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G G G Grandparents Robert and Sarah EVANS nee KITCHENER
On their 60th Wedding Anniversary
25 December 1905, Rangiora, New Zealand
Married on 25 December 1845,
Parish Church, Parish of St Mary, Newington, Surrey, England







Great Grandmother
Lucy Jane EVANS (aged approx. 15, 25, 60)
Born 22 January 1891, Swannanoa, Canterbury, New Zealand
Baptised 12 July 1891, St Matthew's, Fernside, Canterbury, New Zealand (Rev. B W Dudley officiated)
Married 6 April 1911, At her fathers house, Sewell St, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand
To John William KENNEDY (17/8/1888 ~ 22/10/1963)
Died 31 March 1961, 24 Andrews Crescent, Christchurch
Buried at Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand





Great Great Aunt and Uncle Joseph and Frances Louisa (Lou) PAWSEY nee EVANS
Frances is sister to my G Grandmother Lucy EVANS
Frances 1889 ~ 1977
Joseph 5/8/1889 ~ 1951, Son of Benjamin Smith and Lucy Jane PAWSEY nee EVANS
Married 6 September 1911, Home of Mrs G Pearce, Rolleston, Christchurch, NZ





Great Great Grandparents
James Edward EVANS
Son of Robert EVANS & Sarah nee KITCHENER
Born 13 June 1860, Fernside, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Died 10 June 1941
Public Hospital, Christchurch from his residence at Darfield, NZ,
(of Uraemia 6 days, Cerebral Thrombosis 2 wks)
Married 1 November 1886
At St Mary's Church, Oxford, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Frances Fanny nee STEVENSON
Daughter of James George STEVENSON and Sarah nee PAWSON
Born 30 July 1864,Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, NZ
Died Kaiapoi, Canterbury, NZ of Influenza

Their children: Left to Right
James (George), 12/6/1899 ~ 1983
Married Eleanor FULLER

Lucy Jane (my G Grandmother)

Rosannah (Rose) Standing at back, 22/7/1887 ~
Married Alfred HARVEY

Lillian (sitting beside Lucy), 22/8/1901 ~
Married William WITHERS

Caroline (Carrie), (Standing to the back between parents),
30/9/1896 ~
Married Leonard Walter DENCH

Ethel (small girl standing between parents)
1/1/1908 ~ 9/8/1940 (Died of Pneumonia)
Married William Henry DENCH

Annie 26/9/1904 ~
Married Charles Alfred PETTIGREW

Francis Louisa (Lou) 1889 ~ 1977 not present
Married Joseph PAWSEY (her cousin)

Great Great Aunt
Ethel Dolithy EVANS

Sister of Lucy
Born 1 January 1908, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, NZ
Married 12 March 1930,St Bartholomews, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, NZ
Died 9 August 1940, Christchurch, NZ of Pneumonia.
Buried St Barnabas Anglican Church, Woodend, Canterbury, NZ (infront of church)






The family of Joseph EVANS (my G G G Uncle)
Born 29 October 1843, London, ENGLAND
Married 14 April 1870,St Peters Church, Churchcorner, Riccarton, Christchurch, NZ
To Mary Anne BIRMINGHAM (C1844~27/7/1927)
Died 2 August 1914, Rawhiti Private Hsptl, Gloucester St, Christchurch
Buried Linwood Cemetery,Christchurch


Joseph arrived at Kowai Bush, Canterbury in 1867, from Heathcote.
He and his wife had three daughters, Grace, Alice and Mabel.

Joe and Mary set up the Kowhai Bush Guest House (in pic above) and had distinguished guests stay,
including Sir Baden Powell and the Plunkets