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William Henry ANCELL, aged 4 months at Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville

William Henry Ancell was born in April 1890 to
Charles & Mary Ann Ancell

their (known) children were:

1890-1890 William Henry Ancell
- died aged 4 months
- he is buried in Plot 97 at Old Gorge Cemetery

1892-1968 John Joseph Ancell
- married Margaret Wylie in 1914

1894-1913 Mary Violet Ancell
- married Samuel Edward Smith in 1911
- Mary died aged 20 in 1913.
- Her sister Norah married Samuel 4 years later

1895-1974 George Ancell

1897-1985 Alice Ancell
- married Robert Craill (1891-1975) in 1915
- he was a son of Thomas Craill & Ida Elizabeth Longher
- some known children of Thomas & Ida Craill were:
1891-1975 Robert - as above
1893-1969 David - married Juanita Hampton Barwick
1900-1975 Archie - married Edna Hadfield
1903-1985 Daphne Alice - married Walter Henry Ellis
1904-1996 Harold
1907-1990 Evan

1899-1992 Norah Ancell
- married Samuel Edward Smith in 1917
- he was married to her sister Mary Violet until Mary's death in 1913

1900-1976 James Patrick Ancell

1902-? Margaret Christina Ancell
- married Robert Henry Seymour Coker (1895-1972) in 1919
- his mother was Alice Elizabeth Coker, father not recorded

1903-? Eveline Mabel Ancell

1905-1952 Ivy Jane Ancell
- didn't marry

Thomas AMBROSE & Elizabeth MURRAY, buried Woodville New Zealand

Elizabeth Murray was born about 1845

She married Thomas Ambrose Ambrose in 1876
their (known) children were:
1877-1950 Spencer James Ambrose
- married Ada May Corner in 1903
they had Spencer William Ambrose in 1904, died 1972
- Ada died aged 38 in 1915
- he married Emily Ure (1885-1979) in 1917
- daughter of Robert & Emily Ure

1879-1918 Albert Thomas Ambrose
- served in WWI as a Private
- serial number 47384
- NZEF, 26th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
- embarked 9-6-1917 on the Willochra
- DIED OF WOUNDS 1-10-1918 in France
- buried II.G.10.
Ribecourt British Cemetery, Nord, France

1881-1935 Ada Ethel Ambrose
- died aged 53, didn't marry

1886-1886 Ella Celia Ambrose
- died aged 5 weeks

Elizabeth was living at 50 Coromandel St, Wellington when son Thomas enlisted. She was at 138 Owen St, Wellington when he died in France

- Elizabeth is buried next to her husband Thomas who died aged 75, 13 years before her, in the Old Gorge Cemetery in Woodville.
Her details were provided by her son Spencer James Ambrose on 27-1-1927

William ALDERMAN & Sarah Jane WEST - Hawkes Bay, Manawatu

William Alderman (1848-1912)
married Sarah Jane West (1862-1929) in 1884

their (known) children were:
1885 - Lucy

1886 - Ada Harriet

1887-1948 William - orchardist
- served in WWI as a Rifleman
- serial number 20072
- NZRB, 10th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
- embarked 19-8-1916 for Devonport, England on the Aparima
- mother: Mrs W. Alderman, Havelock North, Hawkes Bay
- married Annie Jane Trethewey (1882-1960) in 1929
- she was a daughter of Robert & Selina Trethewey

1889-1964 Richard
- married Bessie Franklin in 1917
- a daughter of Walter Franklin & Emily Williams

1890-1891 Frederick
- died aged 11 months
- he is buried at the Old Gorge Cemetery in Woodville

1894-1929 Arthur - clerk
- married Annie Jones in 1916
- served in WWI as a Corporal
- serial number 49135
- NZEF, 27th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
- embarked 12-6-1917 for Devonport, England on the Tahiti
- next of kin: wife Annie, Don Bank Private Hotel, Wellington

1896-1897 Joseph
- Joseph died at 5 months

1898-1899 Donald OR Daniel Robert
- he died aged 6 months

1902-1980 Thomas Robert

1904- 1904 Ernest
- Ernest died aged 5 days

Thomas ASKEW 1841-1891 - buried Woodville, New Zealand

Thomas Askew was born about 1841
he died in 1891 and is buried in the Old Gorge Cemetery in Woodville

