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William Nott GOODAY + Emma Harriett HANSON

William Nott GOODAY (1841-1923)
was born Essex, England to:
William GOODAY & Mary Ann NOTT (thanx to Braxted for that edit)
He was a Barrister & Solicitor

Emma Harriett HANSON (1854-1898)
Emma was born in Melbourne, 1 of 2 children to Becher Henry HANSON and Julia Dorothy WADDINGTON. Her parents were from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire and died in New Zealand
NOTES on Emma's mother, Julia Dorothy Hanson
The Argus (Melbourne), 1 January 1856 EDUCATIONAL - South Yarra - Belmont House - Mrs. Becher Hanson's School for Young Ladies will be Reopened January 7th. Vacancies for a few boarders and day pupils. English, French, Music, Drawing, and Dancing taught, and the greatest attention paid to the manners and deportment of the pupils. References allowed to the parents of pupils.
The Argus, 5 July 1856 ESSENDON - Mrs. BECHER HANSON having removed her school from South Yarra to Essendon, informs her friends and the public that the duties of the ensuing quarter will commence on Thursday, 10th July French, Music, and Singing taught on the most approved principles. Dancing by a competent master. Mrs. Hanson is also assisted by an accomplished resident governess, and every attention is paid to the health and comfort of pupils committed to her care. Terms moderate
the Argus, 14 February 1857 DIED - On the 10th inst., at Essendon, Martha Julia, the beloved child of Mrs Becher Hanson, aged nine months
The Argus, 1 August 1857 MRS. BECHER HANSON having taken the School at Moonee Ponds recently conducted by Miss Mathison, has Vacancies for a few BOARDERS. The situation affords every facility for the attendance
of Masters from town. Unexceptionable references given. Prospectuses forwarded upon application.
The Argus, 3 January 1859 MRS. BECHER HANSON, having removed to a more commodious residence, in the neighbourhood of Moonee Ponds, has VACANCIES in her establishment for four BOARDERS. References allowed to the parents of pupils. The best Professors in music, French, dancing, &c., attend the school. Prospectuses forwarded on application. The school re-opens January 11, 1859.


WILLIAM & EMMA married in Lawrence (gateway to the goldfields), 1871
Otago Daily Times, 11 November 1871 On the 9th November, 1871, at Trinity Church, Lawrence, by the Rev G. P. Beaumont, A.M., William Nott Gooday, Esq., Solicitor, to Emma Harriet, only daughter of B. H. Hanson, Esq.

WILLIAM & EMMA had 13 children:
... 1
1872 - 1951 George Percy Gooday

In 1892 George & his brother Ernest were rangers and rabbiters of the Gabriels commonage, Lawrence
Tuapeka Times, 17 November 1894 A pair of horses attached to a trap, driven and owned by Mr F. Bentley, hawker, took fright last evening at the top of the Blue Spur hill, at the junction of the Numros and Gabriels Gully roads and raced down the hill at a furious pace. After reaching the foot of the hill, the wheels came off the trap, and Mr Bentley was thrown to the ground, but beyond a few bruises he sustained no injury. The horses wrested the fore-carriage from the body of the vehicle and galloped off with it, but were stopped after they had gone a mile or so by Mr G. P. Gooday. The goods in the trap were scattered about the road, and the trap itself was considerably smashed, but the horses were uninjured
Tuapeka Times, 6 May 1896 An accident happened in Lawrence on Sunday afternoon to Mr G. P. Gooday, who had the misfortune to fall and dislocate his right shoulder, Dr Newell, who was sent for, reduced the dislocation, and Mr Gooday is now getting along as well as circumstances will permit
Otago Daily Times, 18 July 1899 GOLD DREDGING INDUSTRY Mr G. P. Gooday, is dredgemaster of the Empire No 1 dredge and has had a good deal of experience in that line
George married Katherine JOHNSTONE in 1904
their known children:
* 1905 - 1934 Keith Melville Gooday
Auckland Star, 22 February 1934 While working at the State Advances Department Office a few minutes before noon to-day Keith Melville Nott Gooday, aged 28, collapsed and died. Deceased was a single man and an old boy of the Hastings High School. He had been employed in the correspondence department of the State Advances Office for the past 10 years (buried Hastings)
* 1909 - 2004 Guy Graham Nott Gooday
* 1912 - 1975 Leslie Gooday
KATHERINE died 19 July 1928 aged 53
- she is buried Plot 537, Block D at Hastings cemetery
GEORGE died 30 October 1951 aged 79
- he is buried Plot 119, Block Q at Hastings cemetery


... 2
1873 - 1940 Ernest Gooday

In 1892 Ernest & his brother George were rangers and rabbiters of the Gabriels commonage
Ernest married Alice HOLMES (1878-1936) in 1903
Taranaki Herald, 30 March 1903 A very pretty wedding took place in St Luke's (C.E.), Bell Block, on Thursday, March 19th, when Mr Ernest Gooday and Miss Alice Holmes, daughter of Mr John Holmes, sen., were married. The Rev F. A. Bennett officiated. The church was nicely decorated, and was filled with a represntative congregation, whose presence bore testimony to the position the bride's family hold in the regard of the district. The bride looked charming, but the centre of interest were the little bridesmaids, Hilda Holes, sister of the bride, and Daisy Goodwin and Hilda and Dossie Spurdle from Inglewood, who each bore a little basket filled with seasonable flowers. Mr Fred Holmes was groomsman. The Choir and congregation sang Hymn 351, Miss Hoby presided at the organ. After the ceremony the bridal pair with many friends met at the invitation of the bride's parents in the Public Hall where the wedding breakfast was laid. The usual toasts having been honoured, Mr and Mrs Gooday left for Hawera
their known children:
* 1904 - 1960 Dorothy Freda Gooday (+William Stanley BROOKS in 1928)
* 1905 - Vera Gladys Gooday
* 1910 - 1983 Ernest Clifford Gooday
* 1912 - Daisy Marian Gooday
In 1914 the Patea Licensing Committee granted the transfer of the Alton Hotel from Harry Amon to Ernest
In 1920 he sold a House in Hawera to buy a house in New Plymouth


... 3
1875 - Alice May Gooday

In Dec 1886 Alice was in Standard III at Lawrence District High School and came 1st in Knitting
In Oct 1895 she was a 'servant' in Hawera, for Simon & Isabelle Simmons
Alice married Ernest John FOLLETT (1880-1937) in 1905
- Ernest was a son of John FOLLETT & Esther 'Etty' BRACELIN
their known children:
* 1908 - Mavis Thelma Follett
* 1912 - 1987 Kenneth Follett


... 4
1876 - 1876 Emily Ada Gooday

born 9 September 1876 in Lawrence
EMILY died 28 December 1876 aged 16 weeks
buried Plot 18, Block 1, Anglican section, Lawrence cemetery with sister Mabel


... 5
1878 - 1945 Gertrude Gooday

Tuapeka Times, 30 March 1878 GOODAY- At Lawrence, on Tuesday, 26th inst., the wife of mr W. N. Gooday, solicitor, of a daughter
In Dec 1886 Gertrude was in Standard I at Lawrence District High School and came 2nd in Sewing
Gertrude married Charles Joseph JOHNSTON (1872-1947) in 1900
their known children:
* 1901 - Gertrude Dorothy Johnston
* 1903 - Thomas Charles Johnston
* 1905 - 1930 Ernest William Johnston
* 1907 - 1908 Roxanne Amy Johnston
* 1911 - Lillian May Johnston
GERTRUDE died 15 Jan 1945 aged 66 & buried Settlers cemetery, Dannevirke
CHARLES died 26 August 1947 aged 75 and is buried with her


... 6
1881 - 1942 Florence Gooday

Florence married Thomas Nicholson 'Dodd' SAMPSON (1881-1969) in 1906
Thomas was 1 of 4 children of Andrew Eyre SAMPSON (1838-1916) & Mary Josephine MULLOY (1852-1950). He served in the Boer War:
* Surname: Sampson
* Reg No: 5122
* Given Names: Thomas Nicholson
* Rank: private
* Unit: North Island Regiment - A squadron
* Contingent: Eighth
* County/City: Wellington
* Occupation: Engineer
* Ship: surrey 1 February 1902
* Address: Tinakori road Wellington
* Next of Kin: Sampson, Mr Andrew Eyre
* Relationship to Soldier: father
* Next of Kin Address: same
their known children:
* 1907 - Ngaire Adelaide Sampson
Auckland Star, 16 July 1929 Five new companies, one public and four private, were registered in Auckland yesterday. Details are as follows:-
PRIVATE COMPANY - Sampson's Toilet Parlours Ltd., ladies' and gentlemens' hairdressers. Capital: 500 in 1 shares. Subscribers: Thomas Nicholson Sampson and Florence Sampson 249 shares each; Alfred Herman Gyllies 2 shares
Auckland Star, 2 September 1929
Sampson's Toilet Parlours, Ltd., to hearer. Debenture, 500, 7 per cent; charging undertaking and all property, including uncalled capital.
Sampson's Toilet Parlours, Ltd., with A. H. Gyllies (holder). Hypothecating agreement; depositing above debenture with holder to secure amounts due under holder's guarantee of bank account.
FLORENCE Sampson died in Auckland 21 Nov 1942 aged 61
- her ashes were scattered from Waikumete


... 7
1883 - 1960 Rose Gooday

Rose married William Harold MOON (1884-1965) in 1913
- William was born in New Plymouth to William Trenouth MOON & Mary Ann TUNBRIDGE


... 8
1885 - 1948 William Hanson Gooday

Evening Post, 8 December 1916 APPEAL BEFORE THE MILITARY BOARD
... William Hanson Gooday, in his appeal, stated that he had a crippled father (see Timeline Sep 1897), 74 years of age, to support. His ground of appeal was that of undue hardship. He said he was 31 years of age, single, and was a cook by occupation. One brother was at the war and another had been discharged from camp owing to unfitness. Appellant had enlisted, but was turned down. He gave his father 1 per week. (2013 equivalent of $126)
To Captain Walker: If he went into camp he would not give his father any less than was the case now. The appeal was dismissed
WILLIAM died 5 September 1948 aged 63 & was cremated at Karori


... 9
1887 - 1972 Charles Gooday

Charles served in WWI as Driver 5/550 with the Army Service Corps. 8th Reinforcements. He embarked from Wellington 13 Nov 1915 listing his next of kin as his sister Alice Follett of 9 Boston Terrace, Wellington (Te Aro Valley)
Charles married Judith Sarah (nee LEPPER, formerly HARRIS (1882-1948) in 1925
Judith was born in Wellington, a daughter of John Thomas LEPPER & Susannah Elizabeth 'Susan' HARVEY. She first married Henry Lenza Monty 'Len' Harris (1877-1918) of Greytown, on 23 Sep 1903 in Wellington. Henry was a son of James HARRIS & Mary Jane SHEWBRIDGE
- Judith is buried Plot 151 N, PUBLIC2 at Karori


... 10
1889 - 1951 Emma Harriet Gooday

Emma married Robert Heathcote FENTON (1882-1948) in 1910
Evening Post, 16 March 1910 FENTON-GOODAY - On the 12th March, at St James's Church, Adelaide-road, Robert Heathcote, youngest son of the late Robert Denton, of Canterbury, to Emma, youngest daughter of William Nott Gooday, of Finlay-terrace (Mt Cook, Wellington)
their known children:
* 1911 - Dulcie Emma Harriett Fenton


... 11
1891 - 1905 Alfred Lawrence Gooday

ALFRED died in Wellington 16 April 1905 aged 14
Evening Post, 17 April 1905 GOODAY - On the 16th April, at Wellington, Alfred Lawrence, younger son of W. N. Gooday, of 54 Hopper street (Mt Cook, Wellington), aged 14 years, after a long and painful illness
- he is buried Plot 31 V, CH ENG at Karori with her mother


... 12
1893 - 1893 Mabel Gooday

born 21 August 1893
MABEL died aged 4 days
she is buried Plot 18, Block 1, Anglican section with sister Emily


... 13
1895 - 1941 Albert Gooday

In Dec 1908 Albert was in Standard II at Mount Cook Boys school and received an attendance certificate
In Dec 1909 he was in First Class and received an attendance certificate
In 1914 he was fined 7s for failing to attend military parades with the Teritorials
In 1915 he was a Draper in Wellington City when called as a recruit
In 1917 he was charged with obstructing police in their duty
In 1920 he was fined 5s, cost 7s for cycling on the footpath
In 1922 he was charged in Wellington for breaking and entering, along with George Alfred Christie, & they were sentenced to 6 months gaol
ALBERT died 14 October 1941 aged 46
Evening Post, 15 October 1941 GOODAY - The Friends of the late Albert Gooday, of 245 Willis Street and Members of the Waterside Workers Union are invited to attend his Funeral, which will leave the Chapel of E. Morris, jun., Ltd., 25 Kent Terrace, To-morrow (Thursday), October 16, 1941, at the conclusion of service which will commence at 9.30 a.m., for the Cemetery, Karori.
- he is buried Plot 209 E, PUBLIC3 at Karori


TIMELINE
Otago Daily Times, 22 March 1872 BANKRUPTCY ACT NOTICE
DEED OF TRUST. William Nott Gooday, barrister and solicitor, Lawrence. Filed, March 20th

Tuapeka Times, 29 April 1876 Mrs HANSON'S CONCERT
NOTE Emma's mother, Julia Hanson, was a piano teacher in Lawrence
Emma sang at many events in the town over the years. See details here of the concert held in the Town Hall in April 1876
* Mrs Gooday and Mrs Needham sang a duet "Flow on, thou shining river"
* Mrs Gooday "Little Sunbeam"
* Mrs Gooday and Mr Towsey sang a duet "I've wandered in dreams"

