Topic: Albert James King (1890-1971) by Debbie McCauley

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Born in Katikati, Albert James King worked as a coal miner. He was my first cousin thrice removed - Debbie McCauley (2013).

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Albert James King was born in Katikati on 2 August 1890 (reg. 1890/13788) to  Herbert and Margaret Isabella King (nee McCauley) who married in Tauranga on 22 June 1889 (reg. 1889/1049). ‘Though Albert was born King he went by the name Allan’ (Pamela White, personal communication, 28 October 2011).

At age 25 Albert married Ethel Mary Terrace (1893-1955) on 25 August 1915 (reg. 1915/4657) in Whangarei.

The three children of Albert James King:

  1. Lilian Elizabeth Allan was born in Whangarei on 20 September 1916. She married Leslie Edwin Morton Bennett (1890-1974) on 24 November 1937. Lilian died, aged 80, on 24 April 1997 (reg. 1997/37120). She was cremated on 29 April 1997 and her ashes buried in Kamo Cemetery, Ketenikau Road, Kamo, Whangarei (4, Row B, Plot 25) (Whanganui Cemetery Records Online).
  2. Beryl Irene Allan was born in Whangarei on 4 July 1922. She married J Vesey (1918- ) in 1943. Beryl died in 1994 (reg. 1994/40738).
  3. Grace Colleen Allan was born in Kamo, Whangarei, on 10 November 1931. She married Anthony Grant Brewster (1927- ) in 1955 (reg. 1955/003921). Grace died on 12 August 2011 (reg. 2011/20257).

Albert was a coal miner, his usual address 392 Kamo Road, Kamo.

The New Zealand WWI Service Personnal & Reserves Index records Albert James Allan, Miner of Hikurangi, Hobson County.

Albert died on 9 March 1971 (reg. 1971/28827) in Whangarei and was buried in Kamo Cemetery on 12 March 1971.



Births, Deaths and Marriages Online (New Zealand).

McCauley, D. (2012). The McCauley family of Katikati, New Zealand: 1876-2012. Tauranga, New Zealand: Mauao Publishing.

New Zealand Expeditionary Force Reserve – 1916-1919. Microfiche 1-23. BAB Microfilming, Auckland, New Zealand.

Pamela White.

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Albert James King (1890-1971) by Debbie McCauley

First Names:Albert James
Last Name:King
Date of Birth:2 August 1890
Place of Birth:Katikati
Date of death:9 March 1971
Place of death:Whangarei
Place of burial:Kamo Cemetery
Family Surname:Allan
Occupation:Coal Miner
Spouses name:Ethel Mary Terrace
Spouses date of birth:1893
Spouses date of death:1955
Date of marriage:25 August 1915
Place of marriage:Whangarei
Fathers name:Herbert King
Mothers name:Margaret Isabella McCauley
Mothers date of birth:4 January 1867
Mothers place of birth:Lislane, Clogher, County Tyrone, Ireland
Mothers date of death:14 December 1934
Mothers place of death:Kawakawa Public Hospital, Bay of Islands
Mothers nationality:Northern Irish
Name of sibilings:Margaret Olive Allan, Leonard Thomas Allan, Edward Allan, Henry William King, Charles Hallard Allan, Lilian Mabel Allan, Cyril John Allan, and Lester Allan
Name of the children:Lilian Elizabeth Allan , Beryl Irene Allan , and Grace Colleen Allan
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)
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