Everett, Mr

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Photographer: James Akersten (b.1855, d.1928)
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7919
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Edward and his family left Nelson, NZ - in 1892 -for Sydney Australia - from the Port of Wellington - on the steamship "Hauroto". The family - which included Edward & Alice's 6 Nelson born children - arrived at Sydney, NSW, on 21 May 1892. His occupation in Sydney in 1895 was "Manufacturers' Agent" for Williamson & Son (Lancaster). Edward owned the beautiful property "Matakana" in Lucinda Avenue, Wahroonga, - which was set on 8.5 acres of park-like grounds. He purchased this property in 1907 - and owned it until 1920. ("Matakana" was named after the North Island, NZ, coastal town where Edward's parents - Edward Snr and Hannah Everett - purchased a 115 acre farm with frontage onto the Matakana River - soon after arriving at Auckland in May 1853. Edward Everett Snr also owned the Montreal Private Lodging House, Chapel Street, Auckland - which he also purchased very soon after arriving at Auckland from England in May 1853. (Refer Papers Past : Auckland). Edward Everett Jnr died at his home "Weeroonia"(Aboriginal meaning "Resting Place"). at 10 Lorne Avenue, Killara, NSW, Australia - on 15 April 1928. Edward and his wife Alice nee DREW (died 1930) are buried at Macquarie Park Cemetery, North Ryde, NSW, Australia : (Grave ref: Grave 46; Section H13 (C of E). Edward's younger brother - William H. Everett (1855-1929) also lived in the same area of Sydney as Edward Jnr. William Everett, also a Draper in Sydney's North Shore area - died at Gordon, NSW, on - 25 October 1929. (Refer Nelson Museum photo ref: 757).

- Jenifer

Posted on 31-05-2016 08:31:37

Refer to Nelson Museum photos for biographies of Edward Jnrs father (Edward 1820-1904); Mother (Hannah 1826-1900) and business partner brother (Charles 1850-1908 :- Edward Everett Nelson Museum photo ref: 17534 Hannah Everett Nelson Museum photo ref: 17535 Charles Everett Nelson Museum photo ref: 8257 Edward and Hannah Everett are both buried in Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson City. Edward Everett : Burial Record WKCE04076_C; Plot 076; Block 04. Hannah Everett : Burial Record WKCE04076_B; Plot 076; Block 04.

- Jenifer Lemaire

Posted on 17-12-2014 03:20:10

EDWARD EVERETT JNR (1848-1928). Born : 7 February 1848 - at Quebec, Canada. Died : 1928 - Killara, Sydney, Australia. Eldest son (of 10 children) of Edward Henry Everett (1820-1904 : Born Hackney, London, UK) and Hannah Maria nee Pope (1826-1900 : Born Guernsey Island, UK). Edward Jnr's parents met in Canada and married in Quebec 27 July 1847. They had 3 sons born in Canada (Edward Jnr 1848-1928; Charles 1850-1908 and John 1852-1866). Edward and Hannah emigrated to Auckland on the Sir Edward Paget - with Edward Snr's father, brother and brother's wife. They arrived Auckland 25 May 1853. A 4th son (William Henry 1855- ) was born in Auckland. Edward Snr and Hannah finally settled in Nelson in 1856 where Edward Snr became a successful businessman - firstly in hotels and then as a draper when in 1864 he established the drapery business Everett Bros & Co. He was also Mayor of Nelson - twice - in 1876 & 1882. Edward Jnr was educated at Nelson College. After leaving College in 1864 he entered the family business as a draper. With his brother Charles (1850-1908) he ran the Nelson store of Everett Bros, whilst Charles living in England, was the London Agent for the business - sourcing high quality merchandise which he had shipped out by sea to the store in Nelson. Edward Jnr married Alice Jane Drew (1859-1930). In later years younger brother Albert (1857-1943) took over sole control of the drapery business - until it was finally sold in 1913 - after 50 years of service to the Nelson province. Edward Jnr retired to Killara, a suburb 14 kms from Sydney's CBD, Australia. He died there in 1928 - aged 80 years. His wife Alice died in 1930 - also at Killara, Sydney, Australia. Both Edward Jnrs parents died at Nelson. Hannah on 24 December 1900 and Edward the same date 24 December 1904. They are both buried at Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson City. Edward Jnr's business partner brother - Charles died 1908 at his residence Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England. Younger brother Albert died 1943 at Nelson and is buried at Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson City.

- Jenifer Lemaire

Posted on 16-12-2014 11:15:46