Newspaper Article 1938 – The Triplets In Town

The Triplets In Town


Quite a little group of people moved along the main street of Hastings on Saturday morning and one was tempted to be curious and to find out what the attraction was.

It was well worth while for the bonny triplets, Mary, Elizabeth and Rose, daughters of Mr and Mrs J.C. Anderson, Kahuranaki, had been brought to town.

It will be remembered that the triplets were born on Coronation Day, May 12, 1937, and so are nearly 18 months old. These three dear little girls looked very lovely with their fair curls and large grey eyes and they wore attractive little pink silk smocks.

Onlookers asked many questions – “Are they sisters?” “Are they all of an age?” “Are they really triplets?”

Everywhere these bonny little girls were centre of much admiration and though they held out their hands for the ice creams being eaten by the two older sisters who helped to push the large pram they did not receive any because they are strictly Plunket babies and that is one of the reasons why they are so beautifully strong and healthy.

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  • J C Anderson
  • Mary, Elizabeth and Rose Anderson

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