Cleghorn Family Tree

Francis James MonkAge: 75 years18741949

Francis James Monk
Given names
Francis James
Birth 1 May 1874 45 35
Birth of a brotherJohn Andrew Monk
10 June 1876 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherBerther Charles Monk
28 July 1878 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherCharles Septimus Monk
25 July 1881 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a sisterMary Ellen Agnes Monk
15 August 1883 (Age 9 years)

Death of a brotherBerther Charles Monk
22 August 1902 (Age 28 years)
Note: Wellington, June 28.1902
MarriageJane Elsie HamiltonView this family
20 April 1904 (Age 29 years)
Address: Church of St Peter
Death of a fatherRichard James Monk
2 October 1916 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Letitia Thomson
15 March 1930 (Age 55 years)
Address: Kaikoura Hospital
Note: In hospital after breaking her hip
Death of a sisterLouisa Margaret Monk
1933 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherRichard Henry Monk
1946 (Age 71 years)

Farmer and local politician

Death 4 June 1949 (Age 75 years)
Cause of death: cerebral haemmorhage
Cemetery: Kaikoura Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 30 October 1855Wellington, New Zealand
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Family with Jane Elsie Hamilton - View this family
Marriage: 20 April 1904Kaikoura, New Zealand


Musterer - tunneller on the South Road. Bought a section at Oaro and later exchanged it for a property in the Puhi - there till 1918 when he left for Auckland. Returned to Kaikoura in 1922 when he bought 'Ludley' (next to the Golf Course). Onthe Kaikoura County Council 1904-1919 and from 1932-47. Representative on the North Canterbury Hospital Board for a number of years. Awarded the Coronation Medal in Kaikoura 1937. (see: New Zealand Roll of Honour) Great interest in trotting - an owner-trainer for many years. Won many races throughout N.Z. - at Addington in 1924 drove Nikora to win the Dominion Trotting Handicap in the record time of 4 minutes 34.5 seconds - that race the premier event forstraightout trotters in N.Z. at the time. Connected with the Kaikoura Trotting Club for many years - also with Kaikoura Athletic and Cycling Club. First President of the Kaikoura branch of Federated Farmers; member of the Kaikoura MountedRifles; patron of Kaikoura Golf and Collie Dog Club. Supporter of A. & P. association - breeder of Romney sheep - visiting judges made many favourable remarks on his stock.