Person Index

Colson, Charles Leonard

Charles Leonard Colson
b: 1848
d: 19 SEP 1923
Listed under Taita
NZPO 1880 - 81 Colson C. farmer

NZPO 1890 - 91 Colson C. farmer

Evening Post 30 June 1880
FOR SALE (very cheap), Lease and Goodwill of an Eight-roomed House, with scullery and dairy, large garden, all neccessary outbuildings, and 29 1/2 acres of land. Apply to Colson and Mabey, Taita, Hutt.

Evening Post 20 May 1881
David Preston Player, of Wellington, hotelkeeper, and Charles Leonard Colson, of Taita, farmer, have file declarations of insolvency. The first meetings of their respective creditors are fixed for the 26th instant.
In the matter of "The Debtors and Creditors Act, 1876,"
And Of the Bankruptcy of CHARLES LENARD (sic) COLSON, of the Taita, in the Provincial District of Wellington, Farmer, a Debtor.
THIS is to notify that Charles Lenard Colson, of the Taita, in the Provincial District of Wellington, Farmer, has this day filed in the Supreme Court at Wellington a declaration that he is unable to meet his engagements with his creditors. The first meeting of creditors to be held at the Supreme Court House, Wellington, on Thursday, the 26th day of May, 1881, at 2 p.m.
Dated this 20th day of May, 1881.
HENRY HALL, Deputy Registrar.
J. G. Allan. Solicitor for the Debtor.

Evening Post 26 May 1881
A meeting of the creditors of Charles Lenard (sic) Colson, of Taita, farmer, was convened for 2 o''clock. The liabilities are returned at £415 16s 2d comprising debts due to Moorhouse, Edwards and Cutten, £261; Mrs. G. Buck. £48; Brogden and Son, £45; Izard and Bell, £30. The assets are filed at £76 10s, being composed of value of lease of farm (six years to run), £20; and stock, implements, &c. There was no quorum, and the meeting stood adjourned till to-morrow afternoon.

Evening Post 25 June 1881
In the matter of CHARLES L. COLSON, of the Taita, Farmer.
A MEETING of the Creditors in this Estate is hereby summoned at the request of the debtor, to be held at my office on Tuesday, the 5th July, 1881, at noon, to consider his application for an order of discharge.
S. CARROLL, Creditors'' Trustee.

Evening Post 6 July 1881
In the matter of the Bankruptcy of CHARLES LENARD COLSON, of the Taita, in the Provincial District of Wellington, Farmer, a debtor.
NOTICE is hereby given that it is the intention of the above-named debtor to apply to the Supreme Court at Wellington, on Tuesday, the nineteenth day of July, 1881, at 12 o''clock noon, for an order for his immediate discharge.
Dated at Wellington, this 6th day of July, 1881.
(Signed) J. G. ALLAN,
Solicitor for the Debtor.

Evening Post 10 August 1883
At 12 o''clock.
Dairy Cows, Horses, Pigs, Hay, Farm and Dairy Implements. COLSON''S FARM, TAITA.
HASELL & CO. have received instructions from Mr. C. Colson, who is leaving for the North, to sell by auction, on his farm, at the Taita, on Thursday, 16th August, at 12 o''clock -
10 well-bred young dairy cows, just calved or near calving
1 well-bred bull
1 horse, spring trap, and harness
1 do tip dray, with frame and harness
2 stacks oaten hay, in good order
Pigs and lot of poultry
1 double-wheel Hornsby plough and harness
Harrows, roller, scarifier, and farm tools
2 churns and dairy utensils
1 chaffcuttor, nearly new
2 stack covers
Portable copper, grindstone
Garden and other tools
5 tons seed potatoes
&c, &c, &c.
The above are well worthy the attention of buyers, and will be sold without reserve, as the owner is leaving the district. HASELL & CO., Auctioneers.

Evening Post 25 September 1883
TENDERS wanted for taking up and clearing off Four Acres of Flax. Ápply to C. COLSON, Taita.

Evening Post 3 July 1885
TO LET, with a purchasing clause, 33 acres, more or less, at present occupied by Mr. Colson; situated at Taita (sic). The soil is very good, and is never flooded. For further particulars, apply to Mr. E. Battersby, Decorator, Petone.
FOR SALE, about 20 tons of oaten straw. On the ground I deliver. Apply C. Colson, Taitai (sic).

Evening Post 31 October 1885
FOR SALE, three first-class Cows, near calving. Apply C. Colson, Taita

Evening Post 16 March 1892
FOR SALE, a small Farm of 20 acres of best land in the Hutt district, with about two acres of orchard and a seven-roomed house, with wash-house, barn, cow-shed, stable, and every other convenience required. For terms and price apply to C. L. Colson, on the farm, Taita.

Evening Post 19 January 1904
FOR SALE or To Let, 18 Acres of level Land, Taita, with three dwelling-houses, one of eight rooms (new) and all necessary outbuildings, stables, vinery, etc., and water laid on, as a whole or in 5-acre blocks, with 25 chains main road frontage; terms to suit anybody. Apply C. Colson, Taita

Evening Post 20 September 1923
COLSON.- On the 19th September, 1923, at his residence, Cemetery road, Taita, Lower Hutt, Charles Leonard, dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth Colson; aged 77 years. Deeply regretted.

Probate Charles Leonard Colson, Place: Taita, Occ: Farmer, AAOM 6029 34362, Filed: 13/10/1923, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington


Death Details
1930/7109, Elizabeth Coulson (sic), Aged: 84Y

Evening Post 25 September 1930
COULSON (sic).- On the 24th September, 1930, at 57, Thorndon quay, Elizabeth, relict of the late Mr. Leonard Coulson (sic) (late of Lower Hutt); aged 84 years.
THE Friends of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Coulson (sic) are invited to attend her Funeral, which will leave the Mortuary Chapel of E. Morris, jun., 60, Taranaki street, To-morrow (Friday), 26th September, 1930, at 2 p.m., for the Taita Cemetery.
E. Morris, Jun.,
Funeral Director,
60, Taranaki-st., and 28, Riddiford-st.
Tel. 22-159

Evening Post 29 September 1930
MRS. MACGREGOR tenders her heartfelt Thanks to the very many Friends for their messages of sympathy and beautiful floral tributes received in connection with the death of her dearly beloved old friend (Granny) Elizabeth Coulson (sic), late of Taita. Special Thanks to Dr. Dunlop Barron, of Lower Hutt, for his kind attention.

Evening Post 24 September 1931
COLSON.- In affectionate remembrance of my dear old friend, Elizabeth Colson (Granny), who passed away 24th September, 1930.
Fondest memories true and tender.
- I. Macgregor.
COLSON.- In fond and loving memory of Betsy Elizabeth Colson, who died at Wellington on 24th September, 1930.
You are not forgotten, mother dear,
Nor will you ever be;
As long as life and memory lasts
We will remember thee.
Inserted by her son-in-law and daughter,
Bella Roberts. Levin
  • 1848 - Birth -
  • 19 SEP 1923 - Death -
Charles Leonard Colson
1848 - 19 SEP 1923
Family Group Sheet - Child
MCharles Leonard Colson
Death19 SEP 1923
Marriageto Elizabeth Unknown
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Charles Leonard Colson
Death19 SEP 1923
Marriageto Elizabeth Unknown
PARENT (F) Elizabeth Unknown
Death24 SEP 1930
Marriageto Charles Leonard Colson
FEmily Rosina Colson
Death31 AUG 1921
Marriage1911to Joseph Martin
FBella Colson
Marriage1897to George Roberts
Descendancy Chart
Charles Leonard Colson b: 1848 d: 19 SEP 1923
Elizabeth Unknown b: 1846 d: 24 SEP 1930
Emily Rosina Colson b: 1885 d: 31 AUG 1921
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