|Frederick Arthur HALL
20 FEB 1877 - 15 JUL 1960
|1877||born 20th Feb. Bromley Hurst,Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire.
|1877||Frederick's record of baptisim
|1881||Listed in the census living at his grandmothers
and her 2nd husbands farm (413 acres), Bromley Park.
|Frederick Arthur||14||son||Farmers son||Staffs, Bromley|
|Lillian Evelyn||12||daug||Staffs, Kings Bromley|
|Edith Elizabeth||10||daug||Staffs, Bromley Hurst|
|George Percival||6||son||Staffs, Bromley Hurst|
|Sydney Victor||3||son||Staffs, Yoxall|
|Emily Mewis||20||serv||gen domestic duties||Staffs, Yoxall|
|George Sunnicliff||15||serv||farm servant||Staffs, Yoxall|
|Farming at Lea Fields farm,
Handley Street Weaverslake, Yoxall -
Listed in census as living in Norley, Cheshire
|1903||Married Elizabeth Ellen Rogers
at All Saints Parish Church,
Living at 50 Ermine Road, Chester.
Daughter Elsie Kathleen born
Image from parish register.
|after Sept 1903 -||was employed at Lyme Park
as the head Forester,
and lived in the East Lodge
|1911||Living at Lyme Park, Macclesfield census district
Occupying the east lodge at the east gate
|World War 1
Frederick Arthur HALL Reg #114514, Gunner
68th Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA)
Church of England
Height 5' 10.5"
Physical Development fair
attested 11 Dec 1915
Joined RGA 2 Depot 20 Aug 1916 (Gosport)
England - 19-08-1916 - 15-09-1916
Contracted Malaria in Mesopotamia Nov 1918
Transferred to Dover Z reserve and discharged 1 May 1919
|1919|| After 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||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
NZ archives ref SS1/547-T5376
excerpt of the immigration passenger list
"The coachman went to Canada, and the foresters from East Lodge went to New Zealand."
Memories of Dora Addison. Extract from
Cricketer Preferred, Estate Workers At Lyme Park 1898 - 1946
It was a choice whether to move to NZ or South Africa. Upon arrival in Wellington, they took the train to Auckland and stayed at the People's Palace. He was supposed to have had work organised but the original employment had fallen through so they moved to Henderson where Elsie had procured employment.
We have arrived here safe and well and been in Auckland a week. Going out 1 1/2 miles to a house at Henderson tomorrow. Am trying to get on under the Govt & they are trying to find me a post. Am in touch with them now & the town Clerk of Auckland also, who is from Stoke. Meanwhile am after a berth about 36miles out at a park. Will write later. Auckland is a beautiful place, landed at Weliington.
Best love from Fred
He soon moved on though when the Govt. offered him two jobs.. one at an orchard in 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, to take up employment at A & E Price Foundry. There they lived at the top end of Waiotahi Creek and after some time Elizabeth took a lease on a shop at the creek end of Pollen St that had accomodation and there she ran a confectionary shop. Next came a move to the Shortland Street end and ran a tearoom.
|c:1934||Frederick separated from Elizabeth and was listed as living back at Waiotahi Creek again but just out of town.|
|1937 - 1949||Frederick was listed as a fruiterer in the Hauraki Electoral Rolls (Thames).|
|1960||Died at Thames Hospital aged
His eldest son Frederick paid for the
burial plot, Totara Cemetery, Thames.
37° 9'58.45"S x 175°33'37.30"E