St Johns Cemetery, Ashley Street, Rangiora
My g g g grandparents Robert (b1827, Surrey, England, m25 Dec 1845 Surrey, England d1906 Kaiapoi, NZ) and Sarah (b1827 Surrey, England d 1911, Rangiora, NZ) EVANS nee KITCHENER buried with 2 of their 15 children - their son also named Robert who died aged 29 and was married and their daughter Sarah died 1869 of burns aged 10 years.
Robert and Sarah (senior) arrived in NZ aboard the 'Cressy' 1850 with their 2 eldest children [one, the eldest, Richard is buried with his wife Georgina in this cemetery. The other, Lucy, married Benjamin Smith PAWSEY who is buried here also but she remarried twice and do not know where she is buried).
Mention of Robert and Sarah's Golden Wedding anniversary celebration
January 1896 at the Good Templar [Lodge] Hall [scroll to item:
Robert (senior) obituary: paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&srpo...