Edgar Clarence Primmer

M, b. 9 June 1889, d. April 1969
  • Edgar Clarence Primmer was born on 9 June 1889 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell.
  • At the age of 27 years, 4 months and 8 days, Edgar Clarence Primmer married Lily Smith on 17 October 1916 in New Zealand.
  • Edgar Clarence Primmer died in April 1969 in New Zealand at age 79.

Children of Edgar Clarence Primmer and Lily Smith

Edmund Primmer

M, b. 1902, d. 1980
  • Edmund Primmer was born in 1902.
  • He was the son of Edmund Primmer and Alice Unknown.
  • Edmund Primmer died in 1980 in Queensland.
  • Edmund was buried on 23 September 1980 in Hemmant Cemetery.

Edmund Primmer

M, b. circa 1870
  • Edmund Primmer was born circa 1870.
  • Edmund Primmer married Alice Unknown circa 1900.

Child of Edmund Primmer and Alice Unknown

Edmund (Edward) Primmer

M, b. 14 January 1810, d. December 1879
  • Edmund (Edward) Primmer was baptized on 14 January 1810 in East Meon, England.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Primmer and Martha Newland.
  • Edward was a member of the 11th Foot Devonshire Regiment.
  • In 1831 Daniel and Edward enlisted in the 11th Foot Devonshire Regiment. Daniel's name is listed amongst those who were sent to Australia for garrison duty.
  • In 1842 Edward was discharged from the Army. He received a Chelsea Pension.
  • At the age of 35 years, 2 months and 29 days, Edmund (Edward) Primmer married Harriet Sutton on 12 April 1845 in East Meon, Hampshire. Edward was a bachelor, a labourer of Riplington, son of Benjamin Primmer, deceased. Harriet was a spinster of Drayton daughter of Thomas Sutton, a labourer. Witnesses were Samuel Gregory, Sarah Earwacker and Robert Smith (possibly the curate.)
  • Edmund (Edward) Primmer appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Hampshire. He was a farm carter Chelsea Pensioner aged 40, born East Meon.

  • He appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Hampshire. Edward was 51 years old, head of the household - a Chelsea Pensioner.

  • He appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Hampshire. Edward was 61 years old, head of the household - Bailiff, Chelsea Pensioner.

  • In March 1872, his wife, Harriet Sutton's death was registered in the London, England, Registration District. She was at age 56 years.
  • His death was recorded with the Winchester, Hampshire, Registration District in the December 1879 Quarter.

Child of Edmund (Edward) Primmer and Harriet Sutton

Edna Doris Primmer

F, b. 9 October 1911, d. 1997

Edward Primmer

M, b. 1859, d. 11 November 1936
  • Edward Primmer was born in 1859 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • Edward Primmer immigrated to Queensland around 1881.
  • At the age of 29 years, Edward Primmer married Amy Amelia Warmsley in 1888 in Queensland.
  • In June 1910 Edward Primmer visited his family in New Zealand. The Bruce Herald reported - "Mr N Primmer [believe this should be E not N], from Queensland, recently paid a visit to his brother, Mr G. C. Primmer, at Lakeside. Mr Primmer is a butcher with a good business in Brisbane, and has not been in New Zealand for 29 years, and naturally sees a great difference in the country. Mr Primmer intends paying a visit to his mother who living in Nelson before returning home."
  • On 23 May 1913 the Sydney Morning Herald reported "DISEASED MEAT. BRISBANE, Thursday. In the South Brisbane Summons Court this morning Edward Primmer was charged with mixing diseased meat with good meat at his shop in Logan-road. Defendant entered a plea of guilty, and mentioned that the meat was hung up in the shop waiting for the Inspector. The magistrate Imposed a fine of £20, In default two months' Imprisonment."
  • Edward Primmer died on 11 November 1936 in Queensland.
  • On 14 November 1936 His obituary appeared in The Courier Mail :- " Mr. E. Primmer.— Mr. Edward Primmer, who died in Brisbane on November 11 at the age of 77 years, had lived at Annerley for the last 40 years. He retired from business as a master butcher in 1919. He was formerly interested in the Savoy Picture Theatre, Clayfield, and at the time of his death was chairman of directors of the Astor Theatre, New Farm. He was a member of the Masonic fraternity and of the Annerley Bowling Club. He is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Amy Amelia Walmsley, and one daughter, Miss Mabel Primmer, of Juliette Street, Thompson Estate". His estate was later reported as "Probate Was granted in the Supreme Court on Saturday in the will of Edward Primmer late of Juliette street Thompson Estate, South Brisbane, retired butcher who died on November 11, 1936. He left a realty amounting to £9136 and personalty of £12,265, which he bequeathed to his relatives."

