George Willan Grainger m. Eliza Jane Fleetham
b. 31 May 1842 18 Aug/Sep b. 19 Sept 1843
Evenwood, Durham 1867 Hartlepool
d. 17 Sept 1918 St Hildas d. 18 Jun 1918
"Croyden" Nelson St.,
Napier, NZ Hartlepool Wellington, NZ
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Herbert Edwin Arthur George Frederick William Rosa Jane Evelyn Ann Thomas Henry Fleetham Charles Andrew Violet May
b. 14 Jul 1868 b. 4 Aug 1869 b. 16 Dec 1871 b. 14 May 1873 b. 22 Oct 1874 b. 6 Mar 1876 b. 21 May 1882 b. 17 May 1887
Spark Terrace Spark Terrace Summerhill Summerhill Summerhill Summerhill Summerhill
Sunderland Sunderland Sunderland Sunderland Sunderland Napier, NZ
d. Feb 1951 d. 30 Sep 1943 d. 29 Jun 1953 d. 15 Oct/ 5 Sep 1963 d. 28 May 1971
Otane Wellington Auckland Nelson Napier, NZ
m. m. 4 Aug 1904 m. 13 Apr 1903 m. m. m. 1910 m. 1916 m.
Kiritaki Dannevirke Pahiatua
Mary Ann Watt Mary Linda Winifred Robert Henry Ashburton Ruth Florence Jessie Eileen Horace S
Revell Wordsworth North Clatworthy Graham Gilbert Cottrell
d. 24 Jul 1907 5 Jun 1894 1892
Patea d. 1980 Wellington
m. m. 1912 d. 29 Aug 1961
Hilda Ross Emily Julie Gibson Nelson
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Jessie (Joy) Merlin Rana Leslie Charles "Gilbert" Dorothy Spence
30 Sep 1919 30 Jan 1922 25 Jul 1925
d. 21 Sep 1983 d. 27 Apr 1996 d. 3 Mar 1982 d. WWII
Nelson Nelson Hospital Wakatu, Nelson RAF
m. m. 9 Jan 1946 m. 1953 m.
Christs Church Cath., Nelson Nelson
Phillip Isles Baker Ivor Jeffrey Richards Barbara Jane Batchelor Geoff Jamieson
9 Apr 1920 14 Sep
d. 23 Sep 1999
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Murray Isles Bethlyn Anne John Leslie Ross Leslie Graeme Leslie Nicola Ann Timothy Gilbert Gay Dawn
b. 11 Sep 13 Sep 1947 19 Nov 1948 31 Mar 1953 17 Oct 1953 1 Aug 1957
Nelson Nelson Nelson
m. Gager m. m. m. m.
Janet Dora Stephens Alexander Sutherland Leach P P Spackman
ARTHUR GEORGE GRAINGER 1869: Born Spark Terrace, Sunderland. 1881 - 11 yrs, with family. Other records suggest he died 1935.
1907 NZPO Directory: Farmer Kiritaki. 1911 Directory: Farmer Kiritaki.
CHARLES ANDREW GRAINGER 1882: Born Summerhill, Sunderland. Farm machinery sales. Also refrigeration Engineer.
1907 NZPO Directory: Farmer Kiritaki
1911 Directory: Farmer Kiritaki along with brothers and father.
Nelson Evening Mail, Tuesday 15th Oct. 1963: ELDERLY MAN'S DEATH FROM ACCIDENT.
An 81 year old widower, Mr. Charles Andrew Grainger, was knocked over and killed by a reversing lorry at Tahunanui this morning. The accident occured at 68 Muratai St., the property of Mr. Grainger's son-in-law, Mr. Ivor Richards. The truck, driven by Mr.Thomas Joseph Petty, had unloaded material to be used in the construction of and new glasshouse and was backing down the driveway to finish unloading. Police said that Mr. Petty had checked to make sure the driveway was clear but it appeared that Mr. Grainger had stepped into the path of the reversing truck. The accident, which occurred at about 10o'clock was witnessed by several workmen employed on the construction of the glasshouse.
Death Notice: On October 15, 1963 at Nelson (result of an accident) No2/572 Gunner Charles Andrew Grainger, NZ?A, Main Body, WW1, dearly loved husband of the late Jessie Eileen Grainger, and loved father of Joy (Mrs P. I. Baker), Rana (Mrs I Richards, Tahunanui) and Gilbert (Wakatu), aged 81 years.
Funeral: The friends of the late Mr. C.A. Grainger are invited to attend his funeral which will leave the Chapel of Shone & Co, Collingwood St., for Nelson Cemetery THURSDAY AFTERNOON Oct. 17 1963 at the conclusion of the servive commencing at 2o'clock.Died accidentally - run over by truck in driveway of son-in-law Ivor Richards in Tahunanui, Nelson - was deaf in old age.
