Info 2d, Emma Goodyer - Vinsen

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Emma Goodyer
Born 17sep1856 Castlemain, Victoria, AU.
Married 29 nov 1878 NZ to Robert Vinsen
Emma died 1939 Westport, NZ

Robert born ~ 1847, Kent
died 7th feb 1929 buried Kiori, Wellington aged 84

Hawkes Bay Herald, 5th December 1878
VINSEN— GOODYER.— On the 29th November, at St Peter's Church, Wellington, by the Ven. Archdeacon Stock,
Robert Vinsen, fourth son of Henry Vinsen, of Canterbury, England,
to Emma Goodyer, eldest daughter of Joseph Goodyer, of Castlemaine, Victoria.
Emmna Macmahon and Robert Visen

Grey River Argus, 6th October 1886
VINSEN— On the 5th inst., at the residence of his parents, Hospital street, Montague Goodyear, the beloved son of Robert and Emma Vinsen, aged 4 years.

Greymouth Evening Star,   12th May 1908
His Worship the Mayor (Mr T .E. Coates) presided at a large gathering at Revington’s Hotel last evening when Mr Robert Vinsen, who is leaving for the Empire City, was entertained by a number of his friends.
After the usual loyal toasts had been enthusiastically honored, the Mayor proposed the health of their guest and referred in eulogistic terms to Mr Vinsen, who, while captain of the Fire Brigade and as a citizen, had done yeoman service for the town.
As a memento of their esteem and regard he presented Mr Vinsen with a gold sovereign case and other souvenirs of his connection with the town.

Greymouth Evening Star,   22nd November 1911
The marriage is announced of Miss Linda Vinsen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Vinsen, of 108 Adelaide Road, Wellington and late of Greymouth, where Mr. Vinsen was for many years captain of the locol Fire Brigade.
In severing her connection with the D.1.C., Miss Vinsen was presented with a handsome silver tea service and card tray, Mr Corrigan, the manager, making the presentation. Miss Vinsen was also the recipient of many useful gifts at a kitchen tea, arranged by Mrs and the Misses Kirks, of Wadestown.
Her marriage is to take place on the 19th December to Mr Rupert L. Paget, of Daniel Street, Wellington.


Area 09, Block B, Row 10, Plot 023
Robert dearly loved husband of emma Vinsen
who departed this life 7th feb 1929 in his 84th Year
Be Glad with him, all ye who loved him, all ye who mourn for him.

Emma dearly beloved wife of Robert Vinsen
who fell asleeep 3rd Jan 1939 aged 82 .
God Called her home to rest.

Evening Post,   4th Januaary 1939
On January 3, 1939, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. R. Paget, 73 Coromandel Street, Emma, widow of the late Robert Vinsen; aged 82 years.
Privately interred at Karori Cemetery today.
(West Coast papers please copy.)

Evening Post,   7th February 1939
In Memorium;
—In loveing memory of our dear Dad, who fell asleep on February 7, 1929.
A wonderful father only lent. One of the best God ever sent.
Inserted by his loveing family.

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