From the WANGANUI CHRONICLE
- 3rd October 1891

A settler named Thomas Askew, says the Woodville Examiner, who had a section and house in the settlement, died on Sunday night. Mr and Mrs Askew have been living at Ashhurst but deceased came to the settlement to prepare the way for their return.
Mr Goff who lives near, sent a child over for some vegetables and on her knocking at the door she heard groans and opened it, when deceased was found to be dying. He was attended to but died as above,
Deceased had been complaining of being unwell for sometime and a post mortem examination conducted by Dr Davemport revealed the fact that death resulted from cancer. He has four sons occupying responsible positions at Lyttelton

Please leave a comment if you can help with his wife, children and life in Ashhurst and Woodville

When Thomas died his details were provided by Joseph Barrott on 30-9-1891 - who was Joseph Barrott?
Who was Mr Goff, Thomas's' neighbour

1 comment(s), latest 6 years, 7 months ago

James Cook ALLOTT 1903-1948 buried Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville

Jabez Allott (1848-1934) and
Mary Jane Duffell (1851-1928)
- married in New Zealand in 1872
- they were living in Wigan St, Gore in 1914 & 1917 when sons Spencer & Lemuel went to war

- their (known) children were:
1875-1948 Jabez William Allott
- married Agnes McDonald Cook (1873-1967) in 1900
- their (known) children were:
1901-1975 Jabez Miller Allan Allott
- married Daisy Bell Brooks in 1927
- daughter of Samuel & Jane Brooks
1903-1948 James Cook Allot Allott
- married Agnes Jane Coventry Dowdle in 1928
- daughter of WIlliam Dowdle & Jane Coventry Kerr
James is buried in the Old Gorge Cemetery in Woodville with his wife Agnes

1877-1879 George Heathcote Allott
- George's death notice reads: ALLOTT - At Heathcote Farm, Upper Pareora, [South Canterbury]on 26th October, George Heathcote, the son of Jabez and Mary Allott, aged 2 years and 10 months

1878-? Edward Duffell Allott
- married Beatrice McLeod in 1901
their (known) children were:
1901 - Mabel Tui Allott
1902 - Keith Clifton Allott
1907 - Pearl Florence Allott
1909 - Royce Allott

1879-1928 Alice Eliza Allott
- married William Milne in 1903
- son of John Milne & Elizabeth McDonald
their (known) children were:
1904 - Ronald Milne
1906 - Kenneth Milne
1908 - James Milne

1880-1947 Edith Emma Allott
- married Edward Robert Smith in 1903
- son of John Hancock & Mary Smith
they had a daughter in
1907 - Mavis Alice Smith
- probably other children

1882-1974 George Walter Allott
- married Florence Painter in 1906
- daughter of James Painter & Ruth Rodgers
their (known) children were:
1907 - Pearl Florence Allott
1908 - George Walter Allott

1883-1941 Agnes Bertha Allott
- married Frederick William Jackson in 1911
- son of Charles Jackson & Hannah Clark

1885-1918 Lawrence Heathcote Allott
- married Jessie Metcalfe in 1910
- Lawrence died 2-12-1918, possibly during the flu pandemic

1886-1928 Mary Margaret Allott
- married Horace Guy Day in 1913
- son of John & Constance Day

1888-1969 John Wesley Allott
- married Alice Lloyd in 1914
- daughter of Thomas Lloyd & Annie Bradley

1890-1973 Freddy Evans Allott

1891-1965 Lemual Morgan Allott
- served in WWI as a ifleman
- serial number - 55890
- NZ Rifle Brigade, Reinforcements G Company
- married Georgina Alexandria Hanton in 1923

1893-1962 Spencer Mortimer Allott - was a teacher
- served in WWI as a Corporal
- serial number 8/164
- Otago Infantry Battalion
- married Beatrice Uren in 1918
- daughter of Joseph Philip Uren & Edith Alicia Symes
- An article from the Otautau Standard & Wallace County Chronicle dated 17th September 1918:
The empoyees of Thomson & Beattie, Ltd, Gor, met at the residence of Mr J. Allott, Wiggon St, on a recent evening for the dual purpose of bidding farewell to Miss B Uren and of making her a presentation on the eve of her marriage. Mr E. C. Glen (manager) referred to Miss Uren's faithful service and pleasant manner during the three years she had been employed in the dressmaking departmnet and on behalf of her fellow-employees presented her with a silver-mounted cut glass condiment set and sugar dredger and a dainty china ornament. He also asked her acceptance of a gift of household linen from the firm to mark its appreciation of her services. Mr Spencer Allott suitably replied for Miss Uren. A pleasant evening was spent in music and games. Miss Uren has since been married to Mr Spencer Allott, teacher, Heddon Bush and is now a resident of the Western District

