Marguerite STRINGER

(1914 - 2010)
Marguerite STRINGER was born in Guernsey, Channel Islands, on 21 January 1914.

She married Arthur Morell SPENCER, son of Percy SPENCER and Lucy Charlotte NUTTER, in Chester?, Cheshire, on 4 August 1939.

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 64 Otley Drive in Ilford, Essex, with Arthur Morell SPENCER; he was an electrical engineer and they were living with another engineer, one Samuel F M WILDE, a fellow New Zealander and family friend.1

Marguerite and her husband Arthur left London for New Zealand on 11 February 1949 on the Rangitiki.

She was widowed at age 69 on the death of her husband Arthur on 13 October 1983.2,3

Marguerite died on 2 July 2010 in Auckland at age 96.

Family

Arthur Morell SPENCER (1901 - 1983)
Child
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/1101G/011/31, Letter Code: CCWK, Schedule 190.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1983/47846.
  3. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at http://www.purewa.co.nz/, Purewa Cemetery, serial 46430, ashes returned.

Augustus George STRONACH

(1859 - 1920)
Augustus George STRONACH was possibly born in Launceston, Tasmania, in 1859. However, no birth or baptism records have been found.1

He married Emma Hepburn MOODIE, daughter of Thomas MOODIE and Helen Inglis BROWN, at Knox Church in Dunedin, Otago, on 19 November 1889.2,1,3,4

He was widowed on the death of his wife Emma on 27 May 1891.5,6,7

He married Isabel Maria MASSEY in New Zealand in 1893.8,9

Augustus died on 13 October 1920 in Canterbury.10,11 He was buried on 14 October 1920 at the Sydenham Cemetery in Simeon St.11

Family 1

Emma Hepburn MOODIE (1866 - 1891)
Child

Family 2

Isabel Maria MASSEY (1865 - )
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S421] Presbyterian Church Archives of NZ, at http://www.archives.presbyterian.org.nz/
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry, film 1903966.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3396.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1889/3347.
  5. [S816] Newspaper - Tapanui Courier, issue of 3 June 1891, Public Notices.
  6. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1891/535, aged 25.
  8. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 2683.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1893/2653.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1920/6319, aged 62.
  11. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at https://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/, Sydenham Cemetery, block 40C, plot 56.

Marjorie Emma STRONACH

(1891 - )
Father*Augustus George STRONACH b. 1859, d. 1920
Mother*Emma Hepburn MOODIE b. 1866, d. 1891
Marjorie Emma STRONACH was born in New Zealand in 1891.1

She married Alfred John BANKS at Knox Church in Dunedin, Otago, on 6 December 1917.2,3

Family

Alfred John BANKS (c 1893 - 1966)
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1891/7610.
  2. [S421] Presbyterian Church Archives of NZ, at http://www.archives.presbyterian.org.nz/
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1917/5402.

Alexa Oreti STUART1

(1905 - 1979)
Father*George STUART1 b. c 1851, d. 1934
Mother*Elsie Isabella CUMMING1 b. 1864, d. 1948
Alexa Oreti STUART was born in New Zealand on 22 August 1905.2

She married George Denis WISE, son of Henry Herbert WISE and May HEANEY, in New Zealand in 1929.3

She was widowed at age 66 on the death of her husband George on 1 September 1971.4

Alexa died on 15 April 1979 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 73.5,6 She was cremated at the Dunedin Crematorium, Anderson's Bay on 17 April 1979, and ashes scattered the next day.6

Family

George Denis WISE (1904 - 1971)
Child

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1905/7758.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1905/7758 and Death Reg. No. 1979/34128 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1929/5849.
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Ref. C19710908.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1979/34128.
  6. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Ref. C197904034.
  7. [S815] Newspaper - Otago Daily Times, issue of 25 Jun 1930, no. 21061, p6, col2, Births.

Alice Ross STUART1

(1900 - 1900)
Father*George STUART1 b. c 1851, d. 1934
Mother*Elsie Isabella CUMMING1 b. 1864, d. 1948
Alice died on 14 January 1900 in New Zealand.2 She was born in New Zealand on 14 January 1900.1

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1900/361.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Deat Reg. No. 1900/1655, aged 4 hrs.

