Alice Eyles

F, b. 21 June 1856, d. 11 January 1919
  • Alice Eyles was born on 21 June 1856 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • At the age of 19 years, 8 months and 1 day, Alice Eyles married Thomas Philip Howard on 22 February 1876 in New Zealand.
  • Alice Eyles died on 11 January 1919 in New Zealand at age 62.

Children of Alice Eyles and Thomas Philip Howard

Alice Amelia Eyles

F, b. 29 July 1894, d. 29 May 1970
  • Alice Amelia Eyles was born on 29 July 1894 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Eyles and Amelia Mytton.
  • At the age of 20 years, 9 months and 7 days, Alice Amelia Eyles married Ernest McKellar Green on 6 May 1915 in New Zealand.
  • Alice Amelia Eyles died on 29 May 1970 in New Zealand at age 75.

Alice Ivy Eyles

F, b. 1909, d. 1949
  • Alice Ivy Eyles was born in 1909 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Winifred Clara Eyles.
  • At the age of 19 years, Alice Ivy Eyles married Gilbert Logan Campbell McCallum on 28 January 1928 in New Zealand.
  • Alice Ivy Eyles died in 1949 in New Zealand.

Alick Eyles

M, b. 15 December 1888, d. 29 October 1917

Alick Eyles 1888-1917 - Killed in France. Photo thanks to Helen
  • Alick Eyles was born on 15 December 1888 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frederick Eyles and Clara Martha Mytton.
  • Alick Eyles enlisted in the Army in 1916. He embarked on the Port Lyttelton from Wellington on 16 December 1916 with the 11th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, (H Company). His next of kin was listed as his mother, Mrs C Eyles of Takaka, Nelson. He served as a Rifleman with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade and was fatally injured.
  • Alick Eyles died on 29 October 1917 in Belgium at age 28.
  • He was buried in France.

Allan Charles Eyles

M, b. 13 October 1928, d. 6 September 2004
  • Allan Charles Eyles was born on 13 October 1928 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Albert Edward John Eyles and Ilean May Newport.
  • Allan Charles Eyles died on 6 September 2004 at age 75. He was living at 54 Ferguson Stree, Stoke, Nelson at the time.
  • He was cremated and his ashes are located in the Rose Garden at Marsden Cemetery.

Amelia Eyles

F, b. 14 September 1816, d. 1 July 1889

Amelia Holdaway (nee Eyles) 1816-1889 - daughter of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer - Photo courtesy of Helen
  • Amelia Eyles was born on 14 September 1816 in East Meon, Hampshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer.
  • At the age of 18 years, 9 months and 20 days, Amelia Eyles married Thomas Cresswell, son of William Cresswell and Jane Jackson, on 4 July 1835 in England. The marriage record showed them as Amelia Eales and Tom Crosswell.)
  • Amelia Eyles immigrated to New Zealand on 24 September 1841. The Eyles family left from London in the Mary Ann, captained by Bolton arriving at Nelson NZ on 5 February 1842. They were part of the second fleet of ships commissioned by The New Zealand Company to bring settlers to the area around Nelson on the South Island of New Zealand. With Amelia aged 26, were children William 6, Eliza 4, Mary 2 and Charles aged three weeks and her 15 year old brother in law Edward Cresswell (although his name is not on the passenger list) as well as her parents and siblings. Her husband Thomas had travelled on a different ship, the Whitby, which had been part of the first fleet sent to Nelson headed by Captain Wakefield. The NZ Company Embarkment Register shows that Amelia was 26, and that her husband Thomas was with the preliminary expedition. She had four children with her, boys aged 6 and 3 weeks and two girls 4 and 2. Her husband was Thomas aged 26 and their address at the time of application was Medsted, Hampshire. The children were 5, 3, and 1 1/2 at that time. Bett's list of passengers gives the children as William 6, Elizabeth 4, Mary 2 and Charles 3 weeks. It also lists Edward Cresswell aged 15, a labourer.
    Bay of Nelson, South Island New Zealand
  • On 22 November 1841,her husband, Thomas Cresswell died at age 27. He had contracted typhoid and took ill while he was still on the Whitby. He was transferred to the Will Watch for special care and nursing but died just before they reached Nelson.
  • At the age of 25 years, 10 months and 24 days, Amelia Eyles married John Holdaway, son of Edward Holdaway and Mary Baker, on 7 August 1842 in New Zealand. They were married the same day as Amelia's sister Mary to David Norgate.The marriage was most likely from necessity as John had four young children to care for and Amelia had two. They went on to have another 11 children. The certificate shows that John was a labourer born Lasham, a widower. Amelia was from Madshad (Medsted), a widow. They were married by Charles Waring, sexton. John signed with his mark as did Amelia. Present were Thomas Samuel Tidd, Elizabeth Tidd and Mary Norgate.
  • In February 1861,their daughter, Ada Amelia Holdaway died in New Zealand at age 1. She died from diphtheria as did her brother Albert.
  • On 2 September 1888,her husband, John Holdaway died in New Zealand at age 84.
  • Amelia Eyles died on 1 July 1889 in Richmond, New Zealand, at age 72. Her death certificate shows she was 72 years old, and died of morbus cordis (heart disease). She had been married aged 20 to Thomas Cresswell in Hampshire and again at 25 to John Holdaway. She had 10 surviving children M. 26,36,38,43,44,51 F. 30,40,42,50.
  • She was buried on 4 July 1889 in Richmond Cemetery.

Children of Amelia Eyles and Thomas Cresswell

Children of Amelia Eyles and John Holdaway

Amy Gertrude Eyles

F, b. 23 June 1875, d. 1945
  • Amy Gertrude Eyles was born on 23 June 1875 in Wairau, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Eyles and Selina Higgins.
  • At the age of 16 years, 5 months and 2 days, Amy Gertrude Eyles married William George Stanton on 25 November 1891 in New Zealand.
  • Amy Gertrude Eyles died in 1945 in New Zealand.

Children of Amy Gertrude Eyles and William George Stanton

Amy Louisa Eyles

F, b. 27 January 1887, d. 1966

Ann Eyles

F, b. 9 May 1828, d. 6 March 1907

Ann Cresswell (nee Eyles) 1828-1907. Photo thanks to Helen Jennings

  • Ann Eyles was born on 9 May 1828 in Lasham, Hampshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer.
  • Ann Eyles was baptized on 15 June 1828 in Hampshire.
  • She immigrated on 24 September 1841 to South Island, New Zealand, with Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer. The Eyles family - Daniel 44, an agricultural labourer, Jane 44, Mary 23, a servant, William 18, and agricultural labourer, Jane 16 a servant, John 11, Benjamin 10, Ann 13 and Ezra 2 left from London on the Mary Ann, captained by Bolton arriving at Nelson NZ on 5 February 1842. They were part of the second fleet of ships commissioned by The New Zealand Company to bring settlers to the area around Nelson on the South Island of New Zealand. Their daughter Amelia's husband Thomas Cresswell was on the Whitby, part of the first fleet sent to settle Nelson. Ezra Eyles died on the voyage. The family encountered very hard conditions. They lived in a hut made of Manuka and clay while other families endured in houses consisting of four poles and a fern leaf roof. According to family hearsay one poor man was brought to the Eyles home and laid on the mud floor because his house was not weather proof. It is also said that Jane and her daughter Ann collected flat stones from the river, and using some clay Daniel had collected to plug holes in the wall, build an "oven around the wall and put in what they called on ship a boulli tin for a flue". That was the first chimney. Conditions were wet for the first few months and sickness was rife. Then when the New Zealand Company went broke food was scarce. Over a five week period they only had one loaf of bread in the house and could not purchase tea and sugar. If not for the potatoes they would have starved and Daniel found it difficult to find work. Anne had waited in line for more than an hour sometimes and then missed out at the bakehouse. The family didn't own the land but were squatters.
    The entry in the Embarkation Register for the family is Eyles, Daniel (wife Jane), agric labourer, 44; 3 boys 11,10,3; 1 girl 13. Mary servant 23; William agric labourer 18; Jane servant 16. Their address on the application register was Lasham. The family was recommended by a M Crowley.
  • At the age of 18 years, 4 months and 3 days, Ann Eyles married Edward Cresswell, son of William Cresswell and Jane Jackson, on 12 September 1846 in New Zealand. Edward was the younger brother of Thomas Cresswell - husband of Ann's sister Amelia, and had travelled to New Zealand on the Mary Ann.
    At the time they were married Edward was working for a man called Martin for two shillings a week.
    Anne's brother Benjamin lived with them.
    They had a total of twelve children over the next 21 years.
  • Ann Eyles died on 6 March 1907 in New Zealand at age 78.
  • She was buried in Stoke, New Zealand.

