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Wellington Districts BIRTHS in 1872

Journal by ngairedith

some 1872 BIRTHS in the Wellington Districts
taken from newspapers of the day via Papers Past
* ANDERSON on 11 Sep, at Tasman-st, the wife of Henry Anderson, of a daughter
:: Henry ANDERSON & Caroline SCHULTZE had Maud Anderson
... 4th of 8 known children
* Evening Post, 20 Jul 1888 Henry Anderson (1838-88) was born at Glasgow, educated there and trained as an analytical chemist. He was for a while a pupil of Dr MacAdam. Before coming to New Zealand (1858) he contributed a good deal to the papers in Rothesay and made a voyage to China with his brother (a sea captain). Anderson spent two years with a sister in Rangitikei before coming into contact with T. W. McKenzie (q.v.), who appointed him in 1863 editor of the Wellington Independent. He was a vigorous and forceful writer and made his influence felt in provincial politics. With C. Roe and J. and E. Bull he founded the Advertiser (1869), which only lasted a year or two. He was editor of this paper and later of the Evening Post and the Chronicle. He married in 1864 a daughter of Henry Schultze (Wellington) in 1869 he was elected M.P.C. for Wellington, which he represented to 1871. He died on 20 Jul 1888.

* BAIRD on 27 July, at Taranaki-street, the wife of Mr Baird, of a daughter
:: James Daniel BAIRD & Ellen Hapgood MACE had Eleanor Beatrice Baird
... 2nd of 12 children
* Ellen Hapgood Mace (1850-1936) daughter of George Walter Mace & Fanny Sarah Luxford. Married James Daniel Baird (1840-) of Wales, in 1870. James was a City Surveyor/Provincial Engineer. They farmed for a time at 'Bramerton' Masterton. Mother of George William (1871-1954), Eleanor Beatrice (1872-1950), Laura Ethel (1874-1912), James Norman (born April 1875-), James Robert (born April 1875-1875 died 3 months), Fanny Edith McLean (1877-1951), Ida Kathleen (1878-1960), Jessie (1879-), Stuart Macdonald (1883-1949), Walter Gordon (1885-1950) and Kenneth Mace (1892-1938) Baird

* BARBER on 3 Sep, at Molesworth-street, the wife of H. Barber, of a son
:: Henry BARBER & Phillipa Jane KNIGHT had Harold Barber
... 3rd of 6 known children

* BINNS on 18th Nov, at Willis-street, the wife of F. C. Binns, of a son
:: Frederick Charles Binns & Harriet MILLS had Reginald William Binns
... 2nd of 7 known children
* Frederick Charles Binns (1844-1915), was of the partnership Wrigglesworth & Binns, well-known, NZ photographers. He was born in London in 1844, where he was brought up as a civil engineer, but devoted much of his leisure time to amateur photography. Shortly after his arrival in Wellington in 1864 he became associated with James Wrigglesworth and established the partnership of Wrigglesworth and Binns. He became one of the most prominent Freemasons in New Zealand. He married Harriet Mills, their children included Reginald William Binns also a photographer, who married in 1911 to Elizabeth Arrow and Stanley Walter Binns, a clerk, who married in 1909 to Grace Elizabeth Heney. While walking to work on 13 August 1915 with a friend Mr. W. I. Bolam he was struck by a motor vehicle in Victoria Street and received serious head and body injuries. He was taken to hospital unconscious and died early in the afternoon. At the time of his death he lived at 73 Winchester Street, Merivale, Christchurch. He was buried in the Papanui Churchyard on 16 August, his wife Harriet died in 1921 aged 72.

* BLAIR on 31 Jan, the wife of J. R. Blair, of a son
:: John Bell BLAIR & Janet WADDELL had James Waddell Blair
... 3rd of 3 known children
* John Bell Blair (1837-1893) died at Chicago while on his way to Scotland, and left one daughter and two sons

* BLUNDELL on 27 April, the wife of H. Blundell jnr, of a daughter
:: Henry Thomas BLUNDELL & Keren Happuch MARTIN had Mabel Keren Happuch Blundell
... 1st of 12 known children

* BUCK on 10 Jan, at Tory-street, the wife of F. Buck, of a son
:: Francis 'Frank' BUCK & Hannah LAWSON had Oliver William Buck
... 6th of 11 known children

