napier earthquake death list

- PLOT - BLOCK KITSON Dennis Francis - she was given an earthquake victims grave - a hospital patient - plot purchaser was Samuel Thomas TONG (1849-1934) * Dennis Kidson, aged 7 or 8 years - Edmund married Violette May ADAMS in 1918 STEAD Irvine Thomas Mitchell, Harry aged 62 - married William George BARTLETT in 1901 Her body was taken back to Palmerston North (where she was born) by her family and buried in the family plot Name of Place 4 1.2. Quite the same Wikipedia. - daughter of Mr Herbert Walter Insull, New Plymouth - PLOT 065 - BLOCK 076 at Terrace End Cemetery Palmrston North - parents were William Henry & Catherine WELLS Cleary, Gladys Alma, (Miss) aged 25 - son of Margaret Henderson Fraser Cole, Peter Henry aged 3 Walker, Herbert aged 53 - no records found for a boy Anderson - plot purchased by Michael BEGLEY JONES Grace Brandon (Miss) BISSON Anna (Mrs) (née DONS) MacLennan, John Roderick 'Roy' aged 58 of Havelock North CARMODY Vincent De Paul PEARSON Kathleen Irene (Mrs) (née BALLARD) * Bennett, Mary Leah (Miss) of Napier aged 17 Thomas Creagh (1895-1967) RAFTER Edward Ngaio Hawke [s ay Earthquake Memorial omplex, Napier (Joanna Barnes-Wylie, Heritage New Zealand, 5 August 2020) Miranda Williamson DRAFT: Last amended 04 November 2020 Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. - PLOT 596 - BLOCK F at Hastings cemetery - daughter of George Frederick ALLOWAY (1880-1952) & Emily Jane WALKER (?-9th March 1931, buried with Ivy) Roofs caved in on buildings that had large open internal areas, such as churches, libraries and theatres. Attended St Bede’s Christchurch as TRIPNEY Annie Gordon Ogilvie (Mrs) (née OGILVIE) INSULL Helen Caroline Marjory - oldest of 9 children of Edward KITCHING of Whitechapel, London & Ann FAHY an Irish Orphan Immigrant - buried with her father - Nellie was a pupil at the Sacred Heart School in Napier. - newspaper said: aged 60 "wearing double breasted navy suit - not seen since quake" Hundreds of survivors from the 1931 Napier earthquake have shared memories over a cup of tea and scones at a community event hosted at Napier Boys High School. BROWN Gilbert PATMAN Lucy Flora (Mrs) (née HAYTER) - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier * Johnson, Jack William aged 18 Beloved Wife of Walter Barrett Of Napier Harrison, Valentine Joseph aged 18 - Jobbing Compositor of Hastings - married Catherine MEYERS in 1918 (possible 2nd marriage) Schmoll, Ernest George aged 57 * MacLean, Dorothy aged 42 The family story is that Billy forgot to take his play lunch outside and ran back to get it when the earthquake struck and the heavy school door and rubble fell on Billy and killed him. DUNN Mary Elizabeth (Mrs) (née DEVLIN) - plot purchased by his father Thomas 'George' Sydney Shackelford (his mother was May) earthquake but there are 258 names on the memorial and this unofficial number is likely to be correct POINTON Edwin (Ted) - of Warwick Road Hastings BURKIN Stephen - married Thomas BARRY in 1891, their children were: Aileen Francis Dunn, aged 7 years Thomas Tristram * Dwyer, John aged 86 McLEOD Mary Alice (Mrs) (née CASTLE) - PLOT 680 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery Stevenson, William Alexander aged 29 of Mosgiel Anderson, boy from Technical School Centred 15 km north of Napier, it lasted for two and a half minutes and had a magnitude of 7.8 Ms (7.7 Mw). In the early 'thirties the whole country was in the grip of the Depression, with many people on the East Coast of the North Island affected by falling prices for agricultural exports. - no records found .. inscription reads: ALSO Janey died 11.12.1941 aged 29 year. .. inscription reads: Only Bairn Of ... * Rae, John aged 72 - 161 in Napier - PLOT 695 - BLOCK D |. 