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Marriages from NZ Herald, 7 April 1934

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On February 10 1934, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Auckland, by Rev J. E. Draper, Lucelle Moncrieffe, only daughter of the late Mr J. W. Atkinson, of New Plymouth and Mrs K. M. Craig, of Auckland, to Cecil Henry, elder son of the late Mr P. F. Battley and Mrs L. L. Battley, of Auckland
...who they were:
bride: Lucelle Moncrieffe Atkinson (1908-1990), aka Lucy Sylvia Moncrieffe Atkinson. Born in Auckland to John William 'Jack' Atkinson (1885-1913) & Catherine/Kathleen Mary Harris (1886-1947).
Her father drowned, aged 27, at Sumner, Christchurch, 28 Feb 1913 when she was 4. Her mother Catherine next married (under maiden name Harris) in 1914 to William Alfred Craig (see notes).
* William Alfred Craig (1870-1948) married Florence Eugene Preece (1871-1946) 11 Jan 1894 in Christchurch and they 'settled' in Auckland. After 6 weeks Florence returned to Christchurch and became Christchurch's first professional women photographer. In 1896 she is Florence Preece, living with her father, John Preece the tailor, in Christchurch. In 1899 she is still living with her father (parents?) but under the name Florence Craig, a name she went under until her death.
* William had a son, Leslie Joseph Craig (1904-) with Florence Jane Aitken (1877-1911)
* William divorced Florence Eugene (Preece) in June 1908, citing her desertion.
* William married Florence Jane Aitken on 12 July 1911. Florence died in Auckland 2 months later.
* William next married Kathleen Mary Harris in 1914 as above and had a daughter, Nola Kathleen Linetta Craig (1915-)
groom: Cecil Henry Battley (1906-1988). Born in Auckland to Percy Frederick Battley (1869-1910) & Leila Latham Wilks (1877-1953)

On February 14 1934, at St Paul's Church, Ngatea, by Rev F. G. Truman, Doris Ellen, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs H. P. Hayward, Otorohanga, to William Jack, eldest son of Mr and Mrs J. W. Baxter, Ngatea, formerly of Lydney, Gloucestershire, England
...who they were:
bride: Doris Ellen Hayward (1910-2014). Daughter of Henry Pilkington Hayward (1882-1978) & Mabel Peers Adams (1888-1978). On July 2014, Doris Ellen Baxter, passed away peacefully, in her 105th year. Dearly loved wife of the late William and much loved mum of Lorna and the late Arthur, Barbara and the late David, Richard and Elizabeth, Yvonne and John ..
groom: William Jack Baxter (1906-1975)

On March 3, at St Stephen's, Auckland, by Rev Fraser Barton, Winifred Gertrude, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs E. T. Tate, Herne Bay, Auckland, to Mervyn, only son of Mr and Mrs E. Clark, Mount Albert, Auckland.
...who they were:
bride: Winifred Gertrude Tate (1910-1937). Daughter of Edward Thomas Tate & Winifred Haxton Matthews. Winifred died aged 26, 13 months after her marriage. CLARK On April 26, at the residence of her parents, 10 Marlborough Street, Mount Eden, Winifred Gertrude, beloved wife of Mervyn Clark and youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs E. T. Tate. At rest.
groom: Mervyn Clark (1907-1993). Son of Ernest Clark (1878-1936) & Flora Banbury (1879-1962). Mervyn next married Gladys Frances 'Mollie' ? (1915-1986). He was good all-rounder cricket player, formerly of Parnell, later played for Waikato in the 1940s, died 4 April 1993 at Assisi Home, Matangi, Hamilton. Buried Hamilton Park GOM-L-080 with Mollie

