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Timaru Public Cemetery South Canterbury
(Old Cemetery )

Baird
David Baird Agnes also daughter
Agnes Jane Baird  died 28 November 1974
Minnie wife of  David Baird died 2 March 1948 a patient suffer at rest
Husband David Baird died 25 October 1951
Angus Gray Baird wife of James Baird died 10 August 1976 aged 74
Her daughter Thelma Margerie Baird died 1 August 1934 aged 9
Also her husband James Baird died 9 December 1978 aged 80

Barrar
son  Ernest Robert Barrar at Kimberley South Africa Died 14 May 1901 aged 22 and 10 months
Daughter  Lillian Mabel Barrar died 1898 aged 17 years 6 months
Mary Catherine wife of James Barbar of Fountain Hill Dublin died at Timaru 17 May 1905 aged 61
James Barrar  died 29 may 1922 aged 88
daughter Julia Barrar died October 1906 aged 22
George Barrar died 13 September 1926 aged 77

Bell
Robert Bell died London 24 August 1937 His wife Mary Bell died at Christchurch 2 September 1943 Their daughter Marguerite Eileen died Timaru 5 March 1899
Their grand daughter Shirley Muriel Bell at Ashburton 5 February 1917
Caroline Bell Wife of H R Bell died 29 October 1913 aged 69 also husband Hamilton R Bell died 30 August 1923

Berry
George Lawson Berry died 25 August 1906 aged 68
Elizabeth Hilda Berry 6 February 1886 aged 4
Emma Berry died 10 January 1908 aged 62
Dorothy Berry daughter if G & A Berry died 12 April 1940 aged 33
George Berry husband of Annie Berry 2 December 1942 aged 73
Also wife Martha Ann died 15 July 1969 aged 88
Daniel Berry died 11 October 1908
Leslie Berry died 15 August 1911
Henry Berry died 24 September 1937 aged 80
Also wife Eva Berry died 25 July 1940 aged 63
Allan  H Berry died 15 october 1921 aged 18
Walter husband of Lavina Berry died 13 May 1936 aged 63 also wife
Lavina Berry died 5 January 1970 aged 90
Marion Berry
Hanna Berry 1849 1936
Mary Ann wife of Albert Berry died 21 November 1937 aged 74
Albert husband of Mary A Berry died 14 February 1941 aged 76

Blatch
Florence Mildred Blatch died 14 December 1943 aged 43 Wife of  George Richard Blatch
Chisholm Elizabeth Catherine Chisholm 26 July 1881-28 August 1973
Alexander Gunn Keddie   11 August 1873 17August 1976
David  Chisholm husband of Elizabeth Chisholm Born at Timaru 14 July 1876 died 2 February 1927 aged 50

Collins
Elizabeth Collins died 30 August 1850-27 January 1905 aged 61
Mary M
Tregoning died 5 February 1865 aged 28 also Bennett J Tregoning died 17 July 1889 aged 27 Interred in Invercargil  cemetery
Edward Collins died 25 May 1867 aged 27 interred in Rosstown cemetery
Thomas B Collins died 18 February 1908 aged 52
Michael Collins husband of Margret Collins died 8 August aged 60 also Margaret Collins 22 july 1927 aged 87
William Collins native to Poplar London died 17 April 1893 aged 43 Alice Collins died 22 February  1909 aged 54
Mary daughter of Andrew and Margaret Collins died 13 march 1904 aged 23 also Margaret wife of A Collins died 5 May 1925 aged 67
Also son Patrick Leo husband of Margaret Collins died 11 June 1933
Andrew Collins died20 July 1939 aged 82
John Collins county Kerry Ireland 29 August 1921
aged 82
Bridget J Collins 12 November 1941 aged 68
Also husband Michael Joseph Collins died 30 September 1945 aged 78
William Thomas Collins died 9 May 1940 aged 73
Also wife Florence Annie Collins died 16 July 1948aged 73
Olive Sylvia Collins 2 April 1923 aged 21
Eric Martyn Collins died 21 June 1945 aged 41
Margaret Collins died 6 April 1949
Mary Collins died 7 September 1956 and her husband Geoff Collins

Thomas & Mary
Hardwick and Florence Collins
Crawford
Maggie Ritchie Crawford wife of Alexander Crawford Died 29 june 1889 aged 39
Norman Crawford killed in action at Gallipoli 8 May 1915 aged 20
Margaret Richie Maimie wife of Stanley Veron Parsonson died at Motueka Nelson  22 october 1916 aged 27
Alexander Crawford 6 may 1930
Annie Marie Crawford wife and mother died 11 June 1938 aged 74
Dunn
Georgina Christie wife of John Dunn died 28 October 1924 aged 64
Also Francis Alexander Dunn killed in France 30 October 1918 aged 25
Andrew John Dunn husband of Elizabeth Ann Dunn died 20 October 1958 buried 22 October 1958 aged 82
Wife Elizabeth Ann Dunn died 11 June 1964 aged 88
John Shaw Dunn aged 23
Marion Louise Maud Dunn wife of Frank Dunn died 28 February 1924 aged 64
John Spencer Dunn husband of Ailsa died 24 November 1929 aged 73
Also Ailsa Dunn died 5 April 1979 aged 74
Baby Dunn
Richard E Dunn aged 86
Also Sarah Jane Dunn died 11 September 1937 aged 71
Frederick James Dunn died 31 January 1950 aged 81
Annie Elizabeth Dunn  24 August 1934 aged 65

Farr
? Farr late of Tipperary Ireland died 13 January 1878

Harris
George Harris husband of Fanny Harris Died 22 March 1935
Also Fanny Harris died 28 July 1953
Richard Harris died July 1919 age 79
Also  Caroline died 12 April 1926 aged 87
Reuben Harris died 9 October 9 October 1925 Smithfield Freezing Works aged 38
Thomas Scott died December 1914 aged 34
Sarah Utah daughter of Thomas and Thora Harris
Died 10 June 1907 aged 31
Thora Annie Harris accidentally killed 26 may 1915 aged 65
Thomas Harris died 25 August 1927 aged 83
Ellen Ada wife of Thomas Harris died 17 December 1934 aged 57
Sarah wife of Richard Harris died 18 June  1911 aged 53
Also Richard Harris ded 28 November 1931 aged 80

Holme
James Holme died 5 December 1921 also daughter Agnes Lawrence
Hosking
Catherine Hosking Kity) (wife of John Henry Hosking aged 53  died 2 May 1946 buried  4 May 1946
daughter Mary Teresa Hosking died 2 May 1946 buried 4 May 1946
Betty Irene Hosking wife of William Joseph Hosking mother of  died Tony Kevin Sharyn Brian Beverly & Louis 3 September 1984 buried  6 September 1984

Johns
Albert George Johns husband of Clara A Johns Died 31 May 1942 aged 82
 Also wife Clara Amelia Johns died 25 August 1942 aged 89

Low
Alexander Low died 10  ? 1903 aged 31
Lindsay
Jean Lindsay died 22 September 1939
Also husband Alexander Lindsay 21 September 1946 aged 83
Also their son Gordon Andrew Lindsay died 22 July 1970 aged 82
Ada Henrietta Lindsay wife of William Stewart died 30 April 1904
William Stewart Lindsay died 28 June 1924 aged 75
Helen Christina Minna Lindsay died 7 February 1891 aged 9
Page
John Franklin Page died 4 may 1893 aged 30  Rangitata  Island
Ethel Page died 14 March 1891 aged 13 months Rangitata  Island
Inglis Page died 15 October 1951
Mills
Anthony Mills husband of Jane Mills died 5 December 1903 age 63
Bertha Mills wife of David Mills died 29 ? 1926 aged 57
Also mother father & Henry
Ritchie
William Traill Ritchie died 22 May 1940
Flying Officer D G A Richie died 28 November 1944
Dorothy Cecil Richie died 28 November 1942
Susan E S daughter of Alexander & Elizabeth Ritchie died 27 April 1879 aged 6 months
Also Elizabeth  Kelson wife of Alexander Ritchie died 2 August 1884 aged 33
Margaret J Ritchie died Timaru aged 7 August 1909  aged 45
William Ritchie died 6 August 1935 also wife Georgina Croal Ritchie died Lowerstott England
Also daughter Isabel Croal Ritchie died 15 February 1919
Alice McLure Ritchie died 26 September 1940 aged 65
Mother Rebecca died 20 October 1940
Also son George Fluery Ritchie died 8 January 1965
Sister Alice May died 24 October 1961
Also Margaret Isitt died 21 June 1978

