Francis Chalmers Tasker

M, b. 30 July 1911, d. 16 March 2004
  • Francis Chalmers Tasker was born on 30 July 1911 in Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Tasker and Margaret Hunter Dale.
  • At the age of 27 years, Francis Chalmers Tasker married Ethel Menzies McLeod in 1939 in New Zealand.
  • On 6 December 1996,his wife, Ethel Menzies McLeod died in Ashburton, New Zealand, at age 81.
  • Francis Chalmers Tasker died on 16 March 2004 in Blenheim, New Zealand, at age 92.

Frank Tasker

M, b. 3 December 1907, d. 12 December 1907
  • Frank Tasker was born on 3 December 1907 in Timaru, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Tasker and Margaret Hunter Dale.
  • Frank Tasker died on 12 December 1907 in Timaru, New Zealand.

Frederick Timaru Tasker

M, b. 20 February 1894, d. 7 October 1935
  • Frederick Timaru Tasker was born on 20 February 1894 in Timaru, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frederick William Tasker and Helena Augusta Scarf.
  • Frederick Timaru Tasker sailed for Egypt on 4 March 1916. He was a Trooper with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10 Regiment Mounted Rifles and gave his next of kin as his father Frederick William Tasker of Salt Water Creek, Timaru. He was a tiler.
  • At the age of 28 years, 9 months and 9 days, Frederick Timaru Tasker married Ivy Sutton Robertson McCrone on 29 November 1922 in New Zealand.
  • Frederick Timaru Tasker died on 7 October 1935 in Dunedin, New Zealand, at age 41. Frederick, a carpenter fell 60 ft through a skylight at the Hillside Workshops. He died three hours after being admitted to hospital.

Frederick William Tasker

M, b. 31 March 1872, d. 3 December 1941
  • Frederick William Tasker was born on 31 March 1872 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Tasker and Susannah Primmer.
  • At the age of 21 years, 6 months and 8 days, Frederick William Tasker married Helena Augusta Scarf on 8 October 1893 in New Zealand.
  • Frederick William Tasker died on 3 December 1941 in Timaru, New Zealand, at age 69.

Children of Frederick William Tasker and Helena Augusta Scarf

George Tasker

M, b. 31 December 1867, d. 9 June 1953
  • George Tasker was born on 31 December 1867 in Hope, Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Thomas Tasker and Mary Jane Primmer.
  • At the age of 30 years, George Tasker married Martha Hannah Krammer in 1898 in New Zealand.
  • On 22 March 1952,his wife, Martha Hannah Krammer died in New Zealand.
  • George Tasker died on 9 June 1953 in Motueka, New Zealand, at age 85.
  • He was buried on 9 June 1953 in Motueka Cemetery.

Children of George Tasker and Martha Hannah Krammer

George Osmond Tasker

M, b. 18 December 1880, d. 30 March 1881
  • George Osmond Tasker was born on 18 December 1880 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Tasker and Susannah Primmer.
  • George Osmond Tasker died on 30 March 1881 in Ashburton, New Zealand.

Georgie Mabel Harriet Tasker

F, b. 10 March 1883, d. 29 November 1892
  • Georgie Mabel Harriet Tasker was born on 10 March 1883 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of James Tasker and Susannah Primmer.
  • Georgie Mabel Harriet Tasker died on 29 November 1892 in New Zealand at age 9.

Grace Tasker

F, b. 1874, d. 29 November 1958
  • Grace Tasker was born in 1874 in Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Tasker and Mary Jane Primmer.
  • At the age of 29 years, Grace Tasker married Arthur Horace Clifford on 4 January 1903 in New Zealand.
  • Grace Tasker died on 29 November 1958 in New Zealand.

Harold Vergette Tasker

M, b. 13 August 1910, d. 3 March 1994
  • Harold Vergette Tasker was born on 13 August 1910 in Wanganui, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Reginald Edgar Tasker and Gertrude Gerrard Milne.
  • Harold Vergette Tasker died on 3 March 1994 in New Zealand at age 83.

Harry Oscar Tasker

M, b. 28 May 1891, d. 5 December 1892
  • Harry Oscar Tasker was born on 28 May 1891 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Harry Oscar Tasker died on 5 December 1892 in Ashburton, New Zealand, at age 1.

