George Wentford Pamment

George Wentford Pamment

Male 1887 - 1952  (65 years)

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  • Name George Wentford Pamment 
    Born 18 Jan 1887  Hokitika, Westland, West Coast New Zealand, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1919  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Soldier 
    Occupation (2) 1952  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Clerk/Ex-Serviceman 
    Died 03 Oct 1952  Te Kopura, Kaipara, Northland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Cerebral haemorrhage 
    Person ID I280  PammentIsleham
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2015 

    Father George Pamment,   b. 13 Feb 1866, Hokitika, Westland, West Coast New Zealand, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1953, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Barbara Anne Laurie Murdoch,   b. 04 Nov 1866, Meadows, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1905, Kumara, West Coast, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 10 Jun 1886  Hokitika, Westland, West Coast New Zealand, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F109  Group Sheet

    Family Bernice Caroline Tovey,   b. Abt 1897, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Oct 1952  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 02 Jul 1919  St. Augustines Church, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Divorced 29 Jan 1941  Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Living Pamment
     2. Unknown Pamment
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F108  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    George Wentford Pamment (1887 - 1952)
    George Wentford Pamment (1887 - 1952)
    George Wentford Pamment in his World War I uniform, taken in New Zealand.

  • Notes 
    • Contracted for one hour of research at West Coast Historical Museum, Hokitika, Westland, NZ and discovered the following:

      (1) Hokitka Primary School Index Book I 1877-1897
      Pamment, George
      Admission date: 30/5/1893
      Parent/Guardian: George Pamment, Kumara
      No birth date given.
      Left Hokitika Primary School: 31/5/1893

      (2) Pamment, George
      Admission date: 19/6/1894
      Left Hokitika Primary School

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      George was known as the roving sort (a description of him by his father) - here is his name on a passenger list:

      California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957 about George Pamment
      Name: George Pamment
      Arrival Date: 17 Aug 1911
      Age: 24
      Birth Date: abt 1887
      Ethnicity: New Zealand

      Ship Name: Aorangi
      Port of Arrival: San Francisco, California
      Port of Departure: Papeete, Tahiti

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      Oct. 3, 1952: Cause of death listed as cerebral haemorrhage on death certificate. Was cremated on Oct. 6, 1952. Death certificate also reveals that his widow Bernice was 58 years old and that there was a female issue of their marriage who is age 31.

  • Sources 
    1. [S286] Family tree info supplied by Anne Wego (N.Z.) in 1993 as result of her research.



    2. [S771] Marriage certificate from district of Wellington, New Zealand.