John Ridd Newton1

#6533, (September 1907-8 August 1985)
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Birth*SEP 1907 John Ridd Newton was born in SEP 1907 at Invercargill, Otago, South Island, New Zealand.2 
Marriage*1928 He married Evelyn Thelma Douglas, daughter of William Henry Douglas and Caroline Ellen Towersey, in 1928 at North Island, New Zealand.3 
Death*8 AUG 1985 John Ridd Newton died on 8 AUG 1985 at Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, aged 77.1 
Burial*11 AUG 1985 He was buried on 11 AUG 1985 at North Shore Memorial Park, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.1 
Employment*JUN 1942 He was employed as Barman.4 
Residence*1957 He and Evelyn Thelma Douglas lived at 16 Newhaven Terrace, Mairangi Bay, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.5 


Evelyn Thelma Douglas b. 24 Aug 1904, d. 5 Aug 1990
Last Edited16 Mar 2017


  1. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees,, # 171836736. death & burial. North Shore Memorial Park, Auckland, NZ. both John Ridd, Thtelma Evelyn & dau Carol Laura & husband.
  2. [S120] New Zealand Registers, birth index, John Rid Newton, Invercargill, NZ, Jul-Sep 1907, fn 4296.
  3. [S29] Email from, from Ron Stretton of NZ, a descendant; 20/7/2010.
  4. [S120] New Zealand Registers, NZ WW2 Ballot Lists, 1942, Auckland.
  5. [S120] New Zealand Registers, Auckland Electoral Register, 1957, p 212, Waitemata.
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