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  • ID: I230
  • Name: John NEWTH
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: NEWTH 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1850 1
  • Christening: 10 Nov 1850 Waimea West, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Death: 25 Nov 1918 in Waihi Beach, Coromandel, New Zealand of Influenza with complications described as paraylsis of the insane 1
  • _UID: CC958B83F21B4DAEA9A226D7B57DA20C9FC5
  • Change Date: 8 Oct 2013 at 19:19
  • Note:
    Moved to Waihi from Nelson .Recorded on Ohinemuri
    Electoral roll as Miner at Waitekauri.. Elected first pres ident of the Waihi Miners' Union 1902,(described in offic e as "masterly in action" TRAGIC HISTORY OF WAIHI STRIKE b y HE Holland 1973) Waihi Miners' Union a more militant uni on than Thames Union. but did not break away from Arbitrati on Act as Newth cautious (Salmon A HISTORY OF GOLD MINING ) Borough Councilor
    1903-08, Mayor 1908-13. Re -Elected 1911 as had confidenc e of Miners and defeated a radical candidate. Member Waih i Hospital & Charitable Aid Board. Waihi Schools Committee.
    Died of influenza 25.11.18 with complications described a s paralysis of the insane (18 months) at his home 15 Regen t Street. Buried plot 707
    Waihi Cemetery. Obituary in Daily Telegraph 25.11.1918.




    Father: Mark Daniel NEWTH b: 3 Jun 1827 in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England c: 24 Jun 1827 in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England
    Mother: Harriet NORRIS b: 1828 c: 10 Nov 1828 in Selborne, Hampshire, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Ann CLEMENS b: 1862 in Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand.
    • Married: 18 Dec 1883 in Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand.
    • Note: Reference Number:12198
    • Change Date: 22 Feb 2013
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ellen NEWTH b: 1885
    2. Has No Children Amy NEWTH b: 1886
    3. Has No Children Maud NEWTH b: 1887
    4. Has No Children Roy NEWTH b: 1890
    5. Has No Children Clemantis NEWTH b: 1892
    6. Has No Children NEWTH b: 1894
    7. Has No Children Jack NEWTH b: 1895
    8. Has No Children Leslie NEWTH b: 1898
    9. Has Children Mark Edward NEWTH b: 18 Mar 1901
    10. Has No Children Allen Clemens NEWTH b: 29 Sep 1903
    11. Has Children Arthur Courtney NEWTH b: 21 Feb 1906
    12. Has Children Walter John NEWTH b: 22 Feb 1909

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Newth.GED
      Title: Newth.GED
      Text: Date of Import: 21 Jul 2002
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