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new Justices of the Peace 1904 New Zealand

On Christmas Eve 1904 the new Justices of the Peace were:

Solomon ABRAHAMS - Palmerston North
Edward BOULTON - Pahautanui
W. G. CARRUTHERS - Kimbolton
Philip DAVIS - Upper Hutt
John GLOVER - Rongotea
John HARRIS - Woodville
Robert LEE - Lower Hutt
William Wilson McCARDLE - Pahiatua
A, McCORMICK - Woodville
James PROUSE - Levin
A QUINLAN - Mangatainoka
Leopold SIMMONS - Palmerston North
James SMITH - Taihape
George WATSON - Homebush, Masterton
James D. WILSON - Pahiatua
James WOOD - Wainuiomata
George WOODROOFE - Palmerston North

Arthur John BENSON 1876-1931 - Woodville New Zealand

Arthur John Benson was a son of:
George & Mary Ann Benson
- they married in NZ in 1876
- their known children were:
1876 - 1931 Arthur John Benson

1881 - 1957 Edward James Benson
- married Helen Naomi Warner (1882-1954) in 1908

1883 - 1953 Edward Charles Benson
- married Jane Thamzine Reardon (1884-1973) in 1906

1885 - 1948 Walter Venus Benson
- married Lena Mary Crawshaw in 1910

1888 - 1966 Albert Frank Benson
- married Ethel Dorothy Tasker (1896-1989) in 1917 in Wanganui
- Ethel remarried to Eric Keith Sargeant in 1933

Arthur married Anna Sophie Margaretha Evers in 1899
(daughter of Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Johann Evers and Sophia Maria ? (1842-1915)
- Arthur & Anna's known children were:
1900 - 1960 Ernest John Benson

1904 - 1980 Percy Walter Benson

1909 - 1909 Alfred Edward Benson
- died aged 6 months

1 comment(s), latest 6 years, 11 months ago

Gavin William Wardrop at Woodville New Zealand 1932

Gavin was in the NEW ZEALAND RIFLE BRIGADE from 1st October 1915 as Captain Gavin William Wardrop, 17th (Ruahine) Regiment
- the 17th (Ruahine) Regiment was formed on the 27th March 1914. It saw action at Gallipoli France & Egypt as part of the Auckland Regiment. It was absorbed into the Hawke's Bay Regiment in 1923. It was reformed from 2nd Battalion Hawke's Bay Regiment to help form the 3rd NZ Division and saw service in the Pacific.

Gavin was the son of
- William Wardrop and
- Margaret Edwards

His siblings were:
1880 - 1892 David John
- born in Dunedin
- died aged 11
- buried with Albert, Percy & Isabella at Dunedin

1882 - 1881 Albert Edwards
- died aged 1 month
- born in Dunedin
- buried with David, Percy & Isabella at Dunedin

1884 - 1899 Isabella Margaret
- born in Dunedin
- died aged 15
- buried with Albert, Percy & Albert at Dunedin

1888 - Herbert Wilson

1889 - 1892 Percy James
- born in Dunedin
- died aged 2
- buried with David, Albert & Isabella at Dunedin

1893 - Vera Rose Ann

1896 - Hilda Miriam Maud

Gavin married Annie Elizabeth Newman in 1905

He died on 17th October 1932
his details were provided by
- Ernest Roden Grinlinton on 17-10-1932

Funeral Officiator: Rev Stephenson

he is buried in the Old Gorge Cemetery in Woodville
- plot 12 - block 18

Can you add any further details to this family

I believe his father may have een a dentist/chemist in Dunedin

Robert YEARBURY & Emma ARMER - Tirau

read the comments below for a lot more helpful info on this family

Robert YEARBURY (1868-1946)
married Emma Annie ARMER (1871-1950) in 1888

Their known children:

... 1
1889 - 1975 Zedekiah Andrew Yearbury
- spouse not found. he had no children
- cremated in the North Shore Cemetery Auckland