2006). Daughter of Maurice HICKEY and Mary Anne HALPIN. The earthquake struck on the first day of school after the summer holidays. Languages. In the wake of the Christchurch earthquake, Hawkes Bay Today reporter Matthew Wright looks back at the destruction of 1931. Bartlett, Mary Hodge (nee CALDOW) of Hastings aged 48 - wife of Frederick Richard Skelton, 96 Nelson Crescent, Napier Fire broke out shortly after in the townships of Napier and Hastings destroying what the earthquake had not. * Walker, Alexander Graham aged 50 Storeman, taken to his home - of Hastings - PLOT - BLOCK IDENTIFIATION 4 1.1. Thank you so much for the work you've done here. Gondringer, Father Bernard aged 55 Catholic Priest at the Roman Catholic Seminary, Greenmeadows Hastings In 1931, New Zealand’s deadliest earthquake devastated the cities of Napier and Hastings. COUPER Phillipa Maud (Miss) - PLOT 665 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery Couper, Phillipa aged 12 - c/o Nelsons Ltd Hastings .. inscription reads: To Memory Ever Dear - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier - married Florence Ethel McGRATH in 1905 .. inscription reads: Until We Meet Again In Napier, the recently built Nurses Home collapsed, killing clerical staff and off-duty nurses who were sleeping. * Bonner, Alfred John 'Alf' aged 55 of Napier All Rights Reserved. As buildings began to disintegrate, many people fled outdoors into a lethal rain of chunks from ornate facades, parapets and cornices. - no records found HONG Young Nan He came to New Zealand in 1850 and was a non-commissioned officer in the 65th Regiment, fighting in the Waikato and Taranaki Wars. * Rhodes, Lloyd aged 15 The HMS Veronicahad just tied up in Napier’s inner harbour when the earthquake hit. JOHNSON Crawford Benjamin MACLEAN Dorothy (Miss) - of 700 Avenue Road Hastings RAE John WALKER Alexander Graham MacDonald, (Mrs) Ellen Frances aged 47, Hastings Young, Nan (Mah) Hong aged 29 Heretaunga Street, Hastings * Haynes, Jane aged 53 THOMPSON Frances Jane (Mrs) (née HALL) Arrowsmith, Margaret (nee THEILE) aged 51 BUCK Maria Teresa (Mabel) (Miss) Carmody, Vincent de Paul, Seminarist of Wanganui aged 19 Nuttall, Elsie Ella aged 19 - at Roaches, never found * Ellison, Stanley George aged 40 WOOD Sybil Florence (Miss) Mother of Mrs PEARCE, living at Petone Napier Earthquake Memorial The Hawke’s Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931 was one of New Zealand’s worst disasters. - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier * Knott, Geoffrey Cole aged 16 Also I cannot find any evidence of small children having died in their school rooms. - daughter of Albert Edward Wood & Annie BURGESS (married 1896) BICKERSTAFF Louisa Maud (Lou) (Mrs) (née BURGESS) - plot purchaser was Beatrice Cambridge Gwen worked as a cashier at Griffith's Shoe Shop in Hastings and was killed there by falling masonry in the earthquake on 03 February 1931. BLACKBURN Mary Ann/e (Mrs) (née LANE) - at Roman Catholic Seminary, Greenmeadows COLTON Edward The official death toll of the Hawke's Bay earthquake is 256, but there are 258 names on the memorial. Gwen was buried in the Havelock North Cemetery on 5 Feb 1931 LAUERSEN Mary Bosworth (Mrs) (née ROBERTSON) BOHAN Ellen (Mrs) (née SULLIVAN) - PLOT 157A - BLOCK L at Havelock North cemetery She was born Ivy Cantrill 1905 Thames Waikato, married in 1930 to William Scott. - wife of Colin Fitzpatrick Durning, James Aloysius - daughter of Francis George ROLLS & Ellen CULSHAW (married 1896) She studied at the School of Art, London, for two years and toured Great Britain and Europe on a motorcycle and side car after WWI - Minnie first married Timothy Edward Hayes in 1908 and lived at 4 Todham St., Brooklyn, Wellington until at least 1918. Dennett, George Frederick aged 37 Johnstone, Norman of Napier - no records found - buried with her 2 sons below - Headstone reads: Trilby 'Molly" beloved youngest daughter of W. & C. Wells .. inscription reads: Till The Day Breaks Napier 1931 Earthquake another list of names some with notes & bios. - had a brother Frederick Alfred John 'Fred' Goodall (1907-1940) Had Gladys Eltridge in England in 1910, arrived in Sydney on the 'Zeakandia in 1912, had Gertrude Eltridge in Victoria in 1913, had Dora (1916), Frank (1919) & Elise (1920) Eltridge in NZ May, Thomas John aged 81 of Hastings - Nurse at Napier Public Hospital WALSH, Mary Deeley 'Molly' aged 24 - plot purchaser was his father Herbert hugh Heney * Dennett, Herbert Arthur - no records found MENZIES Myra Evelyn (Miss) - Daughter of James and Mary Jenkins who immigrated from Scotland - born 1894 to James & Bridget (1862-1918) McEnery * Leverett, Rose Eileen aged 15 DENNETT George Frederick - PLOT - BLOCK - Technical School puipil The entire front of the five-storey Grand Hotel in Hastings crumbled into Heretaunga Street, claiming eight lives. Allegedly, another staff member then said to Gwen, "What about the