Tuapeka Times, 19 September 1877 BOROUGH OF LAWRENCE
I, William Nott Gooday, Returning Officer for the Borough of Lawrence, do hereby give notice that the following candidates have this day been duly nominated to fill the Offices of Councillors for the West Ward of the said Borough, viz. -
HAYES, William
MONAGHAN, Michael
WILLIAMS, Richard
AND to fill the Offices of Councillors for the Middle Ward, viz. -
BASTINGS, Horace
HARROP, Jonas
JEFFERY, George
And that as the number of Candidates exceeds the number of Offices to be filled (namely two) at this Election, a Poll will be taken between the hours of nine o'clock in the foremoon and six o'clock in the afternoon on Monday, the 24th day of September, 1877.
The Polling Booth will be situate at the Ovens Store, occupied by Mr Joseph Williams, at the corner of Beaumont Road and Kilmarnock-street, within the said Borough; and the Poll will be declared in front of the Town Hall, in the said Borough, on the 24th day of September 1877, as soon as conveniently may be after the close of the Poll.
Dated this 17th day of September 1877, WM. NOTT GOODAY, Returning Officer

Evening Post, 12 April 1878
A destructive fire broke out at Monaghan's boot and shoe establishment shortly after 12 this morning. The alarm was given almost instantly but before anything could be done the building was destroyed. Gooday's office adjoining was also destroyed. Gooday's losses are heavy, he not having a penny insurance on the property. There is likely to be an inquest at an early date

Clutha Leader, 4 November 1881
Mr W. N. Cooday, solicitor, late of Lawrence, has removed to Tapanui, and Me E. J. Chambers, recent Tapanui lawyer, has departed for Melbourne

Tuapeka Times, 8 September 1894
Mr John Thompson reports having sold on account of Mr W. N. Gooday his freehold property (214 acres) in Block XIX, Tuapeka East, to Mr Alex Campbell for 500 (2013 equivalent of $91,800)

Evening Post, 14 September 1897
Sufficient money has been collected by Mesdames O'Dea and Saxby to procure an artificial leg for Mr Gooday, who had his leg amputated at the Hospital lately. Mr Packer has the order well in hand. The above-named ladies wish to acknowledge the receipt of 10 12s 6d from the officers of the Land Tax and Advances to Settlers Departments, Government Buildings, for the benefit of Mrs Gooday and family

Evening Post, 9 May 1923 SERIOUS CHARGE AGAINST AN OLD MAN
Described by the Crown Prosecutor (Mr P. S. K. Macassey) as a retired solicitor now living at Petone on an old-age pension, William Nott Gooday, almost 80 years of age ...


Emma Harriett Gooday died 17 Nov 1898 aged 44
Tuapeka Times, 23 November 1898 GOODAY - On the 17th November, 1898, at the Wellington Hospital, Emma Harriett, the beloved wife of William Nott Gooday, late of Lawrence, Otago; aged 44 years. Deeply regretted by her family
- she is buried Plot 31 V, CH ENG at Karori cemetery
William Nott Gooday died 2 December 1923 aged 81
Evening Post, 3 December 1923 GOODAY - On the 2nd December, 1923, at his son's residence, St George's road, Hastings, William Nott Gooday; aged 80 years
- he is buried Plot 71, Block M at Havelock North


PHOTO
HEADSTONE at Havelock North
for William Nott Gooday


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WOODVILLE's Historic Gorge Cemetery CONDUCTED TOUR

thanks to barbidoll who sent me a notice today about the upcoming Old Gorge cemetery tour being held this Sunday.
Thanks for keeping us in the loop about these events in the Manawatu Barb

WOODVILLE's Historic Gorge Cemetery CONDUCTED TOUR
visiting the graves and hearing the stories of early settlers and their families, is on this Sunday 29 December 2013 from 2:30pm 4:00pm, rain or shine, and will visit some 28 plots including the graves of one of the early settler families of Woodville Mr. William Elliott and his wife who was reported as being the 4th white woman to reside in Woodville

HISTORIC GORGE CEMETERY
is located at the western entrance to Woodville near the Manawatu Gorge.
This historic cemetery features graves of pioneers, notable personalities and early settlers of Woodville. Tour guides will tell you stories of the lives and tragedies of some of these early residents.

MAP for Old Gorge Cemetery
Napier Road, Woodville (State Highway 3, Woodville end of the Gorge)


* MEET AT THE UPPER GATE
* Further Info at Telephone: 376 5089 or 376 4472

see also:
* Residents of OLD GORGE CEMETERY Woodville
* Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville on Find A Grave
* Descendants of WILLIAM ELLIOTT
* Searchable Cemetery Database
for the following cemeteries in the area:
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


PHOTO
Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville
is situated 152km from Napier 165km from Wellington on the main line of railway and is 3 miles distant from the Manawatu Gorge. It was formerly a part of the Seventy-mile Bush, but is now a prosperous dairying settlement, with thriving industries established. Woodville is also an important central railway junction as it connects the East and West Coast railroads. The country south of Woodville is flat for some miles, but on all other sides the hills rise close to the town.


s.s. GOTHIC - London to New Zealand 1907

Auckland Star, 24 December 1906 NOTES FROM LONDON
The Shaw-Savill steamer Gothic, which has been completely overhauled and renovated since the recent fire in her interior, left London to-day (16 November) for New Zealand, via South Africa and Hobart; due about 1st January

Evening Post, 27 December 1906 GOTHIC AT HOBART
Cable advice received by the local agents of the Shaw-Savill Company states that the Gothic from London and Capetown, arrived at Hobart at 9 o'clock this morning. The vessel is expected to reach Wellington on Tuesday morning. She will sail at seven in the morning for Wellington. She has twenty passengers for Australia and three hundred for New Zealand

Evening Post, 31 December 1906 DUE AT WELLINGTON
The Shaw-Savill steamer Gothic, from London via Capetown and Hobart, passed Farewell Spit at 12.25 p.m. this afternoon, The vessel is due here about 7.15 to-night

Star, 1 January 1907 ARRIVED IN WELLINGTON
WELLINGTON, arrived, 10.15 p.m., 31st January, the s.s Gothic from London
The Shaw Savill liner Gothic, from London, via Capetown and Hobart, arrived at Wellington on Monday night. Captain BARTLETT, who was in command of the Gothic on her last visit to New Zealand, has been succeeded by Captain W. Finch, R.N.R., late of the San Francisco-Japan liner Doric, and with him are the following officers:-
CHIEF - Mr W. LOBEZ (late of the Doric)
FIRST - Mr G. MORGAN (late of the Corinthic)
SECOND - Mr J. A. HOLLAND
THIRD - Mr S. E. STUBBS
FOURTH - Mr T. RICHARDSON
PURSER - Mr A. Percy TAYLOR (late of the North Atlantic line)
SURGEON - Dr W. G. ROBERTSON
The Gothic has 6000 tons of general cargo to discharge at Wellington and should arrive at Lyttelton during next week.

Evening Post, 8 January 1907 ARRIVED IN LYTTELTON
Arrived - Gothic, 7.45 a.m. from Wellington. It is understood that on completing discharge of her London cargo, will lay up at Lyttelton for a few weeks.

The Shaw-Savill steamer Gothic, due from London about 1st January, is bringing a total of 281 passengers, 58 being first-class and 223 third class. The largest booking are for Wellington 71, Auckland 59, and Lyttelton 47. The following passengers for New Zealand ports:-
Mr W. ANDERSON (for Auckland)
Mrs C. E. ANDERSON
Miss ANDERSON
Miss R. ANDERSON

Mr E. ANDREWS (for Lyttelton)
Mrs ANDREWS
Mr W. ANDREWS
Mr W. ANDREWS
Miss A. ANDREWS

Miss L. BARKER or BACHER (for Auckland)

Mr S. W. BUCK (for Auckland)
Miss BUCK
* Mr S. W. Buck and daughter, Miss F. Buck, of Ponsonby, arrived in Wellington by the s.s. Gothc on Monday, from London, and leave for Auckland, via East Coast, per s.s. Waikare on Sunday next.
- Sydney William BUCK (1854-1927) married Grace McKENZIE (1858-1950) in 1880 and had 5 children (4 daughters). Frances Harriett Buck (1885-1951) was their 3rd born and she married William Henry Anderson in 1917

Mr H. H. CHERITON (for Lyttelton)
* Henry Hopping Cheriton

Mr H. M. DALSON probably DALSTON(for Auckland)
* Norman Howard Maxwell Dalston who married fellow passenger (& cousin), Marguerite Maxwell Mason later that year - see Social Notes below
He served as Captain with the Medical Corps WWI at the NZ Military Hospital, Walton, England and was awarded MBE, SSW (Brought to the Notice of the Secretary of State for War)

Mr H. DAVIES (for Auckland)

Mr A. G. DOLDEN (for Wellington)

Mr & Mrs H. EDWARDS (for Oamaru)

Mr G. L. A. FIELD (for Hobart)

Mr F. P. GARNETT (for Auckland)

Miss GERSE (for Wellington)
* Mrs Luxford and Miss Gerse, of Sedgbrook, who have been on a visit to the Old Country and the Continent, returned home this week after a most enjoyable trip.

Mr & Mrs J. GRESHAM and 2 son (for Oamaru)

Dr. T. O. & Mrs GUTHRIE (for Lyttelton)
Miss GUTHRIE
* Dr T. O. Guthrie, a retired surgeon at one time in practice in Christchurch, and Mrs and Miss Guthrie returned after a trip to England

Mr M. HOLLINS (for New Plymouth)
Miss K. HOLLINS

Sergt-Major & Mrs JONES (for Wellington)
* Staff Sergeant-Major Jones, the newly appointed infantry instructor for this portion of the district will arrive in Nelson this morning to commence his duties. Sergt Major Jones went to England a few months back on account of ill health, but returned to Wellington by the Gothic on New Year's Day.

Miss A. KERR (for Lyttelton)

Mr A. KUCH (for Wellington)

Mr & Mrs J. W. LAMBERT and son (for Auckland)
* Among the passenger will be one of the survivors of the ill-fated ship 'Pitcairn Island' namely, Mr. C. Lambert. His comrade, W. W. Waddilove, has been sent back to the colony by the s.s. Oswestry Grange which sailed from Liverpool this week

Mr C. LINDSAY (for Bluff)
Mr R. LINDSAY

Mr & Mrs W. R. LUNN (for Auckland)

Mrs LUXFORD and son (for Wanganui)
* Mrs Luxford and Miss Gerse, of Sedgbrook, who have been on a visit to the Old Country and the Continent, returned home this week after a most enjoyable trip.

Miss M. M. MASON (for Wellington)
* Marguerite Maxwell Mason who married her fellow passenger (and cousin) later that year, Norman Howard Maxwell Dalston - see Social Notes below

Mr J. & Mrs MASTERS and 2 sons

Miss N. METCALFE (for Auckland)

Rev C. A. MOUNT (for Nelson)
* The Rev. C. A. Mount, of Vancouver, who in touring the world for the benefit of his heart, was a passenger from London by the Gothic

Mr F. E. PEARCE (for Hobart)

Mrs K. PEERS (for Wellington)

Mr and Mrs W. H. PRATT (for Lyttelton)

Mr A. M. RAMSAY (for Lyttelton)

Mr & Mrs W. T. SCOTT (for Port Chalmers)

Mr J. S. SIM (for Lyttelton)

Mr L. E. STRONG (for Bluff)

Miss J. TAYLOR (for Auckland)

Mr TOLLEY (for Lyttelton)

Miss A. W. WHITELAW or WHITLAW (for Auckland)
* Among the saloon passengers in the Gothic the name of Miss A. Whitelaw, M.A., will be noticed. She is on her way to Auckland to enter upon her new scholastic duties. The new headmistress of the Auckland Girls' High School, joined the vessel at Plymouth. She had a great send-off from Wycombe Abbey School, on the staff of which she has been for the past eight years as chief mathematical mistress and house tutor. The headmistress, in her address on Speech Day at Wycombe Abbey, referred to Miss Whitelaw's departure in the following terms: "Sorry as we shall be to lose Miss Whitelaw from this country, we cannot but congratulate her on finding work among her own friends and her own people. I am quite sure it will not be long before we shall hear from the other side of the world how much Miss Whitelaw is appreciated in Auckland." The new headmistress has been the recipient of a great many presents on the occasion of her departure from the country.

Mrs Amy Susanne WOOD (for Wellington)
- Amy Susanne nee Shortt married Reginald Henry Wood in 1904
* Mr W. F. Shortt, of Muritai, received a cable message this morning from his daughter, Mrs R. H. Wood, stating that she arrived at Capetown by the Gothic yesterday (9 Dec 1906) en route to New Zealand. Mrs Wood's husband was chief engineer of H. M. S. Lizard at the time of his marriage, and he is now attached to the Minerva, of the Mediterranean fleet. Mrs Wood will remain in the colony for two years.
* Mrs R. H. Wood, only daughter of Mr W. F. Shortt, arrived from Engalnd on a visit to her father. Her husband, Engineer-Lieutenant Wood, is now with H.M.S. Minerva at Crete.

Mr & Mrs F. J. WRIGLEY (for Auckland)
- Mr and Mrs Wrigley, of Hawera, are returning to the colony by the Gothic. They have had a six months' holiday travelling about the British Isles and on the Continent.

and 226 third-class passengers, including the following for Wellington:-
Misses:
N. BRIDGE
CLAPPERTON (4)
DALE
C. DOUN
L. DRESSER
M. J. KEITH
KILBY (2)
LANDERS (3)
E. ROGERS
ROSS
C. SCOTT
M. A. SHERIDAN
SHEWAN
E. WAINWRIGHT
Mesdames
CLAPPERTON
DALE
E. DEWS
A. KILBY
LANDERS
ROSS
SHEWAN
SIMS
WOOD
Messrs
W. ANGUS
H. P. BARGH
H. J. BYFORD
J. E. CLAPPERTON
G. CLAPPERTON
A. DALE
G. FERGUSON
R. GOODALL
E. A. HAMMOND
B. HOLROYD
G. KEITH
C. KIRK
J. LUKE
C. LAMBERT
A. P. LAUNDERS
J. McKEON
A. E. PARKER
H. PRITCHARD
G. ROSS
A. ROSS
W. L. SIMS
R. J. STARK
H. TIDY
H. THOMSON
WOOD (2)
Masters
CHIPPERTON (4)
DALE
ROSS
SEWAN
WOOD

Wellington, January 7 1907 Social Notes
Everyone is too limp to plan entertainments and what amusements there are are only public ones. The Gothic arrived on New Year's Eve, and those who got their first view of New Zealand that evening must have been much impressed. A great yellow harvest moon rose over dim blue hills and the harbor was a sheet of silver, with long golden reflections. The sky was cloudless, and the air was still, and the city with its clustered glow worm lights must have looked beautiful from the big ship's deck. By it arrived, with her uncle Mr Watson, a London solicitor, Miss MASON (Marguerite Maxwell Mason), whose marriage to her cousin Mr Norman DALSTON (Norman Howard Maxwell Dalston), of the New Zealand Times, take place this week. Another passenger was Miss Whitlaw, sister of Mrs J. D. Gray of Wellington, who returned to Auckland, her native city, as Lady Principal of a new college there. Miss Whitlaw studied at Girton, and was a distinguished teacher at Wycombe Abbey College.

NOTES re the arrival of the GOTHIC
* It is understood that Captain W. Finch, formerly of the Atlantic trade, is now in command of the Shaw Savill steamer Gothic

* A number of improvements have been effected in the Shaw Savill steamer Gothic, which arrived from London on Monday evening on her first trip since the disastrous fire which damaged the vessel on her last voyage from New Zealand. The alterations in the passenger accommodation, which were described some time ago, have made a considerable difference in the internal arrangements of the steamer which should now prove more attractive than ever to the travelling public. The vessel brings a total of 301 passengers for New Zealand, 244 being in the third class.

* A third-class passenger by the Gothic from England gave birth to twin daughters during the voyage to Wellington.

* During the voyage a third-class passenger named D. Rodman, booked for Oamaru, died of typhoid fever on Christmas Day. The deceased had been ill for two weeks.

* When the Gothic leaves London she will carry a large party of domestic servants bound for New Zealand, There are between 30 and 40 of them drawn from various parts of the United Kingdom about half of the number being sent out under the auspices of the British Women's Emigration Society. The whole party are receiving the benefit of the reduced fares obtained under the New Zealand Government's immigration scheme - a concession which carries with it the proviso that each assisted immigrant must be approved and passed by the High Commissioner's Department before being allowed to sail. In the 12 months, from June of this year to June of next year, Mr Reeves hopes to send out 250 suitable girls. Though a few domestic servants have been going out to New Zealand a few at a time for some little while past, the present batch is by far the largest which has been despatched. It is hoped that suitable arrangements will be made by the Labour Department for meeting the party on arrival at Wellington, and safeguarding the interests of the girls in their search for employment. Considering the perennial scarcity of domestic servants, there should be no difficulty about finding suitable situations.

* Some dissatisfied Hawke's Bay housewives have been so distressed over their inability to obtain 'helps' that they got in touch with the British Women's Immigration Association and through its agency and the energy of Miss Black, some fifteen young women arrived in Wellington and went on to Hawke's Bay this morning. These girls all come to New Zealand under engagement, and belong principally to the country districts of England, Ireland and Scotland. These girls could be distinguished amongst the swarm of passengers by little knots of purple ribbon worn on the breast, the insignia of the Women's Immigration Associaiton. Altogether there were twenty-seven servant girls on board, 15 for Napier, 6 for Wellington, 2 for Greymouth and 1 each for Auckland, New Plymouth, Lyttelton and Port Chalmers.

* Of the 21 farm labourers who arrived, three are for Auckland, three for Wellington, five for New Plymouth, six for Lyttelton, two for Greymouth, one for Timaru, and one for Port Chalmers.

* A unique ornament is expected to arrive to-morrow by the Gothic in the form of a "bubble fountain" for the Exhibition. It will be worked by gas pressure, and will send up ten thousand bubbles every minute. There is only one other similar fountain in the world. The general manager arranged, through the High Commissioner, to have this one especially for the Exhibition.

* A replica of the sweated industries exhibit prepared by the Daily Mail, and which caused such a stir at Home, has been secured by the High Commissioner (Mr W. P. Reeves) for exhibition in the colony. Advices have been received by the Labour Department that the exhibit will arrive by the Gothic on 1st January. The collection will give a good idea of the great variety of articles manufactured by the sweated labour of women and children. The collection might well be labelled "From Darkest England". It comes from such depths of poverty and misery as only those who know can realise. The proposal is that the articles made by sweated and alien labour shall be exhibited at Christchurch and New Zealand-made articles of the same kind will be shown alongside for purposes of comparison. The exhibit promises to be most interesting and will doubtless attract as much attention in the colony as the original did at Home.

* FOXTON - A pipe organ for All Saints' Church, Foxton, was brought out by the Gothic. Arrangements are being made with a New Zealand expert to erect the instrument. It is hoped that the formal 'opening' may take place about the end of January or early in February.

* GISBORNE - Advice has been received that the material for the new telephone exchange, together with switchboards for the installation of a new system, has arrived in Wellington by the s.s. Gothic. The material is expected to arrive in the course of a few days.

* MASTERTON - Messrs G. Hyde and Co., furnishers and importers, Queen-street, request the public to inspect their window display of bedsteads. They have just unpacked a large parcel per the steamer Gothic and the public are sure of a good deal and value for their money if they make their puchases at this up-to-date shop.

* RESCUE WORK IN MINES, LIFE-SAVING APPARATUS
In August last, at the instance of the Inspector of Mines at Dunedin, the Minister of Mines wrote to the High Commissioner in London (the Hon W. P. Reeves), asking him to institute inquiries in Great Britain and on the Continent as to the most efficient life-saving appliances on the market for rescue work in mines, in view of the recent disaster at the Kaitangata mine through foul air. The reply of the High Commissioner to the communication of the Minister makes interesting reading to those concerned in mining operations. Under date November 3 the High Commissioner states that inquiries were made of the Home Office, with a view to eliciting information possessed by that Department, and it was ascertained that the whole matter was now under investigation by the Royal Commission on mines recently appointed for that purpose. The High Commissioner place himself in communication with Messrs Poebe, Gorman and Co., Wallace Bros., Mr R. Cremer, and Mr R. Jacobsen, who were severally asked if they were willing to lend specimens of the appliances for exhibition at Christchurch in the Model Colliery Court. This they all signified their willingness to do if the Government would pay the cost of the transmission to and from the Exhibition, and insurance out and home, and whilst at the Exhibition, as the cost of these appliances is considerable. The High Commissioner accepted the stipulation and the appliances are now on their way to New Zealand by the steamers Ruapehu and Gothic, due here on December 19 and January 1 respectively. The High Commissioner further stated that the above firms were informed that it is possible that the Government may purchase some of the appliances for trial in the New Zealand mines.

NOTES re the return to England of the GOTHIC
The Gothic will leave Wellington for London, via Monte Video, Rio de Janeiro and Teneriffe on February 28 1907 at 10 a.m. Due in London on the 12th April.
(After delays the Gothic sailed from Wellington 6.10 a.m. 2 March 1907 with about 130 passengers)

* There has been more farewelling over the departure of the Gothic. By it went Mrs Fred. Riddiford, her son and two daughters, who, with Mr and Mrs Will BUNNY, have been staying with Mrs Edward Riddiford at the Hutt for the ten days before they sailed. Mrs Riddiford and her family will probably be away three years. Mr and Mrs C. Y. FELL and their two daughters, Mrs F. O'B. LOUGHMAN, and Mr R. R. ABRAHAM were also passengers. Mrs Riddiford's picturesque new house in Hill-street has been taken by Captain Stewart, of the Pateena.

* Mrs WEST and her three daughters left yesterday by the Gothic for England. Mr and Mrs LITTLEJOHN and their two daughters (Annie and Beatrice) were also passengers by the same boat.

* All the second-class accommodation (there is no first) on the White Star liner Gothic (to sail on the 28th inst.) has been taken up. Among the passengers booked for London by this liner are Dr and Mrs Earl of Wanganui and Mr W. E. A. Slack (the well-known breeder of stud stock) of Palmerston North.

* The Rev William Gray Dixon (1854-1928), of Auckland, will leave for London by the steamer Gothic at the end of February with Mrs Gray Dixon, on a visit to the Old Country. Mr Gray Dixon, who has now been out in Australasia for some 22 years, is going Home to renew acquaintance with old friends and places and expects to be absent from the colony for about seven to nine months. It is possible that the Rev T. Goldie, M.A., of Mountain Cross, Peebleshire, Scotland, will act as locum tenens during his absence. Mr and Mrs Dixon are leaving Onehunga by the Rotoiti on Monday next to join the Gothic in Wellington

* Dr Earle of Wanganui, intends leaving for London by the Shaw-Savill steamer Gothic. He will be accompanied by Mrs Earle.

* By the Gothic leave Mrs Fred. Riddiford and her family, Miss Krull of Wanganui and Mr and Mrs Frank Loughman and Miss Richmond.

* The Hon. Captain Baillie and Mrs Baillie are intending to leave tonight from Picton to Wellington en route for England, Captain Baillie's health has not been very satisfactory of late, and his many friends hope that the voyage will do him good. Mr and Mrs John DEEBLE go Home by the same boat. Mr and Mrs Deeble have taken return tickets and expect to be away for a year. Mrs Deeble intends to keep her Picton friends posted up in regard to her doings in the Old Country.

* Mr W. S. GEORGE, son of Mr George of Messrs George and Kersley, will leave for London in the Gothic at the beginning of the year
- George and Kersley Ltds (William Henry Harrison George & Henry Waltor Kersley) Wellington store the Economic (established 1894) appears to have been the first to parade their Santa. In 1905 they invited local boys and girls to come and see Mother and Father Christmas arrive at the railway station. The following year the pair stopped off in the Hutt Valley and Petone en route to the store in Lambton Quay,

* Mr Leslie CHRISTIE, of Wanganui, son of Mr H. F. Christie, sails for London in the Gothic on Thursday. He is going to study medicine at the Edinburgh University
- Allan 'Leslie' Christie (1887-1918) was born in Patea, a son of Henry Flockhart CHRISTIE (1841-1924) & Henrietta Alice BUSH (1855-1940). He served in WWI as Captain 3/2915 with the Medical Corp. His next of kin was listed as his brother Henry Howard Christie of No. 1 N.Z. General Hospital, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. Leslie returned to NZ and received an appointment at Featherston Camp. He caught influenza there during the Flu Pandemic and died 9 Nov 1918 aged 31. He is buried in Wanganui.

* Mrs F. O'B. & Mr C. A. and Miss Marjorie LOUGHMAN and Miss E. A. HUGHES have booked for the Gothic leaving Wellington 28th February

* Mr and Mrs COLEGROVE and family left by the Rotoiti yesterday to join the Gothic at Wellington

* Mr B. J. FINUCANE of Wellington will leave on a trip to England by the Gothic. He was the recipient of gifts from his fellow employees of Messrs Whitcombe and Tombs and the members of the City Football (Australian) Club, of which he was a vice-president.
- Benjamin James Finucane (1872-1932), popularly known as 'Captain' or 'Cap' was a Printer/Compositor in Wellington. He was a member of St Pat's College first fifteen where he had received most of his education (he was in the Third Class of the Marist Brothers School in 1879). He was the Captain of the Our Boys Football Club in 1890 when they applied for admission into the Rugby Union. After becoming too old to play rugby he took up refereeing and was President of the Referee's Association and of the Working Men's Club. He and his wife Marie/Minna {?} had a son in Wellington, Albert 'Cecil' Finucane (1900-1967). On 1 Aug 1908 they had a son born at Breite Strasse, Stettin, Germany. He died 6 August 1932 aged 60 and is buried Plot 286W, ROM CATH at Karori

* Mr J. FAKE, who has been in the colony for 30 years, fifteen of which have been spent in the Hawera district, is leaving by the Gothic for a trip to the Old Country. The projected visit to extend over twelve months. Mr Fake will be accompanied by his wife. Mr A. J. Fake is to take over his father's business as from the 22nd inst.

* Messrs W. E. A. SLACK and R. P, ABRAHAM of Palmerston North, F. MARSHALL of Feilding and T. ELLERY of Rongotea have booked by the Gothic leaving Wellington on 28th inst.

* Among the passengers on the steamer Gothic, which left Wellington this morning for London were a number of Wanganui-ites including Misses C. ANDERSON, M. KRULL, Mesdames A. BABBAGE, R. C. EARLE, E. MONTGOMERIE, Mr A. L. CHRISTIE and Dr R. C. EARLE

* the s.s. Gothic shipped the following cargo
from Lyttelton
- for London:
9801 carcases of mutton
32,616 carcases of lamb
2031 bales wool
207 casks pelts
270 casks tallow
239 sacks peas
51 casks and kegs casings
31 bales leather
544 boxes butter
1100 boxes kidneys
40 boxes sweetbreads
200 casks premier justice
23 bales skins
6 pkgs sundries
- for Rio:
75 carcases mutton
5 crates hares
1 crate rabbits
- for Monte Video:
40 sacks seed
from Wellington
192 casks tallow
825 bales hemp
1754 bales wool and skins
6416 boxes of butter
1997 crates of cheese
694 cases boned beef
6745 carcases ,utton
6705 carcases land and legs
146 boxes kidneys
182 bags shoulders mutton
38 cases tinned mutton
3 bags legs of mutton
from Patea:
3484 boxes butter
2250 cases cheese
from New Plymouth:
10,526 boxes of butter
1098 cases of cheese
from Dunedin:
40 packages of grass-seed, 4 bags stock food and 2 live sheep for Monte Video & for London 20 boxes butter
from Oamaru:
420 boxes butter for London
from Bluff:
40 boxes butter for London
from Auckland:
3304 boxes butter
90 cases cheese
3 cases furniture
4 boxes gold
An overall total of 24,676 boxes of butter (against 40,000 boxes which were shipped at the same time last year) and 5434 boxes of cheese
The 'Ionic' is bringing 989 cases of apples from Hobart for transhipment to Rio
32 cases of cheese manufactured by the cool cure process under the supervision of Messrs Singleton and Grant, of the Dairying Department, were despatched from the Dalefield factory for shipment by the Gothic. The High Commissioner has been instructed to keep his eye on the consignment and mark its reception in the London market.

death of ANNIE HUNTER 1839-1906

Bush Advocate (Dannevirke), 6 July 1906
DEATH of Mrs ANNIE HUNTER, Senior
(aged 67)

...It is with deep regret we are called upon to record the death of Mrs W. H. Hunter (William Henry), of this town, which occurred at her residence this morning, after a brief illness, the cause of death being heart failure, resulting from an attack of pleurisy.

...The late Mrs Hunter was born in the Isle of Wight in 1839, and two years later arrived in the colony with her father, Mr Thomas Guthrie (1814-1876), in the ship 'Adelaide'
Annie was 4 months old when they emigrated.
The Adelaide left London 18 Sep 1839, arriving in Wellington 7 March 1840


Mr Guthrie having taken up a large block of land at Castlepoint, the subject of this notice was sent to a school in Wellington, where she remained for a number of years, and then joined her parents at Castlepoint.

In 1860 Miss Guthrie was married to Mr William Henry Hunter (1831-1876), brother of the late Mr George Hunter (1821-1880), the well-known merchant, of Wellington. The young couple then took up a run at Porangahau. Here Mrs Hunter remained till 1891 (her husband having died in 1876), when she changed her residence to Dannevirke, where she lived till the date of her death. In the days of her early married life the late Mrs Hunter had to take her full share of all the hardships and dangers incidental to life in the back country, the difficulties of which were greatly increased by the disturbed state of the natives.

Mrs Hunter is survived by four sons:-
W. G. Hunter (William George 1863-1942)
T. H. Hunter (Thomas Henry 1864-)
R. J. Hunter (Robert James 1866-1908)
H. G. Hunter (Harold Graham Hunter 1874-1930)
and two daughters:-
Mrs Campbell Thomson (Helen 1869-1908)
Mrs Ronald Norman Blakiston (Annie Constance 1871-1955)

...The late Mrs Hunter was of a very active disposition, and gave up much time to furthering the Hospital project, which always had her warmest support. She always took a keen interest in volunteering matters, and was prepared to give her assistance to any work with a charitable object.
Her death will be sadly mourned by many residents in Hawkes Bay.
...Mrs Whishaw, of Featherston, a sister of the deceased (Catherine Elizabeth Guthrie), is the only surviving member of Mr Guthrie's family.
...The interment will take place on Sunday afternoon, at 2.30
As a mark of respect to the memory of the late Mrs Hunter, Pastor Ries, as chairman of the Hospital Trustees, asked that the proceedings at the Hospital Fancy Fair be suspended for half an hour this afternoon. In doing so he said that they were all exceedingly sorry to hear of Mrs Hunter's death, as that lady was not only an old and respected resident of the district, but was ever ready to assist in movements such as they were now engaged in. In fact she had been working most assiduously for the bazaar prior to her illness, and as a tribute to her memory he moved that the proceedings of the bazaar be suspended for half an hour.
...This, on being seconded, was agreed to, and the doors were accordingly closed

ANNIE HUNTER is buried Grave, 66, Block G at Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke


NOTES of interest
* Annie's sister Catherine Elizabeth Guthrie, who married John Henley Whishaw in 1873, had a daughter Ethel Anne Whishaw (1878-1967), who married Charles Douglas Blakiston (1868-1950), a son of Annie's daughter Annie Constance Hunter!
(therefore, Annie's niece married Annie's grandson)

* Annie's daughter, Anne Constance & husband Reginald Norman Blakiston (a Solicitor), had a son, Sir Arthur 'Norman' Hunter Blakiston (1899-1977), a Barrister & Solicitor who succeeded to the 8th Baronet Blakiston of London on 31 Jan 1974 (HIS oldest son is Sir Ferguson Arthur James Blakiston (1963-)
* the 1st Blakiston Baronet was Sir Matthew Blakiston (1702-1774), Lord Mayor of London

* Annie's husband, William Henry Hunter & his brother George Hunter were sons of George Hunter (1788-1843), the first Mayor of Wellington (in fact the first Mayor of New Zealand). A nephew of William's, (son of brother George), became
Sir George Hunter (1859-1930)

* William Marshall (1816-1906), Teacher & Clergyman, was the first schoolmaster in Hawkes Bay. In 1853 he left for Thomas Guthrie's station at Castlepoint, Wairarapa, to teach the Guthrie children.

* William & Annie had 7 children. A son, Arthur Clement Hunter, died aged 18
Poverty Bay Herald, 2 March 1886 HUNTER - On Tuesday, 2nd March, at Mrs Bousefield's, Arthur Clement, fourth son of the late W. H. Hunter of Porangahau; aged 18 years. The funeral will leave Mrs Bousefield's at 4p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday). Friends are invited to attend


PHOTO
CASTLEPOINT

Maori name is Rangiwhakaoma, 'where the sky runs'
(the oil fueled light house built c1913, 60 years after Thomas Guthrie arrived)


WAIRARAPA QUOTA for 10th Reinforcements - 1915

the WAIRARAPA QUOTA TENTH REINFORCEMENTS
Wairarapa Daily Times, 6 November 1915

some birth dates may be approximate, based on recorded age at death
number of children are those I have found, there may have been others
All care was taken to research and verify that each soldier was that intended on the list at link above. Use as a guide only for your own research
denotes he died for his country

The following recruits have been selected as the Wairarapa quota of the Tenth Reinforcements, and will proceed to camp on November 16th:-

Ernest Leslie AKEHURST, Masterton
(1888-1967), 1 of 4 children of Thomas AKEHURST & Beatrice Emma Maude MAUNDERS. He was a Farmer. He served as Trooper 11/2288. He married Alice Mary WRIGGLEY in 1910 who was his next of kin c/o W. R. Kemball, South Rd., Masterton

J. G. ARLINGTON, Takapau

Cyril Harold AUGUST, Masterton
(1890-1932), 5th of 8 children of William Henry AUGUST & Elizabeth FROST. He was a Cabinetmaker. He served as Rifleman 24/1931. His next of kin was his mother at 23 Walton's Ave., Masterton

Percy Henry BAILEY, Martinborough
(1896-1966) 2nd of 4 children of George Stephen BAILEY & Julia Catherine TAYLOR. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 11/2297. His next of kin was his mother at 91 Broad St., Palmerston North

Frederick Charles BARBER, Carterton
(1895-1963) son of Frances BARBER. He was a Butcher. He served as Trooper 11/2299. His next of kin was his friend Miss L. Rofe of Carterton

Claude Lawrence Parnell BARNES, Masterton
(1891-1923, 8th of 9 children of William Frederick BARNES & Ellen BOOKER. He was a Motor Mechanic. He served as lance Corporal 24/1933. His next of kin was his mother at Beach Road, Petone

Walter Henry BEST, Masterton
(1885-1959), 2nd of 9 children of George John BEST & Elizabeth GILBERT. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 11/2292. His net of kin was his mother at Kiritaki, Dannevirke

William BETTRIDGE, Pongaroa
He was a Coach-driver. He served as Trooper 11/2301. His next of kin was his father, L. Bettridge in hawera

F. BEVANS, Pongaroa

Arthur Reginald BOYD, Masterton
(1892-1953), son of William & Mary BOYD. He was a Carpenter. He served as Rifleman 24/1943. His next of kin was his mother of 5 Hessy Street, Masterton

A. A. BROWN, Dannevirke

W. H. BUTLER, Dannevirke

J. R. BYRNE, Masterton

Hughie CAMERON, Porangahau
born 1886. He was a Bullock Driver. He served as Rifleman 24/1950. His next of kin was his brother Archibald John Cameron, a Shepherd of Porangahau. Hughie was Killed in Action 13 June 1917 aged 31 in Belgium & buried Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

John CAMPBELL, Wimbledon

M. CLARK, Rakaunui

S. CLARK, Featherston

Douglas Forrester CLARKE, Masterton
born in Australia (1882-1968). He was a Station Manager. He served as Sergeant 11/2305. His next of kin was his friend Miss Gertrude Carrie Webster of 43 Ghuznee St., Wellington. He married Gertrude (1893-1964) in 1917

Blakeman John CLAY, Waipukurau
(1873-1916) born in Radstock, England to Thomas & Ann CLAY of Weston-super-Mare, England. He was a Grocer. He married Agnes Gwendoline RUSSELL in 1902 who was his next of kin at Warren St., Hastings. Blakeman was Killed in Action 16 Sep 1916 aged 43 in Somme, France & buried Caterpillar Valley

Cecil Ernest COLES, Onga Onga
(1897-1982), 2nd of 8 children of Charles Roby COLES & Amelia Elizabeth 'Emily' THODSEN. He was a Bushfeller. He served as Private 10/3859. His next of kin was his mother of Ongaonga, Hawkes Bay. He married Rosanna Maye CHARTERS (1900-1969) in 1923

E. F. C. COLLEN, Waipukurau

T. CONNOLLY, Masterton

C. C. CORLETT, Carterton

Arthur Thomas CRAWFORD, Woodville
(1895-1960), 8th of 9 children of Henry CRAWFORD & Louisa Elizabeth HENRY. He was a Labourer. He served as Private 10/3868. His next of kin was his mother of Ross Street, Woodville

Owen Waldram CROSS, Woodville
(1895-1971), 1st of 7 children of John Waldram CROSS & Ada Susannah COPELAND. He was a Carpenter. He served as Private 10/3867. His next of kin was his father at Fox St., Woodville

James Anderson DAVIDSON, Dannevirke
(1890-1916). He was an Ironmonger. He served as Rifleman 24/1964. His next of kin was his mother Isabella Davidson of Taradale Rd., Dannevirke. James was Killed in Action 8 Nov 1916 in Somme, France aged 26 & buried Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, Nord, France

Herbert Reginald DICKASON, Masterton
born ?. He was a Clerk. He served as Driver 25/1163. His next of kin was his brother Charles William Dickason (1884-1970) of Solway, Masterton

Spencer Gollan DROWER, Oringi
(1881-1963), 14th of 16 children of Frederick Howe DROWER & Isabella GOLLAN. He was a Farm hand. He served as Private 8/4445. His next of kin was his mother of Dannevirke

A. T. DULEY, Dannevirke

James Thomas DUNGAN, Mangatainoka
(1886-1961), 5th of 7 children of James Joseph DUNGAN & Margaret McTEAGUE. He was a Labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/1975. His next of kin was his mother at Mangatainoka. He married Eva Ellen HUNT in 1918

Geoffrey Frederick ELLIS, Carterton
(1897-). He was a Draper's assistant. He served as Private 8/4447. His next of kin was his mother, Mary Ellis of Moreton Road, Carterton

William James FLYNN, Waipawa
(1879-1959), 3rd of 6 children of Maurice FLYNN & Charlotte DOUGLAS (1855-1886). He was a Storekeeper. He served as Trooper 11/2316. His next of kin was his father of Waipawa, Hawkes Bay. He married Elsie Mary BIGGIN in 1918

R. FREEMAN, Palmerston North

A. FULFORD, Konini

George James GAIN, Featherston
(1894-1981). He was a Dairyman. He served as Private 10/3885. His next of kin was his mother Kate Gain at Donald's Estate, Featherston. He married Eva Annie MURPHY in 1930

Arthur GODFREY, Pongaroa
(1896-1981), 6th of 7 children of Arthur GODFREY & Kate MORGAN. He was a Farm labourer. He served as Private 10/3888. His next of kin was his sister Ruth Gofrey, c/o Nurse Roby's Hospital, Palmerston North

Herbert William GOODIN, Dalefield
(1884-1959), 12th of 13 children of Robert GOODIN & Fanny FRANCIS. He was a Farm hand. He served as Private 75673. His next of kin was his father at Dalefield, Carterton

John Harold GRIFFIN, Masterton
(1888-1943) born in England. He was a Horse driver. He served as Trooper 11/2317. His next of kin was his father, J. Griffin of Fairley, Flaxbourton, Bristol, England. He married Dorothy WILKES in 1920

Walter Enebold HANSEN, Martinborough
(1891-1934), 5th of 9 children of Rasmus Peter HANSEN & Mary KJESTRUP. He was a Labourer. He served as Trooper 11/2323. His next of kin was his father at Mauriceville West, Masterton

S. HARVEY, Masterton

Charles Joseph HAWKE, Martinborough
(1889-1917) born in Greytown, 2nd of 10 children of Charles HAWKE & Mary Mortimore JACKSON, of 113 Bannister St, Masterton, late of Martinborough, late of Greytown. He served as Lance Corporal 24/1999. Charles was Killed in Action 12 Oct 1917 aged 28 in Ypres, Belgium & buried Tyne Cot

Ernest Henry HERBERT, Dannevirke
(1885-1974), 7th of 12 children of William James HERBERT & Emma Jane PERRY. He was a Farm labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/2002. His next of kin was his father at Te Papkuku, Dannevirke

