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Surname WELLS - Birth & Burial dates.
b. born, bur. burial date.
Abigail - b. 8 June 1882 to Edgar & Abigail of Lyttelton, ( labourer).
Abigail - bur. 6 February 1925. retired of Lyttelton, age 78, NOK Edgar.
Albert Spencer - b. 22 July 1896, to James Seth & Mary Louise, of
Alfred John - b. 11 December 1869, to George Thomas & Mary Ann nee
Alfred William - b. 22 October 1880 to Alfred William & Sarah nee
Alfred William - bur.16 Aug 1961, at Bromley Cemetery age 80, NOK Mrs
Alice - b. 22 February 1888 to Edgar & Abigail of Lyttelton.
Allen Robert - b. 2 March 1893 to Arthur Thomas & Jane of Little Akaloa.
Alma Lucy Blanch -b. 25 April 1886 to Henry & Ada of Oxford Tce, Chch,
Amelia Phoebe - b. 11 September 1864 to James William & Huldah of
Amy - b. 28 February 1891 to Edgar & Abigail of Lyttelton.
Annie -b. 1 February 1868 to George Thomas & Mary Ann Alice nee BURBIDGE
Annie - bur. 17 October 1871 to George & Mary Ann, age 3yrs. storekeeper.
Annie -bur. 1 April 1949, Linwood Cemetery, age 87 Mr H.H.Wells (son)
Annie Beatrice - b. 16 October 1878 to Alfred William & Sarah Jane
Annie Louisa -b. 13 April 1885 to Edgar & Abigail.
Arnold James - b.30 December 1902 to James Seth & Mary Louisa of Chorlton.
Arthur Thomas -b.23 September 1865 to James William & Huldah.
Beatrice Joan -b. 8 June 1912 to Henry & Annie of 229 Colombo St.
Benjamin - bur. 16 Aaugust 1928 widower of Lyttelton age 69
Caroline Louisa -b. 27 January 1884 to Lewis & Jane Weller nee YARROW
Caroline Louisa - bur. 1 April 1884 parents Lewis & Jane (cabman)
Charles - bur. 24 March 1934 age 36 of 61 Canterbury St.
Charles Alexander -bur. 17 August 1923, age 64,(sheepfarmer) of Lower
Charles Lewis - bur. 24 December 1888 age 59 of Madras St. (cabman)
Charlotte Rosetta -b. 2 January 1883 to James William & Huldah, (farmer)
Christabel May - b. 28 April 1885 to Harry & Ada (Professor of Music)
Claud - bur. 14 January 1892 age 3 days.
Cyril William - b.30 January 1916 to William & Eleanor Olive (jeweller)
Doris Rita - b. 2 February 1898 to Alfred John W. & Helena nee JACKSON
Dorothy Eileen - b.22 December 1907 to Henry James & Annie Theresa
Dorothy Helen -b. 15 May1890 to Charles Alexander & Florence Lizzie
Edgar - bur. 14 July 1930 age 85, retired of Lyttelton.
Edgar George -b. 6 March 1896 to Emma of Lyttelton, single woman sp.
Edgar George - bur. 19 October 1896 mother Emma single woman.
Edwin - b.15 May 1863 to George & Mary Ann nee Burbidge.
Elspeth -bur. 30 March 1882 age 48
Elizabeth - b.4 August 1862 to William & Mary of Ferry Road.
Elizabeth - bur. 30 November 1873 age 72, Avonville, Avonside,
Elizabeth Alice -b. 9 January 1860, to George & Mary Ann of Avonside,
Elizabeth Ann - b.16 September 1885 to Charles Lewis & Jane Elizabeth
nee YARROW (cabman)
Ellen Louisa -b 8 October 1871 to James & Huldah of Okains Bay (sawyer)
Ellen Margurite -b. 10 November 1900 to George Edgar & Myra of Chorlton
Elsie Ada -b. 22 Setember 1891 to Herbert & Ada Mary (fitter)
Elsie Ellen -bur. 22 November 1950 age 34
Elsie May -b. 27 November 1902 to Abigail, res. refuge.
Emma -b. 18 July 1877 to George & Abigail of Lyttelton.
Eric Caldwell -b. 19 March 1906 to Annie Louisa of Hereford St.
Ernest Joseph - b.10 February 1876 to Edwin & Ellen of Okains Bay,
Ethel Gwendoline -b.23 July 1898 to George Edgar & Myra of Chorlton.
Eva Florence -b.14 May 1877 to James Huldah of Okains Bay.
Florence -b. 3 September 1876 to Thomas George & Mary Ann of Avonvale
Florence (Lizzie) - bur.1 October 1943 age 83 of 83 Harakeke St. Chch
Frederick Charles -b.4 September 1874 to George Thomas & Mary Ann
George -b.9 July1866 to Edwin & Ellen of Lyttelton (gardener)
George Edgar -b. 27 July 1873 to James William & Huldah of Okains
George Thomas -bur. 16 March 1887 of Avonville age 53
Genevieve Alice cecile -b. 19 September 1887 to Harry & Ada, organist
St. Michaels Church, Christchurch.
Hannah -bur. 8 February 1869 parents William & Mary of Loburn - infant
Hannah -b. 3 January 1870 to William & Mary, Loburn.
Harold Herbert - bur. 3 January 1951 at Bromley Cemetery, age 47,
Hector Arthur - b. 9 Auguat 1896 to Arthur Thomas & Jane of Cheviot.
Henry Charles - b. 5 March 1901 to Charles Frderick & Annie Mabel
Henry James -bur. 4 March 1944 aat Lawn Cemetery, age 66, of Barrington
Herbert Horace -b. 19 December 1899 to Alfred John & Helena.
Hilton Stevens -b. 23 June 1916 to Thomas Peckman & Mary Ann of
Ida Pretoria -b. 10 November 1900 to George Edgar & Myra of Chorlton
James Edwin -b. 29 December 1864 to Edwin & Ellen of Lyttelton, (gardener)
James Edwin - died 10 January 1866 age 1 year. Edwin & Ellen, Lyttelton
James Seth -b. 25 september 1868 to James William & Huldah.
James William - bur. 8 August 1938 age 96 of Lyttelton
Jane - b. 30 November 1866 to William & Mary of Loburn. (farmer)
John Henry - b. 14 April 1871 to Edwin & Ellen & Lyttelton.
John Henry - bur. 25 October 1884 age 13 yrs. Edwin & Ellen
John Stanley - b. 16 December 1888 to Henry & Ada, organist.
Juenette mae -b. 9 July 1928 to Henry Charles & Thelma May.
Leonard Spencer - b. 3 April 1885 to James & Huldah of Little Akaloa.
Leslie Albert - b. 1 july 1885 to Arthur Thomas & Jane of Little Akaloa.
Lily May - b. 26 October 1889 to Edgar & Abigail of Lyttelton.
Louisa Annie - b. 16 May 1872 to Thomas & Mary Ann, nee BURBIDGE
Louisa Annie - bur. 25 October 1875 age 3 years, of Avonside.
Louisa Florence -b. 10 August 1868 to Edwin & Ellen of Lyttelton.
Lucy Amelia - b. 7 August 1886 to Edgar & Abigail of Lyttelton
Margaret - b. 19 September 1860 to William & Mary of Pigeon Bay.
Margaret Amy - bur. 4 May 1884 age 8yrs.
Marjorie Alice - b. 16 December 1883 to Charles Alexander & Florence
Mary - bur. 19 September 1917 age 85 of Hawthorn St. papanui.
Mary - bur. 22 September 1920 age 64 of Avonside.
Mary Ann -b. 13 August 1864 to William & Mary of Rolling Downs, Ashley
Mary Ann Alice - bur. 8 March 1932 age 76 of Jubilee Home, Woolston.
Mary Anne - bur. 4 October 1909, age 72 of Travers St.
Maude - b. 27 July 1883 to Edgar & Abigail of Lyttelton.
Maude - bur. 6 August 1883 age 8 days.
Maurice Jamieson -b. 8 January 1919 to Arthur Clifford & Florence
of St. Albans
Nancy Janet - b. 3 September 1884 to Charles Alexander & Florence
Olive Maude - b. 28 December 1880 to James william & Huldah of Okains
Phyllis Evelyn - b. 22 February 1914 to Henry James & Annie of Colombo
Rawinia Maybrook - b. 6 February 1909 to Henry James & Annie (butcher)
Robert Edgar -b. 2 March 1925 to Thomas Peckman & Mary Ann of Lyttelton.
