Individual Notes

Note for:   James Percival Thorpe,   16 APR 1882 - 30 APR 1965         Index

     Date:   14 AUG 1888
     Place:   Hokitika Parish, Hokitika

     Date:   3 MAY 1965
     Place:   Cremated At Northern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales

Individual Note:
     Full Name from Hokitika School Record

*Birth Details Date: 1882, Folio No: 1556, Area: Hokitika, June quarter, Name: Percival James Thorpe*

School Record for Hokitika Primary School shows James Thorpe, Registrar No: 1607, Former Registrar No: 1278, Date of Admission: 10/2/1887, Former Registrar No: 1360, Date of Admission: 16/8/1887, Parent: Richard Thorpe, Date of Birth: 16/4/1882, Last School: Convent, Date month & year of passing Std 1: 10/1891, Last Day of Attendance: 30/6/1892, Week Name removed from the Register: 5/3/1892, Highest Std for which Certificate has been issued: 1, Destination: Christchurch

Catholic Diocese of Christchurch Baptism Records show Percy James Thorpe, ID Code: 130477, Date of Baptism: 14/8/1888, Parish: Hokitika (Note: Baptism with his sister, Beatrice May Thorpe)

Military Personnel Record shows James Percival Thorpe, WWI 17/297 Army, Period: 1914 - 1918, Archives Ref: Agency: AABK, Series: 18805, Accession: W5553, Box: 120, Record: 114474, Archives NZ, Wellington
NZ WWI Service Personnel & Reserves Index shows James Percival Thorpe, Category: Nominal Roll Volume 1, Regimental No: 17/297, Rank: Trooper, Body or Draft: Fourth, Unit: Veterinary Corps, Marital Status: Single, Last Address: Fielding, Next of Kin: Mrs M? Thorpe, Mother, Tonks Grove, Wellington

*Married 21/2/1918 at St Giles Registrar's Office, England*

1922 Patea Electoral Roll shows James Thorpe, Linklater's Stables, Waverley, Groom

1949 Auckland Central General Roll shows James Percival Thorpe, 3 Symonds St, C1, Proprietor

NSW Births, Marriages and Deaths web site shows James Percival Thorpe, Registration No: 20251/1965, Father: Richard, Mother: Anne, District: Manly

Death Certificate shows 1965 Deaths registered in the District of Sydney at Manly in the State of New South Wales by John Colin Anderson, Acting Assistant District Registrar.
No in Register: 226, James Percival Thorpe, Occ: Stud Master, Aged: 83 years, When and Where Died: 30/4/1965, District Hospital Manly, Usual Residence: 13 Arthur Street, Fairlight, Birthplace: Hokitika, New Zealand, Length of Residence in Australia: 7 years, Father: Richard Thorpe, Occ: Farmer?, Mother: Anne Ryan, Deceased Marriage Details: Where: London, England, At what age: 35 years, To whom: Winifred Brooke, Widower, Issues: Betty, Aged: 42 years, None deceased, Informant: Certificate by B Koopmans, Daughter, 48 Daintrey Street, Fairlight, Cause of Death: Cerebral haemorrhage, 13 days, Arteriosclerosis, 10 years, Certified: G. Verbok (Registered), When and Where Buried or Cremated: 3/5/1965, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Superintendent by whom certified: R. McLeod, Superintendent, Name and Religion of Minister: W. J. Reboul, Church of England, Names of Witnesses to Burial or Cremation: V. Bates, Date of Registration: 10/5/1965

Checked the Sydney Morning Herald for a Death Notice 30/4/1965 to 5/5/1965 but could not see one

Individual Notes

Note for:   George William Thorpe,   20 DEC 1868 - 9 JAN 1950         Index

     Date:   24 DEC 1868
     Place:   Hokitika Parish, Hokitika

     Place:   Cremated At Canterbury Crematorium, Christchurch

Individual Note:
     Name from Hokitika Primary School Records

*Birth Details Date Registered: 1869, Folio No: 727, Area: Hokitika, No quarter*

Birth Certificate shows Registrar's Return of all entries of Births in the Register Book for the District of Hokitika, during the Quarter ending the 31st March 1869, No: 591, When and Where Born: 20 December, Hokitika, George William, Father: Richard Thorpe, Occ: Carter, Mother: Ann Thorpe formerly Ryan, Informant: Richard Thorpe, When Registered: 27 January

Catholic Diocese of Christchurch Baptism Records show George Will. Thorpe, ID Code: 134610, Date of Baptism: 24/12/1868, Parish: Hokitika

School Record for Hokitika Primary School shows George Thorpe, Registrar No: 439, Date of Admission: 6/8/1881, Parent: Richard Thorpe, Date of Birth: 20/12/1868, Date month & year of passing Std 2: 11/1879, Date month & year of passing Std 3: 12/1880, Date month & year of passing Std 4: 10/1882, Date month & year of passing Std 5: 9/1883, Highest Std for which certificate has been issued: Std 5, year 1883, Destination: Situation

1893 Electoral Roll shows George William Thorpe, Electorate, Christchurch, Voting Qualification: Residential, Residential Address: 114 Montreal St Sydenham, Occ: Draper

*Marriage Details Date: 1895, Folio No: 580, Names: George William Thorpe and Lillian Ellen Leatham (sic)*

The West Coast Times 14th January 1895 shows
Thorpe - Leathem (sic) - On January 9th, at St Paul's Wesleyan Church, Hokitika, by the Rev. J. T. Burrowes, George William, eldest son of the late Richard Thorpe, Hokitika, to Lillian Ellen, eldest daughter of Hugh Leathem (sic), Tai-Tapu, Canterbury

The Evening Post 26th July 1899 shows
George W. Thorpe and Richard J. Thorpe were ordered to contribute regularly to the support of their mother.

1905 - 1906 Nelson Roll shows George William Thorpe, Nelson, Draper

Military Personnel Record shows George William Thorpe, WWI 42595 Army, Period: 1914 - 1918, Archives Ref: Agency: AABK, Series: 18805, Accession: W5553, Box: 120, Record: 114464, Archives NZ, Wellington

*Death Details Date: 1950, Folio No: 971, Area: Timaru, March quarter*

The Press 10th January 1950 shows
Thorpe - On January 9, 1950, at Timaru, George William, dearly beloved husband of Lillian Ellen Thorpe, of 34 Wai-iti road; aged 82 years. Private cremation This Day (Tuesday), January 10, at the Canterbury Crematorium, Christchurch. No flowers by request.