Jonas William HEROD, Greytown
(28 Jan 1896 - 1979), not known where or to whom. He was a Fireman. He served as Rifleman 22985, His next of kin was his aunt Mrs Gertrude Fisher of Mititai, North Auckland. He married Alma Janet THOMPSON (1896-1986) in 1919
Evening Post, 4 June 1941 IRVINE-HEROD - On May 10, 1941, at Christ Church, Papakura, by the Rev. Mr Heath, Dora (1921-1996), only daughter of Mr and Mrs J. W. Herod, Greytown, to Wilfred Davidson (1917-2002), son of Mrs (Daisy Oliana Cedarholm 1880-1956) and the late Mr R. M. (Robert Mitchell Irvine 1872-1930) Irvine, Brightwater, Nelson

John Francis HESLIN, Alfredton
(1891-1962), 5th of 7 children of John HESLIN & Annie CAVANAGH. He was a Carpenter. He served as Sergeatn 10/3904. His next of kin was his father, John Heslin, of Mataura

Robert John HOLMS, Wimbledon
(1888-1929), 1 of 2 sons of James HOLMS & Elizabeth GRANT. He was a Shepherd. He served as Private 10/4119. His next of kin was his brother Archibald Crawford Holms (1886-1969) of Featherston. He married Gertrude Emma HERBERT (1887-1921) in 1920

David Hamua HOPKIRK, Wellington
(1895-1955), 2nd of 8 children of John Brown HOPKIRK & Emily Gertrude PILCHER. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 11/2322. His next of kin was his father of 71 Washington Ave., Brookly, Wellington

Victor Thomas Lawrence HORNER, Hatuma, Hawkes Bay
(1892-1971), son of James William HORNER & Bridgetta Agnes POWER. He was a Farm hand. He served as Rifleman 24/2005. His next of kin was his sister G. Calnan (Gertrude Phyllis Lillian Horner 1889-) of 170 Terrace Road, Hastings. He married Mary Agnes SYME (1899-1959) in 1920

W. F. HOWLETT, Whakataki

William Lewis ILLINGWORTH, Kumeroa
born in Australia. He was a Farmer (presumably in Woodville), He served as Rifleman 24/2010. His next of kin was his mother, Mrs O. Illingworth of Heathcote Valley, Christchurch

W. INNESS, Waipukurau

William Neilson LANKEY, Makairo
born 1877 to James LANKEY & Mary Sophia NEILSON. He was a Labourer. He served as Trooper 11/2339. His next of kin was his sister Sarah Meads of Main Street, Pahiatua

Charles James LANKEY, Makairo
(1878-1916) born in Masterton to James LANKEY & Mary Sophia NEILSON. He was a Bushman. He served as Rifleman 24/2019. His next of kin was his friend Miss Dorothy Maren Pedersen of the Club Hotel, Marton. (he had a brother John Lankey in Dannevirke)Charles died of disease 22 Oct 1916 aged 38. He was wounded in action on 21 Sep near Flers on the Somme with gunshot wounds to the right leg and it was necessary for his leg to be amputated below the knee. Immediate evacuation to England was arranged to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, 28 Sep 1916. He died one month later from a popliteal aneurysm. He is buried Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire

Henry LEIGHTON, Puketoi
(1894-1979), born in England, possibly in Burnmoor, to Charles George LEIGHTON & Mary Jane LUMSDEN. He was a Farm hand. His next of kin was his mother of Puketoi, via Pahiatua

Leslie Roy LIMBRICK, Mangatainoka
He was a Farmer. He served as Trooper 11/2337. His next of kin was his sister Miss M. Limbrick of Carlyle Street, Napier

H. LINDSAY, Waipawa

Bertram Victor LIVINGSTON(E), Masterton
(1893-1968) son of Janet Livingston. No war records. He married Ethel Olive Mary COLLINGS in 1934

William Thomas Adair LONGHURST, Wellington
(1894-1926), 3rd of 7 children of George William LONGHURST & Catherine ADAIR. He was a Teacher. He served twice, as Private & Second Lieutenant 1/378. (though not sure that he served with the 10th). His next of kin was his parents at 65 Norway Street, Wellington

George Ernest LYON, Dannevirke
(1887-1917) 7th of 9 children of Sidney John LYON & Mary Elizabeth tulley. He was a Telegraphist. He served a Corporal 24/2029. His next of kin was his mother at 502 George Street, Dunedin. George was Killed In Action in Ypres, Belgium 12 Oct 1917 aged 30 & buried Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

O. MAGNUSSEN, Norsewood

Henry Daniel MAITLAND, Carterton
(1883-1940), possibly born Scotland. He was a Labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/2034. His next of kin was his aunt, Miss L. Maitland of Dargavil, Saint Andrews, Fifeshire, Scotland

Ernest George Pain MANLEY, Masterton
(1889-1955), son of William James MANLEY & Elizabeth Mary ELTON. He was a Railway Porter. He served as Corporal 24/2030. He married Jessie Louisa COOK (1892-1965) in 1916. His next of kin was his wife at 3 Brown Street, Wellington.

Raymond Tallack MARTIN, Dannevirke
(1896-1974), son of James MARTIN & Mary Elizabeth COPELAND. He was a Carpenter. He served as Rifleman 24/2003. His next of kin was his father of High Street, Dannevirke

R. M. MAXFIELD, Masterton

C. P. McCLOSKY, Pongaroa

W. McDONALD, Waipukurau

S. K. McGILL, Martinborough

W. McKENZIE, Wimbledon

R. McLAREN, Greytown

Alex. McLEAN, Hastings

Donald Richard McMURCHY, Wanstead
(1889-1959). He was a Ploughman. He married Barbara MACKAY in 1911 & had a son James Gordon McMurchy (1912-1945). He served as Rifleman 25/1178, His next of kin was his wife c/o Mrs J. Ellery, May-Held Post-office, Canterbury

Thomas William MOORBY, Dannevirke
(1884-1918), born in Bradford, England to James & Emma Jane Moorby. He was a Labourer. He served as Private 51053. His next of kin was his mother of 33 Wallace Place, New Plymouth. Thomas was Killed In Action in Bapaume, France 26 Aug 1918 aged 34 & buried Favreuil British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France

H. F. MOORE, Masterton

U. H. MORRIS, Masterton

Frank Harper MOSS, Eketahuna
(1894-1978) son of Thomas MOSS. He was a Bank Clerk. He served as Corporal 24/2042. His next of kin was his father of Eketahuna (on the Wellington Education Board as a representative of the Wairarapa Board, Chairman of the Newman Chees Company, Chairman of the Eketahuna County Council, Commissioner for the Wellington Military District, Director of the Farmers Dairy Union, Director of the New Zealand Farners' Co-Operative Distribution Company, Ltd., on the Wellington Harbour Board, had land in Masterton. Left for England in 1920 to occupy a seat on the board of directors of the NZ Produce Association, Ltd. Gave up all positions & received a gold watch in 1926)

David MULCAHY, Mangatainoka
(1883-1918) 2nd of 7 children of Patrick Scanlon MULCAHY & Mary ROCHE. He was a Farmer. He served as Rifleman 24/2043. His next of kin was his mother at Mangatainoka. David was Killed in Action 29 April 1918 aged 35 at Somme, France & buried Wytschaete Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

G. S. NEIL, Takapau

D. A. NICOLSON, Pongaroa

P. F. O'NEILL, Masterton

Ernest Bailey OLIVER, Woodville
(1892-1919) born in England to William & Hannah Jane OLIVER. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 12635. His next of kin was his father at Woodville. Ernest was Accidentally Killed on active service by being run over by limber & buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

William Alfred OTTAWAY, Masterton
(1890-1917) He was an Apiarist. He served as Trooper 11/2351. His next of kin was his father William Alfred Ottaway of Fernside Farm, Featherston. William was Killed In Action in Egypt 9 Jan 1917 aged 21 & buried Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. His parents, William Alfred & Kate Ottaway, were originally from Sussex, England.

Frederick William PALMER, Dannevirke
He was a Labourer. He married Cecilia Agnes MAHER in 1910. He served as Rifleman 24/2068. His next of kin was his wife at Dublin Street, Danevirke

Louth Frederick PETERS, Hamau
(1891-1916) born in Carterton to William Frederick PETERS & Elizabeth Ann WAKELIN. He was a Farm hand. Served as Rifleman 24/2070. His next of kin was his father of Hamua, Louth was Killed In Action on the Somme, France 15 Sep 1916 & buried Caterpillar Valley

H. PHILLIPS, Tawataia

Daniel William PIERCE, Featherston
(1879-1917) born in England to W. C. & Emily Puerce. He was a Ploughman. He served as Rifleman 24/2073. His next of kin was his mother of Ebony, near Ashford, England. Daniel was Killed In Action in Belgium, 7 June 1917 aged 38 & buried Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen

Hartley Emerson PIKE, Greytown
(1897-1947) born in Australia to Phillip PIKE & . He was a Bank Clerk. He served as Sergeant 10/3980. His next of kin was his father in Eketahuna. He married Gladys Evelyn SMITH of Carterton in 1919, & had 4 children, He was accepted for service at the Defence Office in Masterton

B. PILKINTON, Pahiatua

J. PORTER, Nireaha

William Holditch RADCLIFFE, Kopuaranga
(1897-1916) 3rd of 10 children of William RADCLIFFE & Minnie BRAY. He was a Labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/2078. His next of kin was his mother of Mauriceville West, Masterton. William was Killed In Action Somme, France 15 Sep 1916 aged 18 & buried Caterpillar Valley

A. T. ROBERTS, Masterton

J. C. ROCKDALE, Mangatainoka

Hugh ROSS, Kiritaki

J. RUSSELL, Waipukurau

James Francis SADLER, Featherston
(1893-1971) He was a Farmer. He served as Rifleman 24/2084. His next of kin was his mother Mrs M. J. Sadler at Lowlands, Featherston

H. N. SALISBURY, Parkvale

S. SELLARS, Castlepoint

T. SHEARD, Masterton

Leonard Augustus SIMONSON, Masterton
(1893-1960) 3rd of 6 children of Alexander SIMONSON & Fredereke Minnie VOLHEIM. He was a Cabinetmaker. He served as Rifleman 24/2090. His next of kin was his mother of Albert Street, Masterton

Percy Charles SIRED, Featherston
(1884-1934) He was a Railway Porter. He served as Lance Corporal 24/2092. His next of kin was his sister Mrs Robson of 80 Park Road, Masterton. He married Ethel Edith HENDRA in 1927. They are buried in Karori

D. SMITH, Dannevirke

Patrick SOUTER, Martinborough
(1888-1918) son of John Pearson SOUTER & Margaret 'Maggie' HOULAHAN. He was a Baker. He served as Lance Sergeant 24/2095. His next of kin was his mother at Hokitika. Patrick was Killed in Action 5 April 1918 Somme, France aged 30 & buried Serre Road Cemetery No.1
NOTE Cenotaph has PATRICK Souter (1888-1918). CWGC has PETER Souter brother Peter (1886-1957)

John STANTON, Wallingford

E. W. STRONG, Dannevirke

B. SULLIVAN, Masterton

Francis Claude SUMMERSBY, Dannevirke
(1896-1984), 5th of 18 children of James William SUMMERSBY & Maren Kristina NIELSEN. He was a Plumber. He served as Rifleman 24/2104. His next of kin was his father of London Street, Dannevirke

A. SUTHERLAND, Masterton

John Private SWANNEY, Pahiatua
(1892-1953) son of John & Tomima SWANNEY. He was a Labourer. He served as Private 10/4191. He married Ellen Jean MARSHALL (1896-1986) in 1920. They are all buried in Mangatainoka, Pahiatua

Daniel SWARBRICK, Norsewood
(1875-1959). He was a Farmer. Served as Rifleman 24/2105. He married Elizabeth BATES in 1897. His next of kin was his wife at Norsewood

Eric TAINE, Dannevirke

H. TAVISTOCK, Waipukurau

F. C. TAYLOR, Pahiatua

Charles TERRY, Tirohanga
He was a Slaughterman. He served as Rifleman 24/2107. His next of kin was his father Harry Terry of Matthew Street, Dannevirke

W. THERESEN/THORSEN, Norsewood ?

William James THORBURN, Dannevirke
(1895-1970), 4th of 8 children of James THORBURN & Mary YOUNG. He was a Stock Agent. He served as Sapper 4/2009. His next of kin was his mother of Rawhiti Street, Dannevirke

Ernest WARDLE, Pongaroa
He was a Shearer. He served as Trooper 11/2384. His next of kin was his father John Wardle of Pongaroa, via Pahiatua

James Hamilton Walter WILEY, Masterton
(1881-1931), 4th of 10 children of Hamilton James WILEY & Elizabeth Catherine 'Kate' VEENMAN. James was a Labourer. He served as Trooper 11/2385. His next of kin was his father Hamilton of Box 115, Westfield, Logan, Utah, USA (James's father Hamilton, mother Kate and 'some' of his siblings found the Mormon faith whilst in Carterton and left for Utah in 1907).
James married Eileen May WILTON in 1917

Walter John WOODLEY, Carterton
Walter served twice, 13 Nov 1915 & May 1918. Not certain this W. J. Woodley served with the 10th.
There was a Walter John born 1894, 1 of 9 children of Albert WOODLEY & Ann Ethel NEVILLE. Albert was a Taxi Proprietor in Masterton in the 1920s

PHOTO
Lance Corporal CHARLES JOSEPH HAWKE

Killed In Action Ypres, Belgium 1917


MOTUEKA Magistrate's Court - 1916

from the MOTUEKA MAGISTRATE'S COURT 30 March 1916
before Mr J. S. Evans, S.M.