Robert Edgar - bur. 5 November 1929 age 4 and half.
Roy Norris - b. 9 April 1898 to Arthur Thomas & Jane of Cheviot (butcher)
Russell Hunter - b. February 1918 to Arthur G.
Ruwena -b. 27 January 1895 to Arthur Thomas
Sarah - b. 5 January 1883 to William & Ellen of Halswell
Sarah - bur. 15 March 1891 age 86 of Lyttelton.
Sarah Jane - b. 3 june 1878 to Edwin & Helena of Akaroa.
Sedley George - b. 16 August 1906 to Charles Frederick & Annie Mable
Walton St. (muscian)
Sophia Sarah - b. 22 February 1874 to Edgar & Abigail. of Okains Bay.
Stanford Arthur - b. 8 September 1899 to James seth & Mary Louisa
Susan Ellen - b. 4 February 1866 to Thomas G. & Mary Ann of Avonville.
Thelma Maude -b. 4 January 1915 to William & Eleanor Olive of Sydenham
Thomas - b. 27 July 1877 to William & Mary of Loburn.
Thomas Peckman - b. 12 January 1880 to Edgar & Abigail of Lyttelton
Vera Alice - b. 16 September 1906 to George Edgar & Myra of Cheviot
Vincent Leslie -b. 27 July 1911 to Charles Frederick & Annie Mabel
William -.b. 15 June 1874 to William & Mary of Loburn.
William - bur. 26 May 1919 age 87 of Leinster Road, Christchurch.
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Surname - WELLS female Marriages
male details/female details (occupation) b. born
Agnes Maude & Noah Ezra JONASSEN m. 8 January 1910, at Holy Trinity,
Avonside, ages: 21/19 years 5mths. occ: engineer/domestic, born.
Christchurch/West Clive, Napier,
parents: Mads-Peter & Marie Jonassen nee HAUBERG (engineer)
George & Elizabeth Ann Wells nee WILKINSON
witness: Pearl Treloar, Avonside vicarage (domestic duties)
Mathew Rosendale, verger.
Amelia Ann & Joseph FOSTER m. 10 September 1856 at Weslyan Chapel,
Lyttelton, ages: 22/23 occ: marriner
witness: Abraham Palmer, Mary Ann Scott
Alma Lucy Blanche & William Reynolds CAREY m. 24 April 1912 at St.
Mary's Merivale, ages: 25/25, OCC: DRAPER, B. Ross,
parents: Andrew Fuller & Leila Carey nee CARGEEG (draper)
Harry & Ada Wells nee Pike ( muscian)
witness: H. Wells, muscian, 131 Office Road, Merivale (muscian)
R. Cargeeg, 82 Leinster Road, (Accountant)
Amelia & Alfred OSBORNE m. 2 December 1874, at residence of Amelia
Wells, Salisbury Street, Chch. ages: 40/50 bachelor/widow, occ: gardener,
witness: Richard Gardner (joiner) Papanui Road. Emily Bone, Salisbury
Amelia Phoebe & John MARSHALL m. 7 May 1889 at house of James Wells,
Little Akaloa, ages: full/full, occ: labourer, born: Little
parents: Robert & Mary Marshall nee TURNER ( farmer)
James William & Hulda Wells nee Howland
witness: James William Wells, A.T. Wells,Little Akaloa,(labourer)
John Marshall born 17 March 1865.
Amy & Arthur John Stanley WYATT m. 25 October 1911, St. Saviours
West Lyttelton, ages:21/20, b. Lyttelton/Lyttelton, occ: aerated water
parents; John Francis & Maria Aldred Wyatt neeVOMTOM (aerated water
Edgar & Abigail Wells nee Stevens (caretaker)
witness: Robert Carson, Lyttelton, (plumber) Edgar Wells, Lyttelton
Emily Beatrice Wyatt, Lyttelton, sister of bridegroom.
Annie Beatrice & Harry Edward SKINNER m. 22 August 1904 at St.
Michaels, Christchurch, ages: 27/25, occ: bootmaker, born:
parents: Harry & Emma Skinner nee BOWYER (gardener)
Alfred & Sarah Jane Wells nee HALL (butcher)
witness: A.W. Wells (butcher), A.W. Wells, jnr. Sydenham.
