Andrew Avison was born circa 30 July 1871 in Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom to Andrew Avison (1834-1882) and Ann Clapham (1835-1913) and died 25 March 1914 69 Fitzherbert Street Petone, Wellington, New Zealand of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Blanchett (c1873) 14 February 1891 in Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.


Offspring of Andrew Avison and Elizabeth Blanchett (c1873)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Martha Avison (c1897) 9999 New Zealand Ed Glover of Timaru (c1897)
Andrew "Ferdi" Avison (1899-1974) 10 July 1899 Petone, Wellington, New Zealand 1974 Jessie Ayson Macarthur (c1899)
Ethel Avison (1909-1980) 27 March 1909 Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand 1980 Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Murray Douglas Ross (1915-1975)
Rita Avison (c1911)
Unknown (Son) Avison (1913)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • His father was a woollen manufacturer result:

Dwelling: Dark Lane
Census Place: Batley, York, England
Family History Library Film: 1342094

Migration to New Zealand about 1886 (what happened to the migration screen??)

Public Records Office Reference: RG11
Piece / Folio: 4545 / 121
Page Number: 14

and Ann was there too

  • Death certificate
  • Daughter's birth certificate
Ω Birth
  • 1881 census
  • Daughter's birth certificate
¢ Children
  • Family tree for the names and some dates; death registration for some of the ages
¶ Death
  • Cause of death: Brights disease (18 months)
Burial or cremation: Karori Cemetery
Daughters aged 16, 5, and 2
Sons aged 14 years and 6 months
  • Death certificate

Robin Patterson