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Arthur Seymour Rowe  &  Christina ARPS  m. 25 December 1893  at res. Mr Arps, Marshlands,
ages:  25 / 22    :   occ: labourer:       born: both Christchurch:    
parents:  Samuel  Henry & Mary Ann Rowe,  nee JONES,  clerk.
                    Diedrich & Elizabeth Arps,  nee SCHMACK,  farmer.
witness:  Diedrich Arps,  farmer, Marshlands:   Annie Seaward,  Woodend:

Charles Henry Rowe  &  Alice Maud RAXWORTHY  m.  30 April 1930  at St Peter's, Upper Riccarton.
ages:  48 / 40:        occ: gardener:       born: Templeton / Christchurch:   
parents:  Joseph  Read  &  Harriet Rowe,  nee JEFF,  farmer.
                Thomas herbert  &  Isadore Maud Raxworthy,  nee WILLIAMS,  labourer.
witness:  Audrey Evelyn Hutton,  Spreydon:   Samuel Herbert Arnold Rowe,  labourer, Hornby:

Charles Henry Rowe  &  Ida Beatrice SLANEY  m. 1 March 1920  at Methodist Church, New Brighton.
ages:  28 / 29:    occ: carpenter / shop assistant:       b. Melbourne, Victoria / Birmingham, England:
parents:  James & Emma Rowe,  nee SILLING,  contractor.
                    Richard & Anne Slaney,  nee SKELOON,  shopkeeper.
witness:  F.S.Small,  engineer, Belfast:  L.H.Goldey, shop assistanr, Brighton:  E.A.Rowe, clerk, Brighton:

Charles William Rowe  &  Ann WHEELDON   m.  29 February 1876  at  Congregational Church, Christchurch.
ages: 30 / 24:    occ:  butcher:
witness:  John Golding,  upholsterer, Cashel st:      W. Gregory,  gardener, Windmill rd:

Daniel Rowe  &  Fanny PEARSON  m.  2 April 1903  at  St Saviour's, Sydenham.
ages:  35 / 34:       occ: bootmaker / dressmaker:       b. Auckland / Christchurch: 
parents:  Daniel & Maria Rowe, nee Murta Rohan ,  nurseryman.
                William &  Susanna Pearson,  nee PEARSON.
witness: Isaac Pearson,  bootmaker, Sydenham:   John Francis McCarthy, engineer,  Mary Pearson:  Jennie Pearson:  

Edward John Rowe  &  Marion REID  m.  16 May 1901  at St Michael's, Christchurch.
ages:  30 / 27:    occ: constable:    b. Westland / Amberley:
parents:  John & Caroline Rowe,  nee PERRY,  a miner.
                    James & Mary Reid,  nee MILLS,  farmer.
witness:  Richard L.Reid:   Emily Margaret Reid:

Frederick Rowe  &  Lucy Minnie BLUNDELL  m.  2 July 1919  at St Mary's, Addington.
ages: 24 / 21:       occ: labourer:     b. Templeton / Munbilla, Queensland: 
parents:  Joseph Reid  &  Harriet Maria Rowe,  nee JEFF,  farmer.
                Henry Ernest & Mignonette Blundell,  nee LANE,  labourer.
witness:  Charles Henry Rowe,  labourer, Templeton:   Henry E. Blundell, labourer, Riccarton:  Ivy Rowe:

George Bevington Rowe  &  Emma SILLS  m. 30 Dec. 1896  at Wesleyan Church,  Woodend.
ages:  24 / 27:       occ: farmer / dressmaker:       born: both Woodend Nth Canterbury:
parents:  Michael & Emily Jane Rowe,  nee ROBERTS,  farmer.
                    Robert & Jane Sills,  nee BROWN,  farmer.
witness:  George Edmund Little,  blacksmith, Woodend:   George Sills,  farmer, Woodend:  Lucy Sills.

George Francis Traverra Rowe  &  Evelyn Janet FORGIE  m. 30 Dec. 1916 at Knox Church, Christchurch.
ages:  28 / 32:       occ: accountant / nurse: 
parents:  Henry Ernest & Abigail Rowe,  nee DOWNS,  commission agent.
                Robert Goodfellow & Janet Forgie,  nee HARDIE,  grocer.
witness:  Henry Sydney Rowe, plumber, Redcliffs:  Alizabeth Agnes Forgie,  St Albans:

George Richard Rowe  &  Eliza Ann SEALES  m. 3 April 1890  at res. George Seales, Sydenham.
ages:  24 / 24:        occ: salesman:       born: Christchurch / Swansea, Wales:
parents:  Thomas & Emma Rowe,  nee MADDOCK, 
                    George & Jane Seales,  nee SMITH,  gas fitter.
witness:  Eliza Ann Rowe,  Sydenham:  George Seales,  Sydenham:

George Stennis Rowe  &  Elsie Frances TURVEY  m.  18 Jan. 1921  at St mark's, Opawa.
ages: 30 / 26:        occ: civil servant:       b. Waitahuna / Christchruch:    usual address: Auckland:
parents:  Alfred Bowden  & Janet Rowe,  nee DANIELS,  ret. farmer.
                    Charles & Dorcas Turvey,  nee CORRELL,  engineer.
witness:  George L. Thorby,  teacher, Tawanui:   Dorothy G. Turvey, teacher, Opawa:

Henry Ernest Rowe  &  Abigail DOWNS  m. 29 December 1885  at St Luke's, Christchurch.
ages:  23 / 27:    occ: clerk:      born: Dunedin / Bradford, Yorkshire:
parents:  Samuel Henry & Mary Ann Rowe,  nee JONES comm. agent.
                    Simeon Henry  & Annie Downs,  nee COCKROFT,  cabinet maker.
witness: G. Francis Rowe,  law clerk, Christchurch:  Christina Shand, Christchurch:  Isabella Canon, Traverra Downs:

Ian Stuart Rowe   &  Patricia KENNEDY  m.  23 March 1837  at St Peter's, Riccarton.
ages: 23 / 22;    occ: radio operator;         born: Eltham / Christchurch;
parents:  Leonard & Gertrude Lilian Rowe,  nee PITT,  builder.
        Patrick & Edith Kennedy,  nee HOLMES,  contractor.
witness:  Evelyn Ann Burt,  Ellesmere:   Raymond William McCarthy, aero engine fitter;  Edith Kennedy;   Patrick Kennedy;

