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Harriet Swale was born 7 July 1861 in Longbush, Southland District, Southland Region, New Zealand ("Southbrook") to Thomas Swale (1828-1896) and Mary Ann Curtis (c1833-1924) and died 1 March 1945 of unspecified causes. She married Thomas Moore Arthur (c1858-c1934) 22 November 1881 in Longbush, Southland District, Southland Region, New Zealand.


Siblings


Offspring of Thomas Swale (1828-1896) and Mary Ann Curtis (c1833-1924)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Swale (1857-1858)
Ralph Swale (1858-1946)
Harriet Mary Ann Swale (1861-1945) 7 July 1861 Longbush, Southland District, Southland Region, New Zealand ("Southbrook") 1 March 1945 Thomas Moore Arthur (c1858-c1934)
Amy Evelyn Swale (1864-1917) 28 January 1864 Longbush, Southland District, Southland Region, New Zealand ("Southbrook") 22 August 1917 Edendale, Southland District, Southland Region, New Zealand Duncan McKenzie (-)
John William Swale (1865-1947) 19 September 1865 Invercargill, Southland Region, New Zealand (Southbrook Longbush) 3 January 1947 New Zealand Agnete Marie Peterson (c1865-1947)
Thomas Curtis Swale (1867-1950) 16 October 1867 Longbush, Southland District, Southland Region, New Zealand ("Southbrook") 23 May 1950 New Zealand Isabella Duncan McDermid (1884-1948)
Fanny Eliza Swale (1869-1957)
Arthur Ernest Swale (1875-1875)
William Henry Swale (1875-1956)
Ada Beatrice Swale (1878-1973)


Children


Offspring of Thomas Moore Arthur (c1858-c1934) and Harriet Swale¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas John Arthur (1882-1958)
Mary Ann Agnes Arthur (1883-1952)
Evaline Beatrice Arthur (1885-1925)
Anthony Ernest Arthur (1887-1955)
Amy Florence Arthur (1889-1944)
Harriet Hannah Arthur (1890-1944)
Margaret Minnie Arthur (1892-1893)
Ernest William Arthur (1884-1918)
William Francis Arthur (1895-1964) 14 December 1895 Henley, Dunedin City, Otago, New Zealand 22 June 1964 Hannah McKenzie (1897-1942)
Elizabeth Williamina Arthur (1897-1957)
Howard Edward Arthur (1899-1967)
Gladys May Arthur (1901-1978) 28 June 1901 Washington Road, Nelson, New Zealand 17 September 1978 Clarence Errol Cross (1900-1983)
Edith Mildred Arthur (1902-1984)
Audrey Bulah Arthur (1904-1975)


More About HARRIET MARY ANN SWALE

Fact 1: 1893, E/R Henley Dunedin Fact 2: 1900, Washington Valley Nelson Fact 6: 2006, SWALE REUNION tentative date 6/7/8 October in Chch

Residences

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Sourced from rtf descendant table supplied to Isobel Wardrop in 2021 by Brian Swale.
₪ Wedding
  • "Shotgun":
A story handed down through the descendants from several reliable sources that Thomas Moore Arthur (1859-1934) was originally engaged to Amy Evelyn Swale (1864-1917) but got her sister Harriet Mary Ann Swale (1861-1945) pregnant.
T M A's father, also named Thomas Moore Arthur, insisted that his son marry Harriet.
Amy Evelyn married Duncan McKenzie and had a daughter Hannah McKenzie (1897-1942), who married her first cousin William Francis Arthur (1895-1964), a son of Harriet.
William and Hannah married in 1922 and (in addition to children from their own union) reared the illegitimate son of Hannah, Thomas Neil McKenzie (1916-1993), and also the illegitimate son of Hannah’s sister, Ada Beatrice McKenzie (1899-1976) (Charles Whitney McKenzie (1920-1944)).
¢ Children
  • More About ERNEST WILLIAM ARTHUR:
  • 1918, L/Cpl No 31455 2nd Bn Canterbury Regiment Military Medal. Action in front of Belle Vue Spur, West of Passchendaele, 12th October 1917 and following days For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. As a stretcher bearer this non-commissioned-officer displayed great devotion to duty during the whole of the above operation. For two days and nights he carried out wounded under exceptionally trying conditions and was instrumental in saving lives of several of his comrades.



Robin Patterson

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