Person Index

Adams, Leslie Gainsford

Leslie Gainsford Adams
b: 29 JUL 1894
d: 25 JUL 1977
Birth Details
1894/9555, Leslie (sic) Gainsford Adams, Mother: Catherine Thomas, Father: Joseph Tyndall - Date of Birth 29/7/1894 from Birth Registration

Evening Post 30 July 1894
ADAMS.- On 29th July, at Brooklyn, Taita, the wife of Captain Adams, of a son


Birth Details
1895/17456, Olive Evelyn Gaskin, Mother: Esther Jane, Father: George

Marriage Details
1916/12545, Bride: Olive Evelyn Gaskin, Groom: Leslie Gainsford Sealy Adams - Date of Marriage 19/4/1916 from Marriage Registration

Wairarapa Daily Times 22 April 1916
At St. Mary''s Church, Carterton, on Thursday afternoon, Miss Olive Evelyn Gaskin, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs G. Gaskin, was married to Mr Leslie G. S. Adams, son of the late Captain and Mrs Adams, of Taita, Lower Hutt. The bride was attended by Miss Marjory Hughan (sic) and Miss Mary Knowles, and the bridgegroom by Mr Len. Ball, of Lower Hutt, as best man, and Mr W. Adams (brother), as groomsman.

Full Name Leslie Gainsford Sealy Adams
Forename(s) Leslie Gainsford Sealy
Surname Adams
War World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No. 45804
First Known Rank Private
Occupation before Enlistment Labourer
Next of Kin Mrs L. G. S. Adams (wife), care of G. Gaskin, Belvedere Road, Carterton, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit 25th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date 26 April 1917
Place of Embarkation Wellington, New Zealand
Transport HMNZT 84
Vessel Turakina
Destination Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number 62
Page on Nominal Roll 7
Archives NZ source Military personnel file
Sources Used Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918

Death Details
1947/26569, Olive Evelyn Adams, Aged: 52Y - Date of Death 2/10/1947 (sic) from Death Registration

Carterton District Council Cemetery Record
Family name ADAMS
Given names OLIVE EVELYN
Age 52 years
Date deceased 4/10/1947 (sic)
Interment date 4/10/1947
Plot 56
Grave/Ashes Ash
Buried with George and Emma Jane Gaskin and Alfred Ernest Gaskin and Violet Gaskin

Wairarapa Times-Age 3 October 1947
ADAMS.-On October 2, 1947, Olive Evelyn, dearly loved wife of Leslie Adams, of 106 Cornwall Street, Masterton.
THE FRIENDS of Mrs Olive Evelyn Adams, of 106 Cornwall Street, Masterton, are invited to attend her funeral, which will leave our Chapel TOMORROW (Saturday, October 4, 1947), following a service at 2 p.m., for the Clareville cemetery, arriving at 2.45 p.m.
(H. W. Lindsey, Director.)
Just discharged from the Masterton Hospital where she had been a patient following on an operation, Mrs Olive Evelyn Adams, of Cornwall Street, Masterton, collapsed yesterday afternoon while on her way home in a taxi and died.
The late Mrs Adams who was born in Carterton 52 years ago, had lived for practically all her life in the Wairarapa. She was a member for the Nga Totara Scout Committee and was also a member of the Church of Epiphany and Upper Plain Women''s Institute.
She is survived by her husband, four sons and two daughters. The sons are Messrs L. G. T. Adams, (Tokanui), N. D. Adams (Auckland), D. L. Adams and G. H. Adams (Masterton). The daughters are Mrs Ian Reynolds and Miss E. O. Adams (Masterton).
The funeral will take place tomorrow, leaving Hyde''s Chapel, following a service at 2 p.m., for the Clareville cemetery.

