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Benjamin LE PROU

Benjamin LE PROU

Male 1869 - 1949  (80 years)

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  • Name Benjamin LE PROU 
    Born 10 Feb 1869  Tecoe Bay, Akaroa, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 21 Feb 1870  Wainui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Address Address:
    Benjamin LE PROU 
    Residence 26 Dec 1891  Kiwitea, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stated on Marriage Certificate 
    Baptism 28 Jun 1905  Mangapehi, Waikato, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Role: Father
    • Benjamin is listed as being a Blacksmith
    Electoral Roll 1905-1906  Mangapehi, Waikato, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1905/1906 > Taranaki > Egmont 
    • Blacksmith
    Electoral Roll 1911  Taumarunui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1911 > Manawatu-Wanganui > Taumarunui 
    • Blacksmith
    Electoral Roll 1914  Kakahi, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1914 > Bay of Plenty > Waimarino 
    • Blacksmith
    Electoral Roll 1919  Kakahi, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1919 > Bay of Plenty > Waimarino 
    • Blacksmith
    Electoral Roll 1928  Kakahi, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1928 > Bay of Plenty > Waimarino 
    • Blacksmith
    Electoral Roll 1935  Kakahi, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1935 > Bay of Plenty > Waimarino 
    • Blacksmith - Benjamin is spelt Binjamine
    Electoral Roll 1938  Kakahi, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1938 > Bay of Plenty > Waimarino 
    • Blacksmith - Benjamin is spelt Binjamine.
    Electoral Roll 1946  Sulpur Point, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NZ Electoral Roll > 1946 > Bay of Plenty > Tauranga 
    • Blacksmith
    Occupation Jun 1949  Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Retired Blacksmith stated on Death Certificate 
    Died 12 Jun 1949  24 Beresford St, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Hypertensive heart failure 
    Buried 16 Jun 1949  Hamilton East, Hamilton, Waikato, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2018 

    Father Emile Edmond LE PROU,   b. 5 Sep 1832, St Samson-sur-Risle, Eure, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1905, Oparau, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Madeline Azerau GERZEAU,   b. 26 Sep 1845, Échillais, , Poitou-Charentes, Charente-Maritime, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1881, Akaroa, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1862  Akaroa, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hannah CONDER,   b. 25 Jan 1872, Penge, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1950, Waikato Public Hospital, Hamilton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1891  St Stephens Church, Marton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
    +1. Emile John Benjamin (Jack) LE PROU,   b. 17 May 1893, Marton, Rangitikei, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1960, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Henry Jonathon Milton LE PROU,   b. 20 Feb 1895, Marton, Rangitikei, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1918, Strazeele, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +3. Harold Marmaduke LE PROU,   b. 8 Apr 1896, Apiti, Feiding, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1938, National Park, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    +4. Katherine Dorothy Amelia (Millie) LE PROU,   b. 10 Aug 1897, Woodville, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988, Manurewa, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +5. Florence Eveleen Elizabeth LE PROU,   b. 1 Aug 1899, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1985, Waikato Public Hospital, Hamilton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +6. Victor Eugene (Dick) LE PROU,   b. 19 Dec 1900, Birmingham, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1984, Hamilton, Waikato, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +7. Myrtle Madeline LE PROU,   b. 1902, Te Awamutu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Tauranga District Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Gladys Evelyn Elizabeth LE PROU,   b. 20 Dec 1902, Te Awamutu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990, Thames, Waikato, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     9. Cyril Charles "Charlie" LE PROU,   b. 1904, Te Awamutu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1971, Te Kowhai, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +10. Emile Edmond "Eddie" LE PROU,   b. 21 Mar 1906, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1977, Taumarunui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. Katherine Dorothy "Dolly" LE PROU,   b. 10 May 1907, Te Awamutu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Septimus William LE PROU,   b. 3 Aug 1908, Otorohanga, Waikato, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1971, Waikato Public Hospital, Hamilton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     13. Olive Anne LE PROU,   b. 1910, Te Awamutu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1987, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     14. Edgar LE PROU,   b. Abt 24 Apr 1911, Te Awamutu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1911, Te Awamutu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +15. Basil Eric LE PROU,   b. 1912, Raetihi, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1973, Taumarunui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +16. Robert Desmond "Bob" LE PROU,   b. 1914, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1979, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired Blacksmith stated on Death Certificate - Jun 1949 - Auckland, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Hypertensive heart failure - 12 Jun 1949 - 24 Beresford St, Auckland, NZ Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Le Prou - Benjamin (1869-1949)
    Le Prou - Benjamin (1869-1949)

  • Notes 
    • Baptism sponsors : Mr & Mrs Guindon

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      Benjamin was a blacksmith at the time of his daughter Gladys Evelyn's baptism in 1905

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      Hamilton City Cemetery Records - On Line
      Name Benjamin Le Prou
      Type
      Burial
      Age 80 Years
      Gender Male
      Date of burial Thursday 16-June-1949
      Burial of Body
      Cemetery Hamilton East Cemetery
      Location A-E-47
      Funeral Director Tongue & Scrimsha

      Headstone inscription is as follows:
      #5487. "Benjamin LE PROU d. 12 June 1949, a. 81. RIP"

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] NZ - Canterbury Public Library, Christchurch, NZ, Card Index (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S12] NZ - NZ Registrar General Birth, Certified copy 054515 issued 28 June 1984 (ex Arnold Le Prou) (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S6] NZ - NZ Registrar General Death, Certified copy 41992 issued 1 Sept 1983 (ex Arnold Le Prou) (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S5] NZ - NZ Registrar General Marriage, Certified Copy 040356 issued 6 Sep 1983 (ex Arnold Le Prou) (Reliability: 4).
      Registrar General Marriage.
      NZBDM 1891/3708

    5. [S24] NZ - NZSG, CD4 - Bride & Grooms Index, Folio 3708 (Reliability: 3).