Burial register ID: 11967
Surname: TURNER
First name: COLL
Middle names:
Gender: Male
Age: 28 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 01-Mar-1911
Date of burial: 03-Mar-1911

Block: 44
Plot: 3

In loving memory of


Died Mar. 20th 1877.

Aged 4 years.

Also his sister


Died Aug. 16th 1902.

Aged 24 years.

Also their father


Died July 20th 1905.

Aged 61 years.


Beloved grandmother, and mother-in-law

Of the above

Died Dec. 11th 1906. Aged 77 years.

Also COLL youngest son of the above

And dearly beloved husband of


Died 1st March 1911. Aged 28 years.

Also ALLAN, born 10. May 1876. Died 24. Feb. 1915.

JAMES, born 10. Aug. 1880. Died 30. Sept 1923.

EVA, born 11. May 1887. Died 14 March 1924.

Also MARGARET dearly beloved wife and mother

Of above, died 26. Jan. 1928. Aged 78 years.

Bio contributor: Pauline and Don McLeay

Coll was born c. 1883, the fifth child of Coll and Margaret Turner, of Dunedin. He married Emma Catherine Deans; they lived at 20 Carlton Terrace, Opoho, Dunedin and had at least one daughter. He died in March 1911 at Dunedin, aged 28, from tuberculosis, and is buried with his parents and several siblings in the Turner plot in the Northern Cemetery.

Others buried here: Coll’s parents Margaret and Coll Turner, his siblings Alexander, Flora McKenzie and Eva, his grandmother Mary Henderson, and his cousin Mary Elizabeth Chalmers.

There are 8 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
CHALMERS MARY ELIZABETH 10 Months 03-Mar-1880 05-Mar-1880
HENDERSON MARY 78 Years 11-Dec-1906 13-Dec-1906
TURNER ALEXANDER 4 Years 20-Mar-1877 22-Mar-1877
TURNER COLL 61 Years 21-Jul-1905 23-Jul-1905
TURNER COLL 28 Years 01-Mar-1911 03-Mar-1911
TURNER EVA MAY 36 Years 14-Mar-1924 17-Mar-1924
TURNER FLORA MCKENZIE 24 Years 17-Aug-1902 19-Aug-1902
TURNER MARGARET 78 Years 26-Jan-1928 27-Jan-1928