* BYDDER on 20 July, at Middle Rangitikei, the wife of Robert Bydder, of a daughter
:: Robert BYDDER (1833-1904) & Mary Jane WHEBBEY (1844-1939) had Edith Annie Bydder
... 4th of 9 known children
* 26 Feb 1904 The death took place at Bulls yesterday of Mr Robert Bydder, one of the pioneer residents of that district, where he had resided for over thirty years. In the early days deceased was the keeper of the ferry over the Rangitikei river. He was also amongst the first arrivals on the famous Bendigo rush in Victoria. Deceased, who married a daughter of the late Mrs Whebby (Edith Genge, 1807-1888), of Oriental Bay, is survived by his widow, three sons and four daughters

* CARPENTER on 27 March, at Clyde Quay, the wife of Henry Carpenter, of a son
:: Henry CARPENTER & Emma Caroline GODKIN had Hugh Cecil Gamble Carpenter
... 5th of 5 children (last 4 sons in NZ)
* Henry (1822-1874), from Ireland & Emma (1830-1919) were married 1854 in Ballarat, Australia
Evening Post, 13 May 1874 - DEATH On the 13th inst., at his residence, Clyde Quay, Wellington, Henry, third son of the late Henry Carpenter, Esq., woollen merchant, Merchants Quay, Dublin, aged 52. Home papers please copy. The Friends of the late Mr Henry Carpenter are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, which will leave his late residence, Clyde Quay on Friday the 15th at 2.30pm

* CLAPHAM on 7 Jan, the wife of Mr Clapham, of a son
:: Thomas Henry CLAPHAM from Wales & Jane EDWARDS of Wales, had Herbert Clapham
... 10th of 11 known children
* Jane (1834-1894) was a daughter of John 'Totara Jack' Edwards, well-known, early settler of Taita. Thomas (1829-1881) was the Publican of the Queen's Arms Hotel in Molesworth St., Wellington, the Ngahauranga Hotel and possibly others
Evening Post, 18 Aug 1881 CLAPHAM - On the 18th August, at his residence, Grant-road (Thorndon), of pneumonia, Thomas Henry Clapham, aged 52

* CLARK on 1 May, at Brougham-st, the wife of George Clark of a son
:: George Clark & Ann MUNROE? had James William Clark

* COOPER on 11 Sep, at the residence of Mr E. Bannister, Cuba-street, Mrs Thomas Cooper, Horokiwi Valley, of a son
:: Thomas COOPER & Sarah Anne Ellen/Ellenor BANNISTER had Edwin David John Cooper
... 1st of 4 known children
Thomas and Sarah Ann moved to Palmerston North. In 1885 Thomas died as a result of an accidental shooting while duck shooting. He was 42. Sarah died in 1899 aged 47. They are buried at Terrace End

* COOPER on 25 Nov, Mrs W. E. Cooper, Vivian-street of a daughter
:: William Edward COOPER & Sarah COLEMAN had Emily Margaret Cooper
... 2nd of 8 known children

* CORNER on 19 July, the wife of William Corner of a daughter
:: William CORNER & Elizabeth Hayden CROWTHER had Jane Elizabeth Corner
... 1st of 5 known children (4 daughters)
New Zealand Herald, 19 Oct 1907 - DEATH of Elizabeth
CORNER - On the 18th October 1897, at No 9a, Regent Street (Newtown), Wellington, Elizabeth Hayden, dearly beloved wife of William Corner, of Ohau, late of Kaiwarra; aged 55 years. Deeply regretted
Evening Post, 19 Sep 1939 - WILLIAM's Obituary
The death occurred recently at Ohau of Mr William Corner. Mr Corner was born in Wellington 89 years ago and was the eldest son of Mr William Corner, who came from England with the 65th Regiment in the early 40s. He was for many years employed in the fellmongery department of Mr A. Tyer's fellmongery and tannery works, Ngahauranga and later with the Wellington Neat Export Company. He retired in 1906, since when he resided at Ohau. He is survived by a son, Mr J. Corner, Ohau, a daughter, Mrs R. Dingwall(Jane Elizabeth), Stratford, eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A brother, Mr S. Corner, resides at Paraparaumu and a sister, Mrs J. Mailman, at Wanganui

* CURTIS on 19 Nov, the wife of G. C. Curtis, Tinakori Road of a daughter
:: George Charles Curtis & Ellen WILTON had Ellen Maud Curtis
... 1st of 7 known children
Evening Post, 26 Sep 1891 - George
The Friends of the late Mr George Charles Curtis are invited to attend his funeral, which will leave his late residence, Cottleville-terrace (Thorndon), on Sunday, the 27th September, at a quarter to 4pm
Evening Post, 27 Aug 1932 - Ellen
CURTIS - At Levin, on 26th August 1932, Ellen, relict of the late George Charles Curtis; aged 88 years

* CUTBUSH on 3 Jan, at Tasman-street, the wife of T. T. Cutbush of a daughter
:: Thomas Taylor CUTBUSH (1844-1885) & Frances Augusta Evelyn WATSON had Blanche Evelyn Cutbush
* Thomas had married Agnes Ingles Stoddart (1850-1870) in St Johns Presbyterian Church, Willis St, Wellington 10 Dec 1867 (apparently bigamously) as his second wife. Agnes was 18 and he stated he was single. Their witnesses were George Sample & John C. Stoddart. They had a born still daughter, Helen Stoddart Cutbush, 17 weeks later. Agnes died 17 July 1870 aged 20 and is buried with her mother, Christina Stoddart (1818-1892), at Sydney St cemetery Wellington.
* Thomas next married Frances Augusta Evelyn Watson as his third wife, 2 months later - on 24 Sep 1870 in Wellington. Sometime after the birth of their daughter, Blanche Evelyn Cutbush in 1872, they moved to Australia and had a daughter in Sydney in 1876, Clara Augusta Cutbush
* There are sites on the net that have that Blanche Evelyn Cutbush, born 3 Jan 1872 was a twin with Mary Frances Cutbush! (slack researching). Mary was in fact born 13 March 1872 to Charles Cutbush (1839-) & Mary Frances Foster who married in Australia, later moving to Hokitika, NZ
* Thomas Taylor Cutbush married his first wife, Kate Hayne in London 29 Sep 1864 and had a son, Thomas Hayne Cutbush (1866-1903) who at the time was suspected as being Jack The Ripper. The police, after investigations, disproved this (there was a book written on it)

* DUNFOY on 20 Dec, the wife of C. Dunfoy, of a son (sic)
:: Charles DUNFOY & Elizabeth DAVIES had Emily Grace Dunfoy (died aged 7 weeks)
... 3rd of 9 known children (5 daughters)
* Charles Dunfoy was, according to his military records, born in Dublin in 1837 but was more likely 1835. He joined the 70th Surrey Regiment at age 14 as a drummer and was stationed at Chatham, Kent in 1851. He was in India during the 70th Indian Mutiny then NZ during the NZ land wars and was discharged at Napier around 1865/6 where he married Elizabeth in Napier in 1867. They lived in Hopper street, Mount Cook, Wellington for a few years when was a bottler in Wellington in partnership with John Petrie Speed (1827-1877), (advertising the public to try Dunfoy & Speed's Dunedin Ales and Stout), until 21 Nov 1876 when the partnership was mutually dissolved. The business then became Dunfoy & Co in the Empire Bottling Store, Willis street, behind Chew's building. He was also the appointed Agent for the Mataura Paper Mill Company and bought rags, canvas, old rope, bags etc, mixtures of all kinds. He was adjudged bankrupt in 1877 and moved to Hawkes Bay & Auckland. In 1886 Sir George Grey presented a petition to Parliament in Wellington, from Charles, of Chelsea, North Shore, Auckland, an old soldier applying for a grant of land. Charles was charged in 1889 of failing to support his wife and children. (He was charged again in Jan 1903, from information from Elizabeth, with the same offence), the case was dismissed. It was recommended in 1890 that he receive his solders entitled 60 acres in Hawkes Bay. He was in Napier in 1893 when he was charged with a grossly indecent act in Customs street and was sentenced to seven days hard labour. Later that year he was charged with supplying liquor to a prohibited person in Clive. In Sep 1900, Charles and 135 other Old Soldiers/Veterans, were entertained by the Governor on Sebastopol Day at Government House, Wellington. He had his Old Age Pension renewed to £16 a year in Auckland in June 1903 (equivalent in 2012 to $670). He lost his pension in Gisborne in Jan 1906 because, the judge told him .. "he would not allow the country to pay your liquor bill" The police report showed that his conduct had not been good since he arrived in Gisborne and was drunk every day.
Charles died 11 Oct 1907 of pneumonia in Gisborne Hospital aged 72 and is buried Houhoupiko Cemetery (now Makaraka Cemetery), Gisborne
Auckland Star, 28 March 1908 - DEATH of Elizabeth
DUNFOY - On Friday, 27th inst., at her residence, Baker-st., (Fairview Heights, Albany, Auckland) Elizabeth, widow of the late Charles Dunfoy, of the 70th regiment; aged 56 years. The funeral will leave her late residence for Purewa Cemetery, Sunday, 3pm (She is buried Block E Row 55 Plot 151)

* EARLE on 5 Sep, the wife of J. Earle, of a son
:: Joseph EARLE & Rosa Elizabeth MARTON had Joseph Maxton Earle
... 2nd of 5 known children

* EDMEADES ON 21 Feb, the wife of H. Edmeades, Tory-street, of a daughter
:: Henry Edmeades & Charlotte Elizabeth ? had 3 previous children
Wellington Independent, 22 Feb 1872 - DEATH
EDMEADES - On the 22nd February, at Tory street, Charlotte Elizabeth, the beloved wife of Mr H. Edmeades, aged 28 years; also, the infant daughter, aged 12 hours
* Henry had the Albion Brewery in Te Aro, Wellington. In March 1872, after the death of Charlotte he sold everything by auction and returned to England. He was a brewer in Adelaide in 1877

* EVANS on 17 Jan, at Lambton Quay, Mrs J. E. Evans, of a daughter
:: John Edward EVANS & Mary Emma CHAPPELL had Maria Hayward Evans
... 2nd of 5 known children

* FELLINGHAM on 8 Feb, the wife of W. P. Fellingham, of a son
:: William Peter FELLINGHAM & Jane JACKSON had William George Fellingham
... 1st of 5 known children

* FISK on 11 Nov, at Cuba street, the wife of A. Fisk, of a son
:: Arthur FISK & Elizabeth Ann PAYTON had Ernest Arthur Fisk
... 2nd of 7 known children

* FORDHAM on 17 March, at Hopper-street, the wife of W. H. Fordham, of a daughter
:: William Henry FORDHAM & Mary THOMAS had Alice Mary Fordham
... 3rd of 6 known children

* FOSTER on 17 Oct, at Pahautanui, Mrs E. R. Foster, of a daughter
:: Erasmus Robert Foster & Emily Georgina DOWLING had Robert Reginald Foster (1872-1945)
* 17 Oct 1872, died at Pahautanui, Emily Georgina, wife of E. R. Foster, surveyor, and daughter of John B. Dowling, aged 26 years

* FURLONG on 12 Jan, at Tauherinikau, the wife of C. B. Furlong, of a son
:: Charles Burford South FURLONG & Mary Ann MARTIN had Charles James Malcolm Furlong
... 1st of 5 known sons

* FUTTER on 16 July, at Hobson-street, the wife of John Futter, of a daughter
:: John Futter & Mary Ann HATHAWAY had Eva Florence Futter
... 2nd of 3 known children

* FRASER on 30 Sep at Lower Rangitikei, the wife of Donald Fraser, of a daughter
:: Donald Fraser & Margaret SMITH had Agnes Fraser
... 4th of 11 known children

* GALLIEN on 5 June, at Thorndon Quay, the wife of H. L. Gallien, of a son
:: Henry Louis GALLIEN (1835-1914), from Madgeburg, Germany & Catherine Pauline BROWN had Arthur Frederick Gallien
... 5th of 15 known children (13 survived)

* GRANT of 17 May, the wife of W. N. Grant, of a daughter
:: William Nelmes & Mary Ann GRANT had Elizabeth Mary Grant
... 3rd of 5 known children

* HALCOMBE on 29 Feb, at Hawkston, Rangitikei, the wife of Arthur Halcombe, Esq., of a daughter
:: Arthur William Follett HALCOMBE & Edith Stanway SWAINSON had Mary Lucillia Halcombe
... 4th of 8 known children

* HALL on 20 Oct, the wife of Henry Hall, Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, of a son
:: Henry HALL & Mary HADFIELD had Harry Hall

* HAYNES on 28 June, at Evans Bay, the wife of H. J. Haynes, of a son
:: Henry James & Sarah Ellen Maria HAYNES had Claude Haynes

* HOLM on 18 Jan, at Adelaide Road, the wife of Captain F. Holm, of a daughter
:: Ferdinand HOLM & Mary Alexander CALLAN had Mary Alfreda Holm
... 1st of 7 known children

