Alice Stein, Harry, Hugh and William Stewart with Emily Surtees (1899)

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Alice Stein, Harry, Hugh and William Stewart with Emily Surtees (1899).

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Photograph of Alice Stein, Harry, Hugh and William Stewart with Emily Surtees, at Martray in 1899. Harry, Hugh, William and Emily were the children of George Vesey and Margaret Torrens Stewart (nee Miller) who married in Ireland in 1856 and arrived in New Zealand on board the Carisbrooke Castle on 8 June 1875. Alice Stein [born Alice Amelia Ellen Hagerty] travelled to Katikati from from England to be George Vesey Stewart's housekeeper at Martray. On 11 October 1917 Alice and George Vesey Stewart married at Katikati. In this photograph Alice is holding an accordion, Hugh a flute, and Emily a ukulele. Harry and William are seated with legs crossed. 

Emily Surtees Photographic Collection. Photographer: Emily Surtees (nee Stewart) (eldest child of George Vesey and Margaret Stewart). Courtesy of Elizabeth Smith and Ellen McCormack. Text by Debbie McCauley. Tauranga City Libraries Image Number: 16-223 (Ref: Page 28, 002).

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