... 2
1892 - 1932 Robert Theophilus Yearbury
- as Private 51811, Robert served with the NZEF, 26th Reinforcements, E company. He embarked from Wellington 12 June 1917 for Plymouth, England. He was wounded & admitted to hospital in August 1918. HIs father was listed as living at Hoteo, north Auckland (which was near Wellsford)
- read comments below

... 3
1898 - 1968 Emma Susan 'Susie' Yearbury
- married Harold Richard 'Eric' HANHAM (1899-1980) in 1924
- they had 4 children (see comments below)
* Ray Hanham
* Daphne Hanham
* Valerie Hanham
* Colin Hanham

... 4
1904 - 1989 Harold Augustus Yearbury
- Harold married Frances Valma SPEAK (nee HYDE 1918-?) (thanks to comments below). Frances was born in Gisborne. She had first married Josephus Speak (1893-1970) on 6 Aug 1946
HAROLD died 29 Nov 1989 aged 85
- he is buried in Plot 155, Block N at Tirau Cemetery
- he is the only Yearbury buried in the Tirau area

4 comment(s), latest 5 years, 11 months ago

KAITAWA, Pahiatua New Zealand

KAITAWA is a small farming district situated 8km south east of Pahiatua along Kaitawa and Tiraumea Roads

Pahiatua is usually regarded as being in the Wairarapa, but for local government purposes it is in the Tararua District, which encompasses Eketahuna, Pahiatua, Woodville and Dannevirke.

The areas of Pahiatua, Kaitawa and surrounding areas were not initiated by the government, but rather their origins were in land speculation.
Several subdivisions were established by private landholders including W. W. McCardle, H. Manns, A. W. and Henry Sedcole, and W. Wakeman.
It is claimed that the first settlers were John Hall who arrived on 28 February 1882, followed by John Hughes the next day.
These men, plus the brothers of Hughes and their families, comprised Pahiatua's population the first summer.

The first school was opened in Kaitawa about 1890 with Mrs Swan (a widow from Tipperary) and 23 children. The mail arrived every Tuesday, Thursay and Saturdays at 3.45pm from Wellington

The Kaitawa Butter Factory was erected and fitted up in November 1894 under the direction of the manager and engineer Mr. Olson

There are about 19-20 settlers and descendants buried in the Kaitawa Cemetery

- Eva 1894-1903
- Charlotte Helen 1866-1929
- George Thomas 1854-1923
- Martha 1832-1916
- Murray Geddis Harrod 1922-1923
- Thomas George ?-1892
- Thomas Tyvie 1914-1914
- May 1879-1892
- Arthur Robert 1874-1943
- Sarah Ann 1839-1891
- Susan 1876-1901
- Anna (nee Haddas/Hadack) 1833-1892
- Johann "John" 1829-1900
- unnkown infant
- Ernest Albert 1878-1906
- Florence Eveline 1880-1904
- Hugh Cecil 1895-1896
- John 1905-1905
- Ethel Eleatha/Elithia 1902-1902

some WOODVILLE New Zealand folk in September 1893

From the BUSH ADVOCATE on 26th September 1893:

Some WOODVILLE ITEMS in the above newspaper includes the names of:

Mr Amundsen
T. Gilbert
Mr Hislop
E.J. Smith

FIREMEN Committee members were:
Captin Barkwith

The (Rugby ?) team playing against Dannevirke/Makotuku was:

Music at the fancy dress ball was provided by:
Mr Firzsimmons & Mr Havell

Joseph SOWRY & Marthe MORTENSEN - Woodville New Zealand

Joseph Sowry was a son of John SOWRY and Hannah HOWGATE

He was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England and emigrated on the ZEALANDIA which left London on the 3rd February 1862, arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch on the 24th May 1862

Joseph Sowry (1838-1904) was married to:
Hannah STROTHER (1837-1879) in Leeds in 1858, they had 12 children

Children of Joseph Sowry & Hannah Strother were:
- (known so far, not all confirmed)

1859-before 1862 Annie Sowry
- died before they emigrated

1861-1934 Arthur Sowry
- married Sarah Ann WILLS (1858-1909) in 1886
their known children were:
1888-1966 Cyril Howgate Sowry
- married ?
1890-1953 Garnet Strother Sowry
- married Ada Marie CHRISTIANSEN in 1919
- Garnet & Ada are buried in Mangatainoka
1892-1943 Vera Inez May Rosalyn Sowry
- married Bertram James ANDREWS (1887-1960) in 1911
1894-1974 Eric Arthur Clarence Sowry
- married Ruby Myra MORTENSEN (1893-1962) in 1918
- she was one of 11 children of Karl Frithjof Mortensen & Julia ADRIAN. Her father had another 6 children to Catherine GAVAN
- Garnet's & Ruby's parents were siblings
1896-1975 Melva Emily Sowry
- married Alfred Ernest AUCKRAN (1881-1958) in 1919
1900-1960 Ivan Vincent Sowry

- Sarah Ann died in 1909
- Arthur married Marion WILLS in 1910
- Arthur & Marion are buried at Mangatainoka

1863-1932 William Sowry
- married Elizabeth Jane THOMAS in 1893
their (known) children were:
1895-1984 Hector Lyle Sowry
- married Mary Ethel RULE in 1925
1896-? Olive Annie Sowry
- nothing known
1898-1977 Amy Isabell/Isobel Sowry
- married Frederick William ANSIN (1894-1974) in 1922
1900-? Veda May Sowry
1900-1954 Vivian William Sowry
- married Cora Louisa ??
- buried Mangahao-Ballance Pahiatua
1903-? Mavis Myrtle Sowry
- married Stanley Arden WILLIS in 1924
1904-1976 Rupert Clarence Sowry
- nothing known
1905-1969 Walter Claude Sowry
- nothing known
1908-1974 Malcolm Sowry
- nothing known

1866-1917 Albert Sowry
- married Laura Isabella Wills in 1898
their known children were:
1899-1967 Beryl Lavinia Hannah Sowry
- married Rupert William Larsen in 1922
1901-1954 Alvin Verde Sowry
1902-1968 Zaidee Aileen Sowry
- Old Testament name, (wife of the patriarch Abraham)
- didn't marry
1904-1959 Lorris Egbert Sowry
1907-1943 Zelma Melba Sowry
- didn't marry

1867-1931 Herbert Sowry
- married Eliza THOMAS in 1892
their known children were:
1893-1932 Alfred George Sowry
- served as Lance Corporal, Serial Number 65511, NZEF, 33rd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company in 1917
- married Marjorie McLEAVEY in 1928
- Alfred is buried Mangahao-Ballance, Pahiatua
1895-1918 Leonard Herbert Sowry
- killed in action, Ypres, Belgium
- his parents headstone at Mangahao-Ballance Pahiatua reads:
* - "In loving memory of Eliza Sowry died 22nd June 1949 aged 76 years. Herbert beloved husband of Eliza Sowry died 11th March 1931 aged 64 years also Leonard Herbert Sowry son of above killed in action in france 11th August 1917 aged 22 years"
1898-1967 Horace Joseph Sowry
- buried Mangahao-Ballance Pahiatua
1903-? Hannah Doris Sowry
1907-1967 Leo Arthur Sowry
- Herbert & Eliza are buried at Mangahao-Ballance Pahiatua

1868-1868 Mary Sowry
- died an infant

1869-1885 Hannah Howgate Sowry
- died aged 16, buried Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

1871-1938 Ernest Sowry
- married Kate Julia CARTER (1870-1939) in 1891
their known children were:
1892-1981 Constance Myrtle Sowry
- married James Charles PHILLIPS in 1915
1893-? Ivy Rose Sowry
- married James Waterson LAWSON in 1911
1896-1949 Wilfred Isitt Sowry
- married Isabella Louisa BILKE in 1927
1897-1900 Alva Walter Sowry
- died agd 2
- buried plot 57, Block D in Settlers Cemetery Dannevirke
1900-1965 Albert William Sowry
- married Elva Elizabeth JOLLEY in 1928
1902-1949 Laurie Joseph Sowry
1904-1970 Vernon Ernest Sowry
1907-1976 Mervyn Strother Sowry
1909-1974 Francis Hiram Sowry

1873-1941 Marmaduke Sowry
- married Sarah Annie Jane NOEDL in 1897
- (see notes below)
they had: (possibly others)
1900-1980 Leonie
- married Philip Edward FLOOD in 1919
1902-1967 Joseph Winton
- married Kitty GARDNER in 1923
1904-1988 Verna May
- married Ernest George DOWRICK in 1922

1874-1932 Alfred George
- nothing known

1876-1897 Walter Joseph Sowry
- died aged 21
- buried Old Gorge Woodville

1878-1879 Wilfred Leonard Sowry
- died aged 14 months
- his ashes were removed from Mangatera Dannevirke and interred at Old Gorge Woodville on 3rd June 1892, the same day as his mother Hannah was moved to Old Gorge

... Hannah died about 16th April 1879 and was 'removed to Old Gorge Cemetery on 3rd June 1892' (do not know where she was buried prior to that, possibly Managatera)

... Joseph next married his housekeeper, Marthe Mathilde WILLING (nee Mortensen 1852-1890) on the 21st November 1879 at Rose Farm in Woodville

... Marthe was born in Aker, Kristiania (now Oslo) Norway
- she had been married to George Fredrick Maximillian Wolfgang WILLING in 1874 in Mackay, Queensland, Australia.
- They had Emma Elise Mathilde Willing in Mackay
- George died in Mackay in 1875 by drowning in the Pioneer River
- daughter Emma married John Thomas SMITH (changed his name to SEABRIGHT), son of Crawley SMITH & Mary GOODES on 14 Nov 1891 in the home of Mrs MOORE, Ross Street, Woodville. He died in Napier 1898. Emma next married James Edward DOBBS in Waipawa, Hawkes Bay in 1902 as his 2nd wife
- Emma is buried beside him and his son in Hautapu Cemetery Cambridge, Waikato

- Marthe was not married to Robert Owen HENTY
- they had Robert Owen WILLING (1878-1951) in Norsewood. He was fostered by Tora & Hans GUNDERSEN of Norsewood. He was a policeman in Auckland, Ongarue (between Te Kuiti and Taumaranui), Ongaonga (Hawkes Bay) & Foxton. He changed his name to Robert OWEN. He served in the Anglo-Boer War in the 9th Contingent, H Squadron. He married Eleanor May COLLINGS in Auckland 1906

Children of Joseph Sowry & Mathilde Willing were:

1880-1954 Evangeline Anna Marie Sowry
- born in Norsewood
- married Robert Anthony NOEDL (1881-1972) in 1901 in Woodville
- Robert was an optician. He was born in Wanganui to Robert Charles Noedl & Catherine Annie COOPER (see notes below)
their known children were:
1901-1990 Ivy Sylvia Noedl
- married Frank Charles THOMAS in 1929
1903-1929 Nita Mabel Noedl
- married William Henry BROWN in 1925
1906-? Walter Lawrence Noedl

1882-1961 Lavina Fredrika Sowry
- born in Woodville
- married John McCORMICK (1883-1963) in 1905
- she ran a tea rooms in Woodville
- Lavina died in Dannevirke
- she is buried Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

1887-1912 Mabel Beatrice Sowry
- born in Woodville
- married Francis Joseph MALCON (1882-1974) in 1907 in Woodville
- Francis had 2 brothers Henry Edward & George
- he died in Hamilton, Waikato
- Mabel died from shock of induced labour
- she is buried at Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville
- her daughter Margaret Malcon was brought up by her sister Lavina

1889-1889 Ivy Woodvine Sowry
- born in Woodville
- died aged 7 days at Rose Farm Woodville
- the informant was her step sister Emma Willing Sowry
- she is buried at Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

Marthe died in 1890 Palmerston North of pneumonia and is buried at the Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

In 1891 Joseph next married Rhoda MITCHELL
- they did not have any children

Joseph was an architect and a builder, a pioneer/settler of Woodville, Inspector of Works for the Borough Council, he also represented the Woodville riding of the Waipawa county
He died at home in Grey St., Woodville at the age of 66
He is buried in Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

From the HAWKES BAY HERALD - 15th March 1904
Late last evening one of Woodville's pioneer settlers peacefully passed away, Mr Joseph Sowry.
Some twenty-six or twenty-seven years ago he applied to the superintendant, the Hon J. D. Ormond, (John Davies Ormond 1832?1917) on behalf of some 33 would-be settlers for a piece of unsold bush-land of 2500 acres on the north side of the township, which was granted to what was known as the Woodville Small Farms Association in lots of from 50 to 150 acres and with only two or three exceptions these settlers and their families are with us still and are doing well, the credit of whoe selection is greatly due to the late Mr Sowry.
He took a lively interest in all that concerned the progress of the settlement, in its material, educational and oral advancement. He took an active part in forming a road board and as the township grew it was formed into a town board and ultimately into a borough and in each successive stage he has acted as chairman and mayor for a number of years.
In the eary days he also represented the Woodville riding of the Waipawa county. Latterly he was Inspector of Works for the Borough Council and it is to his foresight that many of the improvements in the town are due.
Through failing health his resignation was received a few weeks ago. He was also chairman of the Woodville School Commitee for many years evincig great regard for the welfare of the children of the district.
The cause of temperance found in him a staunch friend and advocate and through him the Rechabite Tent was established in Woodville. His religious zeal was also conspicuus. In the brave days of old when the roads were unformed and in some places were nigh impassable (McLean street North to wit) even on horseback, he opened his house on the Sunday afternoons to the occasional visits of Methodist ministers to hold services and this was continued until the school was built and the roads made passable. Thus were laid the foundations of a settlement which, although small, is a credit to the colony and in all this he had a part.
The deceased was 66 years of age and leaves a widow and several sons, daughters and grandchildren.
Others too will mourn that he is gone

A family tree for Joseph is here:

Children of Robert Charles Noedl & Catherine Annie Cooper:
Jun 1877-1956 Sarah Annie Jane Noedl
- married Marmaduke Sowry (1873-1941) in 1897 (as above)
Dec 1879-1932 Henry Charles Noedl
- married Elizabeth Arathusa HUTCHINS in 1905
- they had Lawrie Noedl in 1906. He married Stella BRINKLEY in 1927
Sep 1881-1972 Robert Anthony Noedl
- married Eva SOWRY in 1902 (as above)
Dec 1883-1927 Ernest Grant Noedl
- served in the Anglo-Boer War, Serial Number 8995
- married Louise CANTELL in 1905
- married Jean RADFORD in 1920
Oct 1885-1913 Catherine Minnie Noedl
- married Walter CHEESEMAN (1878-1961) in 1909
Aug 1887-? Louis Noedl
- born in Woodville
- married Ada BANKS in 1910
- married Gladys THOMPON in 1921
Aug 1889-1974 Lilian May Noedl
- married Bernard Edward DEW in 1911
Dec 1891-1963 Eva Noedl
- born in Woodville
- married Percy Edward FORD in 1915
Apr 1894-Mar 1982 Marion Lottie Noedl
- born in Woodville
- married Cyril NETTLEFOLD (1891-1970) in 1914
Oct 1897-? Jessie Noedl
- married John William Frederick HARRISON in 1926
Oct 1897-Mar 1898 Rupert William Noedl
- died aged 5 months

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Alfred Francis/Frederick WIGZELL, Woodville NZ

Alfred Francis Wigzell was born in 1863
his parents were Charles Samuel Wigzell (1823-1898)
and Hannah Lee (1825-1894)

He married Margaret Peavoy (1853-1916) in 1889
they settled in Woodville and were living in Grey St, Woodville in 1918

their (known) children were:
* 1891-1962 Percy George Alfred Wigzell
buried Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

* 1892 - 1976 Richard Alexander St Lyons Wigzell
born on Christmas Day
married Agnes Eliza Troup (1896-1958) July 1914
- both buried Hamilton Park cemetery

* 1894 - 1918 James Oliver Francis Wigzell
Serial Number 28055
killed in action Somme, France 5 April 1918
buried Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France

* 1896 - 1952 Gladys Muriel Wigzell
married James Bryson (1894-1949) March 1914
both buried Old Gorge cemetery

* 1900 - 1900 Walter Henry Wigzell
died 1 April 1900 aged 14 days
buried Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville

Alfred died in 1935 aged 72
Margaret died 29 Sep 1916
they are both buried in Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville

Alfred had other siblings
(most of them not yet verified)
- he had a sister:
Sarah Ann Wigzell (1856-?)
she married George William Jacobs in 1886
they had:
1889-1956 Hilda Jane Williams Jacobs
- Hilda did not marry


Rifleman 28055 (later Sergeant)
12th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Mary HINDMARSH, granddaughter of Sir John Hindmarsh, 1st governor of South Australia, buried Woodville NZ

Mary Susan Hindmarsh was a daughter of John Hindmarsh & Mary Long

She was born in Adelaide in 1862
- a brother of hers was Alfred Humphrey Hindmarsh, Lawyer, trade unionist and politician of New Zealand. He was educated at St Peter's College, Adelaide, and trained as a lawyer in a Dunedin law firm.
In 1891 he was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of New Zealand in Christchurch. Shortly afterwards he moved to Wellington where, on 3 October 1892, he married Winifred Taylor.
He was active in the Wellington labour movement, foundation president of the Workers' Educational Association, secretary of the Wellington Socialist Education League, president of the Wellington branch of the Federated Seamen's Union.

Mary's grandfather, Sir John Hindmarsh, was born in Kent in 1785. He sailed in the "Buffalo" with his family in 1836 and within a few days began the survey of Adelaide. became the first governor of South Australia.
He was knighted in August 1851 and promoted rear admiral.
he moved to London where he died on 29 July 1860.
A son, John Hindmarsh junior, left the Royal Naval College to go to Adelaide with his parents, returned to England with his mother in 1841 but did not rejoin the navy. Instead he entered the Middle Temple and became a barrister. He returned to South Australia in 1855 and later moved to Napier, New Zealand, where he died in 1903.
A daughter, Susan Hindmarsh became the second wife of Captain John Ellis, a wealthy South Australian pastoralist,

Mary HINDMARSH married Samuel BOLTON (possibly in Napier) when she was 19 and he was 24

They had 11 (known) children;

1882 - 1945 Agnes Mary Hindmarsh Bolton
- born in Napier
- married Albert Beetham (1871-1962) in 1904
- both buried in Archer St, Masterton

1883 - 1962 Felix Stuart Hindmarsh Bolton
- born in Napier
- married Eileen Margaret Shute in 1920
- she was a daughter of Deane Oxford Shute & Charlotte Frederica Georgina Sweney
- 2 known sibling of Eileen were, Rona Irene & Berthon Deane

1885 - 1960 Frances Emma Hindmarsh Bolton
- born in Napier
- married Wilfred Turner in 1908
- he was a son of Edward Turner & Minnie Charlotte Skerman

1887 - 1964 Muriel Edith Hindmarsh Bolton
- born in Napier
- married Harold Richmond Wardell Beetham 1911
- he was born in Hastings 1885
- he attended WANGANUI COLLEGIATE SCHOOL 1900-1904
- he was a farmer
- he was living a 31 Manuka S Masterton
- his parents were Norman Beetham & Alice Mary Wardell
- his brother Norman married Muriel`s sister Ethel
- he died in 1964 and was cremated at Kelvin Grove
- Muriel died 25-8-1964 (4 months before Harold)
- she too was living in Manuka St and was cremated at Palmerston North

