Valentine Thomas HITCHINGS

Date of Birth: 
29 Aug 1839
Date of Death: 
17 May 1922

Valentine was born at Berkshire, England.

His 1st marriage was to Mary. The date & her maiden name are unknown.

There was one child from that marriage who died in infancy.

His 2nd marriage was to Rosa Cheer (born at Havelock Nth in 1856) in 1872.

They had six daughters & three sons.

Two sons, Ernest & Lionel served in WW1. Also two son-in-laws, henry Davies & Eric Fraser.

Valentine started as a leaseholder in Riccarton around 1865. By 1887 he was a farmer at Karere. By 1900 he was farming in Levin, retiring around 1914.


Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Valentine Thomas Hitchings, Rev Jame Hitchings, Harriette Cook, Mary Hitchings, Rosa Anne Cheer, Bartholomew Cheer, Caroline Gilbert, Daniel Thomas Hitchings, Hilda Harriette Hitchings, Robert Smart, Ernest William Hitchings, Josephine Lilian Bell, Ellen Edith Hitchings, John Edward Hewitt, Valentine Edmund Hitchings, Maude Mary Hitchings, Dr Henry Arthur Bluett Davies, Florence Isobel Hitchings, Lancelot Edmund Athelstan Hitchings, Constance Caroline Hitchings, Eric John Freeland Fraser, Lionel Lancelot Hitchings, Winifred Dora Temple Perkins, Pauline Agnes Alicia Delahunty, Marjorie Muriel Hitchings, John Newton Lane.