Joseph Flood
(Cir 1810-)
William Haydn Flood
(Abt 1830-1908)


Family Links

1. Mary Ann Turner
2. Ann Catherine Juliette Groube

William Haydn Flood

  • Born: Abt 1830
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Turner on 12 May 1856 in St Pauls, Bedminster, Bristol, Avon England
  • Marriage (2): Ann Catherine Juliette Groube on 5 Sep 1865 in New Zealand
  • Died: 17 Jul 1908, Benevolent Home, Ohiro Rd, Wellington, New Zealand aged about 78

  General Notes:

William Hadyn Flood was an organist from 1855 - 1862 in St Mary, Redcliffe, England. St Mary Redcliffe is a large Anglican parish church located in the Redcliffe district of the English port city of Bristol, close to the city centre.

The Bristol Mercury (Bristol, England), Saturday, May 17, 1856.
May 12, at St. Paul's Church, Bedminster, by the Rev. F. R. Marillier, Mr. William Haydn Flood, organist of St. Mary, Redcliff, 5th son of Mr. Joseph Flood, Honiton, to Mary Ann, 2nd daughter of Mr. William Turner , of this city.

Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, 15 June 1865.
Mr. W. Haydn FLOOD of Canterbury,
being for a few days staying in Nelson, is
prepared to TUNE and REGULATE PIANOS.
Orders left at Mr. STANTON'S will receive attention.

Daily Southern Cross (Auckland, N.Z.), 8 August 1866.
Teacher of the Organ, Harmonium, Pianoforte,
Singing, &c.,
Begs to announce that a CHORAL CLASS will
be held in St. Paul's School-room on THURS-
DAY EVENINGS, at 7 o'clock.
Subscriptions : Gentlemen, 10s. per quarter:
Ladies, 5s. per quarter.
Conductor, Mr. W. HAYDN FLOOD.

Poverty Bay Herald, 9 April 1884, Page 2.
Mr. Haydn Flood, who has now settled in Gisborne, has been appointed organist of Holy Trinity Church. He invites the choir to meet him to-morrow evening.

Poverty Bay Herald, 26 November 1884, Page 3.
In the matter of "The Bankruptcy Act, 1883."
NOTICE is hereby given that the Superior Court has by order appointed FRIDAY the 12th day of December, 1884, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon, as the time, and in McFarlane's Hall, situate in the Borough of Gisbourne, as the place for holding a Public Sitting of the said Court, for the examination of the following Bankrupts: -
WILLIAM HAYDN FLOOD, of Gisborne, Music Teacher.
Dated at Gisborne, this 25th day of November, 1884.
CHARLES D. BENNETT, Deputy Assignee in Bankruptcy.
HUGH J. FINN, Assignee's Solicitor.

RootsWeb: NZ-HAWKES-BAY-N-POVERTY-BAY-L Fw: HBH 14 April 1885
William Haydn FLOOD - Failing to provide for his wife and 4 of his children under the age of 14 years. Defendant did not appear Wed 15 April 1885 ... ~babznz/hb1885b.html - 106k -

Poverty Bay Herald, 14 January 1885, Page 3.
In the matter of "The Bankruptcy Act. 1883."
Notice is herby given that the Superior Court of Bankruptcy, holden at Gisbourne, has by Order dated the 12th day of December, 1884, closed the following Bankruptcies, namely: -
The Bankruptcy of WILLIAM HADYN FLOOD, of Gisborne, Music Teacher.
Dated this 13th day of January, 1885.
(Signed) O. D. BENNETT, Deputy Assignee.
H. J. FINN, Assignee's Solicitor.

Evening Post, 18 July 1908, Page 5.
Mr William Haydn Flood, who had a varied career, died in the Benevolent Home, Ohiro Road, yesterday morning at the age of 78 years. Deceased, in his younger days, was an organist and was well-known in the Hawkes Bay district, where he travelled as a teacher of music. The military career of Mr. Flood goes back into history. He served in the First Life Guards, and was present at the funeral of the late Iron Duke of Wellington. He also saw service in New Zealand. It is said that he served with the Wanganui cavalry in the Maori war.

Taranaki Herald, 22 July 1908, Page 4.
There died at the Ohira Home, Wellington, the other day, at the age of 78 years, an old Maori war veteran, Mr William Haydn Flood, who was at one time a resident of New Plymouth. He was organist at St. Mary's Church, for a while. He was a First Life Guardsman and witnessed the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.

Wanganui Herald, 23 July 1908.
Mr William Haydn Flood, who died in the Ohiro Home, Wellington, at the age of 78 years, was an old Maori war veteran, having served in the Wanganui Cavalry. The deceased who was an able musician practised as a music teacher in Napier many years ago. He was a First Life-guardsman and witnessed the funeral of the Duke of Wellington. In 1867 he was appointed conductor of the Wanganui Choral Society, and was also for a time organist of Christ Church, Wanganui.

  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Professor Of Music.

connection. My connection to Darrell J. Waight
is as follows:

Darrell Waight is friends with someone who in the Cotter family who married into the Tait family . . .
Stella Tait (c1880) married Edwin Flood (1879)
His father was William Flood (c1830) who married Ann Groube (1829)
Her father was Rev Horatio Groube (1814) & he also had George Groube (1847)
He had Edith Groube (1880) who married Percy Howe (1866)
His father was Robert Howe (1833)
His father was Frederick Howe (1805)
His father was James Howe (1777)
His father was George Howe (1741) & he also had Sarah Howe (1775)
She had Alexander Moss (1811)
She had James Moss (1846)
He had Laura Kershaw Waldock or Moss (1864)
She had Winthrop Larkinson (1889)
He had Dulcie Larkinson (1926) who married Colin Davies (1925)
They had me- Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

William married Mary Ann Turner, daughter of William Turner and Unknown, on 12 May 1856 in St Pauls, Bedminster, Bristol, Avon England. (Mary Ann Turner was born circa 1845.)

William next married Ann Catherine Juliette Groube, daughter of Reverend Horatio Groube and Julia Lever, on 5 Sep 1865 in New Zealand. (Ann Catherine Juliette Groube was born on 13 Nov 1839 in Broadwinsor, Dorset England, died in 1923 in New Zealand and was buried on 5 May 1923 in Terrace End Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

Certificate: (0858).


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