Mary Ann Eyles

F, b. 30 May 1847, d. 18 December 1888
  • Mary Ann Eyles was born on 30 May 1847 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • At the age of 19 years, 8 months and 11 days, Mary Ann Eyles married Thomas Hall Lammas on 13 February 1867. The courthouse approval to marry says 21 January 1867. They had 6 boys and 5 girls.
  • Mary Ann Eyles died on 18 December 1888 in New Zealand at age 41.

Children of Mary Ann Eyles and Thomas Hall Lammas

Mary Ngaria Birdie Eyles

F, b. 1910, d. 16 August 1965
  • Mary Ngaria Birdie Eyles was also known as Molly.
  • She was born in 1910 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick William Eyles and Mary Lucy Davis Freeman.
  • At the age of 21 years, Mary Ngaria Birdie Eyles married Cecil William Watson in 1931 in New Zealand.
  • Mary Ngaria Birdie Eyles died on 16 August 1965 in New Zealand.

Michael Eyles

M, b. 13 November 1785

Minnie Eyles

F, b. 1868

Noel Thomas Eyles

M, b. 1921, d. 1 March 1955

Noreen Sarah Eyles

F, b. 23 May 1912, d. 14 November 1984

Child of Noreen Sarah Eyles and George William Hodgson

Olive Grace Eyles

F, b. 12 February 1902, d. 1986

Oliver Charles Eyles

M, b. 21 January 1883, d. 25 August 1960
  • Oliver Charles Eyles was born on 21 January 1883 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Charles Eyles and Amelia Mytton.
  • At the age of 24 years, 3 months and 14 days, Oliver Charles Eyles married Sarah Beatrice Win on 5 May 1907 in New Zealand.
  • On 22 February 1942,his wife, Sarah Beatrice Win died in New Zealand.
  • Oliver Charles Eyles died on 25 August 1960 in New Zealand at age 77.
  • Oliver was buried in Dovedale Cemetery. He is buried with his wife Sarah.

Child of Oliver Charles Eyles and Sarah Beatrice Win

Robert Edward Eyles

M, b. 21 September 1869, d. 1 May 1937
  • Robert Edward Eyles was born on 21 September 1869 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • Robert Edward Eyles died on 1 May 1937 in New Zealand at age 67.

Rose Eyles

F, b. 12 August 1868, d. 20 April 1951
  • Rose Eyles was born on 12 August 1868 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John Eyles and Mary Driscoll.
  • At the age of 25 years, 3 months and 23 days, Rose Eyles married John Edward Morrison on 5 December 1893 in New Zealand.
  • In 1944,her husband, John Edward Morrison died in New Zealand.
  • Rose Eyles died on 20 April 1951 in New Zealand at age 82.

Children of Rose Eyles and John Edward Morrison

Selina Pearl Eyles

F, b. 1908, d. 1964

Selina Pearl Eyles, daughter of Charles Eyles and Rose Helen Reid - 1908-1964. Photo thanks to Paul Jones.

Stanley Leslie Nottingham Eyles

M, b. 16 November 1888, d. 8 June 1965
  • Stanley Leslie Nottingham Eyles was born on 16 November 1888 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Charles Eyles and Amelia Mytton.
  • Stanley Leslie Nottingham Eyles embarked on the "Mokoia" for Glasgow, Scotland on 13 August 1917. He had joined the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 29th Reinforcements New Zealand Artillery as a gunner. He had been a farmer and listed his mother Mrs A Eyles of Thorpe, Nelson as his next of kin.
  • Stanley Leslie Nottingham Eyles died on 8 June 1965 in New Zealand at age 76.
  • Stanley was buried on 10 June 1965 in Dovedale Cemetery. There is a wooded cross on his grave - also Lester William son of H P E Eyles.

