Thomas Joshua Pickering (1876-1913) was born in Greymouth on 8 November 1876 the son of Joshua Pickering, a gold digger and Jane Pickering nee Bramwell. He married Edith Madeline Brown at the Mission Church, Lakeside, Ellesmere on 25 April 1903. He was then employed as a photographer at Leeston. He died at Leeston on 7 January 1913.
Archives New Zealand - Christchurch branch have his probate records dated 1913.
Christchurch Public Library - church record transcripts.
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