1889 - 1971 Ethel Sophia Hindmarsh Bolton
- born in Napier
- married Norman Trevor Beaumont Wardell Beetham in 1912
- he was born in Hastings 1882
- his parents were Norman Beetham & Alice Mary Wardell
- his brother Harold married Ethel`s sister Muriel
- he attended WANGANUI COLLEGIATE SCHOOL 1896 - 1901 (as did other brothers)
- he was a farmer
- he was living at 118 Essex St Masterton
- he died in Masterton Hospital
- he was cremated at Kelvin Grove
- Ethel died 3 years later. She was living at 1A Coddington Cres, Masterton
- she was cremated at Kelvin Grove

1890 - 1942 Joseph Cheney Hindmarsh Bolton
- born in Hawkes Bay
- married Jessie Lockett Abercrombie 1914
- married Marian Isabella Snodgrass 1927
- Marian was a daughter of John Snodgrass & Emmeline Clayton
- 4 known siblings of Marian were, Violet Graham, Olive Newton, Emmeline Clayton & Nancy Clayton
- Joseph is buried at Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

1892 - ? Marie Louise Hindmarsh Bolton
- birth registered in Christchurch

1894 - 1969 Kathleen Maud Hindmarsh Bolton
- married Noel Gordon Grant 1924
- he was a son of John Grant & Charlotte Elizabeth Marryatt
- 7 known siblings of John were: Mabel Stuart, Dorothy Charlotte, Marjorie Gertrude Mary, Desmond Arthur, Gladys Florence Nevill, Milton Reid & Edward Marryatt

1895 - 1937 Beatrice Helena Hindmarsh Bolton
- married Oscar Herbert Druce 1916
- he was a son of Godfrey Francis Druce & Ella Beatrice Eaton
- Beatrice/Beatrix and Oscar are buried together in th Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville

1898 - ? Margaret Gwendoline Hindmarsh Bolton
- married Duncan Carr MacPhail 1920
- they may have moved overseas

1900 - 1975 Eileen Sylvia Bolton
- married Harry Chrystie Wells 1921
- he was a son of Elisha Andrew Wells & Alice Elizabeth Morris
- 3 known siblings of Harry were: Alice Mary, Catherine Jane & Elisah John

Mary (nee HINDMARSH) died 12-11-1927 aged 75 in Woodville
- she is buried in Plot 22 - Block 20 of the Old Gorge Cemetery

Her husband Samuel BOLTON died 20-8-1933
- he is buried in Plot 21 - Block 20 of the Old Gorge Cemetery

Thomas BISHELL & Eliza Sophia COULAM - Inglewood

THOMAS BISHELL (1841-1904) married ELIZA SOPHIA COULAM (1846-1920). They lived in Lincolnshire, England. On 27 May 1875 the family boarded the HALCIONE at Gravesend and arrived into New Plymouth, Taranaki on 2 September 1875. (The passenger list has them as Bushell
NOTE Also on the the Halcione was 30 year old Robert Bishell with his wife Elizabeth and baby daughter Louisa. Robert was a brother of Thomas and was born in Whitepit, Lincolnshire

THOMAS & ELIZA were farmers/settlers of Inglewood (originally called Moatown)

In 1893 a cow belonging to them gave birth to triplet heifers, causing quite a stir around NZ, many thinking that they would not procreate but 2 years later the 3 of them did

The known children of THOMAS & ELIZA:
- those born in England:
... 1
1863 - 1936 Thomas Henry Bishell
- Thomas married Catherine Elizabeth GOBLE (1866-1918) in 1887
CATHERINE died aged 52
THOMAS died aged 73

