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Please note – several headstones in Taruheru Cemetery Block 30 (from the 1970s and 1980s) have suffered damage due to a vehicle accident on 11 May 2021. Contact us for more information if your loved one is in this block.
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Details for William Gordon Crompton

Warrant Number:3481
Surname:Crompton
Forenames:William Gordon
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Age:66
Denomination:Presbyterian
Type:Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial: 01 April 1926 (Thursday)
Cemetery: Makaraka
Block: MKC
Plot #: 1157
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:Sacred to the memory of our beloved mother, SARAH TAYLOR, widow of James G CROMPTON of Christchurch, who passed away 8 March 1909; also of our dear sister, ISABELLA NIDDRIE, widow of Henry S THOMSON of Timaru, who passed away 23 February 1912; and MARY THERESA, widow of Alexander M BRAIK, who passed away at Dunedin, 3 March 1913. CROMPTON - In memory of W.G. CROMPTON, born 4 April 1859, died 1 April 1926. At rest. Erected by the Wellington Commercial Travellers & Warehousemen's Association.

Picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKC, plot 1157.

Historic picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKC, plot 1157.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
ThomsonIsabella NiddrieBurialAdult56Unknown24/02/1912
CromptonSarah TaylorBurialAdult79Unknown09/03/1909