Margaret Jean Cameron

Female 1922 - 2007  (85 years)


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  • Name Margaret Jean Cameron 
    Nickname Rita 
    Born 14 Mar 1922 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number WH8.2.2..S2M 
    Died 1 Aug 2007  Featherston, South Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Margaret Jean (Rita) Leggett 14/03/1922 - 1/08/2007
      LEGGETT, Margaret Jean. (Rita) (nee Cameron, formerly Downes)
      On 1st August 2007 peacefully at her home, Featherston. Aged 85 years
      Loved Partner of Ian Dymock.
      Loving mother of Jean Holding (deceased), Roy Downes (deceased), Mary Vanessa Knedler (deceased), Murray Downes (Taupo), Helen Rudman (Petone), Raymond Downes (Upper Hutt), Maree Nagel (Taita)
      A loved grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.
      A service for Rita will be held at the Richmond Chapel, Richmond Road, Carterton on Tuesday 7th August 2007 at 11.00 a.m. followed by private cremation
      Messages to Rita's family C/- P.O. Box 185, Carterton or can be left in Rita's tribute book below.
      Richmond Funeral Home (Peter & Jenny Giddens) FDANZ, Carterton.
      http://www.tributes.co.nz/ViewMyTribute.aspx?id=1680
    Person ID I4988  Frost Family
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2016 

    Family 1 Raymond Wesley Thomas,   b. 28 Jun 1925, Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1966, Fresno, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1943  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Jeannie Stuart Thomas,   b. 06 Sep 1943, St Helens Hospital, Newtown, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 2004, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 May 2014 
    Family ID F9590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert Sylvester Downes,   b. 26 Jul 1899, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1957, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1948  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Electoral Roll 1949  11 Biddle Cres, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Downes, Margaret Jean, married (1963 Widow)
    Downes, Robert Sylvester, P.W.D. operator, 1957 shovel driver
    Onslow General Roll 1949, Heretaunga 1954, 1957 and 1963 
    Children 
     1. Jeannie Stuart Thomas,   b. 06 Sep 1943, St Helens Hospital, Newtown, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 2004, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Adopted]
    +2. Roy Kenneth Downes,   b. 16 Oct 1948, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1990  (Age 41 years)
     3. R.C. Downes
     4. Mary Vanessa Downes,   d. Aged 36, Thames, Waikato, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. M.S.R. Downes
     6. M. Downes
    +7. H. Downes
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F1643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 . Leggett 
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F2146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1943 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1948 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Aug 2007 - Featherston, South Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 2007/18771 (Reliability: 3), 1 Aug 2007.
      Leggett Margaret Jean born 14/3/1922 aged 85 years

    2. [S10] Marriage Register Index , NZ 1943/00620 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S10] Marriage Register Index , NZ 1948/10304 (Reliability: 3).