John Andrew HASWELL

Date of Birth: 
23 Jul 1866
Date of Death: 
29 Dec 1956

John was born in Napier.

He married Mary Gray (born at Wellington in 1867) at Kaikoura in 1892.

They had two daughters.

A son-in-law John Wales served in both WW1 & WW2, rising to the rank of Brigadier in WW1. He also received the Military Cross

John started out a s storekeeper in Kaikoura, moved to Feilding around 1900 & then Eketahuna by 1905. He went farming in Nelson around 1919 & then moved to Patea as a store manager. He retired to Auckland around 1946.

During the period from 1910 to 1917 he ran a shop in Oxford St Levin, with his brother Albert. The shop was in the name of "Haswell Brothers", also promoted as "The Farmers Exchange".

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
John Andrew Haswell, Robert Haswell, Mary Cumming, Mary Eleanor Gray, James Gray, Mary Evans, Ina Mary Haswell, John George Concanon Wales, Lynda Mansfield Haswell.