William TAYLOR (1868 – 1952)

Name

William Taylor

Gender

Male

Birthdate

17 May 1868

Birthplace

Little Hay, Shenstone, Staffordshire, England

Marriage(s)

1900

Date of death

28 March 1952

Place of death

Havelock North

Parents

  • Joseph Taylor
  • Mary Ann Taylor

Partner(s)

Children

  • Jack Taylor (born 1900)
  • Thomas Eric Taylor
  • Doris Muriel Taylor (1905-1956)
  • William Joseph Taylor (27/1/1912-1996)

Biography

Arrived in Napier with his parents and siblings on the “May Queen”, 7 November 1879
Bought land in Middle Road, 1900; brought up his family and farmed there – his grandson now farms in the area (2017)

Jack farmed in Middle Road, lost farm during Depression, worked for Nimon’s then moved to Wairarapa

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