Henry Blencowe MATTHEWS1

(c 1861 - 1934)
Henry Blencowe MATTHEWS was born circa 1861. (Birth date based on age at death).2

He married Evelyn SUBRITZKY, daughter of Johannes Anton SUBRITZKY and Elizabeth HOARE, in New Zealand in 1882.3,1,4,5

Henry's second marriage was to Elizabeth Eleanor SUBRITZKY, daughter of Johannes Anton SUBRITZKY and Elizabeth HOARE, in 1901 in New Zealand.6,7

Henry died in 1934 in New Zealand.3,1,8

Family 1

Evelyn SUBRITZKY (1863 - 1906)
Child

Family 2

Elizabeth Eleanor SUBRITZKY (1857 - 1926)

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S567] Myra's Place (NZ) - Subritzky/Matthews genealogies, at http://www.myrasplace.net, Son of Richard Henry Matthews and Clarissa Isabella Dunn.
  3. [S269] Book - Florence Keene, O'Donnell, Davis, Matthews Ladder, 68.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1882/161.
  6. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1359.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1901/1065.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1934/5204, aged 73.

Kenneth Lionel MATTHEWS1

(1886 - 1952)
Father*Henry Blencowe MATTHEWS1 b. c 1861, d. 1934
Mother*Evelyn SUBRITZKY1 b. 1863, d. 1906
Kenneth Lionel MATTHEWS was born on 29 August 1886 in Kaitaia, Northland.2,1,3

He married Kathleen Marella CLARKE, daughter of Henry Wyatt Watling CLARKE and Mary Davis Eliza BEDGGOOD, in New Zealand in 1911.2,1,4,5

Kenneth died on 28 February 1952 in Paihia at age 65.2,1,6 He was buried at the St John the Baptist cemetery, 344 Te Ahu Ahu Rd in Waimate North.2,1

Family

Kathleen Marella CLARKE (1891 - 1957)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S265] Book - Edgar T. Jones, George & Martha Clarke Family Tree, p33.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1886/13854.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 8731.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1911/8667.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1952/18266.

Kenneth Richard Henry MATTHEWS1

(1923 - 1980)
Father*Kenneth Lionel MATTHEWS1 b. 1886, d. 1952
Mother*Kathleen Marella CLARKE1 b. 1891, d. 1957
Kenneth Richard Henry MATTHEWS was born on 23 May 1923 in Remuera, Auckland.2,1

He married Iris Dawn POWLEY in Auckland on 10 April 1954.2,1,3

Kenneth died on 4 October 1980 in Auckland at age 57.2,1

Family

Iris Dawn POWLEY (1929 - 1995)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S265] Book - Edgar T. Jones, George & Martha Clarke Family Tree, p34.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1432.

Martha MATTHEWS1

(c 1838 - 1907)
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Martha MATTHEWS was born circa 1838 in Awanui.1

She married John TWINEM in New Zealand in 1866.1,2,3

Martha died in 1907 in New Zealand.4

Family

John TWINEM
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1866/2485 (bride only as Martha Elizabeth MATHEWS).
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registar's General Folio 453 as Martha Elizabeth MATHEWS.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1907/9746, aged 70.

Mervyn Wyatt MATTHEWS1

(1912 - )
Father*Kenneth Lionel MATTHEWS1 b. 1886, d. 1952
Mother*Kathleen Marella CLARKE1 b. 1891, d. 1957
Mervyn Wyatt MATTHEWS was born on 27 December 1912 in Kaitaia, Northland.2,1,3

He married Shirley Jean ROADLEY at St. Matthew's in Auckland on 12 July 1941.2,1,4

Family

Shirley Jean ROADLEY (1915 - 2006)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S265] Book - Edgar T. Jones, George & Martha Clarke Family Tree, p33.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1913/14356.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 4113.

Richard MATTHEWS1

(1811 - 1893)
Father*William MATTHEWS1
Mother*Rizpah BAKER1
Richard MATTHEWS was born in 1811 in Deddington, Oxfordshire.1

He arrived in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, aboard HMS Beagle on 21st December 1835, with Captain Robert FitzRoy (later Governor of NZ) and Charles Darwin. These three spent Christmas Day 1835 at the Waimate Mission Station with the Rev. William Williams and George Clarke. His older brother Joseph Matthews had already arrived in NZ on 26 Mar 1832, but his eldest brother Robert remained in England. The HMS Beagle left London in 27th Dec 1831 and returned on 2nd Oct 1836 after sailing around the world from East to West.

