Cudgegong Valley History Project

Emma Eliza RaynerAge: 6418771941

Name
Emma Eliza Rayner
Given names
Emma Eliza
Surname
Rayner
Married name
Emma Eliza Pitt
Birth 1877

Marriage of a parentHenry SingletonSarah View this family
1896 (Age 19)

MarriageSamuel PittView this family
1903 (Age 26)

Note:

RYLSTONE NEWS. (From our Correspondent.) Quite a number of Rylstone folk journeyed to Cudgegong on Wednesday to partake in the celebration of the marriage of Mr. Sam Pitt and Miss Emma Rayner, and all seemed to have a good time of it (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 27 August 1903, p. 14).

Note:

Wedding Bells. (From our Correspondent.) PITT - RAYNOR. On Wednesday, the 10th instant, a very pretty wedding took place at the Cudgegong Church of England, the contracting parties being Miss Emma Raynor, daughter of Mr. William Raynor, of Limestone, and Mr. Samuel Pitt, of ''Rosehill,'' Cudgegong. The church was tastefully decorated with evergreen and draped with colored bands, and presented quite an inviting appearance. The ceremony was announced for half past two, at which hour the bride, dressed in a beautiful costume of white silk handsomely tucked bodice, three-quarter bell sleeves, embroidered with silk, tulle veil and orange blossom, entered the Church on the arm of Mr. J. R. Atkinson, of Cullenbone, followed by her bridesmaid. Miss E. Pitt, who was prettily attired in a dress of lavender bengaline pleated, silk strappings, picture hat, silk and feather trimmings to match. The bridegroom was accompanied by his brother, Mr. Austin Pitt. After the ceremony was over the party left the Church and were liberally treated to showers of rice, etc. The wedding breakfast was held at the residence of Mrs. Pitt, and her large dining-room was fully taxed. The breakfast was sumptuously laid out, and before all had partaken there must have been fully 200 people sat down. The usual toasts were proposed and honored. The gift of the bridegroom to the bride was a handsome ivory-bound prayer book and gold bamboo bracelet, and the bridesmaid received a similar gift from the bridegroom. After the wedding breakfast the happy couple took their departure for Rylstone, en route to Katoomba and Sydney, at which place the honey-moon is to be spent. The travelling gown of the bride was a well fitting dress of fawn cloth, cream satin trimmings, black chiffon toque, and pink roses. In the evening a ball was held in honor of the event. The large dining hall was prepared and at 8 o'clock the dancers were allowed in. Over 50 couples accepted invitations. The room was nicely decorated and the floor was in excellent order. The music was supplied by Messrs. Raynor Brothers (violin and autoharp), Misses R. Morrison, J. Jennings, G. Moir and E. Pitt (piano). At 12 o'clock supper was partaken of, and after that dancing was kept merrily going till daylight, when after another repast a move was made for home. Everyone present seemed to have heartily enjoyed themselves. Mr. W. R. Jones acted as M.C. throughout the night. The following is a list of wedding presents : - Bridegroom to Bride...Ivory bound prayer book and gold bamboo bracelet. Bridegroom to Bridesmaid...Ivory bound prayer book and gold bamboo bracelet. Mother and Sisters of Bridegroom... Suspension hall lamp. Mr. Austin Pitt...Cheque. Mr. J. R. Atkinson (bestman)...Cheque. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Pitt...Egg cruet. Master's C. and W. Pitt...Pickle jar. Miss A. J. Pitt...Pair China candle sticks. Mrs. E. T. Millett...Silver butter dish Mr. and Mrs. G. Nash...Handsome clock Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Pitt...Handkerchief sacha. Mr. and Mrs. James Pitt...Pair vases Miss L. Millett...Silver serviette ring Miss A. Millett...Cut glass knife rests Mrs. Singleton...Cheque. Mr. D. Rayner...Cheque. Mr. S. Rayner...Moustache cup. Misses E. and E. Rayner...Pair vases Miss Lila Pitt...Pair China shoes. Mr. and Mrs. G. Pitt...Set of carvers. Mrs. Upham...Jam jar and honey jar Mr. and Mrs. H. Crossing...China service. Mr and Mrs D. Rayner...Silver jam dish Mr and Mrs S. E. Rayner...Silver pie jar. Mr and Mrs Rhodes...Silver butter knife and serviette rings. Mr and Mrs Cox...Silver biscuit barrell Mr W. Cox, jun. ...Silver toast rack. Misses S. and R. Cox...Silver service rings. Misses Millett and Moir...Half-dozen fruit plates and fruit dishes. Mr and Mrs G. Rayner...Silver fruit stand. Mr and Mrs J. Rhodes...Honey jar and cream jar. Mr and Mrs Jennings...Afternoon tea service Mr and Mrs P. S. Garling...Mounted photo frames. Mr and Mrs Puddicombe...Ivory butter knifes and moustache cup. Mr W. J. Hattersley...Half-dozon silver egg spoons. Mr. and Mrs. Norris...Cut glass fruit stand and cheese cover. Miss C. M. Mogg...Pair vases. Mr and Miss Reams...Silver and ruby butter dish. Mr and Mrs. Pateman...Cut glass mirror Mr and Miss Morrison...Glass flower stands. Mr H. Morrison, jun....Pair photo frames. Mr and Mrs T. Heath...Pair vases. Mr J. Connell, sen....Moustache cup. Miss R. Connell...Pair decanters. Miss J. Connell...Pair vases. Master W. Payne...Shaving cup Mr and Mrs H. Parry...Pair silver jam spoons. Mr and Mrs H. Tindale...One dozen silver tea spoons. Mr W. Brown, jun...Frosted glass glove box. Mr G. Brown...Biscuit barrel. Mr and Mrs Clarke...Glass water bottle Mr. W. Jones. Pair photo frames (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 27 August 1903, p. 14).

Note:

Wedding Bells. At the Cudgegong Church yesterday, by the Rev. Vale, of Rylstone, Mr. Samuel Pitt, of 'Rosehill,' Cudgegong, was married to Miss Emma Eliza Raynor, who was given away by her brother, Mr. Dave Raynor, and was waited on by Mrs. George Nash and Miss Pitt, sisters of the bridegroom. Mr. J. R. Atkinson acted as best man, and after the ceremony the wedding breakfast was partaken of at 'Rosehill.' Mr. and Mrs. Pitt left by the evening train for Katoomba and Sydney, amidst the congratulations of their friends (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 20 August 1903, p. 11).

Birth of a daughter
#1
Stella Pitt
1905 (Age 28)

Death of a motherSarah
August 25, 1924 (Age 47)

Marriage of a childEric Joseph CooperStella PittView this family
1929 (Age 52)

Death May 6, 1941 (Age 64)

Note:

DEATHS Mrs. S. Pitt THE death occurred in a private hospital in Mudgee on Tuesday afternoon last of Emma Eliza Pitt, aged 63 years. She was the wife of Mr. Samuel Pitt, of Kiora, Mullamuddy. Deceased was well known ind highly esteemed in this district. To the sorrowing husband and daughter, Mrs. Cooper, of Mullamuddy, our sympathy is extended. The funeral took place this morning to the Church of England portion of the Mudgee Cemetery, the Rev. A. G. Powell officiating. Arrangements were In the hands of Messrs. J. C. Swords and Son (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 8 May 1941, page 6).

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mother
herself
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step-father
mother
Marriage: 1896
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husband
herself
Marriage: 1903
3 years
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Emma Eliza Rayner, daughter of Sarah , was born in 1877 and died on May 6, 1941 at the age of 64. She married Samuel Pitt, son of Joseph Pitt and Elizabeth Smith, in 1903. He was born in 1875 and died on September 22, 1945 at the age of 70.

      Children of Emma Eliza Rayner and Samuel Pitt:

      1. Stella Pitt (19051964)
  2. Generation 2
    1. Stella Pitt, daughter of Samuel Pitt and Emma Eliza Rayner, was born in 1905 and died on July 21, 1964 at the age of 59. She married Eric Joseph Cooper in 1929. He died on April 24, 1974 in Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia.

Marriage

RYLSTONE NEWS. (From our Correspondent.) Quite a number of Rylstone folk journeyed to Cudgegong on Wednesday to partake in the celebration of the marriage of Mr. Sam Pitt and Miss Emma Rayner, and all seemed to have a good time of it (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 27 August 1903, p. 14).

Marriage

Wedding Bells. (From our Correspondent.) PITT - RAYNOR. On Wednesday, the 10th instant, a very pretty wedding took place at the Cudgegong Church of England, the contracting parties being Miss Emma Raynor, daughter of Mr. William Raynor, of Limestone, and Mr. Samuel Pitt, of ''Rosehill,'' Cudgegong. The church was tastefully decorated with evergreen and draped with colored bands, and presented quite an inviting appearance. The ceremony was announced for half past two, at which hour the bride, dressed in a beautiful costume of white silk handsomely tucked bodice, three-quarter bell sleeves, embroidered with silk, tulle veil and orange blossom, entered the Church on the arm of Mr. J. R. Atkinson, of Cullenbone, followed by her bridesmaid. Miss E. Pitt, who was prettily attired in a dress of lavender bengaline pleated, silk strappings, picture hat, silk and feather trimmings to match. The bridegroom was accompanied by his brother, Mr. Austin Pitt. After the ceremony was over the party left the Church and were liberally treated to showers of rice, etc. The wedding breakfast was held at the residence of Mrs. Pitt, and her large dining-room was fully taxed. The breakfast was sumptuously laid out, and before all had partaken there must have been fully 200 people sat down. The usual toasts were proposed and honored. The gift of the bridegroom to the bride was a handsome ivory-bound prayer book and gold bamboo bracelet, and the bridesmaid received a similar gift from the bridegroom. After the wedding breakfast the happy couple took their departure for Rylstone, en route to Katoomba and Sydney, at which place the honey-moon is to be spent. The travelling gown of the bride was a well fitting dress of fawn cloth, cream satin trimmings, black chiffon toque, and pink roses. In the evening a ball was held in honor of the event. The large dining hall was prepared and at 8 o'clock the dancers were allowed in. Over 50 couples accepted invitations. The room was nicely decorated and the floor was in excellent order. The music was supplied by Messrs. Raynor Brothers (violin and autoharp), Misses R. Morrison, J. Jennings, G. Moir and E. Pitt (piano). At 12 o'clock supper was partaken of, and after that dancing was kept merrily going till daylight, when after another repast a move was made for home. Everyone present seemed to have heartily enjoyed themselves. Mr. W. R. Jones acted as M.C. throughout the night. The following is a list of wedding presents : - Bridegroom to Bride...Ivory bound prayer book and gold bamboo bracelet. Bridegroom to Bridesmaid...Ivory bound prayer book and gold bamboo bracelet. Mother and Sisters of Bridegroom... Suspension hall lamp. Mr. Austin Pitt...Cheque. Mr. J. R. Atkinson (bestman)...Cheque. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Pitt...Egg cruet. Master's C. and W. Pitt...Pickle jar. Miss A. J. Pitt...Pair China candle sticks. Mrs. E. T. Millett...Silver butter dish Mr. and Mrs. G. Nash...Handsome clock Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Pitt...Handkerchief sacha. Mr. and Mrs. James Pitt...Pair vases Miss L. Millett...Silver serviette ring Miss A. Millett...Cut glass knife rests Mrs. Singleton...Cheque. Mr. D. Rayner...Cheque. Mr. S. Rayner...Moustache cup. Misses E. and E. Rayner...Pair vases Miss Lila Pitt...Pair China shoes. Mr. and Mrs. G. Pitt...Set of carvers. Mrs. Upham...Jam jar and honey jar Mr. and Mrs. H. Crossing...China service. Mr and Mrs D. Rayner...Silver jam dish Mr and Mrs S. E. Rayner...Silver pie jar. Mr and Mrs Rhodes...Silver butter knife and serviette rings. Mr and Mrs Cox...Silver biscuit barrell Mr W. Cox, jun. ...Silver toast rack. Misses S. and R. Cox...Silver service rings. Misses Millett and Moir...Half-dozen fruit plates and fruit dishes. Mr and Mrs G. Rayner...Silver fruit stand. Mr and Mrs J. Rhodes...Honey jar and cream jar. Mr and Mrs Jennings...Afternoon tea service Mr and Mrs P. S. Garling...Mounted photo frames. Mr and Mrs Puddicombe...Ivory butter knifes and moustache cup. Mr W. J. Hattersley...Half-dozon silver egg spoons. Mr. and Mrs. Norris...Cut glass fruit stand and cheese cover. Miss C. M. Mogg...Pair vases. Mr and Miss Reams...Silver and ruby butter dish. Mr and Mrs. Pateman...Cut glass mirror Mr and Miss Morrison...Glass flower stands. Mr H. Morrison, jun....Pair photo frames. Mr and Mrs T. Heath...Pair vases. Mr J. Connell, sen....Moustache cup. Miss R. Connell...Pair decanters. Miss J. Connell...Pair vases. Master W. Payne...Shaving cup Mr and Mrs H. Parry...Pair silver jam spoons. Mr and Mrs H. Tindale...One dozen silver tea spoons. Mr W. Brown, jun...Frosted glass glove box. Mr G. Brown...Biscuit barrel. Mr and Mrs Clarke...Glass water bottle Mr. W. Jones. Pair photo frames (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 27 August 1903, p. 14).

Marriage

Wedding Bells. At the Cudgegong Church yesterday, by the Rev. Vale, of Rylstone, Mr. Samuel Pitt, of 'Rosehill,' Cudgegong, was married to Miss Emma Eliza Raynor, who was given away by her brother, Mr. Dave Raynor, and was waited on by Mrs. George Nash and Miss Pitt, sisters of the bridegroom. Mr. J. R. Atkinson acted as best man, and after the ceremony the wedding breakfast was partaken of at 'Rosehill.' Mr. and Mrs. Pitt left by the evening train for Katoomba and Sydney, amidst the congratulations of their friends (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 20 August 1903, p. 11).

Death

DEATHS Mrs. S. Pitt THE death occurred in a private hospital in Mudgee on Tuesday afternoon last of Emma Eliza Pitt, aged 63 years. She was the wife of Mr. Samuel Pitt, of Kiora, Mullamuddy. Deceased was well known ind highly esteemed in this district. To the sorrowing husband and daughter, Mrs. Cooper, of Mullamuddy, our sympathy is extended. The funeral took place this morning to the Church of England portion of the Mudgee Cemetery, the Rev. A. G. Powell officiating. Arrangements were In the hands of Messrs. J. C. Swords and Son (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 8 May 1941, page 6).