Winifred Edna Hammond

ID# 1418, (26 Apr 1913 - 9 Mar 2003)


Winifred Edna Hammond was born on 26 Apr 1913 at 69 Tasman Street, Nelson, Nelson-Marlborough, New Zealand ,

Winifred Edna Cain

Parents: Maud Mona Cain, aged 16, born Greenstone Greymouth

Mother M M Cain, 69 Tasman Street, Nelson was the informant of the birth.

(69 Tasman St, Nelson was the property of Mrs Sissy Liddicoat, Nurse in the NZPO Directory)

It appears that Winifred was brought up by Norman and Elizabeth Hammond as their own daughter.
She was also always known in the family as Ethel.1,2


She was the daughter of Norman Charles Hammond and Elizabeth Cain.

Winifred Edna Hammond married James Walter Brasell in 1932 at Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand .3

As of 1932,her married name was Brasell.

Winifred Edna Hammond was also known as Ethel Brasell Was known in the family always as Ethel.





Ethel was present on the 1938 Electoral Roll Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand , in the household of James Walter Brasell.

BRASELL James Walter, Brittan Terrace, Lyttelton, fisherman
BRASELL Winifred Edna, 3 Brittan Terrace, Lyttelton, married.4



Ethel was listed as a beneficiary in Elizabeth Hammond's will on 24 Oct 1947 at Westport, Westcoast, New Zealand ,

HAMMOND Elizabeth,
married woman, Birchfield

Elizabeth's Will was dated 14th Decemeber 1946.

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Hammond of Birchfield in the Dominion of New Zealand, Married woman : -

Maud Mona Seymour of Westport, married woman was appointed to be the sole Executrix of her will.5


Ethel was present on the 1949 Electoral Roll Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand , in the household of James Walter Brasell.

BRASELL, James Walter, 3 Brittan Tce, Lyttelton, Harbour Board Employee
BRASELL, Winifred Edna, 3 Brittan Tce, Lyttelton, Married

Also seems they may have moved around this time, as also recorded on the Grey Lynn Supp Roll
BRASELL James Walter, 67 Wainui Ave, W3, Crane driver
BRASELL Winifred Edna, 67 Wainui Ave, W3, married.6



Ethel was present on the 1954 Electoral Roll Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand , in the household of James Walter Brasell.

BRASELL James Walter, Rathgar Rd, Henderson, driver
BRASELL Winifred Edna, Rathgar Rd, Henderson, married.7



C 1955 Ethel and James were separated New Zealand
It appears that perhaps Ethel (Winifred) and James seperated around this time, as we find on further Electoral Rolls both are living in different places.



Ethel Brasell was on the 1969 Electoral Roll Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

BRASELL Winifred Edna, 264 High St, Carterton, machinist
BRASELL Yvonne Margaret, 264 High St, Carterton, typist.8



Ethel Brasell was on the 1972 Electoral Roll Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

BRASELL Winifred Edna, 264 High St North, Carterton, married.9



Ethel Brasell was on the 1978 Electoral Roll Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

BRASELL Winifred Edna, 264 High St, Carterton, married.10



Ethel Brasell was on the 1981 Electoral Roll Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

BRASELL Winifred Edna, 264 High St North, Carterton, married.11



Winifred died on 9 Mar 2003 at Brookleigh Private Hospital, Titoki Street, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 89 years, 10 months and 11 days

Winifred Edna Brassell, also known as Schiavi
Aged 89, DOB 25 April 1913 (sic)
Born Nelson
Home Address: Brookleigh Private Hospital, Titoki Street, Masterton
She was a Retired Machine Embroider

Parents: Anna Maria Schiavi MS Bolzoni & Carlo Paolo Cisero Schiavi.

Married to James Walter Brassell, when aged 19 at Timaru, now Widow.

Living children: Daughter aged 68.1,12



Ethel's cause of death on 9 Mar 2003 was from Orthostatic Pneumonia 1 week
General Physical Debility and Immobility 6 months
Severe Osteoarthritis Years.



Ethel was cremated on 11 Mar 2003 at Clareville Cemetery, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

No records showing on the Online Database for Clareville Cemetery, ashes may have been scattered by family instead of a plot.



Winifred and James had 1 known child still living. Would love to make contact with family.

Family: Winifred Edna Hammond and James Walter Brasell

Adoptive father*Norman Charles Hammond (1889 - 30 Sep 1957)
Adoptive mother*Elizabeth Cain (17 Oct 1884 - 4 Oct 1947)
MotherMona Maude Cain (15 Jul 1896 - 14 Jan 1980)

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, 1913 NZ Online Database: 1913/ 18282 Under Cain - Mother Maud Mona. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1932 Folio No 2908.
  4. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1938 NZ Electoral Roll - Canterbury Lytteltonl - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  5. [S40] Probate NZ, Westport Court, Probate No 1183, Will, Filed 24 Oct 1947, Housed at National Archives New Zealand.
  6. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1949-1951 Electoral Roll, Lyttelton as well as Grey Lynn Supplemenatry Roll.
  7. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1954 Electoral Roll, Rodney Supplementary Roll - via Ancestry.co.uk.
  8. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1969 Electoral Roll, Wairarapa - via Ancestry.co.uk.
  9. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1972 Electoral Roll, Wairarapa - via Ancestry.co.uk.
  10. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1978 Electoral Roll, Wairarapa - via Ancestry.co.uk.
  11. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1981 Electoral Roll, Wairarapa - via Ancestry.co.uk.
  12. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 2003 NZ Online database: 2003/5116 - DOB 25 April 1913.