Person Index

Milne, William Scott

William Scott Milne
b: 1825
d: 24 APR 1913
Biography
Listed under Taita
NZPO 1880 - 81 Milne W. S. farmer
NZPO 1890 - 91 Milne W. S. farmer

Hutt City Library Online Database
Main Title: Extended Milne clan gets together again
Imprint: 1987
Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet
Summary: Profile of Milne family history occasioned by the 1987 reunion. At Taita, the Milne''s were neighbours of Thomas Mason.
Language: English
Subject: William Milne
Grace Yule
Biographies -- Milne / Yule
Heritage resources

Hutt City Library Online Database
Main Title: Scottish ancestors remembered
Imprint: 1987
Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet
Summary: Reunion gathering of Milne Family descendants during which a memorial park bench at Avalon park was presented. The seat is on land farmed by William Milne (c.1847-1916). Milne also helped build Knox Church. Ill.
Language: English
Subject: William Milne
Grace Milne
Biographies -- Milne / Yule
Heritage resources



Hutt City Library Online Database
Main Title: Presentation of seat and Milne family reunion at Avalon Park 21.2.87 at 10.00 a.m
Imprint: 1987
Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet
Summary: Family history of William Milne and his wife Grace Milne (nee Yule). They married in 1847.
Language: English
Subject: William Milne
Grace Yule
Biographies -- Milne / Yule
Heritage resources
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Main Title: Scottish ancestors remembered [newspaper article]
Source: Hutt News 17-03-1987, p. 24
Notes: 140th anniversary of marriage celebrated and descendents present a park bench to the people of Lower Hutt. ill.
Language: English
Subject: Milne, William
Milne, Grace
Anderson, Reverend Douglas
Parks, Reserves and Playgrounds
Avalon Park
Taita
Heritage resources




Hutt City Library Online Database
Main Title: Mr William Scot (sic) Milne
Imprint: May-13
Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet
Summary: William Scot Milne, an early settler at Taita, died 24 April 1913.
Language: English
Subject: Milne, William Scot
Biographies -- Milne / Yule
Heritage resources

Hutt City Library Online Database
Main Title: Milne home, Taita district
Imprint: 18?
Notes: 1845
Indexes: E8
Summary: The early wooden Taita cottage facing High Street where the Milne family lived from 1847. (This may have been a New Zealand Company kitset house). Grace Milne (nee Yule) and her grand-daughter Eva Burch stand outside the cottage. (Also held VF #9265).
Language: English
Subject: Houses
Heritage resources
- photo in scrapbook attached to William Scott Milne (RIN 811)

Hutt City Library Online Database
Main Title: Third Milne home
Imprint: 2001
Notes: Indexes: E8
Summary: Beverley Longmore and Peter Milne, great, grand-daughter and great grandson of settlers William and Grace Milne, outside the third Milne house in Frederick Street, built around 1910. It is currently under threat of demolition. Peter is holding the NZ War Medal earned by William for action during the battle of Boulcott''s farm. (Seemingly only 11 of these medals were struck). Primo Menara was the last owner of the Milne farmland before it was subdivided, and now the Menara family wants the 3rd house removed to be replaced by a new unit. Also Vertical File article: 10981.
Language: English
Subject: Milne, William
3 Frederick Street
Menara, Primo
Longmore, Beverley
Milne, Peter
Houses
Heritage resources
- photo in scrapbook attached to William Scott Milne (RIN 811)



Lady Nugent sailed from Gravesend on 10th October 1840 and arrived Port

Nicholson 17th March 1841
Name as on passenger list
Milne William Scott, Aged: 16, Carpenter

Marriage Details
1847/15, Bride: Grace Yule, Groom: William Milne

Wellington Independent 3 May 1866
ADJOURNED LICENSING MEETING.
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MR. BUCKRIDE''S APPLICATION.
Mr. C. B. Borlase on behalf of Mr. Buckridge applied for a transfer of the license to retail beer and spirituous liquors at the Albion Hotel, Upper Hutt, to Mr. Joseph Hayward.
Mr. A. Ludlam begged to remind the Bench that at a previous meeting of Justices similar application had been brought forward, and had been refused on the grounds, that Mr. Hayward was Mr. Buckridges'' son-in-law, and that in reality there would be no transfer, as Mr. Buckridge intended to remain on the premises, and would be in fact, if not the ostensible, at least the real holder of the license.
Mr. Borlase submitted a numerously signed certificate from the residents at Featherston, in the Wairarapa, to the effect that Mr. Joseph Hayward was a fit and proper person to conduct the business of a publican, and added that a bona fide transfer was intended, and that it was Mr. Buckridge''s intention to quit the premises the district even - and take up his residence in the Wairarapa.
Mr. Ludlam said that two residents in the Upper Hutt had waited on him at his residence, and spoken to him on the subject, but that he had been unable to give them any information as to what the decision of the Bench would be in the matter. He was of opinion that the application should not be considered until Mr. Buckridge had actually quitted the premises.
Mr. Borlase replied that it was his client''s intention to do so as soon as possible, and said that in the event of his not doing so, he himself would be the first to request the Bench to cancel the license altogether. Under these circumstances the transfer Of the license was granted, and Mr. Joseph Hayward, with his sureties, (Messrs. William Cleland and William Milne) were then bound over in the usual manner.
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Evening Post 15 July 1878
THE Funeral of the late Mrs. Donald Couper will leave my house, Taita, on Tuesday next, at half-past 2 o''clock.
Friends are respectfully invited to attend.
W. S. MILNE

