Joy Clist, d. 1935

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Craftsmen of the West
Craftsmen of the West
A clipping from an unknown newspaper describing Ted Rossiter and the Smithy at Shoreditch. Date unknown, but possibly in the 1930s. The article mentions that Ted's son and nephew were working for him. Ted's son will be Charles. But who would the nephew be? 
 
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Death Certificate, John Clist
Death Certificate, John Clist
Died 20 August 1891 in Shoreditch, aged 56. Notice lodged by Frank Clist (aged 24 at the time), one of John's sons, who was present at the death and was living at 44 Ashmead Road, St Johns, London. John is buried in Orchard Portman Churchyard, together with his wife Elizabeth. Their eldest son George and his wife Mary are buried nearby in a triple grave with their daughter Helen Joy. 
 
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Manfield Notes
Manfield Notes
A page from Elizabeth (Betty) Evans research notes concerning her Manfield family history. Not only were the Manfields related to the Clists, but they lived in close proximity at Shoreditch, Taunton, and are buried in Orchard Portman Churchyard. 
 
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Marriage Certificate, John Clist and Elizabeth Manfield
Marriage Certificate, John Clist and Elizabeth Manfield
Married 3 April 1861 in the Parish Church, Hemyock. John Clist is a Blacksmith residing in St Mark Magdalene, Taunton. Elizabeth is a Servant living in Hemyock. Witnessed by Sarah Manfield, and "the mark of" John Manfield, Elizabeth's father. Presumably John Manfield was illiterate and unable to sign his name. His occupation is Labourer, which presumably means an agricultural worker. 
 
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Tribute to Hazel Pettit
Tribute to Hazel Pettit
Five-page tribute read at Hazel Pettit's funeral, and giving a history of Hazel, her parents Ernest and Ruby, and younger sister Phyllis. The family lived on a farm in Arapito, Karamea, but Ernest died when the girls were very young. Ruby left the farm and reared the girls alone, saving hard to send both girls to study for degrees at Victoria University in Wellington. Compiled by Peter Lineham (Hazel's cousin once removed) with his handwritten annotations. 
 
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Tribute to Phyllis Pettit
Tribute to Phyllis Pettit
Eleven-page tribute read at Phyllis Pettit's funeral on 11 Oct 2010, and giving a detailed history (with references) of her family, education, teaching career, retirement, hobbies, travels and outlook on life. Her devotion to and care of her older sister Hazel was outstanding. Superbly written by Massey University historian Associate-Professor Peter Lineham (Phyllis' cousin once removed).