Archive for September 2013

Tombstone Tuesday:- Hannah Matthews and Edwards Matthews, Symonds Street Cemetery

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Showing the grave and tombstone of Hannah Matthews and Edward Matthews in Symonds Street Cemetery.
The inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of Hannah Matthews beloved wife of Edward Matthews who died 1878
aged 49 years, also Edward Matthews, beloved husband of the above, who died 12th July 1896 aged 70 years.
'Thy will be done'.


 

Tombstone Tuesday:- Samuel Morrin, St Mark's Cemetery, Remuera

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'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 4-RIC307'

Showing the grave and tombstone of Samuel Morrin in St Mark's Cemetery, Remuera.
The inscription reads: In loving memory of Samuel Morrin who was born in County of Two Mountains,
Canada on the 12th August 1842 and died at Remuera Auckland on the 15th April 1886

Tombstone Tuesday:- Johanna Brophy and Hilary Brophy, Symonds Street Cemetery

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Showing the grave and tombstone of Johanna Brophy and Thomas Hilary Brophy in Symonds Street Cemetery.
The inscription reads: Of your charity pray for the repose of the soul of Johanna Brophy who departed this life 20th May 1889 aged 44 years. May she rest in peace. Also in loving remembrance of Thomas Hilary Brophy,
son of the above, who died February 18th 1878 aged 5 years. Cum Christo in pace.


 

Tombstone Tuesday: James Joseph Conway, Symonds Street Cemetery

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Showing the grave and tombstone of James Joseph Conway in the Catholic section of Symonds Street Cemetery.
The inscription reads: Erected by the Shipmasters of Auckland in memory of Captain James Joseph Conway, accidentally killed 18 March 1897 aged 50 (or 56). May he who rules the billows speed us on our way.