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George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« on: Thursday 25 January 18 16:11 GMT (UK) »
Thanks to info supplied to me in my post on Nellie Beaumont (nee Stewart, born 1877) I have more details about Nellie and her sister Miriam Stewart, born 1875.  From Nellie's death certificate it states that her mother was Ann Marsden.  Ann's death is in the newspapers but I cannot find a marriage for George and Ann, a birth for Ann nor a death for George.  Ann died in 1877, so potentially in childbirth, but I cannot find a second marriage for George either.  George's retirement from the Police is also noted in the newspaper in 1909. 
Has anyone any more tips please?  Thanks
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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 25 January 18 22:27 GMT (UK) »

George's retirement from the Police is also noted in the newspaper in 1909. 

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/GEST19090812.2.20.7

Added, as it gives some background for George, which may assist in the search for further information.   ;)

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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 25 January 18 23:00 GMT (UK) »
... and the link to your earlier thread >  (topic headed > Eleanor Ernestine BEAUMONT (nee STEWART)

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=784073.msg6388518#msg6388518


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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #3 on: Friday 26 January 18 00:13 GMT (UK) »
Update :

Have now found what appears to be a second wife for George.    Lots more records to check though to establish what became of George.

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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #4 on: Friday 26 January 18 00:20 GMT (UK) »

George's retirement from the Police is also noted in the newspaper in 1909. 

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/GEST19090812.2.20.7

Added, as it gives some background for George, which may assist in the search for further information.   ;)

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[Included in earlier thread.......]


Two possibilities as to the death of George, perhaps?

1918/6170   Stewart   George   74Y

1911/7210   Stewart   George   74Y


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HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #5 on: Friday 26 January 18 00:36 GMT (UK) »
Would the NZ Gazettes contain more information about George being that he was employed by the crown?  Or postings for Police?  Or even an obituary?
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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #6 on: Friday 26 January 18 03:32 GMT (UK) »
From reply # 4.............

Cemetery Record Details
Record No.   22744 -

Surname   Stewart
First Name(s)   George
Age   74 years
Place of Birth   
Place of Death   
Gender   
Occupation   
Cemetery Location   Hokitika
Block and Plot   Block 289, Plot 6190
Grave or Ashes   Grave
Date Deceased   1918-08-22
Date of Interment   1918-08-22
Denomination   Church of England
Funeral Director   
Other Interments in this Plot   
   
Just a thought/possibility......


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HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #7 on: Friday 26 January 18 08:38 GMT (UK) »
Hi wscroley

So it has already been established (via a newspaper notice) that Ellenor Ernestine STEWART (aka Nellie) who wed Arthur Edwin BEAUMONT in 1897, was the daughter of a George Martin STEWART of the Police Force at Kanieri, Hokitika, earlier at Newtown, Wellington.

For some reason, George dropped the use of his second name "Martin" sometime before he married again in 1894 to Catherine FORSTER.   Catherine was born 1872 in Hokitika and in the 1911 Will of her father, Matthew FORSTER she was described as "my daughter Catherine (nee FORSTER) the wife of George STEWART of Hokitika, ex-Policeman"...

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L94R-LC1Q?i=71&cc=1865481

And I can confirm also that the George STEWART who died at Hokitika, (record already given here in Reply # 4), is buried with his wife, Catherine STEWART, who died aged 72 years in May 1944.

In your thread on the Limerick board, I think I recall you saying that George's family had been Protestant ?   
Going by the burial records for Orowaiti Cemetery, Hokitika, as well as showing that George and Catherine share Plot # 6190,  Block 289, it also notes George's denomination as "Anglican" and Catherine's as "Roman Catholic".

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Re: George Martin Stewart, Police Constable in Hokitika
« Reply #8 on: Friday 26 January 18 08:55 GMT (UK) »
George (Martin) STEWART - continued :

George STEWART and wife Catherine had a family of at least eight children.

STEWART

1895 - Annie / parents:  Kate and George
1896 - Margaret / Catherine and George
1897 - John             "
1898 - Robert          "
1900 - Kate  / Kate and George
1901 - Edward (but has been indexed as "Edmond")
1904 - Thomas George -  parents Catherine & George - born at Hokitika not mentioned in his mother's L.of A. file* ???
1907 - Mary  /  Catherine and George
1910 - Francis  (otherwise known as "Frank James" ).

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*   There are further details for these children in the Letters of Administration record for their Mother, Catherine STEWART, dated 1948. 
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https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9H3-BNB4?i=62&cc=1865481

See Images # 75 - 76  :

There does not appear to have been a probate record for George STEWART (d. 1918).

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