Evening Post 27 November 1878
THE RATEPAYERS of the HUTT VALLEY are requested to MEET at the SCHOOL-HOUSE, Lower Hutt,
On SATURDAY, 30th NOVEMBER,
At 7 o''clock, p.m.,
To consider the advisability of having a Board of Conservator established for the Hutt River.
W. FITZHERBERT, K.C.M.G., M.H.R.
H. Bunny, M.H.R.
T. MASON
A. PRINGLE
W. S. MILNE
J. G. F. WILFORD

Evening Post 6 January 1908
An interesting and somewhat unusual gathering took place at the Taita on the last day of 1907, the occasion being the celebration of the diamond wedding of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Milne. Mr Milne was born at Glanier, Scotland, on the 1st of January, 1825, and arrived in Wellington in the year 1841 in the Lady Nugent, and Mrs. Milne was born at Lanark, Scotland, on the 5th of May, 1830, and arrived at Wellington in 1840 in the Bengal Merchant, her father being a well known old resident, the late Mr. Alexander Yule. The family consists of six daughters and one son, all of whom are married, viz., Mrs. Halley, of Grant-road (widow of the late Mr. John Halley); Mrs. John Cundy, of Featherston; Mrs. Peter Speedy, of Belmont; Mrs. A. J. Mackey (sic), of Auckland; Mrs. F. H. Boyes, of Bunnythorpe ; Mrs. John Thompson, of Kaiwarra; and Mr. J. G. (sic) Milne, of the Taita. Mr. and Mrs. Milne are great-grandparents. There were about fifty relatives and friends present at the celebration.

Colonist 9 January 1908
An old settler of Taita, Mr William Scott Milne, and Mrs Milne, celebrated their diamond wedding on December 31st of the year just past. Mr Milne is a highly respected farmer at Taita. He is aged 83 years, and his wife 78. They have 37 grandchildren and two great grand-children. Mr Milne arrived in Wellington in 1841 in the Lady Nugent, and Mrs Milne (whose maiden name was Miss Grace Yule) in Bengal Merchant in 1840.

Death Details
1913/9939, William Scott Milne, Aged: 88Y - Date of Death 14/4/1913 from Death Registration

Evening Post 25 April 1913
MILNE.- On the 24th April, at his late residence, Taita, William Scot Milne, in his 89th year

Evening Post 26 April 1913
Mr. William Scott Milne, one of the best known settlers in the Hutt Valley, died at his residence at the Taita this week. The deceased, who was in his 89th year, took a leading part in local affairs for many years and was a member of the Wellington Provincial Council when the late Mr. Henry Bunny, father of the present Mayor of Lower Hutt, was prominently connected with that body. It was during the time Mr. Milne was a member of the council that the Provincial Government built the bridge over the Hutt River at the Lower Hutt preceding the present structure there. The late Mr. Milne was a fine stamp of the pioneer settler and he was held in great respect by all who knew him.


Probate William Scott Milne, Place: Taita, Occ: Farmer, Date of Death: 24/4/1913, AAOM 6029 15493, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington

Death Details
1916/465, Grace Milne, Aged: 85Y

Evening Post 13 January 1916
DEATHS
MILNE.- On the 12th January, 1916, at her residence, Main-road, Taita, Grace Milne, relict of the late W. S. Milne, in her 86th Year. Private interment
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FUNERAL NOTICE
THE Funeral of the late Mrs. Grace Milne, will leave her late residence, Main-road, Taita, To-morrow (Friday), at 2.30 p.m., for the Cemetery, Taita. Private interment.
BROWN AND ALLAN,
Undertakers, Main-road, Lower Hutt.
Phone 89

