Burial register ID: 12443
First name: ROBERT
Middle names:
Gender: Male
Age: 61 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 07-Apr-1913
Date of burial: 09-Apr-1913

Block: 151
Plot: 15

Bio contributor: Paul Stretton

Robert Ferguson (1851 – 1913)

Robert Ferguson was born on 7th May in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. His parents were George Ferguson and Sarah Hannah Graham. Robert was a bootmaker and sailed with his parents and siblings from Glasgow aboard the Timaru on 5th January 1875 arriving in Port Chalmers on 6th May 1875. Robert kept a shipboard diary of the voyage on the Timaru. A copy of this diary is held at the Canterbury Museum. Robert married Cassie Crawford Tweedie on 11th November 1882 in Dunedin. He died on 7th April 1913.

There are 5 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
FERGUSON CASSIE CRAWFORD 63 Years 04-Jun-1922 07-Jun-1922
FERGUSON GEORGE 85 Years 19-Jan-1916 21-Jan-1916
FERGUSON JOHN GRAHAM 21 Years 30-Nov-1887 20-Dec-1887
FERGUSON ROBERT 61 Years 07-Apr-1913 09-Apr-1913
FERGUSON SARAH HANNAH 71 Years 01-Dec-1899 03-Dec-1899