Leo and Matilda courted in Cheshire according to my mother Mac Munro.They rode bicycles all through …
Leo and Matilda courted in Cheshire according to my mother Mac Munro.They rode bicycles all through that area while courting. At this stagedoesnt know whether Leo met her while living in Bangor or Lucard(Wallesey) where he was when Dun and Peg were born. They married inNeston Church Cheshire 30.6.1912, 5 children were born. 1913 - 1916 inWallesey 1921,24 &29 in NZ. May was a school teacher, Leo was a grocer.Cames to NZ in 1919 when dad was three moved to Pukemiro then Rotowaronear Huntly(Coal Mines). Started Grocers/General Store in Rotowaro.Moved to Auckland for Childrens education. Youngest Leo Eardly bron in1929 in Mt Albert Auckland. Leo started chain of grocery stores. !st wasin New North Road Kingsland another in St Heliers Called Blue and WhiteStores. Moved to Mt Eden then Parkside, St Heliers in 1932/3 Sold out toLD Nathan merged approx 1939.
Written by Doug Munro 1998