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Mrs Pawsey
The Cressy

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This is Lucy Jane nee Evans, who was born in 1849 in Surrey, England, and was baptised at St Marks, Kensington, London, on February 10, 1850.

Her parents were Robert and Sarah Evans (nee Kitchener). Lucy married Benjamin Smith Pawsey on March 10, 1869. Benjamin and Sarah farmed “Wattle Grove’’ in the Cust Valley until 1904, when they moved to West Melton. The couple had nine children − Mary Ann Eliza, Sarah Ann Lucy, Honora Maria, Caroline Sophia, Benjamin Smith, Elizabeth Harriet (Eliza), Charlotte Emily, Joseph Arthur and Alice Frances. Lucy died on December 19, 1917, from carcinoma of the liver.1

 

Footnotes:
1: Robin Pawsey, unpublished family history

 

POSTED BY: Sarndra Lees : October 14, 2006
Lucy married secondly on 13 December 1910 at Christchurch Registry Office to James BROWN (b1854, Glasgow, Scotland).  I have not found her grave yet but her first husband (Benjamin d 28 July 1906) and eldest daughter  Mary Ann Eliza PAWSEY (d 22 Sep 1883 aged 9) are buried at St John's Anglican Cemetery, Ashley Street, Rangiora.  If you want photos, please email.
POSTED BY: Bernard Kingsbury : October 17, 2006
For further info on the Pawsey family of Terrace Rd Cust contact the Cust Museum Box 110 Cust.
POSTED BY: Sarndra Lees : December 06, 2009
lLucy was a babe in arms on the journey onboard the Cressy with her parents and elder brother [many siblings born after arrival in NZ].
Lucy married secondly on 13 December 1910 at Christchurch Registry Office to James BROWN (b1854, Glasgow, Scotland).  I have not found her grave yet but her first husband (Benjamin d 28 July 1906) and eldest daughter  Mary Ann Eliza PAWSEY (d 22 Sep 1883 aged 9) are buried at St John's Anglican Cemetery, Ashley Street, Rangiora.  If you want photos, please email.
POSTED BY: Sarndra Lees : December 06, 2009
Lucy married secondly on 13 December 1910 at Christchurch Registry Office to James BROWN (b1854, Glasgow, Scotland).  I have not found her grave yet but her first husband (Benjamin d 28 July 1906) and eldest daughter  Mary Ann Eliza PAWSEY (d 22 Sep 1883 aged 9) are buried at St John's Anglican Cemetery, Ashley Street, Rangiora.  If you want photos, please email.