Charlotte McDONALD

Burial register ID: 17729
Surname: McDONALD
First name: Charlotte
Middle names:
Gender: Female
Age: Unknown
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type: Memorial only
Date of death: 29-Oct-1894
Date of burial: 01-Jan-1970

Block: 26
Plot: 1A

In Memory of

Charlotte McDonald,

Annie MacQuaid

& Lizzie Crinrod,

stewardesses who were drowned in the wreck of

S.S. Wairarapa,

Gt Barrier Island, 29th October 1894.

Erected by the stewardesses in the U.S.S. Coy’s service.

Bio contributor: Research by MJS

Mrs Charlotte McDonald

This site is a memorial only

Mrs Charlotte McDonald (Chief stewardess), Miss Annie MacQuaid (Assistant stewardess) and Miss Elizabeth Crinrod (Assistant stewardess) were from Dunedin and all employed by the Union Steamship Company as crew on the Australasian run. At the time of the tragedy, the three women were on their way back to New Zealand from Australia on board the S. S. Wairarapa when it crashed into the cliffs at Great Barrier Island.


There are 3 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
CRINROD LIZZIE Unknown 29-Oct-1894 01-Jan-1970
MacQUAID Annie Unknown 29-Oct-1894 01-Jan-1970
McDONALD Charlotte Unknown 29-Oct-1894 01-Jan-1970