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William Henry NEWENHAM + Florence Mortimer BOUGHTON - buried Bolton Street

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William Henry NEWENHAM (1842-1912)
married Florence Mortimer BOUGHTON (1854-1944) in Wellington 1885

their 4 known children:

1886 - 1969 Florence Grace 'Gracie' Newenham
- born 3 April 1886
- she attended Mount Cook Girls

- Gracie married Thomas Henry Charles BEDFORD in 1912
- they lived in Seatoun, Wellington for a time

Evening Post, 7 December 1912 On Friday afternoon, Miss Gracie Newenham was presented by the firm of Messrs. Joseph Nathan and Co., Ltd., with a solid silver tea service and a silver-mounted crystal salad bowl, on the occasion of her approaching marriage

THOMAS HENRY CHARLES died 26 November 1946 aged 61
- he was cremated at Karori
FLORENCE GRACE died 17 November 1969 aged 83
- her burial not yet found


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1888 - Emily Jane Kathleen 'Kathy' Newenham
- born 30 May 1888
Evening Post, 31 May 1888 NEWENHAM - On 30th May 1888, the wife of W. H. Newenham, Hopper-street, Wellington, N.Z., of a daughter
EMILY died 10 March 1889 aged 9 months

Evening Post, 12 March 1889 NEWENHAM - On Sunday morning, 10th March, 1889, at Hopper-street, Wellington, N.Z., Emily Jane Kathleen, the much beloved and youngest daughter of Wm. H. and Florence Newenham, aged 9 months and 9 days
- she is buried Plot 2309, C of E at Bolton street Cemetery with her father


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1890 - Jessie Mary Newenham
- born 9 April 1890
- she attended Mount Cook Girls
Evening Post, 4 April 1923
... A pleasant little ceremony took place at Messrs Sargood, Son, and Ewen's when Miss Jessie Newenham, who is leaving the staff on account of her approaching marriage, was presented with a handsome silver tea service and silver-mounted oak tray, suitably engraved. The manager, Mr C. G. Wilson, made the presentation, and expressed the good wishes of the donors of the gift

Evening Post, 6 March 1923 A pleasant party was given by Mrs T. Bedford, of Seatoun, in honour of her sister, Miss Jessie Newenham, whose marriage takes place shortly. Many pretty gifts of china were offered to the bride-elect


Evening Post, 14 April 1923
... The wedding was solemnised at St Mark's Church, Wellington, on 7th April, of Miss Jessie Mary Newenham, third daughter of Mrs and the late Mr W. H. Newenham (and grand-daughter of the late Commander Newenham, R.N.), and Mr John Morris Calcinai (1892-1964) - both of Wellington. The Ven Archdeacon Johnson officiated.
The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr W. E. A. Newenham, Britannia Heights, Nelson, wore a charming gown of white satin grenadine, with touches of apricot pink orange blossoms, and a beautiful veil lent by Mrs Rupert Meates, Melbourne.
The chief bridesmaid, Miss Zeta Blackmore, wore a pretty gold satin frock and net hat, wreathed with autumn leaves, and bouquet in keeping. Little Miss Joyce Bedford, niece of the bride, who was train-bearer, wore a dainty frock of sky blue net. Miss Edna Gigger, niece of the bridegroom, was in shell pink crepe-de-chine, and carried a posy of flowers.
Mr H. W. Morris was best man. Mr L. Watkins was at the organ.
The reception was held at 'Rostellan', Broadway, Seatoun, the residence of the bride's sister, Mrs T. H.C. Bedford.
Later Mr and Mrs Calcinai left by motor, the bride travelling in a nigger brown coat frock and hat of Iriental satin and brown feathers

Evening Post, 7 December 1929
... Mrs W. H. Newenham, Wellington, is visiting her daughter, Mrs J. M. Calcinai, Christchurch

JOHN died 27 November 1964 aged 72
JESSIE died 11 August 1979 aged 89
- they were cremated at Karori

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1892 - 1968 William Edward Adino Newenham
- born 30 Dec 1892
- in 1904 William was orderly-room clerk at the Artillery Barracks at mount Cook
- William married Elizabeth Ellen DEVANNY (1896-1927) in 1914
Evening Post, 9 May 1914 NEWENHAM-DEVANNY - On the 17th April, at St Michael's Church, Christchurch, by the Rev Hordon, William Edward Adino, only son of Mrs and the late W. H. Newenham Esq., Wellington, and grandson of the late Commander Newenham, R.N., to Elizabeth Ellen, second daughter of the late WIlliam Devanny, Esq., Nelson

William served in WWI twice as Sergeant 43618 with the NZEF. He embarked 20 Aug 1917 & 19 March 1918. His next of kin was his wife Elizabeth at 72 Oriental Bay, Wellington

Evening Post, 12 October 1920 NEWENHAM - On the 10th October, 1920, to Mr and Mrs W. E. Newenham, Britannia Heights, Nelson - a son

ELIZABETH died 24 Jan 1927 aged 31
- she is buried Plot 030, Block 11 at Wakapuaka cemetery, Nelson

William remarried in July
Evening Post, 2 August 1927
... NEWENHAM-JOHNSTONE - On the 29th July, 1927, at All Saints Church, Nelson, by Rev Canon Dart, William Edward Adino, only son of Mrs W. H. Newenham, Wellington, to Dulcie May, second daughter of Mr and Mrs J. E. (John Eric) Johnstone, of Stoke, Nelson
NOTE (this was DULCIE MAY BERGSTROM! 1906-1993)
... Dulcie May was born 16 May 1906 to John Eric (1870-1955) & Elizabeth Emma (1883-1972) BERGSTON (she had a sister, Nita Lillian Bergstrom (1901-2005) who married Murdo Alexander McRae (1894-1963) in 1920), did her parents change their name to Johnstone??.
There was a John Erick Bergstrom who died in Grey Lynn, Auckland 8 Nov 1918 aged 86

in 1931 Dulcie May Newenham remarried to Archibald Lyall Gilbert Coulter in Napier
- they had a daughter:
1934 - Jill Elizabeth Coulter

Evening Post, 4 February 1944 Mr W. E. Newenham of Nelson, has been advised that his son, William A. Newenham, D.F.C., has been promoted to the rank of flight lieutenant. Mr Newenham's three sons are in the forces overseas and he is on home service with the R.N.Z.A.F.

WILLIAM EDWARD died 20 December 1967 aged 74
- he is buried Plot 006, Block 02D at Marsden Valley Cemetery, Nelson

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William Henry Newenham died 9 June 1912 aged 70
Dominion, 10 June 1912 NEWENHAM On the 9th June 1912, at the Wellington Hospital, William Henry Newenham, late of Defence Department, Wellington, N.Z., elder son of the late Commander Newenham, R.N., aged seventy years
... The death occurred at the Hospital yesterday of Mr William Henry Newenham, elder son of the late Commander Newenham, R.N., at the age of seventy. Deceased joined the Armed Constablulary in September, 1881, and after some years he was transferred to the Permanent Force, with the rank of gunner, where he remained until December, 1905. During the time he spent in the Permanent Artillery, his servies were availed of in the clerical branch. He held the Imperial and New Zealand long service and good conduct medals
- William is buried Plot 2309, C of E at Bolton street

Florence Mortimer Newenham died 1944 aged 90
Evening Post, 22 August 1944 NEWENHAM The Friends of the late Florence Mortimer Newenham are invited to attend her Funeral, which will leave our Chapel, 25 Kent Tce., Tomorrow (Wednesday). August 23, 1944, at the conclusion of the Service, which commences at 10.30 a.m., for the Crematorium, Karori
- Florence was cremated at Karori 23 Aug 1944 & possibly buried with William


PHOTO
plot 2309, Bolton Street Cemetery

last resting place of:
... William Henry Newenham in 1912
* his daughter Emily Jane Kathleen 'Kathy' Newenham in 1889
photographed 1960s by City Sexton, Percival James Edward Shotter, (1912-1989), prior to its being dismantled to make way for the Wellington motorway

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