BROWN Gilbert Wells, Trilby Alice Mary 'Molly' aged 17 - plot purchased by his father Solomon Richards Symes who died 7 months later On February 3, 1931, an earthquake centred near coastal Aropaoanui, 12km north of Napier, turned Hawkes Bay into a virtual war zone. See also. - listed as dead but buried for 3 days, when rescued he saw his name in the obituary of the local paper. 1892 - 1966 Francis Sydney MacLean - 161 in Napier Kiwi now living in Australia - plot purchased by Henry Dimond - c/o Beck's Pharmacy Hastings aged 21 - PLOT 656 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery SKELTON, Henry aged 92 COLE Peter Henry * Williams, Eileen May aged 21 Nurse at Napier Hospital Nurses' Home - PLOT 713 - BLOCK D at Hastings Cemetery It relates to STEPHENSON and STEVANSON and seems there has been some mixing of the original information. BARTLE William Morley MURRAY Wilhelmina Mary (Mena) (Mrs) (née McKAY) LUNN Walter George - a daughter of Kenneth Joseph HARRIS (1896-1974) & Margaret Mary JOHNSON Stevenson, William Alexander aged 29 of Mosgiel New Zealand Herald, 9 Feb 1931 1879 - 1939 William Hayden MacLean The official death toll was 256 people who died in the magnitude 7.8 Incidentally there is also a difference in the spelling of his second given name between the list and the Headstone. Walshe, Ada May (nee OXENHAM) aged 53 This will help with further research, New Zealand Herald, 9 Feb 1931 In Hastings at least 50 people were in Roach's department store when it collapsed (it is now Westpoint Plaza); 17 died and many were seriously injured. The whole house had been lifted bodily from the foundation and left askew. Wife of Tom BARRY senr. Bader, Eric aged 15 of Nelson St, Hastings Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. - plot purchaser was Samuel Thomas TONG (1849-1934) LEANING John England While not impossible a seminarian aged 48 was unlikely. McLEOD Mary Alice (Mrs) (née CASTLE) - oldest of 9 children of Edward KITCHING of Whitechapel, London & Ann FAHY an Irish Orphan Immigrant Also I cannot find any evidence of small children having died in their school rooms. * Chapman, Mary Hannah (nee Fraser) aged 70 Gwen worked as a cashier at Griffith's Shoe Shop in Hastings and was killed there by falling masonry in the earthquake on 03 February 1931. Hundreds of survivors from the 1931 Napier earthquake have shared memories over a cup of tea and scones at a community event hosted at Napier Boys High School. I can't find a mention of any death certificate anywhere. LOVE William Charles Eldest son of Arthur & O Felicia M Graham, Raymond Stanley 'Ray' aged 18 - had a young family 256 people died in the quake or its aftermath. - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier Goodall, Annie May aged 22 of Hastings RUSS Rodney Francis Mag. DAVIDSON John Stewart She was born Ivy Cantrill 1905 Thames Waikato, married in 1930 to William Scott. WEBSTER Francis Henry - plot purchaser was his wife Francis Ethel Cook - PLOT 20 - BLOCK C at Hastings Cemetery - married Mary/May Lydia Caroline WAKELIN in 1900 Webster, Francis Henry aged 27 CAMBRIDGE: Olive Gwendoline: CAMERON: William: at Parke Island Old Men's Home: CANHAM: John Eugene: … Napier (/ ˈ n eɪ p i ər / NAY-pee-ər; Māori: Ahuriri) is a New Zealand city with a seaport, located in Hawke's Bay on the eastern coast of the North Island.The population of Napier is about 62,800 as of June 2019. earthquake but there are 258 names on the memorial and this unofficial number is likely to be correct - daughter of Percy BRANDON-JONES (1882-1920) of Swansea, Wales & Ethel Elizabeth ? KIRKPATRICK Mary Ann (Mrs) (née HICKEY) - plot purchased by her son Walter Puddle * Johnson, Jack William aged 18 Recent. BONNOR Alfred John (Alf) - married James Joseph Blackburn, arrived in NZ Sep 1875 - sister of Randal Thomas Cleary (1903-1970) - PLOT 143L - BLOCK B at the Havelock North Cemetery BRACE Herbert Henry married William Arthur HAWKINS 1925 INSULL Helen Caroline Marjory - PLOT 145A - BLOCK L of Havelock North Cemetery Dewes, Matilda 'Meta' aged 45 of Napier - of 622 Ellison Road Hastings KITSON Dennis Francis - married Mary Elizabeth BROWN in 1908 * Cuddihy, Michael aged 81 MACLENNAN John Roderick (Roy) * Wright, Percy aged 55 DWYER John - PLOT 17 - BLOCK C Kidson, Dennis Francis aged 7 of Taradale - of Greenmeadows, 17km N of Hastings 1890 - 1971 Edith Sarah MacLean * Pearson, Kathleen Irene (nee BALLARD,) aged 29 Her body was taken back to Palmerston North (where she was born) by her family and buried in the family plot Commonly referred to as the Napier Earthquake but is more correctly the Hawkes Bay Earthquake How many actually died ? * Early List (5th Feb) c/o Powdrell Brothers Market St Hastings POSTSCRIPT * Rolls, Grace Ellen aged 23 - Student at St Mary's Seminary, Greenmeadows. SEWELL Marguerite Viola (Miss) VENABLES Stanley George * Frew, Elizabeth Anna aged 8 - purchaser of both plots was Thomas Cleary WALKER Samuel Harrison, Valentine Joseph aged 18 - Jobbing Compositor of Hastings Drummond, Charles Gordon/George aged 18 - plot purchased by the Public Trust - PLOT 701 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery McLEAN Mary Hannah (May) (Miss) * Skinner, Charles aged 84 Daughter of Maurice HICKEY and Mary Anne HALPIN. - plot purchased by Gordon Spence - no records found At the age of 93 he was injured in the (Napier) earthquake and dragged out of a building. - Stanley married Annie Cecily BEALE in 1912 MEEK Thomas Greville, Jack aged 17, message boy - no records found Kee, Lim junior Farmery, Gladys Lilian, (Miss) aged 21 of Hastings JOHNSON William George (Bill) 1884 - 1951 Margaret Elizabeth MacLean * Ashwell, Cecil George aged 30 was a porter at Claredon Hotel Some of the bios below were taken from this site The official death toll was 256 people who died in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake but there are 258 names on the memorial and this unofficial number is likely to be correct * NZ Herald, 9 Feb 1931 - due to falling beam DRUMMOND Charles Gordon Anderson, boy from Technical School - at Roman Catholic Seminary, Greenmeadows On New Zealand BDM he is listed as age 7 HUNT William James - no records found The official death toll for the Hawke’s Bay earthquake is 256 (161 in Napier, 93 in Hastings, two in Wairoa). McLean, Mary Hannah aged 55 of Karamu Road, Hastings - killed when a building collapsed on her DALLISON Eleanor (Miss) Only earthquakes with … - PLOT 22 - BLOCK C at Hastings Shirley, John Stanley 'Jack' aged 21 of Napier - daughter of Albert Edward Wood & Annie BURGESS (married 1896) - plot purchaser was her father Armond Haxton - wardsmaid at isolation ward at Hospital LENIHAN Mary Josephine (Mrs) - PLOT 20 - BLOCK C at the Hastings Cemetery Death-Roll increases, 169 names to date * Blackburn, Mary Ann (Mrs) aged 85 (nee LANE) GOODALL Annie May - PLOT - BLOCK Shackelford, Leonard William aged 21 of Waipawa DENNETT George Frederick - plot purchased by his father Thomas 'George' Sydney Shackelford (his mother was May) * Davidson, John Stewart aged 44 - PLOT 717 - BLOCK D at Hastings Cemetery in 1924 to Frederick and they lived at 14 Morris St., Napier for a time. - married Catherine MEYERS in 1918 (possible 2nd marriage) HONG Young Nan COCKERILL Emma Clara (Mrs) (OSBORNE nee TURNER) A common grave for the Napier victims was dug at the Park Island cemetery. BOHAN Kathleen (Miss) OGILVIE Bertram Verdun Killed at Greenmeadows Public School:- - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier * Knott, Geoffrey Cole aged 16 - PLOT - BLOCK YOUNG Howard Vincent (Lofty) - plot purchased by the Loyal Oddfellows Lodge McKEE Mary May (Molly) (Miss) McMillan, Irvine