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ST MATTHEWS CHURCH, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

                                     


This is the earliest known photograph of the original School House, and 
Church, which was built prior to 1854.

Names from the Minutes Book of St Matthew’s Parish
    1853 –1863.

Indicating approximately how many Vestry or Committee Meetings
the person attended. Accuracy is difficult when there were individuals
with the same surname.

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 send an email to my niece, Jill  who found and  copied the complete  Minutes,  
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ARCHDEACON C. I. ABRAHAM.
Lord BISHOP G. A.
Revd. Fred THATCHER Chairman of 60 Meetings- a Member of the first Committee from
18/7/1853 – 6/12/1856.
Revd. David JONES Chairman of 123 Meetings from
December  8th 1856 - July 2nd 1869 
Revd. Edward Nugent BREE Chaired 9 Meetings
Revd. Robert KIDD attended 2 Meetings
Revd. W. LLOYD (
Australia)
ALLWRIGHT attended 1 Meeting
W.B. BAKER attended 9 Meetings
BAUBEN attended 1 Meeting.
BAYLIS attended 24 Meetings ( Chaired 1)
BLAKE attended 1 Meeting
G. BOWEN attended 1 Meeting.
BRABAZON (teacher) attended 1 Meeting.
BRADY attended 19 Meetings
BREWER attended 4 Meetings.
J. BROWN (Organist) attended 4 Meetings.
L. BURNSIDE attended 12 Meetings
BURROW attended 1 Meeting
BURTT attended 16 Meetings. Member of the first Committee.
Irvine & Jerome CADMAN 11 Meetings between them (Chaired 5) 
William CAMPBELL attended 1 Meeting
J. COCHRAN attended 4 Meetings
W. COMBES ( tender?) attended 16 Meetings
CONWAY attended 1 Meeting
H. COOMBES ( Wellesley St) attended 6 Meetings
CORBET attended 1 Meeting
COX attended 2 Meetings
DACRE attended 1 Meeting
R. DAIRE attended 8 Meetings
DANKS attended 2 Meetings
DAVIS attended 96 Meetings (may be I. Davis, the Teacher.)
DAVY attended 2 Meetings
DOUGLAS attended 1 Meeting
DAVIDSON attended 2 Meetings
Richard DICKSON attended 33 Meetings
DIXON attended 7 Meetings (may be same as above)
T.W. DOONIN attended 67 Meetings
DOWKES attended 1 Meeting
DURNING attended 6 Meetings
EBBOW attended 1 Meeting
EWING attended 1 Meeting
FEUDELOW attended 21 Meetings (Sunday School Superintendent)
FULJAMES attended 2 Meetings
B.W. GEE attended 1 Meeting
GEORGE attended 13 Meetings
GILFILLAN attended 1 Meeting
S. GLENNY attended 13 Meetings
William GOODWIN (Painter) attended 24 Meetings
G. GRAHAM attended 17 Meetings
GUNDRY (of Queen St) attended 5 Meetings
John HAIRLE attended 1 Meeting
Harkness HAMILTON attended 3 Meetings
J. HAMILTON attended 46 Meetings
HARP attended 1 Meeting
HAZELDEN attended 9 Meetings
John HENDERSON attended 54 Meetings
Shirley HILL attended 21 Meetings
HOBB attended 2 Meetings (may be same as below)
OBBS attended 2 Meetings
HOLMES attended 11 Meetings
HOOP attended 19 Meetings - a Member of the first Committee.
HOPKINS attended 1 Meeting
Dr. H. HOOPER attended 39 Meetings
Dr. HORNE attended 23 Meetings
HURST attended 2 Meetings
B. IRELAND attended 42 Meetings
JACKSON (teacher) attended 2 Meetings
