William Wallace Reynolds1,2

(1885 - c 1976)
William Wallace Reynolds was born on 31 August 1885 in Coromandel Peninsula.1,3

He was part of the Reynolds family that founded the Whangarei Engineering Company (WECO).1

He married Edith Kate Pickmere, daughter of Arthur Ranulph Pickmere and Edith Mary Wilson, in Whangarei, Northland, on 7 February 1946.1,4

William died circa July 1976 in Whangarei, Northland.5,1,6

Family

Edith Kate Pickmere (1910 - 1999)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1885/5053.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1885/5053, son of Percy and Mary Robertson; Death Reg. No. 1976/47243 gives the year as 1886(?).
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3933.
  5. [S904] Newspaper - Northern Advocate, Obituary.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1976/47243.

Dorothy Joan Rhodes1

(1922 - 2016)
Dorothy Joan Rhodes was born on 7 September 1922.2

She married Robert Douglas Forsaith, son of Albert George Forsaith and Amy Lulu Peters, in Victoria in 1941.1

She was widowed at age 48 on the death of her husband Robert on 7 December 1970.3

Dorothy died on 31 July 2016 in Queensland at age 93.2

Family

Robert Douglas Forsaith (1920 - 1970)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj, Marriage Reg. No. 20048/1941.
  2. [S1130] White Lady Funeral Memorials, at https://www.heavenaddress.com/whiteladyfunerals/
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1970/B20102.

Katherine Irene Richards

(1892 - 1980)
Katherine Irene Richards was born in Illinois on 16 December 1892.1,2,3

She married Cecil James Duff Stevens, son of Cecil Robert Stevens MD, FRCS and Catherine Duff, between 1923 and 1927.

Katherine and her husband Cecil arrived in Plymouth on the 3 November 1932 from New York on the Manhattan, and returned on the Majestic, arriving back in New York on the 6 Dec 1932. They were both using the surname 'DUFF-STEVENS' and he gave his occupation as salesman.4,5

She was widowed at age 81 on the death of her husband Cecil on 8 August 1974.6

Katherine died on 26 August 1980 in Sarasota, Florida, at age 87.3

Family

Cecil James Duff Stevens (1893 - 1974)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S245] Census - 1 Jan 1920, US Census, Chicago Ward 25, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll T625-341, Page 9B, ED 1425, image 801.
  2. [S259] Census - 15 Apr 1910, US Census, Peoria Ward 2, Peoria, Illinois, Roll T624-316, Page 17A, ED 72.
  3. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 266-41-6957.
  4. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at https://www.ancestry.com
  5. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at https://www.findmypast.co.uk
  6. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 320-01-3393 issued in Illinois before 1951.

Patricia Jocelyn Davis Richardson

(1920 - 1993)
Patricia Jocelyn Davis Richardson was born on 25 January 1920.1,2

She married Lyall Arthur Williams, son of Arthur Henry Williams and Mary Baird Armstrong.

She was widowed at age 71 on the death of her husband Lyall on 24 September 1991.3,4,5,6

Patricia died on 11 December 1993 in Christchurch, Canterbury, at age 73.7,8,2 She was buried on 14 December 1993 at the Memorial Park, Cnr Cypress St & Ruru Rd.7
Memorial - Lyall A WILLIAMS (1917-1991) and Patricia J D (nee RICHARDSON)(1920-1993), Memorial Park, Christchurch, NZ

Family

Lyall Arthur Williams (1917 - 1991)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1993/50636 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S1145] Cemetery Marker - , Memorial Park, Christchurch, NZ, Memorial Park cemetery, block 16, plot 28, aged 73, widow.
  3. [S580] Book - Nola Towgood, Samuel Williams.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1991/47445.
  5. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at https://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/, Memorial Park cemetery, block 16, plot 28, aged 74, commercial traveller.
  6. [S1145] Cemetery Marker - , Memorial Park, Christchurch, NZ, Memorial Park cemetery, block 16, plot 28, aged 74, commercial traveller.
  7. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at https://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/, Memorial Park cemetery, block 16, plot 28, aged 73, widow.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1993/50636.

James Rickard1

(1774 - 1830)
He was baptised in St Austell, Cornwall, on 5 November 1774.2

He married Susanna Curties in St Mellion, Cornwall, on 5 May 1795.3

James died in 1830 in Cornwall.4 He was buried on 25 March 1830 in St Austell.4

Family

Susanna Curties (c 1775 - 1852)
Child

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL film 897465 IT 3.
  2. [S680] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk database, at https://www.cornwall-opc-database.org, Baptisms database, record 1535942, parents William and Mary RICKARD.
  3. [S680] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk database, at https://www.cornwall-opc-database.org, Marriages database, record 1113633, James RICKARD and Susanna CURTIES.
  4. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, FHL film 1545295, ref 202.

