John William BISHOP

Date of Birth: 
7 Dec 1880
Date of Death: 
8 Aug 1961

John was born at sea.

He married Violet Mackie (born at Oamaru in 1888) in 1910.

They had two sons & two daughters.

John started as a butcher at Palmerston (in the south). He moved to Napier by 1911 as a traveller. By 1919 he is at Ohau as a farmer. He then moved into Levin around 1925 as a butcher. By 1938 he is back at Napier as a traveller.

Two of the children were born in Levin with one daughter staying after getting married.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
John William Bishop, Charles Bishop, Sarah Jane Tarrant, Violet Mackie, Robert Mackie, Agnes Smith, Robert Tarrant Bishop, Annie Margaret Bishop, Betty Jean Bishop, Alan Garland (Allen) Galpin, Cecil John Bishop, Katherine Maud (Kathrene) Garbelly, Shirley Violet Bishop, Gordon Ernest Vogtherr.