POLICE v HAROLD TREWAVAS
1/ driving a vehicle without lights, contrary to the by-laws
2/ furious driving
Constable PIDGEON stated that defendant endeavoured to avoid detection by driving off at an excessive speed after being challenged for driving without lights, hence the second charge.
His Worship imposed a fine of 40s, with 7s costs, in the first case, and 20s, with 7s costs, on the second chard.

Frank HAWKEN, Roy NEIMAN, George THORN, Martha CLIMO and Florence CRISP were each fined 40s, and costs 7s, for riding bicycles without lights

William Edward RENNISON, for riding a motor cycle without a light was fined 40s, with 7s costs; and Donald SIMPSON was fined a like sum for driving a vehicle without lights

Ernest BARROW, for being drunk whilst in charge of a trap, pleaded guilty, and was fined 40s, with 7s costs, the police stating that the practice was not uncommon in the district, and that the case was brought as a warning.

George GROOBY, for driving a vehicle without proper lights, was convicted and fined 3 (March 2013 equivalent of $400), with 7s costs, the defendant having failed to stop after being ordered to do so by the police.

Peter HAGEN was fined 40s, with 7s costs, for driving a vehicle without lights, and a similar amount with costs for furious driving.

The police state that defendant failed to stop when requested to do so, and drove off at an excessive speed in an endeavour to avoid detection. He and his comrades, who came from the Waimea, had to be tracked down.

Clifford James HOULT and Thornton Alfred RUSS, for assisting in the commission of the offence of furious driving in the foregoing case, were each fined 40s, with 7s costs, the Magistrate remarking that there were plenty of opportunities at the present time for a little excitement, especially for young fellows, without breaking the law in this manner.

Alfred Frederick SILCOCK was charged by the police with cruelly treating a brown mare at Ngatimoti on March 6th. A pleas of guilty was entered.
Constable Pidgeon said the offence was committed at the sale yards at Ngatimoti, where defendant thrashed the horse unmercifully.
Defendant said the mare was pulling back, as she was in the habit of doing, and he had taken a whip "to straighten her up a bit."
The Magistrate, in inflicting a fine of 3, with 7s costs, said there was no justification for thrashing the animal in that manner.


Maren Kristina Nielsen had 18 children

James William SUMMERSBY (1865-1931)
was born in Molsley, Surrey, England

Maren Kristina (aka Mary Christina) NIELSEN (1870-1964)
was born in Denmark

JAMES & MAREN married in New Zealand 17 Nov 1889
they had 18 children

... 1
1890 - 1963 Elizabeth Maud Summersby

born 13 Oct 1890
Elizabeth married William Michael MOORE (1883-1972) in 1921


... 2
1891 - 1954 John James Summersby

John was a Sawyer
He died 9 December 1954 aged 63
buried Plot 76, WWI section at Mangatera


... 3
1893 - 1893 Edith Ethel Summersby

Edith died 11 Oct 1893 aged 3 months
she is buried Grave 37, Block B with brothers Rupert & Harold at
Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke


.. 4
1894 - 1895 Rupert Oland Sydney Summersby

born 17 December 1894
Rupert died 11 March 1895 aged 11 weeks
buried Grave 37, Block B with Edith & Harold at Settlers cemetery, Dannevirke


... 5
1896 - 1984 Francis Claude Summersby

Francis was selected for war in the Wairarapa quota of the Tenth Reinforcements and proceeded to Trentham Camp on Nov 16 1915. He served as Rifleman 24/2104 with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company. He embarked from Wellington 4 March 1916 for Egypt. His next of kin was his father James Summersby of London Street, Dannevirke
Francis died 8 October 1984 aged 88
buried Plot 8, Block 10, RSA section at Mangatera Cemetery


... 6
1898 - 1992 Marie Ellinor Summersby

Marie married Harry BURTON in 1920


... 7
1900 - 1976 Unita Myrtle Summersby

Unita married Hugh Henry Charles HAROLD in 1919
Unita died 16 August 1976 aged 76
Hugh died 2 weeks later, 30 August 1976 aged 84
they are buried together Plot 47, Block BG at Mangatera


... 8
1903 - 1972 John Wilfrid Summersby

born 3 February 1903
nothing known of John


... 9
1903 - 1978 Janetta Willow Summersby

born 2 September 1903
Janetta married Edward BURTON in 1924


... 10
1905 - 1906 Harold Vesper Summersby

Harold died 4 January 1906 aged 7 days
Bush Advocate, 5 January 1906 SUMMERSBY - On the 4th inst., at Mangahe, harold Vesper Summersby, infant son of James and Mary Summersby
buried Grave 37, Block B with Edith & Rupert at Settlers Cemetery Dannevirke


... 11
1907 - 1907 Freda Summersby

twin with Gertie
Freda died 8 March 1907 aged 2 months
Bush Advocate, 8 March 1907 SUMMERSBY - At Tahoraiti, on the 8th inst., the infant daughter of Jas. and Mary Summersby
buried Grave 76, Block G with sisters Gertrude & Eva at Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke


... 12
1907 - 1907 Gertrude 'Gertie' Summersby

Gertie died 16 March 1907 aged 3 months
Bush Advocate, 16 March 1907 SUMMERSBY - At Tahoraiti, on March 16th, the second infant daughter of James and Mary Summersby
buried Grave 76, Block G with sisters Freda & Eva at Settlers cemetery, Dannevirke


... 13
1908 - 1962 Victor 'Ivan' Summersby

Ivan was a Farm Hand
He married Vera Constance Sophia DEW (1910-2000) in 1932
Ivan died Christmas Day 1962 aged 54
Vera died 28 March 2000 aged 89
They are buried together Plot 29, Block LC at Mangatera Cemetery


... 14
1910 - 1996 Ariel Summersby

born 29 January 1910
Ariel lived in Tokoroa & died in Hastings
He died 2 August 1996 aged 86
buried Plot 46, Block NCH at Hastings Cemetery


... 15
1911 - 1912 Eva Summersby

Eva died 18 February 1912 aged 7 months
buried Grave 76, Block G with sisters Freda & Gertrude at Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke


... 16
1912 - ? Ruby Irene Summersby

nothing known of Ruby


... 17
1914 - 1935 Bruce Summersby

Bruce died 27 April 1935 aged 20
buried Plot 901, Block D at Hastings cemetery with his mother


... 18
1917 - 1931 Bertie Summersby

nothing known of Bertie


James William Summersby died 4 Sep 1931 aged 66
he is buried Plot 542, Block D at Hastings Cemetery
Maren Christina Summersby died 11 March 1964 aged 94
she is buried with son Bruce in Plot 901, Block D at hastings


PHOTO
HEADSTONE of Maren & her son Bruce

Plot 901, Block D at Hastings Cemetery


family of Albert West SEDCOLE - Pahiatua

Albert West SEDCOLE (1843-1928)
was born in 21 June 1843 in Hougham, Dover, England, 1 of 12 children of Captain William Joseph SEDCOLE & Margaret WEST who sailed to New Zealand on his boat the 'Royal Stuart' in 1855. They settled in the South Island and later moved to Wellington

Margaret MARTIN (1844-1920)
was born in Kaiwarrawarra, Wellington to William & Margaret MARTIN who arrived on the NEW ZEALAND which left Cumray on the Clyde on the 4 July 1842 and arrived in Nelson on the 4 November 1842

ALBERT & MARGARET married 17 Jan 1865 in the Christchurch Registry Office

they had 12 children
... 1
1865 - 1910 Margaret Janet Sedcole

born 2 Nov 1865 in Kaiapoi, Canterbury
Margaret married George WHITCOMBE (1854-1919) in 1888
their known children:
* 1889 - 1991 Henry George Whitcombe
* 1890 - Catherine Whitcombe
* 1890 - 1915 Gerald Aubrey Whitcombe (killed in Gallipoli)
* 1892 - 1916 Dorothy Whitcombe (m. Frank Teddy in 1916)
* 1893 - 1893 Geoffrey Martin Whitcombe (aged 6 months)
* 1894 - 1978 Rupert Cyril Whitcombe
* 1895 - 1896 Hugh Cecil Whitcombe (aged 8 months)
* 1901 - 1988 Edward Ralph Whitcombe
MARGARET died 22 Dec 1910 in Kawhia, Waikato aged 45


... 2
1866 - 1866 Lily Sedcole

LILY was born still in Kaiapoi, Canterbury


... 3
1867 - 1871 Alberta Mary 'Bertie' Sedcole

born 1867 in Kaiapoi, Canterbury
BERTIE died 22 Dec 1871 aged 3 in Lyttelton
Wellington Indenpendent, 10 January 1871 DEATH - SEDCOLE, On December 22, at Lyttelton, Bertie, daughter of Mr Albert West Sedcole, aged three years and six months


... 4
1870 - 1903 Albert William Robertson Sedcole

born 18 Feb 1870 in Christchurch
married Elizabeth CHATFIELD (1874-1952) in 1897
they had 2 known children in Pahiatua:
* 1897 - 1908 Mary Margaret Sedcole
* 1902 - 1982 Albert John Sedcole
ALBERT died 23 Jan 1903 in Rotorua aged 32
Manawatu Standard, 9 January 1903 Mr A. W. R. Sedcole, one of the oldest settlers of the Pahiatua district, died suddenly at Rotorua at the end of last week. Deceased, who was well known in the district, was a member of the Akiteo County Council. He leaves a widow and two children. His remains were forwarded from Rotorua, reaching Pahiatua last night
He is buried Plot 4, Block 4 at Mangatainoka
HEADSTONE READS:
Sacred to the memory of
William Wilson McCardle,
Mayor of Pahiatua.
Beloved husband of Charlotte Isabelle McCardle,
died Oct. 23 1912, aged 44 years.
"At rest".
"I shine in the light of God,
His likeness stamps my brow;
Though the shadows of death my feet have trod,
And I reign in glory now".
Another side statesOn the same pillar on another side:
Also Charlotte Isabel McCardle,
died June 20 1948, aged 76 years.
Another side states:
Also Margaret Kathleen McCardle,
died May 18 1898, aged 5 months
ELIZABETH died in New Plymouth 45 years after him


... 5
1872 - 1948 Charlotte Isabella 'Lottie' Sedcole

born 23 Feb 1872 in Christchurch
Charlotte married William Wilson McCARDLE 20 Nov 1891
their known children, born in Pahiatua:
* 1892 - 1964 Albert William McCardle
* 1894 - 1962 Claude McCardle
* 1895 - 1970 Allen Cecil McCardle
* 1897 - Cyril McCardle
* 1898 - Kathleen Margaret McCardle
* 1901 - Charlotte Isabell Sedcole McCardle
* 1904 - Violet Janet McCardle
* 1905 - Gwendoline Rose McCardle
CHARLOTTE died 20 June 1948 in Pahitua aged 76


... 6
1874 - 1877 Henry Martin Sedcole

born 27 March 1874 in Lyttleton, Christchurch
Press, 30 March 1874 SEDCOLE - On March 27th, at Sumner road, Lyttelton, the wife of Mr A. W. Sedcole, of a son
HENRY died 27 April 1877 in Lyttleton aged 3


... 7
1876 - 1970 James Edwin Sedcole

born 12 July 1876 in Christchurch
James married Dorcas BYRNE (1877-1936) in 1902
their known children, born in Masterton:
* 1905 - 1972 James Archdell Sedcole
* 1907 -1975 Alfred West Sedcole
JAMES died 5 July 1970 in Lyttleton aged 93


... 8
1877 - 1946 David Paul Martin Sedcole

born 30 September 1877 in Christchurch
he married Lucy Josephine Henriette Annie CAVANAGH (1881-1958) in 1902
their known children:
* 1903 - 1966 Margaret Annie Josephine Sedcole (+Walter James EBBITT in 1921)
* 1905 - Ivy Amy Sedcole (+Thomas Arthur OSMOND (1903-1950) in 1927)
* 1913 - Mary Vaughan Sedcole
DAVID died 16 January 1946 in Wairoa aged 68


... 9
1879 - 1956 Alice Grace Martin Sedcole

born 20 Oct 1879
Alice married Frank Thomas Hart ZILLWOOD (1872-1936) in 1900
their known children, born in Pahiatua:
* 1900 - 1958 George Redvers Zillwood
* 1902 - 1945 Frank Stanley Zillwood
* 1904 - 1992 Alice Grace Margaret Zillwood
* 1908 - 1988 Phillip Miles Dawson Udy Zillwood
* 1920 - 1999 Albert Hart Robertson Zillwood
ALICE died 20 August 1856 aged 76 (burial unknown)
FRANK is buried in Carterton


... 10
1881 - 1967 Frederick Ethelbert Sedcole

born 22 September 1881 in Kaiapoi
Frederick married Ethel Mary Eliza HERCOCK in 1910
Ethel was a daughter of Harry HERCOCK & Caroline Eliza LAWRENCE of Carterton
Frederick & Ethel had 12 children
one son, Robert James Sedcole (1922-2006) served in WWII as Private 439016 with the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), Infantry Brigade. He embarked from Wellington 21 Feb 1944 for Egypt. His next of kin was his mother Ethel at Mangahao Rd., Pahiatua. Robert died 20 May 2006 aged 84 in Rotorua & buried RSA section at Turangi
FREDERICK died 8 March 1967 in Pahiatua aged 85
buried Plot 18, Grave 12, Block 2 at Mangatainoka


... 11
1883 - 1975 Violet Rose Sedcole

born 20 December 1883 in Masterton
Wairarapa Daily Times, 3 January 1884 SEDCOLE - On December 20th, at Masterton, the wife of A. W. Sedcole, of Pahiatua, of a daughter
Violet married Joseph de Vere HOWARD (1871-1963) in 1919
VIOLET died 11 June 1975 aged 91 (burial unknown)


... 12
1885 - 1885 Lily Sedcole

born 28 Feb 1885 in Pahiatua prematurely
LILY died 28 February 1885 aged 7 hours
buried Grave 61, Plot 4, Block 4 at Mangatainoka with her mother


TIMELINE of Albert West Sedcole (1843-1928)
taken from NZETC:
Councillor ALBERT WEST SEDCOLE, of the Pahiatua Borough Council, was born in the parish of Hougham, near Dover, Kent. He came to this Colony with his father's family in 1855, arriving in Lyttelton on the 4th of January. They spent some three weeks in that town before coming on to Wellington, thereby escaping the earthquake by some three or four days. From Wellington Mr. Sedcole went on to Napier, where he remained for two years, returning to Wellington in 1858. In 1861 he went to Gabriel's Gully, where fortune smiled on him, and his affairs began to prosper. In 1862 he left Wellington for Canterbury, and spent no less than twenty years in the southern province, marrying there Miss Margaret Martin, daughter of Mr. Martin, shipwright, of Kaiwarra, Wellington, who was lost at sea in the year 1816.
About the year 1882, the land in the Forty-mile Bush was thrown open for sale, and after visiting the place, Mr. Sedcole determined to take up land in Pahiatua, removing with his family from Lyttelton in July of that year, and he has resided there ever since. In conjunction with his brother and Mr. W. W. McCardle, Mr. Sedcole decided to cut up some of the land on the Main Road, and thus was started what is now known as the borough of Pahiatua. Mr. Sedcole has always taken a prominent part in public affairs, and has displayed great energy in the formation of public bodies for the better conduct of matters in general; notably, the Road Board, County Town Board, and finally the borough. Mr. Sedcole acted as village steward under the Ballance Government for a considerable period. He at all times kept in view the improvement of his farm, and finally settled down to dairying, sending the milk to the butter factory. For some considerable time Mr. Sedcole has acted as land valuer for the Public Trustee and the Government Life Insurance, and, since the inception of the Government Advances to Settlers Act, has acted in the capacity of land valuer of the securities offered by the settlers for advances.

