George Third

ID# 4427, (c 1883 - 3 Apr 1964)
George Third with pipe, Edith behind him, William Third beside Edith
Most likely the others are members of the Third family. We do not know.

George Third was born c 1883 at Cruden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland .
He was the son of William Third and Ann Gall.

George Third married Edith Gerrard, daughter of George Gerrard and Maggie McKay, on 24 Jan 1919 at 359 Union Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,

By declaration in pressence of
Caroline Gerrard, 14 King Street, Rosehearty and David Edward Third, Fortrue, Longside

George Third,
? (bachelor) aged 36,
Res: Fortrue, Longside
Parents: William Third, Farmer and Ann Third MS Gall (dec)
Edith Gerrard,
Housekeeper, (spinster) aged 30,
Res: 14 King Street, Rosehearty
Parents: George Gerrard, Slater (master) and Margaret Gerrard MS McKay

By Warrent of Shieriff.1,2

George Third immigrated on 31 Jul 1920 left London via " Orsova" for Australia and New Zealand also on board were listed Edith

No 247 & 248, 3rd Class
THIRD Mr G to Sydney, Farm Servant, aged 37, final destination New Zealand
THIRD Mrs E, to Sydney, Housewife, 32, final destination New Zealand.3

George Third married Henrietta Joyce in 1945 at Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand .4

George died on 3 Apr 1964 at Oamaru, Otago.5

George was buried on 6 Apr 1964 at Oamaru Cemetery, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand ,

ILMO Edith beloved wife of George Third of Weston died 27 July 1943 aged 54 years. Also George Third loved husband of Ettie who died 3 April 1964.6

George and Edith had 1 child, who could still be living.

Family: George Third and Edith Gerrard

Family: George Third and Henrietta Joyce

FatherWilliam Third (26 Oct 1844 - )
MotherAnn Gall (c 1850 - )


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1919 St Nicholas Aberdeen, 168/01 0067. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), 1920 via - Outbound Passagers.. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 3881. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1964 Online Database - 1964/ 37380 aged 81yrs.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), NZSG S01.15 No 4136 MI - Block 190 Plots 14-15. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.