Burial register ID: 13083
Surname: PARSONS
First name: HERBERT
Middle names: ERNEST
Gender: Male
Age: 35 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 23-Jun-1917
Date of burial: 26-Jun-1917

Block: 56A
Plot: 4

There is no monument or headstone at this grave; there is a nameplate saying “Parsons”.

Bio contributor: Deniece Gresham

Herbert Ernest Parsons (1882 – 1917)

Ernie Parsons was born in 1882, son of Mary and Harry Cramond Parsons.

In 1908 at the age of 26 years, at Orakanui he married Ida May Smith. They had four children, Mavis Margaret Mary, Ethel May, Ida and Earnest. Ernie, as he was known, had a bag-cleaning business. He also “showed” fowls and bantams, and bred staghounds for deer hunting.

Herbert Ernest Parsons was only 35 years old when he died after a lingering illness on the 23rd June 1917 at Matakanui.

Also buried at the Northern Cemetery in the same plot with Ida and Herbert (Ernie) are Ernie’s parents, Mary Cramond Parsons, who died on March 1st 1908, and Harry Cramond Parsons, who died on January 2nd 1910.

Ernie Parsons
Source: Deniece Gresham

There are 6 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
PARSONS HARRY CRAMOND Unknown 02-Jan-1910 04-Jan-1910
PARSONS HERBERT ERNEST 35 Years 23-Jun-1917 26-Jun-1917
PARSONS IDA MAY 86 Years 18-Oct-1973 20-Oct-1973
PARSONS MARY CRAMOND Unknown 01-Mar-1908 01-Mar-1908
PARSONS MAVIS MARGARET MARY 34 Years 17-Apr-1943 20-Apr-1943
PARSONS MOLLY CRAMOND 10 Weeks 04-Sep-1906 06-Sep-1906