Fanny Primmer

F, b. 24 September 1848, d. 18 June 1931
  • Fanny Primmer was born on 24 September 1848 in Richmond, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • At the age of 23 years, 1 month and 21 days, Fanny Primmer married John McDonald on 14 November 1871at the residence of William Flett, in Nelson. At the time of his marriage John was 24 and a dairyman. Witnesses to the marriage were John Nelson Wheadon, a barman and Minna Wheaden Nelson, a spinster.
  • In February 1888, Fanny Primmer enrolled her son George Conrad McDonald in Bridge Street Boys School. George's parents address was Alton Street, Nelson. George left the school on 15 June the same year - next placing home.

  • On 1 May 1888, Fanny Primmer enrolled her son Percy Albert McDonald in Bridge Street Boys School. Percy's parents address was Alton Street, Nelson. Percy left the school in Jan 1893 to attend the Haven Road School, Nelson.

  • Fanny Primmer and John McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1893 living at Waimea. John was a labourer and Fanny carried out domestic duties.
  • In 1899 Fanny was listed in the Stones Directory of Nelson as a dressmaker in Waimea Street, Nelson.
  • Fanny Primmer was listed as the next of kin of George Conrad McDonald when he enlisted in the Australian Army in 1902. He received a Military Pension - service number 6168, next of kin his mother Fanny McDonald of Collingwood Street, Nelson.
  • On 10 June 1905,her husband, John McDonald died in Wellington Hospital, Taranaki Street, at age 56. He died from cancer of the neck, a affliction he had had for 13 months. At the time of his death his wife Fanny was staying with their daughter in Taranaki Street, Wellington. The familily lived at Collingwood Street, Nelson at the time. He had a family of 4 sons and 6 daughters.
  • Fanny Primmer lived at Collingwood Street a the time of her mother, Ann Hurst's death in on 24 August 1916 "MRS JOSEPH PRIMMER
    The death occurred yesterday, at the great age of 97, of Mrs Joseph Primmer, who was amongst the first settlers in the Nelson Province. Born in England, she came out to Nelson with her husband in the ship Bolton in 1842, and the intervening period of 74 years has been wholly spent in the district. Her first home was in the Maitai, and subsequently lived in Poor Man's Valley, Stoke, and Richmond. For the past seven years she had lived with her daughter, Mrs McDonald, of Collingwood-street, where she died after an illness of three weeks. She celebrated her 97th birthday on July 16th. For some time past she had been blind, and somewhat frail, but her memory was retentive, and she could recall and relate incidents in her early life in the province. Her husband died over 40 years ago. She had a family of sixteen children, of whom twelve are living and there are also upwards of 60 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. The late Mrs Primmer was a member of the Methodist Church, and was for a long period an active worker in connection therewith."
  • Fanny Primmer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Collingwood Street, Nelson. She was listed as a widow.
  • In May 1924 Fanny Primmer lived in Haitaitai, her daughter Florence Marion Bird's residence. This address was given on her son Leonard's admission to Porirua Hospital.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at 5 Nile Street, Nelson. She was listed as a widow.
  • Fanny Primmer died on 18 June 1931 the New Zealand at age 82 from a Cerebral Haemorrhage.
  • The funeral notice appeared in the Nelson Evening Mail on 17 jun 1931. It read:- "The friends of the late Mrs Fanny McDonald are informed that her funeral will leave the residence of her daughter, Mrs A. Bennett, Brook Street, Nelson TOMORROW [ Thursday] afternoon at 2-30 O'clock for the Nelson Cemetery".
    She was buried in in Wakapuaka Cemetery Old Presbyterian Block 02 plot 086.

Children of Fanny Primmer and John McDonald

Florence Sarah Primmer

F, b. 18 February 1878, d. 1914
  • Florence Sarah Primmer was born on 18 February 1878 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Sarah Tasker.
  • At the age of 30 years, 2 months and 11 days, Florence Sarah Primmer married Herbert Collins on 29 April 1908 in New Zealand. The Manawatu Times reported :- "At the Cuba Street Methodist Church yesterday Miss Florence S. Primmer, daughter of Mr B. Primmer was married to Mr Herbert Walter Collins, of Hastings, fourth son of the late Mr Henry E.
    Collins. The bride, who wore a pretty cream embroidered voile, was attended by her sister Miss Maud Primmer, Miss H. Collins, sister of the bridegroom, and Misses Madge and Melba Flynn, nieces of the bride. The bridegroom was attended by Mr Jack Jamieson as best man, and Mr R. Home as groomsman. The bride's travelling dress was a pretty green cloth costume and a green velvet hat. Mr and Mrs Collins will take up their residence in Hastings."
  • Florence Sarah Primmer died in 1914 in New Zealand.

Children of Florence Sarah Primmer and Herbert Collins

Frances Primmer

F, b. 31 January 1819, d. October 1893
  • Frances Primmer was born on 31 January 1819 in East Meon, Hampshire, England. Her father was a labourer living at East Meon at the time.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Martha Newland.
  • At the age of 21 years and 27 days, Frances Primmer married William Beckingham on 29 February 1840 in East Meon, Hampshire. William was a 21 year old bachelor of Riplington, a labourer, son of William Beckingham and Frances a spinster aged 22, a servant also of Riplington, daughter of Benjamin Primmer. Witnesses were Robert and Harriet Fletcher.
  • In June 1847,her son, Henry Beckingham died at age 2. He lived at Drayton.
  • In July 1855,Frances Primmer's mother, James Beckingham died at age 3. He lived at Drayton.
  • In October 1890,her husband, William Beckingham died.
  • Frances Primmer died in October 1893 in Hampshire at age 74.
  • Frances was buried on 21 October 1893 in East Meon. She lived at Horsedown, East Meon.

Children of Frances Primmer and William Beckingham

Frances Primmer

F, b. 26 May 1839, d. September 1928
  • Frances Primmer was baptized on 26 May 1839 in East Meon, Hampshire, England. William was a labouerer of Oxenbourne.
  • She was the daughter of William Primmer and Elizabeth Mansbridge.
  • At the age of 17 years, 1 month and 16 days, Frances Primmer married Henry Silk on 12 July 1856 in East Meon, Hampshire. Frances was a minor, daughter of William Primmer, labourer. Henry was the son of William Silk, deceased. Witness were George and Martha Silk. Both were from East Meon.
  • Her death was recorded with the Blomgrove Registration District in the September 1928 Quarter.

Child of Frances Primmer and Henry Silk

Francis Primmer

M, b. 1847, d. 2 July 1921
  • Francis Primmer was born in 1847.
  • He was the son of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • At the age of 26 years, Francis Primmer married Rebecca Saywell on 7 November 1873 in New Zealand.
  • On 9 April 1877 Francis was fined 5 shillings for allowing his horse or cattle to wander at large.
  • On 3 July 1880 an advertisement appeared in the Press noting the sale of Francis' butcher shop and house in Caledonian Street:- "To Butchers. Caledonian Road. H. MATSON & CO, Auctioneers. MATSON & CO. have received instructions from Mr F. Primmer SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION On the Premises in the Caledonian road, on THURSDAY, JULY 8th, 1880, At 12 o'clock, QUABTER-ACRE LAND, together with Butcher's Shop and 4-roomed Dwellinghouse with every convenience; 5-stalled stable, 2-stalled stable, sausage house. Also, the whole effects and plant for carrying on a butcher's business, 1 horse-power chaff-cutter, 1 sausage machine, 2 horses, 2 carts, 1 saddle horse And 30 ton oat sheaves Absolute Sale."
  • Francis Primmer died on 2 July 1921 in New Zealand. According to his burial records he was 74 years old.
  • Francis was buried on 4 July 1921 in Christchurch Cemetery.

Children of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell

Francis Albert Primmer

M, b. 13 January 1877, d. 9 July 1877
  • Francis Albert Primmer was born on 13 January 1877 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell.
  • Francis Albert Primmer died on 9 July 1877 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was six months old.

Frederick (Thomas) Primmer

M, b. 31 May 1888, d. 27 July 1953
  • Frederick (Thomas) Primmer was born on 31 May 1888 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Emma Margaret Primmer.
  • At the age of 32 years, 10 months and 26 days, Frederick (Thomas) Primmer married Ida Jane Gillard on 27 April 1921 in New Zealand.
  • On 16 August 1952,his wife, Ida Jane Gillard died in Te Rapa, New Zealand. On the 19th of August Frederick Primmer was charged with her murder. AUCKLAND, August 18.— Frederick Thomas Primmer, 64, retired farmer and owner of trotting horses was
    charged in the Magistrate's Court at Hamilton to-day with murdering his 60-year-old wife Ida Jane, at Te Rapa, She was found by a neighbour in the garden of her home on the 50 acre farm at Te Rapa on Saturday afternoon with head injuries (inflicted with a garden spade). Mrs. Primmer died shortly after admission.
  • Frederick (Thomas) Primmer died on 27 July 1953 in New Zealand at age 65.

Child of Frederick (Thomas) Primmer and Ida Jane Gillard

George Primmer

M, b. 1 October 1843
  • George Primmer was born on 1 October 1843 in Blendworth.
  • He was the son of Elizabeth Fisher.

George Conrad (Con) Primmer

M, b. 1850, d. 11 March 1924
  • George Conrad (Con) Primmer was born in 1850 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • In the 1876's John William Primmer and George Conrad (Con) Primmer and perhaps brothers Noah and Edward owned a butcher shop and stables. These were sold to Henry Tasker in 1876. At some stage Con moved to the Milton area and Edward moved to Queensland. The Primmer name continued to be associated with stables and trotting for many years after.
  • At the age of 28 years, George Conrad (Con) Primmer married Emma Jane Patchling on 30 December 1878 in New Zealand.
  • On 25 May 1880 George placed an advertisement in the Evening Post. It read- "IN BANKRUPTCY. In the matter of “The Debtors’ and Creditors act of 1876” and the Bankruptcy of George Conrad PRIMMER, a Debtor.— This is to notify that George Conrad Primmer, of Wellington, Butcher, has this day filed a statement that TO THE RATEPAYERS OF THE CITY that he is unable to meet his engagements with his creditors. The first meeting of creditors to be held at the Grand Jury Room, Supreme Court House, Wellington on Monday, the 31st day of April 1880 at 10.30 o’clock in the forenoon. Dated this 25th May 1880. Henry Hall, Deputy Registrar, G F Bishop, Solicitor for the Debtor."
  • In June 1910 Edward Primmer visited his family in New Zealand. The Bruce Herald reported - "Mr N Primmer [believe this should be E not N], from Queensland, recently paid a visit to his brother, Mr G. C. Primmer, at Lakeside. Mr Primmer is a butcher with a good business in Brisbane, and has not been in New Zealand for 29 years, and naturally sees a great difference in the country. Mr Primmer intends paying a visit to his mother who living in Nelson before returning home."
  • George Conrad (Con) Primmer died on 11 March 1924 in New Zealand.

Children of George Conrad (Con) Primmer and Emma Jane Patchling

George Henry Primmer

M, b. 12 April 1866, d. 6 October 1934
  • George Henry Primmer was born on 12 April 1866 in Mount Grey, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Primmer and Sarah Tasker.
  • At the age of 59 years, 10 months and 10 days, George Henry Primmer married Mary Black on 22 February 1926 in New Zealand.
  • George Henry Primmer died on 6 October 1934 in Auckland, New Zealand, at age 68. His death was reported in the New Zealand Herald:- "PRIMMER—On October 6. 1934, at 47 Park Road, Auckland, George Henry, loved husband of Mary Primmer, formerly of Christchurch; aged 68 years. Private interment from Watney Sibun and Sons' chapel, Newmarket, at 10.30 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), for Hillsborough Cemetery."

Gerald Primmer

M, b. 1890, d. 1892
  • Gerald Primmer was born in 1890 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Emma Margaret Primmer.
  • Gerald Primmer died in 1892 in New Zealand.

Grace Jean Primmer

F, b. 29 June 1914, d. 1983

Gwendoline Primmer

F, b. 9 May 1921, d. 19 February 2006
  • Gwendoline Primmer was born on 9 May 1921 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Edgar Clarence Primmer and Lily Smith.
  • Gwendoline Primmer died on 19 February 2006 in New Zealand at age 84.

Harold Alexander Primmer

M, b. 2 November 1891, d. 31 August 1907
  • Harold Alexander Primmer was born on 2 November 1891 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Henry Primmer and Jane Walker McPhail.
  • Harold Alexander Primmer died on 31 August 1907 in Christchurch, New Zealand, at age 15.
  • Harold was buried on 3 September 1907 in Linwood Cemetery. Harold's funeral notice appeared in the Press newspaper. It suggests that his father Henry was not living with the family at the time "Friends of Mrs J. Primmer are invited to attend the Funeral of her late son Harold Alexander, leaving her residence, 4l Hereford street, Linwood, This Day (Tuesday), the 3rd inst. at 11.30 a.m., for the Linwood Cemetery. J. LAMB and SON."