Child of Edward Primmer and Amy Amelia Warmsley

Edward G Primmer

F, b. September 1911
  • Edward G Primmer's birth was registered in the Reigate, Surry Registration District in the September 1911 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Harry Herbert Primmer and Unknown Spooner.

Edward George Primmer

M, b. December 1868
  • Edward George Primmer's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the December 1868 Quarter. He was a twin to William James.
  • He was the son of John Primmer and Ann Norman.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census, Edward George Primmer was living in the household of John Primmer and Ann Norman in Sussex. John, 49 and his wife Ann 39, and Joseph 12 - an ag. labourer were all born East Meon. Their other children Louisa 9, Annie 7, Julia 4, William and Edward both aged 2 were born in North Mundham.

  • Edward George Primmer appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Sussex. He was a 12 year old scholar born North Mundham, Sussex.

Edward William Primmer

M, b. 27 July 1878, d. 5 October 1907
  • Edward William Primmer was born on 27 July 1878 in Malvern, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell.
  • At the age of 20 years, 4 months and 26 days, Edward William Primmer married Caroline Alice Wright on 23 December 1898 in New Zealand.
  • Edward William Primmer died on 5 October 1907 in New Zealand at age 29.

Children of Edward William Primmer and Caroline Alice Wright

Eliza Primmer

F, b. 12 April 1846, d. September 1851
  • Eliza Primmer was baptized on 12 April 1846 in Blendworth.
  • She was the daughter of Elizabeth Fisher.
  • Her death was recorded with the an unknown place Registration District in the September 1851 Quarter.

Eliza Primmer

F, b. circa 1838
  • Eliza Primmer was born circa 1838 in Hamble. [She may be the same person as Elizabeth Primmer]
  • She was the daughter of James Primmer and Barbara Emery.
  • Eliza Primmer appeared on the census of 1881 in Winchester St Faith. She was a 38 year old hospital nurse working for Ann Loring.

Elizabeth Primmer

F, b. 22 December 1799
  • Elizabeth Primmer was baptized on 22 December 1799 in East Meon, England.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Martha Newland.
  • At the age of 21 years, 9 months and 16 days, Elizabeth Primmer married John Banting on 8 October 1821 in East Meon, Hampshire. Both were from East Meon, witness to the marriage were William Bramley and Robert Smith (curate.)

Children of Elizabeth Primmer and John Banting

Elizabeth Primmer

F, b. 1841
  • Elizabeth Primmer's birth was registered in the Hamble, Hampshire Registration District in the 1841 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of James Primmer and Barbara Emery.
  • Elizabeth Primmer and Barbara Emery appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Hamble-le-Rice. Barbara was the 72 year old head of the household, born Droxford, living with her daughter Elizabeth aged 27.

Elizabeth Alice Primmer

F, b. September 1899

Elizabeth Amelia Primmer

F, b. 12 August 1827
  • Elizabeth Amelia Primmer was baptized on 12 August 1827 in Blendworth.
  • She was the daughter of Elizabeth Fisher.

Ellen Primmer

F, b. 1851, d. 27 June 1939

Children of Ellen Primmer and Lewis John Edward Ludwig (John) Haase

Emilie Kate L Primmer

F, b. September 1908
  • Emilie Kate L Primmer's birth was registered in the Reigate, Surry Registration District in the September 1908 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Harry Herbert Primmer and Unknown Spooner.
  • Her marriage, at 22 years and 9 months, to Edward E Piet was registered in the June 1931 Quarter in Reigate, Surry Registration District.

