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JEWITT marriages NZ 1892-1925

JEWITT marriages in New Zealand 1892 - 1925

Ann Barton Jewitt (1867-)
- married William Jamieson DONALD (1858-) in 1893

Edith Jane Jewitt (1915-1885)
- married Cyril McLeod BUXTON (1906-1976) in 1935

Ellen Barton Jewitt
* parents John Jewitt (1827-1902) & Sarah Barton (1833-1920)
- married Thomas BAYLISS in 1895

Mavis Adelaide Jewitt (1910-2002)
- married Leslie Carl JOHNSTON (1911-1978) in 1935

Sarah Jewitt (1865-1887)
* parents John Jewitt (1827-1902) & Sarah Barton (1833-1920)
- married Charles Edward HADFIELD in 1892

Alfred James Jewitt (1887-1964)
- married Florence May SCRIMSHAW (1899-) in 1924

Edward Jewitt (1877-1955)
* parents John Jewitt (1827-1902) & Sarah Barton (1833-1920)
- married Greame BELL (1881-1944) in 1911

George Jewitt
- married Florence Myra SUTHERLAND in 1927

John Henry Jewitt (1875-1961)
* parents John Jewitt (1827-1902) & Sarah Barton (1833-1920)
- married Mabel Florence Massey (1873-1960)
* He (or his father) was a Fishmonger & Poulterer in Ashburton

Joseph Middleton Jewitt (1870-1929)
- married Eleanor Alice WOODNORTH (1870-1956) in 1899

Robert Rae Jewitt (1885-1925)
- married Grace Daisy RICKARD (1889-1926) in 1915
* a daughter was born 25 Jan 1926, 7 months after Robert's death
- Robert & Grace were cremated at Karori, Wellington

Wellington NZ, Death Notices - January 1926

DEATH NOTICES from the EVENING POST January 1926

1 - 6 January
BARNICOAT - On the 6th January 1926, in London, after a short illness, Alice Mary, widow of the late W. H. Barnicoat, of Wanganui. (by cable)

HEPBURN - On the 6th January 1926, at the Wellington Hospital, William, beloved husband of Selina Hepburn, of 80 Cuba street, Petone; aged 75 years. R.I.P.

KING - On the 4th January 1926, at 310 Oriental Bay, C. M. (Maynard) King, dearly beloved husband of Annie T. King, of Marine Parade, Eastbourne; aged 35 years

MALLETT - On the 4th January 1926, at his daughter's residence (Mrs C. Fabian, 139 Tasman street, Wellington), John Cowl, dearly beloved husband of the late Harriett Ellen Mallett, of Blenheim, in his 79th year

MAGUIRE - On the 3rd January 1926, at her daughter's residence (Mrs Sweusson), 168 Hardy street, Nelson, after a short illness, Lucy Ada Maguire; aged 50 years. At rest

MITCHELL - On the 4th January 1926, at her residence, Melling, Lower Hutt, Hattie, the beloved wife of John Mitchell

MURRAY - On the 6th January 1826, result of an accident, Edgar Leslie, beloved husband of Ivy Alma Murray, of No 18 Holland street; aged 40 years

MUSTARD - On the 5th January 1926, at his residence, 5 Hart street, Roslyn, Robert, dearly beloved husband of Catherine Mustard; aged 72 years. "His end was peace."

NELSON - On the 2nd January 1926, Ensign Nelson (nee Andrews), of Salvation Army, passed away at Pekin, China. Deeply regretted

WILLIAMS - On the 6th January 1926, at Wellington, Mrs L. J. Williams, dearly beloved wife of L. J. Williams, 38 Ono street, Miramar; aged 45 years

8 - 14 January
BARRAUD - On the 8th January 1926, at his residence, 110 The Terrace, William Francis Barraud, in his 70th years. Burial service at St Paul's Pro-Cathedral at 11a.m. to-morrow

BOOCOCK - On Monday 11th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital, as result of accident, William Boocock, father of Mrs H. J. Sullivan, Oriental Bay; aged 86 years
BOOCOCK - On the 11th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital (result of accident), William, beloved grandfather of Horace, Roland, Myee and Patty Boocock; aged 86 years
NOTE ... see photo notes at end

BROWN - Accidentally drowned at Island Bay, on the 10th January 1926, Peter Dally, dearly beloved second son of Shepherd and Agnes Brown; aged 18 years. Deeply mourned

COKER - On the 9th January 1926, Douglas, youngest son of Mr and Mrs A. Coker, Petone; aged 7 years and 4 months

CRISPIN - On the 10th January 1926, at Lower Hutt, Mary Elizabeth Crispin, the beloved mother of Eleanor Crispin; aged 75 years

CUMMINS - On the 9th January 1926, at Linwood, Christchurch, Stephen Fredennick, only son of Clarence and Ivy Cummins and grandson of Mr and Mrs H. Cummins, 33 Drummond street; aged 6 years

CUNNINGHAM - On the 14th January 1926, at a Private Hospital, Thorndon, Margaret Lamont, beloved mother of Mrs J. Hoy, Mrs H. Horlor and Mrs G. Younge, in her 65th years. At rest

DEIBERT - On the 13th January 1926, at her residence, Beauchamp street, Karori, after a painful illness, Martha, dearly beloved wife of Philip Deibert; aged 42 years

GIBSON - On the 12th January 1926, at her daughter's residence, 656 Worcester street, Christchurch, Phoebe Gibson (late of Kumara), dearly loved mother of Mrs T. L. Garland, Oriental Bay; aged 75 years. At rest.

HANSFORD - On the 9th January 1926, at his residence, 140 Hataitai road, Wellington (suddenly), George Duke Hansford, dearly beloved husband of Edith Hansford; aged 50 years

LEWIS - On the 12th January 1926, at Porirua, Wellington. Annie Strachan Lewis, relict of the late Richard h. Lewis

PARRANT - On the 13th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital, Robert Hollister, dearly beloved husband of Rose Ada Parrant, of 46 Fitzherbert street, Petone, his end was peace

MARTIN - On the 11th January 1926, at his son-in-law's residence (F. W. Howe), 8 Alice street, Lower Hutt, Henry Edward Martin, of 42 Wilson street, Timaru; aged 74 years, Deeply regretted

PERSTON - On the 11th January 1826, Fanny Caroline, wife of Arthur R. Perston, of Om-Ra, The Heights, Seatoun. Funeral from Mortuary, 27 Wingfield street, 2p.m. Wednesday. (Private interment). "At rest with the sweet spirit of Love."

SANDERSON - On the 13th January 1926, at Auckland, Katie, the dearly beloved wife of Louis A. Sanderson, of 16 Lindum terrace and dearly loved sister of Mrs M. Le Vren, hataitai/ (Dunedin and Christchurch papers please copy)

SHINGLETON - On the 11th January 1826, at Dunedin, Mary Ann, widow of the late Samuel Shingleton and beloved mother of E. Shingleton, Kaiwarra; aged 82 years

SMYTH - On the 13th January 1926, at her residence, 517 Adelaide road, Bridget Smyth, widow of the late John Smyth, after a long and painful illness. R.I.P.

15 - 21 January
ANSON - On the 22nd January 1926, Robert Alexander Anson, third son of Mr and Mrs J. O. Anson, of Lower Hutt, at Thorndon Private Hospital; aged 22 years

BOULD - On the 16th January 1926, at the Bowen Street Hospital, Wellington, Robert Bould, of Taylor terrace, Johnsonville, in his 74th year

CEDERHOLM - On the 18th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital (suddenly), Halward Sigfrid, the dearly beloved only son of Walter and Marion Cederholm; aged 5 years and 10 months. Private interment

DENTICE - On the 20th January 1926, at her parents' residence, 44 Wright street, Pauline Frances, only beloved daughter of Cyril and Eleanor Dentice; aged 10 months. Gone to be with Christ, Which is far better

EADES - On the 15th January 1926, at Masterton Hospital, Frank, son of the late William and Jane Mary Eades, of Wellington; aged 29 years

ELLIOTT - On the 18th January 1826, at the Wanganui Hospital, James Currie Elliott, in his 65th year. Deeply regretted

FINNERTY - On the 16th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital, Brian Thomas, dearly beloved only son of Thomas and Mary Finnerty, of 50 Washington avenue, Brooklyn, Wellington; aged 2 years and 11 months

HILL - On the 20th January 1926, at 6 Melrose street, Island Bay, Hannah Elizabeth, dearly beloved wife of William Robert Hill. Private interment

JOLLY - On the 18th January 1926, at her daughter's residence, 23 Roy street, Margaret, the beloved wife of W. D. Jolly, in her 66th year. "Passed to the Higher Life."

LOCKHEAD - On the 18th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital (suddenly), William Rains Lockhead, only son of William and Lilian Lockhead, Petone; aged 5 years and 11 months

MORDIN - On the 16th January 1926, at the Home of Aged and Needy, Elijah Mordin; aged 78 years

NAPIER - On the 19th January 1926, at Victoria Hospital, Patience, dearly beloved daughter of Mrs E. Napier and the late W. H, Napier, Wellington; aged 34 years and 11 months. A long and patient sufferer at rest. Private interment

NIELSEN - On the 20th January 1926, at Hanmer Springs (suddenly), Hilda Ettie, beloved wife of David M. Nielsen and second daughter of Mr and Mrs isaac Clark, Northland

O'DONOGHUE - On the 22nd January 1926, at Wellington, John Edmond, beloved husband of Elizabeth o'Donoghue. R.I.P. Private interment

RASMUSSEN - Neils, on the 18th January 1926, at his daughter's residence, Station road, Khandallah; aged 78 years

ROD - On the 21st January 1926, at Wellington, Roseanna, the beloved wife of Charles Rod, of Johnsonville; aged 49 years. Deeply mourned

RUNDLE - On the 17th January 1926, at her residence, 13 Kainui road, Hataitai, Edith Mary, beloved wife of Philip N. Rundle and only daughter fof Mr and Mrs L. F. Andrews, 91 Willis street, Ashburton; aged 36 years. Interment at Ashburton

THORPE - On the 17th January 1926, at his residence, Old Military road, Lower Hutt, Richard, dearly beloved husband of Jennie Thorpe; aged 61 years

UNDERWOOD - On the 21st January 1926, at her late residence, 30 Constable street, Caroline, beloved wife of William Thomas Underwood. Deeply regretted

WILKES - On the 20th January 1926, Emma, relict of the late John George Wilkes, of Porirua; aged 61 years

WILTSHIRE - On the 21st January 1926, at her late residence, 30 Cornwall street, Island Bay, Caroline, relict of the late George Wiltshire (former City Engineer), in her 68th year. Private interment.

22 - 31 January
BATES - On the 26th January 1926, at her residence, Lower Hutt, Margaret Bates, aged 90 years, widow of the late Thomas Bates, of Wanganui and beloved mother of Mrs T. W. Boundy. Private Interment, Wanganui

BRIDGES - On the 27th January 1926, at 6 Hayward terrace, infant son of Mr and Mrs A. G. Bridges

BUTT - On the 23rd January 1926, at his residence, 14 Hautana street, Lower Hutt, Charles Congreve Butt, second son of Mr J. M. Butt

CLARK - On the 25th January 1926, at Hospital, Wellington, Robert, beloved husband of Elizabeth m. Clark, Lower Hutt. At Rest. Private interment.

CROCKETT - On the 31st January 1926, at the Wellington Hospital, John Basil; aged 1 year. "Suffer little children to come unto Me.

CURRY - On the 25th January 1926, at Blenheim, Andrew James Curry; aged 69 years. Deeply regretted. Requiescat in pace.

FERGUSON - On the 24th January 1826, at her daughter's residence (Mrs J. H. Jahona), No 8 Clermont terrace, Ann Robertson Ferguson; aged 86 years

HENDERSON - On the 25th January 1926 (suddenly), at 40 Plunket avenue, Petone, Victor Gunn, youngest son of Mr and Mrs T. G. Henderson; aged 1 year and 3 months

HOSKING - On the 24th January 1926, as result of an accident, Daisy May, beloved daughter of A. E. Hosking, of JOhnsonville; aged 14 years

JEWITT - On the 25th January 1926, at her residence, 81 Kelburn Parade, Grace Daisy, widow of the late Robert Rae Jewitt. No flowers (by request)

LEDEZ - On the 25th January 1826, Richard Ledez, at Pakuranga, Auckland; aged 76 years

LITTLE - James Wilson, on the 24th January 1926 at Wellington, J. W. Little, eldest son of the late Arch, Little, Hokitika, and late Branch Inspector for R. Hannah and Co., Ltd.; aged 52 years

PRIDDEY - On the 23rd January 1926, at her residence, 16 Garrett street, Lucina, beloved wife of James Priddey/ By request, no flowers.

REID - On the 25th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital, Louie, sister of Mrs Rennie, Tolaga Bay

REILLY - On the 25th January 1926, at Wellington Hospital, Mary, dearly beloved wife of Charles Reilly; aged 33 years. R.I.P.

SCANLAN - On the 25th January 1926, at her daughter's residence, 34 Jefferson street, Brooklyn, Mary, widow of the late Matthew Scanlan and dearly beloved mother of Mrs Ferra and Mrs T. Child; aged 61 years. R.I.P.

TEASDALE - On the 27th January 1926, at his late residence, 17 Rawhiti terrace, John Bramwell, dearly beloved husband of E. J. Teasdale

TREGONNING - On the 22nd January 1926, at her residence, 19 Devon street, Mary, dearly beloved wife of William Tregonning; aged 61 years

McARTHUR - On the 29th January 1926, at Wellington, the infant daughter of Mr and Mrs J. McArthur, Petone

Plot 328X, CH ENG at Karori

Headstone of Hannah Boocock (1840-1907), George William Boocock (1868-1915), William Boocock (1840-1926) and Alice Boocock (1882-1964)
* William Boocock, a bootmaker, with his wife Hannah and their children, Mary Jane & George William, arrived into Wellington in 1878 on the 'Hermione'

The names on "SCOTT FAMILIES TREE" from Co. Londonderry, Ireland to Aotearoa

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Much more than a family tree ...
Contains stories, 4940 relatives & 3564 photos at above date (4931 views)
As it is being added to regularly, call back from time to time

This is the list of the names on their site as at 13 Feb 2016
Adams, Aelfthryth, Aelgifu, Aethelred II of England, Aiken, Ainger, Airth, Aitkin, Aldus, Alfred the Great, Allen, Andea, Andrews, Angel, Angier, Angwin, Ankerwis, Archer, Armiger, Armstrong, Arundel, Ashcroft, Ashmore, Astley, Austin

Babkirk, Backler, Bacon, Badcock, Bagrie, Bailey, Baker, Baldwin, Ball, Ballard, Banon, Baring, Barnes, Barnett, Barrett, Barrie, Barson, Bartels, Bartlett, Bath, Beal, Beaumont, Beckley, Beckwith, Bell, Bennet, Bennett, Bennetto, Bennetts, Benning, Bentley, Berriman, Berry, Berryman, Bethoc Princess of Scotland, Bevill, Bevill (Bevile), Bibby, Biel, Bigbury, Biggins, Billett, Billinsley, Bingham, Bird, Bischoff, Bishop, Black, Blay, Blewden, Blewett, Blomfield, Blomvyle, Blomfyld, Bloomfield, Boan, Bone, Bonville, Borford, Borgfeldt, Borlase, Borrie, Bosley, Boswood, Bottrall, Bourke, Bowden, Bowler, Bowles, Bowman, Boyce, Boyd, Boyle, Boys, Bradley, Branston, Brice, Bridge, Bridgeman, Briggs, Brinkworth, Britter, Broadley, Broadway, Brockett, Brodrick, Brook, Brooks, Brown, Bruce, Bruer, Brunton, Buchan, Buckle, Buckley, Bucknell, Budge, Bull, Burgess, Burnett, Burrows, Burton, Busvargus, Butcher, Butler, Buttler, Buxton, Byerford, Byers, Byles, Byrn

Caddy, Cadenhead, Caird, Calvert, Cameron, Campbell, Campenon, Camperon, Canmoor, Canmore III King of Scotland, Carew, Carnegie, Carrad, Carseldene, Carter, Carteret, Cartwright, Caskey, Cavell, Cawthorne, Chalk, Challacombe, Champernon, Champernoun, Champion, Chapel, Chapman, Chappell, Charles, Charlton, Chase, Cheesman, Chenhale, Chenhall, Chenhalls, Chidderleigh, Christian, Chudley, Churchill, Clair, Clark, Clarke, Clarkson, Claydon, Clemens, Clothier, Cobden, Cock, Cocke, Cockle, Coldbeck, Cole, Coleman, Colley, Collins, Collis, Colombus, Colyer, Combe, Comyn, Connolly, Cook, Cook-Abbott, Coombes, Coombs, Cooper, Corbet, Cornelius, Cornish, Cossins, Cott (alias Scott), Coughlin, Countess of Northumbria, Courtenay, Courtney, Cousley, Cowley, Cowling, Coy, Crawford, Creaner, Crews, Cridge, Crisp, Critchley, Cross, Crossan, Crothall, Crothers, Crowcroft, Crowe, Cruthers, Cunningham, Curline, Curnow, Currie, Curry, Curwen, Cuthbertson, Cutts

Dance, Daniell, Darling, Daubeney, David Earl of Huntingdon, Davies, Davis, Davison, Davy, Dawson, Day, De Angus, De Beauchamp, De Beaumont, de Belleme, De Bodrigan, de Bretagne, De Champernon, De Chatellerault, de Chaworth, de Corbell, De Courtenay, de Crepon, de Creully, de Crevecoeur, de Envermeu, De Goldington, De Huntingdon, De Limoges, De Londres, De Meschines, De Monfort, De Mormaer, De Rohant, De Senlis, De Soules, De Taillefer, De Warenne, Dear, Death, Deighton, Delft, Dench, Denis, Dennis, Dennys, Denton, Derby, Dermot, Devereux, Dickie, Dillon, Dinson, Ditty, Dobson, Dodds, Doherty, Dolan, Donegall, Donnelly, Dougherty, Dowding, Dowie, Downey, Drake, Drew, Drofeman, Drummond, Duchess of Saxony, Dunbar, Duncan, Duncan I King of Scotland, Duncan Lord of Mormaer, Dunn, Dunnico, Durie, Durrant, Dutton, Dwyer, Dyer, D'Artois, D'Ath, d'Avove, D'Evreux

Eadgifu Kent, Eady, Ealdgyth Queen of England, Ealhswith og the Gaini, Earwaker, Edgar of England, Edlin, Edmund I the Elder, Edmund II King of England, Edmund 'Crouchback', Edward 'Atheling' Prince of England, Edward Elder, Edwards, Edwars, Egan, Eleanor of Castile, Eleanor plantagenet, Eleanor, Queen of Castile, Eleanore Queen of England, Elfgiva, Ellery, Elliott, Ellis, Elphick, Elshaug, Endean, English, Enting, Erisey, Ermengarde Maine, Evans, Everard, Everett

Fagg, Farquhar, Farr, Farrar, Farre, Feniel, Ferguson, Ferrand, Filmer, Findlay, Fisher, Fitch, Fitz, Fitz Alan, Fitz Roland, FitzAlan, Fitzgeoffrey, FitzHammon, Fitznichols, Fitzpatrick, FitzRobert, Fitzsiward, Fleming, Flemming, Florence, Fogden, Fohl, Forbes, Ford, Forrest, Forster, Foster, Foulques IV 'Le Rechin' Count of Anjou, Foulques V king of Jerusalem, Fowler, Fox, Francis, Fraser, French, Friggens, Frost

Gaasrud, Gage, Galloway, Garvin, Geary, Geenville, Gent, Geoffrey Duke of Brittany, Geoffrey I Count of Gatinais, Geoffrey II Count of Gatinais, George, Gertrud Countess of Nordgau, Gibbon, Gibson, Gieseler, Giffard, Gilbert, Gilchrist, Giles, Gillman, Gilmore, Gilpin, Ginty, Glasson, Gleghorn, Glengarry, Glover, Goffin, Going, Gollan, Good, Goode, Goodhall, Goodmanson, Gorges, Gosling, Gough, Gourley, Gowlett, Graham, Grant, Gray, Greaves, Green, Greenfield, Greenslade, Greer, Grenfell, Grenfield, Grenville, Grenville, Grenville, Grenville, Griffin, Griffith, Grimes, Grimston, Grimwade, Grose, Grove, Grundy, Gunn, Gunton, Gurney, Guy

Habgood, Hailstone, Hales, Hall, Halliday, Halligan, Hallowes, Hamilton, Hamley, Hammond, Hampton, Hanchford, Hanham, Haniforth, Hanna, Hannah, Hansen, Hanson, Harbridge, Harding, Harper, Harrie, Harris, Harry, Harrys, Hart, Harvey, Hawkins, Hayden, Hayward, Headen, Healee, Heath, Heifer, Helias Count of Maine, Henderson, Hennessey, Henry, Henry I King of England, Henry II Plantagnet, Henry III, Henry of Huntingdon, Henry the Young Plantagenet King, Hepburn, Herbert, Herlete of Falaise, Hester, Hewers, Hewitt, Hewstone, Hickman, Hicks, Higgins, Higgs, Hignett, Hill, Hillyer, Hines, Hipson, Hitchcock, Hitchings, Hobbs, Hobson, Hocking, Hodges, Hogg, Hogger, Hoile, Holbro, Holmes, Homann, Homes, Honeychurch, Honia, Hood, Hooper, Horgan, Horrox, Hosmer, Houston, Howard, Hudson, Hughes, Hull, Humphreys, Humphries, Huntingdon, Hurl, Hussey, Hutchinson, Hutchison, Huxtable, Huyer

Ince, Inwood, Irving, Irwin, Isabella of France

Jacka, Jackson, Jacobs, Jacques, Jago, James, Janvikova, Jarden, Jarvis, Jayasuria, Jelbert, Jenkin, Jennings, Jenson, Jermalinski, Jermyn, Joan Queen of Sicily, John, John Le Scott of Huntingdon, Earl of Che, Johns, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Jordan, Jose, Judith of Brittany

Kaye, Keast, Keates, Keckwiche, Keen, Kellaway, Keller, Kelloway, Kemsley, Kendon, Kennedy, Kerr, Kessell, Ketcheson, Kidd, Kidson, Kilday, Kimpton, King, King David of Scotland, King John of England, Kinley, Kirton, Klampt, Knight, Krauss

Lafontaine, Lamb, Lane, Langdon, Langley, Langlois, Lanyon, Large, Latimer, Lattimer, Lau, Laurie, Law, Lawrence, Lawrey, Lawry, Lawton, le Pettit, Le Vaillant, Leahy, Leatham, Leathan, Lee, Lefeber, Legat, Leggo, Lennon, Lennox, Leob, Lethan, Leverett, Lewis, Lexium, Liegard, Lies, Lindsay, Line, Linnard, Lipke, Litson, Little, Liudolf Count of Brunswick, Llewellyn, Lock, Loeffler, Loosley, Loring, Lorkin, Louden, Love, Lovel, Luke, Lupky, Lyford, Lyon

MacFadden, MacLachlan, Maddern, Maddigan, Maddren, Mahaut Princess of Brabant, Maher, Maitland, Malcolm III King of Scotland, Mallett, Mander, Margaret of France, Margaret Princess of England, Margaret Queen of Scotland, Margetts, Mark, Marriott, Marshall, Martin, Martyn, Marwick, Mason, Mathew, Mathews, Matilda Countess of Flanders, Mauger Count of Mortain, Maxwell, May, Mayers, McAlister, McCann, McClenahan, McCracken, McElwaine, McGavock, McGill, McGilligan, McGrath, McGregor, McGuire, McIntosh, McKee, McKenzie, McKinney, McLachlan, McLaren, McLean, McLeod, McLoughlin, McNeil, McPherson, McQuillan, McWilliam, McWilliams, Mee, Megarry, Meikle, Mellish, Melrose, Memories, Mendoza, Mercer, Meyer, Meyerhoff, Miller, Milligan, Millman, Mills, Milne, Mitchell, Moauro, Moffat, Moor, Moore, Morgan, Morrclear, Morton, Mott, Muir, Munn, Munro, Murish, Murphy, Murray, Murrish, Muschamp, Myers, Mylwaye

Nankervis, Nee, Neeley, Neely, Neff, Neill, Nelson, Neustria, Neville, Newman, Newton, Niccols, Nicholas, Nicholl, Nicholls, Nichols, Nind, Nixon, Noble, Norris, North, Noye, Nuttall

Oates, Oats, Ockwell, Okeston, Olive, Oliver, Olivie, Olivier, Ollive, Orange, Orr, Osborne, Oscar, Otts, Ousten, Outhwaite, O'Brien, O'Hara

Packard, Paesell, Paine, Palmer, Palmieri, Papprill, Park, Parker, Parks, Parmenter, Parsell, Pascow, Paterson, Paton, Patterson, Pattison, Payne, Pearce, Pearse, Pearson, Pegg, Pelbit, Pelz, Penberthy, Penrose, Penwarden, Pepper, Pepperell, Perkins, Perry, Peters, Petrotta, Peyto, Philippa of Hainault, Phillips, Phipps, Pickering, Piggott, Pigott, Pike, Pinckney, Pine, Pirt, Plantagenet, Plantegenet, Platt, Pollard, Polmeare, Pope, Pottmaster, Poucher, Poultney, Powell, Powley, Poyntz, Poynz, Prew, Price, Princess of England, Pringle, Pritchard, Proctor, Proffitt, Pullen, Purkiss, Purvis, Pyke

Quinn, Quipp

Radakovic, Raife, Raleigh, Redpath, Reed, Reeve, Reid, Remphrey, Renwick, Reskilly, Reynolds, Rice, Rich, Richard, Richard II Duke of Normandy, Richard the Fearless, Richards, Richardson, Richie, Riki, Riley, Ritchie, Robert Earl of Gloucester, Robert I Count of Artois, Robert I the Magnificent, Roberts, Robinson, Robjent, Robson, Roche, Rodda, Rodger, Rogers, Rognvaldsson, Rohant, Rolton, Roseman, Ross, Roulston, Rouse, Row, Rowe, Rowlett, Roy, Royce, Ryan, Rye

Sabinash, Sadler, Saint Ledger, Salmon, Sands, Sanford, Saunders, Saundy, Schildren, Schmidtlein, Schreurs, Scott, Seeley, Sefton, Seward Earl of Northumbria, Seymour, Shackleton, Shakerley, Shansfield, Shaw, Sheard, Sheerin, Sheldon, Shelley, Sheppard, Sherman, Short, Shutford, Shuttleworth, Sida, Sillery, Simms, Simon I Lord of Montfort, Simpson, Sinnott, Sisson, Skinner, Skudder, Sloan, Smith, Smythe, Snow, Sokera, Sole, Soman, Soper, Sorino, Soundy, Southcott, Southgate, Spear, Spencer, Spicer, Spurre, Squire St Ledger, Stalley, Stancliffe, Stanley, Stannard, Stanton, Starling, Steele, Steinmann, Stephens, Stephenson, Stevens, Stewart, Stinton, Stirling, Stock, Storr, Stott, Stowe, Strack, Strickland, Stringer, Strong, Stuart, Studholme, Stuff, Sturt, Suddery, Suffern, Sullivan, Sutherland, Swain, Swann, Swanson, Swenarton, Swezey, Swyt, Sydenham, Symonds

Tailer, Tait, Tayler, Taylor, Teed, Templeton, Thacker, Thomas, Thompson, Thomson, Thorn, Throckmorton, Thynne, Tiley, Tingey, Tiplady, Tippett, Tisch, Todd, Todhunter, Tolputt, Tonihi, Tonkin, Toulson, Trace, Tracy, Tredgold, Tregarten, Tregarthen, Tregear, Tregerthen, Tregomynion, Tregoning, Trelill, Tremayne, Trembath, Trenbath, Trengrove, Trenowth, Tresise, Treviler, Trevor, Trewent, Trezise, Tripp, Tubb, Tucker, Turner, Tuttle, Tweedie, Twinn

Unwin, Ure, Ustrick

Valletort, Van Volkenburg, Vaudrey, Vavasseur, Vermandois, Vickers, Victor, Vine, Vivian (Vyvyan), Von Brunswick, Von Polinitz, Vuletich

Wadkins, Walford, Walker, Wallis, Walls, Walsh, Walters, Warren, Warrin, Waterson, Watkinson, Watt, Watte, Watterson, Watts, Wearne, Web, Webb, Webber, Webster, Weeley, Weight, Welch, Wells, Welsh, Wendleborn, West, Westrope, Weymouth, White, Whitfield, Whitleigh, Whitlock, Widmer, Wilde, Wiley, Wilkinson, Willers, William I King of England, William IX Plantagenet, William Longsword, Williams, Williamson, Willsher, Willyams, Wilson, Windsor, Witman, Witt-Hewittson, Wongprathet, Wood, Woodbury, Woodham, Woodley, Woods, Woolcock, Woolcock (Wolcocke), Worden, Worner, Worsley, Wortham, Wratt, Wright, Wyche

Yaxley, Young

the new 'Vote'/'Score' feature

hi Scott,
Is there any chance of enabling us to see who 'votes "up" (likes) our comments on posts? similar to how it shows on FB. This would show who is interested in the subject, who was helped by the comment or who agrees with what was said. This could lead to 2 or more of us working together to reach a solution

Obviously, this would not be popular for those giving a "down" vote' but in fact, a down vote is of little help on any comment if we don't know exactly what it is about the comment they do not agree with

1 comment(s), latest 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Mabel Lillian ALFE (1887-1959) - Tokoroa

what do you know about Mabel Lillian ALFE (1887-1959)

She married Alfred SLOPER (1885-1938) in 1905 and had 5 known children
* 1905 - 1994 Nina Mabel Sloper
- married Lancelot Joseph Cyrus ASHWORTH (1899-1967) in 1925
* 1908 - 1987 Catherine Mary Sloper
- married Alfred Benjamin James HAMLIN (1898-1989) in 1929
* 1912 - Alma Lilian Sloper
- married Sydney Henry BOOTE (1906-1994) in 1935
* 1913 - Phyllis Sloper
- nothing known
* 1915 - 1998 Eric Robert Sloper
- married Joy Isabel Jane COLSON (1919-1998) in 1940

TIMELINE for Mabel Lillian Sloper
New Zealand Herald, 21 May 1931

A most successful meeting of ladies, presided over by Mrs A. Sloper, was held in the Tokoroa Hall to meet the president and several members of the Putaruru branch, who were present to assist in the formation of a Women's Division in Tokoroa

