Alfred Montgomery ST GEORGE


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Alfred Montgomery ST GEORGE b 28 Aug 1882 Drury NZ d 23 Jun 1959 Auckland NZ, buried Waikumete Crematorium.

His father was William Montgomery ST GEORGE (prev surname Jater) and his mother was Emily Jane STEWART

Wife #1: Isabella GRATTAN b 18 Sep 1880 Waihou NZ, d 13 May 1927 Hamilton East NZ

Her father was Thomas Arthur GRATTAN, mother was Ellen GORTON.

Their children:
  1. Clorine Doris Ellen ST GEORGE b 15 Oct 1904 d 1 July 1994 at Morrinsville. M William Ross BRUCE.
  2. Irene Isabella ST GEORGE b 25 May 1906, d. 2 July 2001 in Auckland. M Maxwell Bruce MACKENZIE
  3. Alfred Grattan ST GEORGE b 30 Jul 1908 at Te Kopuru, d 18 Mar 1965 at Taupo. M. Loloma Avis GREENTREE her pedigree back to Henry I.
  4. Rhona ST GEORGE b 1909, d 1909
  5. Leslie Montgomery ST GEORGE b 16 Jan 1910, d 24 July 2009 in Auckland. M Eileen MILNE
  6. Lillian May ST GEORGE b 14 May 1914, d. 15 July 1999 Hamilton, M Dudley CLELAND, lived at Gordonton.
  7. Raymond Stewart ST GEORGE b 14 Dec 1916, d 17 Nov 1980 at Auckland. M Rena GIBSON
  8. Velma Joyce ST GEORGE b 16 May 1920 d. 25 March 2000 at Whangaparaoa, M Sidney Daniel ROBERTSON
  9. Mervyn Douglas ST GEORGE b 1922 d 1927 at Hamilton East in an accident while coming home from school. He swung on a rope between two large stone slabs at a stonemasons, and the slabs fell on him.

Wife #2: Sarah Jean DONNELD b 1880 County Derry, Ireland, a widow since August 1925. They married on 27 July 1927

Her father was Thomas BROWN, farmer, her mother was Sarah Jean SCOTT. Ref Marriage Cert 1927 # 6762

Alfred was a baker, and worked in Dargaville around 1906 with his brother William (below). The family then moved to Hamilton East. With Isabella's death in 1927, Alfred marrying again 2 months later and Mervyn's tragic death a year later the family had difficult times, and had little to do with their father, who moved to Auckland for his later years.

William Montgomery ST GEORGE


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William Montgomery ST GEORGE b 14 Sep 1879 Papakura NZL D. 16 Jul 1949 at New Plymouth, buried at Waitara.

His father was William Montgomery ST GEORGE (I)(prev Jater) and his mother was Emily Jane Stewart. Here is their family groupsheet.

Wife: Ellen MCLARNON b 28 May 1874 at Papatoetoe, NZL, d 11 Nov 1957 and is also buried at Waitara.

Her father was Thomas Robert MCLARNON, mother was Lydia HAWKES.

Their children:
  1. William Vivian Thomas ST GEORGE b.15 Dec 1899 at Waiuku, NZ, d.18 Mar 1964 at Hamilton. M. Agnes Elizabeth Vera KING.
  2. Norman Roy ST GEORGE b.21 May 1901 at Wiri, NZ, d. 5 July 1968 at New Plymouth. He m. Violet DUGDALE on 27 April 1925.
  3. Lionel Adair ST GEORGE b. 3 Dec 1906 at Mangawhare near Dargaville, d. 13 July 1973. m. Noelene MUNDY.
  4. Eric Stanley ST GEORGE b. 13 Jun 1908 at Mangawhare premature and d. 25 June 1908.
  5. Harry Montgomery ST GEORGE b. 3 Aug 1910 at Dargaville, d. 25 May 1970 at Waitara. m. Thelma GOORD who lives in Papatoetoe.
  6. Stanley Stuart ST GEORGE b. 1 Jan 1919 at New Plymouth, living at Hobsonville with his wife, prev. Melva Kathleen MUNDY.

This family were notable in the Taranaki area, with William operating the New Plymouth - Waitara bus service for many years. A book was published for the family gathering on 20 March 1999, 100 years after William and Ellen's marriage.