Richard Neil CARPENTER

Date of Birth: 
31 Jul 1866
Date of Death: 
16 May 1942

Richard was born in Wellington.

He married Winifred Shaw (born in 1873) at Wellington in 1896.

They had two girls & one boy.

Both son-in-laws, Owen Self & Wilfred Wickham served in WW1.

Richard started his working life as a labourer at Waikawa. By 1896 he is a farmer at Ohau. In 1911 he is a dairy farmer at Tirau and then becomes a stock agent rep in Te Kuiti. By 1919 he is the manager of an auction company at Te Puke.

He has retired to Okere Falls by 1935.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Richard Neil Carpenter, Henry Carpenter, Emma Caroline Godkin, Winifred Shaw, Frederik Shaw, Naomi Shaw, Olive Winifred Neal Carpenter, Owen Woodward Self, Caroline Lucy (Carol) Carpenter, Wilfred Edmund Deacon (Billy) Wickham, Henry Neil Carpenter, Evaline Agnes Sorresson.