The table below shows the people that make up the group.
|No||Last Name||First Names||Maiden Name||Relationship||Occupation||Born||Died||School Year|
|1||Valk||Burthus||Husband||Farm worker, rabbiter, railway employee|
|3||Valk||Andrew James||Child||28 Dec 1957||4 Feb 1963|
|4||Valk||Edward Burthus||Child||25 Dec 1955||1 Feb 1961|
|5||Valk||Jane||Child||14 Sep 1960||14 Sep 1965|
The table below shows any historical notes about the party group.
|Note||Date||Short Description||Note Text|
|3496||1950||Burthus Valk arrived in Bannockburn||
Burthus Valk arrived in Bannockburn in 1950. He lived and worked at Hawkesburn Station for Ron McElroy, then went to Mt Nicholas Station and worked for Phil Hunt
|3497||1954||Marriage of Mary and Burthus||
Mary worked in Stewart's store in Bannockburn in 1954. Burthus and Mary were married in the Bannockburn Methodist Church in 1954, then went to Mangawera Station as a married couple. They returned to Bannockburn in 1959 where they went to dwelling #34.
|3498||1961||Burthus Valk purchased dwelling #457.||
Mr Valk purchased dwelling #457 from Mr Campbell and the Valk family moved there from dwelling #34. Burthus worked for local shearing contractors Mr Eric Maskill and Bill Foreman. he also worked as a fruit picker and took on water race work. He also planted a small orchard of apricots and plums and built a packing shed.
|3499||c1962||Burthus worked for the railway.||
Mr Valk went to work for the railways at the Cromwell railway station. He too the place of his father in law, Ted Lawrence when he retired as a storeman.
|3500||1981||Mr Valk sold dwelling #457 to Mr Dennison.||
Burthus Valk sold dwelling #457 to William Dennison. The Valk family moved to Schoolhouse Road and rented dwelling #214 (school residence) while their new house in Domain Road, opposite dwelling #457 was built. Mr Valk was involved with the Bannockburn School Committee until the school closed in 1971. He held positions as chairman and secretary.
The table below shows a list of images related to the party group. Click on 'View Image' to display more details about the image, and to view the image.
|Image Id||Source||Date||Short Description|
|515||Miss A Parcell Collection||c1924||Mary Lawrence (Valk)||View Image|
|723||Funeral Booklet||2001||Berthus (Ben) Valk. 1927-2001||View Image|
|1790||Mrs J George - Dunedin||11 Dec 1960||Baptism certificate - Methodist Church, Bannockburn. For Jane Elizabeth Valk||View Image|