Hubert David Bettger (1873 - 1935) was born in Finchley, England the son of Alfred Bettger, a contractor's clerk and Georgina Sarah nee Ship. His mother died in 1879 aged 25. In 1881 his father married Sarah Davey.
The 1891 census shows him living at 1 Kingswood Road in London, then aged 17 years and employed as a carpenter, he came to New Zealand in his early 20s. He married Susan Frances Johnston at St Michael's Church, Christchurch on 28 November 1899 when he was aged 26 years. Witnesses to the marriage certificate were G.E.A. Burrell and L. E. Burrell of 153 Chester Street, both also photographers. He died in July 1935 aged 62.
Auckland City Libraries - Photographers Database.
Ancestry.com census 1881 and 1891
Christchurch Library - church record transcripts
Mabe Cottage, Olliviers Road, Linwood.
Photograph of an unknown wedding group.