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Katherine Emma 'Kate' Axup, New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

The AXUP family in New Zealand
James Axup (1808-1887) was born in Yorkshire, England. He married Mary Cooke (1813-1881) in Yorkshire on 26 Jan 1836. They both died in Yorkshire.
There were a number of children but their oldest, Aaron 'Henry' Axup is the only one found to date to have emigrated to NZ...

1836 - 1895 Aaron 'Henry' Axup
born in Rawcliffe, Yorkshire
married Fanny Dyer (1833-1919) in Preston, Lancashire in 1857
the known children of Henry & Fanny
* 1857 - 1857 Anne Margaret Axup
..1 1858 - 1942 Katherine Emma 'Kate' Axup (+ Wastney NZ)
..2 1859 - 1934 Walter Eustace Axup (+ Ross NZ)
* 1861 - 1867 Frederick Bowling Axup (aged 6 in Buckinghamshire)
..3 1862 - 1941 Ellen Axup (+ Hurley NZ)
Henry arrived into Lyttelton 26 Sep 1862 on the barque 'Mersey'. However, the passenger report suggests he came on his own. Read obituary of his son Walter below which says he (Walter) arrived on the 'Ben Ledi' in 1877. Did Henry come to set up for his family? Did Fanny and the children arrive much later?

..1 1858 - 1942 KATHERINE EMMA 'Kate' Axup
..2 1859 - 1934 Walter Eustace Axup
..3 1862 - 1941 ELLEN Axup

TIMELINE of their father HENRY AXUP

..1 1858 - 1942 KATHERINE EMMA 'Kate' Axup
born Berkshire, England
married Henry 'Harry' Wastney (1866-1931) 13 March 1890 in Nelson
* Harry was born in NZ 16 Dec 1865 to William Wastney & Mary Georgina Fowler. When land was sold in Todd's Valley, Wakapuaka, Harry was one of those who took over the land at the head of the valley. His father William (1831-) had arrived in Nelson in 1842 with his mother on the "Lloyds," his father having arrived with Wakefield's Expedition. As a lad he did his fair share of hard work in the new settlement, joined his father in the building trade, and later moved with his parents to Wakapuaka where his father had taken up land. He took a keen interest in local, as well as general, politics and served on various local bodies and organisations. William later took over 'Rivington', a large property first established in 1844 by William Charles Hodgson, a Manchester cotton spinner
the known children of Kate & Harry
..1a 1892 - 1901 Eric Dyer Wastney
- Eric died aged 10
Colonist, 23 Dec 1901 - DEATH
WASTNEY - On December 21st, 1901, at "Sunny Bank" Wakapuaka, Eric Dyer, only son of Henry and Katherine Wastney, aged 10 years

..1b 1896 - 1981 Leslie Bernice Wastney
Otago Witness, 24 July 1918 - SOCIAL NEWS A most successful returned soldiers dance was held in St Patrick's Hall in Blenheim. A sumptuous supper was provided by the ladies, the table being prettily decorated with autumn leaves and red and pink camellias. Among those present were ... and Miss Leslie Wastney, wearing pale blue ninon ...
New Zealand Herald, 5 May 1927 - SOCIAL NEWS Miss Leslie Wastney, who has been the guest of Mrs W. Bell, of Flaxmere, Blenheim, has returned to Auckland
- Leslie married Harry George South (1888-1971) in 1929
Harry first married Ivy Selman in 1920
New Zealand Herald, 3 Feb 1920 - MARRIAGE
SOUTH-SELMAN - On January 8 1920, at Peter's Church, Onehunga, by the Rev J. R. Burgin, Harry George South, of West Essex, England, to Ivy Tugels, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. Selman, of Mount Roskill, late of Wilts., England
* Ivy died 20 Aug 1926 aged 26
Auckland Star, 18 Sep 1925 - PERSONAL WOULD Harry South, or anyone knowing his address, communicate with H, 1332, Star

..1c 1902 - 1971 William 'Keith' Wastney
- William married Edna Louisa Harlick (1913-1992) in 1936
* daughter of Henry Arthur Harlick (1884-1937) & Mary Beswick

On 14 Jan 1886 His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Major Jervois, returned to Wellington. Miss Axup (either Kate or Ellen) attended the Citizens' Ball .. lots of info and name dropping in this account

HENRY WASTNEY died 7 March 1931 in Ellerslie, Auckland
New Zealand Herald, 9 March 1931 - DEATH OF HARRY
WASTNEY - On March 7 1931, at his residence, 1 Te Marama Avenue, Ellerslie, Henry, dearly-loved husband of Katherine E. Wastney, late of Nelson
KATHERINE WASTNEY died 2 July 1942 in Auckland Hospital
New Zealand Herald, 3 July 1942- DEATH OF KATHERINE
WASTNEY - On July 2, 1942, at Auckland Hospital, Katherine Emma, beloved wife of the late Henry Wastney, loved mother of Mrs Leslie South, Wellington; Keith, Auckland; and grandma of Margaret and Ngaire; in her 85th years.
* They are buried at Hillsborough cemetery

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