Catherine Edginton – died 11 August 1953
George Bernet Edginton – died 26 May 1960

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George B Edginton was a bootmaker who, in 1915, lost his shop to a fire.

Mataura Ensign 10 May 1915
Mataura Ensign 10 May 1915

Three years earlier his business had suffered damage from a fire at an adjoining property.

Southland Times 30 August 1912
Southland Times 30 August 1912

They married in 1904

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And had three children

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Again, in 1941, they suffered damage to their business from fire

Auckland Star 108 June 1941
Auckland Star 18 June 1941

Multiple newspaper reports show George was a keen bowler.

Southland Times 20 January 1918
Southland Times 20 January 1918

George was one of ten children

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George continued as Secretary of the Bluff School Committee in 1918 and other reports show him to be active in the Bluff Horticultural Society which presented two shows per year.  Mr Edginton served as a judge at the Autumn Flower Show in 1916.

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He had been re-elected in 1914 also.

Mr and Mrs Edginton hosted the Methodist Church meeting in their home.

October 1920
October 1920
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