Date of Birth: 
c 1885
Date of Death: 
16 Feb 1945

Alfred was born in England.

He married Clara Chapman (nee Young) (born at Wellington in 1875) in 1912.

She had married James Chapman in 1898. They had two boys & two girls between 1899 & 1908.

James committed suicide in 1909 leaving Clara with four children under the age of 10.

Alfred & Clara had one daughter.

One of Clara & James daughters drowned off Hokio Beach. The body was never recovered.

Alfred was a carter & then a contractor all his working life in Levin.

A grandson, Sir Douglas Kidd, was a MP for Marlborough for many years.

One son-in-law, James Mckenzie, served in WW1.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Alfred Mottershead, Clara Young, Charles Young, Susannah Young, James Chapman, Charles Gledhill Chapman, Emma Dysart, Noel James Redver Chapman, Jessie Arnold Wilson, Phyllis Grace Chapman, Anita Kathleen Chapman, James Harvey McKenzie, Jessie Jean Mottershead, Lorimer Edward Revington Kidd.