Emily Ann Barker grave monument in Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland

Emily Ann Barker grave monument: legible names and details

full nameagebirthdeathrelationshipnotes
Emily Ann Barker 1918Emily Ann Bingham born about 1861, married John Corser Barker 1887 in New Zealand. In 1911 Emily, a widow was living in Parnell, Auckland.
John Barker husband of Emily Ann BarkerJohn Corser Barker was born about 1848 at Bridgnorth, Shropshire in England. the son of John Barker and Frances nee Lowe. John died 3 Jan 1898 in a railway accident at Kaukapakapa, North Auckland. John was buried at the Helensville Cemetery.

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My GGrandfather's cousin. John Died in a train accident at Kaukapakapa 3/1/1898

Location of the above Emily Ann Barker grave monument

Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Waikumete Cemetery

Notes about Waikumete

The largest cemetery in New Zealand, with over 70,000 burials. The first photo set is mainly of older burials, those with multiple names, and of badly damaged/deteriorating headstones. I am happy to photograph by request, and will be adding additional photos regularly. Full burial records available for searching: http://www.waitakere.govt.nz/cnlser/cm/cemeterysearch/default.aspx Between 1876 and 1881 a total of 228 acres of vacant land close to the Whau River was reserved by the Crown as a site for a public cemetery. In 1886 this piece of land became the public cemetery known as "Waikomiti". The new cemetery was the result of a pressing need to replace the Symonds Street Cemetery, and was officially opened in 1886. Waikumete Cemetery and Crematorium now covers an area of 107.7222 hectares and since 1908 has served as the main cemetery for the Auckland Region. It is the largest cemetery in New Zealand and one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. The Cemetery was administered by the Auckland City Council from 1886 until 1989 when control was passed to the Waitakere City Council. Other useful material: http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/western-leader/tales-from-the-crypt/more_headlines