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James Guilford & Emma Schwass

James and Emma's family:
Wilfred, Grace, 2nd wife Emma nee Schwass, Donald and Winifred Guildford

James Guilford (b: 01 May 1841 in Llanvair, Abergavenny, Wales; d: 02 Jan 1898 in Halcombe Bur: Halcombe Cemetery Row 11, Plot 10)  mar: on 6th Apr 1892 in Eastown, Wanganui to his 2nd wife Emma Elizabeth Johannah Schwass (b: 09 Nov 1865 in Upper Moutere, Nelson - her father: Christian Ernst* Heinrich (Ernest Henry) Schwass and mother: Anna (Annie) Sophia Maria Rose; Emma d: 28 Sep 1945 in Auckland, Bur: Waikumete Cem.)

They had four children:

i. GRACE MYRTLE SCHWASS b: Jan 07, 1891 at Wellington; d: March 13, 1979, Auckland; mar; ARTHUR WILLIAM PALMER on Mar 06, 1913 at Wanganui; Arthur was b: June 27, 1882, Blickling, Norfolk, UK; and d: Dec 04, 1972, Auckland. They had four children.

ii. WILFRED JAMES GUILDFORD b: Jan 06, 1893, Wanganui; d: April 02, 1976, Levin; mar: (1) GERTRUDE AMELIA GOEBEL on May 19, 1915; (They divorced and she remarried 1945) 

Wilf married (2) ALYS ISOBEL FALKNER NEE WILSON on Oct 04, 1944 at Wellington. She was b: May 01, 1901 at Napier; d: August 07, 1983, Levin and bur: at Levin Cem. They had a daughter.

iii. WINIFRED VERA GUILDFORD b: Nov 28, 1894 at Wanganui; d: Sept 02, 1987, New Lynn, Auckland and was bur: Waikumete Cem; She mar: (1) WILSON BENSON ROUTLEY on May 23, 1917 at Napier; he was b: Nov 06, 1890, Lower Hutt and d: March 11, 1957, Hamilton; bur: Taumarunui Cem.  They had 2 sons.

Win remarried to STUART ARCHER WELLS on Feb 22, 1962 at Hamilton; he was b: June 25, 1892 and d: 1968; Bur; Purewa Cem.

iv. DONALD BERNARD GUILDFORD b: Oct 01, 1896, Wanganui; d: Feb 19, 1982 at Henderson, Auckland; Bur: Waikumete Cem. Don mar: HILDA WYRILL on Jan 30, 1919, Yorkshire, England. They separated and remarried in 1960; She was b; Dec 27, 1889, York, U.K. and d; July 11, 1979, Auckland. They had 3 children

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