Hayden Melville Tasker

M, b. 3 July 1907

Henry Tasker

M, b. 1904, d. 1904

Henry James Tasker

M, b. 28 July 1868, d. 1 April 1937
  • Henry James Tasker was born on 28 July 1868 in Waimera East, Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Tasker and Susannah Primmer.
  • At the age of 23 years, 3 months and 5 days, Henry James Tasker married Sarah Emily Davs-Covich on 2 November 1891 in New Zealand.
  • Henry James Tasker was listed as the next of kin of Hilton Covich Tasker when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 16 May 1916. He was with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and gave his next of kin as his father Henry James Tasker of 71 Conway Street, Spreyden, Christchurch. Hilton was a clerk and was assigned to the 1st NZ Cyclist Co.
  • Henry James Tasker died on 1 April 1937 in Christchurch, New Zealand, at age 68.

Children of Henry James Tasker and Sarah Emily Davs-Covich

Herbert Richmond Tasker

M, b. 2 April 1906, d. 16 March 1988
  • Herbert Richmond Tasker was born on 2 April 1906 in Timaru, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Tasker and Margaret Hunter Dale.
  • At the age of 33 years, Herbert Richmond Tasker married Mary Beryl Taylor in 1940 in New Zealand.
  • On 21 March 1978,his wife, Mary Beryl Taylor died in Ashburton, New Zealand, at age 64.
  • Herbert Richmond Tasker died on 16 March 1988 in Ashburton, New Zealand, at age 81.

Hilton Covich Tasker

M, b. 3 April 1895, d. 1980
  • Hilton Covich Tasker was born on 3 April 1895 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Henry James Tasker and Sarah Emily Davs-Covich.
  • Hilton Covich Tasker sailed for the Suez Canal, Egypt on 16 May 1916. He was with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and gave his next of kin as his father Henry James Tasker of 71 Conway Street, Spreyden, Christchurch. Hilton was a clerk and was assigned to the 1st NZ Cyclist Co.
  • At the age of 30 years, 10 months and 21 days, Hilton Covich Tasker married Alice Mary Thompson on 24 February 1926 in New Zealand.
  • In 1967,his wife, Alice Mary Thompson died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Hilton Covich Tasker died in 1980 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Iris Ruby Tasker

F, b. 4 March 1895, d. 14 December 1957
  • Iris Ruby Tasker was born on 4 March 1895 in Timaru, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick William Tasker and Helena Augusta Scarf.
  • At the age of 28 years, 6 months and 21 days, Iris Ruby Tasker married Percy Alfred Foden on 25 September 1923 in New Zealand.
  • Iris Ruby Tasker died on 14 December 1957 in Timaru, New Zealand, at age 62.

James Tasker

M, b. 16 September 1841, d. 27 November 1916
  • James Tasker was born on 16 September 1841 in Leeds, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Tasker and Elizabeth Nussey.
  • At the age of 24 years, 3 months and 11 days, James Tasker married Susannah Primmer, daughter of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst, on 27 December 1865 in Richmond, New Zealand. James was a butcher. They were both from Richmond.
  • James Tasker died on 27 November 1916 in Ashburton, New Zealand, at age 75. His obituary appeared in the Ashburton Guardian - "Mr James Tasker, an old resident of Ashburton, died at his residence, Oxford Street, Hampstead, this morning. Deceased, who, was born in Yorkshire, England, came out to the colonies when a youth, and was educated in Melbourne, for the teaching profession, but the state of his health precluded his continuing in that vocation. He came to New Zealand, arriving in October, 1861. After residing at Richmond for a time he settled in Geraldine, and 38 years ago came to reside in Ashburton, where he established a butchery business. Some years ago he retired from business, and during latter years had not enjoyed the best of health. For a time he took an active part in the Masonic Lodge in Ashburton. He leaves a widow and five sons to mourn their loss."

Children of James Tasker and Susannah Primmer

Madge Frances Tasker

F, b. 20 September 1902, d. 2005

Nelson Hazelhurst Tasker

M, b. 5 September 1899, d. 11 May 1959
  • Nelson Hazelhurst Tasker was born on 5 September 1899 in Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Henry James Tasker and Sarah Emily Davs-Covich.
  • At the age of 24 years, 9 months and 12 days, Nelson Hazelhurst Tasker married Rewi Meri Donald on 17 June 1924 in New Zealand.
  • Nelson Hazelhurst Tasker died on 11 May 1959 in Leeston, New Zealand, at age 59.

Nelson Syndar Tasker

M, b. 13 March 1889, d. 19 January 1891
  • Nelson Syndar Tasker was born on 13 March 1889 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Nelson Syndar Tasker died on 19 January 1891 in Ashburton, New Zealand, at age 1.

