Burial register ID: 5253
Surname: ARTHUR
First name: JOHN
Middle names: JOHNSTON
Gender: Male
Age: 52 Years
Cause of death: Accident
Burial type:
Date of death: 06-Oct-1888
Date of burial: 08-Oct-1888

Block: 193
Plot: 18

Bio contributor: Arnold McAuliffe (Grandson)

John Johnston Arthur came from the Shotts,Scotland with three sons; William(Sept 1856?), Alexander(1858) and John(?). His wife was Isabella Arthur (nee Taylor)

They arrived in New Zealand on 7 September 1861 on the ship “Pladda” amongst 369 immigrants on that voyage. (Ref: Passenger List at Early Settlers Museum p80)

He died at the age of 52 yrears of Heart Failure

There are 3 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
ARTHUR ISABELLA 87 Years 10-Jul-1922 12-Jul-1922
ARTHUR JOHN JOHNSTON 52 Years 06-Oct-1888 08-Oct-1888
HOLDAY MARGARET 77 Years 21-Nov-1905 23-Nov-1905