Elsie Ann STUART

(1891 - 1975)
Father*George STUART b. c 1851, d. 1934
Mother*Elsie Isabella CUMMING b. 1864, d. 1948
Elsie Ann STUART was born in New Zealand on 8 June 1891.1

She married Thomas Lachlan MACDONALD KCMG, son of Thomas Forsaith MACDONALD and Margaret Annie MATHESON, in Tapanui on 7 April 1926.2,3

Elsie died on 11 December 1975 at Horowhenua Hospital in Horowhenua at age 84.4,5 She was buried on 13 December 1975 in Waikanae.4

Family

Thomas Lachlan MACDONALD KCMG (1898 - 1980)
Child
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1891/8159, and Death Reg. No. 1975/47786 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 2757.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1926/2273.
  4. [S863] Newspaper - New Zealand Herald, Deaths.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1975/47786.

Frances Emily STUART1

(c 1855 - 1925)
Frances Emily STUART was born circa 1855. (Birth date based on age at death).

Frances' father was Edward Craig STUART, the Bishop of Waiapu from 1877 to 1894 and his brother became Sir Alexander STUART, a former Premier of NSW.1

She married Marsden CLARKE, son of George CLARKE and Martha Elizabeth BLOMFIELD, in New Zealand in 1878.1,2,3

She was widowed on the death of her husband Marsden on 10 May 1889.4,1

Frances died on 6 July 1925 in Auckland.5,6 She was buried on 9 July 1925 at the Purewa Cemetery.7

Family

Marsden CLARKE (1837 - 1889)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3234.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1878/3374.
  4. [S306] Cemetery Marker - , Waimate Nth Church cemetery.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1925/3370, aged 70.
  6. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at http://www.purewa.co.nz/
  7. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at http://www.purewa.co.nz/, Block E, row 49, plot 127, serial no. 8762.

George STUART

(c 1851 - 1934)
George STUART was born in Ross and Cromarty circa 1851.1

George left Scotland about in 1872 as his son George's Army papers claim he had been in New Zealand for about 44 years.1

He married Elsie Isabella CUMMING, daughter of George CUMMING and Elizabeth ROSS, at Pine Vew in Faiirfax, Southland, on 1 January 1889.2,3,4

In August 1907 he bought the Brooksdale Estate near Tapanui, reported as being "one of the finest estates in Otago", a property of 2247 acres with homestead and outbuildings plus 3700 crossbred sheep and 177 cattle.5

George died on 21 July 1934 in Dunedin, Otago.6,7 He was buried on 22 July 1934 at the Anderson's Bay Cemetery.8

Family

Elsie Isabella CUMMING (1864 - 1948)
Children

Citations

  1. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), WW1 Army Original Personnel File for #54167 Item ID R7880960, Agency AABK, Series 18805, Accession W5568, Box 73, record 136555.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 833.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1889/877.
  4. [S1216] Newspaper - Mataura Ensign, issue of 11 Jan 1889, Vol 11, issue #841, p4, Marriages.
  5. [S333] Newspaper - Otago Witness, issue of 21 Aug 1907, issue 2788, p20, col2, Farm and Station (also various other local newspapers).
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1934/8472, aged 82.
  7. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Block 43, plot 3, original reference A19340734.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1900/361.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1901/19703.
  11. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1905/7758.

George William STUART1,2

(1896 - 1994)
Father*George STUART1 b. c 1851, d. 1934
Mother*Elsie Isabella CUMMING1 b. 1864, d. 1948
George William STUART was born in Dunedin, Otago, on 2 December 1896.1,2

He enlisted in the New Zealand Army (#54167),in the 28th Reinforcements of the 2nd Battalion (Otago Regmt) on 2 December 1916.1
He served with D Company of the 28th before being transferred to the 4th Reserve Battalion, Canterbury Regmt on 24 September 1917 then proceeding to France in Nov 1917. He saw service at Ypres and Passchendale and was wounded several times before his eventual discharge on 29 Mar 1919.1

George died in 1994 in New Zealand.3

Citations

  1. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), WW1 Army Original Personnel File for #54167 Item ID R7880960, Agency AABK, Series 18805, Accession W5568, Box 73, record 136555.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1897/3228 and Death Reg. No.1994/44313 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No.1994/44313.

Winifred Ross STUART1

(1901 - 1995)
Father*George STUART1 b. c 1851, d. 1934
Mother*Elsie Isabella CUMMING1 b. 1864, d. 1948
Winifred Ross STUART was born at Athol Place in Dunedin, Otago, on 4 November 1901.2,3

Winifred died on 6 June 1995 at Caughey Preston Home, Ventnor Rd in Remuera, Auckland, at age 93 of cerebrovascular disease.4,5 She was cremated at the Purewa Crematorium in Meadowbank on 7 June 1995.5

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1901/19703.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1901/19703 and Death Reg. No. 1995/36199 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S922] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, birth record, Reg. No. 1901/19703.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1995/36199 under maried name of MOODY.
  5. [S923] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, death record, Reg. No. 1995/36199, aged 93.