Sarah Glanville (Ewart)

1838 - 13 Nov 1912

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Sarah Glanville (Ewart)

1838 - 13 Nov 1912
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Grave site information of Sarah Glanville (Ewart) (1838 - 13 Nov 1912) at Norsewood Cemetery in Norsewood, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand from BillionGraves
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Life Information

Sarah Glanville (Ewart)


Norsewood Cemetery

22 Odin Street
Norsewood, , Manawatu-Wanganui
New Zealand


"He Giveth His Beloved Sleep"

Headstone Description

Sarah married John Reed Glanville (1838-1902) at St Mark, Kennington Surrey on 15 April 1865. Emigrated into Canterbury 27 Oct 1870 on the 'Merope'. John was a Coachbuilder. He went into partnership with William John Stevens as Glanville & Stevens and they took over Wagstaff Holloway Works in Whateley Rd. in May 1873. They made a carriage for a gentleman with which he was so well satisfied that he took it back to England with him in June 1873.
In May 1974 they made the first four heated cab in Christchurch which could be opened or closed at will . In Jan 1877 they dissolved their partnership and John carried on.
John was Chairman of the New Brighton district householders committed in April 1902 and was on the River Board around the same time. He died at Sydney on 31 May 1902. His headstone reads 'Late Of Christchurch'

Their children:
1866 - 1933 William Ewart Glanville
. Rev Glanville died in Maryland, USA
1868 - 1868 James Gullick Glanville (3 months)
1870 - 1944 Gertrude Mary Glanville
. born Marylebone, England.
1871 - 1941 Emily Hayward Glanville
. teacher at Norsewood
1875 - 1904 Florence Jane Glanville (+ Fraser)
. born Christchurch

Woodville Examiner, 13 Nov 1912
Mrs GLANVILLE aged 73
We regret to announce the death of Mrs Glanville, relict of the late J. Reed Glanville, of Sydney and mother of Miss E. Glanville, of the Norsewood School, which occurred at Norsewood early yesterday morning. Mrs Glanville had a severe attack of influenza a few weeks ago and never regained her strength.
The deceased lady often visited Woodville and had many friends in the district. Much sympathy will be felt for Miss Glanville in her great loss.

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Life timeline of Sarah Glanville (Ewart)

Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was born in 1838
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was 2 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was 21 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was 31 years old when Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded the National Woman Suffrage Association, breaking away from the American Equal Rights Association which they had also previously founded. Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was 36 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was 51 years old when The Eiffel Tower is officially opened. The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower.
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was 55 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) was 65 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Sarah Glanville (Ewart) died on 13 Nov 1912 at the age of 74
Grave record for Sarah Glanville (Ewart) (1838 - 13 Nov 1912), BillionGraves Record 21186390 Norsewood, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand