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Hector Ross Kelvin ‘Ross’ MeadsAge: 91 years19252017

Hector Ross Kelvin ‘Ross’ Meads
Given names
Hector Ross Kelvin
Birth 15 April 1925 43 33
Death of a paternal grandmotherLouisa Green
19 October 1939 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherFrancis ‘Frank’ Meads
29 March 1946 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Lee
10 October 1946 (Age 21 years)
Source: Chris Lee
Citation details: email 17 April 2011
Citation details: 1946/28216
Death of a fatherHector Joseph Meads
10 February 1958 (Age 32 years)
Death of a motherPhyllis Cynthia Louise Lee
23 June 1973 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sisterDaphne Verne Meads
25 November 1996 (Age 71 years)
Burial of a sisterDaphne Verne Meads
28 November 1996 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Graham Meads
15 July 1998 (Age 73 years)
Burial of a brotherJohn Graham Meads
19 July 1998 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherHoward Francis Meads
2011 (Age 85 years)

Death 2017 (Age 91 years)

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Marriage: 1909Gospel Hall, Main St., Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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elder sister
2 years
elder sister
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elder brother
6 years
elder brother
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From Manawatu Evening Standard Friday 25th July 1997 A record price of $A17000 [$ 19,724] was paid for a New Zealand banknote auctioned in Melbourne on Wednesday. The $100 note, issued by the Bank of New Zealand in 1928, was part of a collection put up for sale by retired Turangi sheep farmer Ross Meads. Described in the auction's catalogue as "excessively rare" it is the only known example in private hands and sold way over its estimated value of $A12,000 most of the 140 notes in the collection were sold realisiong a total of $A215,500. About a third of the collection was bought by a New Zealander now living in Queensland who flew to Melbourne for the auction. And he bought three of the four notes that were subjected to controversy shortly before the auction. The Internal Affairs Department sought to have the four notes returned to New Zealand as they were classified as antiquities and required a permit before they could be removed from the country. They were sold on the condition that they be returned to New Zealand and, if the new owner wanted to take them out of New Zealand a permit be obtained. The three notes sought by the department and bought by the Queensland based New Zealander were a 1 pound Sterling known as the Fitzroy Debenture, dated June 1 1844, and hand signed by Govenor Fitzroy, and colonial secretary Andrew Sinclair; an 1865 Bank of Auckland first issue one pound note, and an 1874 Bank of Australasia first issue one pound note.