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Henry & Janet Barnard
Henry Barnard b: 1832 Somerset, the son of Robert b: 1795 and Elizabeth Barnard b: 1805;
1841 census - Name: Henry Barnard ; Age: 9 Est. Birth Year: abt 1832 born: Somerset, England
Civil parish: Bridgwater Hundred: Bridgwater, County/Island: Somerset Country: England
Household Members: Head: Robt Barnard 48 yrs; Elizth Barnard 36 yrs; Their children: Jas Barnard 11 yrs, Henry Barnard 9 yrs; Wm Barnard 7 yrs; Elizth Barnard 4 yrs; Edwd Barnard 2 yrs
Henry Barnard mar: abt Sept 1855 in Manchester to Janet Jacob (b: 1834 d: Aug 1899 in Hokitika
Henry and Janet went to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia but times proved difficult for them.
Tuesday 28 Apr 1863: Henry Barnard, and James Weir, of Melbourne, butchers. Causes of insolvency - bad debts, high price of cattle, and pressure of creditors. Debts, £8341 10s; assets, £1150 9s 5d; deficiency, £1191 0s lOd. Mr Shaw, official assignee.
28 Aug 1863 In the SUPREME COURT of the COLONY of VICTORIA- in Insolvency -
In the Matter of the Insolvency of HENRY BARNARD and JAMES WEIR, both of Melbourne, Butchers, lately trading under the style or firm of Barnard and Weir -Notice is hereby given, that Henry Barnard, one of the above named insolvents, Intends to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates for the colony of Victoria, on Monday, the twenty eighth day of September, at 1 o'clock in the forenoon, that a CERTIFICATE of DISCHARGE from his debts and liabilities may be granted to him, according to the Act of Council in that case made and provided
signed the twenty-seventh day of August, 1863
SAMUEL GILLOTT, 83 Elizabeth street, Melbourne, Attorney for the said Henry Barnard_
The Melbourne Argus: 14 Oct 1864: NEW INSOLVENT. Henry Barnard, of North Holbourne, butcher. Causes of insolvency - Losses in business, bad debts, and heavy expenses. Liabilities, £629 6s 4d ; assets, £45 12s. 9d. Deficiency £583 13s. 7d. Mr. Shaw, official assignee.
The Melbourne Argus: 19 Oct 1864: INSOLVENT ESTATE of HENRY BARNARD, of Melbourne, in the Colony of Victoria, Butcher.- Whereas the estate of Henry Barnard, of Melbourne, In the colony of Victoria, butcher, was on the 13th day of October, A.D. 1864, placed under sequestration In my hands, by order of his Honour Mr. Justice Berry, one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of the colony of Victoria, and who by further order under his hand did appoint Henry Steel Shaw, Esq., of Melbourne, one of the official Assignees of Insolvent Estates, to be the Official Assignee of and for this estate, I hereby appoint a PUBLIC MEETING of the Creditors of the said insolvent to be holden before me, at the Insolvent Court House, Lonsdale-street, Melbourne on Wednesday, the 8th day of November next, at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon, for proof of. debts, and for the election of a Assignee, if necessary, to meet with the Official Assignee ; and unless it shall be shown at such meet- meeting that the goods and effects of the said insolvent shall exceed the of sum one hundred pounds, I shall summarily proceed to rank the debts which shall then be proved against the said estate, and direct the proceeds to be distributed accordingly.
Dated at Melbourne the 18th day of October, A.D.
WRIOIHESLEY BAPTIST NOEL, Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates.
Thursday 20 July 1865: IN the SUPREME COURT of the COLONY of VICTORIA : Insolvency Jurisdiction.-In the Matter of the Insolvency of HENRY BARNARD, formerly of Elizabeth-street, In the Colony of Victoria, Butcher. I, the undersigned Henry Barnard, do hereby give notice, that it is my intention to apply to his Honour Wriothosley Baptist Noel, Esquire, Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates, on tho 25th day of August next, at the hour of elevon o'clock in the forenoon, that a CERTIFICATE of DISCHARGE, under the Act of Council in that case made and provided, may be granted to me. Dated this 10th day of July, a.m. 1865.
W. J. W. Crober, 100 Queen-street, Melbourne, solicitor for the said insolvent.
28 Aug 1865 : Certificates of discharge were granted to the following insolvents - Henry Barnard,of Melbourne, butcher;
Henry and Janet decided to move across the Tasman and try their luck servicing meat to the burgeoning population on the goldfields.
GOTHENBURG left Melbourne with 250 passengers on 27/04/1866 visiting various NZ ports and then to Hokitika where it berthed on 3/05/1866 (Captn Hugh Mackie) on board these Barnard passengers:
BARNARD Mr; BARNARD; INFANT; BARNARD MRS 36; BARNARD ELIZABETH 10; BARNARD JESSIE 3 yrs
1866 West Coast Times, 9 Mar: HENRY BARNARD, Butcher, GIBSON'S QUAY, HOKITIKA, Formerly of Queen-street, Melbourne, BEGS respectfully to state that he has taken Mr William Bell into partnership, and that the business will in future be carried on by them under the style of The Graziers Company. The new Firm have completed such arrangements for the regular and continuous supply of Prime Cattle and Sheep, that they are prepared to supply Ships, Families, and the Public generally, with the Best Quality of Meat at the Lowest Marketable Price. Families waited on for Orders. Henry Barnard.
West Coast Times, 16 June 1866: Dissolution of Partnership: THE Partnership hitherto existing between Henry Barnard and William Bell is this day dissolved by mutual- consent. Signed: William Bell , Henry Barnard. Witness, Thomas Robertshaw. All accounts owing to and due by the Late firm will be received and paid by the said Henry Barnard. Hokitika, June 14, 1866.
1866 1 Aug: RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT. (Before G. G. Fitzgerald, Esq., R.M.) West Coast Times, Lazard & Co. v. Barnard, For a keg of sausage skins. Judgment by default for £3 1s 6d + costs.
THE Grey River Argus. SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1868: In the Resident Magistrate's Court, on Thursday, Jessie Barnard was charged with a breach of the Westland Public-house Act, and was fined £I 5s or two months imprisonment - was Janet called Jessie? and was she the cook at the European hotel?)
Grey River Argus, 4 Apr 1868 In the Resident Magistrate's Court on Thursday, the following judgments by default were given: Daxe, v. Mrs Barnard, 15s ;
Grey River Argus, 16 Jul 1868: RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT.
Tuesday, July 14. (Before M. Keogh, Esq., R.M.) Larceny. Bernard Basits was charged with stealing two hams, the property of Barnard, cook at the European Hotel. The evidence proved that the hams were missing, and that the prisoner borrowed 10s on one for the night from Mr Howie at the Royal Hotel, and sold the other at Kilgour's Hotel for 10s, saying that he had brought the hams over from Melbourne in the Omeo, and was hard-up. He was sentenced to three months' imprisonment with hard labour in Hokitika Gaol.
Henry Barnard: Butcher Gibson Quay, Hokitika
1872 West Coast Times, Issue 2076, 27 May 1872,
A man named Henry Barnard was admitted into the hospital on Saturday morning, and died there within twelve hours. He had been working for some time for Mr Pole, butcher, but he suffered so much lately from asthma, that he was compelled to leave his employment.
Funeral Notice: The friends of the Late Henry Barnard are respectfully to follow his remains to the cemetery, the funeral to move from his late residence, corner of Hampden and Bealey Streets tomorrow afternoon half past 2 o.clock pm. Sinclair and Jack Undertakers.
Family Name: BARNARD Age: 40 years Given Names: HENRY Denomination: Anglican
Grave Interment Date: 29/05/1872 Warrant No: 470 Cemetery: Hokitika Plot 2476 Block: 176
Henry d: 26 May 1872 in Hokitika Bur: 29 May 1872 Hokitika Cem
West Coast Times, 19 August 1899, SAT: At the Wesleyan Church to-morrow evening there will be a memorial service to the late Mrs Barnard
1899 West Coast Times, 14 August 1899: A very old and worthy resident, Mrs Barnard, died on Saturday morning after a brief but severe illness. The deceased had been with us for many years and in a quiet unobtrusive way had worthily filled her place in the community earning the respect and regard of all. She leaves one son and daughter here, both grown up, for whom deep sympathy is felt in their bereavement
West Coast Times, 14 August 1899: NOTICE. THE Friends of the late MRS BARNARD and of her Family are invited to follow her remains to the Hokitika Cemetery. The Funeral to leave her late residence, Hampden street, at 2.30 THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON." T, L. RALFE, Undertaker
Henry And Janet Barnard's Children:
1 Elizabeth Barnard (b: 1856 in UK d: 10 Feb 1920 in Wgtn) Mar: 05 Mar 1883, Wgtn to James Costin Webb (b: 04 May 1859 to parents Charles Frederick WEBB (1818-1906) and mother Isabelle Purvis (1826-1882); d: 12 Sep 1949 Bur: 15 Sep 1949 Karori Cem)
James and Elizabeth's children:
b: 1896; Occupation before enlistment - Clerk; d: 04 May 1918 in Flanders, France WW1 Service No 25623; Corporal Earl James WEBB EntBn KIA France Son of James Costin Webb and Elizabeth Webb, of 26, Talavera Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand BELGIUM - BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY (N.Z.) MEMORIAL, POLYGON WOOD
2 Henry (Harry) George Barnard b: 1864 in Hokitika d: Jan 1874 in Hokitika aged 9 years; Bur: 05 Jan 1874 Hokitika Cemetery; Block 176 Plot 2476
3 Jessie Barnard b: Abt 1863; d: 19 Dec 1914 in Wellington
4 Dora Ellen Barnard b: 03 Apr 1867 in Hokitika d: 19 Apr 1960 in Wellingon Bur: 21 Apr 1960 Cremated Karori Cemetery
5 Stillborn Barnard b: 1871 in Hokitika d: 1871 in Hokitika Bur: 03 Feb 1871 Hokitika Cem