Topic: Alice Amelia Ellen Stewart (nee Hagerty) (1856-1930)

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Alice Amelia Ellen Hagerty (Alice Stein) was the second wife of Katikati founder George Vesey Stewart. They were to have two children together.

Alice Amelia Ellen Hagerty was born in Newton Abbot, Devon, in 1856 to Irish coastguard Patrick Hagerty and Ann Hagerty (née Price). She was also known as Alice Stein.

George Vesey Stewart visited London in 1883. Whilst there he met parlour maid Alice Hagerty. 

The two children of George Vesey Stewart and Alice Amelia Ellen Hagerty:

  1. Reginald Stuart Hagerty (1887-?). Born in Camberwell, Surrey, England in 1887. He was baptised at St Mary Magdalene, Peckham, London on 10 August 1888, his parent's names given as George Vesey Hagerty and Alice Amelia Hagerty. In 1910 he married Agnes Bessie Copeland in Auckland, New Zealand. In 1937 he married Alice Reay Campbell in Sydney, NSW, Australia. At this stage it is unknown when Reginald died, but assumed that it was in Australia.
  2. Kathleen Norah Hagerty (1890-1974). Born in Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. Died Nora Stein in Auckland in 1974 (reg. 1974/32238). She was buried with her mother and George Vesey Stewart in Katikati Cemetery.

Alice 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.

Mrs Stein, Harry, Hugh and William Stewart and Emily Surtees 1899 at Martray

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

Alice died, aged 74, in 1930 (reg. 1930/3038).

 

Sources:

Births, Deaths & Marriages (New Zealand). 

The Pioneers, Settlers and Families of Katikati and District by Christine Clement and Ellen McCormack.

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Alice Amelia Ellen Stewart (nee Hagerty) (1856-1930)


Year:1899
First Names:Alice Amelia Ellen
Last Name:Hagerty
Date of Birth:1856
Place of Birth:Newton Abbot, Devon
Country of birth:England
Date of death:30 April 1930
Place of death:Katikati
Place of burial:Katikati Cemetery
Family Surname:Stewart
Occupation:Parlourmaid
Date of Arrival:11 October 1888
Name of the ship:Arawata
Port of arrival:Auckland
Spouses name:George Vesey Stewart
Spouses date of birth:3 October 1831
Spouses place of birth:Brighton, Sussex, England
Spouses date of death:3 March 1920
Spouses place of death:Rotorua
Spouses place of burial:Katikati Cemetery
Date of marriage:11 October 1917
Place of marriage:Katikati
Fathers name:Patrick Hagerty
Mothers name:Ann Price
Name of sibilings:Charles Hagerty
Name of the children:Reginald Stuart Hagerty and Kathleen Norah Hagerty
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