Mervyn and Phoebe Stewart and children (1900)

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Mervyn and Phoebe Stewart and children (1900).


Mervyn Archdale Stewart was the son of George Vesey and Margaret Torrens Stewart (nee Miller). He was born in Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Ireland, in 1859. Mervyn arrived in New Zealand with his family on board the Carisbrooke Castle in 1875. In 1881 he married his cousin Phoebe Louisa Hornridge Gledstanes and they lived at Katikati. Later they retired to Edgecumbe Road in Tauranga. Both are buried in the Tauranga Anglican Cemetery. This photograph shows Mervyn and Phoebe with their children George, Evyleen and Mary. 

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: 16-343 (Ref: Page 49, 003).

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Mervyn and Phoebe Stewart and children (1900)

First Names:Mervyn Archdale
Last Name:Stewart
Date of Birth:1859
Place of Birth:Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Ireland
City:Katikati, New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude coordinates: -37.5519144,175.9197547

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