The following is a list of folk at Colville Cemetry
INDEX : COLVILLE CEMETERIES
10 ACKLANDSON Mrs - no details known; no headstone; near EVANS graves;
mother of Stephen ANTHONY of Waitete Bay.
BAKER 28. 35
28 Burial List: BAKER Felix - d 11 Aug 1944, 64yrs. Educated gentleman.
Wife buried at Buffalo cemetery, Coromandel.HS In loving memory of FELIX
BAKER ............. Sarah Mary(the rest is illegible)
53 BLECHUNDEN Edward - 44yrs, d 30 Jul 1890, worked for the Inland Revenue
Dept. Parents Elizabeth nee ANDERSON and Edward BLECHYNDEN. Birthplace
Norhamon on the river Tweed, Northumberland, England. (Different spellings
of the surname are as given)
36 BOLTON James Peter - no date or age given; from Ireland; wife was Mary
nee WHITE (sister of Fred White)No headstone.
35 BOWEN Charles - died pre-1920; arrived in NZ 1864; married daughter
of Felix BAKER. No headstone; buried below the BOLTON grave.
BRIDLE 23, 24, 26, 27, 54, 57
54 BRIDLE Alfred Charles - llyrs, d 22 Aug 1881 of burns, a week after
house /burnt down.
24 BRIDLE Charles - d 14 Dec 1915, 83yrs. Green tiled gravenext to Sarah
Bessie GOUDIE. No headstone. He wished his grave to be planted with daffodils.
26 BRIDLE George Bernard - d 3 Jun 1958, 75yrs
BRIDLE Mary - d 17 Apr 1967, 71yrs, wife of George Bernard.
BRIDLE Ruth Jane - d 6 May 1928. 18mths, daughter of above.
BRIDLE Eric - 62yrs, ashes bur 4 Sep 1987 at foot of parents' grave. He
was a Major in the Salvation Army and helped to compile this list.
HS BRIDLE. In loving memory of our dear mother MARY passed away 17 April
1967 aged 70 years. Reunited. Our dear father GEORGE BERNARD passed away
3 June 1958 aged75 years. At rest. (Separate plaque): 12734 Gnr G.B. BRIDLE,
Field Artillery, died 3 June 1958 aged 75 years. Died 3 June 1958 aged
75 yrs. 1st NZEF.
RUTH dearly beloved child of G. & M. BRIDLE. Given. Taken.
Major ERIC GEORGE BRIDLE, 23 April 1925 - 23 August 1987. At home.
27 : BRIDLE Joseph - d 12 Feb 1921, 82yrs
BRIDLE Jane Ann - d 6 May 1929, 88yrs, wife of Joseph.
BRIDLE Frederic Ernest - d 3 Aug 1940, 64yrs, husband ofLilly nee DIXON.
(Correct spelling of Frederic)
HS In loving memory of JOSEPH BRIDLE died 12 February 1921 aged 81 years;
also his beloved wife JANE ANN died 6 May 1929 aged 87 years. Forever
with the Lord.
In loving memory of FREDERICK ERNEST BRIDLE died 3 August 1940 aged 64.
61 BRUCE William - d 6 Jul 1866, c25yrs BURIAL SITE UNKNOWN
CLAYTON 29 (COCKS)
29 CLAYTON Rose May - d 16 Sep 1915, 38yrs, nee SMITH,* wife of Fred,
mother of Tommy WALKER
HS In loving memory of ROSE CLAYTON the beloved wife of F.M.Clayton, died
16 September 1915 aged 38 years. 'Saved.' Rom.10.9.
*Two babies died at birth before this time. Rose was sister to Mrs
Sarah TILLER. The Clayton family changed their name from COCKS after arrival
in New Zealand.
CURTIS 25, 31
31 CURTIS Gladys Mary - d 19 Feb 1968, 80yrs CURTIS Harry Stuart -d 29
Jul 1969, 84yrs
HS In loving memory of GLADYS MARY beloved wife of Harry Stuart CURTIS,
died 19 February 1968aged 80 years;
HARRY STUART beloved husband of Gladys Mary CURTIS, died 29 July 1969aged
84 years -beloved parents of Charlie, Ian and Sydney
25: CURTIS Allan Chester - d 3 Jun bur 6 Jun 1986, 72yrs,brother of Thomas
- sons of Chester Curtis and Hannah nee JONES
CURTIS Thomas Bindon (correct spelling) - d 26 Nov 1988. 85yrs. (Date
on headstone is wrong, should be 1988)
HS CURTIS - ALLAN CHESTER, January 1911 - June 1986. Rest in peace.
CURTIS - THOMAS BINDIN, 24 September 1903 - 26 November 1989. RIP
DIXON 27, 57
44 DONALDSON James - d 4 Nov 1902
43 DRAKE Mr - no date or age; cut his throat at Angus DENIZE's farm at
Waikawau.No headstone; third grave alongside the fence.
EVANS 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,, 39, 55, 56
2 EVANS John - d 26 Nov 1911, 84yrs. Reinterred from Goudie's Paddock
cemetery. Date on the headstone is wrong. EVANS Ester (Hester) - d 23
Feb 1917. 84yrs, wife of John. District nurse. (Buried 25 Feb)
HS In loving memory of JOHN EVANS who died 25 November 1912 aged 84 years;and
his beloved wife ESTER EVANS who died 25(sic) February 1917 aged 84 years.
55 EVANS Benjamin - lyr 7mths, d 27 Oct 1875, son of John.
56 EVANS John - d 26 Nov 1911, settler, of Cabbage Bay;later reinterred
in the new cemetery at Colville.
4 EVANS Sydney William - 1 Mar 1910, 4yrs
HS In loving memory of SYDNEY WILLIAM EVANS beloved son of William and
Maud Evans, who died 1 March 1910 aged 4yrs 9mths. 'Not gone from memory,
not gone from love, but gone to the heavenly home above.'
5 : EVANS Marion Isabella - 1897, infant daughter of Owen & Ada.EVANS
Mary Elizabeth - 7 Feb 1898No headstone but probably buried in this area.
6 EVANS Louis Reece - d 17(sic) Feb 1916, lyr. This child was the son
of Mr & Mrs MARR who both died. Mr & Mrs Evans brought him up
and considered him as their son.
HS In loving memory of LOUIS REECE EVANS beloved son of Wm and Maud EVANS,
who died 16(sic) February 1916 aged 16 months. 'Safe in the arms of Jesus
7 EVANS Benjamin Reece - died 12 Dec 1953. 45yrs (ex death cert.)
HS In loving memory of BENJAMIN REECE EVANS, 82120 2nd NZEF, who died
12 July(sic) 1953 aged 45 years. Peace.
8 BEVANS John - d 17 Nov 1932, 65yrs, husband of Kate EVANS Catherine
Mary (Kate) - d 10 Dec 1935, 64yrs
HS In loving memory of JOHN EVANS who died 17 November 1932 aged65 years;
and his beloved wife CATHERINE MARY who died 10 December 1935 aged 63
years. At rest.
23 : GOUDIE Thomas Cuthbert - d 14 Nov 1920, 79yrs. First wifewas Sarah
Ann; she is buried at O'Neill's Point cemetery,Takapuna, Auckland.
GOUDIE Bessie Sarah - d 10 Mar 1912, 44yrs; nee BRIDLE.
HS In loving memory of THOMAS CUTHBERT GOUDIE died 14 November 1920 aged
79 years. Peace perfect peace.In loving memory of SARAH BESSIE the wife
of Thomas C. GOUDIE, who died 10 March . 1912 aged 44 years. Her end was
peace in Jesus.
WHITE 36, 52
37 HOLLINSHEAD Mr - no date or age given No headstone; buried above the
57 HUNT Ada - no date or age given; nee DIXON; sister of Lilly BRIDLE.
JACKSON 21, 30
30 JACKSON Roy Montrose - d 18 Feb 1902, 8mths from whooping cough; born
23 June 1901. No headstone, except that a metal marker 'Baby JACKSON'
is with the stone heap.
21 JACKSON Clarence John - d 20 Apr 1906, 7yrs, brother of Roy,died from
blood poisoning after vaccination for the Maori Flu epidemic. Born 1899.
HS In loving memory of CLARENCE JOHN darling child of the late
J.C. andE.A. JACKSON, who died 25 August 1913 aged 7yrs 4mths. Asleep
(Statue of a child angel holding a scroll inscribed 'RUHE_-SANFT'?) (Date
as given on headstone)
JEFFCOAT 38, 39, 40, 42, 58, 59
58 JEFFCOAT Annie - " daughter of Jane and Elon Jeffcoat
59 JEFFCOAT - " child of Elon and Priscilla Jeffcoat
40 JEFFCOAT Elon - d 29 May 1906, 72yrs; from Warwick, England.First wife
Jane nee GEE was buried at (Auckland, thenreburied from foot of Bridles
hill under the direction of James ADAMS Snr.
JEFFCOAT Priscilla - d 17 Jul 1920, 83yrs (ex death certificateNee WOOD;
second wife of Elon; stepsister of his first wife Jane.
JEFFCOAT Charlotte Edith - d 23 Jul 1916, 50yrs(ex death certificate)
JEFFCOAT Marie Helen -d 1930-1, 2 days, child of Elon & Myrtle.of
holes in the heart. No headstone.
39 JEFFCOAT Alfred Edwin(sic) - d 1 Jul 1914, 42yrs
JEFFCOAT Susannah - d 19 Aug 1957; nee EVANS; wife of A.E.
HS In loving memory of ALFRED ELON(sic) JEFFCOAT passed away 2 July 1914
aged 42 years; and SUSANNAH JEFFCOAT on the 19 August 1957 aged 85 years.
45 LAWSON Charles - no date or age; was a soldier in NZ Wars
20 Burial List: LEE, son of Jim - no date or age; buried above the NAIRNGraves.
46 LOWRIE Blanche Amelia - d 3 Oct 1899
38 MacDONALD Edna Clara - d 7 Jan 1988HS 1904 1988 In loving memory of
our dear mother EDNA CLARA MacDONALD (nee JEFFCOAT) passed away 7 January
1988. Remembered forever. Home sweet home.
9 MARR Mr & Mrs - died about 1915. Near EVANS graves. Wooden fence
surround but no headstone.
47 MEREDITH Gladys Violet - d 7 Oct 1926, 24yrs. Body transferred to Auckland
after three years. (Charlie Bolton shifted her from one coffin to the
other and it was done in the middle of the night.)
NAIRN 14. 19
19 NAIRN Charles - d 7 Sep 1941, 76yrs NAIRN Margaret Elizabeth - d 14
Oct 1953, 75yrsHS In loving memory of CHARLES beloved husband of Margaret
NAIRN, died 7September 1941 aged 76 years. (Separate plaque): MARGARET
the wifeof Charles NAIRN, who died on 14 October 1953. At rest.
18 NEW - male child from Matamata, beyond the WARD graves. Details not
known, and no headstone.
41 O'BLAQUE Adolph - d 1 Aug 1897, 50yrs, drowned (ex death certificate)No
headstone; buried alongside the fence, first burial in this cemetery.
2 OGILVIE Lucy Hannah - d 23 Aug 1920, 39yrs. daughter of Henry andMargaret
McKAY, granddaughter of John & Ester EVENS.
HS In loving memory of LUCY HANNAH beloved wife of Leslie S. OGILVIE,
died 23 August 1920 aged 39 years. 'Jesus said. Come unto me and I will
give you rest.'
62 OGREEZ Antonio Francis - d 10 Jan 1861 from drowning in the river at
Colville. (Ex death certificate) Presumably buried somewhere in the area.
42PIKE William - d 10 Apr 1905, 57yrs; bush cook; lived at Dolph's Gully;
hung himself in JEFFCOAT's cowshed.No headstone; second grave near the
48 REDDY Ronald James - d 23 Dec 1924, 6wks, son of Daisy and James
SMITH 29, 32
49 SPENCER William - d 15 Nov 1901, 65yrs
50 THOMAS Herbert - d 20 Feb 1906, c30yrs; seaman; body washed up at Otautu
Beach; thought to be this man.
TILLER 32, 33, 34, 29
32 TILLER Samuel John - d 12 Oct 1932, 89yrs
TILLER Alice Louisa - d 17 Jan 1964, 97yrs, wife of Sam
TILLER Elizabeth Jane - d 25 Nov 1897, 3yrs) daughter and son TILLER Ernest
- d 1 Sept 1899, infant of Sam and AliceSMITH Mrs Louisa - d 22 Apr 1904,
grandmother of the Tiller children and buried across the head of their
graves. Her husband Charles Smith is buried at Buffalo cemetery, Coromandel.
HS In loving memory of SAMUEL JOHN TILLER died 12 October 1932 aged 89;
ALICE LOUISA TILLER died 17 January 1964 aged 97.
33: TILLER Captain Josiah - d 24 Sep 1914, husband of Sarah.TILLER Beatrix
- no date or age, dau of Josiah and Sarah,buried next to her father
TILLER Sarah - died August 1896; nee PEARCENo headstone but the grave
is marked by four corner stones, next to the BOLTON plot. Sarah probably
buried elsewhere first.
WARD 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
12 WARD Matthew - d 2 Apr 1918, 55yrs (ex death certificate)
WARD Mary- d 13 Nov 1910, 8lyrs
HS In loving memory of MATTHEW beloved husband of Mary WARD, who died
2 April 1918 aged 89yrs(sic). 'We love Him because He first loved us.I
John 1 vl9. In loving memory of MARY the beloved wife of Matthew WARD
who fell asleep in Jesus 18 November 1910 aged 82 years.
13 ; WARD William - d 10 Jul 1913, 54yrs
HS In memory of WILLIAM beloved son of Matthew and Mary WARD, who
died 10 July 1913 aged 54 years.
14 WARD Matthew Edmund (Mat) - d 21 Nov 1944(sic), 83yrs
WARD Fanny - d 29 May 1961, 88ywife of Mat; nee NAIRN.
HS Sacred to the memory of MATTHEW EDMUND WARD died 21 December(sic) 1944aged
83 years. At rest.Sacred to the memory of FANNY WARD died 29 May 1961
aged 88 years. At rest.
15 WARD Robert - d 27 Jan 1983
HS In loving memory of ROBERT WARD beloved husband of Hilda, passedaway
27 January 1983 aged 71 years. Ever remembered by his family.
16WARD Thomas - d 19 Jun 1984
HS In loving memory of TOM WARD died 19 June 1984 aged 79years. At rest.
17 : WARD James - d 2 Mar 1988
HS In loving memory of JAMES WARD died 2 March 1988 aged 81years. At rest.
52 WHITE - no date, infant son of Fred and Ruby; from whooping cough
51 WILLIAMS Jimmy - no date or age
1 YOUNG Charles - d 9 Aug 1944, 31yrs, father of Ivy andBelle, Fred (whose
wife is Billy) is Marion's son.
YOUNG Marion Elizabeth - d 12 Jun 1Q66, 36yrs(buried 17 June - see title
HS In loving memory of CHARLES beloved husband of Marion YOUNG, who died
9 August 1944 aged 81.
In loving memory of MARION ELIZABETH YOUNG loved wife of the late Charles,
passed away 17(sic) June 1966 aged 86 years. At rest.
UNKNOWN 11, 22, 60
60 A young couple who died of fever - details unknown.(one is Gladys Medland-was
a strange death in Colville)
11 Burial List: A young boy from Port Charles is buried near Mrs ACKLANDSON.identity
unknown; no headstone.
22 Burial List: Two sailors, identity unknown, washed up on Shingly Beach
buried under two boulders; no headstones.