Family History - Wharfe Family; 20-83


Family History - Wharfe Family

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A collection of items relating to the Wharfe Family of the Mangawhai District.

Included in the collection is.....

A story called "A Composition"
Written by Charles Wharfe in 1897 when he attended Tara Road School.
The composition describes a journey on the ship 'Teviot' with Charles and his father, John Wharfe of the Tara, Mangawai. Charles is recalling his first trip to Auckland, eighty years ago (written in the first paragraph of the story)
Copied from the original which was a story written in a school exercise book belonging to Charles Wharfe.
Charles Wharfe b 1879 d 1965 married Iva Weir Wharfe nee Braddock in 1936.
Mangawhai Museum has a recording of Charles Wharfe's essay read by his son John Langley Wharfe eHive no. 21-43.
In 1897 Tara School was situated alongside the present day (2020) Tara Cemetery in the original parking area.

Character reference of Norman Wharfe b 1912. Treasurer. Seddon Memorial from E.S Clarke. Headteacher, North Albertland School. Date 17th December 1926.

Two original handwritten notes. Page 1 is written by John Wharfe stating "This is to show that my brother Thomas is the owner of the undermentioned". Page 2 lists cattle names and milking items that belong to John Wharfe.

Lecture notes. Title: Mangawhai Wharfe Family Origins. Author: Raymond Wharfe. Date: 28th September 1973. 3 pages
This address was given to the Mangawhai Historical Society. Richard Wharfe b 1809 D 1871 and Elizabeth Wharfe, nee Smith, known as Betty b 1806 d 1880, sailed with their family aboard the Matilda Wattenbach in 1862 to Auckland, New Zealand. They came to New Zealand as part of the Albertland Settlement Scheme.

Family History. Title: Families of Pioneers that settled Mangawhai and surrounding districts - Wharfe. Interviewer: Bev Ross. Interviewed: John Wharfe. Date: 7th February 2009.

Letter. To John and Wendy Wharfe. From: Win Parkinson. Date: 7th March 2003. Subject: Jane Wharfe b 1843 d 1922, Mary Wharfe b 1840 d 1912, Thomas Wharfe b 1836 d 1911, and John Wharfe b 1838 d 1928.

Newspaper Cutting. From Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitamata and Kaipara Gazette. Title: Mangawhai Pioneer. A tribute to the late Alfred John Wharfe.

Information regarding Phylis May Wharfe life story.

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