Date of Birth: 
c 1870
Date of Death: 
16 Jun 1932

Charles was born in Knaresbro, Yorkshire, England.

He married Margaret Inder (born in Coromandel) in 1908.

They had eight children, four girls & four boys.

Three sons & one son-in-law served in WW2.

One son, Guy, had the distinction of reaching 100 years of age.

Charles started his work as a clerk (probably in a law office) in the early 1900's in Hokowhitu.

He was then in Levin, from 1905, as a solicitor for the rest of his life. He also served as the Mayor of Levin from 1915 - 1919 & again from 1929 - 1932.

Son Jack was a farmer in Ohau then Weraroa Rd.

Son Robert was a farmer in Lindsay Rd.

Son Guy was a farmer in Ohau, then Atkins Rd.

Daughter Margaret & husband Keith Kirkcaldie were farmers in Ohau.

The Blenkhorns (Charles & Margaret) lived at 241 Weraroa Rd.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Charles Blenkhorn; Christopher Blenkhorn; Fanny Rosetta Bolland; Margaret Ann Muriel Inder; Simeon Inder; Jessie Bruce Wyles; Jessie Mary Blenkhorn; Maxwell Coker; John Simeon (Jack) Blenkhorn; Dorothy Lorraine Curry; Robert Charles Blenkhorn; Shirley Jean Irwin/North; Guy Blenkhorn; Nola Leslie Grace (Grace) Staples; Margaret Isabel Blenkhorn; Keith Randall Kirkcaldie; Barbara Blenkhorn; William Leonard Tyer; David Frank Blenkhorn; Elaine Margaret Donaldson; Muriel Elizabeth Blenkhorn.