JEAN attended 1 Meeting
JEFFERSON attended 2 Meetings
Fred JONES attended 10 Meetings
T. JONES attended 3 Meetings
KELLY attended 2 Meetings
KEMP attended 1 Meeting
Robert KIDD attended 2 Meetings
W. KING & ED. KING attended 93 Meetings between them.
LAIDLAW attended 1 Meeting
LEAMING attended 1 Meeting
LEIGHTON attended 1 Meeting
LINDSAY attended 1 Meeting
LIPTON attended 1 Meeting
Daniel LOCKWOOD attended 14 Meetings
LYMAS attended 1 Meeting
MADDEN attended 29 Meetings
MAYNE attended 13 Meetings - a Member of the first Committee
W. Mc DONALD attended 2 Meetings
General McELWAIN attended 2 Meetings
C.H. McINTOSH attended 25 Meetings-Member of the first Committee.
MENINGTON attended 1 Meeting
MORRIN attended 20 Meetings
McKINSTREY attended 1 Meeting
McQUAIL attended 1 Meeting
MITCHELL attended 33 Meetings
MOON attended 1 Meeting
MOORE attended 5 Meetings
NEWELL attended 1 Meeting
NORTH attended 3 Meeting
J. O’NEIL attended 17 Meetings
OLLSEN attended 1 Meeting
Dr. OZANNE attended 10 Meetings
G. B. OWEN (Books) attended 23 Meetings
PARKER attended 1 Meeting
PARSONS attended 1 Meeting
PAYNE attended 1 Meeting
PHILERY attended 1 Meeting
PHILLIPS attended 1 Meeting
G. P. PIERCE (Books) attended 48 Meetings
I. PORTER attended 16 Meetings
Capt. PULHAM attended 33 Meetings-Member of the first Committee.
RAYNES attended 1 Meeting 
RICHARDSON attended 1 Meeting
ROBB attended 5 Meetings
Capt. ROBBINS attended 2 Meetings
ROSE attended 1 Meeting
Capt. RUSSELL (58th Reg.) attended 17 Member of first Committee.
Charles SANDERSON (Provincial Engineer) attended 127 Meetings (more than anyone else.) 
Member of First Committee, Chairman of 2. He was also the first Inspector of the School and 
on many Sub Committees.
SCHULTZ attended 1 Meeting
G. SECOMBE attended 17 M
B.G.SMITH attended 1 Meeting
SIMPSON (M.B?) attended 2 Meetings- Member of first Committee.
Daniel SIMPSON attended 21 Meetings
J. SOPPETT attended 5 Meetings
SPALDING attended 1 Meeting
James
STIRLING attended 16 Meetings (Chairman of 1)
J.B. STRANGE attended 16 Meetings
SQUIRE (teacher?) attended 10 Meetings
TAYLOR (1st Treasurer – died.) Several of this name, hard to differentiate:
Richard TAYLOR (Carpenter)
J.E. TAYLOR
R. TAYLOR attended 44 Meetings between them.
TEWSEY attended 1 Meeting
George TURRELL attended 12 Meetings
TYLOR attended 1 Meeting
UPTON attended 6 Meetings
VICKERS attended 14 Meetings
WALKER (Sexton) attended 30 Meetings
WAYMOUTH attended 2 Meetings
Shirley H. WEBB attended 28 Meetings
T.H. WEBB attended 2 Meetings
WEBSTER attended 2 Meetings
WEST attended 1 Meeting
R.F. WESTON attended 2 Meetings
E. WESTON & or Thos. WESTON attended 60 Meetings - Member of first Committee. Chaired 2. 
WHEELER attended 3 Meetings
WIGG attended 1 Meeting
WILLIAMS (1st Churchwarden) attended 20 Meetings may be:
William WILLIAMS attended 5 Meetings
Capt. WILLIAMS attended approx. 34 Meetings
S. WILLIAMS attended at least 1 Meeting may be confused with one above.
T. WILLIAMS attended 2 Meetings
WOOD attended 1 Meeting
WOODWARD attended 2 Meeting
WOOLENS attended 1 Meeting
F. WOOLLAMB attended 1 Meeting.