Annie Elspeth & Frederick WALLIS m 27 December 1926 at All Saints,
ages: 35/26, widower 30 April 1923/spinster,
occ: contractor, b. Glenore/Pleasant Point
parents: Walter William & Christina Mary Wallis nee Wells( railway
Robert Alfred & Eliza Crawford Wells nee BELLAMY
Charlotte Rosetta & Thomas PAWSON m.9 August 1905 at St Lukes Church,
Little Akaloa, ages: 29/22 occ: farmer, b. Little Akaloa/Chorlton,
parents: Jonas & Sarah Dixon Pawson nee BARKER
James William & Huldah Wells nee Howland
witness: L.S. Wells, Chorlton (farmer), J.W. Wells, H Pawson, Greenpark.
Christabel Mary & Roy TWYNEHAM m. 12 December 1911 at St. Marys
Merivale, ages: 26/26, occ: clerk, b. both Christchurch,
parents: William & Emily Annie Twyneham nee DENNE (contractor)
Henry & Ada Wells nee Pike (muscian)
witness: H. Wells 131 Office Road, Merivale,
W.R. Carey, 28 Mansfield Ave, (draper)
Constance Kitty Evelyn & James Seymour BAKER m 18 December 1919 at
Matthews St. Albans, ages: 29/31, occ: painter/shop assistant. b.
parents: Aaron & Hannah Baker nee BUTLER (driver)
James & Annie Bones Wells nee Philpott (station master)
witness: Eva Mabel Eldridge Wells, 589 Madras St. Aaron Stanley Baker,
Otaki St. Kaiapoi,
Doris Rita & Harold Aldridge TOWNSEND m. 6 September 1922, at Holy
Trinity Avonside, occ: warehouseman, b. Surrey, England/Christchurch,
parents: Edward James & Mary Ann Townsend nee Aldridge (salesman)
Alfred John & Helene Wells nee Jackman (cellarman)
witness: Edward Townsend 256 Worcester St. W.A.Sharpe,
(schoolteacher), A.J.Wells, (cellarman), Linwood.
James Seymour Baker born 22 June 1889
Dorothy Helen & Selby Miles PALMER m 10 April 1912, at St. Marys
Merivale, ages: 31/21, occ: sheepfarmer, b. Chch/Amberley, usual
address Poverty bay,
parents: Joseph & Emily Anne Palmer nee FISHER (banker)
Charles Alexander & Florence Lizzie Wells nee Lane
witness Florence & Charles WELLS, Ellertich, Amberley,
Beatrice Allen, Lower Riccarton.
Selby Miles Palmer, b. 1 May 1880 Hereford St.
Eliza & John George ARMITAGE m. 7 February 1877 at Durham St. Weslyan
Church. ages: 26/19, occ storeman,
witness: --Wells, Avonville, Christchurch (labourer), M. Wells, Avonville.
Elizabeth & Robert HODGSON m. 8 August 1883 at Weslyan Church,
Raithby, Loburn, Canterbury, ages: 27/21, b/ Chch/Chch, occ farmer,
parents: Anthony & Barbara Hodgson, nee LENNOX (farmer)
William & Mary Wells nee McLearey, (farmer)
witness: Twentyman Hodgson Loburn, (farmer)
Margaret Wels, Loburn.
Elizabeth Alice & Alexander HUTTON m. 31 December 1891, at Holy Trinity,
Avonside, ages: 27/30, occ: shoemaker, b. Forforshire, Scotland/Linwood
parents:Adam & Elizabeth Hutton nee WALKER, (labourer)
George Thomas & Mary Ann Alice Wells nee Burbidge
witness: A. Lilleyman 27 Ward St. Addington, F.Wells.
Ellen Louisa & James SHUTTLEWORTH m. 27 April 1890 at house of James
William Wells, Little Akaloa, ages: full/minor, b. Little
parents: Robert & Jane Shuttleworth nee STIMPSON (farmer)
James William & Huldah Wells nee Howland
witness: James William Wells, Arthur Thomas Wells,
James Shuttleworth b. 19 October 1867
Emma & Samuel Alexander MARSHALL m 27 December 1897 at Holy Trinity,
Lyttelton, ages: 23/19, b. Lyttelton/Lyttelton,
parents: George & Ann Marshall nee FRAZER (labourer)
Edgar & Abigail nee Stevens
Samuel Marshall born 1 December 1877
Emma & William PAGE m.11 June 1874 at The Manse,
ages24/26, occ: carpenter,
witness: Isabella McColl, Manse, spinster, Elizabeth Farquhar, Manse.