Children of Ann Eyles and Edward Cresswell

Ann Eyles

F, b. 4 October 1803

Ann Eyles

F, b. 24 April 1864, d. 1864
  • Ann Eyles died in 1864 in New Zealand.
  • She was born on 24 April 1864 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John Eyles and Mary Driscoll.

Anna Eyles

F, b. 18 May 1860, d. 17 January 1935
  • Anna Eyles was born on 18 May 1860 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • At the age of 16 years, 10 months and 20 days, Anna Eyles married Edward Mytton, son of Edward Mytton and Martha Unknown, on 7 April 1877 in New Zealand.
  • On 22 March 1908,Anna Eyles's mother, Amelia Catherine Thorn died in New Zealand at age 81. Catherine's death was announced in the Nelson Evening Mail :- DEATH. EYLES.— On March 22nd, 1908, Catherine Amelia, relict of the late William Eyles, of Richmond, aged 82 years, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs Edward Mytton, Thorpe.
  • Anna Eyles died on 17 January 1935 in New Zealand at age 74.
  • She was buried on 19 January 1935 in Richmond Cemetery.

Children of Anna Eyles and Edward Mytton

Annie Eyles

F, b. 1883, d. 18 December 1961
  • Annie Eyles was born in 1883 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Nugent Eyles and Mary Thomas.
  • At the age of 21 years, Annie Eyles married William Gridley on 21 July 1904 in New Zealand.
  • Annie Eyles died on 18 December 1961 in New Zealand.

Child of Annie Eyles and William Gridley

Arthur Norman Eyles

M, b. 19 November 1899, d. 31 July 1918
  • Arthur Norman Eyles was born on 19 November 1899 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Charles Eyles and Amelia Mytton.
  • Arthur Norman Eyles died on 31 July 1918 in New Zealand at age 18.
  • He was buried in Dovedale Cemetery. He was buried next to his father and later his mother.

Ashley Charles Eyles

M, b. 7 June 1908, d. 30 January 1984
  • Ashley Charles Eyles was born on 7 June 1908 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Oliver Charles Eyles and Sarah Beatrice Win.
  • At the age of 26 years, Ashley Charles Eyles married Doris Ernestine Duncan in 1935 in New Zealand.
  • Ashley Charles Eyles died on 30 January 1984 in New Zealand at age 75. He was from the Napier District.
  • He was cremated in Hastings Crematorium.

Barbara Eyles

F, b. circa 1914

Benjamin Eyles

M, b. 15 January 1833, d. 25 May 1882

Benjamin Eyles (1833-1881) and his sister Mary (1818-1888). Photo Courtesy of Helen Jennings
  • Benjamin Eyles was born on 15 January 1833 in Lasham, Hampshire, England.
  • He was the son of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer.
  • Benjamin Eyles was baptized on 25 May 1833 in Hampshire, England.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Benjamin Eyles was living in the household of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer in Lasham. Daniel is shown as a 45 year old agricultural labourer, living with his wife Jane also 45, sons John 10, Ben 8, and Ezra 3, and daughter Esther(daughter of Elizabeth) aged 7.
  • Benjamin Eyles immigrated on 24 September 1841 to South Island, New Zealand, with Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer. The Eyles family - Daniel 44, an agricultural labourer, Jane 44, Mary 23, a servant, William 18, and agricultural labourer, Jane 16 a servant, John 11, Benjamin 10, Ann 13 and Ezra 2 left from London on the Mary Ann, captained by Bolton arriving at Nelson NZ on 5 February 1842. They were part of the second fleet of ships commissioned by The New Zealand Company to bring settlers to the area around Nelson on the South Island of New Zealand. Their daughter Amelia's husband Thomas Cresswell was on the Whitby, part of the first fleet sent to settle Nelson. Ezra Eyles died on the voyage. The family encountered very hard conditions. They lived in a hut made of Manuka and clay while other families endured in houses consisting of four poles and a fern leaf roof. According to family hearsay one poor man was brought to the Eyles home and laid on the mud floor because his house was not weather proof. It is also said that Jane and her daughter Ann collected flat stones from the river, and using some clay Daniel had collected to plug holes in the wall, build an "oven around the wall and put in what they called on ship a boulli tin for a flue". That was the first chimney. Conditions were wet for the first few months and sickness was rife. Then when the New Zealand Company went broke food was scarce. Over a five week period they only had one loaf of bread in the house and could not purchase tea and sugar. If not for the potatoes they would have starved and Daniel found it difficult to find work. Anne had waited in line for more than an hour sometimes and then missed out at the bakehouse. The family didn't own the land but were squatters.
    The entry in the Embarkation Register for the family is Eyles, Daniel (wife Jane), agric labourer, 44; 3 boys 11,10,3; 1 girl 13. Mary servant 23; William agric labourer 18; Jane servant 16. Their address on the application register was Lasham. The family was recommended by a M Crowley.
  • As a child Benjamin contracted polio which left him with severe disabilities. Benjamin was a bachelor who lived with his sister Ann and her husband Edward Cresswell.
  • Daniel, William and Benjamin Eyles names were amonst those who partitioned to the Government for additional funding for Public infrastructure for the Nelson District. The letter was published in the Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle on 9 September 1848.
  • Benjamin Eyles died on 25 May 1882 in Stoke, Waimea, New Zealand, at age 49. His death certificate showed he was a labourer and died of paralysis.
  • He was buried on 28 May 1882 in Stoke, New Zealand. The cemetery record gives his year of death as 1881 and date of burial as 30 May.

