Hidden Slide Menu on Left
Below, Hursthouse Page Index
Dorothy Blanche & James Bannister
Dorothy Blanche Hursthouse was b: 26 Jun 1892 in Motueka, Nelson the youngest child born to parents Richmond (1845 – 1902) and Mary Hursthouse (1845 – 1901). She d: 7 Mar 1938 at York Bay, Wellington aged 45Y
She left Sydney, Australia and arr. 13 Apr 1914 in London, England
She mar: 1918 James Edgar John Bannister He was
b: 29 Jun 1871 in Wellington to parents Robert Elijah BANNISTER
b: 1829 in UK
Son James was a scholar of note - in Aug 1885 at Wanganui Collegiate aged 14 years: (A ) CLASS A. Bannister, James E. J., 763 marks, 80.3 per cent.
16 May 1936 PASSENGER FOR SYDNEY Ship Monawai:Mrs J E J Bannister
1 May 1937 - Dorothy was injured when she fell from a bank onto boulders on the riverbed below, while on a lone walk while on a visit to relatives at York Bay. She was not found for 30 hours and was stretchered out and taken by ambulance to Wellinton to hospital for an operation.
James and Dorothy had 3 children:
1. Richmond Grey Bannister (b: 28 Feb 1920 d: 24 SEP 2002) mar: 1950 to Diana D'oyley (b: 24 Nov 1925 in Fielding, Manawatu; she d: 1971) They have 2 sons
2. Martin Hursthouse Bannister b: 20 Apr 1922 d: 12 May 2010 mar: Peggy Patience Burnett Their 2 daughters are:
3. Shirley May Anne Bannister b: 1925; d: 27 Sep 1937 at Wanganui