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Accession No 1802.3471
Name/Title PHOTOGRAPH; Mrs Hughie Muldrock with 'wee' Hugh
Brief Description Black and white portrait photograph of Mrs Hughie Muldrock (nee Sarah Peters) and wee Hugh.The image shows a seated woman with dark hair, wearing a dark-coloured long dress, holding a baby in a white gown on her lap. The woman has a heart-shaped locket around her neck.

Sarah's husband, Hugh Muldrock, was born in 1852 in Burnbrae in County Down, Ireland and came to New Zealand in around 1867-8. He married Sarah Peters of Carterton in 1879. Hugh was a farmer at Ngutuwera, near Waverley. As a veteran of the New Zealand Land Wars, he was granted this land.

The child in this image, Hugh James Muldrock, also became a farmer, marrying Clarice Ethel [Ethelyn] Baggarley in 1907. He died young. His siblings were:
Florence Jane, married William Smith in 1907
Clara, married Richard Harcourt Godfrey in 1903
William, killed in World War I
Frederick, died young
Ethel Maude, born 1888, married James Gray Ritchie and died in 1972
George, unmarried
Alice, unmarried and died in 1975
Victor, married Dorothea Lassan in 1919 and died in 1976
Keith, married Eleanor Shalders in 1920
Classification Print, Photographic/Documentary Artifact/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Primary Prod Period 19th century
Primary Prod Place Whanganui
Measurement Reading 13.8 x 8.9cm
Signature/Marks Mrs Hughie Muldrock / & 'wee' Hugh
7590
P/WF/95
F98
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