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Louisa Violet Pidgeon, Takamatua Bay, 8th of 15 children

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Louisa Violet Pidgeon was born 31 March 1891 at Takamatua Bay, Christchurch, the 8th of 15 children of William Pidgeon & Maree Aglia/Aglee Narbey

HER PARENTS
* 1857 - 1935 William Pidgeon
. . born: 3 June 1857 at Long Bay, Banks Peninsula
. . parents: Philip Pidgeon (1824-1862) from Kentisbeare, Devon and Ann Murray Magee (1834-1880) born Montreal, Canada. Ann Magee emigrated to Akaroa with her parents John & Maria McGee from Northern Ireland, 3 sisters and a brother, on the 'Duke of Bronte' into Lyttelton 5 June 1851
. . married: Mary Aglee Narbey 4 June 1881
. . died: 25 Dec 1935 aged 78 at Cashel St., Christchurch

* 1860 - 1942 Mary Aglee Narbey
. . born: 30 Aug 1860 at Long Bay, Banks Peninsula
. . parents: Francois Leonor Narbey (1828-1913) from Rouen, Upper Normandy, France and Mary Ann Magee (1826-1909) born Northern Ireland. Mary Magee emigrated to Akaroa with her parents John & Maria Magee, 3 sisters and a brother, on the 'Duke of Bronte' into Lyttelton 5 June 1851
. . died: 12 June 1942 aged 81 in Christchurch
. . . NOTE .
the mothers
of William & Mary were sisters, whose father, John Magee (1809-1854), just 3 years after arrival, fell into a watercourse in a snowstorm at Akaroa one night, after several days heavy drinking with his mate Woodhams (newspaper says they started 3 weeks previous) and perished from cold and exhaustion

HER SIBLINGS
1881 - 1941 Annie Mary Pidgeon (+Ware)
1883 - 1918 William Henry Philip Pidgeon (+Mason, KIA France)
1884 - 1885 John Edward Pidgeon
1886 - 1957 Francois Frederick 'Fred' Pidgeon (+Mather)
1887 - 1958 Victor Edwin Pidgeon (+Harris)
1888 - 1963 Lily Jane Pidgeon (+Wakeman)
1890 - 1915 Hector Owen Pidgeon (KIA Gallipoli)
1891 - 1929 Louisa Violet Pidgeon (+Harris)
1893 - 1962 Wilfred Louis Pidgeon (+Hartley)
1894 - 1923 Griffen Cecil Pidgeon (+Trusler)
1897 - 1946 Mildred Rebecca Pidgeon (+Reed)
1898 - 1977 Greta Gladys Pidgeon (+Reed)
1901 - 1978 Mona Irene Pidgeon (+Wright)
1902 - 1972 Kate Dorothy Grace Pidgeon (+Finch)
1908 - 1957 Ronald Leonard Pidgeon (+Caswell)
.. father of Colin Ross Pidgeon (1939-2020), QC, QSM

LOUISA MARRIED
Percy Harris (1889-1971) 26 April 1911 at Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula.
Son of Silas Ambrose Harris (1856-1937) & Jane Amy Hammond (1860-1931)

HER DAUGHTERS
1913 - 1949 Joyce Irene Harris (+Herriot)
.. died Carterton
1915 - 2014 Rita Jean Harris (+Burrell)
.. died Levin
1919 - 2011 Violet Rose Harris (+Jesson)
.. died Christchurch
1921 - 2002 Phyllis Doreen Harris (+McFadzen)
.. died Carterton

LOUISA DIED 18 March 1929 aged 37
Akaroa Mail, 19 March 1929
HARRIS At the Christchurch Hospital on 18 March, Violet Louisa, beloved wife of Percy Harris, Okain's Bay, aged 87 years. After a long and painful illness. Funeral at 2p.m. on Wednesday (to-morrow)
at Okain's Bay.

Mrs PERCY HARRIS There passed away at 4,40a.m. yesterday at the Christchurch Hospital, Mrs Percy Harris of Okain's Bay after a long and painful illness extending over several months. Deceased was a daughter of Mr W. Pidgeon of Little River and leaves a husband and four daughters to mourn their loss.
The funeral takes place to-morrow (Wednesday) at 2p.m. at Okain's Bay. Much sympathy is felt with Mr Harris and family in their bereavement.

FUNERAL The funeral of the late Mrs Percy Harris took place on Wednesday. The Rev Mr Hay of Little River conducted the service at the church and at the graveside. The pall-bearers were representatives of the Oddfellows Lodge. Wreaths were sent by the following sympathisers:- Father, mother and Ron; Victor, Lucy and children; Wilfred, Beatie and children; George and Greta; Jim and Mona, Charlie and Mildred; Mr and Mrs S. A. Harris; Mr and Mrs H. Harris and family; Mr and Mrs A. W. Harris; Arthur, Ruby and family; Mr and Mrs E. A. Harris; Eric and Mary Hammond; Mr and Mrs J. J. Tibbotts and family; Miss Heath; Mr and Mrs W. Robinson and Winnie; Mr and Mrs W. Thomas and family; Mr and Mrs Reg Mason and family; Mr and Mrs W. Mould and family; Mr and Mrs Eric Moore; Mr and Mrs W. G. Harris; Mr and Mrs H. Reed and family; Mr C. B. Thacker; Mr and Mrs Arnold Ware; Mr and Mrs Percy Moore and family' Mr and Mrs J. Boleyn and family; Mr and Mrs E. Coffin; Mr and Mrs Roger Mason; Mr and Mrs W. Hammond and family; Mr and Mrs H. J. Mason; Mr J. B. Ware; Archie and Margaret; Mr and Mrs E. J. Richfield; Mrs W. Hawes; Mr and Mrs H. C. Mason; Mr and Mrs Joe Harris Senr and family; Mr and Mrs G. Choate

LOUISA is buried at Okains Bay Cemetery
* Percy Harris next married Frances Winifred 'Winnie' Fyfe (1902-1993) in 1935, daughter of David Andrew Fyfe & Sarah Ann Scott

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