Names mentioned in other capacities:

BABER - Architect
W.H. BAILEY
BAMS - Teacher
BARNARD & ALLAN – Architects
BARTLEY - Tender
BASKERVILLE – Teacher
BEADY – Secretary of Sunday School Teachers
BEALE
BELL
BELL & GLEESON – Carpenters
BINNS – Post & Rail
BLACK
BOOTH & HODGKINSON – Architects
BRABAZON – Teacher
John Gouthwaite BROOKE- 1st Legacy
J. BROWN – Organist
Mrs. BROWN
BUCHANAN & BREST - Architects
BUCHOLZ
BUTTERFIELD – Architect, England.
CAULFIELD – Teacher
CHAPMAN – Books
CLEVLAND 
COLLINS
COOK
COOMBES - Tender
E.G. CORBET – Teacher
Mrs. CORBET
CURRIE
DAVIDSON - Teacher
I or J. DAVIS – Teacher
Emma DAVIS – Teacher (daughter of above)
Martin F. DAVIS – son of Teacher
Misses DAVIS (concert)
DICKSON – Architect
Thomas DOYLE - Legacy
R. DURRIE
DYALL
FLOWER - Teacher
Mary GARLAND - Teacher
GARTY – Tender
GILLIES
Hannah GITTOS- Teacher
William GOODWIN - Painting
W. H. GRAHAM – Printing 
C. GRAHAM - Baize
GRAHAM & H. SMITH – Architects
Miss GRIFFIN – Teacher
GRIFFIN – Painter
GUNDRY of Queen Street
Miss GUGELL – Teacher
HANSARD – Teacher
HARP
Mrs HARP - Teacher
HAYWOOD
HESKETH – Teacher
Mrs. HESKETH – Teacher
HOBSON – Carpenter
Mrs. HOBSON (wife of Governor)
Sarah HOBSON daughter of Governor
John HONIE
Dr HOOPER
Dr HORNE
HUCHBER? - Architect
HUGHES
JACKSON – Teacher
Susan JAMES- Teacher
Miss JOCLIN - Teacher
KEALS – Architect
KENT - School
KINDER
Ed. KING – Mops, Blinds & Engraving
Miss KING – Teacher 
A. KISSLING
Miss LAMBERT – Teacher
LAMMOT?
LAW – Books
LEWIS – Chairs
LYSART
McDOWELL – Printing
McGARVIE
Roderick McKAY Teacher
MACKIE 
McLANY - Cleaner
MAHONEY
MARKS
Sir William MARTIN
MARWICK – Stone Font
MASON- Architect
MATTHEWS – Architect
MAUGHAN - Bell
MIDGLEY – Architect
MILLET
Mrs. MORELY – Teacher
MORGAN – of Waikato
Colonel MOULD – REG. Engineer
OUTHWAITE
G.B. OWEN - Books
Dr OZANNE
PARKER
PARKINSON – Organ
G.P. PIERCE- Books
Captain G. PIERCE R.N.
Dr PRENDEGAST
PRIME – Candles
PRITCHARD – Architect
PRITCHARD – Teacher
Captain PULHAM
RAMSEY – Pulpit & Reading Desk
REDINGS
RICH
RICHARDS – Printer
Miss RIED – Teacher
Captain ROBBINS
ROBINSON – School Master
Captain RUSSELL 58th Regiment
Major RUSSELL
Major SADLER
Charles SANDERSON Numerous Sub Committees
SELLERS – Teacher
SHARP – Architect, Lancaster
SHERSON? – teacher
SIMPSON – School Master
B.W. SIMPSON – Tender
M.B. SIMPSON
SINGER – Teacher
C.R.C. SMITH – Teacher
G. SMITH
SPALDING            
Jas. STEVENS- wrote "Duties of Verger", at a later date.
J.B. STRANGE- Stone
W. SQUIRE – Teacher
Mrs. C.L.G. SQUIRE – Teacher
SQUIRRELL – School Cleaner
TAYLOR – Treasurer (died)
TAYLOR- Teacher
Henry TAYLOR- Secretary of the Education Board
Richard TAYLOR – Carpenter
TIZARD – Teacher
Revd. WALKER – Sydney
WALKER – Sexton
WALSH – Sydney
WALSTAT – Teacher
WHITAKER
WILLIAMS – 1st Church Warden
Captain WILLIAMS
WILLIAMS - Teacher
H. WILLS – Organ, London
WOOD
WOOLENS
F. WOOLCUUS?
Miss YOUNG - Teacher

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Church Warden Vestry Warden

(Requested by Minister) (Elected by Vestry)

D. SIMPSON: WILLIAMS -1854 replaced by:
C. SANDERSON -1855
C. SANDERSON: PORTER replaced by:
D. SIMPSON
SANDERSON: WESTON
SANDERSON: WESTON
BAYLIS: MOORE
BAYLIS OWEN
SANDERSON (senior Warden): KING
KING CADMAN replaced by
HAMILTON replaced by
DAVIS
CADMAN: STIRLING replaced by
W. WILLIAMS replaced by
WALKER

Inspection Schools by Members of Committee on a weekly 
rotation began 1854:

SANDERSON
WESTON 
McINTOSH
TAYLOR
HOOP Capt.
RUSSELL
Capt. PULHAM: 
BURTT
MAYNE

                

Photo taken
31 July. 1907