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BAYFIELD marriages NZ

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BAYFIELD marriages in NZ 1878 - 1922
NOTE When researching this name many have the spelling as BayfEIld, especially on BDM

Alice Bayfield (1886-1943)
married Thomas STANIFORD in 1922
Evening Post, 8 Feb 1943
STANIFORD - On February 6, 1943, at Wellington Hospital, Alice, beloved wife of Thomas Staniford. At rest.
* Alice was cremated at Karori. Believe her ashes are probably South Island

Arthur D'Oyley Bayfield (1850-1917)
* brother of Walter Wormald Bayfield below
* born in Wangford, England to Arthur (1820-1861) & Matilda Anne (1817-1909) Bayfield. Arthur snr became a Chemist and Druggist on Canterbury St, Lyttelton (see notes below)
* married Georgina Charlotte BUSH (1854-1925) in 1877
Nelson Evening Mail, 22 Sep 1877 - MARRIAGE BAYFIELD-BUSH, 21 Feb, Spring Grove, Arthur D'Oyley, eldest son of the late Arthur Bayfield, Lyttelton, Canterbury, to Georgina Charlotte, 2nd daughter of the late Dr Bush of Nelson
the known children of Arthur & Georgina
1877 - 1960 Arthur George D'Oyly Bayfield
1881 - 1952 Frederick Walter 'Fred' D'Oyly Bayfield
*1883 - 1942 Geraldine D'Oyly Bayfield (buried Orowaiti)
1885 - 1946 Henrietta Maud D'Oyly Bayfield
1887 - 1954 Mary Gertrude D'Oyly Bayfield
1892 - 1948 Lionel John D'Oyly Bayfield (manager Chateau, Tongariro)
1893 - 1963 Georgina Marguerite D'Oyly 'Daisy' Bayfield (teacher in Westport)
Star 18 July 1917 - DEATH of ARTHUR (died of gangrene)
BAYFIELD - July 17, at Westport, Arthur D'Oyley Bayfield, aged sixty seven
Greymouth Evening Star, 19 July 1917 - OBITUARY
Mr A. D. Bayfield, an old resident of the Buller district, passed away at the age of 67. He was an Englishman by birth, but arrived at Lyttelton by one of the first four ships when a child of nine months on the Randolph. At the age of 12 he entered the service of the Bank of New Zealand at Lyttelton. In 1870 he was an officer of the Bank of New Zealand in Westport, and was subsequently manager of the National Bank at Reefton. He left the bank and was in business at Nelson where he began business as an auctioneer and land agent in partnership with the late Colonel Holden Webb. About 27 years ago he settled in Westport, where he held several Government appointments. Mr Bayfield was always interested in mining development and he floated into a company, the Westport-Cardiff Coal Mine at Seddonville, a property which was afterwards taken over by the Government. He leaves a widow, four daughters and three sons, one of the latter being with the New Zealand Force on the Western front (Lionel John, Gunner 2/2574)
Press, 15 July 1925 - DEATH of GEORGINA
The death occurred on Monday afternoon, of Mr A. D. Bayfield, highly esteemed and much beloved resident of Westport, where she has resided for over thirty years. The late Mrs Bayfield, whose husband pre-deceased her some years ago, was a daughter of the late Dr Bush, of Brightwater. She is survived by a family of four daughters and three sons - Misses Geraldine and Daisy Bayfield of Westport. Mrs Strachan, wife of Mr Sherman Strachan, editor of the "Westmore News." Mrs Keller, wife of Mr Peter Keller, engineer, Public Works Department, Taihape. Mr A. D. Bayfield, well-known in business and rowing circles in Wellington. Mr Fred Bayfield, North Island and Mr L. J. Bayfield, officer in charge of the Tourist Office, Christchurch
* Arthur is buried at Orowaiti Middle cemetery with wife Georgina, daughter Geraldine and with grandson Arthur William Strachan aged 13 months
*Press, 21 May 1942 DEATH OF GERALDINE
Friends in Canterbury and more particularly on the West Coast, will learn with regret of the death, in Dunedin, this week, of Miss Geraldine D'Oyly Bayfield, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs A. D. Bayfield, formerly of Westport. Miss Bayhfield, who was educated privately and at the Wanganui Girls' College, was prominent in hockey, tennis and golf on the West Coast, and besides being proficient in each sport, she did more than her share on the administrative side, in which she was particularly thorough. An ardent church woman, she gave much time and thought to Sunday school work. Miss Bayfield, who was assistant librarian at the public library, Westport, spent several weeks in Christchurch last month. She is survived by three sister - Mrs Sherman Strachan (Westport), Mrs Peter Keller (Dunedin) and Miss Daisy Bayfield (Waimate) and three brothers - Messrs A. D. Bayfield (Wellington), Fred Bayfield (Auckland) and Lionel Bayfield, Manager of Chateau Tongariro

Arthur George D'Oyley Bayfield (1877-1960)
married Ethel May WALKER (1881-1968) in 1906
daughter of Henry Walker & Elizabeth Ellen Harris of Wellington & Masterton
the known children of Arthur & Ethel
1907 - 1987 Ina Ethel Bayfield
1912 - 1996 Nancy Bayfield
1916 - 1999 Georgina Joan Bayfield

Gwendolen Harriott Bayfield (1905-1983)
married Percival Leslie BURKE (1902-1965) in 1926
son of Edward/Edwin Thomas Burke (1872-1942 born Westport-buried Kelvin Grove) & Emma Caroline Burrell (1871-1958, born Hokitika-buried Kelvin Grove with Edwin)

Harriett Elizabeth 'Eliza' Bayfield (1852-1942)
married Henry James Vanzoelen ROGERS (1832-1904) in 1876
son of Rev John Rogers (1789-1856), Lord of Home, Wentnor, Salop, Rector of Myndtown, Shropshire & Mary Ann (Marianne?) Bodenham (-1846)
Henry arrived in NZ about 1860. He was living in Lyttelton in 1878 when he registered his dog at the Town Clerk's Office. He died in “Te Tahuna”, Sumner, Christchurch 19 Oct 1904, when he was a Boarding House Keeper.
Star, 18 Oct 1904 - DEATH of HENRY ROGERS - At Te Tahuna", Sumner, Henry James Vanzoelan Rogers, youngest son of the late Rev John Rogers of "The Home," Bishop Castle, Shropshire; aged seventy-two years.
Press, 21 Sep 1942 - DEATH of HARRIETT ROGERS - On September 18, at Christchurch, Harriett Elizabeth, widow of the late Henry J. V. Rogers, formerly of Lyttelton; aged 90 years
Henry & Harriett are buried Plot 101 at Linwood

Henrietta Maud D'Oyly Bayfield (1885-1946)
married Sherman STRACHAN in 1908
NZETC, Westport 1906 Mr. SHERMAN STRACHAN, Editor of the “Westport News,” was born in Montrose, Scotland, and is a son of the late Mr. J. Strachan, Montrose shipyards, Scotland, Mr. Strachan came to New Zealand at an early age, and was educated at Port Chalmers. He passed through the entire routine of a newspaper office, and became the editor of the “Westport News” in the year 1899
the known children of Henrietta & Sherman
1910 - 1963 Geraldine Mary Strachan
1912 - 1943 James Sherman Strachan
- Flying Officer James Sherman Strachan (391122) served as a pilot in the Royal New Zealand Air Force. He was the son of Sherman Strachan and of Henrietta Maud D’Oyly Strachan (nee Bayfield), of Westport, Nelson, New Zealand. Flying Officer Strachan was with the RAF when he died aged 31 on 8th April 1943. His grave is in Glenalina Section AS Grave 16 Belfast City Cemetery, Co. Antrim.
1913 - 1969 Margaret Jean Strachan
1914 - 1999 Alan David Strachan
1916 - Dorothy Alison Strachan
1920 - 1921 Arthur William Strachan (aged 13 months, buried with grandparents)

Ina Ethel Bayfield (1907-1987)
married Thomas DENNIS in 1935

Lionel John D'Oyly Bayfield (1892-1948)
married Eileen Vaughan COLEMAN (1895-1972) in 1922
daughter of George Thomas Coleman & Lilla Thompson

Mary Gertrude D'Oyly Bayfield (1887-1954)
married Peter KELLER in 1913
the known children of Mary & Peter
1915 - 1998 Constance Mary Keller
1917 - 1956 Albert Arthur Keller

Mary Harriet Maud Bayfield (1880-1853)
daughter of Walter Bayfield & Jemima Feary
married William PATTERSON in 1902

Matilda Bayfield (1855-1939)
daughter of Arthur & Matilda Bayfield
married William Francis EKINS (1853-1940) in 1882
the known children of Matilda & William, born Nelson
1883 - 1923 Arthur Huitson Ekins (pdf)
- served as Corporal 29238 with the 18th, Canterbury Infantry, C Company NZEF. Married Edith ? in West Norwood in 1918 and they returned to NZ after the war. They had 1 child. He was killed by a tree being felled at his home in South Nelson
1885 - 1901 Leonard D'Oyly Ekins (buried Linwood)
1889 - Reginald George Ekins

Ruby Margaret Bayfield
married Daniel Frederick McENNIS in 1910
the known children of Ruby & Daniel
1911 - 2000 Margaret Maud McEnnis (+ Martin)
1914 - 1980 James Daniel McEnnis
1917 - Joan Ethel McEnnis

Walter Wormald Bayfield (1856-1880)
brother of Arthur D'Oyly Bayfield above
born in NZ to Arthur & Matilda Anne Bayfield
married Jemima FEARY (1857-1913) in Palmerston South, 21 Oct 1878
born in Wakefield, Nelson, 1 of 11 children of Thomas James Feary & Elizabeth 'Betsy' Clark of England
the known children of Walter & Jemima
1879 - 1937 Walter Thomas 'Bert' Bertram Bayfield
Walter died, Globe 21 April, 1880 - BAYFIELD On April 20th, at Timaru, of typhoid fever, Walter Wormald, third son of the late Mr Arthur Bayfield, of Lyttelton, in his 24th year
Westport Times, 7 May 1880 We notice by the Canterbury papers that Walter Wormald Bayfield, brother of Mr A. D. Bayfield, died on the 20th instant, at Timaru. The deceased was only 24 years of age, and was engaged in the Reefton Survey Office, about two and a half years ago. The cause of death was typhoid fever, and general sympathy is expressed at his untimely end.
Star, 1 December 1880 - BIRTH
BAYFIELD - November 8th the widow of the late Walter Bayfield, a daughter..
1880 - 1953 Mary Harriet Maud Bayfield
Jemima next had a daughter
(registered 1 Jan 1883, father unknown)
1883 - Lucy Mary Bayfield
Jemima next married William George Rudd 'Ed' PARKER (1849-1930) in 1885
the known children of Jemima & Ed
1886 - Florence May Parker
1888 - 1942 William Frederick 'Frank' Parker (died Melbourne )
1891 - Ethel Jane Parker
New Zealand Herald, 30 Aug 1930 - DEATH
Mr W. G. R. PARKER. The death has occurred in Auckland of Mr William George Rudd PARKER, at the age of 81 years. Mr Parker was born at Torquay, Devon. He served with the 89th Foot Regiment and was in the famous march to Khandahar under Lord Roberts. Mr Parker came to New Zealand in the early seventies. He is survived by one son, living in Melbourne, and two daughters, living in Auckland. Mrs Parker died 17 years ago.

Walter Thomas Bertram 'Bert' Bayfield (1879-1937)
married Ruby Margaret GUNDRY (1884-1967) in 1904
1 of 8 children to William Hickley Gundry & Ellen Maria Deighton
Star 7 Nov 1904 - MARRIAGE BAYFIELD-GUNDRY - October 26, at St Matthew's, St Albans, by the Rev J. H. Rogers, Walter Thomas Bertram, only son of the late Walter Wormald Bayfield, of Lyttelton, to Ruby Margaret, youngest daughter of William Hickley Gundry, of St Albans.
the known children of Walter & Ruby
1905 - 1983 Gwendolen Harriott Bayfield
1908 - Jean Dorothy Bayfield
Ruby Margaret Bayfield (Mr Hunt) petitioned for the dissolution of her marriage with Walter Thomas Bertram Bayfield, on the grounds of adultery. After hearing evidence, his Honor granted a decree nisi, to be made absolute in three months, with costs against the respondent on the lowest scale
Walter next married Rose HUNT (1879-) in 1922
Rose attended French Farm School at Akaroa and, along with her siblings, excelled in all subjects, her needlework in an exhibition in 1898 was "far above the average"

Arthur & Matilda had children born in Christchurch
1851 - 1918 Charles Lubbock Bayfield (also a chemist in Lyttleton, buried in Reefton)
1853 - 1853 John Bayfield (aged 1 day)
1855 - 1939 Matilda Bayfield
1856 - 1880 Walter Wormald Bayfield
1858 - 1886 Mary Bayfield
Lyttelton Times 19 Oct 1886 - DEATH BAYFIELD - Oct. 17, at Madras street, Mary, the youngest daughter of the late Arthur Bayfield, of Lyttelton; aged 28 years

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