Daisy Sarah and Alfred Thompson
DAISY SARAH (SALLY) BARNARD was the eldest daughter born to parents Frederick Henry and Harriett Blyton on 12 Jan 1886 in Turangi, Gisborne, Bapt: Mar 14 1886 Methodist Church Gisborne: Minister G W Spence - she d: 19 Nov 1936.
1902 May 2 - Attended Naseby School 1902
1908 Rangitiki roll; School teacher living at Mataroa, spinster
Taranaki Herald, 21 April 1909: LAND BOARD.Monthly Meeting Transfers of Property - K. Branigan to A. W. Thompson, section 23, block 14, Ohura.
Daisy mar: 19 Apr 1911 to ALFRED WILLIAM THOMPSON in Taranaki, son of James Thomas Thompson (1853-1895) and mother Hester Habgood nee Hunt (1860-1923) Alfred was born in Bulls, and died 08 Feb 1974. Bur: Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North (Headstone photo below)
Eltham Argus Apr 20, 1911: WEDDING - THOMPSON - BARNARD
A quiet wedding was celebrated yesterday in the
The bride's dress was chiffon silk taffeta, with yoke and sleeves of silk lace, veil and orange blossoms, and she wore a handsome gold brooch, the gift of the bridegroom and a beautiful cateye pendant, the gift of her aunt, Mrs. H. Barnard. She carried a lovely shower bouquet of white chrysanthemums and asparagus fern.
She was attended by three bridesmaids - Miss Ida Barnard (principal), Miss Connie Thompson (sister of the bridegroom) and Miss Annie Barnard. They wore cream serge dresses, braided with silk braid and wore amethyst velvet hats and carried shower bouquets of cosmos. The bridegroom's gifts to the elder bridesmaids were gold brooches set with garnets and to Miss Annie Barnard a beautiful gold and amethyst pendall. Mr. Gabites acted as best man and Mr. Garnet Williams and Mr. Len Barnard as groomsmen. After the ceremony the guests were entertained at the residence of the bride's mother.
The presents were numerous. The bride's travelling costume was a dark brown tailor-made and she wore a black velvet picture hat lined with white satin and trimmed with large black ostrich plumes. The church was nicely decorated by friends of the bride.
Children of DAISY BARNARD and ALFRED THOMPSON are: