Machell Watson-Munro (Watson)

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Charles Christopher Machell Watson-Munro (Watson)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, UK
Death: Died in Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Tauranga, Tauranga City, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles James Watson-Munro and Jessie Watson (Dobson)
Husband of Ethel Marion Emily Watson-Munro
Ex-husband of Emily Bourke (Watson-Munro) (Coates)
Father of Evelyn Nina Hare; Sybil Nicholson (Watson-Munro); Charles Norman Machell Watson-Munro and <private> McGavin (Watson-Munro)
Half brother of Norman Watson-Munro and Nina Florence Watson-Munro

Managed by: Peter Norman McGavin
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About Machell Watson-Munro (Watson)

Named Machell after the famous Captain Machell of Barnard Castle.

Mother died three weeks after giving birth.

Age 3 in 1881 census, ref: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X3N7-WJN

Educated privately at Glenalmond, Perthshire, Scotland.

Changed surname from WATSON to WATSON MUNRO by deed poll 22/7/1881, when father remarried.

Lived with step-mother, half brother and half sister in wealthy circumstances.

Achieved Electrical and Mechanical degree A.M.I.E.E. London 1900 (Watson-Munro).

Subjected to family pressures due to smoking and drink.

Served in Boer War, married in South Africa, then emigrated to New Zealand alone.

Lived near Dunedin (from about 1905?)

Remarried 7/4/1910.

Engineer (dam construction).

University lecturer (Christchurch).

Christchurch about 1913, Wanganui 1917-19, Guildford England 1919-21, Wellington 1921, Lower Hutt about 1924, 11th Ave, Tauranga about 1939, Lower Hutt 1942.

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Machell Watson-Munro (Watson)'s Timeline

1877
October 16, 1877
Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, UK
1904
September 6, 1904
Age 26
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1905
1905
Age 27
1910
April 7, 1910
Age 32
Wellington, New Zealand
1911
February 12, 1911
Age 33
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
1912
August 27, 1912
Age 34
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
1915
August 1, 1915
Age 37
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
1942
July 23, 1942
Age 64
Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
July 25, 1942
Age 64
Tauranga, Tauranga City, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand