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Edith Rose and Frank Jenkins

EDITH ROSE BARNARD  was born 27 Dec 1874 in Wellington where she died 12 Jun 1956, aged 81 years.

FRANK MICHAEL JOHN JENKINS who was born 1872, . His first marriage 22 May 1895 was to Jane Ann Kindleysides:

Evening Post,  4 June 1895: Advantage was taken by the members of the City Rifles of their parade last evening to make a presentation of a handsome cruet to Volunteer Frank M. Jenkins on the occasion of his marriage. Captain Collins expressed, on behalf of the Corps, the earnest wish that Mr. Jenkins' future life might be full of happiness and prosperity. Mr. Jenkins very heartily replied. He is a popular member of the corps, and is well known in sbooting circles as the winner of the Markers' Champion Belt at Trentham for 1895.

Jane died 21 Apr 1905 at Wellington and on 07 Aug 1907,  Edith  married Frank who was a Wellington Harbour Board Employee. They lived at South Wellington where he served as a Territorial at Newton and also enjoyed competitions.

Evening Post 3 November 1913: OPENING DAY The third annual festival of the New Zealand competitions Society opened in the Concert Chamber of the Town Hall at 9.30 a.m. to-day. The entries are from all parts of the Dominion, but Wellington City and country districts largely predominate. DRAMATIC RECITAL (Gentlemen).� First prize, �1; second 10s. The first item on the programme was a dramatic recital of Tennyson's "Charge of the Light Brigade," Among the names of those who competed : Mr. Frank M. Jenkins

Frank died 15 Jun 1942 in Wellington aged 70 years and was buried at Karori Cemetery Plot Number: 26 K


i. TRIXIE GERTRUDE JENKINS, b. 27 May 1908; d. 04 Feb 1989; m. HAROLD EDWARD WELSFORD son of Alice Louisa and Henry Robert Welsfors, 1933; born 20 Jun 1904; d. 30 Aug 1977.

ii. AMY GRACE JENKINS, b. 26 Nov 1909  and died 08 Oct 1987. She married HENRY JOHN KNEEBONE in 1943. He was born 31 Jan 1910, and died 26 May 1986.

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