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Husband: Edward Samuel Dashwood Crowther
Born: 1861 in Claines, Worcestershire 1,2,3 (see note 1) Census: 1871 in Norton Rectory, Norton, Kent (see note 2) Census: 1901 in Hillsborough, Whitchurch, Devon (see note 3) Died: 1904 in Cambridge, New Zealand 4 (see note 4) Occupation: 1901 Major Royal Marines 5 Father: William Crowther (1821 - 1915) Mother: Susannah Bendyshe (1829 - 1915)
Wife: Stella Mansel 6 Married: 1895 in Devon 3 (see note 5)
Born: ABT 1873 in Plymouth, Devon 5 Census: 1901 in Hillsborough, Whitchurch, Devon (see note 6) Resided: 1935 in Camera Road, Tauranga, New Zealand 7 (see note 7) Father: Mother:
1 M Roy Mansel Bendyshe Crowther | Born: 26 Aug 1896 Plymouth, Devon 5,3,7 | Died: | Buried
2 F Estelle Crowther | Born: 1898 Stonehouse, Devon 5,3 | Died: | Buried
3 F Audrey de Westley Crowther | Born: 1899 Stonehouse, Devon 5,3 | Died: 1901 Devon 3 | Buried
4 F Sybil Crowther | Born: 1903 New Zealand 8 | Died: | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) . (4) http://www.cousinconnect.com. (5) . (6) . (7) . (8) http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz. Event Notes Note (1) Dec 1861 Droitwich 6c 333 Note (2) Age 9, born Claines, with family Note (3) RG13/2118 f63: Age 39, born Lincolnshire (sic). Major Royal Marines, with wife Stella and children Note (4) In Taranaki Herald, 5 Oct 1904: The Waikato Argus announces the death of Edward Samuel Dashwood Crowther, late Major of the Royal Marine Light Infantry. He resided at Cambridge West for the past three years, and was formerly one of the finest athletes in the West of England, but he ruptured a blood vessel, and came to New Zealand for the benefit of his health. He was 43 years of age, and leaves a wife and child to mourn his loss Note (5) Dec 1895 Plymouth 5b 503 Note (6) Age 27, born Plymouth, with husband Edward S D Crowther and children Note (7) Next of kin to her son Roy when he re-enlisted in the NZ army For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index