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Born in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia in 1857 CHARLES HINTON moved to the Waikato in New Zealand at some stage.
Do you know when?
He died in 1943 and is buried at Te Awamutu cemetery.
He married Alice Mary Ann Steadman in Hamilton, New Zealand in 1884.
She was born in Kent, England in 1865.
Do you know how and when she emigrated to New Zealand?
She died in 1928 and is also buried in Te Awamutu cemetery.
They had 13 children, all born around the Waikato areas of Hamilton, Ohaupo, Orakau, Kihikihi.
Ernest Harold Hinton b.1884, married Mary Ashby, d.1956 in Thames
Alice Blanche Amy Hinton b.1886, married William Joshua Anderson, d.1947 in Stratford, Taranaki.
Charles Frank Victor Hinton b.1887, did he marry?, d.1967 in Hamilton.
Cecelia Hilda Hinton b.1890, married George Reynolds, d.1985 in Te Awamutu.
Katie Lillian Hinton b.1891, married Edward Costain, d.1969 in Gisborne.
Ivy Myrtle Hinton b.1893, married Walter James Ashny, d.1976 in Te Awamutu. Walter may have been a brother to Mary Ashby, wife of her brother Ernest.
Ida May Hinton b.1895, married William Teddy, d.1972 in Te Awamutu.
Virgie? Hinton b.1897, married Edward Stanford, d.1987 in Auckland.
Kenneth Charles Hinton b.1899, did he marry?, d.1928 in Te Awamutu.
Trevor Hinton b.1901, married Katie Reynolds (was she a sister to George Reynolds who married Trevor's sister Cecelia?) d.1951 in Hamilton.
Sophie Hinton b.1903, married George Golding, d.1987 in Auckland.
Roy Haddrell b.1904, did he marry?, d.1989 in Te Awamutu.
Ella Hinton b.1907, married Ralph Smith, d.1978 in Tauranga.
Can you add further information - click the above link to Charles - or amend what I have perhaps.
Would like to know Charles's parents from Australia and on what ship they arrived.
Percy John Anniss was the son of William and Jane Elizabeth Anniss of Burkes Pass, New Zealand.
Percy was born in 1881 in Burkes Pass and died 1962 in Hamilton, Waikato.
He married Frances Minnie Martin in Paraparaumu in 1901.
Their children that I have are:
Mildred b.1901 - d.1970 married Ernest Norrish
Ellen Elizabeth Kebbler b.1904 - d.1983 married Clyde Sutherland
Eric John b.1905 - d.1973 married Lucy Taylor
Clarence Percy b.1907 - d.1977
Hilda Rose b.1909 - d.1978 married Eric Charles Hill
Frances Joyce b.1915 - d.1979
Harry Mason b.1916 - d.1976
There were at least two others
They were all born around the Manawatu area
Can you help with any other information
PERCY JOHN ANISS
thanks to Rose for updating this family - see her comments below...
- born 14 April 1808 in Bollington, Cheshire, England
- died 20 Dec 1886 in Governor's Bay, Canterbury
- he married Elizabeth BASKERVILE
- Elizabeth was born 1812 in England
- she died 5 Aug 1902 in Feilding
- she is buried Plot 8, Block 3 at Feilding cemetery
They had 10 chidren in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
1831 - 1906 Thomas Fitton
- died aged 75 in England
1834 - 1839 James Fitton
- James died aged 5 of smallpox
1835 - 1839 Hannah Fitton
- Hannah died aged 4 of smallpox
1837 - 1839 Charles Fitton
- Charles died aged 17 months of smallpox
1840 - 1840 Sarah Ann Fitton
- Sarah died aged 9 months of smallpox
1842 - 1842 Ann Fitton
- Ann died aged 15 weeks of smallpox
1843 - 1845 David Fitton
- David died aged 23 months of smallpox
1845 - 1938 Mathew Fitton (see below)
- Mathew died aged 91 in Feilding
- he is buried Plot 16B, Row 3, Block 3 at Feilding cemetery with wife Isabella
1847 - 1848 Andrew Fitton
- Andrew died aged 1 of smallpox
1850 - 1874 Edwin Randel Fitton
- Edwin died aged 24 in Canterbury, NZ
Then in 1851 they emigrated on the CANTERBURY into Lyttleton with the 2 remaining boys, Mathew aged 6 and Edwin aged 1.
