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Husband: Ernest (Arthur) PYCROFT died at age: 72 Born: 3-Mar-1898 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Education: 04-May-1903 - 17-Jul-1903 School; Christchurch East. Reg Nr 2464. (see note 1) Resided: 04-May-1903 in 28 Travers Road. 1 Education: 1903 - 1907 School; Phillipstown. Education: 08-Jul-1907 - 21-Dec-1911 School; Christchurch East. Reg Nr 1111. 1 (see note 2) Resided: 08-Jul-1907 in 50 Mathesons Road. 1 Occupation: Blacksmith. Occupation: 19-Jun-1946 - 21-Aug-1952 PW Labourer (Trams) with Canterbury Transport Board. 2 Died: 16-Jun-1970 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Buried: 1970 in Canterbury Crematorium, Linwood, Chch, CBY, NZ. Father: Edward Ernest PYCROFT (1877 - 1962) Mother: Maude Elizabeth LODGE (1877 - 1961)
Wife: Fanny Morton McCLURE died at age: 68 Married: 12-Jan-1923 in Home of Joseph McCLURE, Leeston, CBY, NZ 3,4 Resided (family): 1924 - 1933 in Sedgemere, MCY, NZ. Resided (family): 1934 - 1937 in High Street, Leeston, CBY, NZ. (see note 3) Resided (family): 1938 - 1942 in FORDS, Little Rakaia, CBY, NZ. 5 (see note 4) Resided (family): 1943 - 1945 in Leeston, CBY, NZ. Resided (family): 1946 - 1953 in 7 Port Hills Road, Chch, CBY, NZ. Resided (family): 1954 - 1969 in 116 Huxley Street, Chch, CBY, NZ. Born: 22-Oct-1903 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. 4 Baptized: 8-Feb-1905 in Leeston Methodist, CBY, NZ. 6 Education: Leeston School 7 Died: 2-Oct-1972 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Father: Joseph Miller McCLURE (1869 - 1954) Mother: Sarah CARR (1876 - 1954) Notes
M Child 1: Living Born: (details excluded) Wife: Living b. (details excluded)
+ M Child 2: Eric PYCROFT died at age: 82 Born: 3-Dec-1924 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Education: 09-Feb-1932 School, Killinchy. Reg Nr319 Education: Bef 1936 Leeston School. Nr. Education: 1936 - 1938 Little Rakaia School. Nr.079. 07/09/1936 - 01/07/1938 (see note 5) Education: Aft 1938 Killinchy School. Nr. Military: 12-Mar-1947 - 30-Dec-1947 No 651770. Private, N.Z.A.S.C. B.C.O.F. (Japan) Occupation: Farm Labourer / Gardener Medical condition: 23-Feb-2004 Hernia - private operation - Ashburton hospital. Medical condition: 2006 Bladder removed. Died: 28-Nov-2007 in Ellesmere Road, Halswell, CBY, NZ. (see note 6) Cause of death: 2007 Bone Cancer. Cremated: 03-Dec-2007 in Johns Road Crematorium, Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Wife: Living b. (details excluded)
F Child 3: Dorothy Eleanor PYCROFT died at age: 64 Born: 31-Jan-1926 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Education: Bef 1936 Leeston School # Education: 1936 - 1938 Little Rakaia School. #078. 07/09/1936 - 01/07/1938 (see note 7) Education: Aft 1938 Killinchy School. # Died: 21-Mar-1990 in Kaiapoi, CBY, NZ. Buried: 23-Mar-1990 in Belfast Cemetery, Christchurch, CBY, NZ. (see note 8) Husband: Leslie Alfred MILLER b. 28-Jul-1930 d. 24-Jan-2012 Married: 6-May-1949 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Resided (family): bef 2012 in 258 Williams St. Kaiapoi, CBY, NZ.
