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Charles Flanagan

Charles Flanagan and Euphemia Darroch.
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Charles Flanagan,
born 25 June 1875, Dublin.
He was educ at boarding school in Tullow, Co.Carlow.
He worked in father's coal business in Dublin.
His father died 1894.
He emigrated to New Zealand in Jan 1896.
His mother died (20 Feb 1896) while he was in Cape Town, South Africa, on his way to New Zealand. He and his siblings were now orphans.
He moved to Timaru, New Zealand.
He is listed as age 26 on mar cert, must be an error for age 29.

He mar in New Zealand, July 1904, to Euphemia Darroch [born Oct 1884, Temuka, New Zealand].
She was dau of Robert Darroch, baker, of Edinburgh, later of Temuka and Wellington, New Zealand, by his wife Julia Griffin.
After her father died in 1900 her family moved to Timaru, where she met Charles.

They lived Waimataitai, Timaru.
In 1912 they were living "Portmahon", Rolleston Street, Timaru.
Euphemia died on or shortly before 11 May 1913 [burial record], age 28 yrs, think NOT 1914 [as grave says].
She was bur 11 May 1913, Timaru Cemetery, General Section, Block B, Plot 404, see her burial record.
He was left with 2 small children.
As at c.1927 he was living in Ashburton, New Zealand.
He died Jan 1953, age 77 yrs.
He was bur 22 Jan 1953, Timaru Cemetery, with wife, see his burial record.
Charles and Euphemia had issue:

  1. Jim Flanagan [Charles James], born 1905,
    mar Norah Clark [Norah Margaret, born 1906, NOT Nora],
    lived in Timaru, New Zealand,
    living 66 Elizabeth St, Timaru, as at 1963,
    living 276 Church St West, Timaru, as at 1966 to 1969,
    he died 20 Nov 1969, age 64 yrs,
    bur 22 Nov, Timaru Cemetery, Catholic Section, Block LB, Plot 1348, see his burial record,
    Norah is listed at 45 Grove St, Tinwald, New Zealand, as at 1971,
    she is listed as living The Croft, Timaru, at death 1985 [burial record],
    she died 18 Mar 1985, age 79 yrs,
    bur 20 Mar, Timaru Cemetery, with husband, see her burial record,
    had issue:

    1. Patricia Flanagan, mar Graham Vincent and had issue:
      1. Nicola Vincent, mar Alec Cassie and had issue:
        1. David Cassie.
        2. Erin Cassie.
      2. Kerry Vincent.
      3. Mark Vincent.

    2. John Flanagan, mar Rosalind Beswarick and had issue:
      1. Sean Flanagan, mar Catherine Colquhoun and had issue:
        1. Caitlin Flanagan.
        2. Aidan Flanagan.
      2. Kay Flanagan.
      3. Sharon Flanagan, mar Paul Middleton and had issue:
        1. Julian Middleton.
        2. Morgan Middleton.
      4. Kieran Flanagan, mar Vicki Trueman and had issue:
        1. Bridie Flanagan.
        2. Sean Flanagan.

    3. Margaret Flanagan, had issue:
      1. Patrick Flanagan.

  2. Desmond Flanagan, born 1909,
    Des, Desmond Eneas, NOT Enaus,
    his mother's brother was called Eneas,
    mar Rita Ibell [Rita Helen Ibell, born 1907], no issue,
    listed as living 22 Whitcombe Street, Temuka, at her death [burial record],
    she died 24 Apr 1975, age 68 yrs,
    bur 26 Apr, Temuka Cemetery, Section E, Block 4, Plot 128, see her burial record,
    he died 22 Jan 1985, age 75 yrs,
    bur 22 Jan, Temuka Cemetery, with his wife, see his burial record.

Back: Charles Flanagan.
Front: (Left) Jim Flanagan and (Right) Desmond Flanagan.
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Grave of Charles Flanagan.
From Timaru District Council.

Jim Flanagan and his wife Norah Clark, early to mid 1960s.
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Grave of Jim and Norah.
From Timaru District Council. See full size.

Grave of Des and Rita.
From Timaru District Council.

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