George Edward SLADDEN (1868-1921)
George Edward Sladden (1868-1921) was the nephew of Julius Sladden, being the son of Julius’ elder brother, Dilnot (1842-1906).
George Sladden was born at Christchurch on the south island of New Zealand on 7th November 1868, the second of 11 children of Dilnot and Elizabeth Sladden. By 1872 the family had moved to the Oxford district of Canterbury. He and his siblings were known collectively as “the Oxford Eleven”.
George is mentioned in the diaries of his aunt, Charlotte Hayward, and his cousin, May Sladden, when they visited from England in 1905-1906.
George did not marry. He died in 1921, aged 52,and was buried at Taita, Wellington, on 15th October 1921.