Person Index

Burt, Ellen

Ellen Burt
b: 1858
d: 29 OCT 1930
(Thomas Burt died in 1888)
Mr. Burt married the daughter of Mr. Wilkie (another old settler at the Hutt), who survives him, and who is supported in her bereavement by a large family, consisting of two unmarried daughters, one widowed daughter, the relict of the late Mr. Woods, of Wainui, two sons, and three other daughters married to well-known residents in the provincial district, namely, Mr. Robert Orr, Mr. Robert Cleland, and Mr. Henry Sanson, of Sanson township.

(Dec 2012)
Birth Details
1858/5159, NR Burt, Mother: Elizabeth, Father: Thomas

Marriage Details
1886/3510, Bride: Ellen Burt, Groom: Robert Orr - Date of Marriage 17/4/1886 from Marriage Details

Evening Post 28 April 1886
ORR - BURT.- On the 17th April, at Lower Hutt, by the Rev. J. D. Murray, Robert Orr, Hutt, to Ellen, fourth daughter of Mr Thomas Burt, Hutt.

Death Details
1930/6307, Ellen Orr, Aged: 72Y - Date of Death 29/10/1930 from Death Registration

Evening Post 30 October 1930
ORR.- On 29th October, 1930, Ellen, dearly beloved wife of Robert Orr, of Lower Hutt. Private interment.
THE Funeral of the late Ellen Orr and the late Blanch Beatrice Rishworth will take place at the Taita Cemetery, Friday, 31st October, 1930, at 10.30 a.m.
Private interment.
Hutt and Petone.
Telephone 528, Hutt.

Evening Post 1 November 1930
Mrs. Blanche (sic) Beatrice Rishworth, widow of the late Mr. E. P. Rishworth, who was for several years Mayor of Lower Hutt, and Mrs. Ellen Orr, wife of Mr. Robert Orr, of Heke street, Lower Hutt, a prominent citizen of Lower Hutt, both died on Wednesday. Mrs. Rishworth and Mrs. Orr were daughters of the late Thomas Burt, one of the first business men of Lower Hutt, and a prominent figure in the Methodist Church.

Probate Ellen Orr, Place: Lower Hutt, Occ: Housewife, AAOM 6029 47762, Filed: 26/11/1930, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington


Death Details
1932/8926, Robert Orr, Aged: 80Y - Date of Death 27/12/1932 from Death Registration

Evening Post 29 December 1932
ORR.- On 27th December, 1932, at 132, King''s crescent, Lower Hutt, Robert Orr, in his 81st year. (Interred at Taita to-day.)

Evening Post 25 January 1933
The death of Mr. R. Orr, which occurred at his home in King''s crescent, Lower Hutt, on 27th December, at the age of 81, was referred to at last night''s meeting of the Lower Hutt Borough Council by the Mayor Mr. W. T. Strand. In proposing that the council should send a letter of appreciation of the late Mr. Orr''s services to the district to the relatives, Mr. Strand said that old residents knew his worth and the great interest he had taken in public affairs. "He was," said Mr. Strand, "in spite of a seemingly hard exterior, one of the kindest and best citizens the valley has had." The council adopted the Mayor''s proposal.

Probate Robert Orr, Place: Lower Hutt, Occ: Retired, AAOM 6029 52051, Filed: 13/1/1933, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington
  • 1858 - Birth -
  • 29 OCT 1930 - Death -
Thomas Burt
1819 - 15 SEP 1888
Ellen Burt
1858 - 29 OCT 1930
Elizabeth Wilkie
1825 - 28 NOV 1916
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Thomas Burt
Death15 SEP 1888
Marriageto Elizabeth Wilkie
PARENT (F) Elizabeth Wilkie
Death28 NOV 1916
Marriageto Thomas Burt
FGertrude Amy Burt
Marriage3 FEB 1904to George James Auger
FCatherine Burt
Marriage3 FEB 1872to Robert Cleland at St James Anglican Church, Lower Hutt
MWilliam Burt
Death12 JAN 1909
FBlanch Beatrice Burt
Death29 OCT 1930
Marriage14 JAN 1893to Ernest Broderick Jones at At The Residence Of Mr Robert Orr
Marriage1908to Edward Percival Rishworth
FElizabeth Ann Burt
Death30 APR 1907
Marriage24 MAY 1875to George Wood
MThomas Burt
Death17 MAY 1934
Marriageto Mary Unknown
MRobert Henry Burt
FEllen Burt
Death29 OCT 1930
Marriage17 APR 1886to Robert Orr at Lower Hutt
FHarriet Burt
Marriage14 DEC 1882to Henry Sanson
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Robert Orr
Death27 DEC 1932
Marriage17 APR 1886to Ellen Burt at Lower Hutt
PARENT (F) Ellen Burt
Death29 OCT 1930
Marriage17 APR 1886to Robert Orr at Lower Hutt
FatherThomas Burt
MotherElizabeth Wilkie
Descendancy Chart
Ellen Burt b: 1858 d: 29 OCT 1930
Robert Orr b: 1852 d: 27 DEC 1932
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