GEORGE STOTHERT BARTRUM was born at Bath, England in 1827, and died November 16, 1916 died at the residence of his son - in - law, T.L. Flaus, who lived in Christchurch. He was buried at Rangiora. He married SARAH PURSEY December 29, 1851 in St Mary's Church, Paddington. She was the daughter of JAMES PURSEY and LUCY FRAMPTON of Somersetshire, and was born 1829, and died February 04, 1904 in Rangiora.
George was brought up as a surveyor, and also gained
experience of farming, arrived at Lyttelton on the ship "Stag" on 17th May 1852.This Illustration was by Mr. John
Drurey, a passenger from England by ship in 1851. Upper Riccarton Ch. Ch.
(1863) and is held by family descendants.
CANTERBURY JURY LIST List of persons qualified and liable to serve as Jurors with in the Province of Canterbury, 1853 includes Bartrum George, Ferry Rd., Farmer
George and Sarah's first two children (Ben and Charlotte)
were born at Ferry Road and the rest born on Rural Section No. 14. This
was about 100 acres in area and situated on the south side of Ferry Road
between what today is Rutherford and Bamford Streets. The southern
boundary of the the section finished about half way between Ferry Road and
the Heathcote River. He grew wheat and other crops to support his
household, and like so many, used a spade to prepare the
Bartrum Golden Wedding George Stothert Bartrum and Sarah (née Pursey), April 1902.
Standing – from left: George Tour Baker; Fanny Matilda Baker (née Bartrum); Charles Henry Adolphus Truscott Opie; (Inset) Frederick Robert Bartrum (Frederick was south at this time – probably at Kurow); Louisa Taylor Opie (née Bartrum); (Inset) Charlotte Pursey Bartrum ( in England); Benjamin Packer Bartrum; Amy Bartrum (née Hayden); Thomas Leslie Flaus; Alice Flaus (née Bartrum); George Nathaniel Bartrum;
Seated: Mary Robinson (née Bartrum; Sarah Bartrum (nee Pursey; George Stothert Bartrum; Ellen (Nellie) Stothert Ivory (née Bartrum)
Front: John Arthur Bartrum; Grace Ivory; George Bartrum Baker.
Children of GEORGE BARTRUM and SARAH PURSEY are:
i. CHARLOTTE PURSEY BARTRUM b. October 16, 1852, Christchurch; Baptism: November 07, 1852, Christchurch; )Charlotte sailed for England when about 8 years old in the "Blue Jacket" to be adopted by GSB’s brother, John Stothert Bartrum, who lived in Bath. In 1881, Charlotte is living with her aunt Matilda Osmond at 33 Cassland Rd, London with cousins aged 19 to 2 years; in the 1901 census Charlotte Bartrum 47 b. New Zealand living at Somersetshire; Bath. She died August 24, 1937, 88 Newbridge Rd; possibly Bath. She married Frederick Hayden (Three Generation photo below - Charlotte Hayden on left) On right is her daughter, baby Charlotte Amy Hayden on the knee of her mother Sarah Pursey who married George Bartrum. (Photo sent by gt-gt-grandaughter Jocelyn)
ii. BENJAMIN PACKER BARTRUM b.
October 09, 1853; Baptism: December 04, 1853 He died August 14, 1910 at
Wanganui; m.August 24, 1882 at Helmdon Berks Church, England to CHARLOTTE
AMY HAYDEN (1857 - 1907) Amy was the daughter of a minister, Frederick
Hayden who married George Stothert Bartrum's sister, Charlotte Bartrum in
England - she and Ben were cousins. Benjamin Bartrum was a wool classer
and also ran a wool washing business beside the creek in Geraldine and was
a lay reader in the Anglican church. Monumental Inscriptions: St David’s Anglican
Church, Raincliff; In Memory of C. AMY BARTRUM; born Helmdon Rectory,
Northamp, Eng Fell asleep March 24th 1907 Aged 50 "Her children rise up
and call her blessed" Also of BENJAMIN P. BARTRUM Who died August 14th
1910 Aged 55 years also CHARLOTTE AMY DOROTHY STOCKER Eldest daughter of
BENJAMIN PACKER BARTRUM and CHARLOTTE AMY STOCKER born 28th November 1883
died 11th July 1971. Benjamin and Amy had 9 children:
iii. ELLEN STOTHERT BARTRUM (b.
January 16, 1855, Heathcote; d. January 08, 1938, St Albans, Christchurch)
She was 19 when she married (1) EDWARD BARNARD, watchmaker, aged 21; on
February 25, 1874 in Wesleyan Church, Kaiapoi, son of THOMAS CHARLES BARNARD and MARIA COOPER. He was
born 1853 in Bermondsey, London, and died July 22, 1875 in Greytown. She
married November 13, 1878 at "The Willows", the house of her father,
George Stothert Bartrum to JOHN IVORY (1844 - February 10, 1910) son of
WILLIAM EMMS IVORY. They had 4 children
iv. LOUISA TAYLOR BARTRUM (b. April
03, 1856, Lower Avon District;Baptism: June 22, 1856; d. June 09, 1907,
Sockburn) m. May 18, 1880, Glentunnel to CHARLES HENRY ADOLPHUS TRUSCOTT
OPIE (b. 1853) Their 8 children
v. FREDERICK ROBERT BARTRUM(
Baptism: April 18, 1858 Lower Heathcote; d.December 18, 1919, Avon St.
Oamaru)He married (1) LOUISA NORTON on November 24, 1877 in House of Mr
Charles Norton, Woodend. She died December 06, 1882.They had 1 child b.
vi. MARY JANE BARTRUM b. December
29, 1859, Ferry Road, Christchurch.Baptism: April 22, 1860; d. February
28, 1937, Gresson's Road, Waikuku, Nth Canterbury.
vii. FANNY MATILDA BARTRUM (b. May
16, 1861, Ferry Road, Baptism: July 14, 1861, Christchurch; d. 1951)
Christchurch; and GEORGE THOMAS BAKER (d. 1928) married on October 24,
1892, St Michaels Church, Christchurch. Their 7 children:
viii. ALICE BARTRUM b. December 13, 1863. Baptism: January 17, 1864was at St John the Baptist Church, Rangiora; m. May 24, 1901, Rangiora to THOMAS LESLIE FLAUS (d. July 02, 1938, Christchurch)
Wedding of George Bartrum and Annie Lock:
ix. GEORGE NATHANIEL BARTRUM b. 16
November, 1867, Ashley Bank, Rangiora;and when he died was a farmer in
early 1941 was a farmer at Wanganui; He married October 25, 1906 at 242
Durham St. Christchurch ANNIE LOCK (b. 1866 Walton, Somersetshire; d.
1945)and they had 4 children
Group Photograph Taken by Fairlie Photographer J.E. Pigott.
Left to right First Row: Charlotte Amy Dorothy Bartrum (became Mrs Dorothy Stocker); Amy Bartrum (née Hayden); Gertrude Beatrice Bartrum (now Mrs. Malcolm Carter) Agnes Mary Bartrum (married John Brownlie). Top Row: Cyril Frederick Bartrum; Oswald Benjamin Bartrum; Irene Scott Bartrum. [A note above the hat, top left hand corner states, “Arthur missing, at college”
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