CHARLES & ELIZABETH had 2 boys in New Zealand
1853 - 1933 Charles Fitton
- Charles died aged 80
1855 - 1934 Joseph Fitton
- nothing known
I have 9 children for MATHEW FITTON who married Isabella Alexander in 1869 in Lyttelton.
If you visit Mathew's link you will see I don't have a great deal of information on any of them...
The spouses I do have for this family includes the names,
Haycock, Cuthbertson, Sicely, Phyn, Jaggard,
Can you please help?
HEADSTONE of Elizabeth Fitton at Feilding
ELIZABETH 'Lizzie' ANN FITTON
was born at Governor's Bay, Lyttleton on 12 Feb 1870
She married WALTER JAMES HAYCOCK (1863-1912) at the home of Mr Oldershaw, St Leonard's Lodge, Beaconsfield on 10 Dec 1889
Walter died 11 May 1912 age 49
13 May 1912
... Walter James Haycock, eldest son of the late Charles and Henrietta Haycock, a married man residing at Wanganui East, was killed while bushfelling at Waiwera, near Taumarunui, on Saturday aged 49 years.
14 May 1912 ST ANDREW KILWINNING LODGE, No 79.
... The BRETHREN are requested to attend the Funeral of the late Bro. W.J. Haycock, to-day (Tuesday) afternoon, assembling at the Town Bridge at 3.15 o'clock. No regalia. BY ORDER of the W.M.
[14 May 1912 I.O.O.F., M.U., No 4738
... The Members of the above are requested to assemble at the Town Bridge at 3.15p.n. to-day to attend the Funeral of the late Brother W. J. Haycock. BY ORDER of the N.G.
16 May 1912 Mr Walter James Haycock, a farmer at Waimihi, in the Wanganui district, was killed while bush felling on his farm. He was at work on a tree on which the branch of another tree was resting, and when the tree started to fall, the branch broke and fell, striking Mr Haycock on the forehead, killing him instantly. He was brought by train to Wanganui, where his family resided and interred there. He leaves a wife and five children. Mr Haycock was a member of the Masonic and Oddfellows' Lodges. He was well known in the Feilding district and had been on the staff of the Feilding Star
WALTER & LIZZIE had 5 children:
1890 - 1964 George Walter Haycock
- George was an Engineer
- George served in WWI as Sapper 31155 with the NZEF, 20th Reinforcement, NZ Engineers
- he embarked 30 Dec 1916, 4 months after his brother Leonard left for war
- his mother was living in Wanganui East
1892 - 1978 Leonard Arthur Haycock
- Leonard was a Carpenter
- Leonard served in WWI as Sergeant 20526 with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 7th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
- he embarked 20 Aug 1916, 16 months after the death of his brother Fred
- his mother was living in Wanganui East
- Leonard married Alice Mau GRAY in 191
1893 - 1915 Fred Ellis Haycock
- Fred served in WWI as Corporal 12/762 with the Auckland Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements
- he enlisted from Kiokio, Otorohanga, Waikato
- his mother was then living at Wanganui East
- Fred was killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915
1899 - 1955 Ivy Elizabeth Haycock
- Ivy married George Thomas William BUTLER in 1921
1900 - 1978 Winifred Violet Haycock
Lizzie had 2 brothers who served in war:
* Charles Randal Fitton, served in WWI as Lance Sergant 13/605 with the Auckland Mounted Rifles
- he enlisted from Waimiha. His father was living in Taihape
- Charles died of wounds in Palestine on 2 April 1918
* Joseph Arthur Fillton, served in WWI as Trooper 13/2319 with the Auckland Mounted Rifles, 7th Reinforcements
- he enlisted from Mangapehi
- his next of kin was his brother-in-law Henry James Tidmarsh Jaggard in Taihape
- his sister Clara had married Henry in 1902
Lizzie had a nephew William who served in war
* William James Fitton was a son of her brother James
- he was a Farmer
- he served as Rifleman 12997 with the NZ Rifle Brigade, 3rd Reinforecements to 4th Battalion, H Company
- he embarked 6 May 1916. His father was in Aratora via Mangapehi
- William was killed in action 1 Nov 1916 in France
Lizzie died on 1 Dec 1949 in Auckland aged 79
- she is buried Area 5 Block A Lot No 829 at Waikaraka
Corporal Fred Ellis Haycock
- see his link above -
George Saywell was born in Wormshill, Sittbourne, Kent in 1804, a son of Richard SAYWELL & Henrietta CRADEN. He emigrated to New Zealand in 1840 on the
MARTHA RIDGWAY with his wife and 6 children.
