Arthur Rutland           Phyllis Myra Wood           

              (For additional Photos, please go to: Link)


b.  5 September 1903 in Christchurch;

d. 8 November 1988 in Wakatu Lodge, Public Hospital, Nelson;

Married PHYLLIS MYRA WOOD (parents ERNEST WOOD and BEATRICE BLACK), on 16 September 1936, Nelson Baptist Church,

b. 07 June 1908 in Nelson (Grove Street); 

d. 27 January 1963 in Wakatu Lodge, Public Hospital, Nelson. 

ARTHUR GOULD RUTLAND married JOYCE RUTH WILLIAMS in 1971 in New Plymouth.  She was born 20 July 1921.  He was 66 when he remarried.


Birth Certificate: Ref - 1903/4780.  Fathers Occupation:  Land agent.  Father born in Christchurch, and 39 when ARTHUR was born (resident in Fendleton).  Mother was 42 and from Cornwall.

Marriage Certificate (when marrying PHYLLIS MYRA WOOD):  Ref - 1936/9518.  ARTHUR RUTLAND's Occupation: Motor Engineer.  Witnesses were Kenneth D Wood (Salesman) and Beatrice Wood.    ARTHUR was 33 and PHYLLIS was 28.  ARTHURS' residence was Tahunanui, while PHYLLIS' was Nelson.  ARTHURS' fathers' occupation was listed as a gardener.

Death Certificate:  Ref - 1988/24780.  Age when he died:  85.  Occupation:  Company Director.  Place of residence:  21 Iwa Road, Nelson.  Cause of Death:  Myocardial Infaction.  Aortic Steriosis.

He was buried in the same Plot as Phyllis (reference WKNG31013_A).  Buried 10 November 1988.

ARTHUR RUTLAND had his own company called 'A G Rutland &  Co Limited' on 187 Bridge Street, Nelson.  It was first incorporated on 28 July 1947, and was removed from the registers on the 29 March 1995.  Certificate of IncorporationExtract of Company Details.

His Diploma of Motorcar Running and Maintenence from the International Correspondance School HERE.

Will:  A Will is available from the Website Owner upon request.


Birth Certificate: Ref - 1908/3972.  Fathers age:  30.   Mothers age: 23.   Her fathers occupation was listed as Grocer who lived in Grove Street, Nelson.

Death Certificate:  Ref - 1963/844.  Place of residence:  Iwa Road, Nelson.  Cause of Death:  Secondary carcanoma of chest and abdomen.  Primary carcanoma of left breat (radical mastectomy 9 years prior).  Children living when she died:  M - 25, F - 24, 20, 13.  She was 54 when she died.

She was buried in the Wakapuaka cemetary, Block 31, Plot #1 013 (reference WKNG31013).  Buried 29 January 1963.

Headstone Transcriptions: "In loving memory of PHYL M RUTLAND died Jan 27th 1963.  And her husband ARTHUR G RUTLAND died Nov 8th 1988."

Will:  A Will is available from the Website Owner upon request.


i   SON (Deceased)

ii  DAUGHTER (Deceased)

iii DAUGHTER (Living)

iv DAUGHTER (Living) 

For memories of ARTHUR RUTLAND please go here.

For memories of PHYLLIS WOOD please go here.

For 3 October 1988 AGR One Stop Motorshop Newsletter, please go AGROneStopMotorshop.jpg.

Memories of Arthur written by his eldest and youngest daughters.

Go here to PHYLLIS' pen and ink drawing below in more detail.  Done when she was about 15. 


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