Beverly Eyles

F, b. circa 1913

Catherine Elizabeth Eyles

F, b. 10 March 1858, d. 10 December 1902
  • Catherine Elizabeth Eyles was also known as Kate.
  • She was born on 10 March 1858 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • At the age of 16 years, 9 months and 19 days, Catherine Elizabeth Eyles married Charles William Lucas on 29 December 1874 in New Zealand.
  • At the age of 33 years, 9 months and 20 days, Catherine Elizabeth Eyles married Daniel Scarlett on 30 December 1891 in New Zealand.
  • Catherine Elizabeth Eyles died on 10 December 1902 in New Zealand at age 44.

Child of Catherine Elizabeth Eyles and Charles William Lucas

Cecilia Higgins Eyles

F, b. 4 February 1860, d. 14 May 1927
  • Cecilia Higgins Eyles was born on 4 February 1860 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Eyles and Selina Higgins.
  • At the age of 19 years, 9 months and 17 days, Cecilia Higgins Eyles married Robert Henry Witt on 21 November 1879 in New Zealand.
  • Cecilia Higgins Eyles and Robert Henry Witt lived in Te Popo at the time their son William Wallace left Wellington for the Suez
    on 16 October 1914.
  • Cecilia Higgins Eyles and Robert Henry Wittwere living in Mountain Road, Statford, when their son Charles Henry was killed in action in France
    on 10 May 1918.
  • Cecilia Higgins Eyles died on 14 May 1927 in Huinga, Statford, New Zealand, at age 67.

