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William Walter Wallis arrived in NZ. He married Mary Christina Wells in Milton 1875. They had several children. Bertie Gerald, Harold George, John Alexander, Maud Mary, Christina Annia, Joseph Alfred, William Walter, Fredrick Cyril, Percy Stanley and Letitia Bessie.

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on 2011-11-23 04:54:23

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by ngairedith on 2011-11-24 17:12:00

William Walter WALLIS (1852-1903) was born in Oxfordshire, England
- he was a hotel waiter in Otago, at least in 1875
... he married in Milton, Otago, on 11 Oct 1875 to:
Mary Christina WELLS (1852 - 1936), born in Nelson, Marlborough, daughter of Robert Alfred WELLS & Christina HUGHAN

their children were:
- (born in Glenore), Milton

some sources say they only had 12 children so care required ...

1/ 17 Nov 1876 - 1966 William Walter Wallis
- William married Jane Paxton Milne BOWIE (1878-1952) in 1899
- they had 7 children
- he married Mary ?
- they had a son, William Walter Wallis in 1923
- William died aged 89

2/ 30 March 1878 - 1977 James Wallis
- James married Janet ALLAN (1881-1954) in Christchurch in 1910
- they had 2 children
- James died in Papanui, Christchurch aged 99

3/ 11 Oct 1879 - 1939 Grace Paulina Wallis
- Grace had a daughter Annie Christina Wallis (1895-1970)
- Grace married Edwin Herbert BIDDELL in 1907
- Grace died 3 July 1939 in Woollahra, Sydney, NSW aged 59

4/ 17 Feb 1881 - 1882 Beatrice Maude Wallis
- Beatrice died aged 1

5/ 29 Dec 1882 - 1906 Letitia Bessie Wallis
- Letitia married John KERR in 1905
- they had a son, John Kerr, on 6 Feb 1906
- Letitia died 2 days after the birth of her son, aged 23

6/ 16 Nov 1883 - 1947 Joseph Albert Wallis
- born the day before, 7 years later, as brother William Walter
- Joseph married Grace Adelaide LEAN on 8 April 1903 in Port Chalmers, Dunedin
- they had 5 children
- Joseph & Grace divorced
- he remarried to Ruby Winifred HARRISON in Dunedin in 1925
- Joseph died aged 63

7/ 9 Dec 1885 - 1969 John Alexander Wallis
- John married Jane Graham IRVINE (1890-1940) in 1919
- he died aged 75

8/ 29 Dec 1887 - ? Maud Mary Wallis
- born same day, 6 years later, as sister Letitia
- nothing known about Maud

9/ 19 July 1888 - ? Bruce Davies Wallis
- nothing known about Bruce

10/ 30 Oct 1889 - 1980 Frederick Cyril Wallis
- Frederick married Eva Elizabeth SINCLAIR (1899-1923) in 1921
- he remarried to Annie Elspeth WELLS (1900-1996) 27 Dec 1926 in Christchurch
- they had 4 daughters
- Fred died aged 90

11/ 9 March 1892 - 1988 Christina Annie Wallis
- Christina married William Edward COLEY (1884-1965) in 1908
- they had 2 known sons
- Christina died aged 96

12/ 30 April 1894 - Bertie Gerald Wallis
- Bertie married Una Mildred OAKENFULL (1898-1918) in 1917
- Una died 4 April 118 aged 20 (possibly child birth ?)
- he remarried to Edith Annie GIBSON (1908-1983) in 1930
- any children being researched, can you help please ...

13/ 10 Nov 1896 - 1964 Harold George Wallis
- Harold married Eileen SYMONDS on 12 April 1922 in Levin
- they had 7 children
- Harold died aged 67

14/ 1 Feb 1898 - 1974 Percival 'Percy' Stanley Wallis
- Percy married Margaret Ann METCALF (1900-1983) in 1925
- he died aged 76 in Auckland


N O T E S

6 September 1903 - BRUCE HERALD
- WALLIS - On the 6th of September, William walter Wallis, miner, the beloved husband of Mary Wallis; aged 50 years. Deeply regretted.


6th September 1904 OTAGO WITNESS
- WALLIS - In fond and loving remembrance of my dear husband, William Walter Wallis, who died at Seacliff, September 6, 1903; in his fifty-first year.
Farewell, my husband dear, farewell;
Adieu to thee, adieu.
And you, my dearly loved ones all,
Farewell, farewell to you.

Dearest father, thou hast left us,
We thy loss most deeply feel;
But 'tis God Who hath bereft us;
He can all our sorrows heal.
- Inserted by his sorrowing wife and family

by s_wallis on 2011-11-29 13:44:04

Hi
More info about Bertie Gerald Wallis. Bertie was a WW1 soldier, occ Grocers assistant, Avenue Road, Greenmeadows.
Elec. Roll 1928 Sponge Bay, Wainui (Gisborne), gardener
Elec. Roll 1957 Frederick Street, Paraparaumu Beach, retired
Buried Paraparaumu Beach, Plot 23 + 24 Cem. block U, Area: Monumental Beam

Others living at Fredrick street, Audrey Nanette, Leon Gerald & Edith Annie (Wife)

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