Emily Beatrice Primmer

F, b. 1874, d. 17 April 1879
  • Emily Beatrice Primmer was born in 1874 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell.
  • Emily Beatrice Primmer died on 17 April 1879 in New Zealand.

Emma Margaret Primmer

F, b. 14 November 1871, d. 1945
  • Emma Margaret Primmer was born on 14 November 1871 in Bay of Plenty, North Isaland, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Sarah Tasker.
  • At the age of 26 years, 9 months and 11 days, Emma Margaret Primmer married William Arthur Flynn on 25 August 1898 in New Zealand.
  • In 1944,her husband, William Arthur Flynn died in New Zealand.
  • Emma Margaret Primmer died in 1945 in New Zealand.

Children of Emma Margaret Primmer

Children of Emma Margaret Primmer and William Arthur Flynn

Ernest Elbury Primmer

M, b. between October 1878 and December 1878
  • Ernest Elbury Primmer was born between October 1878 and December 1878 in Hamble-le-Rice, Hampshire.
  • He was the son of James Primmer and Ann Light.

Esther Primmer

F, b. 1760, d. 1840

Children of Esther Primmer

Fanny Primmer

F, b. 24 September 1848, d. 18 June 1931
  • Fanny Primmer was born on 24 September 1848 in Richmond, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • At the age of 23 years, 1 month and 21 days, Fanny Primmer married John McDonald on 14 November 1871at the residence of William Flett, in Nelson. At the time of his marriage John was 24 and a dairyman. Witnesses to the marriage were John Nelson Wheadon, a barman and Minna Wheaden Nelson, a spinster.
  • In February 1888, Fanny Primmer enrolled her son George Conrad McDonald in Bridge Street Boys School. George's parents address was Alton Street, Nelson. George left the school on 15 June the same year - next placing home.

  • On 1 May 1888, Fanny Primmer enrolled her son Percy Albert McDonald in Bridge Street Boys School. Percy's parents address was Alton Street, Nelson. Percy left the school in Jan 1893 to attend the Haven Road School, Nelson.

  • Fanny Primmer and John McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1893 living at Waimea. John was a labourer and Fanny carried out domestic duties.
  • In 1899 Fanny was listed in the Stones Directory of Nelson as a dressmaker in Waimea Street, Nelson.
  • Fanny Primmer was listed as the next of kin of George Conrad McDonald when he enlisted in the Australian Army in 1902. He received a Military Pension - service number 6168, next of kin his mother Fanny McDonald of Collingwood Street, Nelson.
  • On 10 June 1905,her husband, John McDonald died in Wellington Hospital, Taranaki Street, at age 56. He died from cancer of the neck, a affliction he had had for 13 months. At the time of his death his wife Fanny was staying with their daughter in Taranaki Street, Wellington. The familily lived at Collingwood Street, Nelson at the time. He had a family of 4 sons and 6 daughters.
  • Fanny Primmer lived at Collingwood Street a the time of her mother, Ann Hurst's death in on 24 August 1916 "MRS JOSEPH PRIMMER
    The death occurred yesterday, at the great age of 97, of Mrs Joseph Primmer, who was amongst the first settlers in the Nelson Province. Born in England, she came out to Nelson with her husband in the ship Bolton in 1842, and the intervening period of 74 years has been wholly spent in the district. Her first home was in the Maitai, and subsequently lived in Poor Man's Valley, Stoke, and Richmond. For the past seven years she had lived with her daughter, Mrs McDonald, of Collingwood-street, where she died after an illness of three weeks. She celebrated her 97th birthday on July 16th. For some time past she had been blind, and somewhat frail, but her memory was retentive, and she could recall and relate incidents in her early life in the province. Her husband died over 40 years ago. She had a family of sixteen children, of whom twelve are living and there are also upwards of 60 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. The late Mrs Primmer was a member of the Methodist Church, and was for a long period an active worker in connection therewith."
  • Fanny Primmer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Collingwood Street, Nelson. She was listed as a widow.
  • In May 1924 Fanny Primmer lived in Haitaitai, her daughter Florence Marion Bird's residence. This address was given on her son Leonard's admission to Porirua Hospital.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at 5 Nile Street, Nelson. She was listed as a widow.
  • Fanny Primmer died on 18 June 1931 the New Zealand at age 82 from a Cerebral Haemorrhage.
  • The funeral notice appeared in the Nelson Evening Mail on 17 jun 1931. It read:- "The friends of the late Mrs Fanny McDonald are informed that her funeral will leave the residence of her daughter, Mrs A. Bennett, Brook Street, Nelson TOMORROW [ Thursday] afternoon at 2-30 O'clock for the Nelson Cemetery".
    She was buried in in Wakapuaka Cemetery Old Presbyterian Block 02 plot 086.

Children of Fanny Primmer and John McDonald

Florence Sarah Primmer

F, b. 18 February 1878, d. 1914
  • Florence Sarah Primmer was born on 18 February 1878 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Sarah Tasker.
  • At the age of 30 years, 2 months and 11 days, Florence Sarah Primmer married Herbert Collins on 29 April 1908 in New Zealand. The Manawatu Times reported :- "At the Cuba Street Methodist Church yesterday Miss Florence S. Primmer, daughter of Mr B. Primmer was married to Mr Herbert Walter Collins, of Hastings, fourth son of the late Mr Henry E.
    Collins. The bride, who wore a pretty cream embroidered voile, was attended by her sister Miss Maud Primmer, Miss H. Collins, sister of the bridegroom, and Misses Madge and Melba Flynn, nieces of the bride. The bridegroom was attended by Mr Jack Jamieson as best man, and Mr R. Home as groomsman. The bride's travelling dress was a pretty green cloth costume and a green velvet hat. Mr and Mrs Collins will take up their residence in Hastings."
  • Florence Sarah Primmer died in 1914 in New Zealand.

Children of Florence Sarah Primmer and Herbert Collins

Frances Primmer

F, b. 31 January 1819, d. October 1893
  • Frances Primmer was born on 31 January 1819 in East Meon, Hampshire, England. Her father was a labourer living at East Meon at the time.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Martha Newland.
  • At the age of 21 years and 27 days, Frances Primmer married William Beckingham on 29 February 1840 in East Meon, Hampshire. William was a 21 year old bachelor of Riplington, a labourer, son of William Beckingham and Frances a spinster aged 22, a servant also of Riplington, daughter of Benjamin Primmer. Witnesses were Robert and Harriet Fletcher.
  • In June 1847,her son, Henry Beckingham died at age 2. He lived at Drayton.
  • In July 1855,Frances Primmer's mother, James Beckingham died at age 3. He lived at Drayton.
  • In October 1890,her husband, William Beckingham died.
  • Frances Primmer died in October 1893 in Hampshire at age 74.
  • Frances was buried on 21 October 1893 in East Meon. She lived at Horsedown, East Meon.

Children of Frances Primmer and William Beckingham

Frances Primmer

F, b. 26 May 1839, d. September 1928
  • Frances Primmer was baptized on 26 May 1839 in East Meon, Hampshire, England. William was a labouerer of Oxenbourne.
  • She was the daughter of William Primmer and Elizabeth Mansbridge.
  • At the age of 17 years, 1 month and 16 days, Frances Primmer married Henry Silk on 12 July 1856 in East Meon, Hampshire. Frances was a minor, daughter of William Primmer, labourer. Henry was the son of William Silk, deceased. Witness were George and Martha Silk. Both were from East Meon.
  • Her death was recorded with the Blomgrove Registration District in the September 1928 Quarter.

