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Mabel Winifred ‘Winnie’ MeadsAge: 66 years18751942

Mabel Winifred ‘Winnie’ Meads
Given names
Mabel Winifred
Married name
Mabel Winifred Voyce
Birth 4 June 1875 31 23
Birth of a brotherColin Brutus Meads
14 March 1877 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a brotherHenry Havelock ‘Dick’ Meads
15 November 1878 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Meads
9 January 1880 (Age 4 years)
Cause: Enlargement of the abdominal gland. Gangrene
Citation details: 127
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a sisterZenobia ‘Zee’ Meads
14 April 1880 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherLionel Meads
6 January 1882 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterInez ‘Cissy’ Meads
14 August 1883 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherWenzel ‘Bill’ Meads
18 March 1885 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherRobert ‘Bob’ Meads
20 January 1887 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterCora Meads
8 September 1888 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterIrene Meads
31 August 1890 (Age 15 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingWilliam AikenAmelia Cloteild MeadsView this family
29 April 1891 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterRachel Mary Meads
28 October 1892 (Age 17 years)
Marriage of a siblingAlfred John GalpinElizabeth Ada ‘Ada’ MeadsView this family
16 November 1897 (Age 22 years)
Marriage of a siblingColin Brutus MeadsMay SmithView this family
25 July 1900 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
Irma Cecil Voyce
19 May 1908 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Ada ‘Ada’ Meads
24 December 1908 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
Marjorie Mable Voyce
20 November 1909 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
Walter John Voyce
20 January 1911 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a siblingLionel MeadsAlice GrayView this family
30 April 1913 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a siblingDavid Henry GuthrieIrene MeadsView this family
13 September 1913 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 5437
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
Arthur Joseph Voyce
3 March 1914 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a siblingColin Brutus MeadsFaith WeaverView this family
1916 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a daughter
Lorraine Ann Voyce
3 August 1917 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Mary Gray
13 March 1920 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Congestive Heart Failure
Birth of a son
Melville Henry Voyce
8 July 1921 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a siblingAlfred John GalpinZoe Gertrude Elvina MeadsView this family
1922 (Age 46 years)

Death of a sisterZoe Gertrude Elvina Meads
25 April 1925 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sonArthur Joseph Voyce
19 November 1925 (Age 50 years)
Cause: Fall from Horse
Marriage of a siblingHenry Havelock ‘Dick’ MeadsEdna Helen Ann WilsonView this family
9 December 1925 (Age 50 years)
Note: Home Of Brides Parents
Death of a brotherHerbert Stanley Meads
1930 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterMaud Felicia Meads
May 1934 (Age 58 years)
Burial of a sisterMaud Felicia Meads
30 May 1934 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sisterInez ‘Cissy’ Meads
12 August 1936 (Age 61 years)
Death of a fatherZachariah ‘Zac’ Meads
20 July 1937 (Age 62 years)
Cause: Heart failure
Death 2 February 1942 (Age 66 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1867Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
20 months
elder sister
Zoe Gertrude Elvina Meads
Birth: 7 September 1868 25 16Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 25 April 1925Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
16 months
elder brother
17 months
elder sister
Maud Felicia Meads
Birth: 7 June 1871 28 19Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: May 1934Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
2 years
elder sister
20 months
21 months
younger brother
20 months
younger brother
17 months
younger sister
Zenobia ‘Zee’ Meads
Birth: 14 April 1880 36 27Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 23 February 1966Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
21 months
younger brother
19 months
younger sister
Inez ‘Cissy’ Meads
Birth: 14 August 1883 40 31Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 12 August 1936Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
19 months
younger brother
22 months
younger brother
20 months
younger sister
Cora Meads
Birth: 8 September 1888 45 36Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 24 December 1970Feilding, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
2 years
younger sister
Irene Meads
Birth: 31 August 1890 47 38Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 25 April 1970Te Koporu, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand
2 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Marie Irma ‘Mary’ Lazare - View this family
Marriage: 22 June 1865Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
9 months
Family with Joseph ‘Winnie’ Voyce - View this family
18 months
14 months
Walter John Voyce
Birth: 20 January 1911 35Hunterville, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 3 January 1998Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
3 years
Arthur Joseph Voyce
Birth: 3 March 1914 38Hunterville, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 19 November 1925Silverhope, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Gilbert Esmond ‘Esmond’ Voyce
Lorraine Ann Voyce
Birth: 3 August 1917 42Hunterville, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 1970Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
4 years
Melville Henry Voyce
Birth: 8 July 1921 46Hunterville, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 30 January 1992Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

DATE 1890 PLAC Pupil at Tutaenui School This family was disfunctional. Mable left all the children excepting Walter with Joe. The actual date is not known but it was after the death of Arthur and shortly after Melville started school. This breach was never healed and was made worse as Mable died while Walter was serving overseas during W.W.2 Walter lived with his mother and found when he returned that the house which had been left to him had been let unfurnished. He never found what had happened to her personal things which he thought should have been hers. His things which were still in the house had been put in boxes in the ceiling of the rented house. Right up until his death Walter stayed estranged from his family. Walter lived in Marton and Melville his younger brother lived in Hunterville. They were both active members of the Returned Services Association. Melville was elected to a management position in Marton and Walter immediately resigned from the Marton Branch and joined Wanganui Branceh His neice who lived in the same town as Walter didn't know that he had died until some weeks later. Sad that the last two living should be so alienated from each other. The rift between the mother and the older girls was healed as stories had it that one of the two older girls got pregnant very young and she was hidden in her mother's house in Marton while she was pregnant. Selina Meads eldest daughter of Bob Meads used to visit her. Noted later Rata School records . Next of kin for Walter Voyce was Joe Voyce. The next of kin for Esmond and Arthur was Mrs W Meads !!!! All we can say for sure is that it was a dysfunctional family. 1 _FA2 2 DATE 1890 2 PLAC Pupil at Tutaenui School