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MURGATROYD marriages New Zealand 1888 - 1932

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the MURGATROYD marriages in New Zealand 1888 - 1932


Arthur Murgatroyd (1891-?)
- son of Benjamin Murgatroyd & Ellen Maud Bezzant
- married Lena May COAD (1896-1972) in 1913
- Arthur was a Garage Proprietor in Matamata

Benjamin Murgatroyd (1864-1957)
- married Ellen Maude BEZZANT (1871-1943) in 1890
on August 12 1935 at Wellington, David (1856-1935), loved and only brother of Benjamin Murgatroyd, 71 Owens Road, Epsom, Auckland

* John Murgatroyd (1863-1951)
- married Mary Alice FLETCHER (1863-1940) in 1888
- their known children:
1889 - Gordon Fletcher Murgatroyd
1890 - Olive Gertrude Murgatroyd
1892 - Alice Muriel Murgatroyd
1893 - Sydney Allan Murgatroyd
1895 - Hugh Lester Murgatroyd
1899 - Margaret Lilian Murgatroyd
1902 - George Fletcher Murgatroyd

John Bertie Murgatroyd (1884-1958)
- married Gladys Langdon ELLIOT (1887-1973) in 1909


Joseph Murgatroyd (1858-1940)
- Joseph married Jane CLARKSON (1850-1942) in 1888
Joseph arrived into Lyttelton 2 Aug 1880 on the 'Loch Awe' from London with his parents & 6 siblings
On 3 Nov 1888 at Durham street, Wesleyan Church (Christchurch), by the Rev W. J. Williams (President of the Conference), Joseph, eldest son of Mr Joseph Murgatroyd, of Christchurch, late of Apperley, Yorkshire, England, to Jane, only daughter of Mr James Clarkson, Apperley, Yorkshire, England
- the known children of JOSEPH & JANE:
1889 - ? Mary Murgatroyd
- On 6 Dec 1889 at St James street, Linwood, the wife of Joseph Murgatroyd, junr., of a daughter
1894 - ? Charles Stanley Murgatroyd
1897 - 1966 Harold Clifford Murgatroyd
1902 - 1970 Nora Agnes Murgatroyd
NOTE see notes below for this family
* = indicates siblings of this Joseph Murgatroyd (jnr)
* = indicates children of this Joseph Murgatroyd (jnr)


Leslie Benjamin Murgatroyd (1902-1989)
- son of of Benjamin Murgatroyd & Ellen Maud Bezzant
- Leslie married Doris Evelyn THOMPSON (1905-2003) in 1927

William Henry Murgatrody (1881-1960)
- married Mary Elizabeth GREENOUGH (1881-1915) in 1910
- Mary died in Wanganui the same day as her stillborn daughter
on the 30th September 1915, at Wanganui, Mary Elizabeth, dearly-beloved wife of William Henry Murgatroyd, aged 34 years. Private interment

William Henry Murgatroyd (1881-1941)
- born in Pendalton, England to David Murgatroyd & Hannah Mortimer
- William married Elsie Elicia Rossiter (1883-1921)
- Elsie was born in Christchurch & died in Cheviot aged 38
- William next married Mona Mildred DAVIDSON (1899-1981) in 1925
12 June 1941 The Friends of the late William Henry Murgatroyd are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, which will leave the Sacred Heart Church, Britannia Street, Petone, Tomorrow (Friday), June 13, 1941, at 2 p.m. for the Taita Cemetery

William Mortimer Murgatroyd (1902-2002)
- son of William Henry Murgatroyd & Elsie Elicia Mabel Rossiter
- married Eva Margaret BELL (1911-1975) in 1931


Beryl Alicia Mary Murgatroyd (1906-2000)
- daughter of William Henry Murgatroyd & Elsie Elicia Mabel Rossiter
- married Herman Otto Henry SCHWAMM (1899-1968) in 1926

Estelle Florence Murgatroyd (1909-2007)
- daughter of William Henry Murgatroyd & Elsie Elicia Mabel Rossiter
- married Colin Ogilvie ROSS (1909-1967) in 1930

Ethel Vera Murgatroyd (1896-1977)
- daughter of of Benjamin Murgatroyd & Ellen Maud Bezzant
- married James Robert WEST (1891-1973) in 1920

Florence Murgatroyd
- married Henry RINALDI (1873-1940) in 1903

Florence Rita Murgatroyd (1895-1954)
- daughter of of Benjamin Murgatroyd & Ellen Maud Bezzant
- married Harold Scott TRIM (1900-1989) in 1924

