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Source NZSG Cemetery Fiche
Surname BOYLAN
Given Names Walter Henry
Year of Death 1888
Record Number 123
Record Type M/I
Age 57
Location: Opotiki Cemetery (corner Duke Street and Waioeka Rd.to Gisborne )

Death Date         03 November 1888 
Name               Walter Henry 
Surname            Boylan 
Where died         Omarumutu Opotiki 
Age                57 yrs 
Occupation         Publican
Cause of Death 
Informant nephew   Geo. Skipper
When Buried        05 November 1888 
Religion           Anglican
Born Where         Norfolk England
minister           JG Wells Anglican Minister
 
Certified copy of DEATH CERTIFICATE
Place of Registration Opotiki
Deceased Walter henry Boylan
Occupation Publican
Sex, Age M, 57
Cause of Death Lung disease of long standing
Length of illness Not Certified
Father Charles Boylan
Occupation Carpenter
Mother Susanah Boylan
Maiden name Fuller
Burial 5 November 1888, Opotiki
Born Hingham, Co. Norfolk, England
Time in NZ 14 Years
Where Married ~~~
To whom Married ~~~
Age of Widow ~~~
Ages and sex of Children M , F ,

New Zealand Herald, 10th November 1888
The Opotiki Herald of Tuesday has the following;-
We regret to have to announce the death of Mr. Walter H. Boylan, who passed peacefully away on Saturday morning last. He had been suffering for some time past with a hacking cough that gradually wore him away.

About ten o'clock on the morning of his death, he said to his wife he was going to leave her, and asked her to get him his clothes. He then got up and dressed himself. He then had his child brought to him, which he kissed and said good-bye to. After bidding good-bye to his wife, saying, "I will leave you before eleven o'clock," he lay down on the bed on his back, stretched himself out with his hands by his side, closed his eyes as if in sleep, and then passed quietly away, and as he died, so was he buried, in his best suit.
He was buried on Monday afternoon in the cemetery here, Rev. Mr. Wills officiating.

Mr. Boylan kept the Omarumutu Hotel for some time past. He was a kindhearted host, and many a hungry tramp going and coming from Gisborne found food and shelter there who were without the means to repay him.


Auckland Star, 10th November 1888
Table Talk,
Walter H. Boylan, formerly of the Omarumutu Hotel, near Opotiki, died last Saturday. He Dressed himself in his Sunday clothes, bade his wife and children goodbye, and laydown and died peacefully.

Last WILL and Testiment

Omaramutu Hotel
24th October 1888

This is the last WILL anf Testiment of Walter Boylan of Omaramutu,
I give devise and bequeath to my reputed daughter May Boylan of Omaramutu, all my Estate and effects both real and personal whatsover and wheresoever and of what nature and quality soever and -
I hereby Appoint Edward Ogilvie Ross of Omaramutu sole Executor and Trustee of and for the purpose of this my WILL.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Twenty fourth day of October
One Thuosand Eight Hundred and Eighty Eight.
Walter henry X his mark - Boylan

Signed by the said Walter Henry Boylan
In the presence of us present at the same time
who in his presence and in the presence of each other
Attest and Suncribe our names as Witnesses Hereunto.
Arthur Phillip Tennent Omaramutu
Taka Totara


Mini Retena Witene(welesly)
(daughter of Tonia & Huriata Kauwera)
great grand daughter of Paramount Chief Te kariki Aporo Aperaniko of Waikareamoana.

Married 1st
John joseph Pettit/Petete
who had a son Thomas
(from previous marriage? mini was too young) born 1850 died 1900
John joseph died at Opotiki in 1880

Mini then Married Walter abt 1885?
Walter's death in november 1888 at Omarumutu
left Mini with 2 very young children.
as yet i dont have Walters probate details to see how well she was provided for.
( probate filed 9 April 1889 Reference BBAE 1569 0461/89)

Mini married for a third time
to Makau?

BMD records show a Makau died in 1931 aged 110; dont know if they are related.


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