Hon. Vincent Aubrey Ward

M, #49371, b. 4 January 1888, d. 9 February 1946
Last Edited=15 Sep 2019
     Hon. Vincent Aubrey Ward was born on 4 January 1888.1 He was the son of Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Bt. and Theresa Dorothea de Smidt.1 He married Sybil Mary Petre, daughter of Robert George Petre and Elizabeth Grace Ferguson, on 14 December 1926.2 He died on 9 February 1946 at age 58, without issue.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) [New Zealand] between 1930 and 1931, for Invercargill.1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He held the office of Member of the Legislative Council (M.L.C.) [New Zealand] in 1934.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4068. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Bt.1

M, #49372, b. 26 April 1856, d. 8 July 1930
Last Edited=15 Sep 2019
     Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Bt. was born on 26 April 1856 at Hawke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 He was the son of William Thomas Ward and Hannah Dorney.1 He married Theresa Dorothea de Smidt, daughter of Henry Joseph de Smidt, on 5 December 1883.1 He died on 8 July 1930 at age 74.1
     He was educated at Spring's Academy, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 He was educated between 1863 and 1869 at Campbelltown School, Bluff, New ZealandG.1 He was He raised and commanded the Naval and Artillery Volunteers.2 He was member and chairman of the Bluff Harbour Board.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) [New Zealand] in 1887.2 He was awarded the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Officers' Decoration (V.D.)2 He held the office of Member of the House of Representatives (M.H.R.) [New Zealand] between 1887 and 1919, for Awarua.1 He held the office of Colonial Secretary [New Zealand].2 He held the office of Minister for Railways, Industries and Commerce [New Zealand].2 He held the office of Postmaster-General [New Zealand] in 1887.2 He held the office of Minister for Public Health [New Zealand].2 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1901.1 He held the office of Prime Minister of New Zealand between 1906 and 1912.2 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1907.2 He was created 1st Baronet Ward [U.K.] on 20 June 1911.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) [New Zealand] between 1925 and 1930, for Invercargill.1 He held the office of Prime Minister of New Zealand between 1928 and 1930.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1930.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.1
     

Children of Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Bt. and Theresa Dorothea de Smidt

Citations

  1. [S24] Claudia Orange, editor, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Volume Two, 1870-1900 (Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books and Department of Internal Affairs, 1993), page 565-569. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of N.Z. Biography: Volume Two.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4068. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Theresa Dorothea de Smidt1

F, #49373, d. 7 February 1927
Last Edited=15 Sep 2019
     Theresa Dorothea de Smidt was the daughter of Henry Joseph de Smidt.2 She married Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Bt., son of William Thomas Ward and Hannah Dorney, on 5 December 1883.1 She died on 7 February 1927.1
     Her married name became Ward. She was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)2

Children of Theresa Dorothea de Smidt and Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S24] Claudia Orange, editor, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Volume Two, 1870-1900 (Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books and Department of Internal Affairs, 1993), page 565-569. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of N.Z. Biography: Volume Two.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4068. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Henry Joseph de Smidt1

M, #49374
Last Edited=15 Sep 2019
     Henry Joseph de Smidt lived at New ZealandG.1

Child of Henry Joseph de Smidt

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4068. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Elizabeth Bertha Petre1

F, #49375
Last Edited=21 Nov 2015
     Elizabeth Bertha Petre is the daughter of Robert George Petre and Elizabeth Grace Ferguson.2 She married Lloyd Kendal Wilson, son of Charles Kendal Wilson, on 18 February 1942.1
     Her married name became Wilson.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Lloyd Kendal Wilson1

M, #49376
Last Edited=21 Nov 2015
     Lloyd Kendal Wilson is the son of Charles Kendal Wilson.1 He married Elizabeth Bertha Petre, daughter of Robert George Petre and Elizabeth Grace Ferguson, on 18 February 1942.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Charles Kendal Wilson1

M, #49377
Last Edited=21 Nov 2015

Child of Charles Kendal Wilson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Petre1

M, #49378, b. 11 October 1866
Last Edited=21 Nov 2015
     John Petre was born on 11 October 1866.1 He was the son of Hon. Henry William Petre and Mary Ann Eleanor Walmesley.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lucy Agnes Petre1

F, #49379, b. circa 1851, d. 21 January 1923
Last Edited=21 Nov 2015
     Lucy Agnes Petre was born circa 1851. She was the daughter of Hon. Henry William Petre and Mary Ann Eleanor Walmesley.2 She married Philip Wellesley Colley on 14 June 1871.1 She died on 21 January 1923.1
     Her married name became Colley.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Philip Wellesley Colley1

M, #49380, d. 19 April 1926
Last Edited=21 Nov 2015
     Philip Wellesley Colley married Lucy Agnes Petre, daughter of Hon. Henry William Petre and Mary Ann Eleanor Walmesley, on 14 June 1871.1 He died on 19 April 1926.1
     He lived at Mayfair, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]