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Fache Family

 
The Dunstan Times founded in 1862 by George Fache, a French Heughenot after sailing to New Zealand.

In 2012, join our 150th. Anniversary celebrations @ Clyde (formerly Dunstan), New Zealand.  http://www.promotedunstan.org.nz 

.Our website is @ dunstan-times000.tripod.com had 31 page views yesterday and 1082 page views so far this month.Our goal is to enlighten, educate, inspire, inform and even entertain. We will not titillate nor run 'shock journalism'. Brampton edition by his great-great grandson Mike MilneEmailUs@spacermike007@yahoo.ca 

The Fache family settled the Otago region of New Zealand in the mid 1800's. Originally the family escaped to England from France due to persecution. They were Huguenots.

St. Bartholomew massacre, 1572  This infamous painting depicts the martydom of Bartholemew Fache described in horrid detail..."Bartholemew Fache was gashed with sabres and had the wounds filled with quicklime and thus perished in agony at Fenile"; Genealogy library; the book The Huguenot Emigration to America page 35

 I had a great great great grandfather William Fache in London in 1873. I have a website fachefiles.tripod.  http://www.fache.be/  You should find the reference to Bartholomew Fache towards the middle
of Chapter 5 "Persecutions and Martyrdoms."    I found only one reference to the Vaudois Christian martyr, Bartholomew Fache, in James A. Wylie's "The History of Protestantism."
>http://www.whatsaiththescripture.com/Voice/History.Protestant.v2.b16.html.
The sum of all that Wylie wrote of Bartholomew Fache's martyrdom at the hands of his Roman inquisitors: "Bartholomew Fache, gashed with sabres, had the wounds filled up with quicklime, and perished thus in agony at Fenile."

 

John Calvin (1509 - 1564)religious reformer
Surname From To Migration Comment
Fache 1797 5/2/1873

France>England

William

died in Pelham Place Brompton London W.
Forster 1953

New Zealand>

England

Mike
A general edict which encouraged the extermination of the Huguenots was issued on January 29th, 1536 in France. On March 1st, 1562 some 1200 Huguenots were slain at Vassy, France. This ignited the the Wars of Religion which would rip apart, devastate, and bankrupt France for the next three decades.

oh yes it is exciting to me too especially to find living family... as for me I am the great grand son of George Cox Fache (OBE). His daughter (Phyllis) was my grandma. I lived with her for a bit at Oriental Terrace in 1960-61 and again in 1970-1973. She was a truly great lady. She says I am the spitting image of GCF and I feel eerily connected to him as well. When she died she willed me the one photo of her dad which has his OBE pinned to it. I plan to bring it back to NZ in hopes of finding a fitting home for it. Perhaps the NZRU or Commission of Pensions or his alma mater Otago Boys High School.

Yes I know of the sheep station in the south island apparently sold and subdivision sadly but do plan to tour that area as well. No I worked on a station up near Ruapehu(sp?) as a training junior shepherd briefly which I wish to revisit as well.

No I was conceived in NZ but born in England and lived mostly in Canada. I wrote a book "An Incredible Life which I believe is partially posted somewhere in the Dunstan Times.tripod. There is a lot of stuff about our family history online now too, if you search for George Fache in "newspapers past" . Do you know of our French Heugenot past? I am especially proud of that.  May I post info that you share with me? I am after all a reporter for the website! The pay sucks but I love the job!

Lovely to hear from you



 

Talked to Colin (he's not so good on computers lol so I'm the secretary)

There was a sheep station in the south island (Ranfurly) where Betty (his fathers sister Elizabeth) lived.  She married the Tom Mawini (not sure of spelling) but he's not sure if the farm was her's or his families.  It was about 5000acres.  He did visit there as a child (after Colins father died) when he was approx 13.

Were you born in NZ? Also was going through your page but wasn't fully sure where you fitted in as found it confusing to follow.  Would I be right in saying you came from the George Cox Fache line via George Atahi Fache?  Colin says he was an airline pilot that lived in Auckland (in the North Island). He also recalls staying a night at Phyllis's place in Wellington (also North Island) while they were doing the family visits.

Would be happy for you to come and visit when you come over. :)

It's all quite exciting makes me want to look up my family tree lol  Also and unusual name.

Thanks

Emma :)

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Mike Milne <spacermike007@yahoo.ca> wrote:

Nice to hear from you, yes I have read of Sidney. Can you email the pic? I am travelling to NZ in October 2012 so to meet for a tea would be great. I plan to visit the original George Fache's graveside down near Greymouth and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Dunstan Times (1862-2012) in Clyde. I am trying to find a sheep station up in the middle of the north island, it might be family related. do you know of anything like that? Its funny how they love the name George ....even me I am Michael George ...keep in touch

 

Hi Mike

 

We were looking at your webpage

http://dunstan-times000.tripod.com/id51.html last

night in response to a phone call from someone tracking down my partner

Colin Fache.  Colin is related as follows

 

George Fache who your web page is dedicated to is his great grand father

via Sidney Fache. Sidney Fache had two marriages and Colin's father is

George Sidney Fache who was Sidney Faches son as a result of his first

marriage.  Thought you might be interested  to hear from another part of

the family.  We live in Cambridge in the Waikato area of the North Island.

 

We have a photo of Sidney and his first wife Elizabeth and also one of

their children George Sydney and Elizabeth.

 

Thanks

 

Emma

Archibald J Elliot, manager of the J.C. Williamson Ltd theatres, helped me to find a set of papers donated by Mrs A J Elliot (presumably Phyllis Elliot), from Wellington, in January 1975. These are called the Archibald J Elliot papers [archives reference: MS-Group-0107] as although Mrs. Elliot donated them, they mostly relate to Archibald Elliot's personal and business life, including his journals, business and personal letters and a scrapbook relating to the theatre. I discovered that Phyllis's second name was Rose, and that she had two siblings, George Autahi Fache and Sibyl Grace Fache Aha, I’ve found you on the family tree.  I guess that makes us 2nd cousins then ! Yes, both Mum and Dad  are still alive.  She’s 70 (born 1940).  I’ve got 2 sisters, Tracy Lee Mackenzie Smith - born 1966 and Kirstin Ann Mackenzie Smith – born 1968.  And then there’s me, Josephine Emma Mackenzie Wilson (nee Smith) - born 1974.  We are all currently living in Christchurch and Rangiora (30 mins out of Chch), New Zealand. My sister Kirstin has 2 children, Joseph Louis Mackenzie Dawson – age 13 years, and Helena Grace Mackenzie Dawson – age 9 years. 

I have one son named Lachlan Alexander Mackenzie Wilson born 2006. My mother’s brother Bruce George Fache died in 1976.  He had 5 children but unfortunately we don’t know any of them. Mum has said she has boxes full of Grandad’s old papers, and suitcases full of photos.  I’ll have a hunt through them and see what I can come up with.  Anything interesting I’ll be sure to pass on to you.  George Autahi died in 1986, a year after Phyllis. As mentioned in my first email I have 2 different copies of our family tree.  I’ll work out how to get copies to you, I may need to scan them.  They both go back to John Baptiste Fache who left Normandy, France for England in 1685.  He settled in Shoreditch and Clerkenwell and died in 1730.  Unfortunately the records I have don’t go back any further, and I don’t even have a birth date for him.  There are dates for subsequent births / deaths that seem to differ between both records so I will need to research them further to work out which is correct. Is your mother still alive ? I’ll be in touch soon.Take care

I’ve just stumbled across your website and thought I’d contact you. 

 

My mother is Rosalie Mary Grace Smith (nee Fache) daughter of George Atahi Fache (born 1900).  He was the son of George Cox Fache.

 

I have 2 different copies of our family tree if you are interested.  They both go back to John Baptiste Fache who left Normandy, France for England in 1685.  He died in 1730. 

 

It appears you’ve compiled a vast amount of information about our family, and I’d love to know what you’ve found out.

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards

Jo Mackenzie-Wilson

Ethel May Fache aged 31 m. McBride 1912

                                                          Eve Gertrude  Fache         m. Charles 1907

                                                          Iris Isobel  Fache  aged 30 m. Mitchell 1915

                                                          George Fache m. Lizzie Cox 24 Oct 1868

 

From local  death registration records    2 May 1872  William Michael Fache inflammation of the bowels aged 6 weeks b. NZ  Informant W Fache

                                                          3 Aug 1881 William Fache printer of Clyde.  Stricture of the urethra aged 52  b. Eng. Informant G Fache

                                                          4 Jan 1891 Elizabeth Cecilia Fache dau. of Geo Fache of Clyde  Tuberculous meningitis aged 14

                                                              Informant G Fache

                                                          11 Aug 1914  Mrs Fache wife of G C Fache at Ophir of childbirth. Resident of Ida Valley born NZ   

NZ govt. lists George Cox Fache O.B.E

made his name in Clyde (formerly Dunstan) where there is a street named after him.   Ada Fache 1918 -1994 was famous as head of Dunedin Public Library.  Her obit says she was the daughter of Sydney Charles Fache, Master of a gold dredge on the Nevis River Otago, and Amy Howard.  No Sydney  or Charles on your list so not all are children of your  g g g father William Michael Fache.

 

From NZ Gen Society

The occupations of George Fache Sr.given in postal directories 1869-1900 for Clyde are listed as Dunstan Times Newspaper proprietor, Insurance Agent, Captain of the Fire Brigade, Sec. Dunstan Hospital Board, auctioneer and Sharebroker. Obviously a talented man. He died in Queenstown but we do not have Queenstown burial registers.

From The Dunstan Times of  23 May 1873 

On the 5th Feb1872 at Pelham Place  Brompton  London W.  Mr William Fache the respected father of William and George  Fache of this town.......my great-great-great-grandfather (mike) died

Ada Fache 1918 -1994 was famous as head of Dunedin Public Library.  Her obit says she was the daughter of Sydney Charles Fache, Master of a gold dredge on the Nevis River Otago, and Amy Howard.  No Sydney  or Charles on your list so not all are children of your  g g g father William Michael Fache.

 

 

the Dunstan-Times

Founded in 1872 by George Fache

Current Editor : His great-great grandson, Mike Milne

email us   spacermike007@yahoo.comThe Dunstan Times 

This website has been established primarily in honour of its founder, George Fache. He founded The Dunstan Times in 1862. As an early settler in what is now Clyde, New Zealand. He was the  great-great grandfather of Mike Milne, who, while compiling a family biography, discovered that his news service had been abandoned. Our news service will primarily focus on news that affects us in Brampton, Ontario, as this is where these articles originate. We will focus mainly on issues we feel are important to us, such as police and government corruption, Christian commentary and astronomy news. However we want feedback to keep going,

Nigel Murphy <nigel.murphy@natlib.govt.nz> wrote:
Dear Mike Milne,

Your email of 11 April 2005 asked about putting the Dunstan Times
(1864-1948) on our Papers Past site. Unfortunately there are no plans
to do this at the present. We hold a portion of the Times on microfilm
- 1890-1939 to be precise.

A very familiar and much respected figure on the Otago goldfields, in the person of Mr Geo Fache, passed away on Sunday evening last at Kawarau Falls Station where he had been residing with his daughter Mrs J P McBride. Deceased gentleman had been ailing for 6 months past and his extreme age told against his infirmities.  Though he received all the care that it was possible to give, deceased endured much suffering, and death came as a happy release. The late Mr Fache was born in the West End of London.  He came out to the Dominion nearly 55 years ago and was attracted to the Gabriels Gully and Dunstan gold rushes.  At Clyde Mr Fache founded the Dunstan Times in 1862 which he ably conducted until 1895.  He also carried on an auctioneering and commission agency as well as the paper.  After relinquishing the Times the deceased retained the latter business.  He eventually sold up and commenced along the same lines at Wellington.  After 3 years he went back to Clyde and again re-opened on a moderate scale.  It is now a year or so that the deceased retired into private life, living amongst the members of his family. The late Mr Fache identified himself with the township of Clyde assisting materially to furthur any object which went for advancement.  He moreover proved himself a popular townsman.  Deceased was a widower and leaves a family of 3 sons and 4 daughters.  The sons are Mr Geo Fache Commissioner of Pensions Wellington,  Mr Sydney Fache Officer in National Mortgage and Agency Co, Palmerston South, and Mr Bert Fache who is a member of one of the NZ Expeditionary Forces.  The daughters are Mrs Charles of Mataura,  Mrs J F McBride Kawarau Falls Station Frankton, Mrs A Mitchell Lammerburn Clutha, and Miss Fache post mistress at Waipiata Central Otago. Very general sympathy is expressed for the family in their bereavement.  The remains will be interred in the Frankton Cemetery

The occupations of George Fache (Sr.) given in postal directories 1869-1900 for Clyde are listed as Dunstan Times Newspaper proprietor, Insurance Agent, Captain of the Fire Brigade, Sec. Dunstan Hospital Board, auctioneer and Sharebroker. Obviously a talented man. He died in Queenstown.(Kawarau Falls Station July 25,1915)

11/05/05 07:52:00 >>>
Thanks for your email, I have been researching my family Fache who
settled in Clyde NZ before 1870...this is what I have found of my great
grandfather "Fache, George Cox OBE > Retired public servant; Care >of
the Wellesley Club, Wellington. >Born in Clyde Otago N.Z. on
>April8/1870, son of George Fache, proprietor >"Dunstan Times". Married
>Grace daughter of Alfred Clark. One son, two daughters. Educated Clyde
>and OBHS. First XV(rugby) and first XI >(cricket) 1886-7. Wellington
>rugby football representative 1890. Rugby >referee 1892-1904. NZ
>selector 1896-1905. Member of WRFU, NZ Rowing >Association. > Cadet
and
>clerk Government Insurance Department 1889-1902, chief >clerk Pensions
>Department 1902-1909, Deputy Commissioner of Pensions >1909-1912,
>Commissioner 1912-1929. Secretary and member War Pensions >Board
>1915-1929.,died in Gore in Oct1948. I have been searching for info for
over 100 hours, also he won an O.B.E.. I would like to find the  the
boat they came to N.!
Z on.
There are other sides to this search.. I am searching with limited
results. Can you please advise me?....thanks, mike....ps. I know my
search will be long, for our history involves the Fache Hugenots
fleeing
persecution in France to England in the 1600's.
I was hoping information you may hold could be forwarded to myself.
Ship name/date from England, old photos,copies of Dunstan Times
articles, or anything would be invaluableto me.
                     sincerely.
                   Mike Milne

Fache Facts... I know that William Fache of #5(?) Pelham Place Brompton London W.  father of George and William (Jr.) having emigrated to New Zealand < 1860, died on Feb. 5/1873. I believe he is listed as born in France. I believe his passing was recorded

I would have liked to provide a more in depth account of his sport and private life, however I am rather busy myself lately and wanted to get something out to you as soon as possible. I hope this rough application is suffient to the matter.

Sincerely Mike MilneNZRU G C Fache (Wellington Club), represented Wellington 1890, 2 matches.Matches playedAugust 30 v Hawkes Bay at Napier. Lost 3-6. September 23 v Wairarapa at Wellington. Won 13-4. (G C Fache 2 conversions          from the Wakatipu Mail   Tues July 27 1915

the late Mr Fache was born in the West End of London.  He came out to the Dominion nearly 55 years ago and was attracted to the Gabriels Gully and Dunstan gold rushes.  At Clyde Mr Fache founded the Dunstan Times in 1862 which he ably conducted until 1895.  He also carried on an auctioneering and commission agency as well as the paper.  After relinquishing the Times the deceased retained the latter business.  He eventually sold up and commenced along the same lines at Wellington.  After 3 years he went back to Clyde and again re-opened on a moderate scale.  It is now a year or so that the deceased retired into private life, living amongst the members of his family. The late Mr Fache identified himself with the township of Clyde assisting materially to furthur any object which went for advancement.  He moreover proved himself a popular townsman.  Deceased was a widower and leaves a family of 3 sons and 4 daughters.  The sons are Mr Geo Fache Commissioner of Pensions Wellington,  Mr Sydney Fache Officer in National Mortgage and Agency Co, Palmerston South, and Mr Bert Fache who is a member of one of the NZ Expeditionary Forces.  The daughters are Mrs Charles of Mataura,  Mrs J F McBride Kawarau Falls Station Frankton, Mrs A Mitchell Lammerburn Clutha, and Miss Fache post mistress at Waipiata Central Otago. Very general sympathy is expressed for the familyin their bereavement.  The remains will be interred in the Frankton Cemetery.

ALLBLACKS  FOREVER

 I understand on good authority that the N.Z.R.U. have a document framed on their boardroom wall which is a hand written document from the 1905 team list of the players and their gradings

    George Cox FacheIn 1919 George Cox Fache  was awarded his O.B.E. for his efforts in establishing the war pensions.

 

My great grandfather was more than an influential sports figure, though I understand that this is why I am asking for his induction to the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame. However as I wish to ensure his nomination, I will share any other information that accentuates his overall accomplishments. My great grandfather (George Cox Fache) was more than an influential sports figure,he was a great man in so many ways. Growing up as a pioneer during the gold- rush days life was tough; and you had to be tough just to survive. Perhaps this how he managed to excel at life in every area he set his hand to.

Though I  do understand that this nomination application is for his sports achievements and is the reason why I am asking for his induction to the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame. Yet there was so much more to him! However as I wish to ensure his nomination, I am willing to share any other information that is at my disposal, which will help accentuate his worthiness as an inductee into The Sports Hall of Fame. I believe knowing some of his overall accomplishments may aid the decision to grant him acceptance for his contributions.

Picture of Clyde Central Otago New Zealand
Photo of the town of Dunstan now renamed Clyde and the Clutha River in Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.
photo of Dunstan House Clyde New Zealandphoto of Clyde Town Shops Central Otago New Zealand 
Small shops along the main street   
 The Evening Post Aug 5, 1915: Mr. George Fache, an old and muchrespected resident of Central Otago, died at Queens'town a few days ago, aged 85 years. The deceased gentleman was born in London and went out to Australia in the 50's. After trying his luck on the Ballarat, Bendigo. and other Victorian goldfields, be was attracted to Otago in 1862 by the news of the rich discoveries at Gabriel's Gully. From there ho went to the West Coa&, and after some time returned to Central Otago. He established himself in business at the Dunstan, and until 1896 he was one of the most prominent men in that part of the Dominion. Ho was for a number of years proprietor of the Dunstan Times, and also carried on an auctioneering business at Clyde. In 1896 he removed to Wellington and remained here for three years , when he again went back to Central Otago. For a considerable time he was secretary to the Dunstan Hospital. By his death the Masonic Order loses bnc of its oldest members. Mrs. Fache died in 1887. The family consists of three sons and four daughters. Tht> eldest son is Mr George Fa-che, Commissioner of Pensions, and the youngest ib in the Dardanelles, where he was recently wounded. Some rather amusing stories arc told abont our soldier boys. Ono of the most recent is that of a loyal Now Zealander who went away after training 1 for active service, _ and it was not till he Was undergoing in Egypt severe route marching that it was discovered he possessed s Wooden leg. He is back again withou the honour of reaching Berlin. It show that it always pays to be genuine.
 
A chinese gold miner at work, painted by John Joyce, is one of the murals on the Clyde Museum
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I am trying to learn information and associate with people who have an interest in 1860s Otago. I am the great great grandson of George Fache of Dunstan 1860's. I live in Canada but plan a trip in 2012 to arrange a 150th anniversary of the founding of his newspaper (1862)
 from the Wakatipu Mail Tues July 27 1915...
 A very familiar and much respected figure on the Otago goldfields, in the person of Mr Geo Fache, passed away on Sunday evening last at Kawarau Falls Station where he had been residing with his daughter Mrs J P McBride. Deceased gentleman had been ailing for 6 months past and his extreme age told against his infirmities. Though he received all the care that it was possible to give, deceased endured much suffering, and death came as a happy release. The late Mr Fache was born in the West End of London . He came out to the Dominion nearly 55 years ago and was attracted to the Gabriels Gully and Dunstan gold rushes. At Clyde Mr Fache founded the Dunstan Times in 1862 which he ably conducted until 1895. He also carried on an auctioneering and commission agency as well as the paper. After relinquishing the Times the deceased retained the latter business. He eventually sold up and commenced along the same lines at Wellington . After 3 years he went back to Clyde and again re-opened on a moderate scale. It is now a year or so that the deceased retired into private life, living amongst the members of his family. The late Mr Fache identified himself with the township of Clyde assisting materially to furthur any object which went for advancement. He moreover proved himself a popular townsman. Deceased was a widower and leaves a family of 3 sons and 4 daughters. The sons are Mr Geo Fache Commissioner of Pensions Wellington, Mr Sydney Fache Officer in National Mortgage and Agency Co, Palmerston South, and Mr Bert Fache who is a member of one of the NZ Expeditionary Forces. The daughters are Mrs Charles of Mataura, Mrs J F McBride Kawarau Falls Station Frankton, Mrs A Mitchell Lammerburn Clutha, and Miss Fache post mistress at Waipiata Central Otago. Very general sympathy is expressed for the familyin their bereavement. The remains will be interred in the Frankton Cemetery
 

Committee of NZ Rugby Union, George Cox Fache on far left !1904Article image
 

 Nov 10 1909 Otago Witness
 Two of the oldest business landmarks of Cljde have disappeared during tbe^-past few weeks (cays .the Dunstan Times), one having been destroyed by fire and the other being pulled down as having outlived its usefulness. The former was built in 1864 -by Mr Grant, of Cromwell, for Allan Fitch, who at that time was the leading draper on the Dunstan. Hie building was utilised to banquet Sir George Grey ami th© Maoris who accompanied him on his trip through the goldfields. The other building was erected oy Messrs Whittinjrham Bros., who occupied it as a general store in the early sixties. It was one of the first permanent buildings erected at the Dunstan. and the opening of it was made n red-letter day in tho mining' township. It was afterwards purchased by Messrs Cope arrd Fache ar.d was in us? as the printing office of the Dunstan Times far close on 40 yoars, but had been unoccupied for thi 1 last few years.
Aug 21 1915
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The transport wing, formerly Dunedin's New Zealand Railways Bus Station          Otago Settlers Museum main wing (Dunedin Railway Station is visible in the background).

 theFache family

has through history been inivative, committed, resourceful and successful. It is with this blood that I write to you. Write back to spacermike007@yahoo.com
 I am tracing family history. I know William Fache of Pelham Place Brompton London W.  father of George and William died on Feb. 5/1873. I was hoping for any other info like his fathers info, and of their immigrating from France.

William M Fache

1797

location, London, England

relationship

location

Lond

 ¶ Imprimerie L. Danel was founded in 1698, as a successor of Imprimerie Fache, which existed in Lille since the early 1600s. It has remained a family business, and occupies two factories, one in Lille, and one in Loos. It appears that some original type was made by L. Danel over the years, although it cannot be said that such was the focus of the business. The "Livret Typographique L. Danel" (Lille, 1935) describes some of the history and typefaces

1714 Charlesbourg,QC
Gender: Male
Parents:

Father: Fâche, Jean {I20758}
Mother:
Granserre, Marie {I20759} Children: Fâche, Robert Cadieux, Catherine {I14840}
b. 1680 Gender: Female
Parents:
Father: Cadieux, Jean {I20744}
Mother:
Valade, Marie {I20874} Family: Marriage:1 DEC 1696 Montréal

Québec,QC Spouse: Fâche, Robert {I14839}
b. 29 OCT 1670 Charlesbourg,QC
d. Bef 1741
Gender: Male Parents:
Father: Fâche, Nicolas {I20754} Mother: Suret, Catherine {I20755} Children: Fâche, Angélique {I24508} Fâche, Maurice {I28046} Fâche, Catherine {I29331} Robert, Philippe {I33787} Fâche, Jeanne {I34172}

 

Front- and back of the Méreau used by the Church of l'Agenais, 16th century. The front depicts Christ, dressed as a shepherd tending his flock. The back side of the méreau shows an open bible, which is usually opened at St. Luke chapter 12, verse 32: "Have no fear little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom". Above the Bible is a symbolic shining sun and six stars.

Huguenots had to show their méreuax when they entered the Church as proof of their membership of the Protestant church. After the revocation of the Edict of Nates many Huguenot churches continued to use it, also in countries outside of France by Huguenot refugees, including the Threadneedle Street Church in London where it was in use until 1692. Stake
Scenes like these were common during the persecution of the Huguenots in France during the sixteenth and seventeenth century

George Cox Fache  http://www.CityOfDunedin.com   

joanss@xtra.co.nz>  from the Wakatipu Mail   Tues July 27 1915

 

A very familiar and much respected figure on the Otago goldfields, in the person of Mr Geo Fache, passed away on Sunday evening last at Kawarau Falls Station where he had been residing with his daughter Mrs J P McBride. Deceased gentleman had been ailing for 6 months past and his extreme age told against his infirmities.  Though he received all the care that it was possible to give, deceased endured much suffering, and death came as a happy release. The late Mr Fache was born in the West End of London.  He came out to the Dominion nearly 55 years ago and was attracted to the Gabriels Gully and Dunstan gold rushes.  At Clyde Mr Fache founded the Dunstan Times in 1862 which he ably conducted until 1895.  He also carried on an auctioneering and commission agency as well as the paper.  After relinquishing the Times the deceased retained the latter business.  He eventually sold up and commenced along the same lines at Wellington.  After 3 years he went back to Clyde and again re-opened on a moderate scale.  It is now a year or so that the deceased retired into private life, living amongst the members of his family. The late Mr Fache identified himself with the township of Clyde assisting materially to furthur any object which went for advancement.  He moreover proved himself a popular townsman.  Deceased was a widower and leaves a family of 3 sons and 4 daughters.  The sons are Mr Geo Fache Commissioner of Pensions Wellington,  Mr Sydney Fache Officer in National Mortgage and Agency Co, Palmerston South, and Mr Bert Fache who is a member of one of the NZ Expeditionary Forces.  The daughters are Mrs Charles of Mataura,  Mrs J F McBride Kawarau Falls Station Frankton, Mrs A Mitchell Lammerburn Clutha, and Miss Fache post mistress at Waipiata Central Otago. Very general sympathy is expressed for the familyin their bereavement.  The remains will be interred in the Frankton Cemetery

Married: 7th March 1835 Old Church, Saint Pancras London, EnglandDied before April 1863

 

Married: Charles James Fache

possibly brother of my great-great-great-grandfather William (mike)
7th March 1835 Old Church, Saint Pancras, London, England

Joan Stevens <joanss@xtra.co.nz> wrote
The occupations of George Fache given in postal directories 1869-1900 for Clyde are listed as Dunstan Times Newspaper proprietor, Insurance Agent, Captain of the Fire Brigade, Sec. Dunstan Hospital Board, auctioneer and Sharebroker. Obviously a talented man. He died in Queenstown but we do not have Queenstown burial registers here. If you order his death certificate from

 Identity Services  Dept of Internal Affairs Wellington it should also give number of years in NZ .  From this you could get year of arrival and then possibly the ship he came on. 