James Rowe  &  Margaret SHAND  m.  8 Nov. 1882  at res. father of bride, Mt Grey Downs.
ages:  26 / 22:        occ: farmer:        b. Australia / New Zealand:   
parents:  Samuel Henry  & Mary Ann Rowe,  nee JONES,  collector.
                James  &  Margaret Shand,  nee CUNNINGHAM,  a cooper.
witness:  Henry E. Rowe, Christchurch:   Christina Shand, Christchurch:

James John Rowe  &  Alexdrina JAMIESON  m.  10 Dec. 1902  at St Andrew's, Church, Christchurch.
ages:  27 / 23:    occ: clerk / music teacher:     b.Southbridge / Hokitika:
parents:  James & Fanny Rowe,  nee JENKINS,  surfaceman.
                Joseph Augustus  & Mary Millar Jamieson,  nee JOHNSTON.
witness:  Mabel Jamieson, Linwood:  Florence Rowe, Linwood:  Geo. Grey, clerk, Lyttelton:

John Edward George Rowe  &  Hannah Heimings MONK  m.  10 Feb. 1915  at St Peters Church, Riccarton.
ages:  28 / 25:        occ: labourer / dressmaker:     born: Templeton / Kaiapoi:
parents:  Joseph Reid  & Harriet Maria Rowe,  nee JEFF,  farm manager.
                James  & Jane Monk,  nee MELLOR,  farmer.
witness:  Ethel Rowe,  Prebbleton:    Charles Henry Rowe,  Prebbleton:

John Henry Rowe  &  Mary Alice BAKER-GABB  m. 9 May 1898  at Church of Blessed Sacrament.
ages:  38 / 23         occ:  Bank manager / Lady:           born: England / Nelson, NZ:  
parents:  Charles & Emma Rowe,  nee FLETCHER,  engineer.
                Charles Baker-Gabb   & Eliza NUGENT,  nee CONDY,  settler.
witness:  Emily Ada Fletcher,  chemist, Christchurch:    Emily Ada Fletcher, Christchurch:

John Michael Rowe  &  Emily JACK  m.  21 May 1890  at Pres. Church,  Cust.
ages: 25 / 21:    occ: labourer:  b. Rangiora / Moeraki Downs, Nth Canterbury:
parents:  Michael & Emily Rowe,  nee ROBERTS,  brickmaker.
               
Jas. & Margaret Jack,  nee SHORT,  farmer.
witness:  Elizabeth Jack,  North Moeraki:  G.Rowe,  bricklayer, Rangiora:

John Michael Rowe  &  Ellen Hannah HALL  m. 10 April  1923  at Knox Church, Bealey Ave.
ages:  58 / 48:   widower, 3 Jan. 1921 / spinster:   occ: concrete pipe maker:    born:  Rangiora / Hoveringham, England: 
parents:  Michael & Emily Rowe,  nee ROBERTS,  labourer.
                Thomas &  Ann Hall,  nee WARD,  farm labourer.
witness:  Mary Ann Tobin,  Rangiora:   Henry Fuller, Selwyn st,  storeman:

Joseph Reed Rowe  &  Harriet Maria JEFFS  m. 19 May 1881  at  St Saviour's. Templeton.
ages:  21 / 19:        occ: farm labourer:        b. Penryhn, Cornwall / Templeton: 
parents:  Henry Reed  &  Fanny Rowe,  farmer  (maiden name omitted)
                Charles & Mary Jeffs,  nee GASKELL,  farmer.
witness:  Ephraim Jeffs,  farmer, Oxford:   Lucy Jeffs,  Oxford:

Joseph William Rowe  &  Margaret KENT  m.  31 July 1918 at Methodist Church, Templeton.
ages:  26 / 23:        occ: labourer:       b. Templeton / Lyttelton:
parents:  Joseph Reed & Harriet Rowe,  nee JEFFS,  labourer.
                Thomas & Mary Kent,  nee KEMPTHORNE,  labourer.
witness:  John Edw. Geo. Rowe, Templeton:  Robert Kent, Rangiora:     Ivy Rowe:  Daisy Curragh:

Martin Rowe  &  Annie HARRY  m. 22 April 1909  at res. Mr Harry, Durham st.
ages: 31 / 28:         occ: driver:        b. Napier / Christchurch:    usual address: Napier:
parents:  Ezebiel & Elizabeth Rowe,  nee HARRY,  tin miner.
                    Henry & Mary Jane Harry,  nee McNEALY,  labourer.
witness:  William Harry,  butcher, Durham st:     Louie Harry,  Durham st:

Owen John Rowe  &  Susannah GOING  m.  20 July 1887  at Church of Blessed Sacrament, Christchurch.
ages:  both 26:    occ: farmer / Lady:   born: Chagford, Devonshire / Waltham, Christchurch:
parents:  John & Amy Rowe,  nee  HAYDON,  farmer.
                Thomas & Catharine Going,  nee DOWNIE,  farmer.
witness:  Charles Going, farmer, Prebbleton:  Agnes Babriel Dobbs:   Thomas Going, jnr. farmer, Prebbleton: 

Percival Rowe  &  Mary Perl PAGET  m. 17 April 1929  at St James, Cust.
ages: 37 / 24:        occ: farmer:       born: Mt Grey Downs, Sefton  / Oxford, Nth Canterbury:
parents:  James Albert (deceased)  &  Margaret Rowe,  nee SHAND, 
               John Charles  (deceased)  &  Catherine Jane Paget,  nee COWENS.
witness:  Henry Dalzell, farmer, Sefton:   T.M.Pritchard, milliner, Merivale:  Margaret M.Hanby,  Cust:

Richard Rowe  &  Caroline Ann EDDY  m.  9 April 1902  at St Jame's, Southbridge.
ages: 40 / 20:      occ: labourer:         born: Cornwall, England / Southbridge:  
parents:  William & Ann Rowe,  nee HOLLMAN,  platelayer.
                    William Henry & Margaret Jane Eddy,  nee OATS,  labourer.
witness:  William Nicholson  storekeeper, Leeston:    Kate Annie Stevens,  Springston:

Richard Rowe  & Violet May JOHNSON  m. 12 May 1920  at res. Mrs D. Marshall, W.Eyreton.
ages: 33 / 18:    occ: farmer:     born: Papanui, Chch / West Eyreton:
parents:  Richard & Mary Rowe,  nee STUTHRIDGE,  farmer.
                 George & Mary Ann Johnson,  nee BORMAN,  labourer.
witness:  William Palmer,  farmer,  Rangiora:      Olive Giles, Ohoka:

Richard Rowe  &  Mary STUTHRIDGE  m. 17 August 1876  at  res. Mr Stuthridge, Pound Rd, Christchurch.
ages:  23 / 19:        occ: farm labourer / general servant:
witness:  William Hodge,  blacksmith, Christchurch:  Harriet White, Willow Bank,  Christchurch.

Seppran John Rowe  &  Eliza Julia PEGG  m.  23 December 1916  at Church of Good Shepperd, Phillipstown.
ages:  39 / 26:   occ: vulcanising expert / teacher, M.A.N.Z.U.,    born: Otago / Christchurch:
parents:  Seppran & Eliza Rowe,  nee COOLEY,  farmer.
                    William & Elizabeth Pegg,  nee HAWKINGS,  carpenter.
witness:    Eveline Pegg,  Linwood:   Victor Walter Spinks, Christchurch:

Solomon Rowe  &  Charlotte Ann CASSIDY  m. 7 Dec. 1903  at Methodist Church,  Templeton.
ages:  36 / 26:     occ: labourer:       born: Cornwall / Waimate:
parents:  Richard & Sarah Rowe,  nee -----  labourer.  (maiden names missing)
                Edward & Jane Cassidy,  nee  ------   a baker.
witness:  Henry Alsop,  labourer, Templeton:  Emma Alsop,  Templeton:

Thomas Charles Rowe  &  Lucy Margaret SHERWIN  m. 10 Aug. 1905 at Church of Good Shepperd, Phillipstown.
ages:  27 / 27        occ: clerk:        born:  Blue Spur, Westland / Hampden, NZ:
parents:  Samuel & Mary Rowe,  nee O'GRADY,  a miner.
                Mathew  & Kate Sherwin,  nee BREW,  clerk.
witness:  John Sherwin,  tram conductor, Sydenham:   Elizabeth maria Mathews,  Spreydon:

Thomas William Rowe  &  Catherine ALEXANDER  m.  26 August 1886 at St Mary's, Addington.
ages:  22 / 23:     occ: teacher:     born:  Christchurch / Kaiapoi:  
parents:  Thomas & Emma Rowe,  nee MADDOCK,  butcher.
                George & Mary Ann Alexander,  nee HATCH,  a baker.
witness:  George Richard Rowe,  draper, Christchurch:   Francis Haslam,  Prof.  of Classic, Canterbury College:

Tom William Rowe  &  Grace TURNBULL  m. 1 April 1929  at St Peter's, Woolston.
ages: 37 / 30:     occ: butcher:    born: Devonshire, England / Windsor:    usual address: Ashburton:
parents:  James & Ellen Rowe,  nee TUCKER,   farmer.
                Robert & Fanny Turnbull,  nee PALMER,  farmer.
witness:  M.J. Turnbull,  Windsor Park, Oamaru:   A.C.McMaster,  Ferry rd. Christchurch:

Walter Rowe  &  Frances Ellen PASCOE  m.  26 Dec. 1916  at res. Richard Pascoe,  Lyttelton.
ages:  36 / 32:        occ: telegraph linesman / Cook:       born:  Christchurch / Lyttelton:
parents:  James & Fanny Rowe,  nee WAY,  farmer.
                Richard & Elizabeth Jane Pascoe,  nee FRANCIS,  labourer.
witness:  William Henry Ashcroft, engineer, New Brighton:   Annie Adelaide Louis Pascoe,  tailoress, Lyttelton:

Walter James Rowe  &  May  Heywood SHAW  m.  3 June 1908  at  St Michael's, Christchurch.
ages:  27 / 21:       occ:  tanner:        born:  Sydenham / Christchurch:
parents:  John &  Jane Rowe,  nee WALLS,  labourer.
                Albert & Emma Shaw,  nee GREEN,  boat builder.
witness:  Albert Shaw:  Jacob Shaw,  Addington:

William Rowe  &  Beatrice Ivy  HAIG   m.  10 Aug. 1921  at res. Mr J. McEwen Haig, New Brighton.
ages:  21 / 20:     occ: driver:    born: Christchurch / Sydenham:
parents:  ---  & Emily LOCKE,   nee ROWE.
                John McEwen  &  Beatrice Jane Haig,  nee DOWDLE.  bootmaker.
witness:  M.Richards,  dressmaker, Linwood:  Cyril Haig,  draper, New Brighton: 

William Rowe  &  Sarah Jane DUFFULL  m.  24 May 1900  at  res. Mr Duffull, Spreydon.
ages:  29 / 24:         occ: blacksmith:        born: Wanganui / Oxford:    
parents:  William & Selina Rowe,  nee TRENWITH,  blacksmith.
                Edward & Ann Duffell,  nee COOPER,  coal dealer.
witness:  Edward Rowe,  blacksmith,  Waimate:  Edward Duffell,  coal merchant, Christchurch:

William Rowe  &  Jane HERON  m.  23 Oct. 1877  at The Manse.
ages:  37 / 36:         widower / widow:         occ: blacksmith:  
witness:  James Dodd,  labourer, Lincoln rd:    Ellen Dodd,  housekeeper, Lincoln Rd:  

William Rowe  &  Margaret POLLOCK  m.  15 Aug. 1882  at St matthew's,  Christchurch.
ages:  25 / 23:    occ:  labourer:    born: Westminster / paisley, Scotland:
parents:  William & Emily Rowe,  nee DYER,  a mason.
                William & Margaret Pollock,  nee COATES,  manufacturer & hotel keeper.
witness:  William Nott,  cook, Christchurch:   Annie Downs, Christchurch:

William Alexander Rowe  &  Margaret Milroy THOMSON  m.  4 May 1921  at  Rangiora Pres. Church.
ages:  32 / 27:     occ: blacksmith:        born:  Ashley, Nth Canterbury / Edinburgh, Scotland:
parents:  James Albert &  Margaret Rowe,  nee SHAND,  farmer.
                James Steven  &  Margaret Thomson,  nee LEES,   builder.
witness:  P. Rowe,  farmer,  Ashley Bank:   L.M. Rowe, domestic duties,  Cust:

William Charles  Rowe  &  Lily RENTON  m. 26 Jan. 1915  at res. Mr H.Robinson,  Peterborough st, Christchurch.
ages: 29 / 28:        occ: hairdresser:       born: Bucks, England / Yorks, England:
parents:  William Henry  & Elizabeth Rowe,  nee JEROME,  hotel keeper.
                Arthur Robert  &  Frances Renton,  nee STOYLES,  warehouseman.
witness:  Frederick George Rowe,  hairdresser, Leeston:    Howard Robinson,  bookseller, Colombo st:

William George Rowe  &  Ellen PRING  m.  13 August 1884  at Parish Church, Rangiora.
ages: 24 / 22:        occ: wheelwright:       born:  Woodend / Rangiora:  
parents:  Michael  & Emily Jane Rowe,  nee ROBERTS,  brickmaker.
                Thomas & Eliza Pring,  nee  PANCHEN,  bootmaker.
witness: Thomas Pring,  bootmaker,  Rangiora.
                Emily Jane Rowe,  St Stephens:




                                Marriages -  brides
Lemual Charles BROCKETT  &  Alice Louisa Rowe  m.  20 July 1884  at Church of Good Shepherd, Phillipstown.
ages: 22 / 18:        occ: clicker:       b. Northampton / Canterbury, NZ
parents:  Joseph & Emma Brockett,  nee COTTERILL,  bootmaker.
                Samuel Henry & Mary Anne Rowe,  nee JONES,  clerk.
witness:  H.C. Rowe,  clerk, Christchurch:     E.S. Herriott, wife of David,  grocer, Cashel st.

Sidney William RICHARDSON  &  Alice Mary Rowe  m. 23 Nov. 1927  at  St Faith's, New brighton.
ages:  48 / 42:    widower, 29 Sept. 1925 / spinster:   occ: draughtsman:    born: Christchurch / Dunedin:
parents:  Edward & Fanny Mary Elizabeth Richardson,  nee CORK,  engineer.
                Edward &  Fanny Mary Rowe,  nee AITCHISON,  grocer.
witness:  Alan A.Boon,  manager, Christchurch:  Aileen Bishop, clerk, Christchurch:

Francis Walter Narramore EDE  &  Anna Tilbrook Rowe  m.  29 December 1901  at Salvation Army Barracks., South Dunedin.
ages:  24 / 22:     occ:  both Salvation Army officers:    born: Stratton, Cprnwall, England / Koolunga, Sth Australia:  usual address: Sth Dunedin:
parents:  William Henry  & Christian Ede,  nee STEWARD,  watchmaker.
                    John Thomas & Emily Rowe,  nee TILBROOK,  labourer.
witness:  William Gordon Collorick:   Henrietta Kay:

Nicholas James GRENFELL  &  Annie Rowe  m.  1 Sept. 1900  at  res. Mr J.Rowe, Bromley.
ages:  21 / 26:        occ: tinsmith:        born: Christchurch / Cornwall:
parents:  John Mitchell  & Ann Grenfell,  nee HARVEY,  a miner.
                    John & Jane Rowe,  nee WALLS,  labourer.
witness:  Lily Rowe,  Bromley:   John Harvey Grenfell,  Sydenham:

James PERKINS  &  Annie Rowe  m.  28 Sept. 1899  at Wesleyan Church, East Belt,  Christchurch.
ages: 24 / 22:        occ: estate agent:     born:  both Christchurch:
parents:  John & Ann Perkins,  nee MAY,  platelayer.
                    Charles William  &  Annie Rowe,  nee WHELDON,  commission agent.
witness:  Mabel Rowq,  East Belt, Linwood:   J.Perkins,  cabinet maker,  Heathcote Valley:   Charles William Rowe,  East Belt.

Arthur CLARIDGE  &  Annie Maria Rowe  m.  11 June 1902  at  res. Mr R.Rowe,  Gardners rd, Styx.
ages:  25 / 21:       occ: labourer.    b.  both Papanui: 
Parents:  Reuben & Elizabeth Claridge,  nee DUFFELL,  farmer.
                    Richard & Mary Ann Rowe,  nee STUTHRIDGE,  farmer.
witness:  H.W. Claridge,  carpenter,  Harewood rd:    Kate Mary Rowe,  Styx:  Richard Rowe,  farmer, Styx.

John James GREASLEY  &  Bessie Rowe  m.   28 Dec. 1910 at Durham st. Methodist.
ages:  36 / 33:       occ: shoemaker:     born: Leister / Christchurch.
parents:  John James &  Catherine Greasley,  nee MEASURES,  fishmonger.
                        James & Elizabeth Rowe,  nee CHEGWIN,  builder.
witness:  Ella L. Rowe,  Christchurch:   Ernest Brown,  bootmaker, Christchurch:

Mathew KAVANAGH  &  Bridget Rowe   m. 26 Feb. 1895  at Church of Blessed Sacrament.
ages:  35 / 30:      occ: hotelkeeper / servant:      born:  Co. Wexford, Ireland / Co. Waterford, Ireland:
parents:  John & Annie Kavanagh, nee CARTON,  famer.
                John & Catherine Rowe,  nee POWER,  farmer.
witness:  Daniel Steinmetz,  bootmaker, Christchurch:   Kate Rowe, living at home, Christchurch.

William David HUTCHESON  &  Caroline Ann Rowe  m.  26 April 1933 at res. Mrs Caroline Ann Rowe, Southbridge.
ages:  53 / 51:          bachelor / widow, 6 July 1931:          born: Rolleston / Southbridge:
parents:  William & Hane Hutcheson,  nee HOWATSON,  labourer.
                William Henry & Margaret Jane EDDY, nee OATES,   labourer.
witness:  David William Malcolmson, ret. Southbridge:   Dora Mildura Eddy,  married, Southbridge: 

James ROLSTON  &  Catherine Rowe  m.  4 December 1893 at Salvation Army, HQ.
ages:  45 / 32:   widower, 31 March 1884 / spinster:    occ: labourer:    born:  Co. Armagh, Ireland / Plymouth, England:
parents:  James & Sarah Rolston,  nee DYNES,  farmer.
                    Richard & May Rowe,  nee SHEPHERD,  farmer.
witness:  Annette Paul,  Salvation Army officer:   Laura Flavall, Salvation Army officer: 

William MERRITT  &  Catherine Mary Rowe  m.  6 July 1904  at  res. Mr Rowe, Papanui.
ages:  24 / 25:    occ: carrier:    born: Sydenham / Papanui:
parents:  Alexander & Ellen  Merritt,  nee WHITE,  tram conductor.
                    Richard & Mary Rowe,  nee STUTHRIDGE,  farmer.
witness:  J.Merritt,  a moulder, Sumner:   Grace Rowe, Papanui:

Henry Oswald SUTHERLAND  &  Cathleen Agnes Rowe  m.  30 May 1918  at  Methodist Parsonage, Fitzgerald Ave, Chch.
ages:  26 / 26:        occ: hairdresser / nurse:         born:  Christchurch /  Kirwee:
parents:  Hugh  &  Annie Sutherland,  nee WATERLOW,  hairdresser.
                Walter William  &  Margaret Katron Rowe,  nee POLLOCK,  a cook.
witness:  Richard Warburton,  gardener, Sydenham:     Annie Sutherland,  Chester st:

Benjamin CROFT  &  Christina Mabel Rowe  m.  22 May 1912  at  Church of S.S. Simon & Jude, Ashley.
ages:  25 / 26:       occ: farmer:         b. both Ashley, Nth Canterbury:
parents:  Thomas &  Mary Croft,  nee FURBY,  farmer.
                    James Albert  & Margaret Rowe,  nee SHAND,  farmer.
witness:  Lily Margaret Rowe,  Ashley:   George Henery Loffagen,  farmer,  Rangiora.
Benjamin Croft - b. 27 August 1887  to  Thomas & Mary,  farmer, Ashley.

Herbert BUNNY   &  Elizabeth Rowe  m.  29 March 1892  at  res. Charles Schubert,  Akaroa.
ages:  24 / 23:       occ:  labourer / tailoress:    
parents:  John &  Sarah Maria Schubert Bunny,  nee  BLACKBEE,  labourer.
                    William & Selina Rowe,  nee TRENWITH,  blacksmith.
witness:  John Bunny,  labourer, Akaroa:     Edith Bunny,  sister of bridegroom.

George Herbert SCALES  &  Ella Lilian Rowe  m.  18 February 1922 at  Knox Church, Christchurch.
ages:  63 / 31:    divorced 9 Sept. 1921 / spinster:     occ: shipowner:   born:  London / Melbourne:
parents:  Edward Home  & Sarah Jane Scales,  nee HAWKE,  gentleman.
                 James & Emma Rowe,  nee SILLING,  contractor.
witness:  H.Manning,  clerk, Union Steam Ship Co:    Charles Henry Rowe,  New Brighton:

Henry Beckett WHITTA  &  Elsie Emma Rowe  m.  27 February 1908 at St Michael's, Christchurch.
ages:  25 / 22:        occ: warehouse assistant:        born: Christchurch / Melbourne: 
parents:  William Henry  &  Rose Julia Whitta,  nee WEBB,  grocer.
                James &  Emma Rowe,  nee SILLING,  builder.
witness:  james Rowe,  Tuam st, Christchurch:       John Clark,  Christchurch: 

William PALMER  &  Emily Rowe  m.  21 July 1909  at res. Mr R. Rowe, Harewood rd, Papanui.
ages:  23 / 26:        occ: engine driver:         born:  both Papanui:
parents:  John & Sarah Palmer,  nee STORER,  engine driver.
                Richard & Mary Rowe,  nee STUTHERIDGE,   farmer.
witness:  Richard Rowe, farmer, Papanui:    Ivy Rowe,  Papanui:

Charles Major O'ROARKE  &  Emily Jane Rowe  m. 18 December 1912 at Parish Church,  Rangiora.
ages:  34 / 27:        occ: farmer:        born: Fernside / Rangiora:
parents:  Charles & Jane O'Roarke,  nee MAJOR,  farmer.
                    William George  & Ellen Rowe,  nee PRING,  carpenter.
witness:  Grace Ellen Rowe, Rangiora:   Albert Hendy, carrier, Rangiora:

James TAYLOR  &  Elizabeth Rowe  m.  14 October 1880 at res. Mr Rowe, Tuam st, West.
ages:  20 / 18:   occ: carpenter:        born:   Tarves, Aberdeenshire, Scotland / Alderney, Channel Islands:
parents:  James & Barbara Taylor,  nee LUMSDEN,   a gardener.
                 Thomas & Emma Rowe,  nee MADDICK,  butcher.
witness:  Charles Taylor:   Helen Taylor: 

George William ROGERS  &  Frances Mary Elizabeth Rowe  m.  28 Jan. 1908  at  St Michael's,  Christchurch.
ages:  27 / 23:        occ: farmer:        born:  both Templeton:
parents:   George & Elizabeth Rogers,  nee PARISH,  farmer.
                    Joseph Reid  &  Harriet Maria Rowe,  nee JEFFS,  labourer.
witness:  J.Rogers,  Salisbury st, Christchurch:   L. Timms,  Brights rd, Spreydon:  S.Hale, Chester St:

Francis PREECE  &  Grace Rowe  m.  30 May 1907  at  res. Mr Rowe, Gardiners Rd, Papanui.
ages:  22 / 23:       occ: farmer / dressmaker:       born:  Ohoka / Harewood rd:
parents:  James & Hannah Preece,  nee DAVIES,  farmer.
                 Richard & Mary Ann Rowe,  nee STUTHRIDGE,  farmer.
witness:  Richard Rowe,  Harewood Rd:   Lucy Rowe,  Harewood rd: 

William WOODBURY  &  Lillian Everalda Rowe  m.  10 January 1901 at St Michael's,  Christchurch.
ages:  25 / 23:        occ: shunter:       born: both Southbridge:
parents:  John & Caroline Woodbury,  nee TOZER,  engine driver.
                James & Fanny Rowe,  nee JENKINS,  a ganger, 
witness:  F.Rowe, Christchurch:     George Greig,  Lyttelton:

Henry John PRATTLEY  &  Lily Rowe  m.  15 october 1913  at Methodist Church, Brougham st.
ages:  27 / 30:        occ: farmer:         born: Temuka / Christchurch: 
parents:  E.T.  &  Jane Prattley,  nee MALINS,  farmer.
                    John & Jane Rowe,  nee WALLS,  labourer.
witness:  Winnifred Philpott,  St Albans:    Arthur Philpott,  St Albans:

George STONE  &  Louisa Rowe  m.  15 November 1888  at  St Andrew's Manse.
ages:  35 / 25:      occ: moulder / domestic:     born:  Wolverhampton, England / Belworthy, Somersetshire, England:
parents:  William & Eliza Stone,  nee ------
                    Walter & Jane Rowe,  nee BREWER,  sawyer.
witness:  Frank Hooke,  Madras st. warehouseman:

Arthur Charles PALMER  &  Margaret Rowe  m.  31 March 1900  at res. Mr Rowe,  Bromley, Christchurch.
ages:  24 / 24:    occ: flasher:    born: Avonside / Christchurch:  (maiden name of stepmother Hannah Palmer)
parents:   Edwin John & Catherine Palmer,  nee MERRY,  farmer.
                    John & Jane Rowe,  nee WALLS
witness:  Henry Thomas Whittington,  flesher, Linwood:      William Rowe,  labourer, Bromley:
Arthur Charles Palmer -  b. 6 February 1876  to  Edwin John & Catherine,  Sandhills, Avonside,  farmer.

Edwin Leslie Le Fevre WAIN  &  Margaret Rowe  m. 14 December 1019 at Salvation Army,  Sydenham.
ages:  24 / 23:       occ:   both Salvation Army officers:         born: Darlington, NSW / Taylorville, NZ:   
parents:  James & Amelia Ann Wain,  nee LAWRENCE,  storekeeper.
                    James & Margaret Rowe,  nee THOMAS,  a miner.
witness:  Walter Reid Home:  Edith Rowe: 

Alexander MAURICE  &  Mary Rowe  m.  21 August 1879  at St Paul's, Christchurch.
ages:  33 / 18:     occ: tailor:   
witness:  Henry Grenfell, Christchurch:   Margaret Rowe, Sydenham:

Edwin Bold PEARSON  &  Mary Rowe  m.  22 Nov. 1870  at Akaroa Church.
ages:  28 / 24:       occ: surgeon:     
witness:  George Rowe, farmer, Akaroa:   Richard Rowe,  gent, Akaroa: 

Thomas McCREEVEY  &  Mary Aulbion Rowe  m.  6 Sept. 1874 at res. Rev. J. Buller, Worcester st.
ages:  24 / 21:        occ: bootmaker:
witness:  --- Dunwoody,  Christchurch:    Jane Buller, Christchurch: 

Richard Wheeler POCKSON    & Mary Elizabeth Rowe  m.  23 December 1915  at Church of Good Shepherd, Phillipstown.
ages:  29 / 29:        occ:  Gas Co. employee:        born: Dunedin / Lawrence:
parents:  William John & Marion Sarah Pockson,  nee WHEELER,  sailor.
                Seppran & Eliza Rowe,  nee COOLEY,  farmer.
witness:  Eliza Jane Rowe,  Buccleigh st:    Cecil Francis Hill,  Gloucester st. Linwood:

Alexander JACK  &  Mary Jane Rowe  m.  10 Nov. 1886  at res. John Rowe, Sydenham.
ages:  18 / 19:        occ: bootmaker:       born: Glasgow / Cornwall:
parents:   Peter & Martha Jack Rowe,  nee McKENDRICK.
                John & Jane Rowe,  nee WALLS.
witness:  Hannah Denman,  Opawa:    James Jack,  Opawa: 

John Henry SHERWOOD  &  Mary Elizabeth Temperance Rowe  m.  28 March 1910  at St Michael's, Christchurch.
ages:  33 / 25:    occ: warehouseman:       born: South Australia / London:       usual address: Dunedin:
parents:  Stephen & Jane Sherwood,  nee ARNOLD,  confectioner.
                George Henry Fife Lording  &  Louisa Rowe,  nee FORSTON,  sergeant:
witness:  W.J.Roberts, Christchurch:   Robert Napier McCready, Christchurch: 

William  LANCASTER  &  Maud Alice Rowe  m.  28 November 1912 at Wesleyan Church, East belt, Christchurch.
ages:  33 / 25:        occ:  salesman:        born:  both Christchurch.
parents:  William & Mary Anne Lancaster,  nee HUGHES,  accountant.
                    Charles & Annie Rowe,  nee WHEELDON,  estate agent.
witness:  Nellie Neil, Christchurch:   T.M. Charteris,  Beckenham:

William Henry ASHCROFT  &    Rose Elizabeth Rowe  m.  18 January 1904  at St Luke's, Christchurch.
ages:  24 / 25:       occ: grocer:       b. Christchurch / Avonside:
parents:  William & Alice Ashcroft,  nee FARRER,  grocer.
                    James & Fanny Rowe,  nee WAY,  bootmaker.
witness:  W.Ashcroft,  storekeeper, North Belt, Christchurch:     Eleanor Farrar Jowett,  Christchurch:

Arthur Alfred PIPER  &  Ruth Rowe  m.  19 April 1904  at res. Mr H.W.Piper,  Duvauchelles Bay.
ages: 27 / 20:        occ: farmer:       born:  Duvauchelles / Wanganui:
parents:  Henry &  Mary Piper,  nee DONNETT,   sheepfarmer
                    George & Margaret Rowe,  nee KNOX,  general dealer.
witness:  Alfred Howell,  farmer, Pahiatua:   Kate Jacobson, Akaroa:

Harry Giles ROOKE  &  Susan Jane Rowe,  m. 3 July 1917 at Knox Church, Christchurch.
ages:  53 / 44:      bachelor / spinster:     occ: labourer:    born:  Riccarton / Walditch, Dorsetshire, England:
parents:  Leonard Home  &  Emma Rooke,  nee DUFFELL,  farmer.
                    Henry & Eunice Rowe,  nee CLARKE,  a weaver.
witness:  Helen Hastings,  Fendalton:   Roderick Muschamp, St Albans: 


                                    Births -
Abigail - b. 13 January 1918  to Sydney Henry & Janey,  Sumner.
Adrian Manfred -  b.  24 March 1885  to John Samuel & Celia, Auckland.
Albert James -  b. 14 October 1883  to  James & Marjorie,  Sefton.
Alice Louisa -  b. 7 March 1866  to  Samuel Henry & Mary Ann,  Mt Grey Downs.
Allan Raymond -  b. 17 April 1909  to  Mr Rowe, Durham st, Sydenham.
Alma Katherine Fisher - b. 14 November 1905  to  William Charles & Eleanor,  clerk, Armagh st.
Anna Maria -  b. 18 January 1880  to Richard & Mary, Styx.
Arthur James -  b. 11 August  1895  to James & Emma,  builder.
Arthur Leslie - b. 16 May 1891  to Thos. Wm  & Catherine, high school master,  Rangiora.

Benjamin David -  b. 16 June 1911  to Richard & Caroline Ann,  Southbridge.
Bessy -  b. 27 October 1875  to James & Elizabeth  New Town.
Byron Cecil -  b. 4 Sept. 1901  to  James & Emma,  builder,  Tuam st.

Catherine Agnes -  b. 1 Oct. 1884 
Catherine Mary -  b. 16 January 1879  to  Richard & Mary,  Styx.
Charles Henry -  b. 4 March 1882  to  Joseph Reed  & Harriet M.,   Templeton.
Charles Henry -  b. 26 August 1891  to James & Emma,  builder, Huxley st.
Constance Gwendoline -  b. 27 December 1902  to William & Sarah Jane,  Spreydon.
Charles William -  b. 23 September 1882  to Wm  & Margaret,  North st,
Charlotte - b. 28 June 1905  to  Solomon & Charlotte,  Linwood.
Cynthia Jane -  b. 7 December 1924  to  Henry & Janey,  Redcliffs.

Daphne May -  b. 24 November 1916  to  Sydney Henry & Janey,  Sumner.
Daphne Mignonette Harriet - b. 14 Nov. 1926  to  Frederick & Lucy,  Lower Riccarton.
Dawn Catherine -  b. 3 June 1919  to  Arthur Leslie  & Elsie Milne,  schoolmaster,
Doreen Hazel - b. 26 July 1920   to  Owen & Olive,  plumber, St Martins.
Doris May -  b. 13 Feb. 1900  to  James & Emma,  builder, Tuam st.
Dorothy Elizabeth Jane -  b.  4 August 1915  to  Hurtle Albert Victor  & Elizabeth.
Dorothy Muriel -  b. 9 December 1920  to  Walter James & May Heywood,  Sydenham.

Edward -  b. 2 June 1878  to  William & Jane,  Lincoln rd,  blacksmith.
Edward James  -  b. 15 June 1882  to Charles  & Annie,  Lincoln.
Eileen Joyce  - b. 16 November 1923  to Owen & Olive,  plumber, St Martins.
Eliza Ann -  b. 28 May 1867  to  Thomas & Emma, nee Maddock,  butcher, Christchurch
Elsie May -  b. 13 Sept. 1911,  to Fred Rowe, Sydenham.
Emily - b. 29 Sept. 1883  to Richard & Mary,  Styx.
Emily Jane -  b.  10 July 1885 to William George & Ellen,  Rangiora.
Enid Vincent - b. 26 Nov. 1918  to Harold Vincent  &  Madeline,  schoolmaster, 
Eric Peter -  b. 30 May 1931  to William,  blacksmith,  Cust.
Ernest Victor -  b. 13 Oct. 1932  to  Hurtle Albert Victor  & Elizabeth.
Esme Nancy  -  b. 14 August  1927?   to Albert,  farmer,  Cust.
Ethel -  b. 14 March 1892  to  Joseph Reed  &  Harriet Maria, farmer,  Templeton.
Eva Alvina - b. 15 Sept. 1893 to James & Emma,  builder, Huxley st.
Eva Frances -  b. 17 Feb. 1885  to James & Fanny,  Southbridge,  railway plate layer.

Florence Evelyn - b. 28 July 1905  to William & Sarah Jane,  Spreydon.
Florence Ida - b. 11 Feb. 1898  to Thomas Henry & Linda.
Florence May -  b. 17 May 1882  to James & Fanny, plate layer,  Southbridge.
Frances Christina -  b. 24 July 1921  to  Owen Francis & Olive May,  plumber, St Martins.
Frances Mary Elizabeth -  b. 6 March 1884  to Joseph R.  & Harriet M. Templeton.
Freda Lily - b. 2 May 1909  to Walter & Mary Haywood,  Eyrewell.
Freddy - b. 24 Nov. 1879  to James & Elizabeth, Durham st, South.
Frederick - b. 7 July 1894  to Joseph Reed & Harriet Maria, farmer, Templeton.

Geoffrey Lionel Keith - b. 6 Sept. 1915  to Arthur Leslie & Elsie Milne,  schoolmaster, St Albans.
George Arthur -  b. 26 Aug. 1922  to  Owen & Olive.
George Bevington -  b. 21 April 1872  to Michael & Emily Jane,  Rangiora.
George Francis -  bap. 19 March 1865  to Samuel Henry & Mary Anne,  Mt Grey Downs,  farmer.
George Richard -  b. 19 July 1865  to  Thomas & Emma,  butcher,  Christchurch.
Grace -  b. 24 December 1885  to Richard & Mary,  Styx.
Grace Helen -  b. 24 Jan. 1890  to  William George & Ellen,  carpenter, Rangiora.

Harold John - b. 27 Feb. 1915  to Richard & Caroline Ann,  Southbridge.
Hazel Eunice -  b. 28 Nov. 1910  to Walter & May.
Henry - b. 8 Nov. 1881  to William & Jane,  Addington,  blacksmith.

Ivy Gladys - b. 27 May 1899  to Joseph & Harriet, Templeton.

James -  b. 20 May 1869  to  Michael & Emily,  Rangiora.
James Thomson  - b. 20 April 1926  to William,  blacksmith,  Cust.
John Edward George -  b. 14 may 1886  to  Joseph Reed  & Harriet Maria,  Templeton.
John Freeman  - b. 16 Aug. 1917  to  Walter & Mary,  Addington,  fruiterer.
John Michael -  b. 5 August 1864  to Michael & Emily,  Rangiora.
Joseph Alfred -  bap. 15 March 1879 age 17mths.  to Richard & Mary,  Styx.
Joseph William -  b. 10 October 1890  to  Joseph Reed  & Harriet Maria,  farmer, Templeton.

Lawrence Walter George - b.  13 June 1916  to Walter & May,  a tanner, Addington.
Leicester - b. 29 December 1903  to Joseph Reed  & Harriet Maria, Templeton.
Leicester Wilfred John  - b. 18 July 1919  to John & Irene Stewart,  farmer,  Sefton.
Leslie Reid -  b. 11 October 1901  to Joseph Reed  & Harriet Maria, Templeton.
Lilly Averilda - b. 1877  to James & Fanny,  Southbridge.
Lucy Ellen -  b. 18 July 1881  to Richard  & Mary,  Styx.

Margaret - b. 1 April 1876  to  John  & Jane,  Christchurch.
Margaret Ann -  b. 21 March 1904  to  Richard & Caroline Ann,  Southbridge.
Margaret Joyce -  b. 6 Sept. 1920  to Harold Vincent  &  Madeline. schoolmaster.
Mary Elizabeth -  b. 12 April 1880  to  Charles & Annie,  Little River.
May -  b. 12 May 1888 to Joseph Reed  & Harriet Maria,  Templeton.

Noeline Olive -  b. 25 December 1924  to Owen & Olive,  plumber, St Martins.
Norman Peter -  b. 11 June 1897  to James & Emma,  Tuam st. West.

Patricia Maureen - b. 3 Feb. 1924  to Frederick & Lucy,  a striker, Addington.

Reginald John -  b. 15 October 1919 to Walter James  &  May Heywood,  Linwood.
Richard -  b. 4 July 1887  to Richard & Mary,  Styx.
Richard Henry -  b. 23 May 1907  to Richard & Caroline Ann,  Southbridge.
Richard Joseph Henry - b. 27 April 1920  to Frederick  & Lucy Minnie,  Addington.
Rona Gladys - b. 26 June 1912  to Walter & May Heywood.
Rosetta -  b. 20 August 1874  to John  & Ellen,  Immigration Barracks.

Samuel Herbert Arnold - b. 2 March 1897  to Joseph Reed  & Harriet Maria,  Templeton.
Sarah Jane -  b. 8 April 1867  to  Michael & Emily,  Rangiora.
Sydney Gladys Patricia - b. 5 June 1915  (no parents names)

Thelma Marion - b. 22 Dec. 1904  to Edward John & Marion,  constable,  New Brighton.
Thomas -  b. 2 Sept. 1880  to  William & Jane,  Lincoln rd, Addington.  blacksmith.
Thomas Henry -  b. 6 June 1908  to  William & Sarah Jane,  Spreydon.
Thomas Sherwin - b. 30 March 1906  to Thomas Charles  & Lucy Margaret,  customs officer, Dunedin.
Thomas William - b.  10 Nov. 1863  to  Thomas & Emma,  nee Maddock.
Trevor Keith  - b. 25 Jan. 1917  to  Arthur Leslie  &  Elsie Milne,  schoolmaster.

Violet Evelyn  -  b. 15 Sept. 1903  to  Daniel John  & Fanny,  bootmaker, Opawa.
Violet Winifred -  b. 20 August 1900  to  William & Sarah Jane,  Lincoln rd.

Walter -  b. 21 Oct. 1880  to John & Jane,  Waltham.
Walter John -  b. 14 Oct. 1873  to  James & Fanny,  Heathcote Valley.
William Wilfred  - b. 24 Dec. 1902  to Richard & Caroline Ann,  Southbridge.
William Edward -  b. 21 December 1901  to William & Sarah Jane,  Spreydon.
William Frederick -  b. 26 Aug. 1927  to Frederick & Lucy Minnie,  Riccarton.
William John Arthur - b. 18 Jan. 1908  to William Charles & Eleanor Sara,  clerk, Christchurch.


                                        Burials
-
Beverley Valmai -  bur. 13 October 1942  age 3mths.  Sydenham Cemetery
Charles -  bur. 2 December 1875,  age 26.
Dorothy Muriel -  bur. 14 Sept. 1921,  age 9mths.
Elizabeth -  bur. 31 January 1878,  age 7mths.
Eva - bur. 17 Sept. 1886,  age 18mths,  Southbridge.
Gary Wayne -  bur. 2 Nov. 1974,  age 19, son of Mr & Mrs W.J. Rowe,  butcher.
Henry -  bur. 26 February. 1889,  age 7yrs.
Herbert -  bur.  1 March 1886,  age 4mths.
James -  bur. 24 Jan 1873, age 3,  nok Michael & Emily Jane,  Rangiora.
James -  bur. 10 October 1885,  age 38,  Southbridge.
Jane -  bur. 16 Dec. 1885,  age 42.
Jessie -  bur. 4 Oct. 1886,  age 7yrs.
John Freeman - bur. 1 Feb. 1918, age 5mths, son of Walter & Mary,  Linwood cemetery.
Joseph Albert -  bur. 7 Oct. 1884,  age 7yrs,  son of Richard & Mary,  Papanui.
Kathleen Mary -  bur. 26 March 1923,  age 15.
Linda - bur. 21 July 1939,  age 65,  Crematorium .
Lucy Minnie -  bur. 23 September 1938,  afe 41,  Bromley Cemetery.
Margaret -  bur. 1 February 1873,  age 11 yrs,  dau. of Michael & Emily Jane. Rangiora.
Margaret -  bur. 21 December 1909,  age 81.
Mary Ann -  bur. 9 April 1897  age 87, widow of Richard, Akaroa.
Richard -  bur. 22 Feb. 1878,  age 66,  nok John & Dorothy Rowe,  Akaroa.
Richard -  bur. 8 July 1931,  age 69,  widow, Caroline Ann, dau. of W.H.Eddy. Ellesmere Cemetery
Rick Steven -  bur. 8 October 1974,  age 3mths,  son of Mr & Mrs K. Rowe.  Pikes Track.
Selina -  bur. 13 May 1877,  age 32.
Violet -  bur. 3 July 1920,  age 16.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
23 October 2013

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