Death Details
1977/38873, Leslie Gainsford Sealy (sic) Adams, Date of Birth: 29 July 1894 - Date of Death 25/7/1977 from Death Registration
Death Folio
Date: 1977, Folio No: 16922, Leslie Gainsford Sealy Adams, Aged: 82, Area: Masterton
Could not see a record at Masterton Cemetery Records online

Death Details
1947/26569, Olive Evelyn Adams, Aged: 52Y

Wairarapa Times-Age 26 July 1977
ADAMS, Leslie Gainsford Sealy - 2/45804 World War I. Of 106 Cornwall Street, Masterton. On July 25, 1977 at Masterton Hospital, loved husband of the late Grace Anne (Daisy), loved father of Leslie (Auckland), Wyn and Ian Reynolds (Masterton), Neil and Grace (Auckland), Elizabeth and Timothy Snee (Christchurch), David and Margaret (New Plymouth), Garth and Louise (Putaruru), loved grandfather of 19 grandchildren; aged 83 years. "At rest". Service at St Matthews Church, Masterton, Thursday at 11.30am thereafter at the Masterton Services Lawn Cemetery. Wairarapa Funeral Services, FDANZ Masterton.
Members are requested to attend the funeral of their late brother Leslie Gainford Sealy Adams at St Matthews Church, Masterton, Thursday, July 28, 1977 at 11.30am.
By order of N. G.
  • 29 JUL 1894 - Birth - ; Brooklyn, Taita
  • 25 JUL 1977 - Death -
Joseph Tyndall Adams
1842 - 21 DEC 1912
Leslie Gainsford Adams
29 JUL 1894 - 25 JUL 1977
Catherine Thomas Bacon
1868 - 21 AUG 1927
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Joseph Tyndall Adams
Birth1842Brentford, Middlesex
Death21 DEC 1912
Marriageto Catherine Thomas Bacon
Marriageto Anna Unknown
MotherAnna Unknown
PARENT (F) Catherine Thomas Bacon
Death21 AUG 1927
Marriageto Joseph Tyndall Adams
MJoseph William Tyndall Known As Bill Adams
Death14 APR 1980
MJohn Lewin Known Jack Adams
Birth23 MAR 1900
MRobert Peers Adams
Birth1 MAR 1903
Death26 NOV 1967
Marriage20 JUL 1927to Lelia Maud Arita Howe at Kent Terrace Presbyterian Church, Wellington
MLeslie Gainsford Adams
Birth29 JUL 1894Brooklyn, Taita
Death25 JUL 1977
Marriage19 APR 1916to Olive Evelyn Gaskin at St Mary Church, Carterton
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Leslie Gainsford Adams
Birth29 JUL 1894Brooklyn, Taita
Death25 JUL 1977
Marriage19 APR 1916to Olive Evelyn Gaskin at St Mary Church, Carterton
FatherJoseph Tyndall Adams
MotherCatherine Thomas Bacon
PARENT (F) Olive Evelyn Gaskin
Death2 OCT 1947
Marriage19 APR 1916to Leslie Gainsford Adams at St Mary Church, Carterton
FatherGeorge Gaskin
MotherEsther Jane Southee
MLeslie George Tyndall Adams
Birth7 JAN 1918Carterton
Death6 JUL 2003
FWinifred Maud Adams
Death29 SEP 2012
Marriage1940to Archibald Ian John Reynolds
MNeil Douglas Adams
FElizabeth Olive Adams
Death2 JAN 2002
Marriage1947to Timothy Patrick Snee
MDavid Lawrence Adams
MGarth H Adams
Descendancy Chart
Leslie Gainsford Adams b: 29 JUL 1894 d: 25 JUL 1977
Olive Evelyn Gaskin b: 1895 d: 2 OCT 1947
Leslie George Tyndall Adams b: 7 JAN 1918 d: 6 JUL 2003
Winifred Maud Adams b: 1920 d: 29 SEP 2012
Elizabeth Olive Adams b: 1924 d: 2 JAN 2002
Timothy Patrick Snee b: 1923 d: 27 OCT 1993
David Lawrence Adams b: 1928 d: 2001
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