Children of Cecilia Higgins Eyles and Robert Henry Witt

Child of Cecilia Higgins Eyles and William Henry Mills

Charles Eyles

M, b. 26 January 1821, d. 5 April 1886

Charles Eyles 1821-1886. Thanks to Helen Jennings

  • Charles Eyles was born on 26 January 1821 in Lasham, England.
  • He was the son of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer.
  • Charles Eyles was christened on 11 February 1821 in Lasham, Hampshire, England.
  • He enlisted in the Army. In 1843 he was part of the Northampton Regiment.
  • At the age of 22 years, 2 months and 23 days, Charles Eyles married Mary Ann Dunkley, daughter of Thomas Dunkley and Mary Smith, on 18 April 1843 in Northamptonshire, England. Both were of full age. He was a Private in the 11th Regiment of Foot. They were living at Regent Street at the time. He was sent to Australia as a convict guard. He and Mary Ann were stationed in Hobart, Tasmania. A Mrs Eyles arrived in Hobart on the Enterprise from London on 17 February, 1844. The ship left Cowes on 1 November 1843 and amongst the passengers were a Mr and Mrs Dunkley and several children.
    Their first child Henry was born in Hobart in 1844 but he died that year. Another son was born in 1847 in Hobart. He too died an infant in 1847. Charles left the army and moved to Geelong in Victoria where two daughters, Harriet and Elizabeth were born. A Mrs Eyles arrived from Geelong with two children on 20 November 1852 on the Flying Fish - perhaps the family returned to Tasmania before leaving for New Zealand.
  • Charles Eyles and Mary Ann Dunkley immigrated to New Zealand on 22 December 1852. Charles came from Melbourne, Australia in the Spray with his wife Mary Ann and daughters Elizabeth and Harriet. Charles was described as a 27 year old digger (he may have tried his luck at the gold fields). Mary Ann was 25.
  • Charles was known to the family as "Naughty Charles" and is said to have fathered a number of other children, one by the name of Prog Stratford.
  • On 1 July 1854 William Eyles and brother Charles appeared on the Electoral Roll list for Waimae East, published in the Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle on 1 July 1854.
  • On 18 February 1855 a notice appeared in the Colonist newspaper stating that " On the application of Constable Knapp a prohibition order was granted prohibiting any licensed person in the Stoke Licensing District from selling to Mary Ann Eyles of Richmond any liquor for the space of one year."
  • Family hearsay has it that Mary Ann was an alcoholic, and the marriage was not a happy one. On 26 September 1855 Charles placed the following advertisement in the Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle ."CAUTION TO THE PUBLIC. Whereas my wife, Mrs Mary Ann Eyles, has left her home without any provocation on my part, I hereby give notice that I will not be responsible for any debts she may contract. Charles Eyles, Waimea East, 18 September 1855".
    Mary Ann must have returned home as a son, Walter was born the following November.
  • About 1859 Charles Eyles began living with Selina Higgins in New Zealand. Selina was the granddaughter of Mary Higgins, the second wife of Charles's father Daniel. She lived just across the road from Charles and Mary Ann with her grandmother. Selina was 23 and Charles in his late 30's.
    Charles left his wife Mary Ann in Richmond and went to live in Blenheim with Selina and the children. Selina gave birth to their first child, Cecilia, in February 1860, just over three months after Mary Ann had given birth to Charles Samuel Eyles late October 1859. All of the children of the relationship are registered in Blenheim Courthouse under the name of EYLES, the name by which they were known.
  • Between 1866 and 1868 Charles was a provincial council member for the Lower Wairau District.
  • In 1883 Charles and his sons must have been having problems with people coming on to his land. He placed the following advertisement in the Marlborough Express on 19 March 1883 -
    "Notice. Any Persons trespassing on our Land in search of Game, will be prosecuted as the law directs, CHARLES EYLES, WALTER N. EYLES, CHARLES EYLES Jnr, Blenheim"

    According to the 1882 Freeholders Census, Charles was a farmer at Dovedale, Waimea and had 131 acres of land worth £400. On the same census Selina owned 150 acres at Blenheim with the value of £1400. This land was mortgaged to her son Albert Edward in 1866 after his father Charles had died.
  • Charles Eyles died on 5 April 1886 in Grovetown, New Zealand, at age 65. His death certificate showed he died of cellulitus of the scalp and exhaustion. His living children were listed as Walter 28, Elizabeth 37, Harriet 35, Charlotte 33, Esther 30. His children by Selina were not recorded.
  • He was buried on 6 April 1886 in Omaka (Taylor) Cemetery. His grave is not marked.
  • He left a will. On his death Charles left half his property to Albert and half to Walter. Albert's mother, Selina purchased the property from Charles’s estate, and then the next day sold it to Albert for £600. It was mortgaged to Selina and repaid by 1898.

Children of Charles Eyles and Mary Ann Dunkley

Children of Charles Eyles and Selina Higgins

Charles Eyles

M, b. circa 1757, d. August 1822
  • Charles Eyles was also known as Erles or Eales.
  • He was born circa 1757. He was possibly born at Monk Sherborne, Hampshire.
  • Charles Eyles married Hannah Phillips, daughter of Charles Phillips and Jane Harris, on 6 June 1785 in North Waltham, Hampshire.
  • Charles Eyles died in August 1822.
  • He was buried on 11 August 1822 in North Waltham, Hampshire.

Children of Charles Eyles and Hannah Phillips

Charles Eyles

M, b. 23 May 1851, d. 31 March 1905
  • Charles Eyles was born on 23 May 1851 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • At the age of 25 years, 10 months and 15 days, Charles Eyles married Amelia Mytton on 7 April 1877 in New Zealand.
  • On 31 January 1883,his daughter, Frances Amelia Eyles died in New Zealand at age 1. Frances' death was announced in the Nelson Evening Mail :-Eyles- January 31. at Richmond. Frances Amelia Eyles the beloved daughter of Charles and Amelia Eyles of Dovedale aged 1 year and 5 months.
  • Charles Eyles died on 31 March 1905 in New Zealand at age 53.
  • He was buried in Dovedale Cemetery. His wife Amelia and son Arthur were buried next to him.