There is no obituary for George in the Dunstan Times but if one has been written it is most likely in the Wakatipu Mail (Queenstown paper) or in the Otago Daily Times.   I did find this entry in The Dunstan Times of  23 May 1873

 

Fache  On the 5th Feb at Pelham Place  Brompton  London W.  Mr William Fache the respected father of William and George  Fache of this town...... my great-great-great-grandfather William (mike)

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These are the birth records provided by Nat. Library

1870: FACHE George Cox                   folio no    1374

1872: FACHE William Michael                               1552 (Dunstan)

1874: FACHE Florence Mary                                                 1945 (Dunstan)

1876: FACHE Elizabeth Cecilia                               2795 (Dunstan)

1879: FACHE Ernest William                                                  4165 (Dunstan)

1881: FACHE Ethel May                                         3169 (Dunstan)

1883: FACHE Eva Gertrude                                                    2105 (Dunstan)

1885: FACHE Iris Isabel                                          1019 (Dunstan)

1887  FACHE Hugh Ethelbert                                3297 (Tapanui)

1900: FACHE George                                               4174 (Wellington)

1904: FACHE Sybil Grace                                       4752 (Wellington)

1907: FACHE Elizabeth Mary                                                 2674 (Dunedin)

1908: FACHE Phyllis Rose                                       817 (Wellington)

1918: FACHE Ada                                                                     3141 (Balclutha)

 

New Zealand Death Indexes searched from  1910 to 1950

 

1913: FACHE Ernest             Folio no 2439 (Naseby) Central Otago

1914: FACHE Bessie Walmsley          2349 (Otago)

1915: FACHE George                          2457 (Wakatipu) Otago

1918: FACHE Grace Alice                      3871 (Wellington)

1948: FACHE George Cox  
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April 20 1888        1914 bessie ???fache wife died

 Aug 5 1887 Lizzie (nee Cox) Fache              

I note with interest the Ada Fache fund and Ada Fache Award in Library circles dedicated to one Ada Fache born 1918.The daughters of George Fache Sr. are Mrs Charles of Mataura,  Mrs J F McBride Kawarau Falls Station Frankton, Mrs A Mitchell Lammerburn Clutha, and Miss (Ada?) Fache post mistress at Waipiata Central Otago.  have amassed a lot of information on our very famous family. Here are some bits on Ada Fache if you can help fill in the blanks as possible a bit. I read somewhere she was a spinster postmistress in Waipiata .Also looking for copies of Dunstan Times and photos from then. I once found a photo of... Mail coach, and passengers, about to leave the township of Dunstan (now known as Clyde ) for Roxburgh, circa 1880s. The Dunstan Hotel is alongside, and the Hartley Arms Hotel is also just visible. which did not save and I lost where it was posted. It has a photo of my great-great grandfather I plan to come to NZ to make some kind of celebration of the 1862 founding of the Dunstan Times in 2012 ( 150 years. Would you help get the word spread out? Thanks again! Mike Forster In our regional directories we have a George Fache (senior??) as Auctioneer at Clyde . Then using internet searches we have George Cox Fache in school records at Clyde in 1880. The same as Chief Clerk of pensions in 1903 in Wellington and his promotions later.

Bill's GraveStake
Scenes like these were common during the persecution of the Huguenots in France during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuryThanks for your information. I deduce you have an interest in NZ history, excellent. Let me give you a jumble of what I have and next time a list of what I would like I just got an email marking one or possibly two grave sites that I will visit when I come to NZ in 2011, Lord willing

.George Fache 
 Plot No. 372, Frankton Cemetery, Central Otago.
 Headstone reads: ILMO George Fache who died 25 Jul 1915 aged 86 years.
 Site: Stone has a black granite Cross atop. Concrete surround, Iron Railing
Fence with white marble supports.Funeral Director: Kingsland & Ferguson, Invercargill.
 This is off the Cemetery fiche.Hope you got my earlier reply.RegardsJudy  Because I live in Gore, I have done some research on your FACHE family.
George FACHE is buried in Frankton cemetery, Central Otago.
I know that area reasonably well, and this cemetery is situated next to BP
petrol station on the Frankton Road. (I was in Queenstown yesterday)
 There appears to be a large family of daughters and 3 sons.
George was a retired journalist, 85 years of age, although on his headstone
he is listed as 86. The Queenstown District office has promised to forward
me the information by email, and I will forward it to you.
 
I can locate much more info on George, and his children, who he married etc,
and can search for a death notice in the Mataura Ensign paper. But you may
already know all of this.
If not, please to not hesitate to contact me and I will send it.
 
George Cox FACHE died 1948, and is cremated and in the Karori cemetery,
which is near wellington. He also has a will probated in Wellington which is
free to read at the Wellington National Archives.
He was aged 78, married 1868 to Lizzie COXLizzie COX
George and Lizzie appeared to have a large family of daughters and 3 sons.
Frankton CemeteryArea/Block/Row/Plot03/A/14/002Description
In Loving Memory Of Grace Alice FACHE wife of George C. FACHE born 17
Dec 1877 died 8 Oct 1918. Also her beloved husband George Cox FACHE born 8
Apr 1870 died 5 Oct 1948.Probate
FACHE George CoxPlace WellingtonOccupation - Rt Public Serv ( retired public servant)Death DateCourt WellingtonArchives Reference AAOM 6031 3008/48Probate Number 3008/48Filed Date 8 Dec 1948Type WillCommentsFurther enquiries to
Archives NZ - WellingtonGeorge Cox FACHE married 1899 to Grace Alice CLARK
 Kind regardsAvis trying to find the site of my relatives George Fache and George Cox Fache  graves. I will come from Canada in 2012 to pay respects would like to be
> prepared with plot # etc. Who can help me? Mike some info below
> 1915 A very familiar and much respected figure on the Otago goldfields, in
> the person of Mr Geo Fache, passed away on Sunday evening last at Kawarau
> Falls Station...The remains will be interred in the Frankton Cemetery
> 1870-1948: FACHE George Cox (OBE) died at Gorelove to learn; learn to love. ...and this is my "book of the year"
George FACHE married Lizzie COX 1868 Folio 2214
I will keep looking but so far no cemetery for George
 
Lizzie died 1887 age 40years buried at Clyde
Also at the same cemetery is:
Fache, Elizabeth Cecilia died 1891 age 14
Fache, William died 1881 age 52yrs
Fache, William Michael died 1872 6 weeks
Fache, Bessie (Mrs C.S.) died 1914
 There is information re wills, probates, marriage, children with birth dates
available, marriages & deaths etc. Do you require any of these?Regards,Margaret JohnstonHamilton, New Zealand-- Original Message ----- : "Mike Milne" <spreadtheword75@hotmail.com> <barb.greg@paradise.net.nz>; <thwaite@xtra.co.nz>; <new-zealand-l@rootsweb.comI will be passing Frankton in the middle of the night on Monday night
and can have a look and see if there is a head stone. It is only a small
Cemetery by the corner of Dunedin-Queenstown and Invercargill
Intersection.

