Elizabeth Ellen (Helen) ROGERS
10 DEC 1876 - 15 APR 1968

1876 Born 10th December.
Claines, Droitwich, Worcester

Birth Certificate

C:1879 - Moved from Worcester to Newport, Monmouthshire  

1881 Census - Family living at 33 Upper Raglan,
Monmouth, Wales.
Incorrectly listed as Edith E.

1886 23rd Sept - Father-
Henry Rogers dies at
Moor Park, Hoole, Chester.
Cheshire West : CAT/53/44
OS Map c:1875 Modern Map c:1875 same position


Census Listing
family living
5 Williams Terrace,
Hoole, Cheshire

Jessie ROGERS**
48 Head Widow Lets Lodgings, Scotland
Edith J ROGERS 19 daug Dressmaker Worcester
Ernest J ROGERS 17 son Boilersmith Worcester
Joseph ROGERS 16 son Coppersmith Worcester
Elizabeth E ROGERS 14 daug   Worcester
Annie L ROGERS 12 daug   Newport, Monmouthshire
Annie EVANS 20 boarder Dressmaker Conway, Caernarvonshire

Sometime between 1891 - 1901, Elizabeth worked as a governess to the Duke of Norfolk's, Aide De Camp's children in Arundel.
Family lore only, unproven.

1901 Census listing Elizabeth as
an assistant School teacher
and living in Hoole, Cheshire
boarding with her brother-in-law.
15 Prescott Street, Hoole, Chester.

1903 13 April, Living at 50 Ermine Road, Chester
at All Saints Parish Church,

Marriage Certificate

50 Ermine Road

1903 16th July
Living at 50 Ermine Road, Chester.
Daughter Elsie Kathleen born
Image from parish register.

1911 Living at Lyme Park, Macclesfield census district
Occupying the east lodge at the east gate


1919 After the being discharged, he moved to Drake Carr,
(house name), Disley, because his foresters job had been taken by his
previous second in charge and there were no other job prospects.

1921. emmigrated with whole family to New Zealand. It was a choice whether to move to Australia, NZ or South Africa. Upon arrival in Wellington,
they took the train to Auckland where Frederick was supposed to have work. Employment wasn't sorted out so they moved to Henderson where Elsie
had procured employment. Soon moved on though after Govt offered Frederick two jobs..either one at Helensville, which he didn't take, and the other
was on a farm at Terahia, Paeroa. Worked as a farm labourer for about two months then moved to Thames. There they lived at the top end of
Waiotahi Creek while he worked at A&E Price's foundry.After they seperated, Elizabeth then leased a shop at the creek end of Pollen St that had
accomodation and there she ran a confectionary shop, before the children helped her buy her house.

1921 14th July from Southampton.
emmigrated with whole family to
New Zealand.(Assisted by
Government, due to his eldest
daughter Elsie gaining
sponsorship from a doctor in
Auckland, Henderson).
NZ archives ref SS1/547-T5376

excerpt of the
emmigration passenger list
excerpt of the immigration passenger list
Sailed on the RMS Athenic


Elizabeth seperates from Frederick
Children help her to buy a House.
Runs her own tearooms, (Rendevous),
becomes a Thames Councillor and is
a main instigator to the Thames-Tairua Road.

1968 Died at Papatoetoe aged 91yrs.
Death Certificate
Buried at Ngongataha, Kauae Cemetery,
Block 14, Section R40 Plot 3.
Cemetery Plan

hand written pedigree.

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