev Walter DUNKLEY & Alice Annie THOMAS
WALTER married Catherine Aston MEARES (1881-1964) 11 Sep 1907 in Fendalton, Christchurch
...daughter of Charles Edward Maurice MEARES & Amy
...the known children of WALTER & CATHERINE:
* 1909 - John Stuart Dunbar Dunkley
* 1910 - 1998 Geoffrey Harington Dunkley

Ada Dunkley (1883-1968)
ADA married Paul Ernest JANOWSKY (1888-1974) in 1924

Alberta Elizabeth Dunkley (1904-1971)
ALBERTA married Lorrie Alan JAMIESON (1903-1970) in 1933

Alice Amelia Dunkley (1885-1967)
ALICE married Thomas FALKINDER (1877-1954) in 1906
...the known children of ALICE & THOMAS:
* 1906 - Arthur Joel Falkinder
* 1907 - Ena May Falkinder
* 1909 - Muriel Dolcie Falkinder

Annie Mary Teckler Dunkley (1881-1963)
married Albert Edward William FAIRBRASS (1881-1931) in 1903
...the known children of ANNIE & ALBERT:
1904 - Victoria May Fairbrass
1907 - Mona Annie Lena Fairbrass

Doris Margaret Dunkley
DORIS married Percival George HAWES (1908-1975) in 1932

Edith Sarah Harriet Dunkley (1878-1941)
EDITH married Charles Frederick BAKER in 1901
...the known children of EDITH & CHARLES:
* 1902 - Edith Maida Baker
* 1905 - Cecilie Leona baker
* 1912 - Frederick Charles Thomas Baker

Eva May Dunkley (1891-1961)
EVA married Percy George THIAN (1889-1960) in 1924

Florence Mabel Dunkley (1884-1924)
FLORENCE married Francis John CONLAN (1880-1953) in 1922

Frances Lydia Dunkley (1893-1927)
FRANCES married Harry Moye ALLPRESS (1891-1971) in 1917

Harriet Amy Dunkley
HARRIET married Charles James HALE in 1895

Lavinia Florence Dunkley (1908-)
LAVINIA married John Foster COLEMAN (1909-1945) in 1928
Auckland Star, 24 February 1932 After a year of married life, John Foster Coleman, of Te Kuiti, left his wife and returned to live with his people. He was ordered to return to his wife, Lavinia Florence Coleman, within 21 days. Petitioner said she was married in July 1928, and in December 1929 her husband left her without giving a reason. She protested, and wrote, trying to induce him to go back, but he replied, saying: "You know very well that I cannot agree to live with you again. I was not happy"
LAVINIA next married Richard William David MAXWELL in 1933 (under her maiden name Dunkley)

Phyllis May Dunkley (1912-1991)
PHYLLIS married Robert Marshall ALLAN (1901-1999) in 1933

Rita Violet Emmeline Dunkley (1896-1975)
RITA married Herbert INKSTER (1896-1958) in 1928

taken from Evening Post, 21 August 1937,
Mr and Mrs William Henry BURROW
leaving St Mary's Church, Karori, this morning after their marriage. The bride was Miss Peggy Ruth DUNKLEY, only daughter of Mr and Mrs A. W. Dunkly, of Karori, and late of Christchurch, and the bridegroom is the elder son of Mr and Mrs W. E. Burrow, also of Karori
Her two small attendants were Ngaire Roberts, niece of the bridegroom, who was attired in a mauve taffeta and velvet Early Victorian frock with posy to tone and Jim Dunkley, brother of the bride, in a Fauntleroy suit. Mr Howard Thompson attended the bridegroom and Messrs Ted Burrow and John Dunkley were ushers

Wootton GROOMS - New Zealand 1857-1920

known WOOTTON GROOMS in New Zealand 1857 - 1920
names taken from BDM & some spelling may not be correct, use as a guide only
some birth dates may be approximate, based on recorded age at death

Albert Frederick Wootton (1880-1959)
- son of Samuel WOOTTON & Ellen JACKSON of Dunedin
married Edith Mary PEARCE (1881-1958) in 1903
their known children:
* 1904 - Vera Edith Wootton
* 1906 - Arthur Albert Wootton
* 1907 - 2005 Ivy Lily Wootton
* 1909 - Nellie Wootton
* 1912 - 1986 Harold Jackson Wootton

Albert Firkin Wootton (1873-1943)
- in 1896 + 1899 he was in Caversham, Dunedin
married Jane Ellen GOOLD (1877-1968) Xmas Eve 1902 in Invercargill
- daughter of Frederick GOOLD & Margaret Wallace WILSON
their known children:
* 1903 - William Albert Rundle Wootton
* 1905 - Mabel Ellen Wootton

Alfred Rundle Wootton (1906-1979)
- son of William Rundle WOOTTON & Augusta Christina KLEMPEL
married Alma Edna Phyllis O'BRIEN (1910-1995) in 1930
- daughter of Alfred Albert O'BRIEN & Ivy JENSEN
their known children:
* 1932 - 2005 Beverley Berice Wootton (+ William Walter Hugh Fallen 1949)

Arthur David Wootton (1892-1980)
married Alice Louisa CORNWALL (1893-1981) in 1916
- in 1917 they were in Paraparaumu
ARTHUR DAVID Wootton died 9 May 1980 aged 88
ALICE LOUISA Wootton died 6 August 1981 aged 88
- they are buried Plot 205-297, Block III at Waikanae cemetery

Arthur John Wootton (1887-1964)
married Muriel Eva Douglas PHILPOTT (1893-1980) in 1913
- Muriel died in Nelson 7 Jan 1980 aged 86

Burt Wesley Wootton (1899-1965)
- son of John Wesley WOOTTON & Hannah EVANS
married Minnie Jane GLASS (1897-1970) in 1920
- daughter of John & Minnie GLASS
Burt & Minnie were in Melbourne Street, South Dunedin in 1922 & 1925. He was a Police Constable in Sydenham, Christchurch in 1929 (see photo)
- they had 2 daughters
BURT WESLEY Wootton died 19 July 1965 in Christchurch aged 66
MINNIE JANE Wootton died 2 February 1970 in Christchurch aged 72

Charles Wootton (1843-)
- arrived in Auckland 1863 on the Bombay
married Ellen ANDERTON (1851-1941) in Bombay, Auckland 1872
their known children:
* 1873 - 1936 Sarah Wootton (+George William Waugh 1898)
* 1874 - Henry Wootton
* 1876 - 1970 Alice Wootton (+Arthur Vivian Bilkey in 1906)
* 1878 - Roland Wootton
* 1879 - Margaret Wootton (+Donald Ewen Morrison 1917)
* 1881 - Isaac Wootton
* 1884 - Mary Jane Evangeline Wootton (+John Henry Ferguson 1906)
Auckland Star, 9 August 1941 WOOTTON - On August 8, at the residence of her daughter, Mr A. V. Bilkey, Favona Road, Mangere, Ellen, beloved wife of the late Charles Wootton, Bombay, and beloved mother of Mr H. Wootton, Albany, Mrs A. V. Bilkey, Mangere, Mr R. Wotton, Bombay, Mrs D. Morrison, Rotorua, Mr I. Wootton, Auckland, Mrs John Ferguson, Wiri and the late Mrs G. Waugh.
Auckland Star, 16 August 1941 SIR ROBERT PEEL'S COUSIN
A cousin of the famous statesman, Sir Robert Peel, and a resident of the Dominion for the past 72 years, Mrs Charles Wootton has died at the age of 90 at the residence of her daughter, Mrs A. V. Bilkey, Favona Road, Mangere. Mrs Wootton was born in 1851 at Bamber Bridge, Lancashire and was educated at the National and St Peter's Schools, Preston. In 1865 she left England with her mother and sisters in the sailing ship 'Royal Dane' and arrived at Auckland after a voyage of five months to join her brothers.
In 1872, at Bombay, she was married to the late Mr Charles Wootton formerly of Wiltshire, who had come to Auckland in the well known sailing ship 'Bombay' which arrived in Auckland in 1865 after a hazardous voyage. Mr Wootton was one of the first settlers in the district, which was named after the ship. After living nearly 50 years in Bombay, Mr Wootton died and Mrs Wootton came to live with her daughter at Mangere. Mrs Wootton is survived by three sons and three daughters. There are 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren

Charles Samuel Wootton (1896-1946)
- son of William Samuel WOOTTON & Emma Ann PEARCE
married Nellie Hazel BAILEY (1904-) in 1923
- daughter of Thomas James BAILEY & Ellen Frances NICHOLLS
he married Jessie Ellen GOFFIN (1912-1989) in Auckland
- (Jessie next married Claude Lockhead RUSSELL (1903-1989)

Charles Edward Wootton (1871-1925)
- son of Samuel WOOTTON & Eleanor 'Ellen' JACKSON
married May/Mary Steven McKERROW (1878-) in 1898
their known children:
* 1901 - 1972 May Steven Wootton
* 1902 - Ellen Jackson Wootton
* 1905 - Margaret Etta Wootton
* 1908 - Leonard Charles Wootton
CHARLES EDWARD Wootton died 23 February 1925 in Dunedin aged 53
- buried Plots 21 & 23, Block 7AP at Southern Cemetery with:
1897 - Henry Granger Wootton (1875-1897) aged 22, his brother
1906 - Samuel Wootton (1824-1906) aged 82, his father
1912 - Ellen Wootton (1841-1912) aged 71, his mother
1932 - Ronald Wootton (1932-1932) aged 2 days
1952 - James Bertie Wootton (1880-1952) aged 72, his brother
1959 - Phoebe Maud Wootton (1883-1959 nee Cavell) aged 76, wife of James Bertie
1985 - William Henry Jackson Wootton (1908-1985) aged 77, his nephew (son of James Bertie & Phoebe Maud Wootton)
NOTE Headstone says 'Charles Edward, husband of Elizabeth May Wootton'

Charles Edward Wootton (1871-)
married Elizabeth May FISHER (nee ALEXANDER 1870-1941) in 1915
- Elizabeth had first married Arthur Edward Fisher in 1899

Charles Edward George Wootton (1831-)
married Keziah Ann STREETER (1840-1908) 6 July 1857 in Waimea West Schoolroom
their known children:
* 1858 - unnamed Wootton
* 1860 - 1927 William Rundle Wootton
* 1862 - 1936 David Richard Wootton
Keziah married Thomas Wyllie McKenzie (1833-1875) Nelson 1866 + 4 children
Keziah married Francis Decimus Walker (1841-1931) Westport 1877 + 2 children

Charles Franklin Wootton (1894-1956)
- son of Henry George WOOTTON & Charlotte Ann FRANKLIN
married Maud Evelyn CANDY (1894-1964) in 1915
- daughter of Thomas CANDY & Honor EDWARDS

Charles Thomas Wootton (1889-1965)
- son of Philip & Sarah Ann WOOTTON
married Evelyn Alice DENTICE (1888-) in 1921
- daughter of Albert John DENTICE & Elicia Jane PHILLIPS

Eric Leslie Wootton (1899-1935)
married Eva Gertrude HEDLEY (1886-1958) in 1923
ERIC died 2 Dec 1925 in Wellington & buried Karori

George Harkus Wootton (1840-1916)
married Emily Charlotte BURGESS (1863-1924) in 1893
- possible daughter of Tingey BURGESS & Betsy FAIRY
their known children:
* 1894 - Gladys Wootton
* 1895 - George Burgess Wootton
* 1899 - 1967 Percy Ernest Wootton

George Samuel Wootton (1895-1952)
married May Fenty BLACK (1896-1988) in 1925
- daughter of James BLACK & Isabella Pettigrew KIDD (of Dunedin)

George William Wootton (1882-1952)
- son of Thomas Edward WOOTTON & Fanny Frances KERR
married Ariel Lilly Elizabeth HOLLIS (1884-1964) in Nelson 1907
- daughter of Thomas HOLLIS & Emily GROOBY
their known children:
* 1907 - 1989 Olive Gwendoline Wootton
* 1910 - Frank Wootton
* 1916 - 1934 Irene Blanche Wootton

Harry Franklin Wootton (1882-1964)
- son of Henry George WOOTTON & Charlotte Ann FRANKLIN
married Mildred Annie ROSS (1890-1941) in 1911

Harry Franklin Wootton (1907-1950)
married Elsie Irene KING (1904-1959) in 1928

Henry James Wootton (1903-1979)
married Annie OWEN (1904-1974) in 1928
- daughter of William Joseph OWEN & Susan BOYLE

Isaac Wootton (1883-1969)
married Eliza McGOUGH in 1906
Auckland Star, 9 June 1906 WOOTTON-McGOUGH - On May 2, at the residence of the bride, Pukekohe, by the Rev Mather, Isaac Wootton, youngest son of Charles Wootton, Bombay, to Eliza, only daughter of William J. McCough, Pukekohe West
he married Doris Victoria Maude WILLS (nee CASWELL) in 1932
- Doris first married Frederick Emanuel Wills (1876-1957) in 1906

James Bertie Wootton (1880-1952)
- son of Samuel WOOTTON & Eleanor 'Ellen' JACKSON
married Phoebe Maud Kedglie CAVELL (1883-1959) in 1905
- daughter of Henry John CAVELL & Mary Ann JOLLY
their known children:
* 1906 - James Samuel Wootton
* 1907 - 1907 Henry William Wootton (aged 3 months)
* 1908 - 1985 William Henry Jackson Wootton
* 1909 - 1981 Alfred Cavell Wootton (cremated Dunedin)

John Herbert Wootton (1911-1951)
married Violet RICHAN (1909-) in 1931
- daughter of Ernest Augustus (1874-1949) & Ruth Elizabeth (1883-1959) RICHAN

John Wesley Wootton (1865-1949)
- born in Staffordshire, England, arrived in NZ about 1879 (via Sydney 1877)
- son of Charles WOOTTON & Phoebe Matilda LYNEX of Bloxwich, Staffordshire
married Hannah EVANS (1869-1957) in Dunedin 1886
- daughter of William & Phoebe EVANS
John was a Postal Clerk in Dunedin
their known children:
* 1887 - 1950 Matilda Henrietta Wootton
* 1889 - 1963 Phoebe Lilian Wootton
* 1891 - 1918 Hannah Rubina Wootton (didn't marry)
* 1894 - 1894 Charles William Wootton (aged 2 weeks)
* 1899 - 1965 Burt Wesley Wootton
* 1900 - 1979 Gladys Transvaal Wootton
* 1903 - 1986 Philip Horace Wootton (+ Katherine Mills)
* 1909 - 1996 George Clement Wootton (+ Olive Rata Carlisle Irving 1939)
JOHN WESLEY Wootton died 24 October 1949 in Dunedin aged 84
HANNAH Wootton died 9 November 1957 in Ross Home, Dunedin
they are buried Plots 73 & 74, Block 12P at Southern Cemetery with:
1894 - Charles William Wootton, their son aged 2 weeks
1904 - Charles Wootton (1831-1904), John's father aged 73
1917 - Phoebe Matilda Wootton (1831-1917), John's mother aged 86
1918 - Hannah Rubina Wootton, their daughter aged 27

Lawrence Samuel Wootton
married Muriel Gray CARMICHAEL (1894-1924) in 1917
- daughter of John CARMICHAEL & Mary Ann NEILL
he married Mataura KEOWN (1902-) in 1926
- daughter of Eliza Jane KEOWN

Leonard Wootton (1895-1964)
- son of Henry George WOOTTON & Charlotte Ann FRANKLIN
married Zoe Isola VERNAZONI (of Christchurch) in 1924

Leonard Charles Wootton (1908-1968)
married Margaret Jane CAIRD (1908-1996) in 1931

Leslie Wootton (1892-1976)
married Annie Gladys HILLS (1897-1976) in 1922
- daughter of William Herbert HILLS & Elizabeth 'Bessie' MILLIGAN

Percy Ernest Wootton (1899-1967)
married Carol McWILLIAMS (1897-1982) in 1919
- daughter of James Alexander McWILLIAMS & Ida HOWELL

Peter Wootton (1860-1936)
married Matilda HUNT (1860-1919) in 1882
- daughter of Joseph & Susan HUNT
their known children:
* 1883 - Edith Emily Wootton
* 1885 - Ernest Peter Wootton
* 1888 - Grace Olive Wootton
* 1891 - Arthur David Wootton
* 1893 - Helen Annie 'Nellie' Wootton
* 1899 - 1976 Charles Harold Gillespie Wootton (lived Kuripuni, Masterton)
* 1908 - Constance Evelyn 'Connie' Wootton
NOTE 24 April 1920 IN MEMORIAN
WOOTTON - In loving memory of Matilda, dearly loved wife of Peter Wootton, who passed away on the 24th April, 1919
....Our hearts for you are aching,
....We are lonely night and day;
....We miss you, yes, we miss you
....In a thousand different ways.

....A shadow rest upon our home,
....We miss her smiling face;
....Were'er we turn, were'er we go,
....We see her vacant place.

....Worthy of lasting love was she,
....From those she left behind;
....A better mother could never be,
....Nor one so true and kind.
Inserted by her loving husband and family

Philip Henry Wootton (1884-1910)
- son of Thomas Edward WOOTTON & Fanny Frances KERR
married Lillian Doretta 'Dora' HOLLIS (1888-1974) in Nelson? 1908
- daughter of Thomas HOLLIS & Emily GROOBY
their known children:
* 1908 - Rhona Grace Wootton
* 1911 - 1998 Phyllis Joyce Wootton
* 1913 - 1998 Stanley Wilfred Wootton

Ralph Wootton (1890-1964)
married Marie Josephine McKAY (1895-1985) in 1919

Richard Wootton (1859-1902)
married Ann TURLEY in 1884
their known children:
* 1886 - Alice Louisa Wootton
* 1888 - 1959 Agnes Grace Wootton

Roy Vivian Wootton (1902-1988)
married Gladys Ruby CAVANAGH (1905-1994) in 1926
- daughter of Henry Edward CAVANAGH & Elizabeth Annie WEBB

Samuel Wootton (1824-1906)
- born in Biggelswade, England
married Ellen JACKSON in Dunedin 1863
their known children:
* 1864 - William Samuel Wootton
* 1865 - Samuel Wootton
* 1867 - George Wootton
* 1875 - Henry Grainger Wootton
* 1876 - Alfred Wootton
* 1878 - Matilda Wootton
* 1879 - Albert Frederick Wootton
* 1881 - James Bertie Wootton
* 1893 - Margaret Etta Wootton

Samuel Wootton (1865-1938)
- son of Samuel WOOTTON & Eleanor 'Ellen' JACKSON
married Annie KELLY in 1889
their known children:
* 1895 - 1952 George Samuel Wootton
* 1903 - 1979 Henry James Wootton
* 1907 - Robert Charles Wootton

Samuel Eli Wootton (1876-1940)
married Rebecca Robrough FOX (1888-) in 1909
- daughter of William Henry FOX & Jemima Jane PETTIGREW
their known children:
* 1910 - 2006 Una Dolce Wootton
Samuel next married Margaret Hamilton ERSKINE (1887-1941) in 1920

Sydney Harold Wootton (1891-1974)
married Cora Nina Ruby MELLOR (1889-1953) in 1914
- daughter of Henry MELLOR & Charlotte Ellen WILLISCRAFT

Thomas Edward Wootton (1845-1923)
married Elizabeth Frances BURNETT (1852-1876) 21 Aug 1873 in Nelson
- daughter of Richard BURNETT & Sarah Ann IRONMONGER
their known children:
* 1874 - 1938 Mary Ann Wootton (died in New South Wales)
* 1876 - 1958 Elizabeth Jane Wootton (married 3 times)
ELIZABETH died 13 days after giving birth to Elizabeth Jane who was brought up by her maternal grandparents, Richard and Sarah Burnett, therefore her name is sometimes seen as Elizabeth Jane Burnett ...
THOMAS next married Fanny Frances KERR in 1881
their known children:
* 1882 - 1952 George William Wootton
* 1884 - 1910 Philip Henry Wootton
* 1887 - 1951 Harold Edward Wootton
* 1890 - 1962 Minnie Blanche Wootton

Thomas Henry Wootton (1866-1934)
married Marion IKENE (1866-1952) in 1893
their known children:
* 1894 - Elsie Isobel Christian Wootton
* 1896 - 1980 Rena Christian Wootton
* 1901 - Winifred Marion Wootton

William Wootton (1872-1946)
- son of Charles WOOTTON & Phoebe Matilda LYNEX of Bloxwich, Staffordshire
- born in England, arrived in NZ about 1878
married Catherine Theresa SHEEHAN (1891-1963) in 1909
William was a Crane Driver, lived in St Kilda, Dunedin
WILLIAM Wootton died 31 March 1946 in Dunedin aged 73
CATHERINE THERESA Wootton died 10 December 1963 in Dunedin aged 72
- they are buried Plot 50A, Block 8P at Southern Cemetery with:
1908 - Theresa Maria Wootton (1876-1908) aged 32
1912 - Francis Albert Hanley age not recorded

William Charles Wootton (1907-1988)
married Phoebe Annie Myrtle SIGLEY (1910-1992) in 1933
- daughter of Roy Vincent SIGLEY & Minnie TUNN

William Edward Wootton (1887-1956)
- son of William Samuel WOOTTON & Emma Ann PEARCE
married Caroline Elizabeth BROWN in 1913
William was a Butcher in Palmerston North
WILLIAM EDWARD Wootton died 12 August 1956 aged 69 & cremated Kelvin Grove

William George Wootton (1879-1959)
- son of Henry George WOOTTON & Charlotte Ann FRANKLIN
married Lucy Agnes ATKINS (1887-1951) 25 Jan 1910 in Christchurch
- daughter of James ATKINS & Agnes ORME
their known children:
* 1911 - 1971 Orme George Wootton
* 1912 - 1988 James Henry Wootton
* 1915 - 1999 Phyllis Leila Wootton
* 1918 - Lucy Margaret Wootton

William Rundle Wootton (1860-1927)
- son of Charles Edward George WOOTTON & Keziah Ann STREETER
married Augusta Christina KLEMPEL (1867-1956) 26 April 1886 in Greymouth
- daughter of Johann Martin KLEMPLE from Poland & Zuzanna EINSPORN
their known children:
* 1887 - 1959 Christina Keziah Wootton
* 1889 - 1972 Lilian Rose Wootton
* 1891 - 1915 William Charles Wootton (Killed in Gallipoli)
* 1893 - 1964 Albert Francis Wootton (Private 6/2966)
* 1896 - 1980 Emilie Sarah Wootton
* 1903 - 1974 Myrtle Evelyn Wootton
* 1906 - Alfred Rundle Wootton
WILLIAN RUNDLE Wootton died 8 June 1927 in Blackball
AUGUSTA CHRISTINA Wootton died 20 December 1956 in Greymouth

William Samuel Wootton (1864-1942)
- son of Samuel WOOTTON & Eleanor 'Ellen' JACKSON
- born in Lawrence, Otago - died in Christchurch
married Emma Ann PEARCE (1865-1942) in 1886
- daughter of James & Mary Ann PEARCE
their known children:
* 1887 - 1956 William Edward Wootton
* 1888 - 1941 Ellen Mary Wootton
* 1890 - 1964 Ralph Wootton
* 1892 - 1976 Leslie Wootton
* 1894 - 1964 Lawrence Samuel Wootton
* 1896 - 1946 Charles Wootton


Constable Burt Wesley Wootton

at the retirement of Sergeant Donald McKenzie, 7 May 1929
Back row from left:
* Constable Burt Wesley Wootton (1899-1965)
* Constable Raymond Francis Leith (1899-1965)
* Constable George Stephen Norris (1900-1993)
Front row from left:
* Constable John Cummings (Beckenham)
* Sergeant Donald McKenzie
* Constable Edward William Fibbes (1902-1958)

HOOPER at Hamilton, Waikato

the HOOPER cremated or buried at Hamilton, Waikato (to Nov 2013)
some birth dates may be approximate, based on recorded age at death

Alice HOOPER (nee HAWKINS, formerly JAMIESON) aged 79
born: 1853 in Melbourne
parents: John HAWKINS & Alice MONAGHAN (married Dublin, died New Zealand)
married: William Jamieson in 1872
known children:
* 1873 - William Charles Jamieson
* 1874 - Agnes Alice Jamieson
* 1876 - Mary Ann Lavinia Jamieson
* 1879 - William Richard Charles Jamieson
married: Henry Lewis Hooper in 1881
known children:
* 1885 - Henry Claygate Hooper
* 1888 - Flossie Helen Essen Hooper
* 1890 - Douglas Bambridge Hooper
* 1897 - Ruby Alice Woodward Hooper
died: 13 July 1932
last address: Otorohanga
buried: AA1-G-191 at Hamilton East Cemetery

Anita Evelyn HOOPER aged 57
born: 1947
died: 3 June 2004
last address: 12 Willow Grove, Morrinsville
cremated: at Hamilton Park

Annie Susan HOOPER aged 75
born: 5 June 1901
parents: Richard HOOPER & Louisa Emma Maria HAWKINS
died: 29 January 1977
Last Address: unspecified
buried: BEECH-16-04 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Bernard Norman Frances HOOPER aged 26
born: 1959
died: 22 November 1985
last address: unspecified
buried: MAPLE-15-70 at Hamilton Park Cemetery

Bryan George HOOPER aged 68
born: 18 June 1921
died: 29 August 1989
last address: 17 Hillcrest St., Tirau
cremated: at Hamilton Park cemetery

Chandos Harold HOOPER aged 48
born: 23 November 1962
died: 25 October 2012
last address: Challinor Street, Pukete, Hamilton
buried: GOM-MEM3-17 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Charles Caldwell HOOPER aged 26
born: 1908
parents: Harry Prince HOOPER & Christina/Cecilia SINCLAIR
died: 4 April 1935
last address: unspecified
buried: BB-Q-017 at Hamilton East cemetery

Charles James Maxwell HOOPER aged 87
born: 29 June 1900
parents: Thomas William HOOPER & Florence MAXWELL
died: 28 April 1988
last address: R D 1 Main Rd Tokoroa
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Clara Eveline HOOPER (nee ODGERS) aged 56
born: 1865
married: James Hooper in 1884
known children:
* 1884 - Clara Ethel Hooper
* 1885 - Hilda Maud Hooper
* 1887 - Mary Jane Beatrice Hooper
* 1890 - James Leonard Hooper
* 1892 - Sidney Hooper
* 1899 - John Whitford Hooper
* 1901 - Robert William Hooper
* 1906 - Reginald Leslie Hooper
* 1909 - Violet Ruth Hooper
died: 13 September 1921
last address: unspecified
buried: FRONT-G-09 at Hamilton East Cemetery

Colin Robert HOOPER aged 74
born: 1939
died: 10 September 2013
last address: Graham St, Hamilton East, Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park Cemetery

Daisy Sarah HOOPER (nee HOLLOWAY) aged 89
born: 1 October 1899
parents: 7th of at least 9 children of Henry John & Fanny HOLLOWAY
married: Victor Candy Hooper in 1924
died: 29 March 1989
last address: 346 Maungatapu Rd Tauranga
buried: CHRRY-23-47 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Dorothy HOOPER aged 43
born: 1915
died: 10 November 1958
last address: unspecified
buried: AA1-G-185 at Hamilton East cemetery

Dorothy Myrtle HOOPER aged 91
born: 23 July 1922
died: 1 November 2013
last address: Betley Crescent Hamilton
buried: TOTAR-03-37 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Douglas HOOPER aged 59
born: 1954
died: 11 August 2013
last address: Brookview Court Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Edward Lyall HOOPER aged 61
born: 25 February 1912
parents: Joseph William HOOPER & Beatrice HALL
died: 2 January 1974
last address: 152 Duke St, Dinsdale, Hamilton
buried: GOM-A07-51 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Edwin Esson HOOPER aged 74
born: 1867
parents: Henry & Ellen HOOPER
married Mary Louisa WYLIE in 1892
died: 9 June 1942
last address: unspecified
buried: AA2-BA-13A at Hamilton Park cemetery

Eliza Ellen HOOPER aged 94
born: 2 December 1888
died: 9 January 1983
last address: Eventide Home Te Awamutu
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Flora Jane HOOPER (nee SHEDDON) aged 75
born: 1861
married Joseph Hayward Hooper in 1892
known children:
* 1893 - Howard Henry Hooper
* 1895 - Victor Candy Hooper
* 1896 - Ruth Charlotte Hooper
* 1898 - Flora McKenzie Hooper
* 1900 - William Rowlands Hooper
died: 25 February 1937
last address: unspecified
buried: BB-Q-078 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Flora May HOOPER aged 8
born: 1925
died: 5 July 1935
last address: unspecified
buried: BBZA-G-11 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Frank Robert HOOPER aged 94
born: 10 May 1902
parents: Harry Prince HOOPER & Cecilia SINCLAIR
married: Gladys Frances Minnie WATKINS in 1929
died: 11 June 1996
last address: Armourdene Rest Home Von Tempsky St, Hamilton
buried: GOM-K-069 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Gladys Frances Minnie HOOPER (nee WATKINS) aged 80
born: 15 April 1904
parents: Frederick William WATKINS & Minnie Alice TIMMO
married: Frank Robert Hooper in 1929
died: 13 November 1984
last address: 110 Wellington St, Hamilton East, Hamilton
buried: GOM-K-069 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Graham Thomas HOOPER aged 65
born: 19 October 1927
died: 10 January 1994
last address: 67 Normandy Ave, Melville, Hamilton
buried: MAPLE-42-22 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Harry Arthur HOOPER aged 31
born: 1899
parents: Harry Prince HOOPER & Cecilia SINCLAIR
died: 19 December 1930
last address: unspecified
buried: BB-Q-017 at Hamilton East cemetery
Auckland Star, 19 December 1930 A motor fatality occurred on the Hamilton-Cambridge road late last night when a news agent named Harry Arthur Hooper, aged 30, single, residing with his parents in Mill street, Frankton, was killed, while Thomas Kelly, aged 26, a bootmaker, single, of Brookfield, Hamilton East, has a fractured skull and lies in a serious condition in the Waikato Hospital.
It seems that Messrs Hooper, Kelly and Miss Horne had been attending a dance at Cambridge and were returning some time after midnight, Hooper riding a motor cycle, and Kelly and Miss Horne occupying the side car. Just before reaching banks Corner, about three miles from Cambridge, they passed a van. Instead of rounding the bend however, Mr Hooper's cycle continued along the side road for about 30 years and careered into the long grass on the margin, where apparently it struck an obstacle and turned a somersault. People in the van heard the crash and hurried to the scene, where they found Mr Hooper dead, apparently having being killed instantaneously. Dr J. Ritchie of Cambridge, had Mr Kelly conveyed to the Waikato Hospital. Miss Horne fortunately escaped injury

Henry Lewis HOOPER aged 39
born: 1859
married: Alice Jamieson in 1881
died: 4 June 1898
last address: unspecified
buried: AA1-G-192 at Hamilton East cemetery
Thames Advertiser, 7 June 1898 HOOPER - On June 4th, 1898, at Kirikiriria, Hamilton, Waikato, Henry Lewis, the beloved husband of Alice Hooper, and eldest son of Edwin Hooper, formerly of Timaru, in his 40th year
... Mr Henry L. Hooper, foreman of the Waikato Argus, and formerly on the staff of the Thames Advertiser and New Zealand Herald, died at Hamilton on Saturday from congestion of the lungs, following an attack of influenza, which he only contracted a week ago
... Mr Henry L. Hooper, foreman of the Waikato Argus, passed away this afternoon. He contracted influenza about a week ago and a relapse brought on congestion of the lungs. Deceased, who had formerly belonged to Timaru, served his time in the Timaru Herald Office, and joined the New Zealand Herald a short time afterwards. Coming to the Waikato he accepted a position on the Waikato Argus staff, which he has occupied for 18 years. The late Mr Hooper, who was greatly respected, was about 40 years of age. He leaves a wife and a large family.

Hilda Gertrude Annie HOOPER (nee HARLIN) aged 86
born: 11 August 1889
parents: Henry Thomas HARLIN & Alice Ada SAMPSON
married: James Samuel Hooper in 1908
known children:
* 1909 - Margaret Emily Ada Hooper
* 1910 - Eva Elsie Allison Hooper
* 1913 - Vera Lola Doris Hooper
died: 11 March 1976
last address: 415 Peachgrove Rd, Fairfield, Hamilton
buried: GOM-A09-066 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Horace Henry HOOPER aged 74
born: 16 October 1900
parents: Henry Alfred HOOPER & Margaret Fisher GARDNER
died: 18 April 1975
last address: c/o 141 Beerescourt Rd, Beerescourt, Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Ivy Myrtle HOOPER aged 68
born: 1899
parents: Edward Stanley HOOPER & Margaret HEPBURN
died: 26 January 1968
last address: c/o Tokanui Hospital, Te Awamutu
buried: GOM-SUNKN-0000 at Hamilton Park cemetery

James HOOPER aged 75
born: 1863
died: 8 June 1938
last address: unspecified
buried: FRONT-G-10 at Hamilton East cemetery

James Edward HOOPER aged 82
born: 9 April 1895
died: 4 February 1978
last address: 94 Bank St., Te Awamutu
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

James Wesley Newman 'Wes' HOOPER aged 62
born: 10 July 1910
parents: John Reuben HOOPER & Jane 'Janey' Whitford HOOPER
died: 28 May 1973
last address: unspecified
buried: MAGN-33-06 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Jane Whitford 'Janey' HOOPER (nee HOOPER) aged 56
born: 28 June 1874 in Thames, Coromandel
parents: John Whitford HOOPER & Jane CRABB(E)
married: John Reuben Hooper 11 Nov 1902
known children:
* 1904 - Ruby Constance Hooper
* 1906 - John George Wadman Whitford Hooper
* 1908 - Minnie Eileen Janey Hooper
* 1910 - James Wesley Newman 'Wes' Hooper
died: 30 July 1930
last address: Eureka, Waikato
buried: AA1-G-184 at Hamilton East cemetery

Joan Dorothy HOOPER aged 76
born: 19 January 1923
died: 27 July 1999
last address: Norholm Rest Home Ohaupo
buried: GOM-A07-28 at Hamilton Park cemetery

John George Whitford Wadman HOOPER aged 93
born: 28 January 1906
parents: John Reuben HOOPER & Jane Whitford 'Janey' HOOPER
died: 16 July 1999
last address: Dinsdale Rd Hamilton
buried: BEECH-07-01 at Hamilton Park cemetery

John Reuben HOOPER aged 87
born: 19 December 1877 in Taita, Lower Hutt
parents: George HOOPER & Eliza Jane KING
married: Jane Whitford 'Janey' Hooper 11 Nov 1902
died: 18 September 1965
last address: Eureka (between Hamilton & Morrinsville)
buried: AA1-G-184 at Hamilton East cemetery

John Whitford HOOPER aged 90
born: 25 September 1898
parents: James HOOPER & Clara Evelyn ODGERS
married: Melba Violet FLYNN in 1929
died: 5 March 1989
last address: 7 Tisdale St., Hamilton City
buried: MAPLE-11-19 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Joseph Ball HOOPER aged 48
born: 30 July 1867
parents: 7th son of Thomas HOOPER & Mary CROOKE of Nelson
married: Mrs Margaret McKENZIE in 1901
their known children:
* 1904 - Joseph Fitzgerald Hooper
* 1906 - Margaret Mary Hooper
* Empire Hotel Petone, Junction Hotel Thames. President of the Petone Football and Bowling Clubs. Steward of the Hamilton Racing Club. Chairman of the Waikato Licensed Victuallers Association
died: 8 January 1916
last address: Epsom, Auckland
buried: RC-A-828 at Hamilton East cemetery
Wairarapa Daily Times, 8 January 1916 The many friends of Mr Joseph Hooper, brother of Mr L. J. Hooper, of Masterton will regret to learn that he passed away in Petone at an early hour this morning. The late Mr Hooper was for many years in business with his brother in Masterton, and later on took a hotel at Petone. After leaving there he was lessee of a hotel at Thames, and about ten years ago he took over a hotel at Hamilton. Failing health compelled him to relinquish business about three years ago, and since then the deveased gentleman has been living quietly at Epsom, Auckland. About a week ago he came down to Wellington to meet his nephew, Mr Len Hooper, who was returning from America. While in Wellington he was taken ill, the cause of the final illness being congestion of the kidneys. Mr Hooper was very popular in the Wairarapa in his younger days, when he took an active part in sporting and volunteer matters, and a large circle of friends will regret his demise at the comparatively early age of 52 years (sic). A widow and two children are left to mourn their loss (sic, 3 children, on being his stepson J. McKenzie)

Joseph Fitzgerald HOOPER aged 55
born: 1904
parents: Joseph Ball HOOPER & Margaret McKENZIE
died: 28 February 1960
last address: Hamilton
buried: RC-A-830 at Hamilton East cemetery

Joseph Hayward HOOPER aged 57
born: 1864
married Flora Jane SHEDDON in 1892
died: 14 April 1921
last address: unspecified
buried: A3A-H-20 at Hamilton West cemetery

Kathleen Mary HOOPER aged 81
born: 21 May 1932
died: 1 July 2013
last address: Selwyn Wilson Carlile House, Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Katrina Lee HOOPER aged 17
born: 9 October 1990
died: 29 February 2008
last address: Grove Rd, Te Pahu, R.D. 5, Hamilton
buried: OAK-10-57 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Kevin Alfred Hector HOOPER aged 73
born: 1935
died: 30 April 2008
last address: Palmer St, Te Awamutu
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Leonard James HOOPER aged 82
born: 1857
married: Emily Florence McFARLANE (1862-1946) in 1882
known children:
* 1884 - Eva Florence Hooper
* 1886 - Charles Leonard Hooper
* 1887 - 1969 Richmond Vernon Hooper
* 1889 - Rita Clarice Hooper
* 1895 - Ormond Randolph Hooper
* 1904 - Bernard Trevor Hooper
died: 13 May 1939
last address: unspecified
buried: MASON-P-247 at Hamilton East cemetery

Lewis Douglas Bambridge HOOPER aged 81
born: 17 September 1921
died: 27 August 2003
last address: Beaumont Place, Hamilton East, Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Lily May HOOPER aged 63
born: 1900
died: 24 November 1963
last address: unspecified
buried: B-E-07 at Hamilton East cemetery

Lionel Charles HOOPER aged 57
born: 1905
died: 10 February 1963
last address: 7 Clare St., Cambridge
buried: GOM-SUNKN-0000 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Marcia Jocelyn HOOPER aged 54
born: 1952
died: 12 March 2007
last address: Pauls Dr, Ngatea
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Margaret Clare HOOPER aged 69
born: 1869
died: 6 September 1938
last address: unspecified
buried: RC-A-830 at Hamilton East cemetery
- buried with Joseph Fitzgerald Hooper

Margaret Joyce HOOPER aged 14
born: 1911
died: 11 August 1925
last address: unspecified
buried: AA2-CHAC-75 at Hamilton East cemetery

Mary Louisa HOOPER (nee WYLIE) aged 90
born: 1869
parents: William & Elizabeth WYLIE
married: Edwin Esson Hooper in 1892
died: 17 June 1959
last address: unspecified
buried: AA2-BA-13A at Hamilton East cemetery

Maud Reta HOOPER aged 63
born: 1942
died: 22 March 2005
last address: Hauraki Terrace, Thames
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Melba Violet HOOPER (nee FLYNN) aged 98
born: 15 January 1903
parents: William Arthur FLYNN & Emma Margaret PRIMMER
married: John Whitford Hooper in 1929
died: 19 June 2001
last address: Reidmoor Rest Home, Hamilton
buried: MAPLE-11-20 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Neil Raymond HOOPER aged 38
born: 1965
died: 29 April 2003
last address: Whites Rd, Putaruru
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Ngaio Lamia HOOPER aged 58
born: 1942
died: 16 July 2000
last address: Templeview, Hamilton
buried: BEECH-07-02 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Olive Georgina HOOPER (nee HAZLETT) aged 99
born: 20 February 1902
married: Vivian Alfred Hooper (1906-) in 1933
...(son of Alfred HOOPER & Florence Ruth TOMLINS)
died: 7 October 2001
last address: Tennyson St., Cambridge
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Ruby Adela Catherine HOOPER aged 94
born: 24 August 1915
died: 23 May 2010
last address: Firth Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton
buried: BEECH-07-01 at Hamilton Park cemetery)

Thora Ruth HOOPER aged 58
born: 26 March 1921
died: 9 March 1980
last address: unspecified
buried: MAGN-33-05 at Hamilton Park cemetery

Victor Candy HOOPER aged 68
born: 1895
parents: Joseph Hayward HOOPER & Flora Jane SHEDDON
married: Daisy Sarah HOLLOWAY in 1924
died: 20 March 1963
last address: unspecified
buried: CHRRY-23-46 at Hamilton Park cemetery

William Alfred HOOPER aged 70
born: 1942
died: 13 October 2012
last address: Woodcock Road, Tamahere, Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

William Gerald HOOPER aged 91
born: 2 September 1921
died: 1 July 2013
last address: Betley Crescent Hamilton
buried: TOTAR-03-37 at Hamilton Park cemetery

William John HOOPER aged 59
born: 1910
died: 9 May 1969
last address: 714 Grey St Hamilton East, Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Winston John HOOPER aged 72
born: 1941
died: 14 June 2013
last address: Forest Lake Road Hamilton
cremated: Hamilton Park cemetery

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton in 1910

(9km west of Hamilton Park cemetery)