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 Henry & Janet Barnard

Henry BarnardHenry 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:
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)

MARRIAGE: Webb - Barnard: On the 5th March, at Wesley Church, Taranaki-street, by the Rev. W. Baumber, James Costin, fifth son of C. F. Webb, to Elizabeth, oldest daughter of the late Henry Barnard.

Mr. James Costin Webb, B.A., Headmaster of Kaiwaiwai Public School, was born in Wellington in 1859. He was educated at Mr. Mowbray's private school, the Wellington Grammar School, and the Wellington College. After a short commercial experience he became a teacher in 1890 in a private school, and in 1893. he was appointed to his present position. Mr. Webb holds a B3 certificate.

1880 Otago Witness, 12 June 1880,NEW ZEALAND UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION: Christchuroh, June 8th, The reports of examiners in England for the exami nation of 1879 have been received to-day, and tho total results have been made up showing that the following have passed in honours ; James Costin Webb, Wellington College under teacher regulations

1902 - Evening Post, 30 Jan 1902, TEACHERS' SALARIES - LOCAL INCREASES UNDER THE NEW ACT. The Education Board spent over an hour yesterday afternoon considering the recommendations of the Inspectors as to readjustment of positions in various schools so as to bring the salaries and staffs into accord with the Public School Teachers' Salaries Act of last session The recommendations were adopted as follows : Pahiatua,  James Webb, present £150 colonial  £155. 

1912 - Evening Post,  9 July 1912:TEACHING SERVICE PROMOTION AND APPOINTMENT  Mr. James Costin Webb, headmaster of the Thorndon Normal School, gave other specialised evidence on behalf of the New Zealand Educational Institute.

1919 - Electoral roll; Lived North Wellington

James and Elizabeth's children: 

i Percy Roy Webb Born: 1886 Died: 22 Jul 1900 in Wellington

Evening Post, 24 July 1900: FUNERAL NOTICE. THE Friends of Mr. James Costin Webb are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved son Percy Roy, which will leave his residence, 17 Mulgrave street on Wednesday, at 2.30 p.m., for the Karori Cometery.

ii Rupert Sylvester Webb (b: Oct 6, 1886; d: 1943) mar Helen Margaret Nutt (b: 1882 in Marton (daughter of William McGill Nutt and Lucy Janet Gillespie; d: Sept 12, 1959 in Wgtn)

Evening Post, 2 January 1909: WEBB - NUTT. On the' 29th December, 1908, at St. Andrew's, Wellington, by the Rev. J. Gibson Smith, assisted by the Rev. D. Gordon, of Marton, Rupert S. Webb, eldest son of J. Costin Webb, Esq., of this city, to Helen, M (Daisy), eldest daughter of Mrs. W. M. Nutt, of this city, and of the late William M'Gill Nutt, Esq., of Marton. Their family:

a James McGill Webb (b: Nov 8, 1913 at 21 Hall St, Wellington; d: 1984 in Palmerston Nth) Mar: Laura Margaret Holloway (b: 1920; d: in New Plymouth) Their son is Graham

b Margaret Leolyn Webb mar: Keith Gray Wyness. Their children Beverley Margaret, Janet Dora, Bruce Rupert, Greta Lyb, Ruth Harriet and Dorthy June Wyness

c Maurice Earl Webb married Patricia Their children are Adrianne and Douglas

iii Earl James Webb 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

HOKITIKA ACADEMY. West Coast Times, 24 Dec 1872: The distribution of prizes amongst the pupils attending the Hokitika Academy took place yesterday, in the presence of the Committee and of a considerable number of ladies and gentlemen interested in the school. Dictation:  1st ; Edith Kennaugh, 2nd ; Fanny Kennaugh, 3rd ; Jessie Barnard

West Coast Times, 13 Aug 1904: REMOVED. MISS BARNARD WISHES to notify the general public that she has removed her "BRITISH REFRESHMENT ROOMS to more commodious premises next to Messrs Johnston & Co's Establishment, Revell Street, and almost directly opposte the old site. Old and new Customers can rely on every attention and first-class eatables HOT PIES AND COFFEE A SPECIALITY. Pastry and Cake, on Sale. Also Fruits and Sweets, MISS BARNARD, British Refreshment Rooms.

West Coast Times, 29 Nov 1904: ORDER YOUR  PASTRY CAKE & CAKES AT THE British Refreshment Rooms, Revell Street, Hokitika AFTERNOON TEA A SPECIALITY Hot Pies and Coffee at all hours. Fruit and sweets - firstclass, Miss Barnard, Proprietress.

