Burial register ID: 17354
Surname: GILLIES
First name: OCTAVIA
Middle names: YULU
Gender: Female
Age: 89 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 09-Jan-1957
Date of burial: 11-Jan-1957

Block: 194
Plot: 34

Bio contributor: Simone Lehr

Mrs Octavia Yulu Gillies arrived in New Zealand in the ship “Auckland” in 1879. She was a child of 12 years old in a family of eight children that came from Kent in England.

Upon their arrival the entire family was quarantined at Port Chalmers for a fortnight because the baby had measles.

Her future husband was also on the ship. She married him later after the continuing correspondence of the families and spent much of her time in Brown Street in Dunedin.

There are 4 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
CORBETT ALISTER 7 Days 06-Sep-1934 07-Sep-1934
GILLIES BERYL IRENE 13 Years 11-Mar-1906 13-Mar-1906
GILLIES OCTAVIA YULU 89 Years 09-Jan-1957 11-Jan-1957
GILLIES THOMAS MCCALLUM 86 Years 25-Aug-1949 08-Sep-1949