Children of Charles Eyles and Amelia Mytton

Charles Eyles

M, b. 10 May 1867, d. 2 March 1913
  • Charles Eyles was born on 10 May 1867 in Acrere, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of John Eyles and Mary Driscoll.
  • Charles Eyles was baptized on 13 January 1869.
  • At the age of 29 years, 2 months and 13 days, Charles Eyles married Louissa Margrater La Frentz on 23 July 1896 in New Zealand.
  • He was a miner.
  • Charles Eyles died on 2 March 1913 in New Zealand at age 45.
  • He was buried on 4 March 1913 in Wakapauka Cemetery.

Children of Charles Eyles and Louissa Margrater La Frentz

Charles Edward Eyles

M, b. 23 March 1900, d. 27 October 1978

Charles Edward Eyles (1900-1978) - son of Charles Eyles and Rose Helen Reid. Photo courtesy of Paul Jones
  • Charles Edward Eyles was born on 23 March 1900 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Charles Higgins Eyles and Rose Helen Reid.
  • Charles Edward Eyles was a witness when Charles Higgins Eyles and Rose Helen Reid were (an unknown value) in 1910 in Nelson Street, Blenheim.
  • At the age of 25 years, 6 months and 27 days, Charles Edward Eyles married Edith Rose Langridge on 20 October 1925 in New Zealand.
  • Charles Edward Eyles died on 27 October 1978 in New Zealand at age 78.

Charles Higgins Eyles

M, b. 9 March 1861, d. 22 July 1945

Charles Higgins Eyles, son of Charles Eyles & Selina Higgins - 1861-1945. Photo thanks to Paul Jones.

  • Charles Higgins Eyles was born on 9 March 1861 in Wairau, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Charles Eyles and Selina Higgins.
  • In 1883 Charles senior and his sons Walter and Charles must have been having problems with people coming on to his land. He placed the following advertisement in the Marlborough Express on 19 March 1883 - "Notice. Any Persons trespassing on our Land in search of Game, will be prosecuted as the law directs, CHARLES EYLES, WALTER N. EYLES, CHARLES EYLES Jnr, Blenheim."
  • At the age of 30 years, 4 months and 21 days, Charles Higgins Eyles married Rose Helen Reid on 30 July 1891 in New Zealand.
  • About 1910, while at Nelson Street, Blenheim, Charles Higgins Eyles and Rose Helen Reid had a family photograph taken outside their home (an unknown value.)
  • Charles Higgins Eyles died on 22 July 1945 in New Zealand at age 84.
  • He was buried in Blenheim Cemetery.
    Grave of Charles Higgins Eyles - Blenheim Cemetery New Zealand. Photo thanks to Helen Jennings

Children of Charles Higgins Eyles and Rose Helen Reid

Charles Samuel Eyles

M, b. 30 October 1859
  • Charles Samuel Eyles was born on 30 October 1859 in Nelson, New Zealand. His birth was registered in the Nelson Courthouse. It is possible Charles died an infant or at birth as a child of Charles and Selina Higgins was named Charles in 1861.
  • He was the son of Charles Eyles and Mary Ann Dunkley.

Charles William Eyles

M, b. 30 March 1846, d. 29 April 1846
  • Charles William Eyles was born on 30 March 1846 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • Charles William Eyles died on 29 April 1846 in New Zealand.

Charlotte Ann Eyles

F, b. 1853, d. 1943

Charlotte Ann McMullan (nee Eyles) 1853-1943. Daughter of Charles Eyles and Mary Ann Dunkley. Photo thanks to Helen Jennings
  • Charlotte Ann Eyles was born in 1853 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Eyles and Mary Ann Dunkley.
  • At the age of 22 years, Charlotte Ann Eyles married Charles McMillan on 16 March 1875 in New Zealand.
  • In 1928,her husband, Charles McMillan died in New Zealand.
  • Charlotte Ann Eyles died in 1943 in New Zealand.

Children of Charlotte Ann Eyles and Charles McMillan

Clara Annie Eyles

F, b. 27 September 1896, d. 1974