1895-1936 Daisy Blanche Allott
- married Arthur Watson in 1921

Elizabeth Emma BARKWITH at Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville, New Zealand

Elizabeth Emma Barkwith was born in 1875 to Robert Barkwith and Harriet Hill. She married Henry Walter Allan (1871-1948) in 1898. Henry was a son of John & Isabella Allan

their known children were:
1899 - 1979 Ivan Campbell Allan

1901 - 1971 Walter Drummond Allan
- married Myrtle Emma Cave in 1924

15 March 1905 - 1980 Colin Barkwith Allan
- twin with Gwendoline
- married Rita Alice Fuller in 1928

15 March 1905 - ? Gwendoline Mary Allan
- twin with Colin
married Thomas Allan Mack in 1928
- may have remarried

8 Jan 1909 - 1999 Dorothy Isabel Allan
- Dorothy didn't marry

Elizabeth died 5 years after Henry, not known at this time where Henry is buried
At the time of her death her details were provided by E. Morris jnr (on 28-1-1953) - can you help on who he was, if he was related to her

the SETTLERS cemetery - Dannevirke, New Zealand

The SETTLERS cemetery is also known as the Dannevirke Old Cemetery
It is in George St, Dannevirke in the Manawatu

Dannevirke meaning "Danish creation" or "Danes' work" is known for its Scandinavian heritage, which dates back to 1872 when 21 Danish and Norwegian families arrived at the port of Napier and built their initial settlement in a clearing of the Seventy Mile Bush.
Dannevirke for which the town was named is an extensive Viking-age fortification line which had a strong emotive symbolic role for 19th Century Danes, especially after the site had fallen into German hands in the German-Danish War of 1864 - a recent and very painful event for these settlers.

The settlement quickly earned the nickname of "sleeper town", as the town's purpose was to provide totara sleepers for the Napier - Wellington railway line. At one stage the area had 50 operating sawmills. After the native bush was cleared, the land was turned into pasture for grazing animals.

The town's cemeteries are of considerable importance historically, and the settlers' cemetery attracts many visitors

A list of all those buried in the Settlers Cemetery

The SETTLERS CEMETERY DATABASE
- includes
Alfredton Rd - Eketahuna
Alfredton Memorial
Herbertville
Kaitawa - Pahiatua
Kumeroa - Woodville
Mangaoranga - Eketahuna
Mangatianoka - Pahiatua
Mangatera - Dannevirke
Newman - Eketahuna
Norsewood
Old Gorge - Woodville
Ormondville

Pinfold Rd Lawn - Woodville
Pongaroa
RSA Woodville
Settlers - Dannevirke
Weber

Peder (Peter) CHRISTIANSEN (1848-1929) - buried Woodville New Zealand

Peder Christiansen was born 1848, unknown where at this time

He married Elise Marie Berkhan (1864-1943)
- Elise was born in Denmark, 1 of 12 children to Franz Frederick Heinrich Berkahn and Inga Maria Poulsen
- emigrated from Denmark to Norsewood, Danneivirke etc

Peder & Elise's (known) children were:
1884-1958 Christian Archibald
- married Olena Redersen in 1913

1886-1967 Anna Maria Vena
- married Martin Olaf Nielsen in 1900
- they had:
1900 - Verna Mavis Nielsen
1905 - Ulvas Royal Nielsen

1889-? Harold Adolf
- born in Norsewood

1891-1918 George William Frantz
- born in Hawkes Bay
Private 10/2548
George William Frantz Christiansen was killed in action on the Somme, France on the 23rd May 1918
He served with the Wellington Infantry Battalion, 6th Reinforcements
His first known rank was Lance Corporal
His next of kin was listed as:
Son of Mrs P. Christiansen, of Woodville, New Zealand
He is buried in: Plot: I. AA. 15.
SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS

1895-1973 Nellie Hertel Dagmar
- married William Gribner in 1916
- buried in Manunui, King Country

1898-? Sylia Margaret

Peder is buried in the Old Gorge Cemetery in Woodville

A granddaughter, Phyllis Merla Christiansen was a daughter of Christian Archibald Christiansen (1884-1958) and Olena Redersen (1897-1960)
- she died aged 4 and is also buried at Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville