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Harry Machin (1869 - 1946)

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Harry Machin
Born in Timaru, New
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Blenheim, Marlborough, New
Died in South Yarra, Victoria,
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2014
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1869: Harry is born November 9, location the place is assumed as Christchurch?

1875: Admitted to Timaru Main School.

1883 Dec. 19 Dec Last day at [this] school. And is recorded as leaving Timaru, destination Auckland [on his way to Australia?]...

1899: Harry [at 29] is back in NZ and marries Josephine Hannah Armstrong, they have a child Amelia Josephine b1900 in Wellington.

1903: But by this year Harry has returned to Melbourne and is reported as living with his brother Robert at their mother’s home in South Yarra.

As the years go on he is found boarding with various members of the family, until going it alone on his own in 1931. His NZ wife Josephine Machin is recorded to have died in 1943 in Nelson NZ.

1909: Harry [now a bricklayer] and his mother Annie have relocated to a small home at 35 Bowen Street Prahran.

1914: Harry [now recorded as a contractor] is sharing at 23 Sutherland rd. Armadale address with brother Robert [a Carpenter [35]] and Roberts wife Annie Catherine [nee Lethem] & their family.

1924: Harry [now 54, recorded as a builder] is listed at 5 Airlie Avenue Armadale. [[We also have brother Robert [45 the carpenter], wife Annie Catherine & their children, living at this same address, which is to become Robert & Annie's permanent family home]].

1931: Harry [61] is obviously a loner and now living by himself at 419 Chapel Street, South Yarra. -- In 1936 he moved along to 427 Chapel Street, he is still at 427 in 1943 [at 73] retired, and remains here until his death in 1946.

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Date: 9 November , 1869


Year: 1899
New Zealand Government. Statist #: 1899/2092


Australian Government. Statist #: 7130


Date: 12 Jul 1946
Place: Springvale Botanical Cemetery & Crematorium, Victoria, Australia
Note: CHURCH OF ENGLAND, MONUMENTAL, COMPARTMENT H SECTION 10 GRAVE 24... [add ref: C Of E H 10 24 Springvale Crem 115428 Age 76]

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