Burial register ID: 4123
First name: PETER
Middle names:
Gender: Male
Age: 37 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 24-Jul-1884
Date of burial: 26-Jul-1884

Block: 57
Plot: 10

Bio contributor: L. Burleigh

Peter McArthur

Peter McArthur was the ninth of ten children of Duncan McArthur and Ann, nee Massie. He was born and baptised as Patrick, at Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, in 1847, but known as Peter in New Zealand. He worked as a Carpenter and owned section 28 in the township of Woodhaugh. Peter married Helen Paterson on 1 January 1875 in his fathers house in Union Street, Dunedin. Peter died , aged 37 years, of cardiac valvular disease on 23 July 1884, and was buried 26 July. (Presbyterian)

Peter left his land to his wife Helen, who later married James Fairbairn, a steward of Dunedin, at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

There are 5 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
MCARTHUR ANN 84 Years 02-Jul-1887 05-Jul-1887
MCARTHUR CATHERINE 75 Years 05-Aug-1921 06-Aug-1921
MCARTHUR DUNCAN 78 Years 28-May-1879 31-May-1879
MCARTHUR PETER 37 Years 24-Jul-1884 26-Jul-1884
MCARTHUR ROBERT 70 Years 05-Aug-1920 07-Aug-1920