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Alfred Henry BRIND & Mae Harriet Sophia WEEDEN - Nelson, Westport & Hawera

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Alfred Henry BRIND married Mae Harriet Sophia WEEDEN at the Weslyan Chapel, Nelson, Marborough in May 1865

Alfred was a son of Captain William Darby Brind (1794-1850), Master mariner, whaler (Engand to Kororahrika, Bay of Islands) and Eliza Anne SNOSWELL (1816-1885) who married at Gravesend, Kent on 19 Dec 1835 and had at least 9 chilren
- see also Girls' War. Called the Girls? War because it began with insults and curses being exchanged between young high-ranking Maori women, rivals for the affection of Captain William Derby Brind
- DEATH On August 7, 1885, at the residence of her son, Alton-street, Nelson, Eliza Anne, relict of the late Captain William Darby Brind, of the Bay of Islands, N.Z., aged 69

the known children
1866 - ? Mae Elizabeth Fanny Brind
BORN March 8, at her residence, Nile-street, the wife of Mr A. H. Brind, of a daughter
MARRIED Horace KNIGHT-BAKER (1868-1931) in 1893
- 1893 Hawera, Mrs Horace Knight Baker will visit pupils for pianoforte at their homes and also at Normanby school residence
DEATH on the 8th June 1931, at his residence 23 Friend street Karori, Horace Knigh-Baker, beloved husband of Fannie Baker, and father of Mrs Noreen Colwill.A patient sufferer at rest

1867 - 1867 unnamed female Brind
BORN on 13 July, Mrs A. H. Brind (prematurely) of a daughter
DIED on 14 July 1867, the infant child of Mrs A. H. Brind

1868 - ? Minnie Phoebe Kate Brind
BIRTH - On the 4th November, Mrs Alfred H. Brind, of a daughter
MARRIAGE - At the Manse, Invercargill, on the 18th October, by the Rev. George Lindsay, John Henderson McGAW, to Minnie Phoebe Kate, second daughter of A. H. Brind, Esq., Nelson
MARRIED William Spencer SMITH in 1901 OR William SPENCER-SMITH

1871 - 1872 Emily Maria Maud Brind
DIED On December 28, at Nelson, Emily Maria Maud, youngest daughter of Mr A. H. Brind, aged 1 year and 10 months (a week after her brother William Henry, below)

1872 - 1872 William Henry Brind
BORN on July 18, at Nelson, the wife of Mr A. H. Brind of a son
DIED on December 20 1872, at Nelson, William Henry Brind, infant son of Mr A. H. Brind, aged 5 months

1875 - 1876 Alfred Russell Brind
- Alfred died aged 1 month

1878 - 1950 Constance Evylyn Brind
BIRTH 6 March 1878 at Collingwood street, the wife of Alfred Henry Brind, of a daughter
MARRIAGE - on the 27th October, 1906, at Christ Church, by the Rev J.B. Maclean, Robert John Henry, eldest son of Thomas Nicholas Esq., Hawera, to Constance Evylyn, youngest aughter of A. H. Brind, Wanganui

1881 - 1966 Eardley Reginald John Brind
- in November 1907 Eardley was made night-watchman for the town of Wanganui. "Mr Brind holds some excellent credentials as to his efficiency as a night-watchman, and no doubt the knowlege of his engagement in the capacity will afford our local merchants and business people generally, an dditional indicaiton that during the long hours of the night their interests and their property will be well looked after"
- Eardley was a Seaman, He died aged 84 23 July 1966. He is buried Plot 215, Block F at Orowaiti cemetery (Westport) with Mary Esther (born Auckland 1881 - died 26 Jan 1965)
13 July 1916 - BOYD, In loving memory of my little mate, James Kelvin Boyd, who died in Paekakariki on the 13th July 1915. Still in memory ever dear. Inserted by Eardley Brind (James was 4, son of Robert James BOYD & Minnie DIEPENHEIM). Same Memoriam was inserted in the Evening Post in 1920

1884 - 1884 Emeline Haywood Brind
- Emeline died aged 12 hours

- At Hawera, on Monday, 21st April, 1924, Alfred Henry, dearly beloved husband of Mae Brind, of Caledonia Street, Hawera; aged 81 years. Deeply regretted
... The death occurred in the Hawera Hospital on Monday of Alfred Brind, of Caledonia street, Hawera. Deceased, who was in his 82nd year, had lived a number of years in Hawera, but he was really an old resident of Nelson. He was born in Russell, his father, Captain William D. Brind, coming to New Zealand 108 years ago. When 15 years of age deceased went to Greenwich Naval College, where he received his education. Later he joined the navy, but the call of New Zealand was strong and he eventually returned to his native country to join in the gold rush on the West Coast. Later he went to Nelson, and in the days when Nelson was a provincial district he was in charge of the Government buildings in that town. Then came 25 years of service in the Anchor Line, during which time he was aboard the boats running between Nelson and Westport. Retiring from the sea he purchased the Grand Hotel in Westport, includng the Egmont and Commercial Hotels in Hawera.
Deceased, who was much respected and had many friends, leaves a widow, a son and three daughters. The son is Mr J. Brand of Hawera and the daughters are Mrs BICHOLAS (Hawera), Mrs Horace Knight BAKER (Wellington) and Mrs Spencer SMITH, who is now travelling in Australia


a number of these articles were taken from Papers Past
the EGMONT HOTEL Hawera c.1907
once owned by Alfred Henry Brind

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