Harrison David BLYTH

Harrison David BLYTH

Male 1904 - 1996  (91 years)

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  • Name Harrison David BLYTH 
    Born 22 Nov 1904  Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Oct 1996  Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7  Blyth Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2021 

    Father David Laing BLYTH,   b. 16 Oct 1874, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1953, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jeannie HUNTER,   b. 6 Jul 1875, Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1946, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Nov 1901  Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • WEDDING BELLS

      BLYTHE- HUNTER. On Tuesday morning, November 26tb, a large circle of fr iends assisted at a very pretty and interesting function at Burnside. t he residence of Mrs Moore Hunter. The event was the marriage of her dau ghter Jeanie to Mr David Blythe, of Whanganui. Tbe bridal party was grou ped for the ceremony in the porch, which was decorated for the occasion , and formed a novel and effective picture, the ministers and guests oc cupying the lawn. The bride looked sweet and dignified in a rich dress o f white brocaded satin, the only trimming being a deep fall of Honiton l ace and a spray of orange blossom on the bodice. The veil was delicatel y embroidered. The bride carried a lovely shower bouquet, and was atten ded by her three sisters. Miss Millie Hunter, as chief bridesmaid, wore a d ress of white silk with daffodil yellow chiffon sash, also a gold bangl e, the gift of the bridegroom and carried a bouquet of yellow and whlt e flowers. Misses Belle and Mary wore cream silk dresses and dainty gol d necklets and lockets, the bridegroom's gifts, and carried baskets of c rimson roses. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr A. Hunter and t he bridegroom was attended by his brother, Mr J. Blythe, as best man. T he ceremony was performed by Rev T. McDonald of Waipukurau, assisted by R ev I. E. Bertram. After a sumptuous breakfast, Rev T. McDonald, in a sh ort speech, voiced the feeling of the assembled company in wishing Mr a nd Mrs Blythe happiness and prosperity. Mr Blythe shortly returned than ks on behalf of himself and his wife. The wedding-cake was handsome and i mposing, having three tiers most elaborately decorated. The bride's tra velling dress was a coat and skirt of fine blue cloth, lined with white s atin. She wore a white chiffon boa, and Black hat with two cloth-of-gol d roses under the brim, in which she looked charming. Mr and Mrs Blythe l eft by train for Nelson. The presents were numerous and costly, and cam e from far and near.

      Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume XLII, Issue 7369, 30 November 1901, Page 3
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margeret Isobel CURRIE,   b. 29 Aug 1908, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1997, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 31 Jul 1934  Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gillian Jean BLYTH
     2. James William BLYTH,   b. 15 Jan 1945, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 2013, Masterton, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Educated at Whanganui Collegiate School. Farmed Harekeke, 500 Coastal property near Whanganui

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] www.familysearch.org, Familysearch.org International Genealogical Recor ds (Name: www.familysearch.org; Location: www.familysearch.org;).

    2. [S76] Newspaper Clipping.
      WEDDING BELLS BLYTHE- HUNTER. On Tuesday morning, November 26th, a large circle of friends assisted at a very pretty and interesting function at Burnside, the residence of Mrs Moore Hunter. The event was the marriage of her daughter Jeanie to Mr David Blythe, of Wanganui. Tbe bridal party was grouped for the ceremony in the porch, which was decorated for the occasion, and formed a novel and effective picture, the ministers and guests occupying the lawn. The bride looked sweet and dignified in a rich dress of white brocaded satin, the only trimming being a deep fall of Honiton lace and a spray of orange blossom on the bodice. The veil was delicately embroidered. The bride carried a lovely shower bouquet, and was attended by her three sisters. Miss Millie Hunter, as chief bridesmaid, wore a dress of white silk with daffodil yellow chiffon sash, also a gold bangle, the gift of the bridegroom and carried a bouquet of yellow and whlte flowers. Misses Belle and Mary wore cream silk dresses and dainty gold necklets and lockets, the bridegroom's gifts, and carrie d baskets of crimson roses. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr A . Hunter and the bridegroom was attended by his brother, Mr J. Blythe, as best man. The ceremony was performed by Rev T. McDonald of Waipukurau , assisted by Rev I. E. Bertram. After a sumptuous breakfast, Rev T. Mc Donald, in a short speech, voiced the feeling of the assembled company in wishing Mr and Mrs Blythe happiness and prosperity. Mr Blythe shortly returned thanks on behalf of himself and his wife. The wedding-cake was handsome and imposing, having three tiers most elaborately decorated. Th e bride's travelling dress was a coat and skirt of fine blue cloth, lined with white satin. She wore a white chiffon boa, and Black hat with two cloth-of-gold roses under the brim, in which she looked charming. Mr and Mrs Blythe left by train for Nelson. The presents were numerous and costly, and came from far and near.
      Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume X LII, Issue 7369, 30 November 1901, Page 3




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