Ivy Winifred Murgatroydp (1892-1963)
- married John Cameron KAY (1889-1967) in 1915

Joyce Denton Murgatroyd (1911-1973)
- daughter of John Bertie Murgatroyd & Gladys Langdon Elliot
- married Richard Kenneth WILLIAMS (1901-1960) in 1930

* Sarah Murgatroyd (1860-1937)
- married William Calder AIKEN (1858-1916) 6 Nov 1902 in Wellington
- Born in Nelson, William first married Clara SMITH (1858-1900) in 1882 in Queensland. He returned to New Zealand in 1896 and settles in Christchurch



the known siblings of Joseph Murgatroyd:
1858 - 1940 Joseph Murgartroyd
1860 - 1937 Sarah Murgatroyd
Martha S. Murgatroyd
1863 - 1951 John Murgatroyd
Elizabeth Murgatroyd
1869 - 1904 Harriet Murgatroyd
1871 - 1900 Annie Murgatroyd

Jane Clarkson was born in Lancashire, England to James CLARKSON (1820-1900) & Mary LAMBERT
- the known siblings of Jane Clarkson:
1850 - 1942 Jane Clarkson
1851 - 1928 Thomas Clarkson
1855 - 1861 Ann Clarkson
1859 - 1947 Joseph Clarkson
? - ? William Clarkson

On 22 Nov 1895 Joseph Murgatroyd & his brother John took over their father's (Joseph Murgatroyd) Wool Scouring and Fellmongering businesses at Christchurch and Patea

* On 8 Jan 1900 at Rolleston street, Linwood, Christchurch, Annie, youngest daughter of Joseph Murgatroyd sen., died aged tweny-eight. [Bradford (Yorks) papers please copy]

10 Feb 1900 Owing to continued ill health, Mr Joseph Murgatroyd, one of the original Directors of the Christchurch Meat Company, resigned

12 June 1901 CHRISTCHURCH WOOLBROKERS ASSOCIATION - The Skin Sale, Thursday, 13th June, will be held at 12 noon for the convenience of Buyers and Brokers who desire to attend the Funeral of the late Joseph Murgatroyd (aged 74)

27 March 1906 Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore existing between us, the undersigned, Joseph and John Murgatroyd, in the trade or business of Woolbrokers and Woolscourers, carried on by us at Christchurch and Auckland under the style or firm of Murgatroyd Bros., was this day Dissolved by mutual consent. All Debts due to and owing by the late firm will be received and paid by the undersigned Joseph Murgatroyd by whom the business will infuture be carried on at Auckland under the style or firm of Murgatroyd Bros.

1 July 1913 ON TOUR, LONDON - Mr and Mrs N. C. Aiken, of Christchurch, are staying at Sidcup, where they are the guests of Mr Joseph Murgatroyd (Mrs Aiken's brother). The plans include visits to all parts of Great Britain and they return to New Zealand via France and Italy

* from the LONDON GAZETTE, 2 Oct 1915 ... Charles Stanley Murgatroyd to be Second Lieutenant
* from the CHRISTCHURCH PRESS, 9 Feb 1917 ... News from London - Two sons of Mr J. Murgatroyd (late of Canterbury) are on service. Both were born in New Zealand. Mr Charles Stanley Murgatroyd has a commission in the Royal East Kent Yeomanry, and Mr H. Clifford Murgatroyd in the Royal Garrison Artillery

Durham Street, Wesleyan Church, Christchurch

... a handsome stone building, at the corner of Durham and Chester Streets. Two large towers surmount the front, and the sides are protected by heavy balustrades. The foundation, stone was laid early in 1864, by Mr. Samuel Bealey, then Superintendent of the Province, and the opening services were held on the 25th of December, of the same year
- see Joseph Murgatroyd & Jane Clarkson

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by ngairedith on 2013-03-24 04:09:05

updated for Muzza ...

by ngairedith on 2013-03-24 04:16:48

muzza wrote ...

Subject: Jane Clarkson
To: ngairedith
From: Muzza007
Date: 2013-03-23 19:52:02

Hi there, I was wondering if you had any other information on Jane Clarkson in the listing below. I am seeking out Clarksons and Carsons of Kaitangata and believe I had an Aunt by this name. Sister of Mary , Joseph and Matthew of Kaitangata Otago New Zealand

as seen above, further research reveals that once Jane's sister Ann dies in 1861, Jane becomes the 'only daughter' of ...

maybe you know of the family muzza is referring to

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