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John Lawrence Mortimer
(28 Aug 1880 – 23 Mar 1920)


To aid clarity, I've deleted the numerical links, and also indented and spaced the text. I've also corrected (or at least harmonised) a couple of maiden names (in blue).


born 28 Aug 1880 St Albans Christchurch,
baptized 19 Sep 1880 S Matthew St Albans,
died 23 Mar 1920 of tuberculosis Dunedin NZ
buried 26 Mar 1920 Burwood cemetery Christchurch NZ
son of the Revd Reginald Arthur MORTIMER
 born 1851 died 02 Jul 1904 Lincolnshire
and Mary Louisa GUERITZ born c1853 Ashprington Devon
 daughter of the Revd Mamerto GUERITZ vicar Colyton Axminster Devon (1851 residing the Parsonage Cumbers)
  born c1823 Spain a British subject
  second son of José GUERITZ of San Felipé Valencia Spain
  and Antonia IPARAGHERI born c1798 Spain but a British subject
 and Anne Derby LAWRENCE born c1820 St Budeaux Devon;
married 31 Dec 1913 Christchurch S Michael, Helen Ida BURTON
 born c1892 Godmanchester Huntingdonshire
 daughter of the Revd Harry Darwin BURTON later vicar Christchurch S Michael
  born 23 May 1858 England died 17 Mar 1943 Brighton Sussex
 and Helen Philippa BAUMGARTNER
  born c1860 Gwalior India died May 1909 England


S Edmund Hall Oxford
1902 BA Oxford

S Stephen's House Oxford (founded 1876)
1903 deacon
1904 priest


31 Mar 1901 residing with his parents and many siblings Exeter
1905 assistant curate S Luke Wallsend on Tyne diocese Newcastle
1905-1908 assistant curate Fleet Hampshire diocese Winchester
1908-1910 assistant curate S Stephen Upton Park Essex diocese St Albans

1910 went out as his curate with the Revd Harry BURTON to Christchurch NZ
30 Nov 1910-1912 assistant curate Christchurch S Michael diocese Christchurch
13 Mar 1912-Dec 1914 vicar (1st ) East St Albans, later Shirley
1914-23 Mar 1920 vicar Caversham diocese Dunedin


The Revd Jose Fortescue Lawrence GUERITZ, brother of Mary Louisa GUERITZ, was a priest in the church of Scotland, Anglo-Catholic