 
The extra information in your second email about Archibald J Elliot, manager of the J.C. Williamson Ltd theatres, helped me to find a set of papers donated by Mrs A J Elliot (presumably Phyllis Elliot), from Wellington, in January 1975. These are called the Archibald J Elliot papers [archives reference: MS-Group-0107] as although Mrs. Elliot donated them, they mostly relate to Archibald Elliot's personal and business life, including his journals, business and personal letters and a scrapbook relating to the theatre. Therefore, I do not think they are the papers that you are looking for as they do not relate to Phyllis Elliot and they were not donated in or just before 1984.
 
I have searched through the Library's correspondence from late 1983, all of 1984, and the first half of 1985 for any letters to or from Mrs. Elliot or a lawyer acting on her behalf that might mention her plans for her papers, and re-checked the donations registers now that I know what name she preferred to use around this time. No letters to or from Phyllis Elliot or Mrs. A.J. Elliot (or Forster or Fache) were discovered in these files. Based on this, that no donation has been recorded, and that there is no mention of the papers in our online database, I do not think that Mrs. Elliot donated any papers to the Library other than the abovementioned A J Elliot Papers.
 
For tracing your New Zealand born/married/deceased family members, you may wish to use the new database created by NZ Internal Affairs that gives online access to historical birth, death and marriage certificate information http://bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/Home/. Using it I discovered that Phyllis's second name was Rose, and that she had two siblings, George Autahi Fache and Sibyl Grace Fache. From the 'who's who', I also note that George Cox Fache (you are quite right, PENSIONS not PRISONS) was the son of George Fache, proprietor "Dunstan Times", Clyde, Otago. The Library holds copies of the Dunstan Times from 1864 - 1948 which have not yet been digitised.

Aha, I’ve found you on the family tree.  I guess that makes us 2nd cousins then ! Yes, both Mum and Dad  are still alive.  She’s 70 (born 1940).  I’ve got 2 sisters, Tracy Lee Mackenzie Smith - born 1966 and Kirstin Ann Mackenzie Smith – born 1968.  And then there’s me, Josephine Emma Mackenzie Wilson (nee Smith) - born 1974.  We are all currently living in Christchurch and Rangiora (30 mins out of Chch), New Zealand. My sister Kirstin has 2 children, Joseph Louis Mackenzie Dawson – age 13 years, and Helena Grace Mackenzie Dawson – age 9 years. 
I have one son named Lachlan Alexander Mackenzie Wilson born 2006. My mother’s brother Bruce George Fache died in 1976.  He had 5 children but unfortunately we don’t know any of them. Mum has said she has boxes full of Grandad’s old papers, and suitcases full of photos.  I’ll have a hunt through them and see what I can come up with.  Anything interesting I’ll be sure to pass on to you.  George Autahi died in 1986, a year after Phyllis. As mentioned in my first email I have 2 different copies of our family tree.  I’ll work out how to get copies to you, I may need to scan them.  They both go back to John Baptiste Fache who left Normandy, France for England in 1685.  He settled in Shoreditch and Clerkenwell and died in 1730.  Unfortunately the records I have don’t go back any further, and I don’t even have a birth date for him.  There are dates for subsequent births / deaths that seem to differ between both records so I will need to research them further to work out which is correct. Is your mother still alive ? I’ll be in touch soon.Take care
 
 
Wow! I am so excited...I was very eager to find out about George A. Fache but could not for many years. Oh, this is so wonderful! I had kept all correspondance from his sister Phyllis,(my grandma) and when compiling my book I read through a postcard that mentioned her "poor brother", the only reference I had of him other than birth record. I want and need and yearn for any information I can get about him! Is your mother still alive? Please email me anything you can. I will be coming to NZ (hopefully) in 2012 and would like to meet any relatives. George Cox was an awesome guy, in fact so was our entire family! So much to tell you about, where do I begin?
 
 from the desk of spacermike ...
Hi Mike
 
I’ve just stumbled across your website and thought I’d contact you. 
 
My mother is Rosalie Mary Grace Smith (nee Fache) daughter of George Atahi Fache (born 1900).  He was the son of George Cox Fache.
 
I have 2 different copies of our family tree if you are interested.  They both go back to John Baptiste Fache who left Normandy, France for England in 1685.  He died in 1730. 
 
It appears you’ve compiled a vast amount of information about our family, and I’d love to know what you’ve found out.
 
I look forward to hearing from you.
Kind Regards
Jo Mackenzie-Wilson

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  The transport wing, formerly Dunedin's New Zealand Railways Bus Station          Otago Settlers Museum main wing (Dunedin Railway Station is visible in the background)
Anyway...keep in touch,
            ...let me know what you think about
    me e-ing you regarding my issues!!!!
                    Mike

PS.... could you e me at spacermike007@yahoo.ca 
instead of at
ever visit my siteslike....This website has been established primarily in honour of  George Fache,  founder of  

The Dunstan Timesin 1862 as an early settler in what is now Clyde, New Zealand. He was the  great-great grandfather of Mike Milne, editor 2005. This paper is sponsored by http://dunstantimes2020.tripod.com 

Email Address: spacermike007@yahoo.ca

We attempt to provide here regular updates on space exploration, quantum physics and other revolutionary findings as they occur.so stay tuned in! Predictions for the future are awesome so keep tuned in!Stars and Galaxies WallpaperFor instance it is predicted that by 2040 we will have harnessed the power of our sun, and be able to explore the possibilities of creating wormholes!
is a must see! gamma ray bursts has its very own section... or ...Fache Facts... I know that William Fache of #5(?) Pelham Place Brompton London W.  father of George and William (Jr.) having emigrated to New Zealand < 1860, died on Feb. 5/1873. I believe he is listed as born in France. I believe his passing was recorded in the The Dunstan Times
Hi Mike
Have been somewhat slow in getting back to you, the price of working for my self, plenty of work too little time.  We got the photos of our trip through the South Isalnd and have just the one photo of OB School.  This taken outside of the Shackleton quarters on the outside edge of a brick circle which has the names of various sponsors to the school.  Quite a number I recognise, a few who are not with us any longer.  At the centre of the paved area is a grassed area presumably for assembly.  The dinning hall and activities sheds have all been rebuilt and I didn't recognise the place.  It underwent a major rebuild in the eearly 80s.  Behind the watch buildings is motel style accomodation, I think for the various assistants and staff who work at the centre, I couldn't find anyone who could answer my questions.  The whole operations considerably larger than the fairly modest operation I remember. Will keep in touch with any other info that I come across from time to time.  hope all is well with you and yours
 
Regards
Don Abbott
mail@wrfu.co.nz My greatgrandfather played for you guys back in the1890s can you tell me anything about him ...I'm doing a family history thanks mike milne
'New Zealand obituaries', v 34, pp 137, 138
· New Zealand free lance, 19 December 1903, p 4d

In attempting to ascertain an arrival date for the family in New
Zealand, I tried to check for the earliest evidence of George Fache (Snr.)
residing in the country. A check of V Maxwell's Settlers to Otago pre
1861 was unsuccessful. There appears to be conflicting references to his
tenure as proprietor of the Dunstan times. According to the Cyclopedia
of New Zealand (Christchurch, 1902), v 4, p 721, the Dunstan times was
founded by G Fache in 1862. However, D R Harvey's Union list of
newspapers preserved in libraries, newspaper offices, local authority offices
and museums in New Zealand (Wellington, 1987)  lists the publishing
dates of the Dunstan news and Wakatip advertiser as 30 December 1862
-ca.1864 and the Dunstan times as February? 1864-24 May 1948. Also enclosed
is a photocopy of pages 199-200 from G H Scholefield's Newspapers in New
Zealand (Wellington, 1958) referring to these two newspapers. These
references suggest he arrived some time before 1862 or 1864. The Otago
Settlers Museum, PO Box 566, Dunedin holds indexes to Otago arrivals from
1848-1863 and may be able to help you further.

It is possible that George Fache's death certificate may note how many
years he had resided in New Zealand. The Registrar General's Births,
deaths and marriages indexes (Lower Hutt, 1986), includes a death
registered at Wakatipu for a George Fache in 1915 (folio no. 2457). You may
wish to apply for this certificate via the Births, deaths and marriages
website www.bdm.govt.nz .

There are several references to members of the Fache family in M J
Kelly's Births, marriages, deaths from the Dunstan times 1866-1900
(Auckland, 1991). These can be photocopied for you at a cost of fifty cents per
page.

Staff in the Manuscripts and Archives Section report that TAPUHI, the
online database of the Library's unpublished collections, has been
checked on your behalf. TAPUHI can be accessed at
http://tapuhi.natlib.govt.nz. One folder containing material relating
to George Fache has been located among the Royal Forest and Bird
Protection Society of New Zealand Records (MS-Group-0206). The folder, Visit
to Australia - Mr Fache (MS-Papers-0444-684), contains material relating
to a visit to Australia by Mr Fache in 1946-1947 when he was a
vice-president of the Forest and Bird Society. This material deals with
Australia's regulations regarding the control of wildlife and does not contain
biographical material about Mr Fache. Access to this collection is
restricted and requires the permission of the General Manager of the Royal
Forest and Bird Protection Society.

Staff in Turnbull Library Pictures have checked files for photographs
of George Fache and of Dunstan or Clyde.  There are no photographs of
George Fache, but there are two of Ada Howard Fache who may be a family
member. There is also a selection of photocopies of Clyde that may be of
interest to you.
>>> mike milne <spacermike007@yahoo.ca> 11/05/05 07:52:00 >>>
Thanks for your email, I have been researching my family Fache who
settled in Clyde NZ before 1870...this is what I have found of my great
grandfather "Fache, George Cox OBE > Retired public servant; Care >of
the Wellesley Club, Wellington. >Born in Clyde Otago N.Z. on
>April8/1870, son of George Fache, proprietor >"Dunstan Times". Married
>Grace daughter of Alfred Clark. One son, two daughters. Educated Clyde
>and OBHS. First XV(rugby) and first XI >(cricket) 1886-7. Wellington
>rugby football representative 1890. Rugby >referee 1892-1904. NZ
>selector 1896-1905. Member of WRFU, NZ Rowing >Association. > Cadet
and
>clerk Government Insurance Department 1889-1902, chief >clerk Pensions
>Department 1902-1909, Deputy Commissioner of Pensions >1909-1912,
>Commissioner 1912-1929. Secretary and member War Pensions >Board
>1915-1929.,died in Gore in Oct1948. I have been searching for info for
over 100 hours, also he won an O.B.E.. I would like to find the  the
boat they came to N.!
Z on.
There are other sides to this search.. I am searching with limited
results. Can you please advise me?....thanks, mike....ps. I know my
search will be long, for our history involves the Fache Hugenots
fleeing
persecution in France to England in the 1600's.
I was hoping information you may hold could be forwarded to myself.
Ship name/date from England, old photos,copies of Dunstan Times
articles, or anything would be invaluableto me.
                     sincerely.
                   Mike Milne

Nigel Murphy <
nigel.murphy@natlib.govt.nz> wrote:
Dear Mike Milne,

Your email of 11 April 2005 asked about putting the Dunstan Times
(1864-1948) on our Papers Past site. Unfortunately there are no plans
to do this at the present. We hold a portion of the Times on microfilm
- 1890-1939 to be precise.
Dear Mike,
 
You can go and look at our family website : www.fache.be
 
Best regards,
Guy
----- Original Message -----
From: mike milne
Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 8:55 PM
Subject: Fache history

Je suis englais, et maintenant je demure au Ont. Can.. Mon famille, Fache arrive en Londres avant 1830 et en +- 1840 ils alle a Nouvelle Zealand (George Fache) . Avez vous un idee pour mon recherche de l'information avant 1840. J'avais un website http://fachefiles.tripod.com/.Saw your site when looking for my family info, trying to get history on french Fache family...we moved to England at least William was there in the 1840's can you help me mike
english hugenots
To: eknight2@bellsouth.net
 
 Saw your site when looking for my family info, trying to get history on french Fache family...we moved to England at least William was there in the 1840's can you help me mike
Don Abbott <dabbott@ihug.co.nz>
Sent :  March 6, 2005 4:25:12 AM
To :  "Mike Milne" <spreadtheword75@hotmail.com>
Subject : 

Outward Bound Photo

The Dunstan Times 
This website has been established primarily in honour of its founder, George Fache. He founded The Dunstan Times in 1862. As an early settler in what is now Clyde, New Zealand. He was the  great-great grandfather of Mike Milne, who, while compiling a family biography, discovered that his news service had been abandoned. Our news service will primarily focus on news that affects us in Brampton, Ontario, as this is where these articles originate. We will focus mainly on issues we feel are important to us, such as police and government corruption, Christian commentary and astronomy news. However we want feedback to keep going, so please, send us your views.at spacermike007@yahoo.com you are visiting dunstan-times000

from the Wakatipu Mail   Tues July 27 1915

 

A very familiar and much respected figure on the Otago goldfields, in the person of Mr Geo Fache, passed away on Sunday evening last at Kawarau Falls Station where he had been residing with his daughter Mrs J P McBride. Deceased gentleman had been ailing for 6 months past and his extreme age told against his infirmities.  Though he received all the care that it was possible to give, deceased endured much suffering, and death came as a happy release. The late Mr Fache was born in the West End of London.  He came out to the Dominion nearly 55 years ago and was attracted to the Gabriels Gully and Dunstan gold rushes.  At Clyde Mr Fache founded the Dunstan Times in 1862 which he ably conducted until 1895.  He also carried on an auctioneering and commission agency as well as the paper.  After relinquishing the Times the deceased retained the latter business.  He eventually sold up and commenced along the same lines at Wellington.  After 3 years he went back to Clyde and again re-opened on a moderate scale.  It is now a year or so that the deceased retired into private life, living amongst the members of his family. The late Mr Fache identified himself with the township of Clyde assisting materially to furthur any object which went for advancement.  He moreover proved himself a popular townsman.  Deceased was a widower and leaves a family of 3 sons and 4 daughters.  The sons are Mr Geo Fache Commissioner of Pensions Wellington,  Mr Sydney Fache Officer in National Mortgage and Agency Co, Palmerston South, and Mr Bert Fache who is a member of one of the NZ Expeditionary Forces.  The daughters are Mrs Charles of Mataura,  Mrs J F McBride Kawarau Falls Station Frankton, Mrs A Mitchell Lammerburn Clutha, and Miss Fache post mistress at Waipiata Central Otago. Very general sympathy is expressed for the family in their bereavement.  The remains will be interred in the Frankton Cemetery

The occupations of George Fache (Sr.) given in postal directories 1869-1900 for Clyde are listed as Dunstan Times Newspaper proprietor, Insurance Agent, Captain of the Fire Brigade, Sec. Dunstan Hospital Board, auctioneer and Sharebroker. Obviously a talented man. He died in Queenstown.(Kawarau Falls Station July 25,1915) 

Prior to 1860 immigrants like George and William Fache (Jr.) had to travel by sail  to New ZealandPlease respond to us at

 the Dunstan-Times
Founded in 1872 by George Fache
Current Owner(2005) : His great-great grandson, Mike Milne

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 I was passed on your note regarding the Fache family. No I have no actual documents at all.Is there a way I can find out when George Fache emigrated to NZ. Or a sample of his newspaper "the Dunstan Times circa 1875 or anything else?

These are the birth records provided by Nat. Library

1870: FACHE George Cox                 folio no    1374

1872: FACHE William Michael                             1552 (Dunstan)

1874: FACHE Florence Mary                                               1945 (Dunstan)

1876: FACHE Elizabeth Cecilia                             2795 (Dunstan)

1879: FACHE Ernest William                                                4165 (Dunstan)

1881: FACHE Ethel May                                       3169 (Dunstan)

1883: FACHE Eva Gertrude                                                  2105 (Dunstan)

1885: FACHE Iris Isabel                                        1019 (Dunstan)

1887  FACHE Hugh Ethelbert                              3297 (Tapanui)

1900: FACHE George                                             4174 (Wellington)

1904: FACHE Sybil Grace                                                     4752 (Wellington)

1907: FACHE Elizabeth Mary                                               2674 (Dunedin)

1908: FACHE Phyllis Rose                                                     817 (Wellington)

1918: FACHE Ada                                                                   3141 (Balclutha)

 

New Zealand Death Indexes searched from  1910 to 1950

 

1913: FACHE Ernest             Folio no 2439 (Naseby) Central Otago

1914: FACHE Bessie Walmsley          2349 (Otago)

1915: FACHE George                          2457 (Wakatipu) Otago

1918: FACHE Grace Alice                    3871 (Wellington)

1948: FACHE George Cox                  

I am seeking  death and birth info for Forster and Milne as well with any information like address, date of arrival  etc. as  I am compiling a family tree Sincerely,  Mike Milne

 



Mata Stote-Blandy <Mata.Stote@WRFU.CO.NZ> wrote:
Hello Mike, thank you for your email. I have passed it on to our archivist who will do a search and get back to you in the not too distant future. regards Mata - Reception - WRFU
-----Original Message-----
From: mike milne [mailto:spacermike00@yahoo.ca]
Sent: Thursday, 16 December 2004 9:48 a.m.
To: Mata Stote-Blandy
Subject: George Cox Fache

My greatgrandfather played for you guys back in the1890s can you tell me anything about him ...I'm doing a family history thanks mike milne

PETER MCCABE FOR THE TORONTO STAR
Frank Gonis sits in his daughter Ashley's room in Montreal on April 15, 2009. The girl, now 10, was allegedly abducted by her mother two years ago.

VANCOUVER–Frank Gonis kept Ashley's clothes and toys even though he had the heart-sinking realization that somewhere out there she was outgrowing them. So every once in a while during the two years his daughter was missing, Gonis went and bought new clothes and toys that he knew she would like.

She would outgrow those, too.

Two years ago, Gonis filed a missing child report after his ex-wife disappeared with their daughter, who was 8 at the time.

Then one day last week, Ashley ran away from her Vancouver home and walked for hours on her own to call 911. Her father said yesterday that if Ashley had not done so, he might never have seen her again.

"She was gone, but she's never left, too, in some ways," Gonis said in an interview from his Montreal home where his daughter's room is exactly as she left it when he last saw her in 2007.

"I have everything she owned, her crayons are here, her drawings are here. Her toys are here. I kept buying her new clothes, new toys and some of them won't be right any more."

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Ashley is in ministry care after she walked along Vancouver's bustling east side to find a payphone at a SkyTrain station to call for help.

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The new owners of Olivers Restaurant and Lodge at Clyde, Doug and Lianne Bickley, are now settled in Clyde and beginning the mammoth task of bringing the Category 1 historic buildings back to life. Mr and Mrs Bickley have big plans for the business, which they bought at auction in February for more than $1.625 million. They are being cautious at present about revealing those plans as they wait to seek advice from heritage experts on what can and cannot be done. The inside of the main restaurant has been altered in places, and Mr Bickley said he hoped he would be allowed to take it back to the original stonework. "It's got really good bones," he said. Their first priority was to get the accommodation up and running and then work on the restaurant.  The complex has successful origins dating back to 1870, when the building which houses the restaurant was opened as a general store, and more recently when the 3691sq m complex, which includes eight stone buildings, was restored and opened for business as Olivers Restaurant and Lodge.