Wife JESSIE EILEEN GILBERT 1892: Cremation records: 69 yrs. Ashes Wakapuaka Anglican block 29, plot 67.
Birth cert. no. 1457 Wellington 1892. Born Taranaki St Wellington.
Admitted to Mangamutu School 24 Jan 1898 by Thomas Gilbert, Scarborough, last day 2 May 1898, left for Hawera.
Admitted to Timaru Main School 23 May 1898 from Scarborough, living North St.,, last day 18 Dec 1898, left for North Is.
Admitted to Mangamutu School from Hawera by Thomas Gilbert, Scarborough.
Admitted to Mangamutu School by William Gilbert, Scarborough, last day 4 Apr 1905, left for Pahiatua DH School.
Birth dates given include 18 Mar 1893, 24 Apr 1892 and 7 Sep 1892.
Nelson Evening Mail, Aug 29 1961 Death notice: Grainger. On 29th Aug. 1961 at Nelson, Jessie Eileen, dearly loved wife of Charles Andrew Grainger of 13A Scotia St., Wakatu and loved mother of Joy (Mrs. P. I. Baker), Rana (Mrs I.Richards) and Gilbert (Carterton). Messages to Mr. I. Richards, 68 Muratai St., Tahunanui.
Funeral notice: The friends of Mrs Charles Andrew Grainger are invited to attend the funeral of his late wife, Jessie Eileen which wil leave the Chapel of Shone & Co. Collingwood St. for the Nelson Cemetery tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon, after conclusion of a service commencing at 2o'clock.
Died Nelson Hospital. Interred 9 Nov 1961.
CHARLES "GILBERT" GRAINGER 1925: Primary School teacher. Died of heart attack aged 56 yrs.
EVELYN ANN GRAINGER 1874: Born Summerhill, Sunderland. 1881 - 6 yrs, with family.
FREDERICK WILLIAM GRAINGER 1871: Born Summerhill, Sunderland. 1881 - 9 yrs, with family. Engineer and accountant.
GEORGE WILLAN GRAINGER 1842: 1881 cencus George was a 38 year old brick manufacturer employing 13 men, 6 women and 3 boys. Lived at 2 The Knoll. Bishopwearmouth with wife, 6 children and a servant.. Of Sunderland when married. In 1883 he undertook the researching of his family tree. Records show he obtained permission from the Rector of Kirkby Stephen, the Rev. Canon James Simpson, and the Rev. William Alnwick, Rector of Brough and Mallerstang. He paid 2/- for each entry copied. The Brough records were apparently had a page torn out that covered the years 1640 - 1670. To see his hand written notes click on the word DATA.
On the 21st May 1886 he emigrated to NZ on the Aorangi (ex London). His reason for the move was primarily for the sake of his five sons, believing that, by so doing he would be providing them with better opportunities for advancement.
He originally settled in Napier as an Engineer for the Napier Harbour Board with his family and in the 1890-1891 Post Office Directory he is residing at Regent Lane, Napier. He was employed as an engineer for the Napier Harbour Board. 1890-91 NZPO Dir. Regent Lane, Napier. Then he became a pioneer in the Kiritaki area. He took a leading role in the establishing of a co-operative butter factory, Kiritaki School, telephone and mail services. He installed the first mechanical milking machine in the district and the fourth in NZ. As well as being a J P he was chairman of the Roads Board (Percursors of District Councils). Both George and Eliza were devout Church and Missionary supporters.
1907 NZPO Directory: JP, Farmer and Post Master, Kiritaki
1911 Directory: JP, Farmer and Post Master, Kiritaki.
George took a leading role in the establishment of a local co-operative butter factory, the Kiritaki School and telephone and mail services. He installed the first mechanical milking machine in the district and the forth in NZ. As well as a J.P., he served as Chairman of the Roads Board (now know as District Councils).
Died "Croyden", Nelson St Napier. Buried Hastings Cem.
Wife ELIZA JANE FLEETHAM 1842: Birth registered Stockton 1843 4th Quarter xxiv pg 221? 1881 - 37 yrs. As the family were sailing to NZ, Mt Tarawera erupted, the report heard at Cape Town was that the NI had turned over. Extracts of articles written by her daughter Violet May (known as May Cottrell) give us an idea of the conditions they lived in when pioneers in Kiritaki.
Speaking of the challenges faced by her mother she wrote " Her home a rough slab whare, a camp-oven and pots slung over an openfire her only means of cooking for her family". Georges wife Eliza was 50 years old when she began this lifestyle - a far cry from "her pleasant, comfortable and convenient home - staffed with three maids - in the English city of Sunderland". Eliza Jane died Wellington 1918 death cert no. 1323.
