1886 Anne Charlotte Hazelhurst

Parents Joseph & Adela Charlotte Hazelhurst

Born 29 November 1886 in Wakkerstroom. Died 31 July 1965

Known as Busy.

(The photo of the wedding is not the best quality, but alongside the groom is Big Joe and his wife)


In June 1911 Anne married John Rutherford, born 12 May 1876 in Inverness, Scotland, who died 10 June 1954.

They settled in Wakkerstroom and opened a pharmacy.

                                      At this this tea party John entertained Anne and Norma plus a guest

Children born to Anne and John Rutherford

  1. Elizabeth Mc Voy Rutherford born 21 July 1912
  2. Gordon Hazelhurst Rutherford born 31 May 1916
  3. Alexander Cairns Rutherford born 24 September 1921
Elizabeth McVoy Rutherford
Gordon Ruthford
Alexander Rutherford

1st child Elizabeth Mc Voy Rutherford 

Birthday 21 July 1912, Died 21 January 1989.   

Known as Bessie.  Never married.  Lived in Wakkerstroom her whole life, she worked in the shop owned by her cousin, Joe Hazelhurst.

2nd child Gordon Rutherford 

Birthday 31 May 1916, Died 25 December 1989.  He joined the army during the second World War

He worked at Barclays Bank.


On 4 July 1946 to Isabel Joyce (Betty) Davis born 25 April 1916 

Children born to Gordon and Isabel

  1. John Desmond Rutherford born 2 April 1947
  2. Patricia Ann Rutherford born 24 February 1950
  3. Wendy Joan Rutherford born 6 December 1952

3rd child Alexander Cairns Rutherford 

Born 24 September 1921 Died 27 September 1978.  He worked as a clerk in the mines reduction section.


Patricia Agnes Savage Born 17 September 1927 

Children born to Alexander & Patricia Rutherford

  1. David Rutherford born 5 August 1953
  2. Mary Ann Rutherford born 22 June 1960
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