Ernest Thomas Rochester (1879 – 1935)

Ernest was born in Mudgee in 1879. He married on 28/04/1909 to Maud Elizabeth Underwood in Wellington. Maud was born on 19/08/1979 in Wellington.

They had the following children:

  • May Frances Caroline Rochester (1909 – 1998)

  • Maud Eveline Vera Rochester (1909 – 1999)

  • George Michael Rochester (1913 – 1976)

  • Marjorie Edna Rochester (1915 – 1983)

  • Rose Ethel Rochester (1918 – 1995)

  • Dorothy Annie Rochester (1918 – 1974)

Ernest died on 18/02/1935 in Wellington and Maude on 13/10/1947 in Wellington. Both are buried at Karori Wellington New Zealand.

May Frances Caroline Rochester (1909 – 1998)

May was born in Wellington NZ on 25/07/1909.

She married to Frank Phillip James in Wellington on 25/02/1936.
Frank was born on 18/06/1906 in Woodville, Hawke’s Bay NZ.

They had 4 children:

  • Maureen Anne James (1937 –        )
  • Kevin James (1940 –        )
  • Martyn Anthony Frank James (1943 – 2003)
  • Valerie May James (1946 –        )

Frank died on 15/11/1996.

May died on 05/08/1998 in Levin NZ.

Martyn Anthony Frank James (1943 – 2003)

Martyn was born on 15/02/1943.
He was married to Patricia Cheesman and had 4 children.

Martyn died on 06/09/2003 in Palmerston North NZ.

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Maude Evelyn Vera Rochester (1911 – 1976)

Maude was born in Wellington on 15/06/1911.

She married to William Raymond Lerwill in Wellington in 1934. William was born on 11/07/1904 in Wellington.

They had 3 children:

  • Barry Raymond Lerwill (1935 –        )
  • Joyce Valerie Lerwill (1937 – 1965)
  • Ross Ernest Lerwill (1941 –        )

Maude died on 22/04/1976 in Levin and is buried on 26/04/1976.

William died on 18/03/1992 in Lower Hutt NZ and is buried on 20/03/1992.

Both are buried at ​Taita Lawn Cemetery.

Joyce Valerie Lerwill (1937 – 1965)

Joyce was born in 1937 in Wellington.
She died in 1965 in Lower Hutt. (no records – family tree info).

George Michael Rochester (1913 – 1976)

George was born in Wellington on 17/05/1913.

He married to Doreen Smith in 1939 in Wellington.
Doreen Smith
Doreen was born in Wellington on 03/04/1920.

They had 4 children:

  • Thomas Raymond Rochester (1939 – 2012)
  • Shirley Elizabeth Rochester (1941 –        )
  • John Michel Rochester (1943 –        )
  • Carol Anne Rochester (1958 – 1968)

George died on 05/08/1976 in Lower Hutt NZ. He is buried on 09/08/1976 in Taita Lawn Cemetery, Lower Hutt.

Doreen died on 07/11/2006 in Lower Hutt. She is buried on 20/12/2006 in Taita Lawn Cemetery, Lower Hutt.

Thomas Raymond Rochester (1939 – 2012)

Thomas was born in Wellington on 02/10/1939.
In 1961 in Wellington he married to Fay Jean Minchin. Fay was born in 1941 in Lower Hutt, Wellington NZ.

Thomas died on 30/04/2012 in Lower Hutt, Wellington.

Carol Anne Rochester (1958 – 1968)

Carol was born on 03/05/1958 in Lower Hutt.
She died on 03/08/1968 in Lower Hutt.

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Marjorie Edna Rochester (1915 – 1983)

Marjorie was born in Wellington on 23/10/1915.

She married to Frank William Perrot in Wellington on 01/01/1942. Frank was born on 21/05/1905. Frank was married to Evelyn May Taylor in 1929 in Wellington, with whom he had 5 or 6 children. It is unknown when this marriage ended.

Frank and Marjorie had 1 child:

  • Ronald Frank Perrot (born about 1941)

Marjorie died on 24/06/1983 in Wellington.

Frank died on 24/10/1994 in Otaki.

Dorothy Annie Rochester (1918 – 1974)

Dorothy, twin sister of Rosemary, was born in Wellington on 24/02/1918.

  • She married to Eric Maitland Turnbull. Eric was born on 22/02/1915 in Taihape, Wellington.

They had 2 children:

  • Valda Lesley Turnbull
  • Glenys Florence Turnbull

Dorothy died in Wellington on 22/01/1974.

Eric died on 28/08/1976 in Wellington.

Rose Ethel Rochester (1918 – 1995)

Rosemary, twin sister of Dorothy, was born in Wellington on 24/02/1918.

She married to Thomas Ross Jarvis. Thomas was born in Dundee Scotland in 1917.

They had 2 children:

  • Marlene Dorothy Jarvis (1940 –         )
  • Errol Thomas Jarvis (1942 – 1979)

Thomas died on 04/09/1963 in Lower Hutt, Wellington.
Rose died in 1995 in Wellington.

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Marlene Dorothy Jarvis (1940 –        )

Marlene was born in 1940 in Wellington.
She married to Conrad William Abbott.

Errol Thomas Jarvis (1942 – 1979)

Errol was born in October 1942 in Wellington.
He married to Marjorie Isabel Porter in Wellington. Marjorie was born in 1942 in New Plymouth NZ.

Errol died in Oct 1979 in Auckland NZ.
Marjorie died in Sep 1997 in Christchurch NZ.