Burial register ID: 15765
Surname: HUDSON
First name: MARY
Middle names: ANN
Gender: Female
Age: 87 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 02-Jan-1937
Date of burial: 03-Jan-1937

Block: 196
Plot: 65

There is no monument or headstone at this grave.

Bio contributor: Jennifer Hudson

Mary Ann Hudson (née Riley) was born on 28 April 1849 at 42 Grays Inn Lane, Holborn St Andrew, London, England. She was the daughter of James Riley, a glass silverer (he made mirrors). Her mother was born Ann Sophia Durant, and James Riley was her second husband. Mary Ann had two siblings from her mother’s first marriage (1829) to James Curline, and two sisters from the later marriage (1847) to James Riley.

She arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand with her half-sister Ann Curline on the Blue Jacket on 14 October 1866. In 1868 she married Richard Hudson (then known as Daniel Bullock) in Christchurch and they arrived in Dunedin in June of that year. She and Richard had six sons and two daughters. Mary Ann died at her home at 22 Royal Terrace, Dunedin on 2 January 1937.

Others buried here: Mary Ann’s husband Richard, and her mother Ann Sophia Curline.

There are 3 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
CURLINE ANN SOPHIA 82 Years 22-Dec-1892 24-Dec-1892
HUDSON MARY ANN 87 Years 02-Jan-1937 03-Jan-1937
HUDSON RICHARD 61 Years 10-Apr-1903 12-Apr-1903