Uncle Lou the first child of Reuben and Rosaline Crawshaw was born on the 24.3.1903. His Father, Reuben, worked for the N Z Railways as a Guard and was transfered around various towns of the North Island and so Louis was educated at a number of schools.
Louis married Joyce Litten on the 4.5.1948 after he'd moved to Kaiwaka about 1946 as a sharemilker just down the road from Joyce's family. After their marriage they moved to their own farm at Te Arai then to the farm at Ararua. Louis retired to Kaiwaka because of bad health in 1958. Their children are: Walter, Raymond and Marion.
Louis died on the 1.3.1968.
Below: Wedding Photos with Bridesmaid Mrs M Cook and Bestman Mr Smith.
Family Photos Lou with Walter and right Lou wth Marion.