Info 5x. Jane Cameron and Alexander Alison
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New Zealand Spectator and
Cook Strait Gardian, 22nd November 1845
Married on the 17th November inst.
Mr. Alexander Alison, Formerly of Inverness, shipwright, now of H M Colonial Brig "Victoria" to Jane, third daughter of Mr.Ewen Cameron, formerly of Ardgour, Argyleshire.
Alexander Alison (senior)
born in Inverness on 30 January 1810,
Emmigrated on 5 Jul 1840 to
Wellington, New Zealand
He died on 26 Jun 1887
at Takapuna, Auckland, aged 77.
Buried in Jun 1887
at Mt Victoria, Devonport, Auckland,
Alexander had worked as a ship's carpenter and
later became a boat builder, at first along the Auckland waterfront on the City side.
His wife Jean Cameron was born in Argyl, Scotland in 1815 and came to Wellington in 1840.
They married in 1845 and came to Auckland in 1848.
1853 Auckland, Auckland Province, Northern division Alexand Alison, Official Bay, Shipwright, Freehold Estate 1857 Auckland, Auckland Province, Northern division Alexand Alison, Official Bay, Shipwright, Freeholder Electoral Roll on 1 Apr 1859 at Jermyn St, Auckland,, 1871 Auckland, Auckland East Alexand Alison, North Head, Freehold, Jermyn Street, part of allotment 7 sec 1 1872 Auckland Wiatamata Alexander Alison North Shore, Freehold, Takapuna allotment no.15a section 2 Alexander Alison jnr. Beach Road Devonport, North shore 1881 Wiatamata Alison Alexander , freehold Devonport, Settler, Part 15a ,Devonport and Dwelling Alison Alexander jnr Freehold Devonport, Butcher, Part 15a Devonport and Dwelling Alison Duncan donald tobias, Devonport Carpenter, Part 8 and 17 Devonport and 2 Dwellings Alison Ewen william , freehold, Devonport, Butcher, Part 19, Devonport and dwelling Alison John, freehold, ngunguru, carpenter, Part 8 Devonport Alison Rodrick Alison , freehold, Devonport, builder, Sec 11 and 12 of 14 DevonportTwo sons of Jane (jean) and Alexander snr. ,Roderick and Toby, are less known.
|Daily Southern Cross 2 sept 1871|
Alexander Alison and Jane Alison, nuisance by obstructing a road.
Judgment in the following cases was postponed until certain questions
of law should have been considered, and decided by the Court of Appeal.
5th Sept 1871
Nuisance by Obstructing a. Road. -
Alexander Alison and Jane Alison, charged with obstructing a road at the North Shore, surrendered to their bail.-
Mr. Brooktield, Crown Prosecutor, said :
In the last session of this Court a true bill was found in this case. They were admitted to bail, and the case was adjourned to this sitting by request. I have since received instructions to enter a nolle prosequi. fofis Honor called the defendant to appear, and told him that his attendance had been requested in order to release his sureties from their bonds. He was now released, as the prosecution had been withdrawn.
Mr. Allison asked about the payment of the expenses to which he had been put by the prosecution.
His Honor informed him, that this Court had no power to interfere in the matter of costs in such proceedings.
Notices. No. 6139. VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith. To Samuel Cochrane, late of the City of Auckland, in the Province of Auckland, New Zealand, Auctioneer, but now of parts beyond seas ; Thomas Duder, Signalman, and Alexander Alison, Senior, Settler, both of the North Shore, near the City of Auckland aforesaid; Edwin Heaketh and John Richmond, of the City of Auckland aforesaid, Solicitors ; and Henry Colin Balneavis, Sheriff of the District of Auckland. Greeting. WHEREAS an action is now pending in our Supreme Court of New Zealand, Northern District, Province of Auckland, between John Benjamin Russell, of Auckland, in the Province of Auoklani, and Colony of New Zealand, Solicitor, Plaintiff, and George Beddoes, late of the North Shore, near Auckland aforesaid,' Ship-builder, Defendant ; and in order that the plaintiff may proceed in the said action, we command that you do retain and keep all and singular lands and other hereditaments, ships, moneys, and chattels, bills, bonds, and other property of whatsoever nature in your custody or under your control at the time of the service of this writ, belonging to the above named defendant, or to or in which such defendant shall at that time be legally or equitably entitled, or otherwise beneficially interested, and whether solely or jointly with any other person or persons, and all debts of every kind then due by you to such defendant, although the same or any part thereof may be payable ##################### Witness: His Honor Sir George Alfred Arney, Knight, Chief Justice of our said Supreme Court of New Zealand, at Auckland, this twelfth day of December, 1872. (L.S.) This Writ was sued out by Aura Dxvom, of Shortland-street, Auckland, Solicitor for the said Plaintiff.
|Daily southern Cross, 30 Nov 1867|
AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNCIL. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29.
The Speaker took the chair At five minutes past three o'clock. PETITION Mr. Wynn presented the following petition respecting the erection of a wharf at the North Shore :- "To the Honourable the Provincial Council of the Province of Auckland, in Council assembled. " The petition of the undersigned settlers at the Flagstaff, North Shore, Humbly showeth, -
1. That at a meeting of settlers held here in August, 1866, for the purpose of raising funds for the erection of a public wharf near the road leading to Takapuna Lake and 'the northern settlements, your petitioners were appointed a oommittee to collect subscriptions and oarry on the proposed work.
2. Thaton the faith of subcriptions, and on the understanding that one-half of the cost of the work would be paid by the Provincial Government in scrip, as provided by the Waste Lands Act, 1867, your petitioners guaranteed the entire cost of the wharf to the contractor.
3. That two of your petitioners were appointed to see that the work was carried out according to the plans and specifications furnished by the Provincial Engineer-in-Chief ; but (being guided by the subscriptions actually paid and those doubtful) modified the specification, without, in their opinion and that of the subscribers generally, impairing in ,the least the stability or utility of the structure.
4. That, in consequenoe of such modification, your petitioners cannot obtain the certificate which iis necessary before land scrip can be issued to them.
5. Tour petitioners, however, re-spectfully submit they have mrected a solid and substantial public wharf, which will be of great and increasing ' benefit to the settlers of this and other districts, and have acted in the spirit, if not to the letter, of 'the scrip regulations. Your petitioners therefore humbly pray that your honourable Council will carefully investigate their case, and grant such relief as may seem meet ; and your petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pray, &c. "
Samuel Cochbane. Alexander Alison. Frederick Cock. George Webster. Thomas Dudee. James Hammond."
Evening Post 14 nov 1901 Anglo Colonial Notes Recent callers at the New Zealand Agency-General include: - .... Miss L. Woodhouse, of Papanui; and Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Alison, of Auckland, and family, who are staying at 32, Dorset-Square.
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