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Alexander Alison jnr. and Annie Stokoe

Alexander Alison jnr. 1st child of
Jane Cameron and Alexander Alison
b.15sep1846 at Jermyn St Auckland
m.07may1868 Auckland Annie Stokoe
Alexander jnrbr>
source Takapuna Library

Daily Southern Cross,   2nd October 1860
Auckland Post Office,
List of Unclaimned letters for the qt ended 30th September 1860
STOKOE miss A.

possible Stokoe origins GRO Birth mar qt 1843 Hexam
ancestry tree 4th march 1843 to Edward and Ann?
Edward Stokoe married sepqt1842 Beellingham to Margaret Hogg
1851 census
source          HO107; Piece: 2415; Folio: 474; Page: 12/13
place            Allendale, Hexam, Northumberland
dwelling        schedule 47, paper mill

Edward    Stokoe  head  36   Ag Lab     Carr Row, Warden,     Northumberland
Margaret  Stokoe  wife  27              Lee Hall, Bellingham, Northumberland
Ann       Stokoe  dau    8   Scholar    Crick Grange, Warden, Northumberland
John      Stokoe  son    5   Scholar    Warden  
Thomas    Stokoe  son    8 Mo

New Zealand Herald,   24th December 1874
At 8 o'clock p.m., on 27th Nov., a fire was observed io be burning furiously at Devonport. The building which proved to be on fire was a large stable, the property of Messrs. Alison Brothers, butchers.
It was a new building, situated near the Naval Depot, There was a considerable quantity of hay in the stable, and this, and the building which was destroyed, would not be more than covered by £200. We believe no insurance had been effected on the property.
The cause of the fire was probably the spontaneous combustion of the hay stored in the loft.

Auckland Libraries, Card Index, P.8 W.N. 28.9.1878
Mr. Oliver Mays has sold his property at Devonport, consisting of Store, Dwellings and Bakery and
leashold of the Forshore to Messrs. Alison Bros.

from CHANNEL North shore's monthly magazine
In 1881, two brothers, Alexander jnr.(1846-1923) and Ewen Alison (1853-1945), founded the Devonport Steam Ferry Company, and Ewen continued to manage the ferries until 1934. That company’s ferries were the main means of transport for North Shore residents wanting to travel to and from the City side of the Waitemata Harbour until 1959, with the opening of the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

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