Biography

ESTHER SPARROW

Burial register ID: 15705
Surname: SPARROW
First name: ESTHER
Middle names:
Gender: Female
Age: 73 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 07-Jan-1951
Date of burial: 09-Jan-1951

Block: 2
Plot: 20
Inscription:

On the front of the monument:-

SACRED

TO

THE MEMORY OF

WILLIAM ALEXANDER

ELDEST SON OF

ROB & ESTHER SPARROW

BORN 3rd SEPT. 1867

AND DIED UPON HIS

BIRTH DAY 1877

AGED 10 YEARS.

THE BANQUETTING HALL WAS

FILLED WITH MOURNERS.

EVEN SO FATHER FOR IT (SO SEEMS?)

GOOD IN THY SIGHT.

HENDERSON & FERGUS

GEORGE ST.

On the left side of the monument:-

IN

LOVING MEMORY

OF

ROBERT S. SPARROW

BORN 8th AUGUST 1836

DIED 6th OCTOBER 1898

ESTHER,

WIFE OF THE ABOVE.

BORN 8th JAN. 1840

DIED 31st JAN. 1899.

ALSO THEIR SONS, GEORGE

DIED 12th NOV. 1912. AGED 39 YEARS.

WILLIAM SPIERS

DIED 23rd DEC. 1912 AGED 30 YEARS.

AND THEIR DAUGHTER ESTHER

DIED 7th JAN. 1951.

On the back of the monument:-

IN

LOVING MEMORY

OF

AGNES

DIED 28th AUG. 1940.

On the right side of the monument:-

IN

LOVING MEMORY OF

JANET S. MARSHALL

1866 – 1912.

ALSO JANET MARSHALL

MOTHER OF THE ABOVE

1827 – 1913.

Bio contributor: Jill Allport

Esther Sparrow (1878-1951)

Esther Sparrow was a daughter of Robert Spiers and Esther Sparrow, born on 15th June 1878 in Dunedin.

Esther died on 7th January 1951 aged 73 years, and is buried here in the Northern Cemetery with her parents, her brothers William Alexander, George Hunter and William Spiers Sparrow and her sisters Agnes and Jane Hunter Sparrow.

There are 10 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
MARSHALL JANET 86 Years 03-Sep-1913 05-Sep-1913
MARSHALL JANET SHAW 45 Years 05-May-1912 06-May-1912
SPARROW AGNES 69 Years 28-Aug-1940 29-Aug-1940
SPARROW ESTHER 73 Years 07-Jan-1951 09-Jan-1951
SPARROW ESTHER 59 Years 01-Feb-1899 02-Feb-1899
SPARROW GEORGE HUNTER 40 Years 12-Nov-1912 14-Nov-1912
SPARROW JANE HUNTER 80 Years 30-Aug-1946 02-Sep-1946
SPARROW ROBERT SPIERS 62 Years 06-Oct-1898 08-Oct-1898
SPARROW WILLIAM ALEXANDER 10 Years 03-Sep-1877 04-Sep-1877
SPARROW WILLIAM SPIERS 29 Years 23-Dec-1912 25-Dec-1912