Arnold Pursey Tuer and Amelia Millar Phillips

ARNOLD PURSEY TUER was born August 04, 1896 in Loburn, and died February 14, 1984 in Burwood Hospital, Christchurch. Burial: Hororata Cemetery with his wife Amelia. He married widow AMELIA (Millie) MILLAR CHAPMAN nee PHILLIPS April 08, 1925 in Christchurch, daughter of JAMES PHILLIPS and AMELIA HENDERSON. She had a daughter Ella Phillips Chapman. Amelia, Arnold's wife, was born July 23, 1893 in Kurow, and died November 16, 1981 in Avonside Drive, Christchurch.

Children of ARNOLD TUER and AMELIA PHILLIPS are:

i. IRA VICTOR TUER b. July 18, 1927, Hororata; d. February 13, 1983, Christchurch Hospital. Burial at Hororata Public Cemetery

ii. ALLAN CAMPBELL TUER was born at Darfield Hospital and passed away on 18 May 2009. He married DOROTHY JEAN FOSTER at Christchurch. Dorothy parents HAROLD FOSTER and JEAN PAYNTER and she was born at Lyndhurst, Christchurch.
Their children are MURRAY CAMPBELL* and SHARON DOROTHY


Rata and Joe Taylor's wedding 1972: Allan and Ira Tuer; Tom and Ella Askin; Joe and Rata Taylor; Margaret and Ruth Askin; Amelia and Arnold Tuer; In front: Albert; Joe (jnr) Taylor; David and Paul Askin

iii. RATA MAY TUER was born at Darfield. She married JOSEPH TE OKENGA TAYLOR at Papanui, Christchurch. He was born at Napier. Their Children:

i. GODFREY ARNOLD TAYLOR born Christchurch.
ii. HUDSON MICHAEL TAYLOR born Christchurch married JEAN MARIE.
iii. JOANNA MARGARET TAYLOR born Christchurch; married at Hororata to Hamish John MARR who was born at Timaru. They have three children: CAMPBELL JAMES; HARRISON JOSEPH and TAYLAH KATE.
iv. SHILOH CORAN RAWIRAWI THOMPSON/TAYLOR, b. Christchurch. Foster Son.

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