On April 5 1934, at Christ Church, Ellerslie, by the Rev H. H. Bedford, Wilfrid Charles, eldest son of Mr and Mrs C. Cockell, London, England, to Winifred Grace, only daughter of Mr and Mrs G. Windross, One Tree Hill, Auckland. Address: Suva, Fiji
...who they were:
bride: Winifred Grace Windross (1897-1969). Daughter of George Windross (1868-1938) & Kate Barker (1874-1963). Winifred died 28 Feb 1969 and her ashes interred Plot 900, Block B, Area 11 at Hillsborough, Auckland.
groom: Wilfrid Charles Cockell (1903-1999). Wilfred was born 23 July 1903 and died 24 Jan 1999 at Howick, Auckland. He was cremated at Purewa and ashes returned. Possible they are buried at Hillsborough with Winifred

On February 21 1934, at the Beresford Street Congregational Church, Auckland, by Rev A. V. Whiting, Irene Jane, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs F. Barber of Richardson Road, Mount Roskill, to Grahame Robert, youngest son of Mrs and the late Mr H. Edmonds, of Haumoana, Northcote.
...who they were:
bride: Irene Jane Barber (1907-1993)
groom: Grahame Robert Edmonds (1906-1982). 1 of 9 children (6 sons), of Henry 'Leb' Edmonds (1860-1911) & Sarah Jane Fisher (1864-1948). Grahame died 13 April 1982 in Wellington

On April 4, at St Barnabas' Church, Auckland, by the Rev F. G. Harvie, Elizabeth, elder daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Howard, Taunton, England and niece of Mr and Mrs T. Casey, of Buckland's Beach, Auckland, to Harold, only son of Mr and Mrs J. W. Gee, Birkenhead, England.
...who they were:
bride: Elizabeth Howard (1901-) was possibly born in Ireland
groom: Harold Gee (1901-1979)

On February 28, at St James' Church, by Rev C. G. Scrimgeour, Lola Marie, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs B. Dunlop, Paeroa, to Albert, elder son of Mrs and the late Mr T. Hargreaves, Paeroa.
...who they were:
bride: Lola Marie Dunlop (1913-1980). Daughter of Robert Basil Dunlop & Mabel Jessie Dove.
groom: Albert Hargreaves (1907-1960). 1 of 4 children of Thomas Hargreaves (1878-1922) & Mary Devine. His father was a bargeman. He was drowned when knocked overboard from a Northern Steamship Company cargo boat bound from Te Aroha to Paeroa. Albert was aged 14 at the time

On February 28, at St Michael's Anglican Church, Henderson, by Rev F. H. Cable, Leila Mary, fourth daughter of Mr and Mrs A. W. Bussey, Henderson, to Douglas Allan, son of Mr and Mrs J. A. Holt, Henderson.
...who they were:
bride: Leila Mary Bussey (1912-2004) 4th of at least 9 children (8 daughters) of Alfred William Bussey (1877-1955) & Alice Matilda White (1884-1958)
groom: Douglas Alan Holt (1906-1989). Born in Oamaru to Joseph Attwood Holt (1870-1934) & Lena Gebbie (1878-1946). His father Joseph, died in Auckland 8 months later,

On March 6, at Alma Rd., Presbyterian Church, Melbourne, Etta, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Lumsden, Auckland, to Dr Arthur Hughes, of Melbourne.
(unknown why her name was written Lumsden)
...who they were:
bride: Marguerite 'Etta' Whitton (1907-1996). Born in Mangapiko, Waikato, a daughter of John Whitton & Jane Ballantine.
groom: Arthur Hugo Hughes (1894-1968) was born in Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales to Edward Francis Hughes who was later a newspaper proprietor in Portland & Mortlake, Victoria, Australia

On December 21 (1933), at the Pukemiro Presbyterian Church, by Rev A. French, Elizabeth Jardine, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs John Brownlie, Pukemiro, to Percival Lawrence, second son of Mr and Mrs Fred Snelling, Moawhanga, Taihape
...who they were:
bride: Elizabeth Jardine Brownlie (1910-2004)
groom: Percival Lawrence Snelling (1894-1972). Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Frederick (1866-1944) & Louisa Eliza (1866-1957) Snelling. Percival served as Rifleman 13816 with the 8th Reinforcements, 2nd battalion, F Company, NZRB. His next of kin was his father F. Snelling of Moawhango. They are buried in Ngaruawahia, Waikato

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