Person Index

Daysh, Sarah

Sarah Daysh
b: 1844
d: 16 MAY 1930
Marriage Details
1863/7826, Bride: Sarah Daysh, Groom: Peter McEwen (sic)

1915/6979, Peter Coupar (sic) McEwan (sic), Aged: 77Y - Date of Death 1/8/1915 from Death Registration

Evening Post 5 August 1915
Death has removed another old resident, Mr. Peter Coupar McEwen, one of the founders of the old firm of McEwen and Churchill, bakers and pastrycooks, of Lambton-quay. The deceased was born in Dundee, Scotland, in 1838, and came to New Zealand with his parents in the ship Phoebe, which arrived in Wellington in February, 1843. The family went to live at the Waiwetu, but at the time of the Maori rising they were driven back to Wellington, and Mr. McEwen learned the bakery trade with the late Mr. Peter Laing, and on the latter''s death he and Mr. Churchill bought the business, which they carried on for many years. Finally, Mr. Churchill acquired Mr. McEwen''s interests, and the latter retired into private life at Petone. Mr. McEwen leaves a widow, two daughters (Mrs. Powell, of Petone, and Mrs. W. Brown (sic), of Lower Hutt), and one son (Mr. G. D. McEwen, of the firm of McEwen and Carter, Petone).

Probate Peter Couper (sic) McEwen, Place: Wellington, Occ: Confectioner, Date of Death: 1/8/1915, AAOM 6029 17779, Filed: 7/9/1915, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington


Death Details
1930/12041, Sarah McEwan (sic), Aged: 86Y - Date of Death 16/5/1930 from Death Registration

Evening Post 17 May 1930
Another of the early residents in the Hutt Valley, Mrs. Sarah McEwen, died yesterday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. W. Powell, Tory street, Petone. Her father, Mr. John Daysh, came out to New Zealand in the ship Gertrude, and Mrs. McEwen, his fifth daughter, was born in Waterloo road, Lower Hutt, 86 years ago. Her husband, Mr. P. C. McEwen, was senior partner in the firm of McEwen and Churchill, formerly bakers of Lambton quay. He predeceased her by 14 years. Mrs. McEwen leaves three children, Mrs. J. W. Powell and Mr. G. D. McEwen, both of Petone, and Mrs. W. Browne, of Wellington. There are fifteen grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Probate Sarah McEwen, Place: Petone, Occ: Widow, AAOM 6029 46657, Filed: 28/5/1930, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington


Wellington Independent 30 January 1874
GALLOWAY - GASKIN.- On the 28th instant, at the residence of Mr Peter McEwen, David, second son of Mr David Galloway, of Pahautanui, to Ellen, third daughter of the late Mr Mathew Gaskin.
  • 1844 - Birth -
  • 16 MAY 1930 - Death -
John Ings Daysh
1805 - 7 MAY 1902
Sarah Daysh
1844 - 16 MAY 1930
Elizabeth Clarke
1807 - 2 DEC 1870
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John Ings Daysh
Death7 MAY 1902
Marriage9 FEB 1833to Elizabeth Clarke at Whitchurch, Hampshire, England
PARENT (F) Elizabeth Clarke
Death2 DEC 1870
Marriage9 FEB 1833to John Ings Daysh at Whitchurch, Hampshire, England
FCaroline Daysh
Death2 JAN 1919
Marriage1868to Eli Buck
FSarah Daysh
Death16 MAY 1930
Marriage1863to Peter Couper McEwen
FJane Daysh
Death3 MAY 1920
Marriage1866to William Edward Swafford
FEliza Ann Daysh
Death29 OCT 1914
Marriage3 NOV 1874to Henry John Oxley at Residence of Mr E Buck, Boulcott Street, Wellington
FEmily Daysh
Death31 OCT 1926
Marriage3 NOV 1874to Henry Richard Hollis at At The Residence Of Mr. E Buck, Boulcott Street, Wellington
FSusan Ings Daysh
Death26 APR 1921
Marriage1852to Matthew Gaskin
MHenry Daysh
Death26 NOV 1936
Marriage1880to Mary Ada Davey
MGeorge Ings Daysh
Death15 SEP 1906
FElizabeth Daysh
Death16 DEC 1901
Marriage31 JUL 1862to John Rayner at Christ Church, Taita
Marriage22 FEB 1853to William Southee at St James Anglican Church, Lower Hutt
MRichmond Daysh
Death7 MAY 1917
Marriage1859to Janet Cooper
FMary Ann Daysh
Death24 MAY 1918
Marriage1859to Edward Richard (Twin) Harris
MJohn Daysh
Death1 SEP 1932
Marriage1863to Elizabeth Tannahill
FEsther Daysh
Death6 MAR 1889
Marriage1865to David James Mabey
Marriage1879to Robert Russell
MAlfred Daysh
Death1 AUG 1940
Marriage1876to Elizabeth Ann Sage
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Peter Couper McEwen
Death1 AUG 1915
Marriage1863to Sarah Daysh
PARENT (F) Sarah Daysh
Death16 MAY 1930
Marriage1863to Peter Couper McEwen
FatherJohn Ings Daysh
MotherElizabeth Clarke
Descendancy Chart
Sarah Daysh b: 1844 d: 16 MAY 1930
Peter Couper McEwen b: 1838 d: 1 AUG 1915
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