Mary Jane (Polly)  Wyeth

Mary Jane (Polly) Wyeth

Female 1874 - 1958  (83 years)

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  • Name Mary Jane (Polly) Wyeth 
    Born 30 Jun 1874  Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number WB01 
    Died 9 May 1958  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Woodlands Cemetery, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone Woodlands Cemetery - James and Mary Jane Phillips and Dorothy Woodham
    Headstone Woodlands Cemetery - James and Mary Jane Phillips and Dorothy Woodham
    In Loving Memory Of James Beloved husband of M. J. Phillips & eldest son of
    T. & M.A. Phillips Died 1st Jan 1910, aged 44 years
    Also his grand-daughter Dorothy May Beloved daughter of Reginald and Gladys Woodham Died 20th July 1930, aged 8 days
    Also the above Mary Jane Phillips Died 9th May 1958, aged 83 years
    Person ID I114  Frost Family
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2017 

    Father Charles Wyeth,   b. 18 Sep 1842, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1928, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann Shirreffs,   b. 9 Aug 1856, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1928, Gore, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 12 May 1873  Longbush, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • In the House Of Joseph Shirreffs.
    • WYETH Charles 26
      SHERRIFFS Elizabeth Ann 16
    Extract from Woodlands Marriage Register
    Extract from Woodlands Marriage Register
    Entry No 47.
    Photos
    Charles and family
    Charles and family
    L to R Back Jimmie, Bob, Bill, Joe, Charles (Tie)

    Centre Mary(Polly), Charles, Rose, Elizabeth, Amy, Lucy

    Front Nora(Pat), Tom, Essie
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet

    Family James Porter Phillips,   b. Abt 1865,   d. 1 Jan 1910, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1892  Woodlands Pres. Church, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • WYETH Mary Jane 18
      PHILLIPS James 27
    Mary J and Jimmy Phillips
    Mary J and Jimmy Phillips
    Business 1910  Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    After James died Polly aged 33 started a boarding house in Woodlands a number of Railway cadets stationed in Woodlands stayed with her. between 1919 and 1928 Polly moved to Tay St Invercargill next door to Lange's Bakery, where she continued to run a boarding house with Glads help. Reg Woodham was a boarder during this time and Reg and Gladys married in 1928. 
    Electoral Roll 1919  Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Phillips, Elizabeth Mary, spinster
    Phillips, Gladys May, spinster
    Phillips, Mary Jane, married
    Phillips, Thomas, Carpenter
    Mataura General Roll 1919 
    Electoral Roll 1928  166 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Phillips, Charles Thomas, clerk
    Phillips, Mary Jane, widow
    Woodham, Gladys May, married
    Woodham, Reginald Horace Allen, electrical engineer
    Invercagill General Roll 1928 
    Electoral Roll 1949  166 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand6 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Phillips, Mary Jane, widow
    Woodham, Gladys May, married
    Woodham, Reginald Horace Allen, engineer, 1957 director
    Invercagill General Roll 1949, 1954 and 1957 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Mary (Lizzie) Phillips,   b. 26 Jan 1893, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1981, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Charles Thomas Phillips,   b. 6 Mar 1895, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1974, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Gladys May Phillips,   b. 15 Apr 1898, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1978, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. James Porter (Jimmy) Phillips,   b. 16 Aug 1899, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1981, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Mar 1892 - Woodlands Pres. Church, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - After James died Polly aged 33 started a boarding house in Woodlands a number of Railway cadets stationed in Woodlands stayed with her. between 1919 and 1928 Polly moved to Tay St Invercargill next door to Lange's Bakery, where she continued to run a boarding house with Glads help. Reg Woodham was a boarder during this time and Reg and Gladys married in 1928. - 1910 - Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Phillips, Elizabeth Mary, spinster
    Phillips, Gladys May, spinster
    Phillips, Mary Jane, married
    Phillips, Thomas, Carpenter
    Mataura General Roll 1919 - 1919 - Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 May 1958 - Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodlands Cemetery, Woodlands, Southland, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Polly and Family
    Polly and Family
    Photo L to R James, Lizzie, Polly, Glad Charlie.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Amy and Polly(Mary)Wyeth
    Amy and Polly(Mary)Wyeth
    Sisters
    Mary (Polly) Phillips
    Mary (Polly) Phillips
    Granny Wyeth
    Granny Wyeth

  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1958/23539 (Reliability: 3), 9 May 1958.
      Phillips Mary Jane Age at death 83Y

    2. [S10] Marriage Register Index , 1873/991 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S323] Presbyterian Church Archives, Woodland Parish Marriages 1864 to 1920 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S10] Marriage Register Index , 1892/852 (Reliability: 3).