Evening Post 21 January 1916
By the death of Mrs. Grace Milne, of the Taita, aged 86, the Hutt Valley, has lost another of its earliest settlers. She arrived in Wellington with her father, Mr. Yule, in the Bengal Merchant, in the year 1840, landed on Petone beach, and was camped there for a while until her parents removed to Taita. Her ancedotes of the early pioneers were very interesting, especially to those of the present day, who enjoy all modern comforts. A walk to Wellington was not uncommon experience. Her husband, Mr. W. S. Milne, predeceased her, aged 89. The surviving family are Mrs. P. Speedy (Belmont), Mrs. Halley (Grant-road), Mrs. F. H. Boyes (Bunny-thorpe), Mrs. A. Mackie (Auckland), Mrs. J. Thompson (Kaiwarra), and Mrs J. S. Milne (Paekakariki). Another daughter, Mrs. John Cundy, of Featherston, died a short time ago.

Probate Grace Milne, Place: Taita, Occ: Widow, Date of Death: 12/1/1916, AAOM 6029 18428, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington

Evening Post 7 August 1920
THURSDAY, 12th AUGUST, 1920,
At 2.30 p.m.
H. ERNEST LEIGHTON has received instructions from the PUBLIC TRUSTEE to offer for absolute sale by Public Auction in the Chamber os Commerce, Customhouse-quay, Wellington, as above -
Estate of WILLIAM SCOTT MILNE:
THAT CHOICE SMALL FARM, being part Section 63, Hutt District, containing twenty-seven acres, more of less, situate between the farms of Mr. Geo. Hooper and Mr. Geo. August, and having frontage to the main road, Taita, Lower Hutt. The land is rich, and has a heavy carrying capacity, sold subject to lease expiring 1st December, 1920.
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Estate of WILLIAM SCOTT MILNE
(deceased):
PART SECTION 49, BELOMONT-ROAD,
9 acres 3 roods 29 perches, with 6-roomed house thereon. Property is at present vacant and available for immediate possession. A very desirous little farm on the Main-road, near Mason''s Gardens. Rich soil.
For further details, apply
THE AUCTIONEER

Evening Post 13 Auguat 1920
Mr. H. Ernest Leighton reports that yesterday he submitted in the Chamber of Commerce, Customhouse-quay under instruction from the Public Trustee in the William Scott Milne estate, a farm of 27 acres, situate in the Taita, which was sold under the hammer to Mr. George August for 1850 pounds. Another farm of nine acres not reaching the reserve, was passed in.
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Family Group Sheet - Child
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CHILDREN
MWilliam Scott Milne
Birth1825
Death24 APR 1913
Marriage1847to Grace Yule
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) William Scott Milne
Birth1825
Death24 APR 1913
Marriage1847to Grace Yule
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Grace Yule
Birth1830
Death12 JAN 1916
Marriage1847to William Scott Milne
FatherAlexander Yule
MotherElizabeth Unknown
CHILDREN
FMatilda Milne
Birth1848
Death24 MAY 1931
Marriage13 AUG 1868to Peter SPEEDY at Wellington
FElizabeth Milne
Birth1849
Death15 DEC 1945
Marriage11 SEP 1874to John Halley at Taita
FGrace Milne
Birth1852
Death25 AUG 1914
Marriage1875to John Cundy
FAgnes Milne
Birth1856
Death22 APR 1933
Marriage14 MAR 1880to Frederick Boyes at Taita
FEllen Milne
Birth
Death
Marriage25 JUL 1884to Alexander James Mackie at Taita
FAnnie Milne
Birth
Death
Marriage1888to John Thompson
MJohn Scott Milne
Birth1870
Death1969
Marriage1893to Hannah Auton
MAlexander Yule Milne
Birth1866
Death1874
Descendancy Chart
William Scott Milne b: 1825 d: 24 APR 1913
Grace Yule b: 1830 d: 12 JAN 1916
Matilda Milne b: 1848 d: 24 MAY 1931
Peter SPEEDY b: 1842 d: 9 JAN 1924
Ellen SPEEDY b: 1873
John SPEEDY b: 1886
Margaret SPEEDY b: 1889
Hortense SPEEDY b: 1892
Elizabeth Milne b: 1849 d: 15 DEC 1945
John Halley b: 1831 d: 3 FEB 1900
Grace Milne b: 1852 d: 25 AUG 1914
John Cundy b: 1844 d: 8 DEC 1913
Grace Alice Cundy b: 1876 d: 11 MAR 1903
Agnes Milne b: 1856 d: 22 APR 1933
Frederick Boyes b: 1854 d: 28 JUL 1923
John Scott Milne b: 1870 d: 1969
Alexander Yule Milne b: 1866 d: 1874
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