Charles Baetens Waud

Male, (1850 - 1918)
FatherJames Haydn Waud (1828 - 1900)
MotherRuth Farmar (1826 - 1896)
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthCharles Baetens Waud was born 16 October 1850 in Hulme (Manchester), Lancashire, England. 
INFO BIRTH CERTIFICATE. Reg Dist Chorlton, sub-dist Hulme, Lancashire. #81. Born 16 Oct 1850, 144 Great Jackson Street, Hulme; Charles Baetens, boy; father: James Haydn Waud, professor of music; mother: Ruth Waud formerly Farmer; informant James Haydn Waud, father, 144 Great Jackson Street, Hulme. Reg. 8 Nov 1850. (GBCertBirONS 1850 DecQ Chorlton XX,217). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Birth 1850 DecQ Waud, Charles Badens [sic] Chorlton XX,217, (GBCivRegInd LDS6101967). 
INFO REVIEW of Manchester musical performance mentions Baetens and Waud on same program. Possible source of name for Charles. Have citation only -- Musical World, 5 Jan 1856 34(1):10. (RIPM). 
INFO CENSUS 1861 (7 Apr1861) Charles is not enumerated with the James Haydn Waud family for the 1861 Census. He would have been 10 years old. (GBCens1861 RG9:2875 33:18-19). 
INFO CENSUS 1871 (2 Apr1871) St. Pancras Marylebone. #104. 7 High Street Chas Ward [sic], unmar, 20, Prof of Music, b. Manchester; living with brother & sis/law James & Ann Ward. (GBCens1871 LDS824590 RG10:199 13:18). 
INFO CONCERT REVIEW. Taranaki Herald [New Zealand], 4 Nov 1876. Kohler and Bent's Entertainment. Performances at the Odd Fellows' Hall Wed and Thurs evenings. "Mr. Charles Waud proved himself an excellent accompanist, and is evidently an accomplished musician." (TaranaHerDig 4 Nov 1876, p.2). 
INFO NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING. Evening Post [Wellington, NZ] 16 Nov1876, p.3. Advertising for show: Kohler and Bent's Novelty Entertainment. Sat 18 Nov. Principals: R.W.Kohler, musician; Horace Bent, comedian; Chas. Waud, pianist and solo violincellist. (EveningPosPP). 
INFO PERFORMANCE REVIEW. Evening Post [Wellington NZ] 21 Nov 1876, page 2, col.4. "Messrs. Kohler and Bent, with the material assistance of their accompanyist, Mr. Waud, gave the second of their series of entertainments last evening, in Palmer's Store, and again there was a large and highly satisfied audience. They give another performance this evening." (EveningPosPP). 
INFO CONCERT ADVERTISEMENT. North Otago Times, 3 Jan 1877. Kohler and Bent's Novelty Entertainment. . . . Mr Charles Waud, the eminent pianist and solo violincellist. Full particulars in programmes and future advertisements. ... Thursday Jan 4th Temuka, Jan 8th Waimate, Jan 9-10 Oamaru. (NoOtagoTimPP 3 Jan 1877, p.3). 
INFO NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING. North Otago Times, 1 Dec 1877 Notice of Performances Dec 7-8 1877. Masonic Hall Oamaru, R.W. Kohler, Charles Waud, and Borthwick Reid, Mr & Mrs J. L. Hall and the Gaiety Company. (NoOtagoTimPP). 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIF. Dunedin #694. 26 June 1878 at the Manse, First Church, Dunedin. Charles Waud, 27, Teacher of music, bachelor; and Harriet Gertrude Stentiford, 20, spinster. Officiating Lindsay Mackis, reg. 26 Jun 1878. Witnesses: Frederick Broadley Farmar, clerk, Dunedin, and H.W. Stentiford, Dunedin. (NZMarCert 1878). 
MarriageHe married Harriet Gertrude Stentiford, daughter of William Mugford Stentiford and Susan ...?..., 26 June 1878 in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Marriage 1878: 3393. Waud, Charles Spouse: Stentiford . (NZSGIndex5). 
