Tombstone Tuesday: Edward Rickerby, Symonds Street Cemetery

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 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 4-RIC282'

Showing the grave and tombstone of Edward Rickerby in Symonds Street Cemetery.

The tombstone reads:

In memory of Edward Rickerby who died at New Plymouth 23rd Jan 1897 aged 61 years.

Mark the perfect man and behold him upright, for the end of that man is peace

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One Response to “Tombstone Tuesday: Edward Rickerby, Symonds Street Cemetery”

  1. Very timely! Despite living in Auckland most of my life, I'd never been to Symonds Street Cemetary until a few days ago (wasn't actually quite sure where it was). I found the grave stone of Emily Keeling, 17, with a reference to being shot. Curious, I went home and researched her death (using the Digital Library!!!). My blog post about it is at


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