Cemeteries and Headstones in Otago, New Zealand


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Baker/Brooker.
Baker/Brooker.
Joseph Baker and Harriet nee Brooker. 
Located  Block 128, plot 27  Family: BAKER Joseph / BROOKER Harriet
 
Baker/Brooker.
Baker/Brooker.
Joseph and Harriett Baker's grave. 
Located  Block 128, plot 27  Family: BAKER Joseph / BROOKER Harriet
 
Baker/Rusbatch
Baker/Rusbatch
Albert, son of Joseph and Harriet Baker, and his wife Elizabeth nee Rusbatch 
Located  Block 117, plots 26/27  Family: BAKER Albert / RUSBATCH Elizabeth
 
Hay/Greaves; Hay/Richardson.
Hay/Greaves; Hay/Richardson.
William Hay Jnr, his first wife Ann nee Greaves, his second wife Catharine nee Richardson, and two of their children Agnes and George -- who died four days apart in 1883. 
Located    Family: HAY William / GREAVES Ann
Family: HAY William / RICHARDSON Catharine
 
Hay/Masterton.
Hay/Masterton.
Elspeth, d. of Elspeth and Joseph Hay, is buried in an unmarked grave where Margaret is standing. Elspeth died in August 1872 aged less than 8 months. 
Unmarked  Block 16, plot 10  Family: HAY Joseph / MASTERTON Elspeth Ingram
 
Hay/McPhail
Hay/McPhail
Henry (son of Wm Hay Jnr) and Jessie nee McPhail (sister of Sarah who married James Hay). 
Located  Block 181, plot 69  Family: HAY William / RICHARDSON Catharine
Family: HAY Henry / McPHAIL Jessie
 
Hay/McPhail.
Hay/McPhail.
Sarah McPhail, daughter of Donald and Christina (and sister of Jessie who married Henry Hay), is buried with her parents; she died in May 1960. She was the wife of Revd James Hay, son of William Jnr. 
Located  Block 15, plots 17/18  Family: HAY James / McPHAIL Sarah
Family: McPHAIL Donald / Christina
 
Hay/Richardson.
Hay/Richardson.
 
Located  Block 6, plots 1/2  Family: HAY William / GREAVES Ann
Family: HAY William / RICHARDSON Catharine
 
Hay/Shaw; Hay/Greaves; Hay/Richardson; Hay/Kinnear; Hay/Lewis.
Hay/Shaw; Hay/Greaves; Hay/Richardson; Hay/Kinnear; Hay/Lewis.
The Hay family grave; it contains 12 burials (most notably William Hay and his wife Euphemia nee Shaw and their sons William Jnr and David) and two cremations. 
Located  Block 6, plots 1/2  Family: HAY William / SHAW Euphy (Euphemia)
Family: HAY William / GREAVES Ann
Family: HAY William / RICHARDSON Catharine
Family: HAY David / KINNEAR Jane
Family: HAY Andrew / LEWIS Maria (May)
 
Hay/Shaw; Hay/Kinnear.
Hay/Shaw; Hay/Kinnear.
 
Located  Block 6, plots 1/2  Family: HAY William / SHAW Euphy (Euphemia)
Family: HAY David / KINNEAR Jane
 
Young/Shaw.
Young/Shaw.
Grave of Duncan Young and his wife Margaret nee Shaw. (Over the path and south from the Hay family grave). 
Located    Family: YOUNG Duncan / SHAW Margaret
 
Young/Shaw.
Young/Shaw.
 
Located    Family: YOUNG Duncan / SHAW Margaret
 


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Hamilton/McKissock
Hamilton/McKissock
Looking south, Laurence on George Hamilton's grave seen from the last headstone in Block 6. 
Unmarked  Block 5, plot 16  Family: HAMILTON William / KISSOCK Janet
HAMILTON George
 
Hamilton/McKissock.
Hamilton/McKissock.
Looking north, Laurence standing on probable site of grave of George Samuel Hamilton. 
Unmarked  Block 5, plot 16  Family: HAMILTON William / KISSOCK Janet
HAMILTON George
 


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Cross/Hay.
Cross/Hay.
Grave of George Cross and Jane Cross nee Hay. Both died in Dunedin, George, aged 49, on 17 February 1882 and Jane on 17 November 1886, aged 52. 
Located  Block 131, plot 33.  Family: CROSS George / HAY Jane
 
Cross/Hay.
Cross/Hay.
Nameplate 'CROSS'. There is not, and probably never was, a headstone. 
Located  Block 131, plot 33  Family: CROSS George / HAY Jane
 
Cross/Hay.
Cross/Hay.
General view of grave site. 
Located  Block 131, plot 33  Family: CROSS George / HAY Jane
 


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Coghill/Hamilton.
Coghill/Hamilton.
Reads: 'ILMO Annie Osborne nee Hamilton, beloved wife of the late Robert Coghill, Dunedin. Died 5th July 1958, aged 87 years. At rest'. Annie was the daughter of William Hamilton and his wife Janet nee (Mc)Kissock. 
Located  Block 5, Plot 168-170  Family: COGHILL Robert Brunton, Jnr / HAMILTON Annie (Osborne)
Family: HAMILTON William / KISSOCK Janet
 
Hamilton/McKissock
Hamilton/McKissock
Hamilton family grave, undefined and unmarked except for a headstone for Annie Osborne Coghill nee Hamilton. Also buried here are her parents, Janet Hamilton nee (Mc)Kissock and William Hamilton, and two unnamed children of John McIntosh and his wife Elizabeth nee Hamilton (another daughter of William and Janet). 
Unmarked  Block 5, Plots 168-170  Family: MCINTOSH John Bruce / HAMILTON Elizabeth
Family: COGHILL Robert Brunton, Jnr / HAMILTON Annie (Osborne)
Family: HAMILTON William / KISSOCK Janet
 
McIntosh/Hamilton
McIntosh/Hamilton
John Bruce McIntosh and his wife Elizabeth nee Hamilton, with a memorial to their son, William McIntosh. Elizabeth was the daughter of William Hamilton and his wife Janet nee (Mc)Kissock. 
  Block 15, Plots 301 & 302  Family: MCINTOSH John Bruce / HAMILTON Elizabeth
Family: HAMILTON William / KISSOCK Janet
 
Murphy, James
Murphy, James
Unmarked grave of James Murphy, (the right-hand half of this grave). Why James was buried in half of a grave that seems to belong to some other family, in what seems to be the RC section of the cemetery is a mystery. He died in 1918, in the influenza epidemic. His name is included on the obelisk that stands on the Murphy family grave. 
Unmarked  Block 13, Plot 11   Family: MURPHY William (Henry) / SEED Elizabeth Ellen
MURPHY James Seed (d. 15 Dec 1918)
 
Murphy, John
Murphy, John
John Murphy (d 1874), brother of William (Henry). No headstone; the base for a surname plate is visible but the plate has gone. Also buried here are John Murphy (d 1892) and William Murphy (d 1901), sons of William (Henry) Murphy and Elizabeth nee Seed. Their names are included on the obelisk on the Murphy family grave. 
Located  Block 6, Plots 9 & 10  Family: MURPHY William (Henry) / SEED Elizabeth Ellen
MURPHY John
 
Murphy/Seed.
Murphy/Seed.
Obelisk on Murphy family grave. Left-hand face reads: 'Also Sarah Ann Hamilton died 25th Jan 1952 aged 73 years.' Another daughter of William and Elizabeth Murphy. 
Located  Block 14, Plot 11-13  Family: HAMILTON William (Kissock) / MURPHY Sarah Ann
Family: MURPHY William (Henry) / SEED Elizabeth Ellen
 
Murphy/Seed.
Murphy/Seed.
Obelisk on Murphy family grave. Right-hand face reads: 'Also their children John accidentally killed 2nd Feb 1892 aged 11 years; William died 3rd Dec 1901 aged 17 years; Esther died 2nd Sept 1907 aged 14 years; James died 15 Dec 1918 aged 29 years.' 
Located  Block 14, Plot 11-13  Family: MURPHY William (Henry) / SEED Elizabeth Ellen
 
Murphy/Seed.
Murphy/Seed.
Murphy family grave, Milton. 
Located  Block 14, Plot 11-13  Family: MURPHY William (Henry) / SEED Elizabeth Ellen
 
Murphy/Seed.
Murphy/Seed.
Obelisk on Murphy family grave. Main face reads: 'ILMO William Murphy died 6th Oct 1905 [corrected to 1907] aged 73 years; also Elizabeth his beloved wife died 29th April 1924 aged 72 years; also their daughter Jeannie died 11th Sept 1945 aged 71 years.' On plinth: 'Till the day dawn / and the shadows flee away' 
Located  Block 14, Plot 11-13  Family: MURPHY William (Henry) / SEED Elizabeth Ellen
 
Robinson/Murphy
Robinson/Murphy
John Robinson and his wife Annie Maria nee Murphy. 
Located  Block 16, Plots 49 & 50  Family: ROBINSON John / MURPHY Annie Maria
Family: MURPHY William (Henry) / SEED Elizabeth Ellen
 


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Seed/Franklin
Seed/Franklin
John Seed and his wife Anne Nash nee Franklin are buried here in an unmarked grave. John is a brother of Hugh Seed and uncle of Elizabeth Ellen Murphy nee Seed. 
Not yet located    Family: SEED Hugh / GLENNY Mary