Lily Eveline Cain/ Corlett

ID# 492, (25 Dec 1915 - 25 Jun 2001)
Evelyn Corlett as Bridesmaid at Tom and Betty's Wedding 1943


Lily Eveline Cain/ Corlett was born on 25 Dec 1915 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

Lily Eveline Cain
Parents: Thomas Cain, Slaughterman, 23, Kumara and Lily Pauling, 20, Ashburton. Married: 6 Oct 1915, Masterton

Lily Cain, Mother, Masterton was the infromant on the certificate

It is said that Lily knew she was in labour but continued to cook the Full Xmas Hot Dinner for the family before having to give birth to Evelyn.1,2


She was the daughter of Thomas Cain and Lily Pauling.

     Research Note: in 1920
When Lily the mother of both Tom and Evelyn married Leonard Corlett, but the children were accepted as part of his family and adopted the surname of Corlett from then onwards.
All School records and other offical records have them recorded as Corlett from this date.
Tom did offically change his name to Corlett before he married via a local Solicitor, this was before Deed Poll was available in New Zealand.



As of 1920,Lily Eveline Cain/ Corlett was also known as Lily Evelyn Corlett.



As of 1920,Lily Eveline Cain/ Corlett was also known as Evelyn Corlett.



Evelyn attended "Side School", Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 7 Feb 1922

CORLETT Evelyn
Side School Masterton
No 3180
Admission: 7 Feb 1922
DOB: 25 Dec 1915
Last Day: 23 Feb 1922.3



Evelyn attended "Side School", Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 1 Feb 1923

CORLETT Evelyn
Side School Masterton
No 3250
Admission: 1 Feb 1923
Parent: C/- Mrs Pauling, 70 Lincoln Road
DOB: 25 Dec ???4



Evelyn attended "Te Ore Ore" School, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 12 May 1925

CORLETT Evelyn Lilly
Te Ore Ore School
No 195
Admission: 12 May 1925
Parent: Mr T Corlett, Te Ore Ore
DOB: 25 DEc 1915
Last School: Central, Masterton
Last Day: 30 Mar 1926.5



Evelyn was a Bridesmaid at the wedding of Thomas Edward Corlett and Bessie Rosina Hill on 4 Sep 1943 St Matthews Church, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1,6

Lily was present on the 1966 Electoral Roll Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , in the household of Leonard Edward Corlett.

CORLETT, Lily, 83 South Road, married
CORLETT, Lily Evelyne, 83 South Road, shop assistant
CORLETT, Leonard Edward, 83 South Road, Foreman.7



Evelyn died on 25 Jun 2001 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 85 years and 6 months.8,9


Evelyn's death notice appeared on 26 Jun 2001 in the "Wairarapa Daily Times", New Zealand ,


CORLETT Lily Evelyn.
On June 25 2001. Peacfully at Colombo Rest Home, Masterton; aged 86 years. Beloved mother and mother in law of Terry and Julie. Beloved Nana of Nicola, Kelly, Brodie and Gemma. Beloved Great-nana of Lily and Aidan. Messages C/- PO Box 460, Masterton or sent directly to the family. A Funeral Service for Evelyn will be held in St Luke's Union Parish Church, Worksop Road, Masterton, on Thursday, June 28, 2001, at 2.00pm, followed by Private Cremation in Masterton.10



Evelyn was cremated on 28 Jun 2001 at Archer Street Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .


Evelyn had 1 child who is still living.

Child of Lily Eveline Cain/ Corlett

Father*Thomas Cain (13 May 1892 - 30 Aug 1917)
Mother*Lily Pauling (7 Dec 1895 - 21 Apr 1975);
Adoptive fatherLeonard Edward Corlett (30 Apr 1897 - 21 Oct 1974)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1915 Folio No 757, March Qtr 1916. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  3. [S44] School Admissions, School Records (Auckland, New Zealand: NZSG), Wairarapa BRanch NZSG - Register No 3180. Hereinafter cited as School Records.
  4. [S44] School Records, NZSG Register No 3250 - Wairarapa Branch.
  5. [S44] School Records, Wairarapa BRanch NZSG - Register No 195.
  6. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1943 Folio No 8051.
  7. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1966-67 Electoral Roll, Wairarapa. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  8. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 2001 NZ Online Database 2001/13682 born 25 Dec 1915.
  9. [S224] Letter or email from Jill Temple (Masterton New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Jill Temple.
  10. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Wairarapa Daily Times, 26 June 2001 - Death Notices. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.