The Tree - Person Sheet
The Tree - Person Sheet
NameJames (Jim) Trainor
Birth19 Dec 1874, Newry County Down, Northern Ireland
Death2 Feb 1962, Lynton Private Hospital, Westmere, Auckland, NZ
Burial3 Feb 1962, Cremated at Waikumete, Auckland, NZ
OccupationGoldminer
ReligionCatholic
FatherEdward Owen (Owen) Trainor (ca1840-1875)
MotherAlice Hynes (ca1847-)
Misc. Notes
Birth registered as James Trainor
Birth not registered until 15 Feb 1875. Castle Street, Newry.
Came to New Zealand at approx. 3 years of age.
Date and place of death from Raymond Ferguson b. 1933, (son of Myrtle Trainer).
Death Certificate says, died from Chronic Myocarditis (cor pulmonale) - several years and from Chronic Purulent Bronchitis - several years.

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Waikato Thames Roll for 1900, found in June 2018:
Trainor, Sophia Eliza, Mackay Street, Thames. housewife [Wife]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Waikato Thames Roll for 1905-1906, found in June 2018:
Trainor, Sophia Eliza, Mackay Street, Thames. housewife [Wife]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Auckland Central Roll for 1905-1906, found in June 2018:
Trainor, James, Howe Street. labourer
Trainor, Sophia Eliza, Howe Street. married [Wife]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Auckland Central Roll for 1911, found in June 2018:
Trainor, James, 87 Howe Street. labourer
Trainor, Sophia Eliza, 87 Howe Street. married [Wife]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Auckland Central Roll for 1914, found in June 2018:
Trainor, James, 83 Howe Street. labourer
Trainor, Sophia Eliza, 83 Howe Street. married [Wife]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Auckland Central Roll for 1919, found in June 2018:
Trainor, James, 83 Howe Street Street. labourer
Trainor, Sophia Eliza, 83 Howe Street. married [Wife]

New Zealand Army WWI Reserve Roll 1919-1917, 2nd Division
Trainor, James, Labourer, 83 Howe St, Auckland

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Auckland Central General Roll for 1946, found in June 2018:
Trainer, James, 83 Howe St., labourer
Trainer, Sophia Eliza, 83 Howe St., married [Wife]
Trainer, John Henry, 83 Howe St., upholsterer [Son]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Auckland Central General Roll for 1949, found in June 2018:
Trainer, James, 83 Howe Street C.2, [unreadable occupation]
Trainer, Sophia Eliza, 83 Howe Street C.2, [unreadable occupation] [Wife]
Trainer, John Henry, 83 Howe Street C.2, [unreadable occupation] [Son]

School record from Lyn Trainer in papers received by post on 15 February 2019. Lyn is a grandson of James (Jim) Trainer b. 1874.
Name: TRAINER James
School: Waiotahi Creek
Register Number: 0100
Parent/Guardian: Alice TRAINER
Address: Waiotahi Creek
Birthdate 06 Apr 1875
Last Day: 05 Mar 1886
Destination: Convent School

Copy of notice of wedding from Lyn Trainer in papers received by post on 15 February 2019.
Reproduced here from New Zealand ‘Paperspast’ website in May 2019:

THE Thames Advertiser
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20,1899.
Notes and Comments.

A quiet but pretty wedding took place yesterday afternoon at the residence of the bride's parents, Mackay street, the contracting parties being Miss Sophia Eliza Ross eldest daughter of Mr George M. Ross, and Mr James Trainor. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J, Mackenzie, M.A. The bride, who was attired in a fawn costume, with lace trimmings to match, and wore the conventional orange blossoms, carried a handsome bouquet made by Miss Florrie Johns, and was given away by her father. She was attended by two brides-maids - Miss Emma Ross and Beatrice Burns, the former wearing a maroon costume with cream front and cream trimmings, and the latter navy blue, with trimmings to match, while both carried pretty baskets of flowers, made by Miss Florrie Johns. Mr Albert Masters acted as best man. Amongst those present were - Mrs Ross, mother of the bride, handsome black velvet, bead trimmings; Miss Florrie Johns, black costume, with pale blue silk front; Miss E. Autridge, lavender costume, with cream trimmings; Misses Lily and Jane Goodwin, blue costume, cream trimmings; Miss Ethel Autridge, navy blue, white trimmings. The presents were numerous and useful. The wedding cake was made by Mr Learmouth, while included m the wedding presents was a second handsome wedding cake from Mr Robert Hill.

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Thames Roll for 1900, found in June 2019:
Trainer, James, Waiotahi, miner, residential
Trainor, Sophia Eliza, Waiotahi, Thames, domestic duties, residential [Wife]
Trainer, Mary Jane, Waiotahi, household duties, residential [Brother’s (Denis) wife]
Spouses
Birth8 Jul 1878, Thames, NZ
Death10 Oct 1971, Auckland, New Zealand
ReligionMethodist
FatherGeorge Moore Ross (1851-1908)
MotherEmma Gerrard (1853-1936)
Marriage19 Sep 1899, Dwelling of George Moore Ross, Mackay Street, Thames, NZ
ChildrenWilliam (Will) James (1900-1946)
 Eric Raymond George (1901-1974)
 Mervyn (Died as Infant) (-?)
 Ofa John Henry (Died as Infant) (1904-1906)
 Myrtle Hazel Lillian (1905-1990)
 Frank Alan (Frankie) (1907-2002)
 Roy Charles Cutler (1908-1994)
 John Henry (Jack) (1917-2015)
Last Modified 9 Jun 2019Created 3 Jul 2019 using Reunion for Macintosh