Child of Frances Primmer and Henry Silk

Francis Primmer

M, b. 1847, d. 2 July 1921
  • Francis Primmer was born in 1847.
  • He was the son of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • At the age of 26 years, Francis Primmer married Rebecca Saywell on 7 November 1873 in New Zealand.
  • On 9 April 1877 Francis was fined 5 shillings for allowing his horse or cattle to wander at large.
  • On 3 July 1880 an advertisement appeared in the Press noting the sale of Francis' butcher shop and house in Caledonian Street:- "To Butchers. Caledonian Road. H. MATSON & CO, Auctioneers. MATSON & CO. have received instructions from Mr F. Primmer SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION On the Premises in the Caledonian road, on THURSDAY, JULY 8th, 1880, At 12 o'clock, QUABTER-ACRE LAND, together with Butcher's Shop and 4-roomed Dwellinghouse with every convenience; 5-stalled stable, 2-stalled stable, sausage house. Also, the whole effects and plant for carrying on a butcher's business, 1 horse-power chaff-cutter, 1 sausage machine, 2 horses, 2 carts, 1 saddle horse And 30 ton oat sheaves Absolute Sale."
  • Francis Primmer died on 2 July 1921 in New Zealand. According to his burial records he was 74 years old.
  • Francis was buried on 4 July 1921 in Christchurch Cemetery.

Children of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell

Francis Albert Primmer

M, b. 13 January 1877, d. 9 July 1877
  • Francis Albert Primmer was born on 13 January 1877 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell.
  • Francis Albert Primmer died on 9 July 1877 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was six months old.

Frederick (Thomas) Primmer

M, b. 31 May 1888, d. 27 July 1953
  • Frederick (Thomas) Primmer was born on 31 May 1888 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Emma Margaret Primmer.
  • At the age of 32 years, 10 months and 26 days, Frederick (Thomas) Primmer married Ida Jane Gillard on 27 April 1921 in New Zealand.
  • On 16 August 1952,his wife, Ida Jane Gillard died in Te Rapa, New Zealand. On the 19th of August Frederick Primmer was charged with her murder. AUCKLAND, August 18.— Frederick Thomas Primmer, 64, retired farmer and owner of trotting horses was
    charged in the Magistrate's Court at Hamilton to-day with murdering his 60-year-old wife Ida Jane, at Te Rapa, She was found by a neighbour in the garden of her home on the 50 acre farm at Te Rapa on Saturday afternoon with head injuries (inflicted with a garden spade). Mrs. Primmer died shortly after admission.
  • Frederick (Thomas) Primmer died on 27 July 1953 in New Zealand at age 65.

Child of Frederick (Thomas) Primmer and Ida Jane Gillard

George Primmer

M, b. 1 October 1843
  • George Primmer was born on 1 October 1843 in Blendworth.
  • He was the son of Elizabeth Fisher.

George Conrad (Con) Primmer

M, b. 1850, d. 11 March 1924
  • George Conrad (Con) Primmer was born in 1850 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Joseph Primmer and Ann Hurst.
  • In the 1876's John William Primmer and George Conrad (Con) Primmer and perhaps brothers Noah and Edward owned a butcher shop and stables. These were sold to Henry Tasker in 1876. At some stage Con moved to the Milton area and Edward moved to Queensland. The Primmer name continued to be associated with stables and trotting for many years after.
  • At the age of 28 years, George Conrad (Con) Primmer married Emma Jane Patchling on 30 December 1878 in New Zealand.
  • On 25 May 1880 George placed an advertisement in the Evening Post. It read- "IN BANKRUPTCY. In the matter of “The Debtors’ and Creditors act of 1876” and the Bankruptcy of George Conrad PRIMMER, a Debtor.— This is to notify that George Conrad Primmer, of Wellington, Butcher, has this day filed a statement that TO THE RATEPAYERS OF THE CITY that he is unable to meet his engagements with his creditors. The first meeting of creditors to be held at the Grand Jury Room, Supreme Court House, Wellington on Monday, the 31st day of April 1880 at 10.30 o’clock in the forenoon. Dated this 25th May 1880. Henry Hall, Deputy Registrar, G F Bishop, Solicitor for the Debtor."
  • In June 1910 Edward Primmer visited his family in New Zealand. The Bruce Herald reported - "Mr N Primmer [believe this should be E not N], from Queensland, recently paid a visit to his brother, Mr G. C. Primmer, at Lakeside. Mr Primmer is a butcher with a good business in Brisbane, and has not been in New Zealand for 29 years, and naturally sees a great difference in the country. Mr Primmer intends paying a visit to his mother who living in Nelson before returning home."
  • George Conrad (Con) Primmer died on 11 March 1924 in New Zealand.

Children of George Conrad (Con) Primmer and Emma Jane Patchling