M Child 4: Ralph PYCROFT died at age: 41 Born: 28-Feb-1930 in Joseph McCLURE's House, Leeston, CBY, NZ. Education: 16-Feb-1934 Killinchy School, Nr 341 Education: Bef 1936 Leeston School. Nr Education: 1936 - 1938 Little Rakaia School. #080. 07/09/1936 - 01/07/1938 (see note 9) Education: Aft 1938 Killinchy School. Nr Occupation: Farm Labourer Occupation: 23-Apr-1951 - 16-Feb-1967 Bus driver. Died: 10-Aug-1971 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Buried: 1971 in Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Cause of death: 1971 Heart Attack. Partner: Muriel FREW Not married: Wife: Living b. (details excluded)
M Child 5: Robert Edward Joseph PYCROFT died at age: 0 Born: 22-Aug-1938 in Leeston, CBY, NZ. Died: 31-Aug-1938 in Leeston, CBY, NZ. Buried: 2-Sep-1938 in Ellesmere Cem., Leeston, CBY, NZ. (see note 10) Notes
M Child 6: Neil PYCROFT died at age: 68 Born: 18-May-1942 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Occupation: Labourer / Sick Beneficiary Medical condition: 2010 Anaemia developed into leukemia. Medical condition: Triple Heart Bypass Medical condition: Stroke Buried: 14-Mar-2011 in Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Died: 12-Mar-2011 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Cause of death: 2011 Bone Cancer Wife: Beverly Helen PALMER b. 05-Oct-1952 d. 25-Dec-2007 Married: 25-Jan-1969 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ.
M Child 7: Living Born: (details excluded) Wife: Living b. (details excluded)
M Child 8: Edwin Joseph PYCROFT died at age: 52 Born: 22-Jul-1950 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Occupation: Metal Polisher Died: 3-Jun-2003 in Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Cause of death: 2003 Severe Stroke Wife: Living b. (details excluded) Wife: Dianne Rata DIXON Married: 12-Jun-1986 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ.
Sources: (1) New Zealand Society of Genealogists, NZSG Index V5.0 (NZSG / 2008), NZSG Index v5. School Records (APW) (2) Canterbury Transport Board., Canterbury Transport Board Employees. (CTB/). -sc- from transcript of the CTB Employee Register by Owen CLOUGH. CTB Transcript. (3) NZ Marr, 1923, #2284 Record 185. Leeston. Fiche--1,Pg 522/53 #237. 13/2/97. (4) Warren J. COOKE, JOHNSON-McCLURE Tree (COOKE / 2014). warrencooke@windowslive.com. Warren J. COOKE wrote of his current knowledge of the McCLURE & JOHNSON families. eMail - Warren COOKE - McCLURE 24 Jan 2014. (5) Eric's own self. (6) Belinda JONES, McCLURE (Ellesmere Historical Society / 2005), Leeston History Society. (7) Belinda JONES, McCLURE (Ellesmere Historical Society / 2005) Event Notes Note (1) Last School = St Marys. Destination School = Phillipstown. Name simply as Arthur. (No "Edward"). Note (2) Last School = Phillipstown. Destination = Home. Name simply as Arthur. (No "Edward"). Note (3) See pic of green house ... Note (4) -ResF.en- Bruce & Ray FORD, butchers shop, Leeston. Fereday Island, just up from Little Rakaia. Note (5) -nedu- Eric's birthdate given as 6 Dec 1925. --. Note (6) -en- Dad was at Margaret & Keith's place for about 4 weeks. He was on High dose morphine changed daily by Nurse Maude visits (Molly). Margaret, recent retired Nurse was able to add comfort & food for him, even as he declined. The morphine prevented Eric's digestion system from working. {BEP}. Note (7) -nedu- Dorothy's name given as "Doris Helen" & birthdate given as 1 Feb 1926. --. Note (8) -nbu- Near roadside by gate at other end. Note (9) -nedu- Ralph's birthdate given as 28 Feb 1928. --. Note (10) -b.en- Aged 9 Days. Burried Ellesmere Cemetery, Block 3, No 221. (Methodist Denom). Name Index