Robert and Sarah Evans great great great grandparents with 2 of their children

St Johns Cemetery, Ashley Street, Rangiora


My g g g grandparents Robert (b1827, Surrey, England, m25 Dec 1845 Surrey, England d1906 Kaiapoi, NZ) and Sarah (b1827 Surrey, England d 1911, Rangiora, NZ) EVANS nee KITCHENER buried with 2 of their 15 children - their son also named Robert who died aged 29 and was married and their daughter Sarah died 1869 of burns aged 10 years.


Robert and Sarah (senior) arrived in NZ aboard the 'Cressy' 1850 with their 2 eldest children [one, the eldest, Richard is buried with his wife Georgina in this cemetery. The other, Lucy, married Benjamin Smith PAWSEY who is buried here also but she remarried twice and do not know where she is buried).


Mention of Robert and Sarah's Golden Wedding anniversary celebration January 1896 at the Good Templar [Lodge] Hall [scroll to item:


Robert (senior) obituary:

  • Tollkiwi 4y

    This is also my GGG Grandparents Robert and Sarah Evans whose daughter Jane Agnes married William Henry Ledbrook and their daughter Gerogina Sarah Sophia Evans married David John Weir and they had David Earnest Weir who maried Iris Ricketts and their son Kelvin married my mother ...............Cheers Kerry Weir
  • SandyEm 4y

    That's very cool :) nice to meet distant cousins! :) Love to add you to my family tree information I've been researching the EVANS line for years...first one i attempted. Many people doing it. I had different information to what you have given above. If you supply an email to sarndra at sarndra dot com i will send you what i have... and we can sort out any discrepancies.
  • DenaD2010 4y

    Hi Sandy - my mother is Elizabeth Innes, daughter of Murray and June Innes. Can give you contact details if you would like to email me on Cheers Dena.
  • SandyEm 4y

    Hi Dena! We are 5th cousins! {Don't fabulous genealogy programme works it out LOL!

    That would be fantastic! I'll email you with what i've got on your line shortly. Anything to add would be just super!

    cheers and thanks for contacting
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