FAMILY WHAKAPAPA AS AT 14/12/2016.
COMPILED TO CELEBRATE THE RETURN OF A COPY OF LIZZIE GOLDSMITH’S HAND TINTED PICTURE TO TE REINGA MARAE 19/12/2016 WITH LOVE FROM US ALL.
The original art work in the old meeting house, TANE was lost by fire in 1995.
Much of this this whakapapa came from Aunty Hanna Cotter who was a first cousin to my grandmother Lizzie Andrew nee Goldsmith. Other facts have come from cemetery records, war records and the Mormon Church in Hastings.
Eru Te Rongo born 1824 died at Te Reinga, about 1879 Married Rawinia Kaiwai Born 1832 Dec Daughter, Heni (Jane) Rawinia Te Rongo Born about 1848 Died 1928 Married Frederick William Goldsmith Born 1844 Woolwich, London, transported to NZ Coast with two brothers and 400 other boys arriving 1857, put ashore with two brothers at Ruatoria.
Children Frederick- Goldsmith born about 1870/74 Several Fredericks are in different cemeteries, cannot trace or confirm as yet.
Louisa born 1872, Married Robert Knock, Nellie, Bessie and Muriel (Murl) Knock
Charlotte Goldsmith 1876 Married Jack Waring 1897, Anne, Sarah Waring.
Edwin Goldsmith 1874 Married Charlotte Williams, Eva, Charles, Harry, Maude, Sarah, Lena, Cathleen and Myrtle Goldsmith.
Bessie Goldsmith, born 1880 Married John (Jack) Campbell Died 19th Sept 1955.
Sam Goldsmith Born 1881 Died 1929.
Henry Goldsmith Born abt 1886
Kate Goldsmith born abt 1880 Married Jim Puriri 12th Dec 1897, Ra, James, Kaa, Hana, Adam and Jane Puriri