HERBERT EDWIN GRAINGER 1868: Born Spark Terrace, Sunderland. 1881 - 12 yrs, with family. 1907 NZPO Directory: Farmer, Dannevirke.
1911 Directory: Builder, Swinburn St., Dannevirke. Later a builder in Hastings.
ROSA JANE GRAINGER 1873: 1881 - 7 yrs, with family. Elocution and music teacher.
THOMAS HENRY GRAINGER 1876: 1881 - 5 yrs, with family. 1907 NZPO Directory: Farmer Kiritaki.
1911 Directory: Farmer Kiritaki. Farmer and landscape gardener of Cambridge, NZ
VIOLET MAY GRAINGER 1887:
Herbert Edwin Grainger m. Mary Anne Watt m. Hilda Ross
b. 14 Jul 1868
Sunderland, Durham, England
Ioni Mabel Hazel
22 Feb 1894
Frederick Roland Huntly
Avril Mary Elsie
Arthur George Grainger m. Mary Linda Revell
b. 4 Aug 1869 4 Aug 1904 b. 1881
Sunderland, Durham, England Kiritaki Wellington
d. Feb 1951
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Arthur William George Willan Reginald Charles Clarence Henry
1905 b. 15 Jul 1906 7 Mar 1908 5 Aug 1916
Dannevirke Dannevirke Dannevirke
d. 1956 d. 7 Jul 1962 d. 3 Mar 1976
Wellington Hastings Wairoa
m. m. m. m. 6 Dec 1947
Ida Christine Emstrom Ruth Amelia Waldrom Jessie Lambert Beatrix Ruth Eves
1904 b. 2 Feb 1906 b. 1906 b. 1916
d. 1979 d. 3 Aug 1970 d. 1972
Hastings m. 1941
see below Ruatoria
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I I I d. 1945
Noeleen Eleanor Mary Allan Arthur I
1931 1935 I I
m. I I
Donald Spencer I I
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Betty Ruth Margaret Helen Isabel Linda Olive Jessie David George John Edward Joan Amelia Ngairie Lynnette Murray Keith Russell Gordon
1932 1934 1936 1938 1940 1942 1948 1949 1951 1959
m. m. m. m. m. m. m. m. m.
Collin James Ivan Clifford Bruce Gray Lane Margaret Rona Lorraine Raymond Walter Bryce Mundell Christine Lois
Pallerson Pallerson Morris McLeod Linton Elizabeth Fryer Cartwright Cleary McKenzie
1928 1929 1934 1937 - 1978 1936 1940 1943 1948 1952
Frederick William Grainger m. Winifred Wordsworth m. Emily Julie Gibson
b. 16 Dec 1871 13 Apr 1903 1912
Sunderland, Durham, Eng
d. 30 Sep 1943 d. 24 Jul 1907
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Olive Lesley Winnifred John Peter Janet Frederick Gibson Dorothy Julie
14 Apr 1904 4 Jul 1907 9 Dec 1914 9 Dec 1914 21 May 1917 21 May 1917
Patea Patea Hawera Hawera Hawera Hawera
d. Jan 1981
1. m. 1928 m. 3 Mar 1924/8 m. 25 Oct 1960 m. 19 Aug 1940 m. 1951 m. 1946
Wellington Karori Wellington
Raymond George Arthur Neil Margaret Francis Herbert Richard Margaret Vera James Walter
Emanuel McFarlane Cooke Churton Wild Champman Hoffman
b. 1894 b. 29 Jan 1921 b. 20 Sep 1912
d. 1982 d. 22 May 1978
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Hamilton I I I I I I I I I I
Clive Scott David Sally Susan John Mark Jill Richard Ann Margaret James
b. 7 Jul 1903 Richard Churton
I m. m. m. m. m. m. m.
Ruth Sally Colin Fraser Tony Flewitt Caroline Grant Simpson Bert Sprague Bev East
b. 1928 Block
Rosa Jane Grainger m. Robert Henry North
b. 14 May 1873
Sunderland, Durham, England
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Gwendoline Matilda Fredrica Craig Fleetham Phyllis Evelyn Muriel Ruth Max
1897 1898 1899 1904 1909
d. 1940 d. 1966 (stillborn)
m. m. 1932 m. 1934 m. 1932
Captain Vivian Wright-Neville Ethel Jones Arthur "Joe" Lewis John Lundie
d. 1940 d. 1943 d. 1943
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Shiela Christine Rosa William Craig Jennifer Jill
1927 1935 1939 1942 1934
Commonwealth Air Forces Memorial, Malta
Spence Grainger COTTRELL, 412208, Flight Sergeant, Royal New Zealand Air Force, 69 Squadron (R.A.F.), died 21st April 1943, aged 22 years. Son of Horace S. and Violet M. Cottrell, of Napier, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand.