Giles Family
North Canterbury, New Zealand

Mary Jane Giles

b. 5 Feb 1838, Somersetshire, England; m. 2 Jul 1857, Christchurch; d. 14 Jul 1910, Oxford.

SP: Alexander Augustus Smith

b. 28 July 1832. Montrose, Scotland; d. 2 Jan 1917, Nazareth House, Christchurch.

Children:

Emily Ann Smith (1858), William John Smith (1860), Leah Smith (1862), Eliza Smith (1864), Rachel Smith (1867), Albert Smith (1869), Lily Jane Smith (1872), Annie Christina Smith (1874), Marion Grace Smith (1876), Lancelot Smith (1879).

 Lancelot (Lot) Giles

b. 16 Jan 1840, Wincanton, England; m. 29 Nov 1864, Kaiapoi; d. 1 Jan 1924.

SP (1): Margaret Marshall

b. 21 Dec 1841, Manchester, England; d. 13 Oct 1882, Kaiapoi.

SP (2): Sarah Clothier (Seymour)

b. c1832; m. 20 Jun 1883; d. 20 Aug 1921.

Children:

Eliza Jane Giles (1865), Leigh Giles (1867), Albert John Giles (1868), Obed Lancelot Giles (1870), Ader Louisa Giles (1872), Jessie Constant Giles (1873), Mary Ann Giles (1874), Martha Margaret Giles (1875), Rebecca Giles (1878), James Henry Giles (1880), Herbert George Giles (1882)

Thomas Giles

b. 21 Dec 1841, Almsford, Somersetshire, England; m. 9 Jan 1873, East Eyreton; d. 14 Jun 1918.

SP: Sarah Comyns

b. c1842, England; d. 23 Feb 1918.

Children:

Jane Rebecca Giles (1873), John Francis Giles (1875), Ada Mary Giles (1877), William Obed Giles (1879), Alfred Edward Giles (1883), Winifred Martha Giles (1884), Arthur Thomas Giles (1888), Hettie Maud Giles(1890)

Samuel Clothier Giles

b. 6 Nov 1844, Almsford, Somersetshire, England; m. c1868; d. Oct 1918, Waimate

SP: Frances Adele Brunel Fleuret

b. 27 Feb 1844, Akaroa; d. 8 Aug 1930.

Children:

Lance Lot Giles (1867), Edith Malvina Giles (1870), Eslet Ellen Mary Maude Giles (1876), Lenna Rachel Giles (1879)

Elizabeth Ann Giles

b. 14 Aug 1845, Somersetshire, England; m. 28 Nov 1861, Kaiapoi; d. 16 Jun 1919, Bennetts.

SP: Henry Peter Engelbrecht

b. 27 Feb 1840, Niedermeiser Village, Hesse Province, Germany; d. 8 Aug 1930, Christchurch.

Children:

Fanny Gertrude Engelbrecht (1863), John David Engelbrecht (1865), Martha Engelbrecht (1867), Frederick William Engelbrecht (1869), Thomas Engelbrecht (1872), George Henry Engelbrecht (1874), Rachel Engelbrecht (1879), Maria Sophia Engelbrecht (1882), Annie Elizabeth Engelbrecht (1884)

Benjamin Giles

b. 13 Jan 1948, Somersetshire, England; m. 22 Dec 1875, Eyreton; d. 5 Feb 1913, Omihi.

SP: Mary Ann Bailey

b. c1857, Norfolk, England; d. 5 May 1929, Christchurch.

Children:

George Edward Giles (1877), Elizabeth Esther Giles (1880), Robert Benjamin Giles (1882), Frederick James Giles (1885), Florence Emma Giles (1886), Samuel Thomas Giles (1889), Ashley Herbert Giles (1891), Percy Merivale Giles (1897).

Eliza Jane Giles

b. 30 Jun 1850, Somersetshire, England; m. 11 May 1870, Lyttelton; d. 11 Aug 1933, Bennetts.

SP: Robert James Reid

b. c1849, Belfast, Ireland; d. 3 Mar 1901, Bennetts.

Children:

Fanny Jane Reid (1879), Francis William Reid (1873), Mary Reid (1875), Robert James Reid (1876), James Ernest Reid (1880), Rebecca Reid (1880), Edward John Reid (1881), John Henry Reid (1884), Matilda Reid (1885), Eliza Reid (1887), Thomas Henry Reid (1889)

Martha Giles

b. 16 Feb 1853, Somersetshire, England; m. 28 Jul 1875, Auckland; d. 9 Jan 1922 Kaiapoi.

SP(1): William Alfred Carpenter

b. c1846, Cornwall, England; d. 12 Dec 1887, Wanganui.

SP (2): James Geekie Kidd

b. ?; m. 3 Jun 1893, Kaiapoi; d. c1896.

Children:

Augusta Carpenter (1874), Ernest Carpenter (1878), Ida Carpenter (1880), Amy Carpenter (1886), Janet Kidd

Ada Augusta Oriental Giles

b. 27 Nov 1855; m. 22 Dec 1875, East Eyreton; d. 31 Mar 1939, Clarkville.

SP: Charles Holland

b. 29 Aug 1856,  Nafferton, Yorkshire, England; d. 5 Nov 1895, Christchurch.

Children:

Obed Charles Holland, George Robert Holland (1877), Anne Florence Holland (1879), Amy Elizabeth Anne Holland (1881), Sarah Jane Holland (1883), Frederick John Holland (1884), Launcelot Holland, John Edward Holland (1888), Phoebe Augusta Holland (1890), Thomas Henry Holland (1892), Edith Maud Holland (1894)

Edward Giles

b. 9 Jan 1857; m. 5 Apr 1880; d. 21 Mar 1929.

SP (1): Kate Clothier

b. c1855; d. 30 Jan 1900

SP(2): Emily Heald (Harvey)

b. ?: d. c1929

Children:

Charles Edward Giles, Walter Giles, Rosetta May Giles (1884), Leonard Giles (1886), Arthur Samuel Giles, Sidney Giles, Maurice Denis Giles (1904).

John (Jack) Giles

b. 12 Jan 1859, Clarkville; m. 27 May 1876; d. 26 Apr 1909

SP: Tamson Honey Meneer

b. c1859; d. 20 Sep 1923

 Obed Giles

b. 4 Feb 1862; m.22 Sep 1887; d. 21 May 1938

SP(1): Sarah Ann Bailey

b. c1864; d. 9 Nov 1892

SP(2): Hannah Maria Salt (Hinett)

d. 26 Sep 1918; m. c1894

Children:

Otto Reginald Giles, Tryphena Harriett Giles (1889), Letty Rachel Giles (1890), Allan James Giles (1891), Lancelot Giles (1892). Laura Henrietta Giles (1894).

Launce William Ernest Giles

b. 1 Feb 1881, Kaiapoi; m. 1 Jun 1904, Christchurch; d. 7 May 1940, Christchurch

SP: Florence Jane Collins

b. 18 Feb 1885, Ohoka; d. Jul 1872, Christchurch

Children:

Emily Charlotte Dona Giles (1904), Herbert Ernest Giles (1906), Victor Rix Giles (1909), Florence Nita Giles (1912), Roy Willis Giles (1916), Veda Alice Giles (1923).

Phebe Caroline Mabel Giles

b. 23 Apr 1882, Kaiapoi Island; m. 19 Sep 1906, Clarkville; d. 15 Aug 1962, Opunake

SP: John Telfer McCandlish

b. 19 Sep 1884, Woolston; d. 7 Nov 1940, Opunake

Children:

Flora Mabel McCandlish (1909), Jean Bella McCandlish (1910), Jack Roderick McCandlish (1915), Roderick Alexander McCandlish (1918)

Hercus Herbert Reuben Giles

b. 9 Mar 1884, Kaiapoi; m. 3 Jul 1912, Hamilton; d. 23 Aug 1962

SP: May Voice

b. 13 May 1890

Children:

Max Giles (1913), Phyllis Giles (1915), Rita Giles (1918), Thelma Giles (1925), Valerie Giles (1930)

Clara Pricilla Minnie Giles

b. 11 May 1885; d. 10 Feb 1889