His 7th child, Martha was born on board 3 months into the journey but died in Petone 4 months after arrival.
He married Susan Goatham (1808-1882) on 5 February 1827 at St. Mary's Church, Chatham, Kent. Susan was born in Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent - she died in Nelson
Their children were
1827 - 1827 Elizabeth Amy Saywell
AMY died in Kent 29 August 1827 aged 4 months
1828 - 1832 George Saywell
GEORGE died in Kent 13 March 1832 aged 3
1830 - 1881 William Saywell
- born in Kent
.. William married Ann UDY in Greytown 4 April 1851 & had 12 children
- daughter of Hart UDY & Jane CLEMENCE
WILLIAM died in Greytown 8 July 1881 aged 51
1832 - 1897 Charles Saywell
- born in Kent
- Charles married Ellen AVERY (1834-1919) 26 Feb 1854 in Lower Hutt
- daughter of Thomas AVERY & Elizabeth Ann DABSON
CHARLES died in Waimea, Nelson 4 Oct 1897 aged 65
1833 - 1914 Thomas Robert Saywell
- born in Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent
.. Thomas married Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" HAYCOCK 4 oct 1859 in Marlborough
- daughter of James HAYCOCK & Ann OWEN
THOMAS died in Richmond, Nelson 14 November 1914 aged 81
1834 - 1907 Maria Saywell
- born in Bredgar, Sittingbourne
- Maria married William TARRANT 14 July 1852 in Lower Hutt, had 13 children
- William Tarrant arrived on the HMS CALLIOPE into New Zealand on the 22nd July 1846 as a Private in 58th Regiment of Foot
MARIA died in Wanganui in November 1907 aged 73
1837 - 1840 Charlotte Saywell
- born in Kent
CHARLOTTE died in England 6 February 1840 aged 3
1839 - 1885 Henrietta Saywell
- born in Bredgar, Sittingbourne
- Henrietta married Charles HAYCOCK (1834-1896) 28 July 1859 in Nelson
- son of James HAYCOCK & Ann OWEN, brother of Betsy above
HENRIETTA died in Kaiapoi, Canterbury 21 February 1885 aged 46
1840 - 1841 Martha Saywell
- born on board the 'Martha Ridgway' enroute to New Zealand
MARTHA died in Petone 13 January 1841 aged 4 months
1842 - 1901 Susan Quafe Saywell
- born in Wellington
- Susan married Herbert BONNINGTON (1841-1895) 19 Jan 1871 in Nelson
SUSAN died in Christchurch 26 March 1901 aged 58
1844 - 1881 John Saywell
- born in Wellington
- John married Emma SHEAT (1852-1895) in 1875 in Christchurch, had 3 children
JOHN died in Christchurch 23 July 1881 aged 36
1846 - 1912 Mary Ann Saywell
- born in Wellington
- Mary married Frederick BONNINGTON (1844-1907) 21 Feb 1865 in Nelson
- had 13 children
MARY ANN died in Ashburton 12 November 1912 aged 66
1849 - 1850 Samuel Saywell
- born in Wellington
SAMUEL died in Wellington 27 February 1850 aged 4 months
1852 - 1931 Rebecca Saywell
- born in Lower Hutt
- Rebecca married Francis PRIMMER (1848-1921) in 1873, had 7 children
REBECCA died in Christchurch 19 July 1931 aged 79
1853 - 1938 Ellen Saywell
- born in Lower Hutt
- Ellen married William Frederick HOLDAWAY (1827-1895) in 1879 & had 3 children
- she married David Walters GUNN (1845-1921) in 1898
ELLEN died in Richmond, Nelson 6 February 1938 aged 84
George Saywell senior lost a grandson,
* George Nelson Saywell in October 1916
and a great grandson,
* Roy Wilkie Saywell in October 1917
during the First World War
Henry (or Henery) Hooper was one of 16 children born to
Walter Henry Hooper and Evelyn Tacon.
He was born in Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand on the 10th October 1923.
He married Vincensa "VINCEY" Vodanovich but nothing else is known about her.
Can you help please
In PLOT 215 of the the
Christ Church Taita Cemetery
there are two people:
ADAMS - Joseph William Tyndall (1898-1980),
ADAMS - Maude Isabella (nee STARR 1898-1961)
- Maude married in 1922 to Thomas Robert Adams (1897-1964)
Joseph William Tyndall Adams
- was a son of Joseph Tyndall (1842-1912) & his 2nd wife Catherine Thomas ADAMS(1868-1927)
Maude Isabell Starr
- was a daughter of George STARR & Jane CONNOLLY
who were the parents of Thomas Robert Adams?
what relationship were Joseph & Maude to each other??
the RESIDENTS of CHRIST CHURCH TAITA Cemetery, Lower Hutt
Having forgotten I made this list below, I again wrote another journal 2 years later (Sept 2010) - it is more extensive with dates and relationship information etc ...Christ Church Taita
You can help with the history of early Hutt Valley and Wellington by sending me information to add to this cemetery
'Residents' of CHRIST CHURCH - TAITA cemetery
It is a complete list of the names and the plot numbers of the early settler of that area as at November 2008
If you want to see photos, and a brief history of your ancestors lives, added to their names on that page you can contribute by contacting me at the address on the home page of the above link.
The 'residents' at the Christ Church Taita cemetery are:
ADAMS - Catherine & Joseph & J.W.T. & Maude Isabella
ALEXANDER - John
ALLEN - Jessie Louise & Phillip Gilbert
ANGELL - Noel Henry
ANSTIS - Clara
AUGUST - Alma & Harriett Rubina Jessie & Herbert Lewis "Bert" & John "Lew" & Robert Maskell
AVERY - Thomas & Elizabeth (nee Dapson) & George & Minnie C.
BAI - Jack & irene Rlizabeth
BAKER - William George & Anna
BALLS - Leonard David & Ida Mary (nee Buck
BENTLEY - John & Esther & Clarence Edgar & Gertrude Alice & Norman Bourne
BERRILL - Peter Montague
BERRY - Richard Sim & Grant Richard & ian Garth & Francis "Frank" & Mona Marie & F.
BLOWS - Emily Agnes
BOULCOTT - Almon & Augusta & Charles & Eliza Lavinia (nee Hopton) & Hebe & Henrietta & Herman Charles Sumner & Mary
BOYD - Benjamin & Emma
BREEN - Joseph Carson & Vera Elizabeth
BROOKS - Dorothy & Henry George & Mary Ann
BROWN - Jeremy John Anderson & Valentine Brinsley
BROWNE - Alexander Edward & Madeleine
BUCHLER - Arhur Willia & Marie Payne
BUCK - George Green & Mary Ann Seldon (nee Salmon) & Percy "Patu" & William Seldon
BULL - Ethel Eileen
BUNNY - Samuel George
BURNETT - Samuel & Arbuthnot Camble & Frederic William & Julia
CALDER - Edith Mildred
CAMERON - Joyce Mary (nee Clere)
CLERE - Cutchen & Florence Winifred & Frederick De Jersey & Frederick Temple & Mary (nee Goodbehere) & Montague de Jersey
CANNING - Hugh
CARTER - Mary Josephine & Harold Henry Victor & Merle & Rachel & Robert
CHITTICK - George & Jane (nee Whitaker)
CLARKE - Edith Margaret & Dorothy & James Roy Litten
CLEMENT - John & Lucy & Edith Margaret & Sarah Augusta
CLEVERLEY - Jessie & John Francie & Lance John
COLE - Lucy Ann & Selwyn Clifford
COLLETT - Elizabeth & James
CORBETT - Claude Henry Bertie & Emma Louise & Linda Kathrin
DARLING - Norma Marjorie & Olga & William
DAVEY - Ivy Made Marion & Thomas Harry Pringle & Ivy Maude Marion
DAVIES - Walter Ernest Detheridge & Ethel Maud
DeMUTH - Dorothy Edna & Maurice Joseph
DEATH - George & Mary Ann
DEER - James Alexander
DEGERHOLM - Bernard Langstone & Sylvia Elizabeth Ruckin
DEVEREUX - William Checkley
DODD - Thomas Herbert
DONALD - Kenneth James
DOUGLAS - Rita & William
DREWITT - John lloyd & Mabel Oceana
DRISCOLL - Ethel & Keith & Irene & Kathie & Timothy Joseph
EARLE - Edward
EDHOUSE - Peter Robert
EDWARDS - Mary Jolley
ELDER - Eileen
ERWOOD - Beatrice Charlotte & Edith Maude & Edward M. & Emily & Emma H.
EVANS - Rona & Terry
FOX - Helen & James & Lydia & John & Alfred & Alan Charles James & George William & Helen & Janet Mary & Vivienne Claire
FRANCIS - Michael Richard & Patricia
FUGE - Edward Lars & Florie E.M.
GADSBY - Lavinia Martha
GASKIN - Mathew
GOSSE - Leslie Samuel & Nina Mary
GREEN - Joe & Lucy A.
GREGORY - Sharon Kay
HAIGH - Jeffrey Nelson
HAIR - Barbara E.
HALL -Lily & Mima & Mima Siclair & Thomas
HANSELL - Arthur Lloyd & Betty & Mary Ellen
HARDIE - Ian Hamilton Dalrymple & Margaret Mariah & William Dalrymple & Eric Dalrymple
HARPER - Norman Andrew
HARRINGTON - Arthur James & Florence Clara & Lorna Annie & Noel Arthur & Walter George
HARRIS - A.H. & Abraham & Sophia & Annie & Mary & Mary & Sarah
HARRISON - Roy Herbert Winfred & Stuart William
HARVEY - John
HASTINGS - Ella May & Harold Maurice
HAYWARD - ? & Mary Ann
HEALE - Ngaie Theckla
HEDLEY - Ann & Leonard & Florence Emily May
HICKSON - Arthur & Gramey Irene
HIRST - Sidney & Mary
HODGSON - Henry & Jessie & John & Mary
HOLLIS - Marjorie Yvonne
HOLM - Grace Eileen & Mariner Tucker
HOOPER - Caroline Wadman & Henry Richard & John & Mary Jane & William Wadman & Eliza Jane & George & George Ian
HOPKINS - Hugh Phelps & Berys Dashwood
HOUSE - Ethel Mary
HUDSON - Emma & Ethel
HUGHEY - Mary
GALLAND - Katerina Mei
JOHNSTON - Edward George & Sarah Pipiriki
JOLLEY - Thomas
JOLLIE - Douglas William & Leola Valentine
JONES - Lloyd MacPherson & Victor MacPherson & Maru Seldon MacPherson & William Herbert
JUDD - Ann Elizabeth & James & James & Lila May
KELLS - Elizabeth Florence & George Robert & William George Harvey John & John William & Mavis Page
KEMPTHORNE - Arthur Selwyn & Marie
KENNEDY-GOOD - Sir John
KEYS - Joan
KILMINSTER - Harriett & William
KING - Emily White (nee Williams) & Norman & Reuben & Ruth & Mary Hannah (nee Wensley) & Therese
KITCHENER - Mabel & Frederick
KNIGHT - A.W. & M.E.
LARGE - James Richard & Sylvia Florence
LARKIN - Ellen Matilda
LAWSON - John Nicholas & Alice Constance
LERWILL - Albert Ernest
LINN - Jane
LIVERTON - George & John Longman & Mary Ann
MABEY - Elizabeth Annie & Grace & Job Charles * Rosie & George & Kob & Rachel
MARTIN - Linda Evelyn Frances
MATANGI - Manihera
McCLELLAN - Elsie Lillian & William John Mervyn
McFARLANE - Elsie Tui 7 Fergus Kenneth
McGREGOR - Claude & John C.
McILWRAITH - Frank Hamilton
McMILLAN - Joyce & Isabel
MEAGER - Elizabeth Eliza & Elizabeth M. & Ellen Ann & Henry
MILNE - Nancy
MITCHELL - Catherine & George James (1925) & George James (1929( & Grace Dora & Thomas
MORRIS - George W. & Keith & Paul Arthur & Ernest & Robert
MOYNIHAN - Audrey Marion & Keith Lewis & Barbara
O'BRIEN - Raymond John
O'CALLAGHAN - Dorothy Madge & John Alexander
OLSON - Maude Isabella
ORBELL - Kaja & Rev Waldron Hastings
PARKER - Richard & Harry Kellerway & Plevna
PARSONSON - Evelyn Cecelia
PATERSON - Agnes May
PEARSON - Elaine
PECK - Daniel & Elizabeth & Sanuel & Edith
PENNO - William Kells
PERCY - Adelaid Eliza Jane & Annie Maria & Arthur Welch & Charles & Frederick Richard & James Edward & Joseph & Lucy & Walter John & William Alfred
PHILP - Pauline Margaret
PIKE - Cecil Seldon & Elizabeth Seldon (nee Buck) & George Hale & Evelyn Seldon & Gordon Seldon & Julia Catherine & William Seldon
PILKINGTON - Ransay John
POAD - Carl Victor
POWELL - Mark & Norma Patricia
PROTHEROE - Margaret Louisa & Alexander George & Judith Margaret
RALPH - Jane & William
REES - Agnes Matilda & Cecil Walter & Charles Gilbert & Emily Grace & Stewart
REMNANT - Mary
RIDDICK - Donald Harry & Sharon Margaret
RIDDLER - Catherine & eva Gertrude & Mary & Maurice Stewart & Richard Samuel & Thomas jnr & Thomas snr & Elizabeth & Elizabeth Mary & Henry & William
RIDYARD - Mary Caroline
RITCHIE - Dorothy Hope & Robert Francis Deans
ROBINSON - John William
RONNING - M.A. & Mona Charlotte
ROUTLEY - Lilly May & Norman H.
ROY - Emily Kate & Richard Barton
RUSSELL - Esther
SAMPSON - Frederick James & Phyllis Sheila
SANDERS - Anne Elizabeth & Leonard William & Henry & Jane
SAUL - Joseph & May Ann
SAVAGE - Roy Edward & Maude
SEALY - Joseph William
SEARLE - Olive Mavis & Frank & Alfred & Edith Mary & Jack Kenneth & Leonard A.
SHERWIN - Beatrice Florence
SHOTLANDER - Alice Bertha & Harold
SIM - Hazel Dashwood & Wilfred Joseph
SINGER - Daisy Mildred & Reginald & Reginald John
SMITH - Maria & Samuel & Winiata
SMYTH - Sybil Mary
SPARGO - Hannah Rachel
SPOONER - John
STEVENSON - William Starr
STEWART - Robert Arnold & Ethel Gwendolen
STROMBOM - Bessie Monteith & Frederick Duncombe & Kathleen Grace & William Warren Duncombe
STUPPLES - Irene Martha & Phylis Hazel
SWANN - Sarah Ann
SWAYSLAND - Charles & Margaret
SYKES - Annie & George & George Robert & Isaac & Isaac & Janes
TEO CHONG LIAN - Chris 'Peter;
THOMPSON - Margaret Ann Isabel
TINSLEY - Charlotte & Naaomi Frances Patricia
TREMEWAN - Elizabeth & Thomas
TUCK - Charlotte & Robert Horace
TURNER - Cannon Clare Wilson
TUSTIN - Diana Raymond
VOYCE - Jocelyn Margaret
WAINWRIGHT - Frank & Katherine
WAITARA - Hanna
WARNES - Clarence Norman
WELCH - Arthur Wellesley & Annie & Kathleen & Ann Reid & William & Arabella & Ernest Arabella & William Read
WENTWORTH - Evelyn
WHITEWOOD - Rebecca Monteith & William Matson
WHITTINGTON - William
WILLSON - Janine
WILSON - Agnes Gertrude & Blanche Maude & Florence Cowland & Joyce Lewin
WINTER - Betty
WOOD - Edith Annie Charlotte & Robert James
WOODS - Janet Lesley
The CHRIST CHURCH Taita
Julia Maud La Prue was born about 1878 - whereabouts unknown.
- She married Charles Herbert AVERY in 1898
Do you know who her parents and children were?
I have 5 of her children but not verified at this time...
One of them, Violet Matilda Avery (b.1898) married a Walter Chaplin.
Where is George Avery buried?
? He was born 17 October 1852 in Taita, Lower Hutt
- a son of George AVERY & Charlotte TANDY
? He married Sarah SCRIMSHAW in 1876
? He farmed in Pahiatua for a number of years then moved to Kaponga, in Taranaki, where he owned the Commercial Hotel about 1900 - he was also a butcher there
? He and Sarah had 12 children
? In 1904 he moved to Hikutaia, near Thames
? He died 26 July 1907
If you read his profile here GEORGE AVERY you will see a newspaper article of how he was buried back on Kaponga...
Because I could not find his grave site I have been in contact with the Council in Kaponga and they told me he is not there !! nor are his two sons Alfred and Hugh although they are reported to have been buried there
... which does not mean they are not there
Because he was a very prominent business man in the town and was given a large farewell with expensive gifts it seemed to me that he should have some record, headstone etc - but no
I thought maybe the town of Kaponga just had a service for him in remembrance BUT the article names the pall bearers ...
* W. BARLEYMAN
* D. BRIGGS
* C. CROWLEY
* J. CROWLEY
* D. HENNISSEY
* T. MURPHY
His wife, Sarah, died 7 years later and she is buried in Omahu Cemetery in a double plot - the plot was "used" when she was interred but George is not with her there
- so it is not making any sense to me
Can you please help
GEORGE AVERY (1852-1907)