1905 West Coast Times, 31 Mar 1905: Miss Barnard, who is well and popularly known as the proprietress of the British Refreshment Rooms, is leaving to-day on a visit to Christchurch and Wellington. In her absence the establishment will be managed by Miss D. Barnard.

West Coast Times, 17 Oct 1906: Messrs Mark Sprot & Co have for sale privately the goodwill and stock of Miss Barnard's tea rooms in Revell Street. The sale presents an excellent opportunity to a person desirous of securing a profitable going concert, as Miss Barnard has a very extensive connection.

West Coast Times, 15 Nov 1906: An important sale of Miss Barnard's stock-in-trade of her tea-rooms is announced by Messrs Mark Sprot and Co to take place to-morrow, Friday, at 2.30 o'clock.

West Coast Times, 15 Nov 1906: PRESENTATIONS AT THE WESLEYAN CHURCH. There was a numerous attendance at the Wesleyan Church last evening, when presentations were made to Miss Barnard, who is taking up her residence in Christchurch.  The Mayor referred to the loss which the community would sustain in the departure of Miss Barnard, who was always most philanthropic in her services both to the church and the community at large.

Mr Reynolds, on behalf of the congregation, presented Miss Barnard with a purse of sovereigns and a couple of silver mounted fruit dishes. He expressed the sincere regard in which Miss Barnard was held by the congregation. Mr C. Kirk returned thanks on her behalf.

Evening Post : 21 Dec 1914: DEATHS BARNARD - On the 19th Dec, at Wellington. Jessie, second daughter of the late Henry and Janet Barnard, of Hokitika. Private interment (Buried Webb plot)

Grey River Argus, 22 Dec 1914: Private word has been received in Hokitika recording the death of Miss Jessie Barnard, a former well-known resident of Hokitika, which took place at Wellington on Saturday morning. The deceased had been ill for a considerable time and was an inmate of Wellington Hospital. Miss Barnard had been a respected resident of Hokitika for many years before leaving to take up her residence in the Empire City some few years ago.. She leaves a brother and two sisters (one married) to mourn their loss. Many friends in Westland will hear the news with sorrow. (Are you able to name Elizabeth, Jessie and Dora's brother and other sister?)

4 Dora Ellen Barnard b: 03 Apr 1867 in Hokitika d: 19 Apr 1960 in Wellingon Bur: 21 Apr 1960 Cremated Karori Cemetery

1893 - On first womans electoral roll, spinster living 89 Willis Street, Wellington
1897 - City of Wellington electoral roll; Dora Ellen, Boulcott Street; spinster
1900 - Boulcott St, Wllington; Spinster; Res
1900 - Evening Post, Volume LX, Issue 27, 1 August 1900, Page 5
ST. JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION. DISTRIBUTION OF CERTIFICATES, The Sydney - street schoolroom was crowded last evening for the meeting of the Wellington centre of the St. John Ambulance Association. His Excellency the Governor presided, and among others on the stage were his Honour the Chief Justice and Lady Stout, Colonel Penton, Lieut. -Colonel Porter, members of the medical profession, the Mayor of Wellington (Mr. J. G. W. Aitken), and other leading citizens. His Excellency, who wore the insignia of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (of which he is a Knight Justice. The growth of the Ambulance Department of St. John, he said, was almost phenomenal.
First Examination in "First Aid" (women) - Dora E. Barnard, Home Nursing Examination (women) 1902 - Wellington electoral roll; living at 130 Wellington Terrace, spinster
1908 - Wellington North electoral roll; Living at 130 Wellington Terrace; spinster
1908 - Wellington East roll; living at 46 Kent Terrace; spinster
1917 - Midwife of Wellington NZ Gazette Page 1353
1917 - Dora Webb went as a nurse to South Africa - New Zealand Gazette Page 695
1921 - married widowed husband of sister Elizabeth (at marriage registered as Lora)
Evening Post, 29 Jan 1921; MARRIAGE: WEBB - BARNARD: On the 26th January, 1921, at the Somervell Presbyterian Church, Remuera. by Rev. J. Pattison, James Costin Webb to Dora Ellen Barnard; both of Wellington.
1933 - Nurse in New Zealand Gazette
Death: April 19, 1960 (94) (Myocardial degeneration)  Mar: 1921 in Wellington to James Costin Webb, widower of sister Elizabeth

5 Stillborn Barnard b: 1871 in Hokitika d: 1871 in Hokitika Bur: 03 Feb 1871 Hokitika Cem  

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