Margaret Annie MATHESON

(1869 - 1913)
Margaret Annie MATHESON was born in Invercargill?, Southland, in 1869.1

She married Thomas Forsaith MACDONALD, son of Thomas Morell MACDONALD and Charlotte Clements FORSAITH, in New Zealand in 1895.2,3

Margaret died on 16 May 1913 in New Zealand.4,5

Family

Thomas Forsaith MACDONALD (1866 - 1933)
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. 1869/5924.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3725.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1895/2219.
  4. [S924] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, marriage record, Reg. No. 1916/10971.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1913/5834, aged 43.

Alfred Norman MATTHEWS1

(1916 - 1966)
Father*Kenneth Lionel MATTHEWS1 b. 1886, d. 1952
Mother*Kathleen Marella CLARKE1 b. 1891, d. 1957
Alfred Norman MATTHEWS was born on 26 August 1916 in Kaitaia, Northland.2,1

He married Una Esther CASTLETON in Birkdale, Auckland, on 15 August 1941.2,1,3

Alfred died on 28 January 1966 in Birkdale, Auckland, at age 49.2,1 He was buried on 31 January 1966 at the Birkenhead/Glenfield Cemetery in Birkenhead.4
Grave - Alfred N MATTHEWS (1916-1966) and Una E CASTLETON (1919-2006), Birkenhead Cemetery

Family

Una Esther CASTLETON (1919 - 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, p34.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 7552.
  4. [S982] Auckland City Council cemetery database, at https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/cemeteries/Pages/…, Birkenfield/Glenfield Cemetery, Public Lawn, row F, plot 62.

Basil Barber MATTHEWS1

(1845 - 1847)
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Basil Barber MATTHEWS was born in 1845 in Awanui.2,1

Basil died on 27 May 1847 in Wanganui of dysentery.3,1 He was buried on 28 May 1847 at the Putiki in Wanganui.3,1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S279] Book - Whanganui Historical Society, Historical Record, No. 2, 13.
  3. [S276] Book - Richard Matthews, Letters & Journal, 1838-1846.

Basil Blainfield MATTHEWS1

(1849 - )
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Basil Blainfield MATTHEWS was born in 1849 in New Zealand.1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1849/1400.

Bertha Blomfield MATTHEWS1

(c 1842 - 1924)
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Bertha Blomfield MATTHEWS was born circa 1842 at Waimate North Mission Station in Waimate North, Northland.2,1

She married William ROSE in New Zealand in 1866.1,3,4

Bertha died on 7 June 1924 in New Zealand.5,1 She was buried at the St Saviours Church Cemetery in Kaitaia.6,1

Family

William ROSE
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S276] Book - Richard Matthews, Letters & Journal, 1838-1846, Note that this data conflicts with the implied birth date on her cemetery marker.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1866/3142 (groom/bride mis-indexed).
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar's General Folio 454.
  5. [S303] Cemetery Marker - , St Saviours Church cemetery, Kaitaia, Headstone gives age of 77, which implies a birth date of 1847.
  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. 1867/113.

Caroline Madelene MATTHEWS1,2

(1847 - 1926)
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Caroline Madelene MATTHEWS was born in 1847 in Wanganui.3,1

She married George Lyttledyke STANTON in New Zealand in 1867.4,5

Caroline died in 1926 in New Zealand.6

Family

George Lyttledyke STANTON (c 1841 - 1929)
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/, Death Reg. No. 1926/10356 suggests name 'Caroline Madelene.'
  3. [S276] Book - Richard Matthews, Letters & Journal, 1838-1846.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar's General Folio 359, indexed under 'Mathews.'
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1867/3715 (groom) and 1867/3284 (bride).
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1926/10356, aged 75?

Charles MATTHEWS1

(c 1850 - )
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Charles MATTHEWS was born circa 1850 in Awanui.2,1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S280] Book - Ian Church, Richard Matthews - Frustrated Churchman.

Ellen MATTHEWS1,2

(c 1843 - )
Father*Richard MATTHEWS1 b. 1811, d. 1893
Mother*Johanna Sarah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1808, d. 1880
Ellen MATTHEWS was born circa 1843 in Awanui.3,4

She married Isaac WILLIAMSON in New Zealand in 1862.1,2,5

Family

Isaac WILLIAMSON (c 1840 - 1920)
Child
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. 1862/2.
  3. [S276] Book - Richard Matthews, Letters & Journal, 1838-1846.
  4. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence, If her marriage and child dates are roughy correct, then she could not have be born 1852, as this source suggests - have changed it to 1843 as a rough guess.
  5. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registar's General Folio 001.

Emma MATTHEWS1

(1838 - 1913)
Emma MATTHEWS was born in Dover, Kent, on 2 March 1838.2,3,1 and was baptised on 1 April 1838 at St Mary's in Dover.3

She signed the register at Frederick NUTTER and Eliza Heath MACDONALD's wedding at the bride's residence, Abercromby St in Auckland on 17 March 1857.4,5,6,7

She married Robert Conder MACDONALD, son of Alexander MACDONALD and Selina Dorcas BLOMFIELD, at the bride's residence, Wellesley St in Auckland on 9 December 1859.8,9,10,11

She was named as a beneficiary of the will of Alexander MACDONALD, her father-in-law, dated 24 November 1884 in Auckland; she was to inherit the income from a trust to be set up by the executors based on the sale of his estate's assets. On her death, the monies were to be passed on to her children and/or their children until they married ar reached the age of 21. It is unclear at what point the trust fund should be liquidated and who the inheritors would then be.12,13

She was widowed at age 63 on the death of her husband Robert on 28 January 1902.14

Emma died in December 1913 in Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 75.15 She was buried on 21 December 1913 at the Manly Cemetery in Manly.16
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Dover, Vol 5, p119, 1Q1838, mother's maiden name PIKE.
  2. [S395] Family Bible - Robert Macdonald bible.
  3. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL film 355633, dau of Edmund Israel MATTHEWS and Elizabeth Austin PIKE.
  4. [S338] Varcoe's NZ Marriage Index, at http://marvin.otago.ac.nz/marriages/, Folio 97.
  5. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 97.
  6. [S924] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, marriage record, Reg. No. 1857/497 (Eliza) and 566 (Frederick).
  7. [S802] Newspaper - Southern Cross, issue of 20 Mar 1857, Vol XIV, Issue 1015, p3.
  8. [S261] Pearlspad, New Zealand, at http://www.pearlspad.net.nz, As extracted from the 'New Zealander', and recorded at www.pearlspad.net.nz/MARRIAGES.htm, although it is unclear if the misspelt names are transcription errors or an error by the New Zealander staff:
    McDONALD - MATTHEWS - On 9th December 1859 at the residence of the bride's father, Wellesley-street, Auckland by the father of the bridegroom, Robert Conder, eldest son of Rev Alex McDonald to Emma, second daughter of Mr E J Matthews, Builder, late Clerk of Works, Royal Engineers Department.
  9. [S338] Varcoe's NZ Marriage Index, at http://marvin.otago.ac.nz/marriages/, Folio 130.
  10. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 130.
  11. [S924] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, marriage record, Reg. No. 1859/1150.
  12. [S356] Will - Alexander Macdonald, Archives of New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office BBAE 1569 288.
  13. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Auckland probate record, Item ID R21449790, Agency BBAE, Accession A48, box 11, record 288.
  14. [S933] BDM VIC Registry, death record, District of Sth Melbourne, 1902, No. 11653.
  15. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Death Reg. No. 4516/1914, aged 75, parents Edmund I and Elizabeth, Manly.
  16. [S1043] Manly Cemetery database, at http://www.manly.nsw.gov.au/planning-and-development/…, Manly Cemetery, plot U.229, register page MD74.

Gwendolline Evelyn Mary MATTHEWS1

(1925 - 2019)
Father*Kenneth Lionel MATTHEWS2 b. 1886, d. 1952
Mother*Kathleen Marella CLARKE2 b. 1891, d. 1957
Gwendolline Evelyn Mary MATTHEWS was born on 8 August 1925 in Birkenhead, Auckland.3,1

She married Kenneth Douglas ROADLEY in Auckland on 29 June 1946.3,2,4

She was widowed at age 83 on the death of her husband Kenneth on 3 May 2009.5,6

Gwendolline died on 16 May 2019 at Te Mana Rest Home, 23 Gatman St in Birkdale, Auckland, at age 93.7,8 She was cremated on 20 May 2019 at the North Shore Cemetery in Mt Victoria.9

Family

Kenneth Douglas ROADLEY (1920 - 2009)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death: Reg. No. 2019/13312 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  3. [S265] Book - Edgar T. Jones, George & Martha Clarke Family Tree, p34.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 6168.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2009/11090.
  6. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at http://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 88, Newberrys Funeral Home.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death: Reg. No. 2019/13312.
  8. [S863] Newspaper - New Zealand Herald, issue of 17 May 2019, Deaths, "ROADLEY, Gwendoline Evelyn Mary (Gwen) (nee Matthews). At Te Mana Rest Home, aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late Ken. Much loved mother of Ann and Bryce (deceased), Linda and Bruce, Raewyn and Barrie and Raymond (deceased), and Karen and Stephen."
  9. [S982] Auckland City Council cemetery database, at https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/cemeteries/Pages/…, North Shore Memorial Park.