Albert George Bayly &
Emma Eliza Newsham
Albert George Bayly was born: 02 Nov 1848 in New Plymouth (his father: James Bayly; Mother: Grace Metherall). Albert married 27th Mar 1872 in Omata to Emma Eliza Newsham. He died 06 Sep 1909 in Moturoa and was buried 8 Sep. at Omata's Waireka Cemetery.
Taranaki Herald, 6 Jun 1879: A meeting of settlers was held at Omata last evening for the purpose of forming a volunteer corps, when thirty-one were enrolled. Mr. Albert Bayly was elected captain and Mr. W. Free, lieutenant.
19 Aug 1881; Albert Bayly, applied to Licensing Trust for license for a new public house to be erected on allotment 81), Parihaka block and Feb 1882 the Pungarehu hotel licence was passed to John Donovan. and was at the Waitara Hotel before 1886 and had two farms at Omata — one on the main road, and another inland, known as Berridge's, 88 acres purchased in 1891 at £3 1s per acre and also operated a Flaxmill at Oakura. The childen attended Warea School and on the death of their mother went to the West End School, New Playmouth. Although nominated Albert withdrew his nomination in Oct 1890 tostand for House of Representatives due to large number of applicants seeking election.
Manawatu Standard, 28 September 1883 Mr Albert Bayly, a few days ago, purchased 159 horses from the natives at Witiora and Umuroa. £1 per head all round is the stated price. Mr Bayly intends shipping the lot to Auckland
Taranaki Herald, 19 Sept 1891: On Wednesday next Mr Newton King will hold a clearing sale, at Omata, of Mr Albert Bayly's dairy and farm stock. In addition to the milch cows, which are all a desirable lot, a number of well-bred horses are to be offered, as well as a number of store cattle and sheep.
The clearing sale of Albert Bayly's Omata Farm : There was a good attendance and bidding brisk, prices all round being very satisfactory. Dairy cows, anything good and near calving, made £5 5s to £6 12s 6d, backward £4 to £4 ls, in calf £3 l0s to £4, calves 31s 6d, Working bullocks £17 5s to £18 5s, old bnllocks £8 10s, horses £4 to £10, ewes and lambs 17s to 17s 6d."
Both Albert and Emma became ill at the same time (was it some kind of food poisoning eg shellfish?) and Emma died at Omata aged just 40 and was buried at the Waireka Cemetery.
Taranaki Herald, 16 Nov 1891: DEATH - BAYLY: On 16th Nov. 1891, at her residence, Omata, Emma Eliza, the beloved wife of Mr Albert Bayly, Omata, aged 40 years. The funeral will leave her late residence, Omata, for the Omata Cemetery, on Thursday, l9th inst., at 2.30 p.m. Friends please accept this intimation. V. F. BROOKING, Undertaker
Taranaki Herald, 28 Nov 1891: Land. Mrs Sealy's farm at Omata sale to Albert Bayly, Esq.
Jan 6 1892 CATTLE STEALING. Davey was charged with stealing a cow and heifer calf, the property of Albert Bayly, on the Pheney Road. At the trial Albert Bayly stated that "he was a farmer at Omata where he had two farms; one on the main road, and another inland, known as Berridge's which he had purchased within the last 12 months."
Taranaki Herald, 27 Feb 1892: LAND TRANSFER ACT NOTICES. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Several parcels of Land hereinafter described will be brought under the provisions of "The Land Transfer Act, 1870," unless caveat forbidding the same be lodged within on calendar month from the date of tho Gazette containing this notice: Albert Bayly, of Omata, Flaxmill proprietor, and Mrs Laura Berry, New. Plymouth. 49 acres 1 rood. Part of Allotment No. 21, Omata Distriot. Occupied by Albert Bayly.
Albert was vice president of the Taranaki Trotting Club 1893;
Hawera & Normanby Star, MR. NEWTON KING'S WEEKLY REPORT. New Plymouth, Sept 23. The dairy sale for Mr. Albert Bayly at Omata, on Wednesday, went off splendidly. Cows, near profit, made £6 2s 6d to £8; backward, £3 17s 6d to £5 5s; cows in milk, £7 15s; heifers in milk, £5 15s ; springing heifers, £5 to ,£5 17s 6d ; Jersey heifers, £6 to £7 2s 6d; 18-months' heifers, £3 103 ; bulls, £3 11s 6d to £5 12s 6d ; fat heifers, M ; cows and calves, £3 12s ; yearlings, £4 6s; calves, £2 9s; bullocks per pair, £21 5s ; old do, do, £14 ; horses, £15 I5s.
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Albert George Bayly remarried on 28 Mar 1894 in St. Mary's Church, New Plymouth to Annie Blackley (b: Abt. 1860 in Manchester d: 1943 in Auckland, Bur: 1843 Crem: Waikumete Cemetery) Their 2 daughters:
Waireka Headstone Cemetery Photo taken by Great-Niece Jan