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Emma Jane & George William Barltrop
EMMA JANE BARNARD was born 13 Apr 1864 in Moeraki Oamaru to parents James Barnard and mother Emma Charlotte Ruth nee Martin, and died 24 Sep 1954 in Wellington. She married GEORGE WILLIAM BARLTROP 26 Jan 1886 in St Marks Church, Sussex Square, Wellington, son of HENRY BARLTROP and CAROLINE SCUTTER. George's father was a Draper ib Trafalgar Street, Nelson. Henry Barltrop was born in London, and came out to New Zealand in 1842 by the “Indemnity,” as a lad, and landed in Wellington. He went to Taranaki in 1850, but returned to Wellington a year later. After that he crossed to Nelson and was employed in the milling trade for Dr. Bush, with whom he remained two years. In 1865 Mr. Barltrop entered the employment of the late Mr. Wilkie, whose business he managed for many years. He married in 1856, and George, his son, born 20 Sep 1863, was one of twelve children. George died 10 Nov 1946 aged 83 in Wellington and was buried 12-11-1946 at Karori
Emma was educated at Mt Cook Girls School, Wellington. An excellent student was encouraged to sit the Education Board eminations in 1880 and 81 "The report of the examiners (Mr. R. Lac and Mr. C. C. Howard) upon the result of the recent examination of pupil teachers was laid before the Education Board this morning Fourth Year (age over 16). ? Emma Barnard, Newtown" and her name feature in the NZ Gazette 1885, Page 841; Record Type Teachers Certificates
Emma supported St. Mark's Church fundmaking efforts to erect a new churchroom at Newtown as the small room was inadequate for the growing congrgation needs. The plans were drawn by a member of the congregation, and the contract was let to Mr. James Naylor. "The parochial-room is a handsome building, erected on a piece of land situate in Riddiford-street, near the end of the tram line, convenient for the residents of Newtown, Kilbirnie, and Island Bay. It is 50 feet long by 25 feet wide. The contractor has carried out the work in a most satisfactory manner. The St. Mark's Ladies' Working 800 contributed the proceeds of an entertainment; the money for the bell was collected by Miss Emma Barnard, and other ladies have done good service by raising money for choir books, &c. and an official opening was held.
BARLTROP-BARNARD: On the 26th January. 1886, at St Mark's Church, Sussex square, by the Rev. Richard Coffey, George William, fourth son of Mr. Henry Barltrop, of Nelson, to Emma Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. James Barnard, of Newtown, Wellington. (Silver wedding).
1890 Colonist, 9 Hongongoi 1890, Page 5 Old Nelson
1895 Colonist, 17 Kohitatea 1895, Page 2
1897 Evening Post, 19 November : Interesting practical demonstrations of flashlight photography were made by the members of the Wellington Camera Club, who hqd come to the club's monthly meeting last night provided with their cameras. Mr. G-.'W. Barltrop occupied the chair, and there was, a large attendance. Examples of George's photogrphy is able to be seen here
1905 Nelson Evening Mail, Rorahi XL, Putanga 20, 26
Kohitatea 1905, Page 3
1911 SILVER WEDDING: Evening Post, 26 January
1911, Page 1
Both Emma and George served on the committee St. John Ambulance Association
In 1916 George's parents celbrated their
i. GEORGE WILLIAM BARNARD BARLTROP, b. 1887; Engineer at Nelson; d. 12 Mar 1965, Stoke, Nelson; m. MARION MCINTOSH, 06 Jul 1912, Belfast, Ireland; b. 1888, Aberdeen, Scotland; d. 21 Jun 1966, Public Hospital, Nelson. Daughter Marion
MARRIAGES. BARLTROP - BRUCE; On the 6th July, at the Hind pool-road Church, Barrow-in- Furness, by the Rev. John McMillan, George William Barnard Barltrop, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Barltrop, Daniel street, Wellington, to Marion Mclntosh, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Bruce, 86, Ferry-road, Barrow-in-Furness.
ii. LLEWELLYN EDWARD BARNARD BARLTROP, b. 01 Nov 1890, Wellington; d. 21 Jun 1970, Stratford; m. (1) ETHELINDA ADA WELLS, 02 Jun 1916, St Thomas Church, Wellington South; b. 1876, Geelong, Victoria; d. 1934, Wellington; 1 daughter. (2) FREDA EMILY TURNOCK, 1942; b. 11 Jul 1914, Te Kuiti; d. 08 Sep 1976, Public Hospital, Stratford. 1 daughter WW1: Llewellyn Edward Barltrop - Category Nominal Roll Vol 2; Regimental No 17147; Rank Trooper; Next of Kin title Mrs Ethelinda Ada Barltrop; Wife; Lammerton Perth Street, Prahran, Melbourne; Roll 37; Page 30; Occuaption Station hand
Marriage - 2 June 1916, St Thomas Church, Wellington South, Llewellyn age 26, Occupation Soldier batchelor, Wellington usual stationed at Featherston; to Ethelinda Ada Wells aged 35, spinster of Melbourne, Victoria. Witnesses: May Barnard Wgtn and H J Barltrop, chemist Assistant, Carterton
iii. HAROLD JAMES BARNARD BARLTROP, b. 21 Jun 1888; Chemist; d. 13 May 1941, Wellington; m. MARIA MILES (MOLLY) MACPHERSON, 15 Oct 1924, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Nelson; b. Abt. 1888, Inverness, Scotland; she was a nurse; d. 06 Feb 1953, Public Hospital, Wellington. Buried karori
WW1; Harold James Barnard Barltrop; category First Reserves; Last NZ address High St, Carterton; Occupation Chemist