Emily Chisholm (Tonks) (1869 - 1938)

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Birthplace: Lawrence, Clutha District, Otago, New Zealand
Death: Died in Wellington, New Zealand
Managed by: Donna Lodge
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1869
December 15, 1869
Lawrence, Clutha District, Otago, New Zealand

New Zealand BDM Registration 1869/35659

1891
December 15, 1891
Age 22
Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand BDM Registration 1891/2264

CHISHOLM-TONKS On the 15th December, at Wesley Church, by Rev. J. J. Lewis, Frederick James, third son of J. W. Chisholm, to Emily, third daughter of E. Tonks both of Wellington

(Evening Post, 17 December 1891)

1893
1893
Age 23
New Zealand

New Zealand BDM Registration 1893/3266

1894
1894
Age 24
New Zealand

New Zealand BDM Registration 1894/5349

1900
December 2, 1900
Age 30
New Zealand

New Zealand BDM Registration 1901/4101

1904
1904
Age 34
New Zealand

New Zealand BDM Registration 1904/10150

1938
January 22, 1938
Age 68
Wellington, New Zealand

The death, occurred on Saturday last of Mrs. F. J. Chisholm, while visiting her daughter at Christchurch. Mrs. Chisholm, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Tonks, was the wife of Mr. F. J. Chisholm, late Chief Postmaster, Dunedin, and previously Deputy v Chief Wellington. Her family consisted of Messrs. Noel and Keith Chisholm, and Mrs. H. S. Wynn-Parke,^Wellington, and of Mrs. N. McLeod-Smith, of Merivale, Christchurch. ,
Mrs. Chisholm spent most of her life in Wellington. She was a lady of pleasant personality, and her many friends in Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Palmerston North will regret to hear of her death. •
The funeral'took; place at Karori on Tuesday last, prior to which a short service was held, at Wesley Church, Taranaki Street, conducted by the Rev. Percy Paris, who spoke feelingly of Mrs.' Chisholm's estimable qualities. Mr. H. Temple White presided at the organ. There were many beautiful floral1 tributes, including one from the Trust Board of Wesley Church, of which Mr. Chisholm is a member.

(Evening Post, 26 January 1938)

January 25, 1938
Age 68
Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand

Last name CHISHOLM
First name EMILY
Age 59 Years
Occupation Married
Service date 25/01/1938
Service provided Burial
Cemetery Karori
Section PUBLIC
Plot number 367 L
Record number 59818

(Wellington City Council database)