Stillborn Child Eyles

M, b. 1942, d. 1942

Thomas Charles Eyles

M, b. 1891, d. 8 May 1915
  • Thomas Charles Eyles was born in 1891 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Walter Nugent Eyles and Mary Thomas.
  • Thomas Charles Eyles embarked on the "Tahiti" or" Athenic" from Lyttelton to Suez in Egypt on 16 October 1914. He had enlisted with the Canterbury Infantry Battalion as a Private. He listed his next of kin as Walter N Eyles of St Andrew's Road, Blenheim.
  • Thomas Charles Eyles died on 8 May 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey. He was killed in action. At the time of his death his parents Walter and Mary were living at St Andrew's, Blenheim. A memorial was erected for him at Twelve Tree Corpse, New Zealand section (Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery is in the Helles area, about 1 kilometre south-west of the village of Krithia.)
    Twelve Tree Corpse Memorial - Turkey. Includes memorial to Thomas Charles Eyles, son of Walter Nugent Eyles and Mary Thomas. Photo from Commonwealth War Grave website.

Verdun Eyles

M, b. 12 October 1916, d. 22 April 1991
  • Verdun Eyles was born on 12 October 1916 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Winifred Clara Eyles.
  • Verdun Eyles died on 22 April 1991 in New Zealand at age 74.
  • Verdun was buried on 24 April 1991 in Rotorua Cemetery.

Walter Nugent Eyles

M, b. 9 November 1856, d. 29 July 1918
  • Walter Nugent Eyles was born on 9 November 1856 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Charles Eyles and Mary Ann Dunkley.
  • At the age of 25 years, 10 months and 21 days, Walter Nugent Eyles married Mary Thomas, daughter of Thomas Thomas, on 30 September 1882 in New Zealand.
  • 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."
  • Walter Nugent Eyles was named as a beneficiary of Charles Eyles's 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.
  • On 8 May 1915, at the time of their son Thomas' death in Gallipoli, Walter Nugent Eyles and Mary Thomas lived in St Andrew's Road, Blenheim.
  • Walter Nugent Eyles died on 29 July 1918 in New Zealand at age 61.

Children of Walter Nugent Eyles and Mary Thomas

Walter Richard Eyles

M, b. 27 January 1885, d. 9 October 1945
  • Walter Richard Eyles was also known as Dick.
  • He was born on 27 January 1885 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Walter Nugent Eyles and Mary Thomas.
  • At the age of 24 years, 6 months and 1 day, Walter Richard Eyles married Mary Lillian May Derbyshire on 28 July 1909 in New Zealand.
  • Walter Richard Eyles died on 9 October 1945 in New Zealand at age 60.

Children of Walter Richard Eyles and Mary Lillian May Derbyshire

William Eyles

M, b. 6 February 1823, d. 31 July 1875
  • William Eyles was born on 6 February 1823 in Hampshire, England.
  • He was the son of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer.
  • William Eyles was christened on 16 March 1823 in Lasham, Hampshire, England.
  • He 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 22 years, 2 months and 1 day, William Eyles married Amelia Catherine Thorn on 7 April 1845 in New Zealand.
  • 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.
  • On 24 February 1849 Daniel and his son William were amongst those who were named as persons who qualified as jurors in the District of Nelson 1849-1850. William was a labourer at Waimea and Daniel a labourer at Maitai.
  • 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.
  • In 1864 William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn lived in New Zealand. Their son William Daniel aged 1 year and 10 months drowned in the creek at Waimae South on 5 January that year. The family lived on the corner of Hill Street and Champion Road.
  • William Eyles was a witness at the inquest into the death of his son, William Daniel Eyles on 3 January 1870 in Star and Garter Hotel, Richmond. The Colonist newspaper reported:- " A Coroner's Inquest was held at the Star and Garter at Richmond on Wednesday last, to enquire into the cause of the death of a child named William Daniel Eyles, aged one year and ten months, son of Mr. Wm. Eyles, farmer, near Richmond. The jury consisted of Messrs. Edmund Dartnall (foreman), David Watson, Egbert M. Sunley, Wm. Harkness, John Lyne, John Young, Edward Wilson, John Hose, Mark Lammas, A. B. Williamson, Henry Hammond, and John Holdaway.
    Mr. Eyles, the father of the child, deposed that he last saw deceased about four o'clock on Tuesday afternoon, playing with the other children in front of the barn, in the rear of the house. He (witness) went into the barn, and did not again see him alive. About fifteen or twenty minutes afterwards he was missed, and it was supposed he had followed his brother, who went to bring in the cows. A few minutes after this, the child was brought in by Mrs. Eyles and the daughter. He was dead, and his clothes were all wet. His daughter told him she had taken the child out of the creek which runs about sixty yards to the rear of witness's house. The water is about eighteen inches deep at the spot where his body was found. Deceased was in the habit of playing about the place. There is a foot-bridge consisting of two planks across the creek at the spot where his body was discovered. Witness had before seen him cross the bridge, but he was not allowed to do so alone if it was known."

