Charles Basil Rout

11 March 1870–18 January 1964 (Age 93)
Invercargill, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand

The Life of Charles Basil

When Charles Basil Rout was born on 11 March 1870, in Invercargill, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, his father, Charles ROUT, was 31 and his mother, Catherine Bastow, was 29. He married Margaret Walker on 9 November 1899, in Invercargill, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 January 1964, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Charles Basil Rout
Margaret Walker
Marriage: 9 November 1899
Margaret Rout
Charles Rout
Leila Bastow Rout
Edith Walker Rout
Harold Mc Donald Rout
Eric Basil Rout

Spouse and Children

9 November 1899
Invercargill, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand


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Parents and Siblings

    Charles ROUT


    Catherine Bastow




    Catherine Annie Rout


    Frances Susanna Rout


    Caroline Mary Rout



    Henry Bastow Rout


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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 17

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Age 23

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 26

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Name Meaning

1 English (now chiefly East Anglia): probably a topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of rough ground, from a hypothetical Old English word rū(we)t or rūhet, derivatives of rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’. Compare Rauch . There are places called Ruffet(t) in Surrey and Sussex which are thought to have this origin.2 German: Swabian variant of Roth 1.3 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Rauth .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Charles Basil Rout, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998"
  • Charles Basil Rout, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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