Harriet Primmer

F, b. 30 August 1861, d. 1913
  • Harriet Primmer was born on 30 August 1861 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • At the age of 18 years, 10 months and 28 days, Harriet Primmer married Robert Charles Tovey on 28 July 1880 in New Zealand.
  • In 1885,her husband, Robert Charles Tovey died in New Zealand.
  • At the age of 29 years, Harriet Primmer married Arthur Dee in 1891 in New Zealand.
  • Harriet Primmer died in 1913 in New Zealand.

Children of Harriet Primmer and Robert Charles Tovey

Child of Harriet Primmer and Arthur Dee

Harry Herbert Primmer

M, b. June 1871, d. September 1929
  • Harry Herbert Primmer's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the June 1871 Quarter.
  • He was the son of John Primmer and Ann Norman.
  • Harry Herbert Primmer appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Sussex. He was a 9 year old scholar born North Mundham, Sussex.
  • His marriage, at 27 years and 6 months, to Elizabeth Hunnybell was registered in the December 1898 Quarter in Reigate, Surry Registration District.
  • In December 1904, his wife, Elizabeth Hunnybell's death was registered in the Surry Registration District. She was at age 30 years.
  • His marriage, at 35 years and 9 months, to Unknown Spooner was registered in the March 1907 Quarter in Reigate, Surry Registration District.
  • His death was recorded with the Surry Registration District in the September 1929 Quarter.

Children of Harry Herbert Primmer and Elizabeth Hunnybell

Children of Harry Herbert Primmer and Unknown Spooner

Henry Primmer

M, b. 29 September 1816
  • Henry Primmer was baptized on 29 September 1816 in East Meon, England. His father was a labourer living at East Meon at the time.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Primmer and Martha Newland.
  • His marriage, at 30 years and 8 months, to Mary Collins was registered in the June 1847 Quarter in Havant, Hampshire Registration District.
  • Henry Primmer appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Hampshire. Henry was a 34 year old ag labourer born East Meon.

Child of Henry Primmer and Mary Collins

Henry Primmer

M, b. 1856, d. 1944
  • Henry Primmer was born in 1856 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • At the age of 21 years, Henry Primmer married Annie Maher on 30 August 1877 in New Zealand.
  • In 1877,his wife, Annie Maher died in Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • At the age of 28 years, Henry Primmer married Jane Walker McPhail on 2 January 1884 in New Zealand.
  • Before 1907 Henry left his family and perhaps went to live in Sydney, Australia.
  • It appears Henry Primmer was not present at the burial of Harold Alexander Primmer on 3 September 1907 in Linwood Cemetery. Harold's funeral notice appeared in the Press newspaper. It suggests that his father Henry was not living with the family at the time "Friends of Mrs J. Primmer are invited to attend the Funeral of her late son Harold Alexander, leaving her residence, 4l Hereford street, Linwood, This Day (Tuesday), the 3rd inst. at 11.30 a.m., for the Linwood Cemetery. J. LAMB and SON."

  • In October 1916 Jane sued her brothers for maintenance. She was destitute and in poor health - " Mrs T. W. Primmer sued Win. McPhail, her half brother and a full brother, J. Barclay (Mr Grecson) for maintenance. The case had been made the subject of an appeal to the Supreme Court, and his Worship ordered maintenance at the rate of £1 1s per week."
  • Henry Primmerpossibly died in 1944 in New South Wales.

Children of Henry Primmer and Jane Walker McPhail

Henry Arthur Kille Primmer

M, b. 19 August 1855

Herbert John Primmer

M, b. December 1900

James Primmer

M, b. 1795, d. March 1873
  • James Primmer was born in 1795 in East Meon, England.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Primmer and Martha Newland.
  • James Primmer was baptized on 18 November 1795 in East Meon, England.
  • At the age of 28 years, James Primmer possibly married Barbara Emery on 19 May 1823 in Botley, Hampshire. A Barbara Primmer appeared on the 1871 census living at Hamble le Rice with her daughter Elizabeth aged 27.
  • James Primmer and Barbara Emery appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Hamble. James was 45, Barbara was 40 years old.
  • James Primmer appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Droxford, Hambleton, Hampshire.
  • His death was recorded with the Hampshire Registration District in the March 1873 Quarter.

Children of James Primmer and Barbara Emery

James Primmer

M, b. 15 August 1831
  • James Primmer was baptized on 15 August 1831 in Blendworth.
  • He was the son of Elizabeth Fisher.

James Primmer

M, b. June 1841
  • James Primmer's birth was registered in the Catherington, Hampshire Registration District in the June 1841 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Elizabeth Fisher.

James Primmer

M, b. 1833, d. December 1900
  • James Primmer was born in 1833 in Hamble.
  • He was the son of James Primmer and Barbara Emery.
  • His marriage, at 35 years, to Ann Light was registered in the March 1868 Quarter Registration District.
  • James Primmer appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Southhampton. He was the 38 year old master of a vessel.
  • He and Ann Light appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Hamble. James was 36, Ann 27 and son James 0. All were born in Hamble.
  • His death was recorded with the South Stoneham Registration District in the December 1900 Quarter.

Children of James Primmer and Ann Light

James Conrad Hurst Primmer

M, b. 23 April 1887, d. 16 March 1942
  • James Conrad Hurst Primmer was born on 23 April 1887 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of George Conrad (Con) Primmer and Emma Jane Patchling.
  • On 18 May 1918 the following appeard in The Brisbane Courier - "Mr Walsh (instructed by Messrs Stephens and Tozer) appeared for the plaintiff. There was no appearance for the defendant or co-defendant. This was a case in which William Henry Dodd, of Wellington road. Woolloongabba, a packer, petitioned for a dissolution of marriage with May Dodd (formerly Keenan), on the grounds of her misconduct with James Conrad Primmer of Woolloongabba, tram motor man, from whom plaintiff claimed £500 as damages.
    The petition showed that the plaintiff and defendant were married at St John's Cathedral Ann street, Brisbane, on October 1, 1913, and lived happily together at Nile street, Woolloongabba, up to June 29 1915 on which date plaintiff departed with the AIF on active ser- vice. The petition further set out that during February, 1917, and divers other occasions at Cleveland road, Coorparoo the defendant committed misconduct with James Conrad Primmer, of Woolloon gabba, tram motor man, and a male child was born on November 18, 1917, at Cleveland road, of which co-defendant was the father.
    The plaintiff gave evidence to the effect that he joined the forces early in 1915, and left for the Front on perfectly amicable terms with his wife. On his return he was met by his mother and father, who showed him a birth certificate of a child his wife had given birth to during his absence and of which he was not the father. He then instructed his solicitor to take proceedings for divorce.
    Evidence was given by the officer of the court to the effect that when he served the co defendant with the necessary documents in the case he admitted that he was the father of the child.
    The jury found the issues proved, and assessed the images at £400
    His Honour then granted a decree nisi for a dissolution of the marriage to be moved absolute after the expiration of three months and entered judgment against the co-defendant for £400 and costs. The plaintiff was given custody of his own child, which is now in his
    possession.
  • James Conrad Hurst Primmer died on 16 March 1942 in New Zealand at age 54.

James Stephen Primmer

M, b. between July 1870 and September 1870, d. June 1936
  • James Stephen Primmer was born between July 1870 and September 1870 in Hamble, Hampshire.
  • He was the son of James Primmer and Ann Light.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census James Stephen Primmer was living in the household of James Primmer and Ann Light in Hamble. James was 36, Ann 27 and son James 0. All were born in Hamble.
  • His death was recorded with the Hampshire Registration District in the June 1936 Quarter.

Jane Primmer

F, b. 27 August 1797, d. 19 June 1842
  • Jane Primmer was baptized on 27 August 1797 in Hampshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Martha Newland.
  • At the age of 16 years, 7 months and 11 days, Jane Primmer married Daniel Eyles, son of Charles Eyles and Hannah Phillips, on 7 April 1814 in East Meon, Hampshire, England. The marriage was with consent of her parents, witness was Robert Smith. Both were of East Meon.
  • Jane Primmer and Daniel Eyles appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 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.
  • Jane Primmer and Daniel Eyles immigrated to South Island, New Zealand, on 24 September 1841. 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.
  • Jane Primmer died on 19 June 1842 in New Zealand at age 44. Her death is recorded in a family bible.

Children of Jane Primmer and Daniel Eyles

Jane Primmer

F, b. 11 September 1836
  • Jane Primmer was baptized on 11 September 1836 in Blendworth.
  • She was the daughter of Elizabeth Fisher.
  • Her marriage, at 20 years and 8 months, to George Pucketh was registered in the June 1857 Quarter in Catherington, Hampshire Registration District.

Jane Primmer

F, b. 26 March 1848

Jock Primmer

M, b. 5 July 1929, d. 14 March 1994
  • Jock Primmer was born on 5 July 1929 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Ralph Primmer and Rhoda Muriel Stilwell.
  • Jock Primmer died on 14 March 1994 in New Zealand at age 64.