Stevens
Eliza Jean died 16 January 1979 at Timaru wife of Lawrence Clifford  Stevens mother of Donald June Alan
Amelia (Peggy)  daughter of P G & A Stevens died July 1914 aged 5
Amelia wife of P Stevens 6 December 1950
Also Preston Stevens husband died 3 September 1959 aged 70
Also E L Thomas 7/1938 Cant. Reg. died 1 August 1954 aged 60

Watts
George Watts wife of Ada Watts died 2 June 1920Age 68
Also Ada Watts 24 July 1926 aged 68
Roy Douglas Watts husband of Gladys Margaret Watts Accidentally drowned 3 August 1937

Wood 
Cecil Walthden Wood 21 june 1965 aged 91
Also wife Edith Susan Wood died 21 October 1970 Aged 92

Young
Barbara Ellen wife of Thomas Young 26 march 1938
 Also Thomas husband died 4 April 1939
James Young died 21 January 1927 aged 86
Also wife Grace died 25 October 1928 aged 87
William  Young husband of Mary Young died 15 June 1937 aged 58
Bessie wife of  David Young died 1 June 1928 aged 63
David Young died 6 April 1932 aged 68
Eleanor Maril? Young wife of T D young died 1 June 1926
Also Thomas Dempster Young died 20 April 1930 aged 73
William Stark Young died 27 February 1961 aged81
Also wife Jeanette Young died 18 July 1984
Also son Billy Young 5 September 1920 aged 7 years
John Young died 16 September 1930
Also wife Isabel Louise Young died 24 November 1953

Timaru New Cemetery
Bell
James Richard husband of Mary Bell Morven 26 February 1934 aged 64
Also Mary wife of the above died Waimate 26 January
1957 aged 87
Also William Irving died Timaru 18 November 1926 aged 20
Also William Oliver Bell son of Mary & James died
19 December 1962

Margaret
Eddington wife of Harry Eddington daughter of James & Mary Bell died 27 May 1980 aged76

Robert Bell husband of Mary Bell died 27 July 1942 aged 63
Mary wife & mother 2 October 1955 aged 88

William Bell also Amelia Bell

William James Bell died 11 April 1948 aged 63
Also sister Margaret Ann Elizabeth Bell died 18 November 1967 aged 78


Booth
Alfred Booth died 21 May 1930 aged 53

Currie
Matilda wife of Thomas Currie
Died 28 July 1921 aged 69
Also husband Thomas Currie died 17 June 1931 aged 89
Also son Thomas Currie died 16 November 1931 aged 45

Samuel Currie husband of Jane Currie died 3 September 1893 aged 55
Also wife Jane died 21 September 1900 aged 56

Son and daughter of the late Thomas and Matilda Currie
Thomas Currie 1889-1931
Jean Currie 1876-1973

Davidson

Frederick R Davidson died 4 December 1935 aged 55
Evaline E Davidson died May 27 may 1943 aged 63

David Davidson died 15 May 1928 aged 71Late of Friockheim Furthshire Scotland  Also Ann Davidson died 28 April 1948 aged 86
Private Arthur Davidson killed in action 26 September 1916 aged 22
Lance Corp. Mark Davidson killed 8 October 1918 aged 22

Frederick Davidson 26 September 1952 aged 66Also wife Johanna Davidson 28 August 1956 aged 66

Charles Davidson died 26 march 1950 aged 62

Winifred William Davidson died 16 October 1926 aged 49 Wife of Minnie Kate Davidson died 12 November 1963 Aged 83

Christina wife of J Davidson died 28 November 1915
Aged 68
Also John Davidson died 20 December 1920 aged 69

Robert Paul Davidson infant son of Marie Lindsay died
12 July 1958 aged 5 weeks

Fleming
Ernest Richardson Fleming died 3 October 1962 aged 64
Vucetich Also wife Annie Donnett died 29 September 1966
  Also Jessie Vucetich died 23 May 1977 aged 69
  Peter Pebbles Vucetich died 14 may 1931 aged 51
  Also his wife Margaret Gibbs Vucetich died 20 May 1931
  Aged 65
Their daughter Inez Margherita died 21 October 1939 aged 22