INFO NEWSPAPER REVIEW. Otago Witness. 4 Jan 1879, p.19. "Pontifical high Mass was celebrated at St. Joseph's Church on Christmas Day. The Choir sang Van Bree's celebrated 1st Mass very successfully. We believe it is the first time this Mass has been sung in the Australian colonies, and Mr C. Wuad, the organist and choir-master, deserves very great credit for the manner in which it was interpreted on Wednesday." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO NEW POSITION. Otago Witness, 18 Jan 1879, p..11. "The position of conductor of the Dunedin Glee Club has been filled by Mr Charles Waud, and that of conductor of the Dunedin Choral Society by Mr G.R. West. Both gentlemen have taken a very active interest in the development of musical talent in the city, and perhaps no one is more competent to assume these positions than they are." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO NEWSPAPER REVIEW. Otago Witness. 6 Sep 1879, p.19. "At the Princess Theatre the Dunedin Amateur Operetta and Comedy Company appeared three nights last week . . .. Mr Charles Waud conducted a very efficient orchestra with his usual ability." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO NEWSPAPER REVIEW. Otago Witness 13 Sep 1879 p.18. For new organ inauguration: "Recitals in which Mr Charles Waud, organist of St. Joseph's, Dunedin took part, were also given . . .." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO NEWSPAPER REVIEW. Otago Witness 25 Oct 1879, p.12. ". . . organ recital at Mr G.R. West's organ factory . . . Mr Charles Waud, organist of St. Joseph's, also gave some selections in his usual good style. Also performaed at the Dunedin Choral Society: "The violincello solo by Mr Waud contributing greatly to its success." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO RECITAL REVIEW. Otago Witness 13 Mar 1880, p.21. "An organ recital was given by Mr Charles Waud on Saturday afternoon, on the instrument lately imported from Home by Mr G.R. West. . . . Mr Waud's ability as an organist is well known, and it is hardly necessary for us to say that he gave great satisfaction to those who were present. he plays in a finished and tasteful manner, and evidently understands the instrument thoroughly." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO INSOLVENCY. Otago Witness, 26 Jun 1880. New Insolvents: Charles Waud, of Dunedin, professor of music. --Liabilities L115 18s 4d; assets, L25. (OtagoWitPP 26 Jun 1880, p.10). 
INFO ART EXHIBITION OPENING. Otago Witness, 1 Jan 1881, p.12. "To add to the pleasure of the entertainment, some capital selections were given on the pianoforte by the leading players yesterday afternoon. Miss Jenny West and Mr Charles Waud officiated." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO CONCERT REVIEW. Otago Witness 23 Jul 1881, p.19. For a "Novelty concert Saturday afternoon . . .. Mr C. Waud gave as a 'cello solo Boccherini's delightful minuet." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO CONCERT REVIEW. North Otago Times, 10 Oct 1881, p.2. Regarding a performance at the Volunteer Hall, a contemporary said: "Of all the beautiful music I ever heard, I do not remember hearing anything so pure and perfect as that produced by Mr Charles Waud upon the violoncello. To say that he is a good accompanist is but a partial compliment: as for myself I always found it impossible to take my attention from him, so rich and beautiful was his instrumentalization." (NoOtagoTimPP). 
INFO NEWSPAPER AD. New Zealand Tablet, 2 Mar 1883, p.12. "Mr Charles Waud begs to announce that he resumed Teaching on January 11th, and that he has Vacancies for Pupils desirous of learning Singing, Piano, Violin, Violoncello, and Double Bass. For Terms, apply Ocean View, Canongate." (NZTabletPP) NOTE: similar ads 20 July 1883 and 9 Nov 1883, with residence Bowna Cottage, Moray Place. 
INFO ORGAN PERFORMANCE. New Zealand Tablet, 11 Apr 1884, p.15. "As a mark of respect to the memory of his late Royal Highness the Duke of Albany, Mr. Charles Waud performed the Dead March in Saul last Sunday, as a voluntary, on the organ in St. Joseph's Church, Dunedin . . ." (NZTabletPP). 
INFO FAREWELL CONCERT. Otago Witness, 13 Sep 1884, p.23. "On Friday of this week a farewell benefit concert is to be given to one of the most popular and best all round musicians resident amongst us. Mr Charles Waud is, to general regret, about to leave Dunedin, and all his leading professional brethern are lending their services to make his send-off a success." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULED. North Otago Times, 16 Mar 1885, p.2. "Mr Charles Waud, assisted by Miss Hetty Howard, and Messrs M'Kenzie and Denovan, will give an entertainment in the Public hall on the evening of Thursday, the 19th instant. (NoOtagoTimPP) NOTE: Hetty Howard is the stage name of the wife of Charles Waud. The paid advertising for the concert appears in the same newspaper. "Public Hall, Oamaru, Grand Concert. Thurs, Mar 19,1885. Mr Charles Waud, Piano Soloist and Violincellist, Respectfully announces a Grand Vocal and Instrumental Concert on the above date. The Performers will comprise Miss Hettie Howard (The well-known and clever elecutionist), Mr W. M'Kenzie (The Popular Baritone), Mr. A. D. Denovan (the New Zealand Kennedy) . . [and others]. " The program of the concert appears in the newspaper March 19,1885, page 3. 
INFO CONCERT REVIEW. Otago Witness, 25 Jun 1886 p.14. "The fourth of the Saturday afternoon concerts under the direction of Herr Scherek was given at St. Matthew's Schoolroom, Dunedin, on Saturday last to a crowded audience. . . . Mr. Charles Waud . . . performed on three different instruments at this concert -- viz. 'cello, harmonium, and double bass . . ." Future concert July 2 1886 to benefit St. Joseph's Cathedral, Dunedin, also noted on same page, with Charles Waud playing the 'cello. (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO CONCER LISTING. Otago Witness, 16 July 1886, p.29. Coming Events July 21, 1886 Lyceum Hall . Benefit concert. Mr. Waud included in list of performers. (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO NEWSPAPER AD. West Coast Times, 2 Jun 1887, p.3. Concert in Duke of Edinburgh Theatre [Hokitika, NZ]. " Mr. John L. Hall and his Talented Company of Artists will arrive per special steamer and appear in Hokitika on Saturday June 4. . . . Charles Waud, the Eminent Pianist and Champion Violincelloist of New Zeland, Pupil of Halle." (WCoastTimPP). 
INFO REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE. West Coast Times [Hokitika, NZ], 23 Apr 1888, p.2. Review of "H.M.S.Pinafore" at Duke of Edinburgh Theatre. " . . . never since it was opened 22 years ago has so well mounted a piece been put on the stage of the theatre. . . . Miss Hettie Howard as Buttercup is extremely good, making more of this part than we have seen any actress in New Zealand do. . . . The musical portion of the opera is under the direction of Mr Charles Waud, who performs his arduous duties in a manner that leaves nothing to be desired. The stage management has been entrusted to Miss Hettie Howard who is certainly to be complimented on the results achieved." (WCoastTimPP). 
INFO PERFORMANCE LISTING. Otago Witness 1 Mar 1894. "Australian Stage Gossip." Performers at the Melbourne Gaiety include Professor Charles Waud. (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO OPERA COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT. Otago Witness 1 Nov 189, p.41. Theatrical & Musical Notes. "The initial performance by the newly organised Dunedin School of Opera will take place at the City Hall this (Thursday evening, when Gilbert and Sullivan's popular nautical opera, "H.M.S. Pinafore," will be produced. . . . Mr Charles Waud is musical director." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO VARIETY SHOW SYNDICATE. Otago Witness. 4 Apr 1895, p.37. "A syndicate has been formed in this town [Dunedin NZ] to 'run' the City Hall during the winter months with a variety combination . . . the Tivoli Specialty Company. . . . Mr. Charles Waud has charge of an efficient orchestra. . ." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO ENTERTAINMENT NOTES. Otago Witness, 8 Oct 1896, p.39. "Northern Footlights" (news from Auckland NZ) -- "Charles Waud (pianist), well known in Dunedin, is doing well here." (OtagoWitPP). 
INFO AUCKLAND CHOIR. New Zealand Tablet. 9 Oct 1896, p.8. Diocese of Auckland. News that "Mr Charles Waud, well known in Dunedin, has been appointed conductor of the choir ..." at St. Benedict's in Auckland. (NZTabletPP). 
INFO POSITION MENTIONED. Evening Post [Wellington NZ], 17 Feb 1911, p.3. Regarding a tragic fire in Auckland in which two of his grandchildren were burned to death, Mr. Waud is mentioned: "Mrs. Porteous and Mrs Mountfield are sisters, and are daughters of Mr. Waud, well known in Auckland as musical director for the erstwhile Pollard Operatic Company, and now filling a similar position with the Plimmer-Denniston Company." (EveningPosPP). 
DeathCharles Baetens Waud died 21 November 1918 in Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand, at age 68. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE in New Zealand Herald 22 Nov 1918. Waud, d. 21 Nov at his son-in-law's residence. 68 Sackville St, Grey Lynn. Charles Baton Waud (Musician), aged 68 yrs. Private interment Sat (Nov 23) 2pm. (NZHerDeaNot LDS1438930). 
INFO CEMETERY INFO. WAND [sic], Charles Baton [sic]. 68 yr. male, d. 21 Nov 1918, serial #6755. Date of interment of body- 23 Nov 1918. Purewa Cemetery block E, Row 36, plot 039. Funeral director: J Weir & Co Ltd. 70 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland. (PurewaCem). 
INFO CEMETERY RECORD. Purewa Cemetery, Auckland. Plot E036039. Owner. Ruth Wand [sic], single plot, concrete headstone missing. Burial #67558. Charles Baton WAND [sic], buried 23 Nov 1918, age 68; residence 68 Sackville st, Grey Lynn; b. Manchester, occup: musician; cause - senile decay. Next of kin, "Mr Charles Porteous address as above" [Mr Porteous, 5 Leighton St. on previous burial]. (NZCemRec LDS6200291 E036039). 
INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE. Auckland Dist #2100. d.21 Nov 1918 at 68 Sackville St, Grey Lynn. Charles Baton Wand [sic] musician. male, age 68. Cause: valvular heart lesion- indefinite; influenza - 3 weeks. Physician Dr. P.M. Keller, 19 Nov 1918. Parents: William [sic] Wand, Ruth Wand, father: musician. Buried 23 Nov 1918 Purewa. Minister Rev. F.C. Thomas Anglican. b. Manchester England. In N.Z. 40 yrs. Married Dunedin age28 to Hettie Gertrude Stentiford, deceased. Living issue m.28; f.39,36. Informant James Weir[?] undertaker Auckland. Reg. 28 Nov 1918. (NZDeaCert 1918 #2977). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Death 1918 #2977 Wand [sic], Charles Baton [sic]. 

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Harriet Gertrude Stentiford (1858 - 1902)
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