Eva Florence & Robert Charles GILBERT m. 29 June 1989 at St. Lukes,
Little Akaloa, ages: 24/21, occ: farmer, b. Okains Bay/Little Akaloa,
parents: Robert, & Susan Gilbert nee GREEN (farmer)
James & Huldah nee Howland
Eva Florence & Arthur Ernest WILLIAMS (widow Gilbert) m. 5 August
at St Lukes, Christchurch, ages: 40/38 bachelor/widow 6 April 1910,
b. Amberley/Okains Bay,
parents: Lyonel Charles & Lucy Williams nee DUNFORD, (civil servant)
James William & Huldah Howland.
witness: E.V. Gilmour, 90 Chester St. L.Williams (ex civil servant),
Frances Susannah Georgina & William Louie HOFF m. 1 January 1927
Peters, Woolston, b. Waiau/Heriot,
parents: John Carel Louie & mary Ship Auckland Hoff nee WALKER
Francis Edward & Emma Sarah Wells, nee CLACK (railway surfaceman)
witness: S.M. & W.S. Mead, 23 Seddon St. rangiora.
Hannah & Walter Thomas JONES m. 21 March 1894 at Presbyterian Church,
Cust. ages: 24/24, occ: blacksmith, b. Papanui/Loburn, usual
address: Okaiawa, Taranaki,
parents: Edmond & Rebecca Jones nee FLETCHER (shoemaker)
William & Mary Wells nee McClearey
witness: Dina Wells, Cust. Fred. E. Jones, Papanui.
Janet Marion & Philip Henry SHERRATT m.15 April 1920, at St. Barnabas,
Fendalton. ages: 35/26, occ: sheepfarmer, b Wainui, Gisborne/Amberley,
parents: Richard & Ellen Sherratt nee ROCK (sheepfarmer)
Charles Alexander & Florence Lizzie nee Lane.
witness: Henry Clyde Nolan, Gisborne (sheepfarmer), Marjorie Wells, L.
Riccarton. Charles Alexander Wells.
Julia Miriam & John Thomas BLOOR m. 9 oct 1918 at Methodist, Cambridge
Tce, ages: 27/21 (farmer), b. Annat/Greendale,
parents: Joseph & Josephine Bloor nee BALL
John & Eliza nee Addington,
witness: John Wells (farme)r View Hill, Josephine Wells, View Hill.
Lily May & Robert CARSON m.9 May 1912 at St Saviours, Sydenham.
ages: 25/22, occ: plumber, b. Lyttelton/Lyttelton,
parents William John & Mary Anne nee CLARKSON
Edgar & Abigail ( caretaker)
witness Edgar Wells, Lyttelton, Alice Wells, Lyttelton, sister of bride.
Maria & Henry Thomas HAY m. 1 May 1868 at The Manse,
ages 26/23, occ: carter/domestic duties,
witness: James Fraser, The Manse, (gentlewoman) Mary Falloon Manse,
Maria & William SMITH m. 11 October 1879 at St. Lukes, Christchurch,
ages ful,l occ: breweryman,
witness: Wallace Stewart, ( platelayer,) Eliza Windsor
Mary & John Ramsay WEBSTER m. 29 March 1894, at Presbyterian Church,
Cust, ages 29/29, farmer/school mistress, b. Riccarton/Loburn,
parents: James & Catherine Webster nee RAMSEY (farmer)
William & Mary McClearey (farmer)
witness Dina Wells Cust, -- Webster, student, Shannon
Mary Elizabeth & Robert BRYSON m. 10 March 1914, at St Andrews Church,
Christchurch, ages 36/29, occ: physcian & surgeon, b. Inverness
Scotland/Chch usual address: Levin,
parents: William Kennedy & Helen Bryson, nee McLEOD ( civil servant)
William & Elizabeth Wells nee SCOTT (draughtsman)
witness: George Wensley Clarkson, (meat exporter), 10 Carlton Road,
Riccarton, Adelaide Alice DAWE, Ashburton.