Guy
William Edward Guy died 21 March 1924
At residence Limestone Valley Albury Mt Cook district

John husband of Elizabeth Guy died 9 September 1930 aged 70
Elizabeth Guy died 26 September 1959 aged 89
Rex Guy aged 3 years 6month


Harris
Nathaniel Harris died 2 march 1913 aged 71
  His mother 27 August 1905 aged 88
  His wife Sarah Ann Harris died 3 August 1923 aged 79

  James Harris died 22 September 1917 aged76
  Also Catherine died 4 July 1937 aged 91

Elizabeth Sims Harris wife of Thomas Harris died 4 April 1880
Thomas Harris died 21 July 1880
Grandson John Thomas Scott 8 August 1858- 29 July 1864
Interned Dunedin

Heath
Margaret Heath wife of Caleb L Maslin
  Died 6 October 1917 aged 24

  James Garfield Heath died 16 April 1947 aged 47
 
Elizabeth wife of Charles Heath died 30 September 1926 aged 70

Ben James Heath died 27 December 1947 aged 56

Florence wife of Thomas Heath died 23 July 1942 aged 70
Also Thomas husband died 22 February 1951 aged 77

Haig
Alfred John Haig husband of Elsie May Harkness died 29 August 1941 aged 23

Hobbs
William Alfred husband of Margaret Hobbs died 12 August 1903 aged 66
Also Margaret died 21 November 1924 aged 82
Also Annie Hawks died 14 May 1947 aged 79

OlivIa Hobbs died 11 October 1887 aged 67
Also James Alan Hobbs son died 17 November 1883
Aged 31

Elizabeth wife of George Hobbs died 6 July 1953 aged 78
Also George Justus Hobbs husband died 2 December 1961 aged 78

John William (Jack) Hobbs son of J B & A Hobbs accidentally drowned 2 January 1927 aged 14
Also John Burton Hobbs husband of Annie
Also Annie Rebecca Hobbs wife died 6 July 1963
Pte. JB Hobbs 5th Contingent died 26 March 1955 aged79

Mills
Agnes Johnston Mills died 3 February 1962 aged 66

McBeath
Andrew McBeath died 14 may 1929 aged 87
Also wife Maria McBeath died 2 September 1891 aged 76 Andrew Campbell McBeath died November 1947 aged 57
Also wife Catherine died 18 September 1970 aged 75

  John McBeath born Caithness Scotland 22 April 1837
  Died 7 march 1915 aged 78
Also wife Mary McBeath born Worksop England died Timaru
29 October 1924 aged 78
Also youngest son killed in action in France 27 September 1916 age 33

Andrew Campbell McBeath died May 1947 aged 57
Also wife Catherine aged 18 September 1970 aged 75

Agnes Gidley McBeath 1903-1946
Daniel Jensen McBeath 1897- 1963

McCullock
Mary Ann McCullock

  Sarah wife of W J McCullock died 2 May 1891 aged 55
  Also WJ McCullock died 2 October 1905 aged 69

Munteath
Mary Heather Munteath on Tasman Glacier died 19 January 1930

Murdock
George 1819-1906
  George grant Murdock died 14 June 1921 aged 76
  Also wife Elizabeth died 9 January 1922 aged 76
  Also George Murdock son died 28 April 1941 aged 68

Ord
James Ord died 26 July 1917 aged 67
Also wife Mabel Barbara Ord died 12 August 1936 aged 81
Also son Percy Thomas Ord 6 September 1917 aged 33

Parsons 
Joan Cecelia eldest daughter of David & Rose Parsons died 5 April 1946 aged 21
Rose Kathleen Parsons wife died 21 May 1953 aged 82
Also husband David Isaac Parsons died 21 May 1953
Aged 56

George Parsons husband of Mary Cross died 14 April 1924
Aged 70
Also wife Mary died 31 December 1939 aged 74
Also Gladys Mary Parsons 4 December 1941


Ryder
Charles husband of Ellen Ryder at Landsbourgh Timaru
Died 1 may 1941 aged 85

Elizabeth Ryder died 2 January 1932

Julia H Ryder died 3 May 1951
Charles Ryder died 16 July 1960

John Joseph husband of Euphemia Jane Ryder
Died 3 May 1945

Scobie
John Douglas Scobie native of Thornlie Bank Glasgow
Died 31 December 1910 aged 65
Also wife Janet died 14 June 1930 aged 84

Scott
Thomas Scott died 13 August 1897 aged 23
  Susan Jane Scott died 30 January 1866 aged 18 months
 
Caroline wife of Kenneth Scott born Timaru died 24 August 1890 aged 46
Also Janet daughter of above died 24 January 1896 aged 15
At Christchurch 8 may 1891
Kenneth McLennan born Timaru died 12 February 1900 aged 71
Christina widow at Pareora died 11 January 1902 aged 73
Interned by daughter Margaret.
Margaret McLennan died 26 may 1951

Anna Scott died 1 June 1882 aged 24 also David Henry Scott infant son of Anna died 22 November 1882 aged 7 months

Lewis Scott son of John and Bridget Scott died 16 February 1912 wife Ann Adams Scott died 17 August 1936
Daughter died 27 July 1886 of Ann & James Scott
James Scott born1 February 1855 died 24 January 1915

William Scott son of John and Bridget Scott Lyalldale died 4 December 1921 aged 81
Also B Scott died 23 July 1957 aged 99
Marcellus Scott son of John & Bridgett lost at sea 3 June 1944 aged 48
Also Nora daughter of John & Bridgett Scott died 25 November 1969 aged 75

Adam Arthur Scott died 8 march 1922 aged 62

Leo Austin Scott died 1 December 1976 aged 79
Also wife Margaret cremated 21 September 1978 aged 70
David Scott died 11 December 1941 aged 2 months

George Scott 9 March 1933 aged 59
Also wife Ruby Gladys Scott died 15 June 1965 aged 74
Also son Kenneth john Wilson Scott died 28 March 1935
Aged 19
George Victor Duncan Scott died 30 September 1944 aged 30 Killed in action

Alma Jane
Laurenson eldest daughter of Mrs John Scott at Timaru died 11 June 1920 aged 21
Also John Scott husband of Jessie Taylor Scott died 12 November 1957
Jessie Grieves
Gibbs died 1 June 1974


Alexander Scott born 26 June 1865 died 11 January 1919
James Scott died 10 February 1945 aged 81
Also wife Ellen Isabella Scott died 26 July 1947 aged 67

Jane Margaret Scott daughter of JH & IA Scott died 11 February 1927 aged 26
John Henry Scott 1867-1928
Also wife Isabella Agnes 1871-1948

George L Scott died 25 July 1943

Margaret Scott Robert Scott

Annie wife of Duncan Scott died 2 October 1921 aged 76
Also husband Duncan Scott died 12 January 1928
Mary Scott died 21 July 1954
Annie Scott died 12 April 1967

Simpson
Mary Abbott Simpson died 13 August 1882 aged 39
Also John Irvine Simpson died 22 May 1905 aged 64
Ralph Bradley Simpson born Sheilds 1 January 1816 died 11 July 1884
Also Barbara wife died 1 March 1891 aged 76

Spence
Elizabeth wife of Henry Spence died 9 December 1917
Also their son Stanley Cecil Spence died 6 April 1910
Aged 4 years 6 months

William George Spence died 11 November 1950 aged 34
Mother Jeanie Gillies Spence died 1 March 1963 aged 75

William Spence died 30 July 1940
Viola Grace Spence 26 September 1959

Stevens
Amelia (Peggy) daughter of P G & A Stevens died July 1914 aged 5
Amelia wife of P Stevens 6 December 1950

Also Preston Stevens husband died 3 September 1959
Aged 70

Elizabeth Jean wife of Lawrence Clifford
Stevenson mother of Donald June & Alan
died 16 January 1979 at Timaru

Thomas
Margaret Joyce Thomas accidentally killed 28 April 1938
Aged 18
Also Alice Maude Thomas wife & mother 18 June 1971

John Thomas died 29 November 1919
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