Samuel Ernest ALDWINCKLE
Samuel was born in Leicester, England.
He married Alice (her maiden name & the date are unknown).
They had two children, both born in NZ.
Samuel & Alice sailed to NZ in 1909. He was shown as a clerk on the boarding lists.
In the Electoral rolls from 1911 to 1919 he is shown as an accountant in Wellington.
In 1920 he purchased the bootmaking business of A H Drawbridge, in Oxford St, Levin. He became fully involved with the community, joining the Chamber of Commerce & the fire brigade.
In Jul 1925 his son Eric died at age 7. Samuel & Alice left for the UK in Feb 1926, returning in Oct, with Samuel stating he was glad to be back.
However they returned to the UK in May 1929, never to return.