Shortland Cemetery, Thames
Deaths related to Mining Accidents & Drownings
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Year Surname Forenames Age Burial date Plot Category Further details
1871 NORTON John 20m 24/2/1871 2523 Drowning Drowned in well near Oddfellows Hall? Willoughby St
1871 KENT Henry 17 2/3/1871 2138 Drowning Drowned.
1871 GREEN George 37 31/5/1871 2064 Drowning Drowned.
1871 GROVE Alexander 7 3/6/1871 1433 Accident Killed on Tramway
1871 DANIELS Jonathan 44 7/6/1871 2064 Drowning Drowned.
1871 HALL Seymour Gilbert 38 18/7/1871 2144 Accident Killed at Tookey's Shaft
1871 DRINKWATER William 36 12/9/1871 2110 Accident Killed at ?Whau Claim
1871 DUNSTAN Thomas 47 21/9/1871 2513 Accident Killed Caledonian Mine
1871 QUIN Joseph 12 10/11/1871 1876 Drowning Drowned while bathing Kauaeranga River
1871 BATY John 34 11/11/1871 1917 Drowning Drowned while attempting to rescue Joseph Quin
1872 KEARNS Patrick 27 4/1/1872 2075 Accident Killed by a fall of rock while working on Tararu Road. (Buried without Certificate)
1872 BULL George 45 19/5/1872 2446 Accident Thrown off horse
1872 HYAMS Elizabeth 30 25/7/1872 2123 Drowning Drowned while coming from Tapu
1872 HYAMS Thomas 3 25/7/1872 2123 Drowning Drowned while coming from Tapu
1872 HYAMS Alice 3m 25/7/1872 2123 Drowning Drowned while coming from Tapu
1872 MOYLE Thomas 50 15/10/1872 2229 Accident Killed Moanatairi Creek Mine by fall of earth
1872 WEATHERBY or EVENS David ? 23/10/1872 2235 Drowning ?Unknown found drowned
1872 BIRDWOOD James 40 24/11/1872 2263 Accident Killed in United K? Assoc Shaft
1873 BROWN Rebecca 36 2/5/1873 2247 Drowning Drowned by falling into a well
1873 BROWN Sarah 14m 2/5/1873 2247 Drowning Drowned by falling into a well
1873 SIMMONS Bridget 37 1/6/1873 229 Drowning Found drowned off Shortland Wharf
1873 PILKINGTON John 46 6/6/1873 171 Accident Killed by a fall of earth All Nations Mine
1873 CLARKSON Margaret C 14 15/7/1873 169 Accident Killed by the kick of a horse, on the Tararu Road
1873 LIVY Henry 31 5/9/1873 136 Accident Killed by fall of earth in Dixon's No 1
1873 HYAM George 14 30/12/1873 - Drowning Drowned Kauaeranga River while crossing on horseback
1874 PAUL Matthew 33 25/1/1874 81 Accident Killed by collapsing of a boiler in Kurunui Battery
1874 COOK Walter Alfred 48 25/1/1874 81 Accident Killed by collapsing of a boiler in Kurunui Battery
1874 CLARKE Edwin 25 5/2/1874 2614 Accident Killed by an accident in the Bright Smile G? M/e? (goldmine?)
1874 McLEAN Thomas 64 25/4/1874 42 Accident Died in hospital from injuries received by falling down stairs ar Lusty's
1874 McAULIFFE James 27 4/5/1874 13 Accident Killed by a fall of earth in the Central Italy Mine
1874 TRAUTMAN Edmund 40 12/5/1874 11 Accident Suffocated in bad air in the Crown Prince Mine. (Reg. Gen Index has surname as TROUTMAN)
1874 KINIVAN Patrick N/R 24/11/1874 2407 Accident Found in Prince Imperial Shaft-Coroner's Warrant.(Reg Gen index has a Patrick KURWIN)
1874 PARKER Ellen 44 228/12/1874 2333 Accident Death from a fall in Waiotahi Creek
1875 FOX Robert 34 17/3/1875 2319 Accident Both legs broken by a fall of earth Queen of Beauty (Mine?), died in hospital
1875 BOOKER William 24 30/3/1875 1544 Drowning Drowned at Ohinemuri. Coroner's Warrant. (Buried without Certificate)
1875 TAVERNER George 35 13/11/1875 452 Drowning A Packer found drowned in the Kauaeranga (river) (Coroner's Warrant)
1876 SMITH Charles N/R 19/1/1876 491 Accident Crushed to death in a mine? In the Hape Creek
1876 NORTON James 41 6/2/1876 486 Drowning Drowned off the end of Grahamstown wharf while coming off Enterprise?
1876 GRIBBLE John 24 24/5/1876 454/5 Drowning Drowned whilst proceeding to Coromandel with R Polkinghorne and M Williamson
1876 POLKINHGORNE Robert 20 25/6/1876 119 Drowning Drowned whilst proceeding to Coromandel (See Entry 1009-GRIBBLE)(Coroner's Warrant)
1877 OATRIDGE Niger Howell 19 13/2/1877 381 Accident Fall of earth at Perry's. (Coroner's Warrant)
1877 McDONALD Mr? N/R 11/4/1877 118 Accident Stranger, no age given. Killed by fall at powder magazine - Police Funeral. (Coroner's Warrant)
1878 REDDISH Alfred 19 26/2/1878 2083 Drowning Fell overboard Naval Boat (Coroner's Warrant)
1878 DE THIERRY George 45 18/8/1878 727 Drowning Drowned in the Colombo (Mine?) (Or Surname THIERRY)
1878 BENNY James 37 29/8/1878 731 Drowning Drowned in the Colombo (Mine?)
1878 HURLEY George Parker 19 15/9/1878 2613 Accident Injured while pratising gymnastic
1878 THRUPP Thomas Edward 33 15/9/1878 761 Drowning Drowned in the Colombo (Mine?)
1878 McKELVIE James 36 16/10/1878 524 Accident From injuries in Queen of Beauty (mine?)
1887 UNKNOWN Unknown Male N/R 9/9/1887 18A Drowning Body found drowned at Penny's Bay
1900 PERRY Thomas 60 7/09/1900 1624? Accident Killed on Wakatere
1904 UNKNOWN Male N/R 11/03/1904 1779 Drowning Drowned in Piako River
1905 YOUNG Percy N N/R 26/08/1905 54 Drowning Drowned in Piako River
1930 BARLOW Thomas hue N/R 16/01/1930 4364 Drowning Body found in harbour