He established the Wanganui Mission in 1840.1

He married Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD in Waimate North, Northland, on 14 March 1838, the marriage performed by the Rev. William Williams.1,2

He was widowed on the death of his wife Johanna on 10 September 1880.3,1,4

Richard died on 27 January 1893 in Kaitaia, Northland.1,5 He was buried at the St Saviours Church Cemetery in Kaitaia.6

Family

Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD (1808 - 1880)
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, NZSG Collection entry 9759.
  3. [S303] Cemetery Marker - , St Saviours Church cemetery, Kaitaia, From given age of 70, implied a birthdate of 1810.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1880/3029.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1893/312.
  6. [S303] Cemetery Marker - , St Saviours Church cemetery, Kaitaia.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1849/1400.

Ronald James MATTHEWS

(1924 - 2000)
Ronald J MATTHEWS (1924-2000) on wedding day 1948
Ronald James MATTHEWS was born in Brisbane, Queensland, on 23 September 1924. He was the second son of James Alexander MATTHEWS (1898-1963) and Stella Evelyn ABELL (1900-1991).1

He was a apprentice fitter and turner at the glassworks before enlisting in the Australian Army, where he attained the rank of Lieutenant at retirement. He later became the Safety Officer at Comalco before a series of strokes forced his retirement.1

Ronald died on 6 July 2000 at home in Moorebank, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 75.2,1 He was buried on 11 July 2000 at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Leppington.1,3
Ronald James MATTHEWS (1924-2000)

Citations

  1. [S980] Email - Geoffrey Matthews, email and family research from Geoffrey Matthews to D Ferguson, from 2014 onwards.
  2. [S396] Ryerson Index to Australian Newspaper Death and Obituary Notices, at http://www.rootsweb.com/~nswsdps/dpsindex.htm, Sydney Morning Herald of 8 Jul 20003.
  3. [S1140] Forest Lawn Memorial Park database, at https://www.forestlawn.com.au/, Location RC, Section CC, Block 8, Site 7.

Samuel Hayward Ford MATTHEWS1

(1854 - 1888)
Samuel Hayward Ford MATTHEWS was born in 1854 in New Zealand.2

He married Elizabeth Eleanor SUBRITZKY, daughter of Johannes Anton SUBRITZKY and Elizabeth HOARE, in New Zealand in 1875.3,4

Samuel died on 14 April 1888 in Kaitaia, Northland, as the result of a farming accident.5 He was buried at the St Saviours Church Cemetery in Kaitaia.5

Family

Elizabeth Eleanor SUBRITZKY (1857 - 1926)

Citations

  1. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 2026.
  2. [S567] Myra's Place (NZ) - Subritzky/Matthews genealogies, at http://www.myrasplace.net, son of Rev. Joseph Matthews and Mary Ann Davis.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 2026.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1875/1921.
  5. [S567] Myra's Place (NZ) - Subritzky/Matthews genealogies, at http://www.myrasplace.net

Serena Hannah MATTHEWS1

(1840 - 1910)
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Serena Hannah MATTHEWS was born on 16 April 1840 at Waimate North Mission Station in Waimate North, Northland.2,1

She married Ralph PICKMERE, son of John Richard PICKMERE and Eliza THORNHILL, in Awanui, north of Kaitaia, in 1861.3,1,4,5

Serena died on 9 February 1910 in Auckland at age 69.1,6 She was buried on 10 February 1910 at the St. Marks Cemetery in Remuera.7,1

Family

Ralph PICKMERE (1826 - 1901)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S295] Interview - A Robinson, From a letter by T M Barrett to A H Pickmere, 7 Nov 1981, although they claim a date of 16 Apr 1841.
  3. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS entries are member submitted, so suspect, but claim 1861 Awanui and 1885 Kaitaia.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 92.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1861/1196.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1910/835, aged 69.
  7. [S310] Cemetery Marker - , St Marks Church cemetery, Remuera, Plot 66 - plan and list is in the church foyer - plot is near main gates on the right, but headstone is missing.

William MATTHEWS1

He married Rizpah BAKER.1

Family

Rizpah BAKER
Child

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.