Name: George Scandrett
Given Name: George
Change Date: 17 OCT 2013
George Scandrett b. 1834; d. 1915; youngest son of Jacob Scandrett and
Birth: 1 JAN 1834 in Moira Ireland
Death: 30 SEP 1915
Note: George and Helena Interred at Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Burial: Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Alice Stalford, emigrated to Australia and then sailed to New Zealand
on the "Green Jacket" about 1860. Shortly after his arrival he settled
on a farm in partnership with John Braithwaite at Mullet Point and
named it "Lisadian".
George Scandrett's future wife Helena Dillon and her sister Isabella
Dillon arrived in NZ on the "Blue Jacket" on 22 Jan 1861. Prior to
this on 7th March 1859, Helena and Isabella's brother Patrick Edwin
Dillon and sister Mary Jane Dillon arrived in NZ on the "John Scott"
and shortly after the other sister Maria Dillon came to NZ, vessel
Isabella Dillon married John Braithwaite on 29 Jul 1861.
Patrick Edwin Dillon married Elizabeth Edye (1st wife) on 29 August
1861, and Suzanne Logan (2nd wife) in 1885.
Mary Jane Dillon married James Norton on 9 Jan 1864.
Helena Dillon married George Scandrett on 31st (sic.) May 1864.
Maria Dillon married Henry Nelson Garland on 7 Feb 1870
"Marriage Notice" (see Marriage Notes)
George and Helena settled on the farm "Lisadian" at Mullet Point and
on retirement the farm was owned by their second son Thomas Henry
Scandrett and his wife Lucy Susie Scandrett (nee Driver).
Lucy Susie retained ownership when Thomas Henry died and eventually
sold out to her first and second sons George Henry Scandrett and
Raymond Renshaw Scandrett. (Renshaw was Lucy Susie Driver's mother's
George and Raymond bought Goldsworthy's Bay and the north half of
Martin's Bay in 1942 which took the farm to 280 acres.
Father: Jacob Scandrett b: 1776
Helena Dillon b: 28 DEC 1840
20 MAY 1864
There is also mentioned 31 May 1864 - incorrectly I think
Marriage Notice in the Weekly News, Auckland, 11 June 1864
"On May 20th 1864 by the Rev. D. Bruce at the dwelling house of the
sister of the bride, Mrs Mary Norton, William Street, Auckland, Mr
George Scandrett of Kilwarlin near Moira, Ireland to Miss Helena
Dillon, daughter of Anthony Dillon, Garrett Rose, Magheralin, County
Down, Ireland. In the presence of Mrs Mary Jane Norton and Mr Patrick
Edwin Dillon, sister and brother of the bride."
See General Notes
- Mary Scandrett b: 15 JUN 1865
- Anne Scandrett b: 1 OCT 1866 in ?
- Georgina Scandrett b: 20 JAN 1868
- Hector Scandrett b: AUG 1869
- Helena Scandrett b: 29 MAR 1871
- Maria Roberta Scandrett b: 7 JAN 1873
- Hessey Maria Scandrett b: 11 MAY 1875
- Thomas Henry Scandrett b: 2 AUG 1876
- George Scandrett b: 27 NOV 1877