Robert John George (Big Bob) Lendrum 1871 - 1918
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.
Gwendolyn May married (1929) William Thomas Brown
Robert John Godfrey married (1940) Florence Noel SmithThey have four children
Ray married (1940 ) E.velyne May Samson Ray died soon after? no children
Gladys Thelma : married (April 1939) James Reginald Honeyfield
Joy married (1945) William Trevor. Pountney (Joy was a bridesmaid to Glady's wedding)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________Extracts from the Hawera & Normanby Star 1900s
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