Nancy Janet & Edgar Channon STUDHOLME m. 20 April 1909 at St. Marys
Merivale ages: 42/26, occ: farmer/gentlewoman, b.
parents: Michael & Effiegenia Maria Louisa Studholme nee Channon,
Charles Alexander & Florence nee Lane
witness: C .Des.Teschmaker, Kauroohill, Mahino
Olive Frances & Francis David GEDDES m. 13 July 1915 at St Andrews
Church, ages: 27/25, occ: prison warder, b. Aberdeenshire/Greendale,
parents: Robert & Catherine Geddes nee GELLAN (farmer)
Henry Charles & Sarah Annie nee MILLS
witness: Ethel Wells (Accountant), Fendalton, Frank Annand Tyche,
Olive Maud & Frederick John HEATH m. 9 August 1905 at St Lukes, Little
Akaloa, ages: 29/24, occ: sawyer, b. Ngatimoto, Nelson/Chorlton,
parents: John & Sarah Heath nee SUTCLIFFE (farmer)
James William & Huldah nee Howland
witness: J.W. Wells, Chorlton, Anne Sarah Heath, Ngatimoto, E.J.
McHale, Chorlton, carpenter.
Rosa Ann & Thomas William SILVESTER m. 14 July 1898 at Holy Trinity,
ages: 30/26 occ: carter, b. Greenpark/West Kent, England.
parents: Henry & Emily nee CARRYTHORNE
Edgar & Abigail Wells
witness: Edgar Wells, Henry Silvester.
Rosetta & Richard BUTT m. 10 September 1856 at Weslyan Chapel, Lyttelton.
ages: 26/24, occ: waiter.
witness: William Donald, Annie Scott
Sarah & John Scott WEIR m. 3 August 1904 at St Marys, Heathcote,
ages: 27/21, b. Falkland Islands/Halswell,
parents: John Spence & Annie nee SCOTT (shepherd)
William & Ellen nee MORLEY
Sarah Ann & John KELLY m. 9 November 1872 The Manse,
ages: 30/24, occ: farmer/domestic duties,
witness: Susan McInnes, The Manse, spinster, Annie McCormick,
Sophia Sarah & John Daniel MILLER m. 14 September 1892 at the house
Edgar Wells, Little Brenchley, Lyttelton, ages: 21/18, b.
parents: Malcolm & Mary Miller nee McDonald (shipwright)
Edgar & Abigail Wells nee Stevens
witness: M.J.Miller Lytelton, Rosa Wells, Lyttelton.
Chorlton, Okains Bay, Little Akaloa, Pigeon Bay are all on Banks Peninsula.
Cheviot, Loburn, in North Canterbury
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Surname WELLS Male Marriages
male details/female details, (occupation) b. born
Alban Douglas & Agnes SPENSLEY m. 12 September 1882 at St Marks Opawa,
occ: ironmonger, b. Worcester/Melbourne,
parents: Frederick & Eliza Wells nee Partington
James & Agnes Galbraith Spensley nee REID (music seller)
witnesses: James Spensley, Woolston, ( music seller) Isabella
Baltimore Spensley, Woolston.
Alfred John & Helena JACKMAN m. 15 April 1897 at St. Lukes Anglican
ages 27/26, occ: carter, born: Christchurch/ Christchurch,
parents: George Thomas & Mary Ann Wells nee BERBIDGE (brewer)
Samuel & Helena Jackman nee STEWART
witnesses: Charles Frederick Wells (bootmaker) Linwood, Ellen Matilda
Arthur Thomas & Jane SHUTTLEWORTH m. 26 April 1891 at James Wells
born: Okains Bay/Little Akaloa, ages: full age/full age, occ:
parents: James & Huldah Wells
Robert & Hannah Shuttleworth nee STIMPSON
witness: James & Ellen Louisa Shuttleworth.