Auckland Star, 18 January 1934

An enjoyable evening was given by Mrs A. Sloper at her home, Tokoroa, to farewell Mrs Barr, who is leaving the district. Mrs Sloper was assisted by Mrs Kendall in arranging the evening's entertainment. Mr J. H. Lory, in making a presentation to Mrs Barr and her daughters, Valerie and Betty, referred briefly to the widespread regret that was felt at their departure. Among those present were: Mesdames Lory, Carruthers, Flavall, Kendall, Nicholson, Pearson, Turner, Ashworth, Newell, Purchase, Nichols and Miss Mowbray

New Zealand Herald, 17 May 1935

A very full year's work was reported at the annual meeting of the Putaruru sub-branch of the Plunket Society and a satisfactory balance was revealed. Among the more important activities of the year had been the erection of a plunket room in Putaruru.
The election of officers resulted:- President, Mrs H. B. Coupe; vice-presidents, Mesdames J. Ranger, W. Campbell, W. Yandle, A. H. Tulloch, A. G. Leggatt, J. H. Scott and C. G. MacDiarmid; secretary, Mrs R. G. Hutton; treasurer, Mrs H. L. Martin; committee, Mesdames, K. McDermott, H. Lindsey, J. R. O. Lochhead, A. L. Mason, L. Blackman, M. St. J. Paxton, A. Sloper, E. Watkins, H. Rees, L. Hooper, C. C. Neal

New Zealand Herald, 26 September 1938
SLOPER - On September 24, at Matamata, Alfred, dearly beloved husband of Mabel Sloper, Tokoroa, and father of Nina, Catherine, Alma, Phyllis and Eric; aged 52 years

New Zealand Herald, 5 October 1938
SLOPER - Mrs A. Sloper and Family, Tokoroa, wish to thank all kind friends and relations for expressions of sympathy and floral emblems received in their recent sad bereavement

New Zealand Herald, 10 May 1940
SLOPER-COLSON - On April 6, at St Peter's Church, Putaruru, by Rev. P. Cleary, Joy Isabel Jane, third daughter of Mr and Mrs F. Colson, Tokoroa, to Eric Robert, only son of Mrs Mabel and the late Alfred Sloper, Tokoroa

Mabel & Alfred are buried together. The headstone reads:
In loving memory of Alfred, Dearly loved husband of Mabel Lilian SLOPER, Died 24th Sept 1938, Aged 53 years, And Mabel Lilian, Died 20th July 1959, Aged 72 years.

The Sloper family had the original Butcher Shop in Tokoroa
Mabel remarried to James (Jack) Baird Campbell after Alfred's death. Jack was the original Manager of the Matarawa Land Company

Murder/Suicide during Honeymoon, PALMERSTON NORTH - 1899

Martha BOUTS (1845-1910) married in 1874 to
Police Sergeant John PRICE (1834-1891)
* John was from Wales and a non-commissioned officer who served through the Indian Mutiny. He came to NZ about 1860 and was in the NZ Police force for many years serving in Canterbury & Auckland.
JOHN died in Cole St., Masterton 10 June 1891 aged 57 from acute bronchitis & is buried Old Ground at Archer Street
John's Obituary
MARTHA died in Masterton 17 Oct 1910 aged 65 & is buried Archer Street

JOHN & MARTHA had 4 known children:
*1875 - 1876 Florence Llewellyn Price
- Florence died 4 Feb 1876 aged 5 months and is buried in Bolton St cemetery, Wellington

*1876 - 1962 Harvey 'Harry' Llewelyn Price
-- Harry married Lillian SIDDERS in 1911
- Lillian was from Kent, England. She was in a de facto relationship with Horace Edwin FERNEE who was still married to Emma Rhoda Palmer (1859-1936). They had a son Horace George Fernee (1896-1963). Lillian emigrated to NZ with 12 year old Horace in 1908. De facto Horace stayed in England and remarried in 1916 after a divorce from Emma.
* Harry & Lillian lived next door to his mother, Martha Price, at 28 Sussex Street, Masterton when Horace served as Private 23818 in WWI
- Harry died 5 July 1962 aged 81 and is buried Archer Street cemetery, Masterton

*1878 - MARTHA 'Minnie' PRICE
-- Minnie married William Daniel McKAIN, 4 Jan 1899 at 30 Sussex St (against her mother's wishes who thought she could do better than a brushmaker). William was 1 of 15 children of Daniel McKain & Amelia O'Hara, confectioners in Lower Hutt ... see STORY BELOW

*1880 - 1932 Edward Thomas Price
-- Edward married Helen May EXELL (1880-1963) in 1907
- Edward died 11 Dec 1932 aged 52 and is buried Archer Street cemetery, Masterton

The MURDER/SUICIDE of Minnie Price & William McKain
Minnie Price married William Daniel McKain, 4 Jan 1899
After a month long honeymoon in Dunedin, Christchurch & Auckland, William and Minnie returned to Wellington where William pawned his violin in Johnsonville to buy a ticket to Palmerston North.
They arrived there on Valentine's Day and were staying at the Royal Hotel. Three nights later, on Friday 17 Feb, William was heard in his room dictating a letter for Minnie to write (this later showed premeditation, the contents in link below)
At 4:20 next morning William shot Minnie with a revolver whilst she was in bed. Twenty minutes later he shot her again. An hour and 20 minutes later he turned the gun on himself
-- Minnie was 20 & William was 22 --
more on the Palmerston North tragedy

What is amazing to me and obviously many at the time, is why, when the other hotel guests heard the first and subsequent shots, was something not done at 4:20am?? Instead, later that morning when the housekeeper was unable to get in their room she called the police

Against his wishes in the letter, William is buried at Taita & Minnie is buried at Masterton.
... The Murder/Suicide Letter
... Another telling of the story

30 Sussex Street, MASTERTON - c1895

Martha Price aged 50 & daughter 'Minnie' Price aged 17
more photos, info & comments

Viola Henrietta BERRY (1870-1951) Western Australia

the LIST of SURNAMES connected to this family including:

Viola Henrietta ? was base born, possibly in Busselton, to 'Avis' Henrietta Allen (1852-1945) when Avis was 18
* Avis married Edward BALDOCK (1838-1910) in Busselton in 1871 when she was 19 and had 2 children. Edward arrived into Fremantle on the convict ship 'Corona' 22 Dec 1866. He died of double pneumonia in the Government Hospital 1 March 1910 after having been lost in the bush. The papers record he had no friends or relatives in the locality. He was buried in Narrogin.
* Avis next married? Charles Albert BERRY (1852-) c1876 when she was 24 and had 6 children. Viola Henrietta then became a Berry. Avis & Charles had 6 children
The death of Charles Albert Berry not yet found.
* Avis had a son, Ernest Charles James 'Ernie' Berry in Boranup, near Karridale, in 1891 when she was 39. His father's recorded name was "unknown".
Ernie became a Berry & married Ella Lilian DONOVAN in 1924
* Avis died 18 Jan 1945 when she was 92 and was buried at Karrakatta

* Viola Henrietta Berry had a base born son, Henry Hugh 'Harry' Berry in Berridale, NSW, when she was 17
* Viola had a daughter, May Gopp, in Albany in 1889 to William GOPP (1864-?) when she was 19
* Viola married William Adolphus Trankenbergh CLOWES (1864-1899) in Albany in 1890 when she was 20 and had 4 children. Harry Berry & May Gopp then became Clowes.
William was a son of Josiah Clowes & Louisa Nickson/Nichson of Great Bolton
Viola & William owned the Donnybrook Hotel. William shot himself on 15 May 1899 in their Donnybrook Hotel when he was 34
* Viola next married George Robert PITTMAN (1873-1939) 9 July 1902 in Fremantle when she was 32 and had a daughter.
Viola & George owned the Donnybrook Hotel

the CHILDREN of Viola Henrietta Berry
... 1
1887 - 1927 Henry Hugh 'Harry' Berry/Clowes

* born in Berridale, N.S.W.
- Henry married Ellen Euphemia Mary 'Ellie' MURPHY (1887-1959) in 1911
Ellie was a daughter of Jeremiah Duff MURPHY & Jessie Dalrymple BALLANTINE
HENRY & ELLIE had 3 known children:
* 1912 - 1998 Viola Jessie 'Jean' Clowes
- Jean married Raymond Wyrill 'Jack' WALKER in Perth 1936
* 1913 - 1999 William Adolphus 'Dolph' Clowes
- Dolph married Dorothy Edith 'Dot' STONE in Perth 1940
* 1919 - 1982 Keith Henry Clowes
- Keith married Gabriel Merle 'Gay' PERRET in Claremont 1949

... 2
1889 - ? May Gopp/Clowes

* born in Albany, W.A.
- MAY married Alexander Bowen 'Alex' BATHGATE (1874-1950) in Donnybrook 1912
Alex was a son of Simon BATHGATE & Hannah Ann McBRIDE
MAY & ALEX had 3 known children:
* 1914 - 2010 Viola Bathgate
- Viola married Alfred Andrew 'Alf' WARK in Perth 1942 & moved to South Australia
* 1916 - 1917 William Bowen Bathgate
* 1920 - 1997 Raymond Alexander Bathgate

... 3
1891 - 1965 Phoebe Louisa Clowes

* born in Albany, W.A.
- Phoebe married William Frederick ARTIS in Donnybrook in 1917
William was born in Bulli, N.S.W., served as Sapper 21680 in WWI. Phoebe & William had the Railway Wine Saloon in Wellington St., Perth, The Grosvenor Hotel in Hay Street and the Balmoral Hotel in Victoria Park

... 4
1893 - 1956 Mabel Charlotte Clowes

* born in Katanning, W.A.
- Mabel never married. She died 20 June 1956 in Royal Perth Hospital aged 63

... 5
1895 - 1897 Avis Clowes

* born in Bunbury, W.A.
- Avis died aged 1 in Bunbury, W.A.

... 6
1898 - 1974 William Adolphus Newcombe Clowes

* born in Bunbury, W.A.
- William married Alice Isobel May TRIGWELL in Perth in 1929
Alice was the 13th child of John TRIGWELL & Ellen Emma ECCLESTONE
WILLIAM & ALICE had 2 children:
* 1930 - 2006 Alexander William 'Bill Clowes
- Bill died in Mandurah
* 1934 - Betty Clowes (living)
- Betty married Ronald Howard OLIVER

... 7
1904 - 1987 Evelyn 'Pearl' Clowes

* born in Donnybrook, W.A.
- Pearl married Samuel Leslie 'Les' JORDAN in West Perth in 1940
Samuel was a son of William Davie JORDAN & Henrietta Janet JOHNSON
PEARL & SAMUEL had 1 son (living). They had the Grosvenor Hotel in Hay Street, Perth and the Brighton Hotel at Cottesloe

the LIST of SURNAMES connected to this family

, corner Howick & Hill Streets, Perth, W.A.
Originally built in 1886 as a two story private dwelling, designed by Francis Bird, it was granted a hotel licence later that same year to Robert Stroud. The Grosvenor has been in service as an operating pub ever since, and this makes her one of the oldest pubs still operating in Perth today.

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WENVOE Tea Rooms & Restaurant, Masterton, NZ

About the WENVOE Tea Rooms & later Wenvoe Restaurant
Queen St., Masterton
This TIMELINE is of 3 owners of the Wenvoe in Masterton from 1903
Records stop about 1932, the shop continued for at least another 50 years
there must be more to tell - please leave comments below if you can help

WENVOE owned by the Misses THOMAS
Wairarapa Daily Times, 11 March 1903
Quarter commences 1st April at the Foresters Hall
Adults - Wednesday evenings, 8 till 10; Beginners, 7.30
Juveniles - Saturday afternoons, 3 till 5
Intending members are asked to communicate with the Misses THOMAS as soon as possible. WENVOE TEA ROOMS, Queen-street, Masterton

Wairarapa Daily Times, 27 August 1903
A little excitement was created in Queen-street, this afternoon. A couple of horses, with harness hanging loosely, cantered through the passage between the Central Hotel and Wenvoe Tea Rooms into Queen-street. The animals went on to the footpath by the Prince of Wales Hotel, and careered along as far as Mr Eton's shop. Here Mr D. Logan made an attempt to stop one of the horses but was knocked down by the other and the frightened steeds continued on and were stopped near the Waipoua bridge

Wairarapa Daily Times, 26 May 1904
Last Night's Banquet a successful function
Fully one hundred persons were present at the complimentary banquet at the Drill Hall last evening, tenedered by the local branch of the New Zealand Farmers' Union to visiting delegates. Mr W. Perry (President of the Masterton branch of the Union) presided.
A very excellent spread was provided by the Misses Thomas, of Wenvoe Tea Rooms, to which full justice was done

Wairarapa Daily Times, 20 August 1904
The MISSES THOMAS (Wenvoe Tea Rooms) wish to contradict the rumours stating that they do not undertake catering orders

Wairarapa Daily Times, 1 February 1905
Miss W. Talbott, teacher of pianoforte and theory, notifies that she will resume teaching on Monday, February 13th, at the rooms above Wenvoe tea rooms, Queen-street. Miss Talbot will receive parents and guardians at the rooms on Saturday, February 11th, 2 to 5pm

Wairarapa Daily Times, 24 June 1905
Miss Kate Stewart, principal of the Wellington school for the Langer system of dressmaking and dresscutting will give a free demonstration of the system in the building at the rear of the Foresters' Hall on Thursday next at 3p.m. Miss Gillespie, the local agent, intends to hold classes in rooms above the Wenvoe Tea rooms and particularly wishes ladies to attend the free demonstration and see for themselves what the system is

Wairarapa Daily Times, 4 October 1906
Between fifty and sixty couples were present at the fancy dress ball given by the Weekly Dance Committee last Friday night. It proved a beautifully fine night and in consequence, there were visitors from all parts of the district. The Hall was very nicely decorated with native evergreens and flax, and this proved a very pleasing background for the gay colours of the fancy costumes that were worn. The tables in the supper rooms looked extremely inviting, being very tastefully arranged with spring flowers and laden with dainties, all of which came from Miss Thomas' Wenvoe tea rooms

Wairarapa Age, 5 October 1906
HOCKEY MATCH A match was played at Landsdowne yesterday afernoon between the Kia Kaha A team and the Glengarry (ladies) team. The ladies played a fine game and defeated the men (who played with one hand only) by four goals to three. After the match the ladies entertained the men at aftermoon tea at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Daily Times, 21 January 1907
The Wenvoe Tea Rooms, Queen-street, will be closed for alterations from Thursday 24th till Friday 1st February

Wairarapa Daily Times, 2 February 1907
Owing to delay in completing alterations the Wenvoe Tea Rooms will not be re-opened till Tuesday next. The Misses Thomas regret the postponement

Wairarapa Daily Times, 11 February 1907
WENVOE TEA ROOMS are now open. Luncheon daily from 12 till 2pm. Tea Rooms will now be open every Thursday Afternoon

Wairarapa Age, 1 March 1907
A meeting of the members of the Young Men's Bible Class in connection with Knox Church was held in the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, last evening, when there were twenty-two members present

Wairarapa Daily Times, 25 October 1907
The Misses THOMAS wish to notify the public that on and after Monday, 28th, the charge for Luncheons will be 1/6 cash. Special rates for regulars - payable in advance

Wairarapa Daily Times, 19 December 1907
Miss TALBOT wishes to inform the residents of Masterton that Miss EVANS, L.A.B., has taken over her musical connection and will resume teaching on 27th January, above the Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Age, 18 February 1908
Mr E. Rawson, S.M., was the recipient of another very handsome presentation at the hands of the Masterton Justices of the Peace yesterday. The ceremony took place in the Courthouse, Mr H. Caselberg making the presentation... A presentation was made to Mrs Rawson on Saturday afternoon by her singing pupils and a number of friends at the Wenvoe tea Rooms. Several of the ladies present made eulogistic speeches in which they emphasised the prominent part Mrs Rawson had always taken in social matters in the town. The possessor of a beautiful voice, she had been ever willing to assist at all gatherings, whether charitable or not, that had for their object the welfare of the community, and it was on this account, apart from her personal qualities, that she would be greatly missed in Masterton

Wairarapa Age, 11 April 1908
On Thursday, the Huia Hockey Club entertained the Rev and Mrs Johnson at a farewell afternoon tea in the Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Daily Times, 11 January 1909
Miss Evans, L.A.B., of R.A.M. and R.C.M., will resume her music teaching at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms on Monday, 1st February

Wairarapa Daily Times, 20 August 1909
Will the person who took an Umbrella by mistake from the Ladies' Dressing Room in the Foresters' Hall on Tuesday evening last kindly return same to Miss Thomas' Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Age, 31 December 1910
Miss Thomas, of the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, will provide luncheon and afternoon tea at the Caledonian Society's sports in Masterton on Monday

Wairarapa Daily Times, 31 December 1910
To be held on Monday, 2nd January, 1911, PUBLIC PARK, Masterton. Ideal Picnic Grounds, Hot Water Provided Free. Bring your Picnic Hamper and have a Day's Enjoyment. Masterton Municipal Brass Band engaged. Country Visitors can depend upon a First-class.
LUNCHEON PROVIDED Miss Thomas, of the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, will have charge of the Luncheon and Tea arrangement, and, for the convenience of country visitors wishing to attend the Concert in the Evening will supply Evening Teas in the park Tea Kiosk. GRAND SCOTCH CONCERT in the evening

Wairarapa Daily Times, 1 April 1911
Miss Thomas resumes teaching third week in April. At Home Wednesday and Saturday next, after 4p.m. in room above Wenvoe tea Rooms

Wairarapa Daily Times, 13 June 1912
At Knox Church yesterday afternoon, Mr Alex. McLay, head shepherd at Brancepeth, was married to Miss Margaret Bennington, second daughter of Mr C. Bennington, an old resident of Masterton. The ceremony was performed by the Rev A. T. Thompson, B.A., in the presence of a large number of friends. The bride, who was attired in a beautiful cream dress, was given away by her father. Miss Ruby Winteringham, who was daintily attired in a blue costume, was bridesmaid. Mr P. McLay (brother of the bridegroom) was best man. At the conclusion of the ceremony, a large number of guests were entertained at a wedding breakfast at the Wenvoe tea Rooms. A number of very handsome and costly presents were received. Mr and Mrs McLay left by the afternoon train for Wellington, en route for the South, where the honeymoon will be spent

Wairarapa Daily Times, 29 August 1912
At Knox Church this afternoon, Mr George D. Ayson, of Lower Hutt, son of Mr L. S. Ayson, Chief Inspector of Fisheries for New Zealand, was married to Miss Olive Graham Mackay, daughter of Mr J. G. Mackay, of Kuripuni. The marriage service was performed by the Rev A. T. Thompson, R.A., B.D. A reception was held subsequently at Wenvoe tea rooms, at which a large number of guests were present

Wairarapa Age, 30 December 1912
WANTED - Waitresses for luncheon and afternoon tea, at Caledonian Sports on New Year's Day. Apply Miss Thomas, Wenvoe Tea Rooms, or Gillespie and Ao., Academy Buildings, Masterton

Wairarapa Daily Times, 11 June 1913
The proprietors of Wenvoe Tea Rooms give notice that owing to family bereavement, the Tea Rooms will be closed until Friday, 20th inst.
Wairarapa Daily Times, 14 June 1913 The Wenvoe Tea Rooms will not re-open until Saturday, 21st inst.

Wairarapa Age, 16 April 1914
Mr J. J. Hale, youngest son of Mr H. W. Hale, of Christchurch, was married in St Matthew's Church, Masterton, yesterday, to Miss T. Clark, daughter of Mrs H. Brown of Masterton. The Rev H. Watson was the officiating clergyman and Mr R. H. Taylor, of Christchurch was best man. Miss E. Hill, of Christchurch, attended the bride, who wore a dress of white satin, trimmed with Oriental lace, and carried a beautiful bouquet of white carnations and chrysanthemums and maidenhair fern. The wedding breakfast took place at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms. Both bride and bridegroom are members of the Rechabite Order, to which the wedding will be of interest. Mr and Mrs Hall will reside in Christchurch

Wairarapa Daily Times, 27 April 1914
Smart kitchen maid for Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Age, 3 August 1914
A capable girl is advertised for the Wenvoe tea rooms. Apply Miss Thomas

Wairarapa Age, 7 November 1914
Owing to ill-health, Miss Thomas is relinquishing the Wenvoe tea rooms. The rooms are advertised for sale and no reasonable offer will be refused

Wairarapa Age, 27 November 1914
WANTED KNOWN - that the Misses Thomas have disposed of their interest in the Wenvoe Tea Rooms to the Misses Clarke, and in thanking the public for past support, solicit a continuance of patronage to their successors.
WANTED KNOWN - The Misses Clark have taken over the Wenvoe Tea and Luncheon Rooms and from Saturday, November 28th, the Rooms will be open every day, including Thursday afternoons and Saturday nights

WENVOE owned by the Misses CLARK
Wairarapa Age, 28 November 1914
WENVOE TEA ROOMS Misses Clark ... Proprietresses
Morning Teas, Afternoon Teas, Dainty Luncheon
[Private Rooms for Parties]

Wairarapa Age, 23 December 1914
The Misses Clark, of the Wenvoe tea rooms notify that their rooms will be open on Xmas Eve, where tea, raspberries and cream and ice cream, may be had. The new dish "Sundae" which is new to Masterton, will also be available

Wairarapa Daily Times, 24 December 1914
The best of Ice Creams can be obtained on Christmas Eve at the Wenvoe tea Rooms. Sundaes a Specialty

Wairarapa Age, 16 March 1915
The Misses Clark, proprietresses of the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, notify that owing to alterations being made, their rooms will be closed on Thursday and Friday next, but will be open on Saturday as usual

Wairarapa Age, 1 April 1915
The Misses Clark, proprietresses of the Wenvoe tea and luncheon rooms, Masterton, have just had some important renovations effected to their establishment. The interior has been greatly improved and presents a most attractive appearance. The management announce that in future every Saturday evening grills and hot tea will be available from 5.30 to 6.30 o'clock

Wairarapa Daily Times, 23 December 1915
At St. Matthew's Church, Masterton, this morning, Miss Mabel Smith was married to Mr H. Urquhart, of Wellington. The bride, who was given away by her uncle, was charmingly attired in white charmeuse and wore the orthodox wreath and veil. She also carried a pretty bouquet. The bridegroom's brother acted as best man, and the wedding ceremony was conducted by the Rev J. Walker. A reception was held at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms and the happy couple left by motor for Wellington on their honeymoon trip. Mr and Mrs Urquhart will reside at New Plymouth

Wairarapa Age, 23 May 1916
Soldiers visiting Masterton on Wednesday and Friday evenings may obtain hot dinners at the Wenvoe tea rooms. Price 1s 6d

Wairarapa Age, 21 June 1916
A quiet but pretty wedding was solemnised at St Matthew's Church, Masterton, yesterday, when Mr W. Adams, son of Mrs C. McCullough, was married to Miss Ethel May Vaughan, second daughter of Mr and Mrs H. Vaughan, of West Bush road. The Rev John Walker officiated. A reception was afterwards held at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, where the customary toasts were honoured. Mr and Mrs Adams left later en route for Napier on their honeymoon

Wairarapa Age, 29 August 1916
At St Patrick's Church, Masterton, yesterday, Ernest Henry Taplin, son of Mr J. H. Taplin, was married to Miss Annie E. Curley, of St Galway, Ireland. The ceremony was performed by the Rev Father Guinane in the presence of a number of relatives and friends. There were four bridesmaids and Mr Valentine C. Taplin acted as best man. A reception was afterwards held at the Wenvoe tea rooms

Wairarapa Daily Times, 13 October 1916
At St Matthew's Church, Masterton yesterday, Miss Mary Elizabeth Grant was married to Mr Harry Bertram, of Hamilton. The bride, who was given away by Mr Dowell, was attired in a becoming white crepe-de-chine gown, and was attended by Miss Agnes Robbins as bridesmaid, who was dressed in a pretty pale pink silk robe. Mr Chas. Asphead acted as best man. Afer the ceremony, which was performed by the Rec John Walker, a reception was held at the Wenvoe tea rooms

Wairarapa Age, 16 October 1916
Young girl to assist in kitchen is required for the Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Age, 17 April 1917
A young girl to assist at the Wenvoe tea rooms. Apply Wenvoe Tea Rooms, Queen Street

Wairarapa Age, 18 April 1917
At St Matthew's Church, Masterton, yesterday, Miss Louisa Jervis Cresswell, daughter of Mt and Mrs R. E. Cresswell, of Lansdowne, was married to Mr Thomas Beadel, of Christchurch. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attended by her two sisters as bridesmaids. Mr Harold Beadel, brother of the bridegroom, was best man and the Rev Charles Addenbrooke, of New Plymouth (assisted by the Rev Godfrey) was the officiating clergyman. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Wenvoe tea rooms. The happy couple left for Rotorua on their honeymoon trip

Wairarapa Daily Times, 8 October 1917
WANTED - A strong girl for kitchen work. Apply Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Age, 15 February 1918
WANTED - A capable Kitchen Girl. Apply Wenvoe tea Rooms

Wairarapa Daily Times, 20 February 1918
A young girl to assist in the kitchen is required for the Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Daily Times, 3 April 1918
A capable young girl for kitchen work is required for the Wenvoe Tea ooms

Wairarapa Daily Times, 20 April 1918
WANTED - Woman to assist with cooking. Apply Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Age, 15 November 1918
A quiet but pretty wedding was solemnised at St Matthew's Church, Masterton, yesterday, when Miss Myrtle Devonport, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Devonport, Columba road, was married to Mr H. Williams, youngest son of Mr and Mrs E. G. Williams, of River road. The bride was attended by Miss Robbins, of Napier, while Mr Devonport, brother of the bride, acted as best man. Rev Walker was the officiating clergyman, After the wedding breakfast, which was held at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, the happy couple left for the south, where the honeymoon will be spent

Wairarapa Age, 19 November 1918
The Wenvoe Tea Rooms will be closed until Monday, November 25th

Wairarapa Daily Times, 1 May 1919 McGILVARY - FINLAYSON
A pretty wedding was celebrated in Knox Church this morning when Miss B. Finlayson, second daughter of Mr K. Finlayson, Fifeshire, Scotland, was married to Mr J. McGilvary of Easter, Elister, Argyllshire, Scotland. The ceremony was performed by the Rev R. Ingliss, M.A. The bride, who was given away by her uncle, wore a becoming gown of gabardine and veil, fastened with orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of chrysanthemums and autumn leaves. The two bridesmaids were her sisters, Misses Maggie and Davinia Finlayson, who wore dainty dresses of white voile, with black hats. Both bridesmaids carried pretty bouquets. Mr J. Rarbet acted as best man and Mr J. More as groomsman. After the ceremony the guests were entertained at the Wenvoe tea rooms. The happy couple left for Wanganui on their honeymoon trip, the bride's travelling dress being a frey costume with saxe blue velour hat

Wairarapa Age, 5 June 1919
The WENVOE tea rooms will be closed all day to-day (Thursday)

Wairarapa Daily Times, 24 June 1919
A wedding of much local interest was celebrated at Knox Church this afternoon, when Miss Elma May Stewart, fourth daughter of Mrs A. Stewart, Essex street, was married to Mr Clive Matthews, of Hamilton. The Rev G. T. Brown officiated. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr Norman Stewart, looked very charming in a gown of palest blue georgette over crepe de chene. She also wore a handsome veil and the customary orange blossoms and bouquet. She was attended by her youngest sister, Miss Alexa Stewart, who wore a pretty bridesmaid's frock of emerald green georgette with green and black hat and carried a bouquet. Mr George Fookes, of New Plymouth (cousin of the bridegroom) acted as best man. After the ceremony Mrs Stewart entertained a number of guests at the Wenvoe tea rooms, and the happy couple left by the afternoon train, the bride wearing a smart blue and tan costume and a becoming hat to match. After the honeymoon Mr and Mrs Clive Matthews will take up their residence in Hamilton

Wairarapa Age, 31 July 1919
WANTED known - The Wenvoe Tea Rooms will not be open to-day

Wairarapa Age, 16 October 1919
WANTED - Young girl to assist Tea Rooms. Apply Wenvoe Tea Rooms

Wairarapa Age, 5 November 1919
Wenvoe Tea Roomswill be closed on Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th next for renovations. Re-opens as usual on Saturday

Wairarapa Age, 28 January 1920
Waitress required for Wenvoe tea rooms

Wairarapa Age, 30 January 1920
WANTED - Waitress, and woman or girl for kitchen work; no cooking, wages 27/6 per week. Apply Wenvoe Tea Rooms
NOTE this is the equivalent in Jan 2014 of $190 per week

Wairarapa Age, 26 March 1920 WEDDING
A quiet but pretty wedding was solemnised at Knox Church, Masterton, yesterday, the contracting parties being Mr Victor George Davis, eldest son of Mrs W. J. Leach, of Masterton and Miss Elsie Evelyn Smith, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. Smith, also of Masterton.
The Rev G. T. Brown, M.A., officiated
The bride, who was given away by her father, looked very pretty in a cream costume with hat to match, and carried a shower bouquet of white dahlias and roses. The bridegroom's sister, Miss Winfred Davis, acted as bridesmaid, and wore a heliotrope dress and black hat, trimmed with heliotrope, with touches of pink. She also carried a bouquet of heliotrope sweet peas, pink roses, and maidenhair fern.
The duties of best man were carried out by Mr S, Smith, brother of the bride. The bridegroom's presents to the bride and bridesmaid were gold brooches.
A reception was afterwards held at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, where the customary toasts were honoured. The happy couple left later in the day for New Plymouth, the bride's travelling costume being of navy blue serge, with pan velvet hat. Mr and Mrs Davis's future residence will be in Masterton

Wairarapa Age, 14 July 1920 WEDDING
A pretty wedding was celebrated at Knox Church, Masterton, yesterday, when Miss Florence Vistoria Creelman, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. Creelman, of Masterton, was married to Mr Ferdinand Hartmann. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a stylish grey tailormade costume and carried a pretty bouquet of jonquils and maidenhair ferns. Miss Matty Spackman and Miss Violet Creelman (niece of the bride) were bridesmaids and both carried dainty bouquets. Mr P. Hartmann (brother of the bridegroom) was best man and Mr E. Pinkney groomsman. The bridegroom, best man and groomsman are all returned soldiers. The Rev J. T. Macky was the officiating clergyman. The large number of presents received bore testimony to the popularity of the young couple. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms. The happy couple left by the afternoon train for Christchurch, on their honeymoon trip

Wairarapa Age, 27 March 1920
A quiet but pretty wedding took place at the Knox Church yesterday, the contracting parties being Mr Thomas Watson Knight, son of the late Mr R. G. Knight and Mrs Knight, of Wellington, and Miss Elsie Coomber, of Pahiatua. The officiating clergyman was the Rev G. T. Brown, M.A. The bride was given away by her brother, and her sister, Miss Ruby Coomber, attended as bridesmaid. Mr S. Knight acted as best man. After the ceremony morning tea was served at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, the happy couple later leaving for the north. Their future home will be at Marton

Wairarapa Age, 15 July 1920
WENVOE Tea Rooms will be closed to-day (Thursday) and open as usual to-morrow (Friday)

Wairarapa Age, 3 August 1920
A most enjoyable little supper was given last evening by the staff of the New Zealand Loan and Mecantile Agency Company in the Wenvoe tea rooms, in honour of Mr E. Bradley (the firm's accountant), who is retiring on superannuation, after many years of long and faithful service. The manager, Mr A. T. Spain, in a neat speech, referred to Mr Bradley's long term of service, his never failing courtesy and his popularity among the staff. He then presented the guest of the evening with a Gladstone bag and rug. Mr Bradley feelingly responded. Messrs Griffith, Iggylden, Irons, Sexton, J. B. McKenzie and Frater also spoke, testifying to Mr Bradley's good qualities. The evening terminated with the singing of "For He's A Jolly Good Fellow." Mr Bradley's future home will be in Auckland

Wairarapa Age, 6 August 1920
A very pretty wedding was celebrated in St Matthew's Church, Masterton, on Wednesday afternoon, when Miss Mary Johnson, daughter of the late Mrs G. Madsen, of Chapel street, Masterton, was married to Mr Victor Jones, son of Mr R. E. Jones, of Masterton. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr Alex. Johnson, was attired in a navy blue tailored costume, with a pretty hat to match. Miss Pearl Madsen was bridesmaid and Mr James Johnson best man. The Rev John Walker was the officiating clergyman. After the ceremony a reception was held in the Wenvoe tea rooms

Wairarapa Age, 3 September 1920
A quiet but extremely pretty wedding was solemnised at St Matthew's Church, Masterton, yesterday afternoon, when Mr Eric Clifton Fowler, of the staff of Dalgety and Co., Ltd., and only son of Mr and Mrs Hilton Fowler, of Palmerston North, was united in the bonds of holy matrimony with Miss Irene Taylor, only daughter of Mr Thomas Taylor, of "Beaumaris" Whareama
The bride, who wore a beautiful gown of white charmeuse satin, with an overdress of georgette, trimmed with silver and pearls, entered the church on the arm of her father. She also wore an exquisite hand-embroidered veil with the customary orange blossoms and carried a beautiful shower bouquet. The bride was attended by Miss Folwer, of Palmerston North, sister of the bridegroom and her niece, Miss Toogood (East Coast). The bridesmaids wore dainty frocks of heliotrope and pink georgette, black picture hats and carried beautiful shower bouquets.
Mr W. G. Clapham of Kiwitea, acted as best man and Mr C. Taylor, brother of the bride, as groomsman. The ceremony was performed by the Rev B. D. Ashcroft, vicar of Tinui.
After the ceremony the guests were received at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms by Mrs Toogood, sister of the bride, where the reception was held, only relatives and intimate friends being present.
The happy couple left later by car for the North, where the honeymoon will be spent, the bride travelling in a brown costume, with a fawn velour hat, and furs en suite. Mr and Mrs Fowler will reside in Masterton

Wairarapa Age, 12 October 1920
WANTED -A good plain cook. Apply Wenvoe Tea Rooms
WANTED - A waitress; wages 32/6 Apply Wenvoe Tea Rooms
NOTE this is equivalent in October 2014 to $225.55 a week

28 December 1920
A pretty wedding was celebrated at Knox Church this morning, when Miss Catherine Budd, daughter of Mr and Mrs James Budd of Cockburn Street Masterton, was married to Mr Jess Burling of South Road Masterton. The bride was charmingly attired in white satin with lace overdress and wore the orthodox wreath and veil. The bridesmaid, Miss M Budd, sister of the bride, wore a dainty dress of lemon crepe de chine, while a cousin of the bride, Miss Myrtle Lenz, who acted as flower girl, was daintily attired in white georgette. Mr A. E. Levick was best man. Rev G. T. Brown M.A., was the officiating clergyman. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Wenvoe Tea Rooms. The young couple later left for the north on their honeymoon trip

WENVOE owned by 'Mate' & Jean KURTICH/KURTA
Evening Post, 5 December 1931 NEW COMPANIES
Registration is reported by the "Mercantile Gazette" of private companies as under:-
CAPITAL: 200 into 200 shares of £1 each
New Plymouth - Paul Stachurski - 49 (1879-1967) from Warsaw, died New Plymouth
Wellington - M. A. Kurta - 150
Masterton - *Veronica Lena Kurta - 1 (nee Stachurski, daughter of Paul)
Objects: Business of restaurant proprietros and general incidental
*Veronica was a sister-in-law of Mate. She married Mate's brother, Ivan Juraj Kurta (1900-1988)

Evening Post, 16 February 1932 NEW OWNERS
This popular tea and luncheon rooms, situated on Queen street, has been acquired by Mr J. G. Kurta, whose many years experience in the catering trade in large centres speaks well for the future of "Wenvoe" The business will be conducted on the most up-to-date lines and patrons can feel assured that nothing will be wanting on the new proprietor's part to make the rooms a favourite spot for all visitors to Masterton. The premises open at 8 a.m., and continue in active service to the public until 11 p.m. Morning and afternoon teas, with home-made cakes, scones, and meat pies, and grills at any hour, will be featured by the new proprietor. Mr Kurta will give his personal attention to every department and specially invites the ladies of Masterton to sample his block cake. Home-made cakes are also a specialty, and wedding and birthday cakes can be supplied on the shortest notice.
"Wenvoe" has always been a popular resort and under the management of the new proprietor there will be the best of fare and service to all patrons. Catering can be undertaken on any scale and satisfaction guaranteed

The upstairs rooms which had once been used as a Dancing & music studio now became the home of Mate, Jean and Fred. At some stage the Wenvoe stopped selling cakes and became the Wenvoe Restaurant with dine-in meals, including home-cooked specials, take away Fish & Chips and fresh fish displayed in the window. If you know when this occurred we would love to hear from you. Please leave comments below

Mate & Jean Kurta were:
Mathew 'Mate' Marijan Kurtich/Kurta (1908-1980) born Podgora, Croatia
Jean Elizabeth nee Bishop (1920-1992) born Carterton to Sydney Clifford Bishop, cheesemaker & pastry cook of Carterton & Daisy Elizabeth CAPON
- Mate & Jean are buried together in Archer St cemetery, Masterton
(their daughter Sonja (1944-2008) is buried between them)
the partner of Mate & Jean (for over 40 years) was:
Miroslav Miro 'Fred' Mlikota (1913-1986) born Podgora, Splitsko-dalmatinska, Hrvatska. Fred came to New Zealand in 1928 when he was 14. He worked in the gumfields in Northland and was later an army cook. He never married. He was a partner with Mate & Jean in the Wenvoe for over 40 years.
Fred died in 1986 in his home town, Podgora aged 73

Shows two women and a teenage boy outside the Wenvoe Tea Rooms, Queen Street, Masterton. They appear to be workers at the tearoom. Jean Ross stands in the middle. A display of cakes is in the shop window
From the collection of Jenny Borman

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Dr William Anderson - Scotland, Dunedin, Blenheim, Christchurch, London, Queensland

on 6 Nov 2014 mjc88 asked:
Seeking descendants of Dr Anderson who practiced in Blenheim 1900 - 1910

this was William Anderson (1870-1913)
eldest son of Hercules Anderson (1843-1899), born Kincardineshire, died Blenheim & Jane Smith (1846-1883 nee unknown), died Kincardineshire, Scotland

known siblings
* William had a brother, Hercules Anderson (1874-1949), D.D.S., Trinity University, Toronto. Dental Surgeon, High Street, Picton who served in WWI as
Corporal 80324 with the NZEF, 42nd Reinforcements C Company. He embarked from Wellington 1 Aug 1918 listing his next of kin as his sister Miss J. D. Anderson, 13 Maxwell Road, Blenheim (William had his practice in Maxwell Rd., next to E. Powell & Sons Dentist & opposite H. R. Bagge, Dentist)
* William had a sister, Jean Duthie Anderson (1875-1959) who didn't marry
* William had a brother, R. H. Anderson who served in the Boer War with the 2nd Brabant's Horse (more research needed)
* William had a brother, J. Anderson, who studied at Devonia navigation School, Lyttelton (more research needed)

Timaru Herald, 23 December 1897 MARRIAGE of WILLIAM ANDERSON
ANDERSON-CRAMOND - On Dec 15th, at St Peter's Church, Wellington, by Rev. W. Waters, M.A., William Anderson, M.B.C.M., Edin. Univ., eldest son of Capt. Hercules Anderson, of Christchurch, to Jessie, second daughter of the late John Cramond, Timaru
This was Jessie Lindsay Cramond (1868-1947), daughter of John CRAMOND (1838-1879) and his second wife Ann/Anne Lindsay THOMSON (1846-1932) both from Edinburgh, Scotland, married 26 July 1876 in East Taieri, Dunedin, died Auckland

the known children of WILLIAM & JESSIE:
* 1899 - 1979 Hercules Lindsay Anderson
Hercules married Olive Ruth TURNER in 1928. Daughter of John George Turner & Leila Mary Langford. He next married Phyllis Stella Elizabeth Ann Howse in 1931. Daughter of Edwin Howse & Stella Adelaide Ponting Hepburn
* 1903 - 1982 Margot Nancy Anderson
nothing known of Margot at this time

Otago Witness, 26 April 1879 BIRTH of a BROTHER
On the 11th February, at Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland, Mrs Hercules Anderson of a son

Star, 25 July 1883 BIRTH of a BROTHER
At Rosefield, St Cyrus, Kincardineshire, Scotland, on the 8th May, the wife of Hercules Anderson, shipmaster, of a son

Otago Daily Times, 26 July 1883 DEATH of WILLIAM'S MOTHER
On the 26th May, at Rosefield street, St Cyrus, Kincardineshire, Scotland, Jane Smith, wife of Hercules Anderson, shipmaster; aged 37 years (18 days after birth of her son)

Hawke's Bay Herald, 5 March 1897 WILLIAM in Dunedin
Dr Anderson (son of Captain Hercules Anderson, the marine superintendent of the Shaw-Savill Company) has been appointed junior house surgeon of the Dunedin hospital, and entered on his duties on Monday

Marlborough Express, 10 December 1897 WILLIAM as HOUSE SURGEON
Dr Anderson, an Edinburgh graduate, and one of the house surgeons of the Dunedin Hospital, has entered into partnership with a local medico

Marlborough Express, 10 January 1898 WILLIAM applying for PICTON
PICTON HOSPITAL BOARD - A letter from Dr Anderson of Blenheim was read offering to come and reside in Picton if Dr Scott was appointed surgeon to the Hospital, till Dr Scott had secured the services of an assistant

Marlborough Express, 21 March 1898 William Baker Girling (1831-1898)
It is our painful duty to record the death of Mr William Baker Girling, the well known merchant, which occurred early on Sunday morning at his residence in High Street. The sad news came as a great shock to the community, for Mr Girling's death was sudden and unexpected. He had been indisposed for some days, but he was in his business premises as late as one o'clock on Saturday afternoon. There he complained of feeling unwell, and left the shop for his house. During the night his condition became so alarming that medical assistance was summoned, and Dr Anderson attended him. he administered a sedative, and remained with the sufferer, who gradually sank and passed away at about six o'clock. Deceased, who was 66 years of age, has been a resident of Blenheim for over 20 years

Evening Post, 26 April 1899 DEATH of WILLIAM'S FATHER
We regret to announce the death of Captain Hercules Anderson, father of Dr Anderson, of this town, which occurred this morning at an early hour at his residence in Walter Street. Captain Anderson, who has been marine superintendent of the Shaw, Savill and Albion Shipping Company for the last fifteen years, was well-known in Dunedin and Christchurch, his home being situated at the latter place, He had been in ill-health for some time past and only arrived in Blenheim at the beginning of this month, having been ordered by his medical adviser to make his home here for a time in the hope that the change would be for the benefit of his health. Up to within a few months ago Captain Anderson enjoyed the very best of health, and he had rarely experienced a day's illness. Recently, however, a form of liver complaint had made serious inroads on his constitution, and it was to seek medical advice from his son, Dr Anderson, who is in partnership with Dr Cleghorn in Blenheim, that he was visiting that place. The family will have much sympathy in their bereavement.

Captain Hercules Anderson, Marine Superintendent to the Shaw, Saville and Albion Company, died early this morning at the age of 55. Deceased arrived in Blenheim at the beginning of the month intending to reside here for some time for the benefit of his health.
The news of the death of Captain H. Anderson this morning came as a shock to his many friends in shipping and commercial circles. Up to within a few months ago Captain Anderson enjoyed the very best health, and he had rarely experienced a day's illness. Recently, however, a form of liver complaint had made serious inroads on his constitution, and it was to seek medical advice from his son, Dr Anderson, who is in partnership with Dr. Cleghorn in Blenheim, that he was visiting that place. A few days ago he was reported to have much improved in health after a serious operation. The deceased was a native of Forfarshire, and had served his apprenticeship to the sea on the coast of Scotland. He was employed in the Albion Shipping Co's service until it merged into the present Shaw, Savill and Albion line, and in the latter's employ had command of a number of vessels. Later, his employers recognising his business and other abilities, appointed him to succeed the late Captain Anderson was a good seaman, thoroughly well liked and trusted by his employers and those serving below him, and respected by the public with whom he daily came in contact.
His wife pre-deceased him many years ago. He leaves three sons and two daughters. Captain Anderson and his family made a trip to the Old Country during the Queen's Jubilee year, and he returned then apparently in good health. The flags of the Harbour Board, the vessels in harbour and at the Port and Shipping Offices, and at the principal business houses in Lyttelton, were at half-mast today
- Hercules was buried Plot 5, Block 13 at Omaka cemetery
Marlborough Express, 28 April 1899 The funeral of the late Captain Anderson, which took place yesterday, was numerously attended. The Rev W. O. Robb officiated at the grave.
NOTE Hercules had a brother, Captain David Anderson who was a marine superintendent of the City Line, Glasgow for 54 years, retiring in 1908

Marlborough Express, 5 May 1899 PROBATE of Captain Anderson
The will of the late Captain Hercules Anderson was to-day proved in the Supreme Court before Mr J. Allen, Registrar, acting for and in the absence of a Judge, and probate granted to Dr William Anderson and Jean Duthie Anderson, the executors named in the will

Marlborough Express, 26 January 1900 SCARLET FEVER in the Schools
We understand that owing to the prevalence of whooping cough and scarlet fever among children, Dr Anderson has recommended that the Borough Schools be closed for a time. It is also said that the Committee decline to follow the doctor's instructions. Parents should take heed.

Marlborough Express, 9 January 1900 Dr CLEGHORNE resigns
The following letter from D. Cleghorn was received:- As I am about to leave the district, I beg to tender you my resignation as medical officer to the Hospital, an appointment I have had the privilege of holding for more than twenty years ...
I have also to thank Dr Anderson for the valuable assistance he has rendered me during the last two years ...
I should esteem it a favor, gentlemen, if you would relieve me of my office at the end of the year. Dr Anderson is willing to take over my duties until you fill the vacancy caused by my resignation ...
The average of the number of patients at the Hospital had considerably decreased; formerly, it was about 30, now it was 15 to 18 ...

Marlborough Express, 15 February 1900 A.O. FORESTERS in Blenheim
A meeting of Court, Blenheim, A.O. Foresters was held last night, Bro. W. E. Elliott, C.R., presiding, and a large number of members of the Court being present, A candidate was initiated into the rites of Forestry. Dr Anderson was unanimously appointed Court Surgeon, Vice Dr Cleghorn resigned.

Marlborough Express, 6 March 1900 SALE of PROPERTY
The following sales of properties in the Borough were notified:- Dr Cleghorn to Dr Anderson

Marlborough Express, 13 March 1900 WILLIAM appointed MEDICAL OFFICER
Mr Parker moved that Dr Anderson be appointed Medical Officer for the Hospital (in succession to Dr Cleghorn) for a period of twelve months from march 31st, at a salary of L150 a year (the equivalent of $10,527 in wages in Nov 2014). He understood that it was not necessary to call for applications. It was stated that the new arrangement would mean a saving to the Board of about L60 a year. Dr Anderson would continue in the office of doctor for the poor of the district at the additional salary of L22 a year

Marlborough Express, 19 December 1900 WILLIAM's brother
Corporal R. H. Anderson, a brother of Dr Anderson, who joined the first Marlborough contingent, and who has been attached to Brabant's Light Horse, and has seen very active service in the Transvaal, is expected to arrive in Blehneim on Thursday. In all probability the Mayor will arrange proceedings so that the returned officer will receive a reception befitting the occasion.

Marlborough Express, 12 April 1902 The BURLEIGH ASSAULT
At the Police Court this morning, James Dalziel was charged on remand that at Burleigh on 1st inst., he did unlawfully beat and assault on Raynor Ching, and cause him bodily harm...
William Anderson, M.D., said Ching was admitted to the hospital on the 1st inst ...

Nelson Evening Mail, 11 July 1902 WILLIAM in BLENHEIM
Dr Anderson of Blenhein and Dr Morrison of Greymouth will act as Health Officers in their districts under the superintendence of Dr Frengely

Nelson Evening Mail, 27 May 1903 WILLIAM as Acting District Health Officer
Dr Frengley (District Health Officer for Nelson-Westland-Marlborough Districts) who is at present in Wellington, is of the opinion that the consumption of oysters in this locality, has added largely to the cause of so many cases of enteric fever in Nelson. He therefore instructed Dr Anderson (Acting District Health Officer for Marlborough) to investigate the storage-beds of oysters which are on the Boulder Bank within the Nelson Harbour. Dr Anderson comes to the conclusion that the amount of contamination, which was found amongst these oyster localities, is quite enough to convince him that the oysters themselves have been receiving foul matter

Nelson Evening Mail, 8 December 1904 WILLIAM resigns from BLENHEIM
BLENHEIM, Yesterday - The Hospital Board to-day accepted the resignations of Dr Anderson, it's medical officer and Dr Nairn, consultant and anesthetist. The former gave as his reason that the Board denied him the necessary authority for the satisfactory execution of his duty. It was resolved to call for applications for the two positions

New Zealand Herald, 6 June 1905 WILLIAM in LONDON
Very shortly after his arrival in London, Dr W. Anderson (Blenheim) left for Edinburgh in order to work at the hospitals in the Scottish capital

Marlborough Express, 18 December 1905 WILLIAM in Christchurch
A two-storeyed house of eleven rooms in Gloucester Street West, owned by Mr William A. Day, grain merchant and occupied by Dr William Anderson, late of Blenheim, who has been in Christchurch only a few months, was destroyed by fire this morning. The outbreak occurred in the wash-house attached to the main building. A servant girl lit the copper fire there about six o'clock and three-quarters of an hour later, hearing a crackling sound, she ran out of the kitchen to find the washhouse in flames. The flames were rapidly spread by a south-west wind, the building being ruined.

Marlborough Express, 8 May 1906 WILLIAM's MEDICAL OPINION
MUNICIPAL LAVATORIES - With reference to your letter asking me to say a few words as to the special need for municipal lavatories in Christchurch. From the health point of view, of course, the reasons for establishing these are obvious and I know of no city in Great Britain or Australia of this size which has not recognised their necessity...

Marlborough Express, 19 June 1906 WILLIAM visiting Blenheim
Dr W. Anderson, now of Christchurch, is in Blenheim for a few days

Press, 9 July 1907 another BROTHER
Mr J. Anderson, son of the late Captain Hercules Anderson, who has been studying at Devonia navigation School (Lyttelton) passed his examination last week for a certificate of competency as master in the foreign trade

Marlborough Express, 15 December 1913 DEATH of WILLIAM ANDERSON
ANDERSON - On December 13, 1913, suddenly from apoplexy at Thursday Island, where he held the appointment of medical superintendent; Dr William Anderson M.D., late of Blenheim and Tonga, son of the late Captain Hercules Anderson; aged 43 years