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William Unwin was born 10 December 1871 in Greenwich, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to Edward Unwin (1840-1933) and Elizabeth Spicer (1841-1921) and died 25 December 1945 Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand of unspecified causes. He married Phyllis Agness Florence Hall (-) 1904 in New Zealand.


Siblings

#g1: Offspring of Edward Unwin (1840-1933) and Elizabeth Spicer (1841-1921)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Unwin (1870-) , ,
William Howard Unwin (1871-1945) 10 December 1871, Greenwich, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 25 December 1945, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand Phyllis Agness Florence Hall (-)
Sidney Unwin (1873-1962) 1873, Hatcham, Kent, England, United Kingdom 30 May 1962, Omakau, Otago, New Zealand Grace Ethelwyn Stalley (1880-1961)
Mabel Lizzie Unwin (1874-1933) , ,
Basil Unwin (1876-1877) , ,
Cyril Unwin (1878-1933) 1878, Lewisham, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 26 April 1933, Canterbury, New Zealand Grace Eugenie Curline (-1970)
Ella Unwin (1880-) , ,
Bernard Unwin (1881-1941) , ,
Stanley Unwin (1884-1968) 19 December 1884, Handen Road, Lee, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 13 October 1968, England, United Kingdom Alice Mary Storr (1883-1971)




Children



Offspring of William Unwin and Phyllis Agness Florence Hall (-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Desmond Unwin (1905-)
Edward Unwin (1906-1984)
Basil Unwin (1907-1933)
Dorothy (Peggy) Margaret Unwin (1910-)
Peter Christopher Stanley Unwin (1912-1986)










William became one of Timaru's most honoured citizens in his capacity as a doctor.

Unwin Lodge is an alpine hut named after Dr Unwin, who was a notable mountaineer in his spare time. It "is the flagship of the NZAC hut network. The lodge was rebuilt in 2012 and sits at the entrance to Aoraki Mt Cook National Park."

Residences

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • Obituary in Dunedin's Evening Post, 26 Dec 1945.



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