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Nelson Evening Mail, 27 March 1913
District News Murchison,
Wedding Bells.
A very pretty wedding was solemnised at St Pauls church on Wednesday the 19inst, when Mr S Anderson and Miss Agnes Goodyer 2nd daughter of Mr & Mrs Goodyer of Murchison, were united in the bonds of matrimony. The rev Mr Dart of Westport, was the officiating clergyman
The bridesmaids were Miss Ivy Goodyer and Miss Bessie Anderson sisters of the bride and bridegroom respectively. Mr James Anderson acted as best man. After the ceremony the guests were entertained at the residence of the brides parents, and after taking of refreshments the bride and bridgroom proceeded by Newmans motor car to Westport to spend their honeymoon.

The Colonist, 28th March 1913
On Wednesday last the marriage of Mr.Samuel Anderson and Miss Agnes Goodyer took place in St. Paul's Church.
There was a large gathering of friends to witness the ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. J. R. Dart, of Westport. The bride was attended by two bridesmaids Miss Ivy: Goodyer (sister of the bride) and Miss Bessie Anderson (sister of the: bridegroom). Mr. A. Hill was groomsman, and Mr. J. Anderson best man.-

After partaking of a light repast, at the residence of the bride's parents, the happy couple left by motor car for Westport, where a short honeymoon will be spent.
Agnes Wedding

The marriage of Mr Sam Anderson, of Westport, with.Miss Agnes Goodyer, second daughter of Mr William Goodyer, of Murchison and Blue Duck, took place at St Paul's Church at II a.m. on Wednesday last, 19th inst.
The little church was crowded, especially with ladies, all being anxious to see the bride's dress, which was of iron grey cashmere, with hat to match. The bride was given away by her father, and the ceremony was performed by the Rev Mr Dart of Westport. Miss Ivy Goodyer, sister of the bride, and Miss Bessie Anderson sister of the bridegroom, were bridesmaids. Mr James Anderson was best mam and Mr A. Hill groomsman.

The bridesmaids dresses were of cream radianta, will black hats, and each wore a gold brooch, the gift of the groom, after the ceremony the happy couple left by motorcar for Westport. A wedding breakfast was partaken of at the residence of the bride's parents, but only blood relations were present.

Tea in the afternoon to a slice of the wedding cake was given to several invited euests. Mrs Anderson's travelling dress was a navy blue costume (tailor made) A great many presents were received by the young people, who are very popular.


Marlborough Expess 30th March 1929
Quite a gloom was cast over Murchison on Friday morning (says the Nelson Colonist) when it became known that Mrs S. Anderson had passed away in the Reefton Hospital1. The deceased lady had apparently been in her usual Health until Saturday last, when she suddenly became ill, and medical aid was summoned.
On Monday Dr Warneford ordered her removal to a hospital, as an operation was found to be necessary. Unfortunately the road to Nelson was blocked, and after passing Iuangahua, Junction a slip was encountered or the Westport road, obliging the car to turn back and proceed to Reefton which was reached at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, after a journey of about 15 hours.
The operation was performed on Tuesday afternoon, and the unfortunate woman succumbed on Thursday evening.

Mrs Anderson was the second daughter of Mr and Mrs W. Goodyer, who are amongst the oldest and most highly, respected of the early settlers.
The bereaved husband, parents, and other relatives have the sincere sympathy of a large circe of friends at their sudden bereavment.

Murhison Notes, March 30th 1929
Mrs Anderson,

It is with deep regret we have to record the death of Mrs S Anderson of Murchison which took place at Reefton Hospital on Thursday night. The deceased lady had been conveyed to Reefton for a serious operation and in spite of youth and every skill and attention she quietly passed away.
Mrs Anderson has about 8 years married to Mr S Anderson of the firm of Hodgson of Murchison and was a daughter of Mr and Mrs Goodyer of Murchison. She was of very estimable character and with her husband and family were among the finest people in Murchison. Although little known in Reefton Mrs Andersons sudden death has been most keenly felt and the family will have the sincere sympathy of all in their great loss. Mrs Anderson was a native of Murchison where her loss will be sadly felt and her place hard to fill. The funeral takes place at Murchison on Saturday.

The funeral of Mrs Anderson was carried out on Sunday afternoon at 2 oclock. The large gathering of friends and relatives, as also the general public , proved the high esteem and respect in which the lady was held in Murchison and the surrounding district. The Rev Boorthroyd officiated at the graveside and the funeral arrangements were left in Mr John Bradbury's hands. The pall bearers were Mrs Andersons six brothers, William and Arthur coming from Otira, John from Reefton, James from the North Island, Charles from Inangahua and Joseph, a resident of Murchison. The procession leaving Mr Andersons residence comprised nine motor cars, 13 sulkies and traps, one express and one horseman, followed by a large number of mourners on foot.

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