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Leonard Chambers & Laura Barnard

LEONARD ARTHUR BARNARD was the 5th born of 12 children (8 sons) to Charles Thomas and Elizabeth Annie Barnard. He was b: 27 Dec 1878 in Tinwald, Ashburton, Bapt: 16 Feb 1879, Leeston and d: 06 May 1954 in Christchurch, Canterbury. He mar: 6th Jul 1905 in Christchurch to JANE CONSTANCE DALTON, the daughter of THOMAS and BRIDGET DALTON. She was the 4th of 12 children b; 15 Apr 1875 in Christchurch. After her husband's death she lived at Swanns Road, Richmond, ChCh where she d: 24 Jul 1958 aged 83Y. Her bur: took place Sat, 26 July 1958  at Ruru Lawn Cem.Plot 77, Block 8 with her husband

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1890 - Star, 12 Dec. - PRIZE DISTRIBUTIONS. The Marist Brothers' School, Barbadoes Street. This morning the scholars attending the Marist Brothers' Catholic schools assembled to receive their annual awards Standard 111. (Upper division) Leonard Barnard

1902 - Chch electoral roll; living at Andover St, storeman with brother Francis, labourer

1908 - Chch East electoral roll; living at 2 Willow St, storeman with wife Jane and brother Francis

WW1 - Category 2nd Reserves; living 11 Essex St, Linwood, ChCh; Occupation - Storeman; Classification E

1914 - Chch North electoral roll; living at 18 Moa Place; storeman with wife Jane

1922 - Avon electoral roll; living at 38 Percy St, storeman with wife Jane

1929 - Storeman, 30 Strickland St, Sydenham, ChCh

1931 - Chch South electoral roll; living at 30 Strickland St, storeman with wife Jane and sons Edward Joseph; linotype operator and Francis Holland; painter

1938 - Chch South electoral roll; Storeman living with wife at 30 Strickland Street, Sydenham ChCh; and sons Leonard Arthur (jnr) carpenter; and Edward Joseph Linotype operator

1943 - Chch South electoral roll; living at 30 Strickland St, Sydenham storeman with wife Jane and son Leonard Arthur

 Leonard was a hall Caretaker when he died 6 May 1954 aged 77Y 

Their Children are:

i JOSEPH EDWARD* BARNARD (b. 28 Sep 1905, Hororata; Occ. Linotypist; d. 14 Oct 1959,  54Y at  43 Swanns Road, ChCh 54Y; bur: Saturday, 17 Oct 1959 Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Block no: 9 Plot no: 183) mar: 1941 to BETTY VALERIE FRANCES FERGUSON, b. 21 Mar 1913, Christchurch; d. 21 Dec 1986, Princess Margaret Hospital, Chch age 73Y.

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1931 Chch South electoral roll; living at 30 Strickland St; linotype operator; with widowed mother Jane

1943 Chch South electoral Roll; living at 13 Meadowville Av, linotype operator with wife Betty

1954 Sydenham electoral roll; living at 13 Meadowville Av; linotype operator with wife Betty

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1921 School Records Name  Betty Frances Valerie FERGUSON; School Cashmere; Admission Date - 21 Sep 1921

1960 Avon electoral roll; living at 321 Woodham Rd, married

1960 Christchurch Central electoral roll; living at 13 Swanns Rd; widow

1963 Avon electoral roll; Living at 321 Woodham Rd; widow

1975 Christchurch central electoral roll; living at 321 Woodham Rd; Widow

1984 Christchurch Central electoral Roll living at 321 Woodham Rd Christchurch Central Widow

Their children:

i Donald Leonard Edward Barnard b: Chch, Canterbury mar Lynette Shirley - Their family: 

Stuart Donald; Scott Trevor; Heather Jean Barnard

ii Merryl Jeanette Anne Barnard mar: James Robert Little Their children:

James Edward and Georgina Merryl Felicity Ann Little

ii. RITA CONSTANCE BARNARD (b. 2 Jan 1907, Chch, Canterbury; d. 31 Jul 1985, Rotorua 78Y C/R Rotorua) mar. 1928 to CLARKE TINDALL (b. 24 Nov 1906 to Arthur Tindall and mother Edith Davis; d. 6 Dec 1968, Chch Age 63Y Ruru Cem: Chch)

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1916 School Records; Name TINDALL Clarke; School Christchurch East; Admission Date 16 Feb

1928 CTB Employee Record; Name TINDALL Clarke; Date 4 Jan 1928; End date 19 Jan 1928; Occupation Labourer; Info: Canterbury Tramways Museum

Their son is Rex Tindall mar: to Tricia O'Connell They have 5 children: .

Carolyn mar; ? Webley; Helen; Katrina; Geoffrey and Michelle Tindall 

iii. ARTHUR LEONARD BARNARD (b. 08 Jul 1908, Little River, Chch, Canterbury; d. 7 Sep 1961, Chch, Canterbury 53Y; bur: Saturday, 9 September 1961 Plot 91, Block 9 at Ruru Lawn Cem) mar. 1943 to LILIAN PEACHEY  (b. 1919; d. Sep 1998)

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1938 Chch south electoral roll; living at 30 Strickland St with his parents; Arthur is a carpenter and brother Edward, linotype operator

Military service: No 6200 2nd NZEF NZ Inf. Rank S/Sergeant

1943 Stones Directory - Storeman, 30 Strickland St, ChCh

1954 Christhurch Central electoral roll; living at 18 Robsen Avenue; carpenter; with wife Lilian

Arthur was a Carpenter & lived in Neville St, Spreydon

iv. FRANCIS ALBERT BARNARD (b. 24 Mar 1910, Christchurch; d. 28 Sep 1982, Chch) mar. (1) 1937 to FRANCES MARY FEATHERS, ; b. 1922, Dunedin; d. 12 Dec 1940, Christchurch 28Y; At time of death, Living 47 Selwyn Street. She had been living in the province for five years. Bur: 15 Dec 1940 ANDERSONS BAY; Location Block 42A . Plot 0090

FRANCIS ALBERT BARNARD mar. (2) 1946 to MARGARET JOAN GIBLETT (b. 21 Mar 1916; d. 30 Nov 2006 ChCh)

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1938 Christchurch South electoral roll; living at 47 Selwyn St, stereotyper with wife Frances

1943 Christchurch South electoral roll; living at 47 Selwyn St, stereotyper;

1954 Sydenham electoral roll; living at 130 Ferry Rd; grocer with wife Margaret

1954 St Albans electorate; living at 117 Calidonian Rd; confectioner with wife Margaret

1963 Sydenham electorate; 14 Evesham Crescent; Company manager with wife Margaret

1975 Sydenham electorate; living at 35 Fisher Av, superviser with wife Margaret

1981 Sydenham electorate; 48 Albert St; Superviser


1981 Sydenham Electorate; living at 48 Selwyn St; Hsewfe

1984 Sydenham Electorate; living at 48 Selwyn St; widow

1990 Sydenham electorate; living 48 Selwyn St; widow

1996 Ilam Electorate; living at 29 Villa Grove; widow

These people lived long and productive lives - can you help with information or their photos so that they will be known and remembered by their extended family whom they may have never meet.

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