Harold aged 13, Hastings - of Pahiatua, parents in Wairoa Symes, George Oliver aged 22 Steer, Mabel Annie aged 22 of 801 East Aubyn Street Hastings - married Stanley George Dalley in 1928 Thomas Tristram BOYD Frances Mary (Mrs) (née FOY) Orr, Susan aged 41 of Taradale HENEY Cyril Herbert * Lenihan, Mary Josephine aged 64 - eldest son of Herbert Crawford (1871-1933) & Florence May GRANT (1878-1928 married 1900) - PLOT 688 - BLOCK D - died at Mena's Ladies Outfitters Shop in Fitzroy Ave by falling masonry, with her daughter above To Live In Hearts We Leave Behind Is Not To Die Williams, Lydia Catherine 'Kate' (Miss) aged 89 Email - I see from the list of deaths resulting from the Napier Earthquake that some options are given for spelling of the surname of Joan KEDDELL. - married Thomas Patrick Walshe in 1913 The Napier earthquake by Kevin Boon, c1990; The great quake by Robert McGregor, text; Peter Hallett, contemporary photographs, 1989; Darkest days by Bruce Morris, 1987 (a chapter on the 'quake) City of the plains : a history of Hastings by M.B. * his brother, Frederick Hornby Evers-Swindell (1919-1943), Flying Officer NZ413906, was Killed on Active Service WWII at Madh Island, India NAPIER John Thomas - son of Charles FREDSBERG (1876-1947) & Elna Elizabeth JANSON (1887-1972 married 1910) * Dennis Kidson, aged 7 or 8 years Leaning, John England 'Ernest' aged 56, Bootmaker of Hastings COOK Thomas Bryson, Ruth aged 54 unmarried .. inscription reads: - PLOT - BLOCK McKENZIE John Dyer, Herbert 'Bert' aged 58 Lincoln, Eric Charles Earl aged 21, at Roaches Building, never found Tripney, Annie Gordon Ogilvie aged 30 another list of names, which differs slightly from mine (to be expected as I said above), was compiled by Faye Sherriff, Bev Wallace and Irene Lister for the Hawke's Bay Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists and released 3 Feb 2016 BOHAN Ellen (Mrs) (née SULLIVAN) (possibly also Hunt) Ogden, Henry aged 35 CRADOCK Christina (Mrs) (née GRANT) She 'married' (de facto?) New Zealand Herald, 9 Feb 1931 RATTRAY Alexander Edward The Napier City Council has released its "separation list" of earthquake-prone assessments that confirms four buildings are "quake prone" and two dozen listed as "potentially" prone. O'MALLEY Rita Gwendoline (Mrs) (née MATTHEWS) Share this: © 1999-2019 FamilyTreeCircles.com. In 1931, New Zealand’s deadliest earthquake devastated the cities of Napier and Hastings. Walker, Herbert aged 53 - daughter of George THORNE-GEORGE & Tottie Hyde PHILIPS In some buildings the internal floors pulled free of the swaying walls, collapsing inward in a jumble of girders, wood and plaster Arrowsmith, Margaret (nee THEILE) aged 51 Improved in 24 Hours. - no records found Attended St Bede’s Christchurch as Most of the pipes were shattered so water pressure was very poor. Almost 200 buildings were destroyed in Hastings, and most of the deaths there were in a single department store, though many also died in the public library. - plot purchaser was her husband William Murdoch McLeod COLE Ethel Rose (Mrs) (née BARNES) MURCOTT Doris Mabel (Miss) STEVENSON William Alexander - PLOT 2 - BLOCK L at Hastings Cemetery - son of David Thomas GIGG (1879-1938) & Elizabeth Beatrice Annie MARWICK (1880-1933) STEVENS John Ascott (Jack) - PLOT 715 - BLOCK D - Archibald arrived into Port Chalmers (Dunedin) from Greenock on the James Nicol Fleming on 22-8-1872, (the name of this clipper ship was changed in 1879 to 'Napier') he then went on to Napier where he had the Napier Hotel. - Was standing in the Hastings Post Office when the earthquake struck and was killed when she ran outside and was hit by falling masonry. = plot purchased by her mother Alice Steer - daughter of Charles FARMERY & Annie FARMERY (her maiden name also) CAMBRIDGE Olive Gwendoline (Miss) - plot purchaser was Mary Collins Gwen was buried in the Havelock North Cemetery on 05 February 1931. GILL Thomas Henry 9 February 1931 page 15 those "Killed in Catholic Seminary, Greenmeadows" includes William STEVENSON, Mosgiel but no age given. - Was standing in the Hastings Post Office when the earthquake struck and was killed when she ran outside and was hit by falling masonry New Zealand Herald, 9 Feb 1931 Thank you so much for the work you've done here. He was a victim of the recent earthquake disaster and was 92 at the time of his death. GANNAWAY Norman Baxter Myrtle Gwendoline Boyd (1890-1981) married Robert Nicol McNIVEN 1913 TRIPNEY David - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier FREDSBERG Rex Ernest Through Papers Past NZ Herald Vol LXVIII, Issue 20793. Hooper, Brian aged 2 of Hastings - son of Margaret Henderson Fraser Brazil National Football Team Roster 2018. It remains New Zealand's deadliest natural disaster. - married Mary Elizabeth BEGLEY in 1922 - sister of Sabina above (see above for family) JOHNSON Crawford Benjamin OTTER Alice Martha (Mrs) (née PRICE) Hawkins, Rita aged 11 DIMOND Thomas Henry Goodall, Albert Edward aged 36, signwriter of Hastings - PLOT 726 - BLOCK F at Hastings Cemetery (with her mother) Roofs caved in on buildings that had large open internal areas, such as churches, libraries and theatres. O'Neill, Margaret Teresa aged 37 of Park Road Hastings, at Cosy Theatre, Hastings HOOKINGS Eliza Jane (Mrs) (née FERRIS) David George (1901-1959 married Eunice Margaret HART in 1922) Name of Place 4 1.2. - plot purchaser was his father Harold Hole Hooper Wilfred Hornby (Father of 4 including rowing twins), if anyone has any info on where Miss Clarice Margaret Burrows died, (aged 16 of Napier), please leave a comment, Wow what an effort to compile this list. - plot purchased by himself 1927 He came to New Zealand in the 65th Regiment and fought in the Maori War. COLE William Edwin Francis (Billy) Sometimes seen as Ethridge Thank you for all the great work you have done here. - plot purchased by his wife Annie Ross (nee Edgecombe 1877-1940) Brace, Henry Herbert aged 45 of Hastings - married Myrtle Catherine Alice CHAPMAN in 1929 - PLOT 693 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery - born at Ormond, Poverty Bay PEARSON Kathleen Irene (Mrs) (née BALLARD) Hadfield@adam.com.au, A W D Evers-Swindell BROOKER Henry WRIGHT Percy Napier is a popular tourist city, with a unique concentration of 1930s Art Deco architecture, built after much of the city was razed in the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. thanks for that roimata, - worked at the woolstores in Port Ahuriri - PLOT 683 - BLOCK D at Hastings Cemetery - PLOT - BLOCK At least 256 people died in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake – 161 in Napier, 93 in Hastings, and 2 in Wairoa. YING Lim Laurenson, Mary Boswick aged 62 * Rhodes, Lloyd aged 15 - born 7 April 1909, son of Assad (1868-1953) & Eva Marion 'Mary' (1876-1942) Anisy of Tainui St., Greymouth. napier earthquake death list; The official death toll of the Hawke's Bay earthquake is 256, but there are 258 names on the memorial. - PLOT - BLOCK - PLOT 6 - BLOCK L at Hastings Cemetery * Voice, Ellen (nee McCORKINDALE) aged 33 * Watson, Andrew aged 81 - of 911 Southland Road Hastings * Keddle, Joan Grace aged 20 - Nurse at Napier Hospital - married Douglas Russell MURRAY in 1924 * Atkinson, Thomas Henry aged 43 FREW Christina (Mrs) (née NEILSON) COLTON Edward - PLOT 631 - BLOCK E - PLOT 157A - BLOCK L at Havelock North cemetery Do you know who Billy's parents were please? - daughter of Thomas Cleary & Fanny Mulcaster WATSON Mary McLeod (Mrs) (née ROSS) WATSON John Henry - PLOT 14 - BLOCK C at Hastings cemetery DUNN Mary Elizabeth (Mrs) (née DEVLIN) - PLOT 46 - BLOCK D with her parents Orr, Doris Evelyn agd 21 at Roaches Building, Hastings TURNER Leona (Mrs) Died in 1997 aged 89 Quite the same Wikipedia. - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier Young, Howard Vincent 'Lofty' aged 37 at Mohaka Railway Viaduct Alloway, Ivy Patricia (Miss) aged 18 - married Charles Ashworth - plot purchased by William Henry Walker The city of Napier, situated on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand, has good reason to remember the great service that the Navy gave to it when disaster struck the city in the form of a severe earthquake on the 3rd February 1931. Could I please add some information to the entry of Lily Jenkins (my Great-Aunt) * Aileen Francis Dunn, aged 7 years - daughter of James BURGESS & Ellen/Helen WILSON 31 March 1931 - official death toll (including 15 deaths in hospitals) 260 05 November 1931 - death toll 261 I wonder how many others were taken to Wellington and have not been recorded - PLOT 695 - BLOCK D White, William aged ? * Eltridge, Martha Ann (nee Ayres) aged 48 - son of Louis 'Lou' (1870-1931) & Florence Louisa (1881-1966) Freedman/ Father Louis died 3 months later, on 7 May 1931 There were 525 aftershocks recorded in the following two weeks, with 597 being recorded by the end of February. - PLOT 721 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery Kelly, Henrietta Lavinia aged ? - plot purchaser was her husband Christoffer Jensen (1862-1938) - plot purchased by his wife Marjorie Gill Wells, Emily Elizabeth Edith aged 59 - c/o Williams and Kettle Ltd, Hastings WELLS Emily Elizabeth Edith (Mrs) (née ELLIOTT) Durning, James Aloysius - plot purchaser was his wife Selina - son of William McMILLAN & Ruby Adeline ROONEY - married Thomas Henry BERRY in 1923 - married Frederick Leo Dunn (1878-1954) in 1900 Seven students also died at the Marist Fathers’ Seminary in Greenmeadows. Stephenson, George Gabriel aged 48 Seminarist of Roman Catholic Seminary, Greenmeadows GRAHAM Raymond Stanley (Ray) RHODES Lloyd - PLOT 21 - BLOCK C at the Hastings Cemetery EVANS David Love, William Charles aged 52, of Karamu Road Hastings THE NAPIER EARTHQUAKE of 1931 with photos Napier 1931 Earthquake another list of names some with notes & bios. JONES Grace Brandon (Miss) WILSON Arthur - second cook at Napier Hospital - plot purchaser was his wife Elizabeth Louise Hunt (1882-1969) In Napier, the recently built Nurses Home collapsed, killing clerical staff and off-duty nurses who were sleeping. * Wood, Sybil FLorence aged 25 - plot purchaser was her father James Allan Williams, Kaye aged ? Thorp's shoe store on the left. HORSLEY Constance Emily (Mrs) (née CLARKE) - at Roman Catholic Seminary, Greenmeadows Bohan, Kathleen aged 16 of 615 Avenue Road, Hastings Hindmarsh, Sheila Westwood (nee McLEOD) aged 30 - Headstone reads: Trilby 'Molly" beloved youngest daughter of W. & C. Wells Evening Star, 10 Feb 1931 The HMS Veronicahad just tied up in Napier’s inner harbour when the earthquake hit. Cleary, Gladys Alma, (Miss) aged 25 - daughter of Margaret Ellen Williams (1858-1932) & Christopher Hayden MacLEAN (1848-1913) Tonkin, Horace John aged 33 at Roaches, never found - Edmund married Violette May ADAMS in 1918 ELLIS Olive Frances (Mrs) (née BURR) PHOTO Morunga, Mrs Rama Maru (Raina Marie) aged 49 of Bridge Pa Cambridge, Olive Gwendoline (Miss) aged 18 256 people died in the quake or its aftermath. On 5 February 1931 a total of 101 dead were buried there, including 14 unidentified remains. * Goldfinch, Leonard Henry aged 39 of Napier * Burrow, Clarice Margaret, aged 16 of Napier Evers-Swindell, Arthur Wilfred Denys (1913-1931) aged 18 GONDRINGER Bernard Joseph (Father) .. inscription reads: - daughter of Wilfred James ROOD & Amy Elizabeth DONALDSON PAUL Patricia (Miss) Nancy died 2.8.1942 aged 22 years. Spence, Shona Eileen aged 7 Jones, Grace Brandon, (Miss) aged 19 - PLOT 619 - BLOCK E - married Adrienne Olive Barbara FENCKER in 1921 - in Hastings at Roaches Building where she was a shop assistant This was exacerbated by summer drought conditions (McGregor, 1998). A common grave for the Napier victims was dug at the Park Island cemetery. ROBERTSON Raymond Claude DEVONPORT Alexander Roy SPENCE Shona Eileen (Miss) SKELTON Mary (Minnie May) (Mrs) William Archibald Pollock, 7 years. On the Earthquake Memorial Gwen was buried in the Havelock North Cemetery on 05 February 1931. - married Alice Maude CLACK in 1905 - PLOT 667 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery - Technical School puipil - PLOT 235 - BLOCK D McARTHUR Frederick Campbell MITCHELL Ruth (Sister) - Jessie later married George Herbert HALL in 1898 & had a further 8 children The Napier earthquake, which struck 86 years ago next weekend, killed 256 people. Mitchell, Harry aged 62 Pollock, William Archibald 'Billy' aged 7 HEIGHWAY James Woodford HARRISON Valentine Joseph * William Archibald 'Billy' Pollock, 7 years However, there are 258 names on the earthquake memorial in Napier. DOOGAN James Hannan - headstone erected by the Radio Ball Committee Do you know someone who can help? - born 1883 in Connington, Hampshire, England. PATMAN Lucy Flora (Mrs) (née HAYTER) As buildings began to disintegrate many people fled outdoors into a lethal rain of chunks from ornate facades, parapets and cornices. - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier Gwen was buried in the Havelock North Cemetery on 5 Feb 1931 Hunt, William James aged 56 of Hastings JOHNSTONE Bridget Mary (Mrs) (née DOOLEY) The family story is that Billy forgot to take his play lunch outside and ran back to get it when the earthquake struck and the heavy school door and rubble fell on Billy and killed him. Alice Theo Snowdon Boyd (1899-?) * Stewart, Daniel aged 71 LAMBERT Beatrice Elizabeth (Mrs) (née ALLEN) - plot purchaser was her father Kenneth Joseph Harris - from Tikokino, 50km SW of Hastings STEWART Daniel While Attempting To Rescue A Member Of His Staff The sea floor off the curving sweep of Hawkes Bay was lifted 2.7 metres and large boats were left high and dry as 2200 hectares of tidal flats in Ahuriri Lagoon were raised to sea level Some of the bios below were taken from this site - had a sister Daisy Ellen Taggart her known siblings: Williamson, Reginald James Richard aged 48 He came to New Zealand in 1850 and was a non-commissioned officer in the 65th Regiment, fighting in the Waikato and Taranaki Wars. - married Alfred Leslie Pearson, Dannevirke in 1923 The maximum intensity reached was MM 10, with extensive fissuring, slumping and landslides occurring over much of Hawke’s Bay. - 1st of 4 children of Arthur EVERS-SWINDELL & Octavia Felicia Marie HEATON - plot purchased by George Frederick Alloway Beloved Wife of Walter Barrett Of Napier This event caused the largest loss of life and most extensive damage of any quake in New Zealand’s history. Mag. BOYLE Thomas John (Reverend Father) - parents were William Henry & Catherine WELLS - born 7 April 1841 in Manutuki to Bishop William Williams (1st Anglican Bishop of Waiapu) & Jane nee Nelson - PLOT 619 - BLOCK E at Hastings Cemetery THORNE-GEORGE Nancy (Miss) 1.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 18 km east of Napier City, Hawke\'s Bay, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 16 Dec 4:56 am (GMT +13) - Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 17 km depth 2006). - 2 known brothers (possibly more) were: Cyril Norman Adolph (1907-1919) & Lloyd Frederick Charles (1908-1961) Brown * Dennis Kidson, aged 7 or 8 years - PLOT 172 - BLOCK C at Havelock North cemetery - married Leslie Ernest VOICE in 1919 - daughter of William George BARTLETT & Mary Hodge CALDOW (above) WOOD Sybil Florence (Miss) Frederick Hornby * Dennett, Herbert Arthur - no records found * William Archibald Pollock, 7 years - remains not recovered after the fire. ZOOM IN HERE taken by Norman Every - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier * Wilson, Arthur aged 66 Denise Hadfield - PLOT - BLOCK - daughter of James & Mary Jenkins who immigrated from Scotland ARROWSMITH Margaret (Mrs) (née THEILE) Murray, Dina Jane aged 2 - daughter of Albert Charles Leverett, lawrence Road Anisy, Antonio 'Bodey' aged 21 from Greymouth Murray, Mena Mary (nee McKAY) aged 36 GIGG Albert James Dunn, Aileen Frances aged 7 - at the Napier Hospital Nurses' Home Johnstone, Norman of Napier - no records found - sister of George William, Charles Armond, Wilfred Thomas, Frederick, Wishart Mitchell, Doris Emma (see below) and John Eric Haxton - Student at the Technical School ASHWELL Cecil George We were told by family she died in the Napier earthquake but have no proof. * his brother, Garry Owen Evers-Swindell (1915-1981) was the grandfather of the Evers-Swindell twins Olympic Gold Medalists - 8th of 9 known children of John TONKIN * Martha DELLOW Young, Nan (Mah) Hong aged 29 Heretaunga Street, Hastings Thomas Creagh (1895-1967) STEPHENSON George Gabriel - plot purchaser was Mrs Henry Brooker The memorial area contains the remains of 100 people who perished in the Hawke's Bay Earthquake of 3 February 1931. PUDDLE Elizabeth (Mrs) (née WATTON)* - PLOT - BLOCK MORUNGA Ramu Maru (Mrs) - PLOT 267 - BLOCK E at the Hastings Cemetery * Rodgers, Helena aged 57 JENSEN Agnes Mary (Mrs) (née WOODROW) SKELTON Henry - PLOT - BLOCK * he had a sister, Felicia Alice Marianne Evers-Swindell (1917-2001) A common grave for the Napier victims was dug at the Park Island cemetery. Ross, John Alexander aged 57 Proprietor of the Grand Hotel, Hastings I was searching for the seminarian Bill STEVENSON who is mentioned in two books. Cole, William Edwin Francis 'Billy aged 4 * Insull, Marjory Helen Caroline aged 22 - nurse at Napier Hospital Nurses' Home .. inscription reads: Until We Meet Again BUCK Maria Teresa (Mabel) (Miss) Lambert, Beatrice Elizabeth, (nee ALLEN) aged 46 of Greys Road Hastings - PLOT 3 - BLOCK L at Hastings cemetery - PLOT 666 - BLOCK D at Hastings cemetery with her mother James Collins buried for three days but article also mentions Henry ... in Wellington hospital is Mr Henry Skelton, aged ninety-one, who was pulled out of the ruins of the Park Island Old Men's Home at Napier by his son soon after the earthquake. KENNEDY Arthur Angus GOLDFINCH Leonard Henry - at Roachs' Building Hastings CUDDIHY Michael CLEARY Gladys Alma (Miss) * Stevenson, George aged 80 (on the list as James) RYAN Thomas Michael Ryan, Thomas Michael aged 26 - PLOT 671 - BLOCK D at Hastings Cemetery Dalley, Elizabeth Ann, (nee CHEYNE) aged 27 - PLOT 705 - BLOCK D of the Hastings Cemetery BLACKBURN Mary Ann/e (Mrs) (née LANE) HAWKES BAY 1931 the site from Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand with their collection of photos, other info and links to other quakes - married Francis Ethel MEADS in 1915 - plot purchased by her father Thomas MURCOTT (mother was Catherine Florence Benson) * Bickerstaff, Louisa Maude 'Lou' (nee BURGESS) aged 39 of Napier - at Roaches, never found WELLS Alice Mary (Miss) (also known as Trilby, Molly) - PLOT 682 - BLOCK D KELLY Henrietta Lavinia (Miss) - married Francis Benjamin Cole in 1925 * Smith, Ellen aged 75 at Roaches - PLOT 438 - BLOCK C at Hastings cemetery with son Douglas Alan McLeod (1914-1995) PLANK George Brown, Raymond Kenneth 'Ray' Broburg - married Donald Fancis 'Frank' McLeod of Woodlands, Southland Rd, Hastings in 1910 ELLIS Ada Mima Hood (Mrs) (née SAVAGE) In some buildings the internal floors pulled free of the swaying walls, collapsing inward in a jumble of girders, wood and plaster. 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