Mark Daniel was born in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire in 1827.
He married Harriet Norris, daughter of John Norris, on the 6th Nov 1848 at St. Michael's, Waimea.

Mark and Harriet are buried at St. Michael's Waimea West. He died at Foxton in 1911 where he worked in the flax.
Newspaper Death Notice: Reported 8/2/1911: On the 3rd Feb. 1911, Mr. Mark Newth, elder citizen died at Foxton aged 84 yrs. Born Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire 3/6/1827. Sailed for NZ on Lloyds.
Gravestone: Harriet Newth d. 12 Oct 1901 72 yrs and her husband Mark Newth died 12 Jan 1911 aged 84 yrs. (Is that death date correct as I have it written elsewhere that she died 9 Oct 1900 and buried 13 Oct 1900?)
NZPO Dir. 1887-88 Mark jnr farmer, Waimea West.
1872 Nelson Electoral Roll: Waimea West freehold part of sect. 133 Waimea West.
Jury List  Feb 24, 1849 and Feb 15, 1850-51 Mark Newth jnr, Waimea East, Labourer.
Jury List 1851-1852 and 1854-1855 Mark Newth jnr, Waimea West, farmer.
Jury List 1855 thru to 1857-58 Mark Newth jnr, Waimea West, Farmer.
Jury List 1858-1859 thru to 1861-1862 Mark Newth, Waimea West, farmer.

Death notice from newspaper: On the 12th October 1900 at Waimea West, Harriett, wife of Mark Newth. 72yrs. (Note gravestone says a year later)
Gravestone: Harriet Newth d. 12 Oct 1901 72 yrs and her husband Mark Newth died 12 Jan 1911 aged 84 yrs.
Survived by 6 boys, 50, 46, 44, 42, 36 and 4 girls 48, 38, 34, 32
1.   Thomas b. 19 Nov 1848 d. 5 Nov 1883. bur. 8 Nov 1883 Waimea
     West. m. Martina Elizabeth Brewerton 9 Dec 1874 Private House,
Birth date from un-named male in register. No. 81 Nelson, 1848.
Nelson Province Electoral Roll 1872. Waimea West freehold sect 8. Waimea West.
Waimea South Deaths: 1883 Nov 5th Thomas Newth, labourer, 34 yrs, son of Mark Newth and Harriet Norris, Purp..ura  Heamophag...., buried Nov 8 Waimea West.
Newspaper marriage notice: Dec 9 1874 by the Rev. E Thomas, Mr. Thomas Newth, farmer to Martina Elizabeth Brewerton, Spring Grove.
Witnesses at wedding- Edward Robert Higgins and Mary Louisa Lewis
No issue.
2.   John b. 10 Oct 1850 d. 25 Nov 1918. m. 18 Dec 1883 Elizabeth Ann Clemens (b. 1862 & d. 21 Nov 1949), Private House, Picton.
Birth Reg No. 236 Nelson 1850.
John Newth was Mayor of Waihi during the miner's strike of 1912-13.
NZPO Dir. has a John Newth as Publican Blenheim.
Wises 1894-5 Dir. John Newth, Waikakaho.
Probate: John, labourer, Waihi, filed 8 Apr 1919.
Witnesses at wedding: Selina Lacy and William Perry Simmonds.
Electoral Roll 1893: Elizabeth Ann, Waikakaho, domestic duties. (Wairau)
3.   Ellen Jane b. 26 Dec 1852. m. 1. John McGlashen 2 Apr 1872 Waimea West
     m. 2. Ralph Bob Andrews.
Birth No. 515 Nelson, 1852
On 2nd April 1872 at the residence of the bride, by Rev. W.J. Watkin, Mr John McGlashan of Nelson, to Ellen, daughter of Mr. Newth, Waimea West.
Witnesses at wedding Edward Finny, Ellen Davies.
4.   James b. 30 Aug 1856 m. Ann Andrew 24 Apr 1888 St. Michaels, Waimea West.
Birth date from un-named male in register No. 121 Nelson 1856.
Marriage registered 12 Apr 1888 - witness Albert Newth.
5.   William b. 17 May 1858 d. 1925 Foxton. m. Sarah Andrew 3 Jan 1888 St. Michaels,
     Waimea West.
Nelson marriage register has 28 Dec 1887. Witnesses Annie and John Andrew.
Wises directory 1921, 1924, 1926 William, Farmer, Foxton.
Electoral Roll 1893: Sarah, married, Union St. Foxton.

6.   Clara b. 9 May 1860 m. James Robson 29 Aug 1878 St. Michaels, Waimea West.
Un named Newth Reg. no. 220 Nelson 1860.
Newspaper marriage notice: On the 29th August 1878, at St Michael's Ch. Waimea West, by Rev. C.O. Mules, Mr. James Robson, jnr to Miss Clara Newth. Marriage Register 24 Aug 1878.
Witnesses James Robson and M. Newth.
7.   Emily b. 29 Oct 1862 d. 12 Mar 1909. m. Walter Lange 23 Dec 1903 Foxton.
Un-named female Newth Reg no. 247 Nelson 1862.
Married at a private house, witnesses Winifred Newth and Mary Newth.
Death notice in newspaper: On 12th March, 1909 at Wellington, Emily wife of Walter Lange of Apuka St., Brooklyn, third daughter of Mark Newth Snr. Aged 46yrs.

8.   Albert Edward b. 26 Jul 1864. m. Sarah Buschl 8 Jan 1901 Reg. Office, Nelson.
Birth Reg No. 283 Nelson, 1864
Marriage registered in Nelson 2 Aug 1901
1919 Nelson Electoral Roll: Labourer, Hope.
Witnesses at wedding Michael and Annie Buschl.

9.   Mark b. 1864 d. 1935 m. Annie Millward 19 Apr 1888 St. Michaels, Waimea West.
Marriage register in Nelson dates 14 Apr 1888. Witnesses at wedding: H. Newth and L. Millard
Wises 1894-5 Dir.  Mark Newth, farmer, Waimea West.
Stones Dir. 1899 Mark Newth, Hop grower, Waimea West.
10. Harriet b. 17 Feb 1867
Also married Walter Lange?
Birth date from un-named female in Nelson register.
Mary A. Newth b. 17.2.1868 according to Waimea West School roll. Admitted to Waimea West School from W.W.2/5/1883 and left 23/10/1884
11. Winfield Norris b. 27 Apr 1870.
Corrected in register from Winfred to Winfield.
Winfield Newth was enrolled at Waimea West School in April 1876 and withdrawn on the 30th Sept. 1885 to work at home.

This page was last updated: September 11, 2012

St Michael's Waimea West, Nelson

The Nelson Provincial Museum has a copy of this photo with more of his body showing. Tyree Studio 28038/3
William and Sarah
with children Ada, Richard and Bert.

Mark Daniel Newth
curtesy of Dawn Whiting

Nelson Provincial Museum has this photo and another taken at the same time. Tyree Studio ref. 61486/3 and 36679/3

Emily Newth
photo curtesy Helen Jennings.
Albert Edward Newth
photo curtesy Dawn Whiting.
Nelson Provincial Museum has this photo. Tyree Studio ref. 114538/3