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WYLLIE & TRASS
Kia ora jukarn,
If you could give us a bit more information it would help. Do you know what Iwi they are? Do you know where your parent grow up that comes from them as that would give a starting place.
Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!
wanting to find info on both these families where they originated from, i am grandaughter of geoffrey wyllie and shona trass. wanting to know bout my ancestors
I knew Shona. I used to work with her in the Railways Goods Office in New Plymouth during the 1950s. She was a very attractive girl and a very competent hockey player like her mother Hannah.Shona's grandfather Jimmy Edwin originally came from Waikanae and went to live in Motunui Waitara when he was a young lad. He was a jockey in his young days. The Edwin family lived in Waitara but I think most are now scattered around the country. I know Shona had a sister Aileen but I do not know her married name.
I did not know Shona's husband that well so I am unable to help you there.
It may pay you to visit Waitara and call on the Genealogical Office there. I know that they will try and help you as best as they can. Good luck in your search