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Alice Mary and Charles Henry
ALICE MARY BARNARD was born 20 Dec 1873 to
parents James Barnard and mother Emma
Charlotte Ruth nee Martin in Wellington where she died 23 Apr 1957, aged
84 years. Alice is buried in the Karori cemetery.
Alice Mary Barnard married 26 July 1894 to
CHARLES HENRY GELL, son of EDWARD GELL who was a Draughtsman for Public
Works and Railways, and mother SOPHIE SARAH DRAKEFORD. Charles
was b: 05 Nov 1870 at Wellington, where he d: 30 Oct 1929 in
Wellington aged 58 years, an engineer by occupation and diver for
Wellington Harbour Board
Alice attended a private school before being
admitted to Newtown School on 10 May 1880 until 1887 where her name
featured in the price lists eg. Fifth standard - Girls : Alice Barnard.
City of Wellington Scholarships: The four
scholarships gained by the pupils in the Wellington Educational District
are as follows: Charles H. Gell.
Children of ALICE BARNARD and CHARLES GELL are:
i. CHARLES GEORGE GELL, b. 17 Nov
1894 at Daniel St. Wellingon; died 7 Sep 1983 aged 88 yrs; He
married ELIZABETH ADA FITZSIMMONS in 1943; She was the daughter of Roset
and James Fitzsimmons and was b: 29 July 1901 and d: 1 Aug 1980 aged
73 Yrs. Charles and Elizabeth bur; Makara Cemetery
WW1 2/2620 - Army (Digitaliesed PDF Service
Record (R20547956) in Archives New Zealand)
Evening Post, 27 Aug
1915: 9th REINFORCEMENTS: WELLINGTON Selected from No. 5 Group
(Wellington City and Suburbs) as n.c.o. for the 9th Reinforcements going
into Trentham Camp on the 7th prox. Field Artillery.C. G. Gell,
Evening Post, 20 Oct 1915: TRENTHAM CAMP -
LATEST APPOINTMENTS; 9th Reinforcements: to be corporal; Gnnr. C. G.
Evening Post, 22 Nov 1915: CAMP NOTES:
LATEST APPOINTMENTS. The following temporary appointments of n.c.o.'s
have been approved by the Camp Commandant at Trentham 9th
Reinforcements. N.Z. Field Artillery.—To be sergeant, Cpl. C. G.
Free Lance, 29 Sept 1916 Free
Lance, 29 Sept 1916: Sergt. Charles George Gell wounded in France
in the recent Great Drive, belongs to one of Wellington's oldest
families. His great-grandfather was one of Wellington's earliest
settlers, and his grandfather, now 73 years of age, was actually born on
the' old Porirua road —that as you will reckon for yourself, was away
back in 1843. Sergeant Gell is attached to the New Zealand. Field
Artillery, and has been on active service since war broke
Marlborough Express, 29 Sept 1916: ROLL
OF HONOR: N Z CASUALTIES
REPORTED WOUNDED, Bombardier C. G. Gell,
Evening Post, 27 Apr 1921: ACCOUNTANCY RECENT
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS; Names of the successful Wellington candidates
who sat in the recent University Accountancy Examinations:— ( 2
economics) C. G. Gell, 2
Evening Post, 24 Decr 1924: N.Z. UNIVERSITY -
ACCOUNTANCY PASSES RESULTS IN RECENT EXAMINATIONS :—The following
candidates' passed in the subjects indicated at the recent accountancy
examinations: 1 indicates bookkeeping and accounts (stage 2); 2,
mercantile law (stage 1); 3, economics; 4, mercantile law (stage 2); 5,
auditing; 6, bookkeeping and accounts (stage 2); 7, rights and duties;
8, bankruptcy; 9,-joint stock companies:. C. G. Gell, 1, 3, 8, 9;
ii. EDNA RUTH GELL, b. 08 Aug 1896; d. 11 Mar
1982 aged 85 years. She did not marry and is buried at the Karori
Cemetery, Wellington, Plot 508 J
iii. ALWYN EDWARD JAMES GELL,( b. 12 Jun 1897,
Wellington; d. 03 Jun 1975 aged 77 yrs, 16 Chilka St Wellington) He was a
plumber and retired and was buried at the Makara Cemetery; His marriage
took place 21 Nov 1923 to KATHLEEN MCAULEY ( b. 9 Oct 1897, the
daughter of Lizzie Sophia and Christopher Columbus McCauley. She d: on 15
Jan 1990, Wellingon aged 92 years and she is bur. with her husband at
Makara, Plot 16/C)
They had 2 sons: (1) Maurice ( b: 10
Jul 1927d: 2011) mar: Jocelyn Donald - their children David Joanne
and Jonathon; and (2) Martin mar ?, their family Debbie and
Evening Post, 15 Dec 1916: TECHNICAL
COLLEGE The following.is the list of studentships at the Wellington
Technical College: INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION Callender Memorial
Scholarships - Plumbing.— Alwyn Edward James Gell
Evening Post, 3 July 1918: CALLED TO
ARMS - BALLOT APPEAL; The sittings of the Second Wellington Military
Service Board Leave until 11th September was granted in the employers
appeal for time on behalf of Alwyn E. J. Gell, plumber.
Evening Post,13 September 1918 46th
REINFORCEMENTS: WELLINGTON QUOTA
Roll of recruits who entered camp
yesterday with the quota from No. 5 Group (Wellington City and Suburb's)
for the 46th Reinforcements:A E J Gell
Evening Post, 30 July 1924;PLUMBERS'
EXAMINATION The Plumbers' Board of New Zealand, announces the following
results of the plumbers' examination held on 27th and 28th June last:
Practical: A E J Gell
Evening Post, 28 April 1931: SCHOOL AFFAIRS -
HOUSEHOLDERS MEET; ELECTION OF COMMITTEES School committee election
meetings held in the Wellington education district Berhampore. Mr W.
Husband presided.- There were eleven nominations for seats on the
committee. The election resultciras follows: Messrs. W. Husband
(chairman), C S. Wilson, (secretary), W.J. Cliatfield, M.F. Glading, J.
W. Makin, A. V. Rowe, G. E. Stone (re-elected); A. P, Collyer, and A. E.
J. Gell (new members). At the conclusion of the' meeting a home and
school association was formed, and officers were elected as follow: Mr.
Cassio (president), Mr. Brooker (secretary); committee, Mrs. Davis,
Messrs. l. Diack, W. J. Lowe, W. Chatfield, A. E. J.
iv. STANLEY BARNARD GELL, b. 07 Jul 1900,
Wellington; a retired electrician, his home address was 17
Bridge St, Wellington; Stan died 16 Aug 1981 aged 81 years at the Public
Hospital, Wellington. He was mar: 08 Nov 1927 at Wellington to NOLA HELEN
EVANS who was born 18 October 1894 in Wellington to Rachel and Henry
Evans. She died 06 Jun 1986. Crem. at Karori, Wellington
Dominion, 12 Dec 1916:TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CERTIFICATES PRESENTED :Mechanical trades course: first year.— Electrical: Stanley B. Gell.
Evening Post, 9 Dec 1921: EXAMINATION OF ELECTRIC WIREMEN : held at the .Wellington Technical College on 25th and 26th November— Passed in Theory— S. B. Gell,
Evening Post, 6 June 1936: RECOMMISSIONING OF MARAMA. ;"The Marama, which, after some weeks of idleness at Wellington, has been called upon to replace the Wahine ini the Wellington-Lyttelton run, left Wellington at 10.10 last night. The decisoin made to recommisison the Marama meant that a vast amount of work had to be done to have the ship ready for sea, but it was done with a minimum of delay, Captain B. B. Irwin, the master of the Wahine, sailed in command of the Marama, and had with him the following officers:— Acting chief, Mr. R. Tulloch; second, Mr. It. Blampied (ex Wahine); third, Mr. F. M. Hughes (ex Wahine); chief engineer, Mr. A. L. Gatland, who is assistant superintending engineer for the Union Company; second, Mr. J. D. Hamilton; third, Mr. G. Watt; fourth, Mr. J. i Stewart; fifth, Mr. D. J. McKenzie; sixth, Mr. I. Sisson; seventh, Mi. H. A. Lamb; electrician, Mr. S. Gell.
Evening Post, 28 July 1938: RANGATIRA RESUMES - NEW CHIEF ENGINEER Having completed an extensive survey and overhaul, the Rangatira was recommissioned at Wellington yesterday and left for Liyttelton last night. Engineers of the Rangatira are as follows:—Second engineer, Mr. J. Hamilton; third, Mr. L. Moffitt; fourth, Mr. I. Sisson; fifth, Mr. J. A. Genet; sixth, Mr. J. F. Symonds; seventh, Mr. A. H. Selwood; first electrician, Mr. G. R. Wright; second electrician, Mr. S. B. Gell; boilermaker, Mr. R. J. Bennett.
Evening Post, 1 August 1939: Staffing Rangitira - second electrician, Mr. S. B. Gell