Samuel Atkinson (Sam) BROADBELT

Date of Birth: 
23 Oct 1871
Date of Death: 
16 Mar 1947

Sam was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.

He married Mary (born 1875 in Cumberland, England) at Otaki in 1894.

They had six children, four girls & two boys.

One son-in-law, George Gardner, served in WW1.

Sam started his working life as a carpenter at Rongotea. By 1900 he was in Levin/Ihakara as a farmer right up till he died.

He was a dairy company director for 46 years, including 34 as chairman.

Both he and Mary signed the "Yes" petition in the 1905 Levin township petition.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Samuel Atkinson (Sam) Broadbelt, Joseph Broadbelt, Mary Ann Atkinson, Mary Douglas, Linda Mary Broadbelt, George William Gardner, Lillian Mary Broadbelt, Ralph Ladbrooke Evans, Elsie Sarah Broadbelt, Robert Kennedy Riddell, Arthur Berrill Carruthers, Wilson Kenmar Broadbelt, Isabel (Betty) Cooper, Flora Evelyn Broadbelt, Bruce Wallace Gillespie, Robert Elliott, Norman Joseph Broadbelt, Olive May Urwin.