  • William Eyles died on 31 July 1875 in New Zealand at age 52. He died from pneumonia.
  • William was buried on 31 July 1875 in Richmond Cemetery.

Children of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn

William Craven Eyles

M, b. 22 May 1879, d. 26 May 1975
  • William Craven Eyles was born on 22 May 1879 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Charles Eyles and Amelia Mytton.
  • At the age of 32 years and 1 month, William Craven Eyles married Ethel Hall on 22 June 1911 in New Zealand.
  • William Craven Eyles died on 26 May 1975 in New Zealand at age 96.
  • William Craven Eyles died on 26 May 1975 in New Zealand at age 96.

William Daniel Eyles

M, b. 14 March 1862, d. 5 January 1864
  • William Daniel Eyles was born on 14 March 1862 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • William Daniel Eyles died on 5 January 1864 in New Zealand at age 1. He drowned in the creek at Waimea South.
  • William was buried in Richmond Cemetery.
  • An inquest was held into William Daniel Eyles's death on 3 January 1870 in Star and Garter Hotel, Richmond. The Colonist newspaper reported:- " A Coroner's Inquest was held at the Star and Garter at Richmond on Wednesday last, to enquire into the cause of the death of a child named William Daniel Eyles, aged one year and ten months, son of Mr. Wm. Eyles, farmer, near Richmond. The jury consisted of Messrs. Edmund Dartnall (foreman), David Watson, Egbert M. Sunley, Wm. Harkness, John Lyne, John Young, Edward Wilson, John Hose, Mark Lammas, A. B. Williamson, Henry Hammond, and John Holdaway.
    Mr. Eyles, the father of the child, deposed that he last saw deceased about four o'clock on Tuesday afternoon, playing with the other children in front of the barn, in the rear of the house. He (witness) went into the barn, and did not again see him alive. About fifteen or twenty minutes afterwards he was missed, and it was supposed he had followed his brother, who went to bring in the cows. A few minutes after this, the child was brought in by Mrs. Eyles and the daughter. He was dead, and his clothes were all wet. His daughter told him she had taken the child out of the creek which runs about sixty yards to the rear of witness's house. The water is about eighteen inches deep at the spot where his body was found. Deceased was in the habit of playing about the place. There is a foot-bridge consisting of two planks across the creek at the spot where his body was discovered. Witness had before seen him cross the bridge, but he was not allowed to do so alone if it was known."

William Daniel Eyles

M, b. 25 February 1865, d. 25 March 1933
  • William Daniel Eyles was born on 25 February 1865 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Eyles and Amelia Catherine Thorn.
  • At the age of 26 years, 10 months and 25 days, William Daniel Eyles married Rebecca Alice Cobb on 19 January 1892 in New Zealand. They lived at Lotueka Street, Nelson the 4th or 5th house on left past the shop.
  • On 9 October 1915 William Daniel Eyles and Rebecca Alice Cobb lived in Moteuka Street, Nelson. when their son Douglas left for the Suez as a driver for the Army.
  • In 1917 William Daniel Eyles and Rebecca Alice Cobb in Moteuka Steet. They were living there when their son Laurie was killed in WWI in Ypres, Belgium.
  • William Daniel Eyles died on 25 March 1933 in New Zealand at age 68.
  • William was buried in Wakapuaka.

Children of William Daniel Eyles and Rebecca Alice Cobb

William John Eyles

M, b. 1895, d. 2 March 1896
  • William John Eyles was born in 1895 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Walter Nugent Eyles and Mary Thomas.
  • William John Eyles died on 2 March 1896 in New Zealand.

Winifred Clara Eyles

F, b. 11 March 1884, d. 12 March 1936
  • Winifred Clara Eyles was born on 11 March 1884 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Eyles and Clara Martha Mytton.
  • Winifred Clara Eyles died on 12 March 1936 in New Zealand at age 52.
  • Winifred was buried on 14 March 1936 in Rotorua Cemetery.

Children of Winifred Clara Eyles

Winifred Higgins Eyles

F, b. 13 August 1871, d. 1946
  • Winifred Higgins Eyles was born on 13 August 1871 in Wairau, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Eyles and Selina Higgins.
  • At the age of 20 years, Winifred Higgins Eyles married Sydney Frederick Maule in 1892 in New Zealand. She married under the name of Winifred Higgins.
  • In 1920,her husband, Sydney Frederick Maule died in New Zealand.
  • Winifred Higgins Eyles died in 1946 in Huinga, Statford, New Zealand.

Children of Winifred Higgins Eyles and Sydney Frederick Maule

Zita Marion Eyles

F, b. 1911

Albert Charles Fitzroy Ezzy

M, b. circa 1880
  • Albert Charles Fitzroy Ezzy was born circa 1880.
  • Albert Charles Fitzroy Ezzy married Stella Sopp circa 1900.

Child of Albert Charles Fitzroy Ezzy and Stella Sopp

Doris Stella Ezzy

F, b. 1903, d. 1974
  • Doris Stella Ezzy was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Albert Charles Fitzroy Ezzy and Stella Sopp.
  • At the age of 22 years, Doris Stella Ezzy married Lyon Wallace Allan on 23 November 1925 in Queensland.
  • Doris Stella Ezzy and Lyon Wallace Allan appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1934 and 1939 living at Emu Creek. Lyon was a farmer. They share farmed Jubilee Vale with the Maddern family for over six years from around 1932.
  • Doris Stella Ezzy and Lyon Wallace Allan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1941 living at Highfields. He was a store keeper.
  • Doris Stella Ezzy was listed as the next of kin of Lyon Wallace Allan when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 28 November 1942 in Brisbane. Lyon was living at Toowoomba at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his wife Doris. He was discharged from the EAHQ VP RAF with the rank of Corporal on 3 Oct 1946.
  • Doris Stella Ezzy and Lyon Wallace Allan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 231 Bridge Street, Toowoomba. He was a labourer.
  • On 1 May 1969,her husband, Lyon Wallace Allan died in Queensland at age 71.
  • Doris Stella Ezzy died in 1974 in Queensland.

Vera May Ezzy

F, b. 29 January 1907, d. 1998
  • Vera May Ezzy was born on 29 January 1907 in Queensland. She was the daughter of Ronald Fitzroy Walter Ezzy and Fredricka Popp.
  • At the age of 20 years, Vera May Ezzy married Sidney James Lovell in 1928 in Queensland.
  • Vera May Ezzy and Sidney James Lovell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Geham. Sidney was a farmer. They gave their address as Crows Nest Line.
  • Vera May Ezzy died in 1998 in Toowoomba.

Child of Vera May Ezzy and Sidney James Lovell

Henriette Antonia Fadler

F, b. circa 1823
  • Henriette Antonia Fadler was born circa 1823 in Germany.
  • Henriette Antonia Fadler married Adolph Rudolph Raatz circa 1842.
  • Henriette Antonia Fadler died circa 1857.

Children of Henriette Antonia Fadler and Adolph Rudolph Raatz

Elizabeth Fagan

F, b. 1881, d. 22 October 1955
  • Elizabeth Fagan was born in 1881 in Bathurst. She was the daughter of Matthew FAGAN and Mary Ann.
  • At the age of 21 years, Elizabeth Fagan married Charles Alfred Bird, son of William John Bird and Priscilla McMunn, in 1902 in New South Wales.
  • Elizabeth Fagan died on 22 October 1955 in New South Wales.
  • Elizabeth was buried in Wellington General Cemetery.

Children of Elizabeth Fagan and Charles Alfred Bird