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Stephen Gilbert Rountree (1851 - 1918)

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Stephen Gilbert (Gilbert) Rountree
Born in Portadown, county Armagh, Irelandmap
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Husband of — married in New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Auckland, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Feb 2015
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Categories: Portland, sailed 30 April 1863 | Portadown, Armagh | Migrants from Ireland to New Zealand | New Zealand Colonists.

Ireland Native
Gilbert Rountree was born in Ireland
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Gilbert Rountree migrated from Ireland to New Zealand.
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Ship Portland from London to Auckland 1863
Steerage Passengers -
Meredith, Margaret, Gilbert, Emma, Meredith & Joseph Rountree.
Jones Rountree listed separately

family settled at Oakleigh/Mangapai Northland.
1894 occupation : Accountant; & later Manager Auckland Savings Bank

Auckland Star 9th September 1918
ROUNTREE - On September 9th 1918 at his late residence, Beresford Street Bayswater, Stephen Gilbert dearly beloved husband of Julia Rountree and late manager Auckland Savingsbank aged 67 years.

New Zealand Herald 10th September 1918 [1]
As old and well known resident of Auckland, Mr. S. Gilbert Rountree died at his residence at Bayswater yesterday. Mr. Rountree, who was 67 years of age, came to Auckland from Ireland as a boy of ten. He was on the Thames goldflelds in the early days, and subsequently joined the staff of the Auckland Savings Bank. In 1877 he was appointed accountant, which position he held until 1912. Upon the retirement of the late Mr. Richard Cameron, Mr. Rountree was appointed manager of the bank. He retired in 1916 after 41 years' service. He was a prominent worker in various religious and philanthropic movements. He held the positions of deacon and elder of the Baptist Tabernacle and was superintendent of the Sunday School. He founded the Christian Endeavour Society and for a time was connected with the Epsom Baptist Church, Central Mission, and the Auckland Sunday School Union. Mr. Rountree is survived by Mrs. Rountree, who was a daughter of the late Mr. Robert Bentley of Devonport; and by two sons and five daughters. The sons are Mr. Harry Rountree the well known artist of London, and Mr. E. G. Rountree, of the N.Z.E.F. London section. The daughters are Mrs. A. L. Ferneyhough of Taupaki, Mrs. Samuel Barry of Auckland, Mrs. J. Mourant of Orini, Mrs. W. R. Ellingham of Auckland, and Mrs. H. L. Richards of New Plymouth. The funeral will take place at the O'Neill's Point cemetery to-morrow morning.


Date: 9 SEP 1918
Place: Auckland, New Zealand
Note: age 67[1]


Date: 10 SEP 1918
Place: O’Neils Point Cemetery, Auckland
Note: row X plot lll


Husband: Stephen Gilbert (Gilbert) Rountree
Wife: Julia Bartley
Date: 1874
Place: New Zealand
Child: Eva Rountree
Child: Harry Rountree
Child: Maud Rountree
Child: Vera Rountree
Child: Zillah Rountree
Child: Myrtle Rountree
Child: Edward Gilbert (Ted) Rountree


  1. Source: #S1
  • Dept of Internal Affairs, New Zealand -
  • N.Z. MARRIAGES - 1874/13930 - Julia Bartley & Stephen Gilbert Rountree
  • N.Z. DEATHS - 1918/16963 - Rountree Stephen Gilbert aged 67 years

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