Book, Le Geyt Family Bible

Production date
1840
Current rights
Public Domain

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The Le Geyt Family Bible.

(a) The Bible has the title, Sainte Bible qui Contient Le Vieus et Le Nouveau Testament. It was produced in Paris in 1840. The first and second pages contain handwritten notes about the Le Geyt family history.

With the Bible is a conservation envelope containing information about the family and a photograph of John Philip Le Geyt.

(b) Newspaper cutting regarding the marriage between Arnold W E Stewart and Nellie Maude Le Geyt.

(c) Newspaper cutting - In Memoriam Jack.

(d) Newspaper cutting - In Memoriam Croxton.

(e) Newspaper cutting - In Memoriam James A Young.

(f) Newspaper cutting - In Memoriam James A Young.

(g) Newspaper cutting - In Memoriam Esther Kitt, Jessie Nicholls and Ann Jeffcoat.

(h) Newspaper cutting - In Memoriam Holder

(i) Newspaper cutting - Marriage Watson - Le Geyt.

(j) 2d stamp - Hobart, Tasmania.

(k) A lock of hair belonging to an unidentified person.

(l) New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Napier Reinforcements ribbon.

(m) Children's cut out picture of a young boy with flowers.

(n) A pressed fern leaf.
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed and handwritten on paper. Leather hard cover.
Measurements
Height x Width: 245 x 160mm
Height x Width: 120 x 55mm
Height x Width: 120 x 55mm
Height x Width: 120 x 55mm
Height x Width: 120 x 55mm
Height x Width: 190 x 55mm
Height x Width: 40 x 55mm
Height x Width: 40 x 55mm
Height x Width: 40 x 55mm
Height x Width: 40 x 40mm
Length: 25mm
Height x Width: 120 x 40mm
Height x Width: 150 x 60mm
Height x Width: 115 x 70mm
Signature/Inscription
Mr J Le Geyt Western Spit, Napier New Zealand Hawke’s Bay North Island., Inscription, Handwritten
Written in the Bible is the following family information:
Mr J Le Geyt Western Spit, Napier New Zealand Hawke’s Bay North Island.
Nellie Le Geyt Western Spit Napier Hawke’s Bay.
My dear mother dide ( sic ) died on the 3 of June 1864. Arrived in New Zealand on 5 of January 1875 by the ship Clarence in 1875.
John George Le Geyet (sic) born on the 25 of June 1865 ….
Alice Ann Le Geyet (sic) born on the 11 of May 1868 St Clements.
Henlena Louiza Le Geyet (sic) born on the 19 of May 1870 St Clements.
Louisa Ada Le Geyt Born on the 24 of October 1872 St Clements.
John P Le Geyt born on the 4 June 1839.
Abraham William Le Geyt
Alice Ann Le Geyt dide (sic) died on the 17, born on the 16 of January1875.
John Phillip Le Geyt born on the 4th of June 1839.
Ann Elizabeth Horman born on the 27th of February 1843.
John George Le Geyt born on the 25th of June 1865.
Alice Ann Le Geyt born on the 11th of May 1868.
Helena Louisa Le Geyt born on the 19th of May 1870.
Louisa Ada Le Geyt born on the 24th of October 1872.
Abraham William Le Geyt born on the 16th of February 1875.
Charles Horman Le Geyt born on the 3rd of August 1877 at Napier, New Zealand.
Ann Le Geyt born on the … (piece torn off) May 1868. Died on the 17th January in 1875.
Alice Ann Le Geyt dide (died) on the 25 of May 1882.
Alice Ann Le Geyt born on 23 of December 1879.
Ada Alice Le Geyt born on 1 August 1882.
William Henry Le Geyt born on the 12 of January 1885.
Nellie Maude Le Geyt born on the 12 August 1887., Inscription
Subject period
Subject date
1840
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m69/48
Credit line
gifted by Mrs J McCarthy
Other number(s)
m69/48, 12677, 64077

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