Mary Harty (Londrigan) (1884 - 1965)
Mary married Jack Harty, a farmer in the Morice Settlement (Section 25). Uncle Jack was very Irish, he spoke with a rich Brogue accent & when he spoke to me, my name always came out as "Brain" (instead of Brian) which always intrigued me. On his travels as a young man to New Zealand, he told me he spent some time in New York.
Mary & Jacks farm was across the Hikuithal stream (i.e) Puaka Valley Rivier. There was a small foot only swing bridge across the river. To cross by car or horse etc a Ford Furiher up the stream was used.
He milked approx 100 head of Jersey cows. When he retired he purchased a house in Woolston, Christchurch. Jack died Feb 18th 1965, burried at Rura Lawn Cembetry, Christchurch at 92 years of age. How do you know Mary? Leave a memory.
- Family History Database
- Full Name: Mary Harty (Londrigan).
- Nickname: Cissie.
- Born: 4th Jan 1884.
- Passed away: 18th Feb 1965.
- Lived for: 81 years.
- Spouse: Jack Harty.
- Father: John Londrigan.
- Mother: Suzannah.
- Children (4): Jack, Patrick, Eileen, Molly.
- Siblings (11): Emanuel (Chris), William, Edward, John, Ada, Henry, Louise, Florence, Hilda, Len & Vera.