Susanna Rickard1

(1804 - 1852)
Father*James Rickard2 b. 1774, d. 1830
Mother*Susanna Curties2 b. c 1775, d. 1852
She was baptised in St Mellion, Cornwall, on 8 July 1804.3

She married Thomas Hodge Wymond Nanscawen, son of (--?--) Nanscawen and Elizabeth (---?---), in St Mellion, Cornwall, on 26 April 1822.4
She was listed in the 1841 census in St Mellion, Cornwall, he was a publican.5

She was listed in the 1851 census in St Mellion, Cornwall, with her husband Thomas; he now claimed to be a victualer (rather than publican) and their children Mary, Sarah, Maria and Anna were also present.6

Susanna died on 23 August 1852 in St Mellion, Cornwall, at age 48.7,8

Family

Thomas Hodge Wymond Nanscawen (1797 - 1878)
Child

Citations

  1. [S530] Find My Past website, at https://www.findmypast.com, Cornwall marriages.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL film 897465 IT 3.
  3. [S680] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk database, at https://www.cornwall-opc-database.org, Baptisms database, record 2044784, parents James and Susanna RICKARD.
  4. [S680] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk database, at https://www.cornwall-opc-database.org, Marriages database, record 1651194, Thomas Hodge Wymond NANSCAWEN and Susannah RICKARD after banns; both signed.
  5. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 8, HO107-133-5, Folio 9, p13, GSU roll 241258.
  6. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 9, HO107-1900, Folio 556 p18, GSU roll 221051.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of St Germans, Vol 5c, p32, aged 48.
  8. [S1257] Cemetery Marker - , St Mellion, Cornwall.
  9. [S530] Find My Past website, at https://www.findmypast.com, Cornwall baptisms, parents Thomas Hodge Nanscawen and Susanna.

James Percy (Boz) Ridings

(1860 - 1947)
James P RIDINGS
(1860-1947)
October 1941
James Percy (Boz) Ridings was born in Nelson in 1860.1,2

He married Jessie Morris, daughter of Arthur William Morris and Janet (Jessie) Moodie, at First Church in Dunedin, Otago, on 8 December 1891.3,1,4,5

He was educated at Auckland Grammar School before joining the Customs Dept in 1876. He served in Auckland and Wellington before being appointed Landing waiter in Dunedin in 1888, and in Oamaru in 1895. In 1899 he was appointed Collector for Hokitika, later Dunedin and then Collector of Customs, Auckland.2

James died on 19 January 1947 in Remuera, Auckland.6,7 He was cremated on 21 January 1947 at the Waikumete Cemetery in Waitakere and his ashes scattered.7

Family

Jessie Morris (1860 - 1950)
Child
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S421] Presbyterian Church Archives of NZ, at https://www.presbyterian.org.nz/archives/
  2. [S1168] Book - unknown author, New Zealand Who's Who 1938, p188, col 2.
  3. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3550.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1891/2644.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1947/16731, aged 88.
  7. [S569] Waikumete Cemetery database, at https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/cemeteries/Pages/…, Waikumete Cemetery, Eucalyptus Glade, scattered ashes.

Jessie May Ridings

(1893 - 1980)
Father*James Percy (Boz) Ridings b. 1860, d. 1947
Mother*Jessie Morris b. 1860, d. 1950
Jessie May Ridings was born in Auckland on 7 April 1893.1

Jessie died on 21 May 1980 in Auckland at age 87.2,3 She was cremated on 23 May 1980 at the Purewa Cemetery.4
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1893/8601, and Death Reg. No. 1980/46434 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1980/46434.
  3. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at https://www.purewa.co.nz/
  4. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at https://www.purewa.co.nz/, Serial No. 38017, ashes scattered.

Paul Alexander Riley1

(1920 - 1994)
Paul Alexander Riley was born on 20 January 1920 in England.2

He married Eileen Lily Forsaith, daughter of Arthur William Forsaith and Lily Cammegh, in Rochford, Essex, on 6 March 1944.1,3

Paul died in August 1994 in Southend, Essex, at age 74.4

Family

Eileen Lily Forsaith (1920 - 1997)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Rochford, Vol 4a, p1323, 1Q1944.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Southend on Sea, Reg. No. E27B, district 4751E, entry 88, Aug 1994, aged 74 gives this birth date.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0717E/020/5, Letter Code: BCDT, Schedule 242 shows this marriage date.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Southend on Sea, Reg. No. E27B, district 4751E, entry 88, Aug 1994, aged 74.

Geoffrey Morton Ring1

(1917 - 2013)
Geoffrey Morton Ring was born in Gladstone, South Australia, on 11 April 1917.2

Geoffrey married Margaret Jean Golder, daughter of Earnest James Golder and Ruth Forsaith, on 29 March 1941 at St Peter's College Chapel in Adelaide, South Australia.1

Geoffrey died on 11 January 2013 in South Australia at age 95.3 He was cremated at the Enfield Memorial Park and Crematorium in Clearview on 17 January 2013.4

Family

Margaret Jean Golder (1921 - 2019)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S769] Newspaper - Adelaide Advertiser, issue of 26 Mar 1941, Vol LXXXIII, No. 25732, p7, col1, Wedding Dates.
  2. [S1088] National Archives - National Archive of Australia, RAAF Officers Personnel files, 1921-1948, Series A9300, item barcode 5244926, Service #407832.
  3. [S767] Adelaide Cemetery Authority database, at https://www.aca.sa.gov.au/, Enfield Memorial Park - cremations.
  4. [S767] Adelaide Cemetery Authority database, at https://www.aca.sa.gov.au/, Enfield Memorial Park - cremations, remains collected.