Family Notes


Family Note:   Marriage Details Date: 1935, Folio No: 7988

Marriage Certificate shows, Folio No 59, 10/9/1935, St Matthews Church, Masterton; Leonard James Stewart, Age: 27, Occ: Plumber, Bachelor, Birthplace: Dannevirke, Residence: Present: Dannevirke, Usual: Dannevirke, Father: Leonard Vincent Stewart, Plumber, Mother: May Stewart nee Bott; Gwenyth Graham Miller, Age: 23, Occ: Blank, Spinster, Birthplace: Masterton, Residence: Present: Masterton, Usual: Masterton, Father: John Graham Miller, Fish Culturist, Mother: Elizabeth Anna Miller nee Gichard
Witnesses: J H Register, 65 High St Dannevirke, Painter; M J Miller Pownall St, Masterton, Denomination: Church of England

St George's Chapel at St Matthews Church, collapsed on the 24th June 1942 from an earthquake. As the whole Church was threatening to collapse, army engineers were called in to demolish the whole church