money in the till?". - daughter of James ALLAN & Ethel Linda ROWE - Mina was POSSIBLY a sister of Gustave Troadec one of the 72 victims of the 1909 sinking of the SS PENGUIN Fifteen died at the Park Island Old Mens Home near Taradale, but a 91-year-old man was pulled alive from the rubble three days later. Jones, Grace Brandon, (Miss) aged 19 - c/o Williams and Kettle Ltd, Hastings - PLOT - BLOCK HEIGHWAY James Woodford See also. - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier Improved in 24 Hours. - PLOT 693 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery Tonkin, Horace John aged 33 at Roaches, never found * Aileen Francis Dunn, aged 7 years - PLOT 46 - BLOCK D with her parents 256 people died in the quake or its aftermath. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Cole, William Edwin Francis 'Billy aged 4 Gill, Thomes Henry aged 50 - married John St John Hindmarsh in 1919 - PLOT 621 - BLOCK E at Hastings Cemetery - son of William TAGGART & Annie SKUDDER WALKER Walter Zealand Grudnoff, Nina aged 18 of Wellwood Street Hastings The coroner recorded on her death certificate that death had occurred through collapse of a building caused by an earthquake of great severity. The * at the front of a name means they are buried in a mass grave in Hastings and their name is on the memorial. Bryson, Ruth aged 54 unmarried - PLOT 725 - BLOCK F at Hastings cemetery * Wood, Sybil FLorence aged 25 - PLOT 7 - BLOCK L at Hastings cemetery New Zealand Herald, 9 Feb 1931 SKELTON - On March 3, at Wellington Hospital, from injuries in Napier earthquake, Henry Skelton, of Taradale, Napier (65th Regiment); father of Mrs Clover, Ondhunga and Mrs Harpham, Honolulu; aged 91 years - plot purchased by William Henry Walker Cockerill, Mrs Emma Clara aged 78 In November 2005 an email from Judith Foy to another victim's website reads:"my great-grandfather, Henry SKELTON was in the 65th Regiment during the Land Wars and listed as a veteran. He came to New Zealand in the 65th Regiment and fought in the Maori War. - plot purchaser was Patrick Houlahan Hadfield@adam.com.au, A W D Evers-Swindell It relates to STEPHENSON and STEVANSON and seems there has been some mixing of the original information. - a daughter of Kenneth Joseph HARRIS (1896-1974) & Margaret Mary JOHNSON - PLOT - BLOCK Pollock, William Archibald 'Billy' aged 7 However, there are 258 names on the earthquake memorial in Napier. - plot purchased by his father Solomon Richards Symes who died 7 months later * 11,000 evacuated - storeman of Hastings Shackelford, Leonard William aged 21 of Waipawa Kitching, Thomas Henry aged 75 of Napier KYLE Leo Alphonso Napier Boy's High School's assembly hall was severely damaged, but fortunately all the boys had left the building On 5 February 1931 a total of 101 dead were buried there, including 14 unidentified remains. The Hawke’s Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931 was one of New Zealand’s worst disasters. * Rolls, Grace Ellen aged 23 - had a young family - daughter of Wilfred James ROOD & Amy Elizabeth DONALDSON MITCHELL Ruth (Sister) Farmery, Gladys Lilian, (Miss) aged 21 of Hastings - daughter of Archibald & Alicia Bryson - had a sister Daisy Ellen Taggart married William Arthur HAWKINS 1925 Married John Owen ELTRIDGE in Huntingdonshire, England in 1909. Winifred Patti (1899-1973 married Alfred Edward WALKER in 1920) Raymond (1900-1977) Ladis Maney (1904-1981 married Bertram George SPOONER in 1927) Quite the same Wikipedia. .. inscription reads: Heney, Cyril Herbert aged 14 of Hastings Sims, Percy Reginald - PLOT 673 - BLOCK D at Hastings Cemetery - at Roman Catholic Seminary, Greenmeadows Jeffaries, Elizabeth aged 74 of Taradale TAGGART William Thomas Andrew Williams, Kaye aged ? - PLOT 717 - BLOCK D at Hastings Cemetery OGILVIE Bertram Verdun PAUL Patricia (Miss) - married Kathleen Florence HICKLING in 1926 - plot purchased by his wife Florence Eugenie Brace (1871-1944) Mr Skelton's interment took place at the Karori Cemetery yesterday (6th) 1888 - 1931 Dorothy MacLean SHIRLEY John Stanley (Jack) GRANT Frederick James 1904 she was in Class IV and napier earthquake death list a non-commissioned officer in wake. So water pressure was very poor was unlikely Issue 20793 from the ashes like a phoenix to as the earthquake... 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