Robert John George (Big Bob) Lendrum  1871 - 1918

married (1905)

Ethel May Griffin 1884 - 1967

 

 

Robert J George :  (Only son of Robert and Mary (Elliott) Lendrum)) known as "Big Bob" because of his age - his cousin Robert, called "Little Bob".

In 1905 they were living in Ashburton, Canterbury, NZ

Robert died at 47 - (Joy was only six months old): Ethel established a nursing home in Hawera - (New Plymouth) later a boarding house in Auckland. 

Auckland Star. 6 April 1918,
On March 31. at New Plymonth. Husband of Ethel May Lendnrm, and only son of the late Robert Lendrum, of this city.

At Rest: -  Purewa Cemetery - Ethel , Gwendolyn, Gladys and Joy

Robert at rest: in New Plymouth:

They have five children.

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 Gwendolyn May  married (1929) William Thomas Brown                                                                                  

    

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 Robert John Godfrey married (1940) Florence Noel Smith
They have four children

 

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Ray  married (1940 ) E.velyne May  Samson 
Ray died soon after?  
no children

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 Gladys  Thelma : married (April 1939) James Reginald Honeyfield 


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Joy married (1945) William Trevor. Pountney (Joy was a bridesmaid to Glady's wedding)


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Extracts from the Hawera & Normanby Star 1900s


 April 1923 : WANTED to Sell house cow. Due to calve about middle of May. Apply Mrs Lendrum, Manawapou Road, Etawera. :

......................WANTED to Sell good house cow. Close to profit. Apply Mrs Lendrum, Manawapou Road, Etawera.

......................WANTED to Sell new furniture. Apply Mrs Lendrum. Between 2 and 5  - Hunter St.

 
 


August 1924
 

December 1924
 
 

June 1911
 
 


Line of succession