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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 College Boy:
 Mr. George Barltrop Has Been Promoted 'the position of Chief clerk in the Government  Insurance Department vice  Mr. W, B Hudson, "who is now Secretary of the istitution. Mr. barltrop is a native of this town, his parents being well known here. He was a Scholarship winners from the Bridge Street School and his many friends will be pleased to hear of his success.

1895 Colonist, 17 Kohitatea 1895, Page 2
A Successfull Nelsonian.  The vacancy occasioned in the Government Insurance Offioe by the death cf Mr Robert J. S, Todd, the accountant, has been filled by tbe promotion of Mr George W. Barltrop. who has for some years been chief clerk, in which latter position he has been succeeded by Mr R. O. Niven. Both Mr Barltrop and Mr Niven are very old officers of the Department. The former entered the Department as a cadet through the Civil Service examinations. He was in the first instance educated at one of the Nelson State Schools, having gained a Provincial scholarship, and after completing his term at the Collega he passed both the Junior and Senior Civil Service Examinations, taking the first place in the latter out of all those examined throughout the Colony.' Word of Mr Barltop's promotion was reoeived here by Press Association telegram, and published on Monday. We add our congratulations

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
EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. TO-NIGHT! PICTURE, SONG & STORY By MR GEORGE BARLTROP, of Wellington, Assisted hy Miss Barltrop, Miss Fanny Coote, Miss Stevens, Mr E. Richards, the Rev. D. McFee Wright, and other friends. Admission Free. Collection in aid of Home Mission Fund.

1911 SILVER WEDDING: Evening Post,  26 January 1911, Page 1
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. (

Both Emma and George served on the committee St. John Ambulance Association

In 1916 George's parents celbrated their DIAMOND WEDDING
MR AND MRS Henry BARLTROP of Nile Street, Nelson,  celebrated their diamond wedding. The highly leveraged and Respected couple were married at the Cathedral by the Rev. Nelson. Mr. Butte, on November 20th, 1956. They resided in Nelson ever since, and are hale and hearty. Mr. Barltrop was born in 1827, and came to New Zealand in the ship Identity, Which, arrived at Wellington on July 9th, 1842. Mrs Barltrop (nee Miss Caroline Scutter) was born in Hampshire in 1839, and arrived in Nelson by the ship Mary Anne in March, 1842. The surviving members of the family, or whom there were sixteen, comprise seven sons and three daughters viz. Messrs. Alfred Barltrop, Nelson; William, Hokitika; George W., Wellington; John Edward, Feilding; Frederick, Dunedin; Alex, Greymouth, and Harry, Nelson; Mrs. Horne, Dunedin; Mrs . GR Simpson, Wanganui; and Miss Barltrop, Nelson. There are 26 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mr. Charles Barltrop, another son, died recently at Greymouth, and two sons of Mr. Alfred Barltrop have within the past few months, given Their Lives for the Empire. All the descendants Mr. and Mrs.. Barltrop attended the celebration, and another unique feature was the bridesmaid of the marriage of sixty years ago, Mrs. Bisley (n?e Miss Lena Karsten) was present. Mr. Barltrop, who is now in His ninetieth year continues to enjoy good health, and any day may be seen riding tricycle to business. He has a very retentive memory, and can relate many interesting incidents in connection with the early history of Nelson. There was a family service at the Cathedral, and a gathering afterwards, at Mr. and Mrs.. Barltrop's residence in Nile Street. The worthy couple will no doubt be the recipients of many congratulations on attaining the diamond jubilee of their marriage.


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

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