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William John GIFKINS

Male 1878 - 1928  (50 years)


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  • Name William John GIFKINS 
    Born 10 Aug 1878  Ashley Gorge, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 1928  Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 24 Aug 1928  Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6348  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2021 

    Father James GIFKINS,   b. Between 1 Jan 1844 and 31 Mar 1844, Thame, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1927, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Sarah CROWDAY,   b. Between 1 Apr 1849 and 30 Jun 1849, Lewknor, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1925, Awapuni, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1869  Lewknor, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan LEAT,   b. 8 Sep 1879, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1928, Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1901  Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Their Marriage Certificate states:
      William John 23yo labourer (bachelor)  born in Asley Gorge Canterbury NZ and Susan 22yo (spinster) born in Sanson were married in St Thomas', Sanson, in the District of Bulls-Sanson.
      William's father was James Gifkins, Farm labourer and mother was Sarah nee Crowday
      Susan's father was George Leat, Roadman and mother was Jane nee Capron
      Witnesses were:
      W.J.Leat, Sanson, Farm labourer
      J.H.Gifkins, Sanson, Farm hand
    Children 
     1. Angus George GIFKINS,   b. 1 Nov 1904, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1980, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Annie May GIFKINS,   b. 1906, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 1968, Newstead Cemetery, Hamilton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     3. Dorothy Maud GIFKINS,   b. 1 Apr 1908, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ethel Meyrtle GIFKINS,   b. 1910, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James Eden GIFKINS,   b. 1911, Foxton, Horowhenua, Manawatu-Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Violet Susan GIFKINS
     7. Kennith Mervyn GIFKINS
     8. Norman Henry GIFKINS,   b. 1917, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1961  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 18 May 2018 
    Family ID F2164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1901 - Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1928 - Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Aug 1928 - Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • NZ Papers Past: https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/MS19050209.2.39
      Bibliographic details:
      Manawatu County Council., Manawatu Standard, Volume XLI, Issue 8012, 9 February 1905
      Manawatu County Council.
      The ordinary monthly meeting of the Manawatu County Council was held yesterday. 
      Present - Crs Hammond (chairman), F. Robinson, G. Kendall, Masters and Claris.
      CORRESPONDENCE.
      From the Colonial Secretary's office, asking Council to confirm petition presented for the constitution of the Rongotea town district. - Request confirmed and the Colonial Secretary requested to grant the request of the petitioners.
      From W. J. Gifkins, resigning his position as poundkeeper, Sanson - Accepted.
      From Dimock and Co., asking permission to erect ......
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      ex http://www.mdc.govt.nz/online_services/find_it/cemetery_search
      Gifkins, William John
      Age: 50
      Marital Status: N/R     
      Denomination/Religion: N/R     
      Date of Death: 22/08/1928
      Date of Interment: 24/08/1928
      Interment Type:      N/R
      Cemetery: Sandon
      Row: K, Plot Number: 37
      Interment ID: 10621

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] NZ - BDM Index online - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/, New Zealand Government, Registration No: 1878/15261; William John son of Sarah & James Gifkins (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S139] Monument Inscription, Headstone reads:
      William Gifkins
      Died Aug 22, 1928
      Aged 50 Years (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S157] NZ - BDM Index online - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/, New Zealand Government, Registration No: 1901/2971; Susan Leat marries William John Gifkins (Reliability: 3).