... 2
1867 - 1942 George Edward Bishell
- George married Ann CURRIE (1884-1925) in 1919
GEORGE died 23 June 1942 aged 74
- he is buried Memorial Area, Row 8 Plot 30S at Inglewood
ANN died 18 July 1925 aged 41
Auckland Star, 22 July 1925 BISHELL (nee Currie) - On July 18, 1925, Anne, beloved wife of E. Bishell, Tarata, Taranaki, youngest daughter of W. Currie, Hillsboro, Christchurch and sister of I. Macdougall, Vauxhall road, Devonport
- she is buried Memorial Area, Row 8 Plot 30N at Inglewood

... 3
1869 - 1962 Arthur Coulam Bishell
Taranaki Herald, 6 April 1888
... Arthur Bishell, a young man, pleaded not guilty to a charge of disturbing the Salvation Army at Inglewiid on March 18
ARTHUR died 29 November 1962 aged 96
- he is buried Lawn Area, Block E Row G Plot 12S at Inglewood
his last address was Miro street

... 4
1871 - 1966 Mary Caroline Bishell
- married George Richard SAUNDERS in 1888
MARY died Christmas Eve 1966 aged 96

... 5
1872 - ? Susan Bishell
- born in Holford Lincolnshire
- Susan had a base born daughter in 1890 (allegedly with William John Lile (1871-1955) although no father was recorded on the birth details). Susan named her Constance Mabel Bishell and she was brought up by Thomas & Eliza

... 6
1874 - 1944 William Bishell
- born in Caistor, Lincolnshire
- William was a marine enginner
- he moved to Australia about 1914
- he married Walburga HENKEL of Germany & had two children

the following children were born in Inglewood
... 7
1876 - 1958 Olive Bishell
- married Gresham John Lory Candish in 1896
- they had 5 (known) children:
1898 - 1961 Mardell Daphne Candish
1899 - 1973 Arthur Gursham Candish
1900 - 1958 Alfred John Webb Candish
1903 - 1971 Harris William Candish
1909 - 1997 Oubrey Albert Candish
GRESHAM Candish died 22 Nov 1912 aged 37
- he is buried Memorial Area, Block 2, Plot 140 at Waitara
- Olive next married Arthur DAY in 1926

... 8
1878 - 1953 May Bishell
- May didn't marry
- she died 10 February 1953 aged 74

... 9
1880 - ? Ann Bishell
- nothing known

... 10
1881 - 1921 Ivy Eleanor Bishell
- Ivy had a baby boy in Woodville in 1903, she named him Cecil - his father was not recorded. Cecil died in December 1903 aged 1 month and is buried in the Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville
- Ivy later married Ernest DAVAN (1883-1940) in 1912

... 11
1883 - 1928 Kate Louisa Bishell
- married Ernest MILLS in 1916
KATE LOUISA Mills died 20 February 1928 aged 44

... 12
1886 - 1974 Alfred Lewis Bishell
- in 1907 he was working on H. Jenkin's farm on the Lower Stuart road, Taranaki
- Alfred married Mona Moretta LOWE (1890-1958) 1908
- their known children:
1912 - 1917 Alfred Robert Bishell
ALFRED LEWIS Bishell died on 26 April 1974 at Rangimarie Home aged 88
- he is buried at Independent Block Row, 5 Lot 1, Plot 1, at Te Henui Cemetery
MONA MORETTA Bishell died in 1958 aged 68 and is buried beside him

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1893 - 1983 Robert Cecil Bishell
- Robert was a labourer
- he married Ivy Gertrude WARD (1899-1979) in 1920
IVY GERTRUDE Bishell died 23 June 1979 aged 79
ROBERT CECIL Bishell died 14 Oct 1983 aged 90
- their ashes are in the Garden Of Remembrance, Inglewood
- their last address was 118 Rata St Inglewood

THOMAS Bishell died 29 Feb 1904 aged 63
- he is buried Row M, Plot 21S, Memorial Area at Inglewood Cemetery
ELIZA SOPHIA Bishell died 16 years later, 18 June 1902 aged 74
- she is buried Row M, Plot 21N, Memorial Area at Inglewood Cemetery


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