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Missing English couple

A search for a missing English couple launched on 10 December 1904 ended in the cemetery.


Friends of David and Martha Mumford were concerned after hearing nothing of them for seven years and got W P Reeves, Agent-General, London on the case. They were eventually traced to a street address in Sydenham Christchurch but it was then found that they had died and were buried in the local cemetery. The Mumfords had been in New Zealand about 40 years before their deaths.


Shown here are descriptions and other details of the missing couple.


Archives Reference: ACGO 8333 IA1/932/[44] 1905/71


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