Charles Alexander & Florance (Lizzie) LANE m. 16 October 1883 at
Marys, Church Merivale, Chch.
both full age, born: Cheltenham, Eng./Sydney,
parents: Warwick Walter & Frances Janet Wells nee FOX (surgeon)
W.H. & Alice Jane Eskine Lane nee BEAUCHAMP (Gent)
Edwin Henry Wells & Margaret Jane JOHNSTON m. 31 December 1885 at
ages: 22/23, occ: upholsterer, born: Avonside/County Down, Ireland,
parents: George Thomas & Mary Ann Alice Wells nee Burbidge
Charles & Jane Johnston nee McMEEKIN
Edwin Joseph Wells & Ellen FOULDS m. 19 April 1864 at Holy Trinity
Church, Lyttelton. occ: gardener.
Richard Butt, marriner of Lyttelton, Rosetta Butt, Isabella Foulds,
Ernest George Wells & Clara Annie Marguerite HULSTON m.29 December
at Durham St. Methodist Church. ages: 34/30 born: Greendale/West Melton,
parents: John & Eliza Wells nee ADDINGTON
James & Clara Anne Hulston nee CUBBAGE
witness: Mary Calder of Halkett, Fred Aubrey Wells, of View Hill.
Ernest Joseph Wells & Edith Emily ROBSON m. 22 August 1900 at house
Mr Robson, St. Albans. occ: presser, born: Okains Bay/Chch,
parents: Edward & Ellen Wells nee FOULDS
Henry & Louisa Robson nee WILSON
Frank Harry Wells & Kathleen Annie SWAFFIELD m. 28 March 1902 at
of Rev. Laws,
East Belt, Christchurch, ages: 27/24, occ: carpenter, born:
Surrey, England/Dorset, England
parents: Aaron & Mary Ann Wells nee WALLIS
Augustus & Anne Swaffield nee GILLINGHAM
Fred Wells & Elizabeth Harriet Mary FENTON m. 31 March 1920
ages: 19/19, born: Penge, England/Lyttelton,
parents: Benjamin & Mary Wells nee MAY
Edward Charles & Lucy Fenton nee ELSTOB
George Wells & Elizabeth GORSTAGE nee DIXON m. 31 January 1875 at
(St. Andrews Presbyterian) widower/widow, ages: 43/42 occ: joiner.
witness: Margaret Purdie, spinster, Tuam street, Isabella McCOLL,
George Wells & Annie SHUTTLEWORTH m. 22 January 1887
ages: 25/25, occ: baker, born: Derby, England/Essex, England,
parents: William & Elizabeth Wells nee SCOTT ( mechanic)
Abraham & Emily Shuttleworth nee GODSAVE
witness Elizabeth Wells, Addington, C.F. McIntosh, The Manse, St.
Harry Wells & Ada PIKE m. 7 January 1884 at St. Saviours Church,
occ: Professor of Music, born: Worcester, England/Stephens Green,
Henley on Thames, England.
parents: Frederick & Eliza Walker Wells nee PARTINGTON (builder)
William Henry & Maria Pike nee BECKETT (coach builder)
witness: Blanche Pike, Alban Doug. Wells, ironmonger, Timaru
Henry Charles Wells & Sarah Annie MILLS m. 1 January 1879
in the Primitive Methodist Church, Greendale. ages: 20/20,
witnesses: William Theodore Mills & Christine Isdele Mills, Malvern.
Henry James Wells & Annie Teresa KELLEY m. 15 July 1907 at St. Saviours
ages: 29/28, occ: butcher/waitress, born: Nevington, Surrey,
parents: John Thomas & Annie Ada Wells nee MAYHECK (printer)
James & Catherine Kelley nee DOWLING (labourer)
witness R.W.Richards, Southbridge, seed dresser, Agnes Daly, Cashel
Herbert Wells & Ada Mary HEASMAN m. 18 March 1890 at house of Rev.
Redstone, Durham Street, Christchurch,
ages: 26/23, occ: fitter/tailoress, born: Derby,
England/Peckham, Surrey, England,
parents: William & ElizabethWells nee SCOTT (patternmaker)
John & Emma Heasman nee SHEPHERD ( storeman)
witness: Adam Menzies, (hairdresser), Manchester St. Charlotte
Heasman, (retoucher), Manchester St.
James Wells & Annie Bones PHILPOTT m. 4 July 1878 in Weslyan Church,
both full ages, occ: stationmaster.
witness: David Eldridge Philpott, farmer, John Philpott, Papanui,
Lydia Maria ---, Papanui.
