Hugh BLACK (Snr)

Date of Birth: 
8 Oct 1867
Date of Death: 
17 May 1944

Hugh was born in Inverchadan, Argyll, Scotland.

He immigrated to NZ, in 1889, with his widowed mother & siblings.

He married Julia Bower (born in Balclutha) in Lovells Flat, Clutha, in 1899.

They had six children, four boys & two girls.

Two of the sons, John & Hugh (Jnr) served in WW2.

Hugh started as a farmer in Waiwera, then became a dairy factory manager in Awahuri & Okaiawa in the early 1900's. He then became a cheese factory manager in Matatere. By 1919 he was a settler then retired in Eastbourne.

Sons John & Hugh (Jnr) were garage proprietors in Oxford St, Levin. John lived in Bartholomew Rd, & Hugh (Jnr) in Durham St.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Hugh Black (Snr); John Black; Margaret Muir; Julia Bower; John Hector Macdonald Black; Alice Gertrude (Trudy) Richards; Joanna Calder Black; Charles Andrew Noble; Douglas Hamilton Black; Sarah Annie Margery Rolston; Hugh Black (Jnr); Gewndoline Calver; Margaret Muir Black; Frederick William Hill; Joseph Bower Black; Kitty Evelyn Blaxall.