Person Index

Pilcher, John

John Pilcher
b: 1864
d: 2 AUG 1940
Evening Post 1 May 1926
A well-known and respected resident of the Lower Hutt, Mrs. Caroline Swain, wife of Mr. Samuel Swain, passed away on 27th April, after a very brief illness. Born in Lower Hutt fifty-one years ago, she was the third daughter of the late Mr. John Pilcher, who arrived in Wellington in the early ''60 s, and, after spending a short time in Wellington, went to Australia during the gold rush at Bendigo. After spending many months on the goldfields, he returned to Wellington, where he married and finally settled in the Hutt Valley. The late Mrs. Swain was of a very kindly disposition, and will be mourned by a large circle of relatives and friends. She leaves a husband and a family of six sons, Mr. Arthur H. (sic) J. Swain, of the Money Order and Savings Bank, Chief Post Office, Wellington, Mr. Albert Swain, railway workshops, Petone, and Messrs. William, Frederick, Leonard, and Percy Swain, of Lower Hutt, and two daughters, Misses May and Dulcie Swain, of Lower Hutt; also five brothers, Messrs. John, William, Henry, and Frederick Pilcher, of Lower Hutt, and Mr. George Pilcher of Waingawa, and five sisters, Mrs. F. Gilbert, Mrs. E. Mudgway, Mrs. N. Watkins, of Lower Hutt, Mrs. A. Swain, of Silverstream, and Mrs. E. Hodgkins, of Auckland.

Birth Details
1873/3673, Ellen Elliott - no parents listed

Evening Post 13 November 1935
A Celebration
A most enjoyable afternoon was spent at the home of Mrs. F. Gerrie, sen., recently, the occasion being the 80th birthday of Mrs. Minogue. Cards were played, and at afternoon tea Mrs. Minogue cut her birthday cake. The singing of "For She''s a Jolly Good Fellow" brought a very pleasant party to a close. Among those present were Mesdames Minogue, Gerrie, sen Anderson, Barker, Heggie, H. Hall, Watts, F. Gerrie, Booth, J. Gerrie, Pilcher, F. Alsop, Murphy, Gilbert, W. Mudgway, Gaskin, J. Pilcher, M. Perry, Lawrence, Foster, A. J. Hobbs, A. Peck, H. Mudgway, Reeder, Brookes, and Gordon.

Marriage Details
1891/545, Bride: Ellen Elliott, Groom: John Pilcher - Date of Marriage 8/4/1891 from Marriage Registration
- Could not see a Marriage Notice in newspapers on paperspast

Hutt Valley Cemetery Record John Pilcher, Date: 5 Aug 1940, Taita Old Monumental, Lower Hutt, Burial Record, Vol 1

Evening Post 3 August 1940
PILCHER.- On August 2, 1940, at Wellington, (suddenly), John, dearly loved husband of the late Ellen Pilcher, of 233 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt, and loving father of Jack, Les, and May; in his 76th year. Deeply mourned.
PILCHER.- The Friends of the late Mr. John Pilcher are invited to attend his Funeral, which will leave the Church of the Good Shepherd, Waiwhetu Road, Lower Hutt, on Monday, August 5, 1940, after Service commencing 2 p.m., for the Cemetery, Taita. W. Hall and Co., Funeral Directors, Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt. Telephones 62-640 and 62-740


Hutt Valley Cemetery Record Ellen Pilcher, Date: 3 Jul 1939, Taita Old Monumental, Lower Hutt, Monumental Inscription, Reference: 2246,
Burial Record Date: 5 Jul 1939, Vol 1

Evening Post 4 July 1939
PILCHER.- On July 3, 1939, at Wellington, Ellen, dearly loved wife of John Pilcher, 233 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt; aged 66 years. A patient sufferer at rest.
PILCHER.- The Friends of the late Mrs. Ellen Pilcher are invited to attend her Funeral, which will leave the Church of the Good Shepherd, Epuni, Lower Hutt, Tomorrow (Wednesday), July 5, 1939, at conclusion of Service, commencing at 2 p.m., for the Cemetery, Taita. W. Hall and Co., Funeral Directors, Lower Hutt. Tel.: 62-640 and 62-740.
  • 1864 - Birth -
  • 2 AUG 1940 - Death -
John Pilcher
1829 - 15 SEP 1895
John Pilcher
1864 - 2 AUG 1940
Daniel Peck
1810 - 4 AUG 1887
Ellen Peck
1844 - 20 MAY 1906
Elizabeth Gaskin
1813 - 8 JUL 1877
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John Pilcher
Death15 SEP 1895
Marriage1862to Ellen Peck
FatherStephen Pilcher
PARENT (F) Ellen Peck
Death20 MAY 1906
Marriage1862to John Pilcher
FatherDaniel Peck
MotherElizabeth Gaskin
MAlfred David Pilcher
Death3 DEC 1884
FAnnie Pilcher
Death6 APR 1935
Marriage1891to Joseph Swain
FCaroline Pilcher
Death27 APR 1926
Marriage28 JUL 1892to Samuel Swain
MJohn Pilcher
Death2 AUG 1940
Marriage8 APR 1891to Ellen Elliott
MWilliam Pilcher
Death31 JUL 1944
Marriage31 DEC 1890to Emily Ellen Swain
MHenry Pilcher
Death2 NOV 1967
Marriage1903to Sarah Jane Smith
MGeorge Pilcher
FFanny Pilcher
Death26 DEC 1952
Marriage1900to Edward Thomas Gilbert
FEmily Pilcher
Death16 JAN 1961
Marriage1897to Walter William Mudgway
FNellie Pilcher
Marriage27 OCT 1909to Roy Watkins
FElizabeth Pilcher
MCharles Frederick Pilcher
Death19 JAN 1965
MDaniel Pilcher
Death3 AUG 1872
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) John Pilcher
Death2 AUG 1940
Marriage8 APR 1891to Ellen Elliott
FatherJohn Pilcher
MotherEllen Peck
PARENT (F) Ellen Elliott
Death3 JUL 1939
Marriage8 APR 1891to John Pilcher
FatherEdward Elliott
MotherMary Ann Peck
MJohn George Frederick Pilcher
Birth30 SEP 1891
Death11 APR 1972
Marriage20 OCT 1921to Lillian May Booth at Residence Of Mr And Mrs John Pilcher, Nai Nai Lane, Lower Hutt
FEdith May Pilcher
Birth26 AUG 1896
Death19 JUL 1981
Marriage1932to Doctor Sellers
MLes Pilcher
Descendancy Chart
John Pilcher b: 1864 d: 2 AUG 1940
Ellen Elliott b: 1873 d: 3 JUL 1939
John George Frederick Pilcher b: 30 SEP 1891 d: 11 APR 1972
Lillian May Booth b: 1892 d: 2 OCT 1942
Lillian Madeline Pilcher b: 1931 d: 2009
Lawrence Booth Pilcher b: 1929 d: 2 SEP 1936
Edith May Pilcher b: 26 AUG 1896 d: 19 JUL 1981
Doctor Sellers b: 1893 d: 11 JAN 1952
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