James Seth Wells & Mary Louisa PRIEST m. 4 April 1895 at St. Johns
Church, Woolston. ages: 26/21, born: OkainsBay/Woolston, usual res.
Cheviot. occ: farmer.
parents: James William & Elder nee Howlen (sic) Huldah nee HOWLAND
as written on card.
Frank Hodges & Louisa Ann Priest nee DAY ( builder)
witness: Mary Ann Boatwood, Woolston, Charles Priest, Little Akaloa,(
James William Wells & Huldah HOWLAND m. 3 November 1863 at St. Johns,
ages; full/under, Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula. occ: sawyer.
witness: E. Wells, J. Foster, Phoebe Flutey.
John Wells & Josephine BLOOR m. 2 June 1915, Methodist Church, Cambridge
ages: 54/48, widower/widow, 8 June 1914/14 November 1908,
born: South Australia/Suffolk, England, present address: View Hill.Oxford
parents: John & Maria Wells nee HAWZE ( farmer)
John & Deborah Ann Balls nee SMITH (miller)
witness Sarah Jane Fielding, Caledonian road, John Mayer, Martin Ave,
John Addington Wells & Annie Lavinia MOUNSEY m. 1 August 1917 at
Anglican Church, Coopers Creek, Oxford,
ages: 29/23, occ: farmer, born: Greendale/View Hill,
parents: John & Eliza Wells nee ADDINGTON of View Hill, Oxford
John Armstrong & Anne Mounsey nee BROWN
witness H.A.Wells, View Hill (farmer) S. John Mounsey, View Hill,
Elsie Mounsey, domestic.
Leonard Spencer Wells & Daisy Mabel KENNETT m. 3 April 1912, at St.
Lukes, Manchester Street, Christchurch,
ages: 26/25, born: Chorlton/Christchurch,
parents: Robert & Annie Laura Kennett nee COOPER (watchmaker)
Lewis Charles Wells & Jane WELLER m. 30 October 1885 at St. Lukes,
occ: cabman, born: London/London, ages 56/40, bachelor/widow, 15
parents: Philip Robert & Harriet Wells nee WESTON (coal meter)
William Yarrow & Elizabeth Weller (painter)
Robert Cornelius Wells & Ann Grace STANSELL m. 24 December 1892 at
ages 33/33, occ: saddler, b. Victoria/ England
parents: Henry & Martha Elizabeth Wells nee COLE
John Brough & Ann Amelia Stansell nee Rainbow (crier supreme court)
witness J.M. Roskruge, Government Buildings, F.J.Voyle, Christchurch
Rubenstein Wells & Annie Maud DUNCAN m. 16 December 1914 at St. Davids
ages 23/29, occ masseur/domestic duties, b. Sydney/Timaru
parents: Allan Douglas & Agnes nee Spensley (Ironmonger)
Francis & Mary nee LAW (Deputy Harbour master)
witness Mabel Duncan, Rugby Street, Chch, William Henry Luxton,
(draper) Peterborough St.
Thomas Peckman Wells & Mary Ann WELFORD m. 23 July 1907 at St.Lukes,
ages 27/23, occ: shipwright/domestic duties, b. Lyttelton/Heathcote,
parents: Edgar & Abigail Wells nee Stevens (labourer)
John Robert & Mary Ann Welford, nee Askew, (maltster)
witness R.E.Elford, ( maltster) T.R.G.Elford, Oxford Tce, (french
both at 330 Oxford Tce.
William Wells & Eleanor Olive HART m. 16 April 1913, at Methodist
ages 23/20, occ jeweller, b. Addington/Christchurch,
parents: George & Annie Wells nee Shuttleworth, (baker)
Alfred Duncan & Jane Hart nee PACKER (painter)
witness: Ada Browne, Sydenham, Wallace C. Browne, Syd. (picture framer).
William Henry Wells & Johanna Gertrude CAREY m. 27 November 1907
Catholic Cathedral, Chch,
ages: 27/26, occ: labourer/domestic duties, born; Buffalo Creek,
parents: Jno & May Ann Wells nee YOUNG (labourer)
Jno & Johanna Carey nee HEARTY, (labourer)
witness: Arthur Ferguson, (attendant) Woolston, Mary Ann Hanson,