Person:George Andrews (21)

m. 24 MAY 1876
  1. George Ernest Andrews1881 - 1944
  • HGeorge Ernest Andrews1881 - 1944
  • WHonor Rowe1886 - 1971
m. 02 SEP 1908
  1. Jessie Alice Andrews1912 - 2005
Facts and Events
Name[1] George Ernest Andrews
Gender Male
Birth[1][6] 12 JUN 1881 Huirangi, nr Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand, -39.054385,174.248915
Christening[2] 09 OCT 1881 Taranaki, New Zealand
Marriage 02 SEP 1908 Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealandto Honor Rowe
Death[3][4][7] 07 DEC 1944 New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Burial[5] 09 DEC 1944 Huirangi, nr Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand, -39.054385,174.248915
  1. 1.0 1.1 BDM: New Zealand Certificates, Record Type: Certified copies BDMs, Birth George Ernest ANDREWS: Original held by Craig Kivell, Stratford (8/93), copy held L MCI.
  2. Methodist Baptisms (NP) index to 1900, Record Type: Baptism transcriptions, Subject: New Plymouth Methodist, N. (Oct 1881).
  3. DCERT: Ern ANDREWS, Record Type: Death Cert., Name Of Person: George Ernest Andrews. (07 Dec 1944), Certified copy dated Oct 1985, rcvd from Marie C Aug 1993.
  4. Newspaper clippings, Obit 12 Dec 1944 G E ANDREWS "Brixton Settler", from Taranaki Herald, copy taken Aug 1993.
  5. DCERT: Ern ANDREWS, Record Type: Death Cert., Name Of Person: George Ernest Andrews. (07 Dec 1944).
  6. 1881, June 12, Huirangi, New Plymouth. George Ernest, not present. Male. Father George Gibson Andrews, farmer, aged 30 of New Plymouth. Married 24 May 1876 Bell Block, NP, to Ellen m.s. Turnbull, aged 26 born Cumberland England. Informant George Gibson Andrews, father, of Huirangi. Registered 1 July 1881
  7. Cert reads: George Ernest Andrews, 63, died 7 Dec 1944 in the Public Hospital, New Plymouth. Born Hurangi, in New Zealand 63 yrs, son of George Gibson Andrews (factory manager) and Ellen m.s. Turnbull. Married at Waitara at age 27 to Honor Rowe, age of widow, 58, surviving issue, F: 35,33,31,30,28,26,23,21 (ie Veta, Hazel, Alice, Mary, Grace, Hilda, Ruth and Eva resp). Buried Huirangi Cem, 9th Dec. Last seen by M D Rohan, 7th Dec.
    Obit: (Taranaki Herald 12 Dec 1944) reads: "BRIXTON SETTLER
    Death of Mr G E ANDREWS
    Mr George Ernest Andrews, whose death at the age of 63 year took pace in New Plymouth last week, was one of the best know and most highly respected residents of the Brixton-Huiragi district.
    Mr Andrews was born in the Huirangi district and was the second son of the late Mr and Mrs G G (Gibb) Andrews. Mr Gibb Andrews was the first manager of the old Waitara Road factory and was one of the first dairy factory managers in New Zealand.
    Mr G E Andrews took an active part in sport in both the Brixton and the Waitara districts and he was also prominent in social and other activities in the two districts. In his younger days he was interested in football, rowing and golf. Always a keen cricketer he was a foundation member of the Brixton Cricket Club, of which he was for many years chairman. He was for a number of years a member of the management committee of the North Tarankai Country Cricket Association. A keen supporter of junior cricket in the country, Mr Andrews gave the Andrews shield for annual competition between junior teams. He was also for many years secretary of the card association. Of later years Mr Andrews took up bowling, being a well known player in Waitara teams. In addition, he continued to take part in the administrative side of different sports. He was a member of the Forresters' Lodge.
    Until a short time before his death Mr Andrews was a carpenter in the Waitara freezing works. He married Miss Honor Rowe, daughter of the late Matthew and Honor Rowe, Huirangi by whom he is survived. There are eight daughters, Mrs J Hickford (Cardiff), Mrs J Cox (Eltham), Mrs I Julian (Rahotu), Mrs N Smith (New Plymouth), Miss Mary Andrews (Dunedin), Misses Alice and Hilda Andrews (Christchurch) and Miss Grace Andrews (Wellington). Brothers are Mr A J Andrews and Mr L Andrews, Waitara."