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Star Eileen SLADDEN (née WILLIS) (1890-1981)

Star Sladden with her daughters, Betty (standing) and Mary, at Petone in 1922.
Biographical Details

Star Eileen Sladden, née Willis (1890-1981), was the wife of Edmund Mourilyan Sladden, who was the son of Julius’ elder brother, Dilnot (1842-1906).  Star is mentioned in a letter written by her sister-in-law, Dolly, on 3rd October 1915, and in a postcard written by her mother-in-law on Christmas Day 1916.

Star Willis was born on 27th July 1890, the daughter of Stewart Henry Willis of Pelorus Sound, Marlborough, New Zealand.

Star married Edmund Mourilyan (Bob) Sladden on 22nd June 1914 at Petone.  They had three children:  Elizabeth Mabel, known as Betty (1915), Mary (1918) and Dickson Henry (1923).

Star died in 1981, aged 90, 19 years after her husband.

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