Burial register ID: 14581
First name: JOHN
Middle names:
Gender: Male
Age: 85 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 23-Dec-1927
Date of burial: 24-Dec-1927

Block: 126
Plot: 14

Bio contributor: Lorraine Young

John Chettleburgh 1842-1927

John Chettleburgh was born in Norfolk, England in the town of Thorpe in May 1842. He married Annie Dayson/Pearton at St Marks Church, Kennington, Surrey England in 1867. John was employed as a Gardener.

The couple had five children in England, Ellen, John, Evelina, Gertrude and Thomas before emigrating to New Zealand aboard the Adamant in 1875. The Voyage is detailed in the book White Wings.

In Dunedin John was employed as head gardener at ‘Tolcarne’, the home of Richard Oliver M.P. and the family was housed on the property. The house was later owned by the Duncan Family where John continued his employment under the new owners. Six more children were born to the couple in New Zealand, Charles, Rose, Emily, Louisa, Rosa and Florence. John judged gardening competitions in Dunedin. The family later lived in Drivers Road and at 8 Brent St. Maori Hill

John died aged 85 years in 1927. He is buried here with his wife Annie and his two infant daughters Rose and Rosa

There are 5 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
CAMPBELL EVELINE ANNIE 42 Years 04-Apr-1912 06-Apr-1912
CHETTLEBURGH ANNIE 76 Years 04-Oct-1918 06-Oct-1918
CHETTLEBURGH JOHN 85 Years 23-Dec-1927 24-Dec-1927
CHETTLEBURGH Rosa 1 Weeks 09-Jan-1884 10-Jan-1884
CHETTLEBURGH ROSE 1 Years 25-Oct-1879 27-Oct-1879