Burial register ID: 16374
Surname: PARSONS
First name: MAVIS
Middle names: MARGARET MARY
Gender: Female
Age: 34 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 17-Apr-1943
Date of burial: 20-Apr-1943

Block: 56A
Plot: 4

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

Bio contributor: Deniece Gresham

Mavis Margaret Mary Parsons (1908 – 1943)

Mavis, eldest daughter of Ida and Ernie Parsons, was born on the 30th of December 1908 and little is known about her life. She started school at Spottis Creek and attended the Matakanui School from the 4th of November 1914 until the 1st of March 1926 when she went on to Blacks School.

Mavis never married and she died at the age of 34 years, on April the 17th 1943 and was buried on the 20th of April 1943 in the Northern Cemetery, Dunedin.. The cause of her death is unknown. She was buried alongside her father.

Otago Daily Times, Wednesday, 21st April 1943 states:

Parsons. On April 17, 1943, at Dunedin, Mavis, dearly loved eldest daughter of Ida and the late Bert Parsons, of 29 Lees Street. “At Rest” Privately interred yesterday. Cole and Son, Funeral Director.

Mavis 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