George Robert  Sykes

George Robert Sykes

Male 1867 - 1957  (89 years)

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  • Name George Robert Sykes  [1
    Born 18 Nov 1867  Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 22 Dec 1867  St John's Anglican Church, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation
    • Farmer/Member Parliament
    Reference Number WC2 
    Died 23 Mar 1957  Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
    Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
    George Robert 1867 - 1957


    Although George Robert Sykes's death is commemorated here his cremation and Burial on 31 Jul 1957 in plot 25 Rose Plots is recorded at the Archer Street Cemetery, QE2 Park, Masterton.
    Plot: 34
    Notes 
    • MP 1911-1935; building shown inphoto of wedding was later St Matthews School where Ethela & Phil went.
      Source Peter Sykes
    Person ID I164  Frost Family
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2009 

    Father Isaac Sykes,   b. 30 Dec 1843, The Hutt, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1871, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Maria Ann Wyeth,   b. 14 Dec 1844, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1920, Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1865  Church of St James, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Wedding Maria Ann Wyeth and Isaac Sykes
    Wedding Maria Ann Wyeth and Isaac Sykes
    On the 8th October, at St. James' Church, Lower Hutt, by the Rev. J. E. Herring
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet

    Family Esther Elizabeth Bishop Murray,   b. 2 May 1872, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1946, Braeburn, Lower Moutere, Tasman, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1893  St Matthew's Church, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Cyril George Orlando Sykes,   b. 29 Aug 1894, Mt Bruce, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1915, Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +2. Oswald Lincoln (Ossie) Sykes,   b. 14 Dec 1895, Mt Bruce, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1973, Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Lawrence Victor Sykes,   b. 19 Apr 1897, Opaki, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1981, Nelson City, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Edith Ethela Sykes,   b. 16 Aug 1900, Fernridge, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1976, Nelson City, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +5. Phillip Howard Sykes,   b. 20 Aug 1908, Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2007, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     6. Esther Margaret Sykes,   b. 17 Oct 1911, Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1988, Nelson City, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Photos
    Wedding of George and Esther Sykes
    Wedding of George and Esther Sykes
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Nov 1867 - Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Dec 1867 - St John's Anglican Church, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Mar 1957 - Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    May Chamberlain and George Sykes
    May Chamberlain and George Sykes
    George Sykes
    George Sykes
    George Robert Sykes as young man
    George Robert Sykes as young man
    He went on to represent Masterton as an MP from 1911 to 1935.Thought to have been taken circa 1890

  • Sources 
    1. [S92] Sykes Phillip Howard.