Wairarapa Daily Times, 24 July 1885
PAHIATUA - The weather still keeps very cold and damp, owing to the dense fog that hangs about till late in the day; but in spite of the weather we are still making steady progress. Buildings are foing up in every direction, besides many others talked about.
The hotel is becoming a feature in the landscape, and. when finished, will be quite an acquisition to the town. The new saw mill is expected to be in full swing in about a week, and to keep pace with the demand for building material, Mr A. W. Sedcole has made arrangements for an unlimited supply of bricks as soon as the weather will permit.

Wairarapa Daily Times, 21 January 1886
PAHIATUA - A meeting was held on Friday evening at Mr Miller's shop, when about thirty people were present to consider offers of a site for a town hall, Mr McCardle was voted to the chair. It was also resolved that a Company be formed, to be called the "Pahiatua Town hall Company" The following gentlemen were then chosen:- Messrs Reese, King, Crewe, Baylor, Gregory, Birnie and Boydon. It was further resolved that Mr A. W. Sedcole be Secretary and Treasurer

Evening Post, 26 April 1889
SCHOOL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS - PAHIATUA
The following committee has been elected:- R. P. Grevill, A. Reese, A. W. Sedcole, Fred Moore, Richmond, J. Vile, W. W. McCardle

Evening Post, 27 January 1890
Mrs A. W. Sedcole, of Pahiatua, who was born at Kaiwarra in 1844, her parents having arrived in the ship 'New Zealand' in 1842, writes to state that she missed taking part in the old identities procession on Jubilee Day through arriving in Wellington by train just too late. Mrs Sedcole fully intended to be present, and started before daylight on her long ride through the Forty-Mile Bush

Evening Post, 5 June 1890
A LICENSING COMMITTEEMAN UNSEATED
WOODVILLE, THIS DAY
A petition to unseat Arthur West Sedcole as a member of the Pahiatua Town District Licensing Committee was enquired into to-day at Woodville by Mr Preece, R.M. The arguments were that Sedcole had received an appointment as Returning Officer for the licensing elections in the Pahiatua Road District and that he had never been dismissed, neither had be resigned the office. The contention was upheld and his election declared null and void and Thomas Hicks, the next on the poll, appointed to the vacancy
From the HAWKES BAY HERALD

Hawkes Bay Herald 12 July 1895
A chess and draughts match between the Woodville and Pahiatua Chess and Draughts Clubs is to take place tomorrow night at Pahiatua. The following are the names of the teams:-
PAHIATUA
CHESS

Messrs
Godtschalk
Mayne
A.W. Sedcole
G. Whitcombe
Beaufort
Hare
Adams
D. Sedcole
Levin
Thomas
DRAUGHTS
Messrs
Ridd
Kemper
Vile
Blair
Falconer
Grainger
James
Wakeman

WOODVILLE
CHESS

Messrs
T. Sexton
Manisty
Smith
Henderson
Grant
Florence
Scott
E. Sexton
E. Hawkens
DRAUGHTS
Messrs
Kay
W. Murray
John Grant
Rosenberg
M. Murray
Stace
Wilson

Wairarapa Daily Times, 5 October 1910
PERSONAL MATTERS
... Mr and Mrs A. W. Sedcole and Miss Sedcole of Pahiatua, will leave shortly for an extended trip to the Old Country


Margaret Sedcole died 25 Nov 1920 in Pahiatua aged 80
Albert West SEDCOLE died 7 Dec 1928 in Tiraumea, Pahitaua aged 85
Evening Post, 7 December 1928 A Press Association telegram from Pahiatua reports the death of Mr A. W. Sedcole, one of the very earliest settlers. Mr Sedcole was closely identified with the pioneering days and with various institutions in the district
they are buried Plot 4, Graves 31 & 32, Block 4 at Mangatainoka cemetery

NOTES
Sedcole St in Pahiatua is named after Albert, it runs parallel with Main St, from Patterson St to Tiraumea Rd


PHOTO
Grave 31, Plot 4, Block 4 at Mangatainoka

Albert West SEDCOLE & wife Margaret nee MARTIN


Ann Brodie Ainslie HERRIOT in Palmerston, Waitaki

Ann Brodie Ainslie HERRIOT (1855-1928)
was born 8 March 1855 near the Cape of Good Hope, on board the 'Gambia' which left Liverpool 28 Dec 1854, arriving Port of Melbourne 24 April 1855
Her parents were:
William HERRIOT (1815-1883) & Elizabeth AITKEN (1815-1897) who married 27 Jan 1838 in Musselburgh, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland and had:
* 1838 - 1839 George Herriot
... born & died in Musselburgh
* 1840 - 1889 Isabella Gowans Herriot
... born Scotland, married John Douglas, died Timaru, New Zealand
* 1841 - 1923 Marion McGhee Herriot
... born Scotland, married William Hogg & had 14 children, died Victoria, Australia
* 1832 - 1890 Elizabeth Aitken Herriot
... born Scotland, married Robert Tremain, died in Ballarat
* 1847 - 1928 Jane Herriot
... born Musselburgh, married William Henry Walker, had 16 children, died in
... Palmerston South, New Zealand
* 1848 - 1848 Archibald Aitken Herriot
... born & died in Midlothian
* 1849 - 1850 George Archibald Herriot
... born & died in Scotland
* 1852 - 1855 William Herriot
... born in Scotland, died in Collingwood, Victoria the month after arriving in
... Australia
* 1855 - 1928 Anne Brodie Ainslie Herriot
... Annie is featured here
* 1857 - 1924 William Herriot
... born in Gisborne, Victoria, married Elizabeth Roach 1890, died in Kalgoorlie

their father, William Herriot died in Creswick, Victoria aged 67
their mother, Elizabeth Herriot died in the Ballarat Lunatic Asylum aged 81


William Alexander STEEL (1849-1929)
was born 1849 in Keady, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
His parents were:
Alexander STEELE (1820-1886) & Eliza Greenwood FREELAND (1816-1868)
William had a sister, Mary Jane Steele (1852-1921) who emigrated to Canada when she was 17 with an uncle, Joseph Burley. She married & settled there.
He had other siblings also born in Keady

ANN & WILLIAM married on 1 May 1874 in Palmerston South, Waitaki
the children of ANNIE & WILLIAM
... 1
1875 - 1876 William Herriot Steel
- born 22 February 1875 in Otago
WILLIAM HERRIOT Steel died 22 May 1876 aged 15 months in Palmerston

... 2
1876 - 1934 Mary Jane Steel
- born 20 July 1876 in Palmerston
Mary married Robert Mark Todd THOMPSON (1877-1924) in 1902
- Robert was born at Whare Flat, Dunedin 1 Aug 1877 to Thomas THOMPSON & Mary Wheeler TODD. He was a shepherd aged 23 of Strath Taieri when called to serve with the 4th contingent in the Boer War in Feb 1900. He was returned home invalided on the 'Whakatane' in Sep 1900. In 1908 section 15, block X, Strath Taieri district was transferred to them from R. H. Hunter-Weston. In 1918, aged 40, Robert was a shepherd in Manutuke, Gisborne when called to serve with the 48th Reinforcements.
their known children:
* 1901 - 1904 Robert Francis Steel Thompson (died in Meeanee, Hawkes Bay)
* 1906 - 1963 James Alexander Eggleton Thompson (died in Gore)
ROBERT MARK Thompson died 18 May 1924 in Middlemarch, Dunedin aged 46
MARY JANE Thompson died 17 November 1934 in Dunedin aged 58
- they are buried Plots 52 & 53, Block 3 at Middlemarch Cemetery

... 3
1878 - 1878 Elizabeth Steel
- born 19 April 1878 in Palmerston
ELIZABETH Steel died 6 November 1878 in Palmerston aged 6 months

... 4
1880 - 1954 James Steel
- born 12 January 1880 in Palmerston
James married Anne Sangster Oughton TODD (1877-1962) 25 April 1911 in Gisborne
- Ann was born in East Taieri, a daughter of Robert TODD & Jane PATON
their known children:
* 1911 - 1942 William Edward Steel
- William served in WWII as Lance Corporal 26279 with the 2NZEF, New Zealand Infantry Brigade. William was killed in action on the Western Desert 22 July 1942 aged 31
* 1912 - 2005 Jean Muriel Steel
JAMES Steel died 14 January 1954 in Gisborne aged 73
ANNE SANGSTER OUGHTON Steel died 21 May 1962 in Gisborne aged 84
- they are buried Plot 331, Block 22 at Taruheru cemetery
NOTE Their names are spelled on cemetery records & headstone as Steele
Their son William's war records have him as Steel
HEADSTONE READS:
Remembrance
JAMES STEELE, 1880-1954
and his beloved wife
ANNE, 1878-1962
and their son, WILLIAM
killed in action El Alemain, 1942

... 5
1881 - 1963 Jessie Steel
- born 20 June 1881 in Palmerston
Jessie married David BLACK (1879-1954) 30 July 1902 in Middlemarch, Dunedin
their known children:
* 1903 - 1975 Violet Angelina Russell Black
* 1906 - 1938 John Black
* 1909 - 1969 Robert Ivor Black
* 1911 - 1966 Annie Ainslie Black
* ? - ? unknown Black
* 1917 - 1994 Jessie Thelma Black
* 1919 - 1994 Lilas Margaret Steel Black
DAVID Black died 14 March 1954 in Invercarill aged 74
- his last adddress was 36 Margaret street
JESSIE died 25 Oct 1963 in Invercargill aged 82
- her last address was 68 Stuart street
- they are buried Plot 662, Block 34 at Eastern cemetery, Invercargill
HEADSTONE READS:
In loving memory of
DAVID
Beloved husband of
JESSIE BLACK
Died 14th Mar 1954
Aged 75 years
Also his beloved wife
JESSIE
Died 25th Oct 1963
Aged 82 years
AT REST

... 6
1883 - 1948 Edward Steel
- born 9 March 1883 in Palmerston, he was a Bricklayer
Edward married Eliza HAGAN (1884-1963) in 1909
- a daughter of Robert HAGAN & Catherine HEWITT
their known children:
* 1910 - 1998 Annie Ainslie Catherine Steel
* 1912 - 1988 Adaliza Roberta Steel
* 1915 - 1915 Sarah Jane Margaret Steel
* 1917 - 1985 Iris Jane Steel
* 1919 - 1995 Gladys Jessie Steel
* 1921 - 1997 Robert Edward Steel
* 1923 - 1975 Colin Stewart Steel
* 1926 - 1981 William James Raymond Steel
EDWARD Steel died 25 September 1948 in Dunedin aged 65
ELIZA Steel died 6 April 1963 in Dunedin aged 78
- their last address was 40 Fitzroy St., Caversham, Dunedin
- their ashes were scattered

... 7
1884 - 1966 William Steel
- born 28 Nov 1884 in Palmerston
William married Esther Jane BROOK (1893-1980) 11 June 1919 in Dunedin
- only known child of Frederick John BROOK & Ellen CASSEY
their known children:
* 1920 - 1984 Vincent Alexander Herriot Steel
* 1929 - 2013 Shirley Ellen Steel (1 Aug 2013)
WILLIAM Steel died 9 November 1966 in Tapanui aged 81
ESTHER JANE Steel died 31 July 1980 aged 86 & 3 weeks

... 8
1887 - 1887 Alfred Steel
- born 15 January 1887 in Palmerston
ALFRED Steel died 15 November 1887 in Palmerston aged 10 months

... 9
1889 - 1963 Robert Steel
- born 23 April 1889 in Middlemarch, Dunedin, Robert was a Bricklayer
Robert married Agnes McHARDY (1892-1984) 27 March 1918 in Dunedin
... (a month after his brother James married Agnes's sister Ada)
- Agnes was born in Otago to George McHARDY & Mary POTTER
ROBERT Steel died 20 November 1963 in Dunedin aged 74
- his last address was 66 Archibald St., Dunedin
AGNES Steel died 27 October 1984 in Waikari Hospital, Dunedin aged 92
- they are buried Plot 37, Block 260 at Andersons Bay cemetery