* HOWELL on 16 Feb, the wife of Thomas Howell, Revans-street, of a son
:: Thomas HOWELL & Ellen CLOUT had Arthur Herbert Howell
... 11th of 14 known children

* IZARD on 28 April, at Woodmancote, Wellington, the wife of C. B. Izard, Esq., of a daughter
:: Charles Beard IZARD & Mary Ann HAYWARD had Lillian Mabel Izard
... 7th of 8 known children

* JONES on 28 May, the wife of Thomas Jones, of a son
:: Thomas JONES & Miriam WELLS had Daniel Jones

* KELLS on 26 Sep, at Ingestre-street, Mrs W. H. Kells, of a daughter
:: William Henry Kells & Anne WILTON had Sylvia Evelyn Ann Kells
... 1st of 7 known children

* KIRKER on 7 Sep, the wife of J. Kirker, of a son
:: James Kirker (1833-1875) & Anna Henderson Rae (1832-1917) had Robert Kirker
... 5th of 5 known children

* LAWRIE on 11 May, Able Smith-street, the wife of James Lawrie, of a daughter
:: James LAWRIE & Elizabeth RODGERS had Agnes Annie Lawrie

* LINDSAY on 6 May, the wife of A. Lindsay, of a daughter
:: Alfred & Jane LINDSAY had Christina Ingles Lindsay
... 5th of 5 known children. All had a surname as middle name: Arthur Pearston, Charles Enick, twins Cecilia Wood & Margaret Duncan & Christina Ingles Lindsay

* MARCHANT on 5 April, at Taranaki-street, the wife of N. Marchant, of a son
:: Nicholas MARCHANT & Margaret McGowan BLUNDELL had Frederick Nicholas Marchant
... 4th of 7 known children

* MATHEWS on 3 Oct, at Wairongomai, Wairarapa, the wife of A. Mathews, of a daughter
:: Alfred & Hannah MATHEWS had Caroline Mathews
... 1 of 10 known children

* MEECH on 1st Dec, at Karori, the wife of A. R. Meech, of a daughter
:: Alfred Robert MEECH & Mary Louisa WOOD had Clara Louisa Meech

* MITCHELL on 14 Jan, at Ghuznee-street, the wife of H. Mitchell, of a daughter
:: Henry & Nancy Mitchell had Agnes Louisa Mitchell
... 5th of 5 known children

* MOSS on 13 July, Mrs Lewis Moss, of a son
:: Lewis & Julia MOSS had Lionel Montague Moss
... 7th of 9 known children

* McDERMOTT on 26 Sep, at Mulgrave-street, Wellington, the wife of L. C. McDermott of a son
:: Lewis Cook McDERMOTT & Annie Adam SMITH had Martin Alexander McDermott
... 3rd of 6 known children

* NEIL on 29 Aug, the wife to Thos. W. Neil, Tinakori Road, of a son
:: Thomas William Neil & Phoebe HAWTHORN had William Thomas Neil
... 1st of 8 known children
... William Thomas died 3 March 1879 aged 6, His brother, Ernest Edward Neil, died 7 days later aged 3

* NORRIS on 10 Oct, the wife of Dr Norris, Willis-street, of a son
:: Henry Frederick Norris & Charlotte Emma BORLASE had Henry Frederick Norris
... only known (NZ) child

* PAILTHORPE on 23 Sep, the wife of Alexander Pailthorpe, of a son
this birth not found but 2 others were: 1874-Isabell Betsy & 1877-Margaret Florence Pailthorpe were born to Alexander & Betsy Pailthorpe. In 1881 Betsy had Mary Ann Pailthorpe & in 1882 Betsy had Herbert Henry Pailthorpe and on both occassions the father was not recorded

* PARSONS on 11 Jan, the wife of W. F. Parsons, of a daughter
:: William Frederick PARSONS & Elizabeth WIDDOP had Ellen Parsons
... 4th of 11 known children

* PEARCE on 16 July, the wife of Edward Pearce Esq., of a son
:: Col. Edward PEARCE & Henrietta Diana COX had William Septimus Pearce
... 9th of 10 known children

* PENNY on 6 Nov, the wife of J. B. Penny Esq., Whareama, of a son
:: James Burton PENNY & Theresa WACKETT had James Burton Edward Penny
... 1st of 9 known children
James & Theresa farmed in Whareama, Tinui & Clareville. Gentleman sheep farmer. His large house still stands on Hughes Line (house now called Grassmere), also small cottage on Neiche Lane (now Dakin Cottage). Bought Dakin Cottage off Charles Dakin (original inhabitant) in 1885, sold it in 1891. In Newtown, Wellington about 1910-1911. Moved to Otaki c1914.

