Category Archives: Talbot Cowie

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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Looking for any relatives of Charles William Cowper, Annie Eliza Kelly

I am interested in hearing from any relative of Charles William Cowper and his wife Annie Eliza Kelly late of Wanganui, New Zealand.    My grandmother Annie Cowper (Mrs. Harry Talbot Cowie), was their eldest daughter. I can be contacted at    … Continue reading

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Annie’s (Cowper) Postcard sent from Melbourne to New Zealand

MASTER CHARLES TALBOT COWIE C/- W.E.Atkinson Esq., Bathwick, Preparatry School, River Bank, WANGANUI.  

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Hogan Stories and Photos

On  the old gravestone erected by Margaret Hogan after 1913,  that once stood in the Hokitika cemetery Westland, New Zealand, were recorded the deaths of T H O M A S    HOG A N  native of Birr, Kings County (now … Continue reading

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Memories of Charles Talbot Cowie, New Zealander

CHARLES TALBOT COWIE was born 14th January 1896 at Harrison Street,  Wanganui, New Zealand. Charlie was the only son of Harry Talbot Cowie and Annie Cowper.    The family lived at Huikumu near Pipiriki where they had their farm.   Dad often … Continue reading

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