Harry Oscar Tasker

M, b. 28 May 1891, d. 5 December 1892
  • Harry Oscar Tasker was born on 28 May 1891 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Harry Oscar Tasker died on 5 December 1892 in 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, 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 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 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 Queensland.
  • Hilton Covich Tasker died in 1980 in 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 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 New Zealand. James was a butcher. They were both from Richmond.
  • James Tasker died on 27 November 1916 in 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 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 New Zealand at age 59.

Child of Nelson Hazelhurst Tasker and Rewi Meri Donald

Nelson Syndar Tasker

M, b. 13 March 1889, d. 19 January 1891
  • Nelson Syndar Tasker was born on 13 March 1889 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Nelson Syndar Tasker died on 19 January 1891 in 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 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 New Zealand. After Margaret's death Ormonde placed the children in State care.
  • Neville Clutha Tasker died on 30 September 1937 in 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 New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Clifford Aubrey Tasker and Ethel Simpson.
  • Norman Clifford Tasker died on 16 October 1975 in 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Reginald Ernest Tasker died on 18 October 1888 in 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 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 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

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

Sarah Tasker

F, b. 13 July 1843, d. 22 December 1915
  • Sarah Tasker was born on 13 July 1843 in Western Australia. She was the daughter of James Tasker.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Tasker and Elizabeth Nussey.
  • At the age of 21 years, 10 months and 18 days, Sarah Tasker married Benjamin Primmer, son of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst, on 31 May 1865 in New Zealand. They were married in Sarah's father's house. Sarah had immigrated to New Zealand with her father and brothers in 1859 ?. Benjamin was a carrier.
  • Sarah Tasker died on 22 December 1915 in New Zealand at age 72.
  • She was buried on 24 December 1915 in Palmerston North.
  • Sarah Tasker's orbituary appeared in the Colonist on 19 January 1916. It read:- "The death occurred at her residence, North st., Palmerston North, on Wednesday last, of Mrs B. Primmer, wife of Mr B. Primmer, formerly of Hope. She had reached the advanced age of 72 years and had been in bad health for a long time. She leaves a husband and and grown-up family. The family include Messrs George and Charles Primmer, Mesdames Flynn, Avery, Davidson, Dicks, and Marshall, and Miss May Primmer. It is of interest to note that Mr Primmer's mother is still living, having reached the great age of 98. She resides in Nelson, and except that her eyesight has failed, she is enjoying good health."

Children of Sarah Tasker and Benjamin Primmer

Sebley Lewis Hatherley Tasker

M, b. 26 January 1899, d. 24 April 1972
  • Sebley Lewis Hatherley Tasker was born on 26 January 1899 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of George Tasker and Martha Hannah Krammer.
  • At the age of 27 years, Sebley Lewis Hatherley Tasker married Emelie Cecilia Baigent in 1927 in New Zealand.
  • Sebley Lewis Hatherley Tasker died on 24 April 1972 in Nelson, New Zealand, at age 73.

Stanley Onslow Tasker

M, b. 18 March 1890, d. 18 January 1891
  • Stanley Onslow Tasker was born on 18 March 1890 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Ernest Tasker and Amelia Taylor.
  • Stanley Onslow Tasker died on 18 January 1891 in New Zealand.

Sydney Gerard Tasker

M, b. 28 December 1914, d. 10 May 2004

Thomas Tasker

M, b. 22 June 1822, d. 22 October 1874
  • Thomas Tasker was born on 22 June 1822 in England.
  • At the age of 18 years, 5 months and 15 days, Thomas Tasker married Elizabeth Nussey on 7 December 1840 in Lancashire, England.
  • At the age of 43 years, 6 months and 18 days, Thomas Tasker married Mary Jane Primmer, daughter of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst, on 9 January 1866 in Nelson, New Zealand. Thomas bought land at Wesport. He had a butcher shop in Nelson.
  • Thomas Tasker died on 22 October 1874 in Nelson, New Zealand, at age 52.

Children of Thomas Tasker and Elizabeth Nussey

Children of Thomas Tasker and Mary Jane Primmer

Thomas Tasker

M, b. 1870, d. 20 June 1940
  • Thomas Tasker was born in 1870 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Thomas Tasker and Mary Jane Primmer.
  • Thomas Tasker served in the South African War between 1899 and 1902.
  • Thomas Tasker died on 20 June 1940 in Hastings, New Zealand.

Thomas Tasker

M, b. 1909, d. 3 March 1976

Victor Leslie Tasker

M, b. 1900, d. 1967

Violet Emma Tasker

F, b. 1887, d. 1943
  • Violet Emma Tasker was born in 1887.
  • At the age of 11 years, Violet Emma Tasker married Robert Percy Sutton, son of John Sutton and Esther Eyles, in 1898 in New Zealand.
  • Violet Emma Tasker died in 1943 in New Zealand.

Children of Violet Emma Tasker and Robert Percy Sutton