Neville Clutha Tasker

M, b. 10 July 1919, d. 30 September 1937
  • Neville Clutha Tasker was born on 10 July 1919 in Wellington, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Ormonde Gladstone Tasker and Margaret Welby.
  • On 17 May 1930,Neville Clutha Tasker's mother, Margaret Welby died in Auckland, New Zealand. After Margaret's death Ormonde placed the children in State care.
  • Neville Clutha Tasker died on 30 September 1937 in Auckland, New Zealand, at age 18.

Norman Clifford Tasker

M, b. 17 August 1918, d. 16 October 1975
  • Norman Clifford Tasker was born on 17 August 1918 in Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Clifford Aubrey Tasker and Ethel Simpson.
  • Norman Clifford Tasker died on 16 October 1975 in Christchurch, New Zealand, at age 57.

Ormonde Gladstone Tasker

M, b. 3 March 1899, d. 8 February 1969
  • Ormonde Gladstone Tasker was born on 3 March 1899 in Geraldine, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • At the age of 20 years, 7 months and 26 days, Ormonde Gladstone Tasker married Margaret Welby on 29 October 1919 in New Zealand.
  • On 17 May 1930,his wife, Margaret Welby died in Auckland, New Zealand. After Margaret's death Ormonde placed the children in State care.
  • At the age of 31 years, Ormonde Gladstone Tasker married Mary Te kiri Kite in 1931 in New Zealand.
  • Ormonde Gladstone Tasker died on 8 February 1969 in Auckland, New Zealand, at age 69.

Child of Ormonde Gladstone Tasker and Margaret Welby

Percy Clarence Tasker

M, b. 26 August 1893, d. 15 May 1960
  • Percy Clarence Tasker was born on 26 August 1893 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Percy Clarence Tasker sailed for Liverpool, England on 21 November 1917. He was a Private with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade ,32nd Reinforcements F Company. Percy was a former barman and gave his next of kin as his mother Amelia of North-east belt, Ashburton.
  • Percy Clarence Tasker died on 15 May 1960 in Devonport, New Zealand, at age 66.

Ralph Lancelot Tasker

M, b. 11 December 1908, d. 16 May 1981
  • Ralph Lancelot Tasker was born on 11 December 1908 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Reginald Edgar Tasker and Gertrude Gerrard Milne.
  • At the age of 20 years, 10 months and 15 days, Ralph Lancelot Tasker married Phyllis Christina Sleyer on 26 October 1929.
  • Ralph Lancelot Tasker died on 16 May 1981 in Wanganui, New Zealand, at age 72.

Reginald Edgar Tasker

M, b. 10 September 1876, d. 24 January 1947
  • Reginald Edgar Tasker was born on 10 September 1876 in Geraldton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Tasker and Susannah Primmer.
  • At the age of 25 years, 7 months and 28 days, Reginald Edgar Tasker married Gertrude Gerrard Milne on 8 May 1902 in Registrar Office, Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • On 26 April 1915 Reginald was fined £10, the maximum penalty, for supplying liquor to an unauthorised person.
  • Reginald Edgar Tasker sailed for Plymouth, England on 18 December 1915. He was a sapper with the tunnelling company. He gave his next of kin as his mother Sarah of Ashburton.
  • On 11 March 1916 the Press reported that R E Tasker of the Engineers Tunnelling Corps had been admitted to the Falmouth Hospital with acute gastritis.
  • On 16 June 1944,their son, Bernard Cyril Tasker died in France at age 31.
  • Reginald Edgar Tasker died on 24 January 1947 in Wanganui, New Zealand, at age 70.

Children of Reginald Edgar Tasker and Gertrude Gerrard Milne

Reginald Ernest Tasker

M, b. 24 January 1888, d. 18 October 1888
  • Reginald Ernest Tasker was born on 24 January 1888 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Reginald Ernest Tasker died on 18 October 1888 in Ashburton, New Zealand.

Royce James Primmer Tasker

M, b. 22 September 1892, d. 13 January 1981
  • Royce James Primmer Tasker was born on 22 September 1892 in Ashburton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Henry James Tasker and Sarah Emily Davs-Covich.
  • At the age of 32 years, 5 months and 3 days, Royce James Primmer Tasker married Cecilia Russell on 25 February 1925 in New Zealand.
  • Royce James Primmer Tasker died on 13 January 1981 in Christchurch, New Zealand, at age 88.

Ruby Tasker

F, b. 31 December 1907, d. 24 September 1992
  • Ruby Tasker was born on 31 December 1907 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of George Tasker and Martha Hannah Krammer.
  • Ruby Tasker died on 24 September 1992 in Nelson, New Zealand, at age 84.

Sal Francis Tasker

M, b. 1 February 1909, d. 31 August 1997