Cutting the McCauley family reunion cake with an axe (2012)

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Cutting the McCauley family reunion cake with an axe (2012).

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John McCauley (Snr) along with his second wife and family sailed for New Zealand from Liverpool  on 15 September 1876 on the ship Jessie Osborne, arriving in Auckland on 19 December 1876. They were part of George Vesey Stewart's 'Ulster Plantation' at Katikati. On Friday 10 February 2012 McCauley family descendants gathered for a three day family reunion that was held at Te Puke, Tauranga and Katikati. On the final day of the reunion Bob Anderson and Joan Simpson cut the reunion cake at Katikati RSA with the axe used by World Champion Axeman George Thomas McCauley (1884-1938). Photograph © Debbie McCauley (2012).

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Cutting the McCauley family reunion cake with an axe (2012)


First Names:Joan Margaret
Last Name:Simpson
Date of Birth:14 December 1926
Place of Birth:Morrinsville, New Zealand
City:Katikati, New Zealand
Year:2012
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Cutting the McCauley family reunion cake with an axe (2012) by Debbie McCauley (Tauranga City Libraries) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand License