Author Archives: Mary Cowie

About Mary Cowie

lives in new zealand


I am really thrilled with my new Blog and hope you enjoy it too.   I have been Blogging now since 2007 and really enjoy all the lovely and interesting comments I receive.   Many new relatives and I have found each … Continue reading

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My new book on my Grandmother, Annie Cowie, Huikumu, New Zealand

My daugher, Cathy Fitzgerald, and myself, are delighted to announce the publication of a book about my grandmother, Annie Cowie and her wonderful paintings of the remote Huikumu area of New Zealand, from the 1890s. My Life on the Whanganui … Continue reading

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10  to  12  cups  peeled  sliced  cucumbers 6  peeled   sliced   onions 1  tablespoon   mustard   seed 4   cups   white   or   cider   vinegar 1   tablespoon   sea   salt 2   teaspoons   tumeric 1   teaspoon   celery   salt 3    cups   white   sugar Cover   cucumber   and    sliced   … Continue reading

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The MARRIAGE was solemnised 19th August 1827 at St. Mary, Lewisham, Kent, England of RACHAEL  DARBY    and       EDWARD JOSEPH HODGES I would love to hear from any descendants please email me at

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I am looking for the descendants of ANNIE ALICE COWIE  (also known as Nancy),    (daughter of Frederick Michael Cowie and his wife Alice Annie Grace), who married THOMAS WORSLEY in 1919 in Chorlton Lancashire.   Known to have one son THOMAS … Continue reading

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