* PLIMMER on 26 April, the wife of H. Plimmer, of a son
:: Henry PLIMMER & Rebecca WILLIAMS had John David Plimmer
... 1st of 8 known children

* POWLES on 15 Dec, the wife of C. H. Powles, of a son
:: Charles Plummer POWLES & Eliza Cay ADAMS had Charles Guy Powles
... 2nd of 6 known children
Launceston Examiner, Tasmania, 12 Aug 1869 - MARRIAGE POWLES-ADAMS - On June 16th, at Tutu Totara, Rangitikel, at the residence of Major Marshall, by the Rev. B. K. Taylor, Charles Plummer, son of the late T. O. Powles, Esq., of Lloyds and Hackney, London, to Eliza Cay, youngest daughter of H. C. Adams, Esq., Perth, Tasmania

* PRESS on 12 July, at Thorndon, the wife of G. E. Press, of a son
:: George Edward PRESS & Jane ELLISON had Arthur William Press
... 2nd of 8 known children

* QUICK on 25 Nov, at The Terrace, Wellington, Mrs Quick, of a daughter
:: William Henry QUICK & Anne Elizabeth THOMAS had Henrietta Beatrice Quick
... 2nd of 4 known children

* REID on 25 July, the wife of N. Reid, of a daughter
:: Nicholas REID & Priscilla Mary WEIGHT had Priscilla Mary Reid
... 6th of 11 known children

* RETEMEYER on 11 Feb, at Rangitikei, the wife of W. B. Retemeyer of a daughter
:: William Bernardos RETEMEYER (1848-1912) & Sarah Jane STANTIALL (1848-1873) had Mary Louisa Retemeyer
... 4th of 4 known children

* RETTER on 23 March, at Porirua Ferry, the wife of F. C. Retter, of a son
:: Frederick Chapman RETTER & Martha Annie SMITH had Frederick William Retter
... 2nd of 12 known children

* RICHARDSON on 15 Dec, the wife of Charles T. Richardson, of a son
:: Charles Thomas RICHARDSON & Charlotte NICHOLAS had George Dennis Richardson
... 1st of 7 known children

* St GEORGE on 19 March, at Greytown, the wife of L. S. St George, Esq., of a son
:: Leonard Shaw St GEORGE & Mary Emily VARNHAM had Louis George Varnham St George
... 1st of 7 known children

* RIESTERER on 31 Oct, at Lambton Quay, the wife of Lorenz Riesterer, of a son
:: Lorenz RIESTERER & Catherine WICKS had John Vincent Riesterer
... 3rd of 3 known children

* RUSSELL on 25 Oct, at the Taita, Hutt, the wife of H. Russell of a daughter
:: Henry RUSSELL & Emma BLATCHFORD had Hilda Lilian Curtis Russell
... 3rd of 9 known children

* SCHOLES on 12 Dec, at Adelaide Road, the sife of Thomas Scholes, of a daughter
:: Thomas SCHOLES & Elizabeth Mary COLLEDGE had Eliza Mary Scholes
... 1st of 8 known children (7 daughters)

* SKINNER on 1st Sep, the wife of W. H. Skinner, the Terrace, of a son
:: William Henry SKINNER (1837-1904) & Agnes Caroline DUNBAR had David Frazer Skinner
... 8th of 13 known children
* William Henry Skinner was in the Navy during the Crimean war (1853-1856). On leaving the Navy he came to NZ to join his sister Amelia Jane who had settled in Taranaki. Amelia (1832-1865) married Harry Albert Atkinson in 1856. She died aged 33 and is buried at Te Henui

* SMITH on 1st Oct, at Porirua, the wife of Isaac Smith, Wainui of a daughter
:: Isaac SMITH & Margaret Ann BROGDEN had Margaret Maud Smith
... 1st of 4 known children

* STANDEN on 9 Oct, at Karori, the wife of William Standen, of a son
:: William STANDEN & Elizabeth JONES had Edward John Standen

* STEVENS on 17 May, at the Willows, Tinakori Road, the wife of Walter Stevens, Esq, of a son
:: Walter Vere STEVENS & Emily Anna BOUGHTON had Reginald Walter Adino Stevens
... 3rd of 3 known children. They also adopted a daughter, Winifrid Laura Stevens (1877-1949 who was an assistant teacher at Mount Cook Girls School in 1906)

* STRATFORD on 12 Dec, at Frankell Terrace, the wife of G. A. Stratford, of a son
:: George Alder STRATFORD & Emma FAWCETT had William George Stratford
... 1st of 7 known children

* SWINEY on 3 Jan. the wife of Charles Swiney, late of Deniliquin, N.S.W., of a son
:: Charles & Eliza SWINEY had Stephen Charles Gandar Swiney
... 1st of 3 known NZ children, born 1872-1879 and a (possibly) adopted daughter Emma May (1877-1934) who married Albert Tasker in 1898

* TOLLEY on 1st Nov, at Tasman-street, the wife of Edward Tolley, of a daughter
:: Edward TOLLEY & Hannah Maria INKERSELL had Amelia Sarah Matilda Tolley
... 4th of 6 known children

* TOMPKINS on 25 Sep, at Tory-street, Wellington, the wife of John Tompkins of twins, one still-born
:: John TOMPKINS & Helen Ramsay SCHULTZE had Harriett Ann Tompkins
... 2nd & 3rd of 4 known children

* TONKS on 2 Sep, at Taranaki-street, the wife of George Tonks, of a son
:: George & Mary Jane TONKS had Henry Edward Tonks
... 5th of 5 known NZ children

* TOXWARD on 7 Oct, the wife of C. J. Toxward, of a son
:: Christian Julius TOXWARD & Jane Hall HUGHES had William Edward Toxward
... 5th of 7 known children

* TWISS on 2 Sep, the wife of G. H. Twiss, Cuba-street, of a daughter
:: George Henry TWISS & Frances Harriet COLLIER had Emily Caroline Twiss
... 2nd of 4 known children
* 2 Dec 1872 died at Cuba-street, Emily Caroline, the infant daughter of G. H. Twiss

* VOGEL on 25 Nov, at Wellington, the wife of the Hon Julius Vogel, C.M.G., of a son
:: Julis Vogel & Mary CLAYTON had Julius Vogel

* WILLIAMS on 16 March, at the Taita, Mrs T. C. Williams, of a daughter
:: Thomas Coldham Williams & Ann Palmer BEETHAM had Elfie Clare Williams
... 7th of 13 children
Hawkes Bay Herald, 13 Nov 1858 - MARRIED
On the 20th ult. at St. James’ the Hutt, by the Rev. T. B. Hutton assisted by the Rev. H. W. St Hill, Thomas Coldham, fourth son of the Ven. Archdeacon Henry (Te Wiremu) Williams, to Annie Palmer, eldest daughter of William Beetham Esq. of the Hutt.

* WILLIAMS on 26 June, at Masterton, the wife of R. G. Williams, of a daughter
:: Robert George WILLIAMS & Elizabeth DIXON had Mary Dinah Williams
... 7th of 15 known children
* Robert George Williams (1845-1899), a charismatic Irishman, became the first mayor of Masterton in 1877. In 1887 he was convicted of forging a promissory note and sentenced to 3 years jail. He served 2 years and returned to Masterton. In 1899, again under financial pressure, he hanged himself
also read suicide at Masterton

* WRIGHT on 5 April, at Hope Lodge, Hopper-street, the wife of Sydney Evelyn Wright of a son
:: Sydney Evelyn & Georgina Amelia WRIGHT had Sydney Evelyn Wright
... 7th of 9 known children

* YATES on 14 Jan, at Lambton Quay, the wife of H. Yates, Masterton, of twin sons
:: Henry YATES & Agnes Bell HAIGH had Samuel Haigh & Thomas Henry Yates
... 7th & 8th of 8 known children

* YOUMANS on 13th Jan, the wife of S. Youmans, of a daughter
:: Sydney Mann YOUMANS (1845-1921) & Jane Elizabeth PHILIPS (1847-1916) had Susannah Edith Ernestine Youmans
... 4th of 8 known children

* YOUNG on 18 July, the wife of T. E. Young of a daughter
:: Thomas Edward YOUNG & Laura Haseltine BOUGHTON had Mabel Florence Young
... 2nd of 4 known children

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