... 10
1891 - 1984 Ada Steel
- born 26 March 1891 in Dunedin
- Ada married James McHARDY (1888-1961) 28 February 1918 in Dunedin
... (a month before his brother Robert married Ada's sister Agnes)
- James was born in Otago to George McHARDY & Mary POTTER
JAMES McHardy died 1961 aged 73
ADA McHardy died 19 June 1984 in Dunedin aged 93
- they are buried Plots 27 & 28, Block 4 at Middlemarch cemetery

... 11
1894 - 1975 Dorothy Marion Steel
- born 26 February 1894 in Dunedin, she didn't marry
DOROTHY MARION Steel died 10 July 1975 in Palmerston aged 81

... 12
1895 - 1975 Annie Herriot Steel
- born 21 December 1895 in Middlemarch, Dunedin
Annie married Claude Charles Chammen (1882-1952) in 1922
- Claude was born in Devenish, Victoria, Australia and arrived in New Zealand about 1902. He first married Lillas Henrietta KEY (1880-1918) in 1905. Lillas had a daughter, Ida Isabella Key (1900-1938 she became Chammen & married Alfred Ernest Cotton in 1919)
LILLAS HENRIETTA Chammen died aged 37 during the Flu Pandemic
Evening Post, 26 November 1918 CHAMMEN - On the 25th November 1918, at Wellington college Temporary Hospital, Lillas, beloved wife of Claude Chammen, and mother of Ida Chammen; also sister of Ida Bayne (possibly Bain), in her 38th year. [Dunedin papers please copy]
- Lillas is buried Plot 3431, PUBLIC2 at Karori cemetery
CLAUDE CHARLES Chammen died 18 February 1952 in Dunedin aged 70
ANNIE HERRIOT Chammen died 10 July 1975 in Caversham, Dunedin aged 79
- her last address was 400 High St., Central Dunedin
- they are buried Plot 125, Block 168 at Andersons Bay cemetery with the ashes of a spinster daughter, Miri Lorraine Chammen (1925-1985) who died at home, 400 High street


TIMELINE of Ann Brodie Ainslie Steel
* 1919
Ann was at 124 South Rd., Caversham with unmarried daughters Annie Herriot & Dorothy Marion Steel
* 1920
a Dorothy Steel was appointed Pupil Teacher by the Otago Education Board
* 1922
Ann was at 124 South Rd., Caversham with married daughter Annie Herriot Chammen & her husband Claude Charles Chammen a Tram Conductor and with unmarried daughter Dorothy Marion Steel
* 1925
Ann was at 61 Young St., St Kilda with married daughter Annie Chammen & husband, and with unmarried daughter Dorothy Marion Steel. Also with widowed daughter Mary Jane Thompson (husband died in 1924)
* 1928
they (same list as 1925) were at 250 South Rd., Caversham
* 1931
sisters Dorothy Marion (spinster) & Mary Jane (widow) were together at 40 Calder St
* 1935
Dorothy Marion was with sister Annie Chammen & husband Claude at 250 South Rd.
* 1938
Dorothy Marion Steel was with Lenora Jane Currie (nee Christopher) & gold miner husband William Currie at 250 South Rd, Caversham

NOTES
* In the above 9 years of the Electoral Rolls Annie is recorded as married but husband William is not there
* no passenger list found for the 1855 voyage of the Gambia. It sunk off Queenscliff in Port Phillip bay, Victoria on 28 Aug 1891
* Ann's sister, Isabella Gowans Herriot (born 1840 in Musselburgh, Inveresk), married John DOUGLAS in Victoria, Australia in 1859 then moved to New Zealand. Only one child found born to them in NZ, Frank John Douglas (1865). Isabella is buried in Timaru cemetery
* Ann's sister, Jane Herriot (born 1846 Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland) also sailed on the Gambia to Melbourne. In 1864 aged 18, Jane arrived in Dunedin. The following year she married Henry Walker & had 16 children. They lived for a time in Dunedin then moved to Palmerston South. She died 5 months before Annie
* Do you know where William Steel was all those years??
possibility:

there was a William Steel, appointed Poundkeeper at Strath-Taieri in 1891

see also HERRIOT - HERRIOTT marriages New Zealand


Annie Brodie Ainslie Steel died 1 Dec 1928 in Palmerston aged 73
William Alexander Steel died 19 April 1929 in Palmerston aged 80


PHOTO
Lance Corporal William Henry Steel
killed in action El Alamein
son of James Steel & Annie Todd
grandson of Ann Brodie Ainslie & William Steel


William George DEAN + Harriet ALDING - Dannevirke

William George DEAN (1857-1929)
was born in Lyttelton, New Zealand, 1st of 16 children of:
John DEAN (1835-1909) & Emma BATHURST (1840-1914)
his parents are buried Plot 680 & 681, Row 421 at Geraldine Cemetery

Harriet ALDING (1861-1928)
was born in Milton, Oxfordshire, England 2nd of 7 children of:
William ALDING (1834-1909) & Mary Jane IRELAND (1836-1913)
her parents are buried Grave 86, Block J Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke


WILLIAM & HARRIET married 18 Sep 1877 in Te Aute, Hawkes Bay

they had 13 known children:
... 1
1878 - 1960 Emma Jane Dean

- in June 1889 Emma was in Standard I and in early 1890 in Standard II at Dannevirke School. In May 1891 the Dannevirke School Committee held their usual monthly meeting and it was noted by the Headmaster, F. J. Popplewell that Emma Dean had been absent from school for 9 months. She was then aged 12.
In Dec 1891 she was in Standard III
- Emma married John Albert ANDERSON (1871-1952) in 1899
their known children:
* 1901 - 1985 Horace William Charles Anderson ( buried Mangatera)
* 1902 - Albert Roy Anderson
* 1903 - Ada Marian Anderson
* 1905 - Gordon Carl Anderson
* 1907 - Nola Edith Anderson
* 1908 - Emma May Anderson
JOHN ALBERT died 20 June 1952 aged 81
EMMA died 3 November 1960 aged 82
they are buried together in Plot 1, Block CI at Mangatera cemetery


... 2
1880 - 1902 William John Dean

- In May 1891 'Willie' was in Standard II at Dannevirke school. In April 1893 he was in Standard III and in July that year he was in Standard IV
WILLIAM died 2 Sep 1902 aged 22
he is buried Grave 14, Block D at Settlers Cemetery


... 3
1883 - 1962 Nellie Dean

- In May Nellie was in Standard I and in Dec 1891 she was in Standard II at Dannevirke school. In Jan 1893 she was in Standard III and got 70 points for sewing.
- Nellie married Edgar Allan PEDDER (1873-1948) in 1902
their known children:
* 1903 - 1977 Minnie Rosa Pedder (+Charles Thomas Pearce)
* 1905 - 1982 Clarice Maud Pedder (+Leonard James Burke)
* 1907 - 1969 Freda Evelyn Pedder (+Thomas Cyril Scott Brownlee)


... 4
1884 - 1964 Bertha Dean

- In Jan 1893 Bertha was in Standard I at Dannevirke school as was Mary Jane Dean (born the same year, daughter of Edwin & Mary Ann Dean (see *at notes below)
- no spouse found for Bertha. She died 23 April 1964 aged 79


... 5
1886 - 1968 Richard John Dean

- Richard married Joanna Dorothy HEENAN (1887-1967) in March 1910 at the Presbyerian Church, Dannevirke. The bride was attired in the regulation white silk with veil and orange blossoms, and was attended by three bridesmaids - Miss Hewton, who wore cream and the Misses Maggie Heenan and Maud Dean who were dressed alike in pretty heliotrope frocks. Mr Dean attended the bridegroom as best man and Mr Heenan as groomsman
- Joanna was the 8th of 9 children of Michael HEENAN & Sarah Elizabeth STYLES
JOANNA died 4 May 1967 aged 80
RICHARD died 15 May 1868 aged 81
they are buried Plot 62, Block LF at Mangatera cemetery


... 6
1888 - 1953 George Leonard Dean

- In Sep 1901 George was in Standard IV at Dannevirke Main School
- George married Mary BAI (1890-1942) in 1912
Mary was a daughter of Hans Jorgensen (1846-1934) + Katarina Hannah (1847-1924) BAI
MARY died 1942 aged 52
GEORGE died 26 November 1953 aged 65
- they are buried Plot 30, Block Z at Mangatera


... 7
1889 - 1956 Bertie Dean

- Bertie served in WWI as Private 47413 with the NZEF, 26th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company. He embarked from Wellington 9 June 1917 for Devonport, listing his father of Waterloo St, Dannevirke as his next of kin
- Bertie married Selina May LEE (1898-1982) in 1920
Selina was the 3rd of 10 known children of Douglas Glaughton LEE (1874-1930) & Myra BARBOUR (1877-1941)


... 8
1890 - 1982 Frank James Dean

- born 3 October 1890
- Frank attended Stairs Street School, Dannevirke
- he came 1st (Alec Johnstone came 2nd) in the under 12 boys race during the Forresters' Lodge picnic held at Oringi in Dec 1904. Over 500 people left Dannevirke by train to attend the days event, accompanied by the Dannevirke Brass Band under Conductor Haines. The music formed an admirable feature of the day's outing
- Frank served in WWI as Rifleman 23/1372 with the 2nd Reinforcements to 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade. He put his enlistment address as c/o his brother George Leonard Dean at Matamau. He embarked from Wellington 13 Nov 1915 for Egypt, listing his mother of Dannevirke as his next of kin
FRANK died 12 Oct 1982 aged 92 & is buried Plot 33, Block LM at Mangatera cemetery with Esther Annie Dean (1911-1977)


... 9
1892 - 1968 Alice Maud Dean

- born 12 November 1892
- Alice was in Stairs Street School, Dannevirke in 1902 and was in Standard V when she received a prize in 1906 for attendance
- she came 1st (Nellie Drinkwater came 2nd) in the under 8 girls race during the Forresters' Lodge picnic held at Oringi in Dec 1904. She came first in the Skipping content. She came 2nd in the under 15 girls race (Olive Holden came 1st)
- spouse not found


... 10
1895 - 1896 James Allan Dean

- born 31 Jan 1895, James died 31 Jan 1896 on his 1st birthday
- he is buried Plot 142G, Public section at Bolton St Cemetery, Wellington with Mary Ann Dean aged 86 (1843-1929) & George Farnell Dean aged 70 (1883-1953) who was a son of James Dean & Mary Ann Harrington
(this obviously poses a number of questions & I hope someone can help)


... 11
1896 - ? Frederick Lionel Dean

- born 8 December 1896
- Fred came 1st (George Webb came 2nd) in the under 8 boys race during the Forresters' Lodge picnic held at Oringi in Dec 1904.
- he was in Standard II at Stairs Street School, Dannevirke in 1906 when he received a prize for attendance
- Frederick served in WWI as Private 30474 with the NZEF, 20th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company. He embarked from Wellington 7 Dec 1916 for Plymouth, listing his mother of Waterloo St., Dannevirke as his next of kin
- Frederick married Florence Evelyn VINCENT (1897-1958) in 1920
daughter of Francis Henry VINCENT & Margaret Jane SEAWARD


... 12
1897 - 1978 Linda May Dean

- born 16 December 1897
- Linda was in Standard I at Stairs Street School, Dannevirke in 1906 when she received a prize for attendance
- Linda married James Alfred TOON (1893-1978) in 1920
James was a son of Harry James Alfred TOON & Jane WILLIAMS who married in Christchurch in Dec 1890 and later became farmers at Konini, Pahiatua. One of his brothers was Clifford Toon


... 13
1903 - 1992 Charles Bathurst Dean

- born 3 Sep 1903, Charles was a Carpenter/Joiner
- he married Irene Mary SIEVERS (1903-1941) in 1927
daughter of Augustus Isadore SIEVERS (1856-1926) & Emily Maria CONGDON (1874-1944) who are buried in Mangatainoka cemetery
CHARLES died 23 March 1992 aged 88 & buried Plot 37, Block BB at Mangatera Cemetery with wife Irene Mary & ashes of Catholic Priest, Lionel Charles Dean (1928-2003). A daughter of Charles & Irene, Audrey Irene Mary Dean (1930-1932), is buried in Grave 61, Plot 9, Block 1 at Mangatainoka


Harriet Dean died 11 May 1928 aged 68
William George DEAN died 2 February 1929 aged 71
they are buried Plots 25 & 26 at Mangatera Cemetery, Dannevirke


NOTES
* much of Harriet's family are buried in this area:
* her parents are buried Grave 86, Block J Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke
* Two of her brothers, George (1865-1912) & William (1874-1944) Alding are buried together at Settlers cemetery
* a sister, Emma Alding (1859-1930) married Patrick William Sullivan in 1877 & they are buried at Mangatera
* a sister, Sarah Alding (1866-1923) married John Cowley in 1882 & they are buried at Mangatera
* a brother, John Alding (1869-1945) is buried at Mangatera, Dannevirke
* a sister, Mary Ann Alding (1860-1917) married Edwin Dean (1838-1914) in 1878 & they are buried at Settlers, Dannevirke. Edwin Dean was a brother of Harriet's father-in-law! (John Dean 1835-1909)

* see also Bathurst Family in New Zealand

* HELP is welcome in verifying these (or adding other) children. There were 2 William George Dean who married a Harriet around the same time. 'Our' William George Dean & Harriet Alding married in 1877. The 'other' William George Dean & Harried Chitty married in 1891 (& lived in Christchurch), so that BDM lists a total of 18 children for William & Harriet from 1878-1903. Their second name of George is only sometimes listed for either of them.
A process of elimination has paired 5 children to the Christchurch couple


PHOTO
GRAVE at Geraldine Cemetery of William George Dean's parents