Bell Block Combined Church (St Luke's) Cemetery Transcriptions

Transcriptions and photographs as at 2019.

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Block 1 – Row 1

1 No markings

2 In loving memory of Walter Augustus beloved son of F.J. & E. BRYANT aged 9 months. Photo BBC_2

Row 2

3 No markings

4 In loving memory of William the beloved husband of Eliza ROGERS who died 3rd July 1901 aged 75 years. Eliza wife of the above who died 25th August 1908 aged 76 years. Gone but not forgotten. Photo BBC_4

Row 3

5 In loving memory of the children of John & Elizabeth PEPPERELL, Sarah 10th March 1867, Alfred 7th April 1886, Harold 6th Dec 1902. Photo BBC_5

6 Sacred to the memory of John PEPPERELL a pioneer of Taranaki died 26th Jan 1890 aged 66 years also Elizabeth beloved wife of the above died 15th Nov. 1916 aged 91 years. Also children of the above. Photo BBC_6

7 In loving memory of Sarah Jane MARSHALL who died May 5th 1895 aged 52 years also Samuel John husband of above died 10th Sept 1922 aged 86 years.Photo BBC_7

Row 4

8 In loving memory of Samuel ROGERS died 1st February 1909 aged 74 years also Elizabeth wife of the above died 23rd January 1917 aged 76 years. At rest. Photo BBC_8

9 No markings

10 No markings

11 In loving memory of Hector Raymond eldest son of Walter & Alice HOOK who died 7th Oct 1924 aged 19 years. Photo BBC_11

12 In loving memory of Alice Arabell HOOK died 8th July 1938 aged 58 years. Sadly missed. Photo BBC_12

Row 5

13 In memory of John NORTHCOTT who died 14th November 1914 aged 79 years, also Elizabeth Hannah wife of the above who died 24th May 1878 aged 37 years and John accidentally killed 23rd May 1871 aged 7 years. Photo BBC_13

14 In loving memory of Oliver George beloved husband of Ellen Elizabeth NORTHCOTT of Opunake died 3rd Nov 1943 aged 70 years. Faithful unto death. Photo BBC_14

15 In loving memory of Ellen Elizabeth beloved wife of Oliver George NORTHCOTT died 13th Aug 1945 aged 68 years. Ever remembered. Photo BBC_15

Block 2 – Row 6

16 Child’s concrete grave no headstone. Photo BBC_16

17 In memory of Ann ELLIOT who died Oct 24th 1882 aged 63 years also of Peter ELLIOT who died Sep 16th 1883 aged 66 years. Both of the above arrived in Taranaki by the ship Amelia Thompson on Sep 3rd 1841. Photo BBC_17

18 Our darling Edna Grace BUTLER aged 11 weeks. Photo BBC_18 Photo BBC_18A

19 In loving memory of Gertrude Zenobia beloved daughter of Samuel and Ellen KNUCKEY and wife of Harold RUNDLE who passed away 22nd Aug 1909 in her 26th year, also her son Guy Samuel who passed away 26th Dec 1908 aged 1 year 3 months. Peace perfect peace. Photo BBC_19

20 In sacred and loving memory of our dear boy Gordon Harry RUNDLE who passed away 14th Feb 1913 at the early age of 18 years 5 months. At rest for ever with the Lord. Photo BBC_20

Row 7

21 In loving memory of John POLETTI beloved husband of Isabella M. POLETTI died 11th June 1929 aged 61 years also his beloved wife Isabella Matilda died 12th June 1963 aged 90 years. Photo BBC_21

22 In loving memory of John Craig POLETTI 1905 – 1990 and his wife Pearl Aileen 1907 – 1990. Photo BBC_22

23 In loving memory of Walter the beloved son of Fred & Agnes ANDREW who died 24th August 1914 aged 26 years. Loving and loved one, thy race is run, in peace to rest with God, thy will be done. Photo BBC_23

Row 8

24 In loving memory of Terence Robin dearly beloved elder son of Robert and Amie POLETTI died 13th June 1954 aged 17 years. Also Robert Frederick loved husband of Amie 1907 – 1987. Photo BBC_24

25 Keith Melvyn POLETTI 5-6-1938 – 21-9-1996 dearly loved son of Robert and Amie. Remembered with love. Photo BBC_25

26 In loving memory of Llynnia Joyce dearly loved third daughter of Robert and Amie POLETTI died 5th June 1952 aged 11 years. Photo BBC_26

27 In loving memory of Nesta Margaret dearly loved eldest daughter of Robert and Amie POLETTI died 26th October 1951 aged 19 years, also Amie Mavis loved wife of Robert 1910 – 1992. Photo BBC_27

Block 3 – Row 9

28 Front: Sacred to the memory of Charles CLARE who died Oct 12th 1864 aged 77? years also in memory of Charles second son of the above died May 2nd 1861, also in memory of Jane daughter of the above and beloved the wife of Charles died Sep 7th 1865? Aged 78 years. Hannah wife of the late Charles CLARE died 31st Dec 1881 aged 68 years. Photo BBC_28 Photo BBC_28A

28A Back: Sacred to the memory of Charles CLARE died October 12th 1864 aged 44 years husband of Hannah died December 31st 1881 aged 63 years also their second son Charles died May 2nd 1864 aged 14 years also their daughter Jane died September 7th 1865 aged 19 years beloved wife of Geo. ELLIS. Photo BBC_28A Photo BBC_28

29 In loving memory of Norman Trevor CLARE died 24th May 2005 aged 92 years.Photo BBC_29

30 CLARE – In loving memory of David Gillies 4 April 1945 – 31 December 2016 adored husband and Soulmate of Lilian Agnes MURRAY. The life that touches the hearts of others, lives on forever. Photo BBC_30

31 Front: In loving memory of Hannah Mary CLARE died 17th January 1870 aged 1 years. William CLARE died 16th December 1870 aged 6 months. Edward CLARE died 7th October 1890 aged 18 years. Photo BBC_31 Photo BBC_31A

31A Back: In loving memory of Hannah Mary CLARE died 17th January 1870 aged 1 year William CLARE died 16th December 1876 aged 6 months Edward CLARE died 7th October 1890 aged 18 years. Photo BBC_31 Photo BBC_31A

32 Front: In loving memory of Lavinia Mary CLARE who died 26th Oct 1925 in her 82nd year also Thomas beloved husband of the above who died 31st Jan 1929 in his 86th year. At rest.Photo BBC_32 Photo BBC_32A

32A Back: In loving memory of Lavinia Mary CLARE died 26th October 1925 in her 82nd year also Thomas beloved husband of the above died 31st January 1929 in his 86th year. At rest. Photo BBC_32 Photo BBC_32A

33 Front: William John CLARE died 31st Aug 1933 aged 56 years. Photo BBC_33 Photo BBC_33A

33A Back: In loving memory of William John CLARE died 31st August 1933 aged 56 years. Photo BBC_33 Photo BBC_33A

34 Front: In loving memory of John CLARE died 6th Sept 1940 aged 80 years, also Florence his beloved wife died 13th Feb 1941 aged 83 years. At rest. Photo BBC_34 Photo BBC_34A

34A Back: In loving memory of John CLARE died 6th September 1940 aged 80 years also his beloved wife Florence died 13th February 1941 aged 83 years. At rest.Photo BBC_34 Photo BBC_34A

Block 3 – Row 10

35 In loving memory of John Collop SAMPSON died 27th August 1923 in his 77th year, also Asenath dearly beloved wife of above died 23rd Sept 1923 in his 85th year, also Charlotte Jane beloved second daughter of above died 24th March 1883 aged 9 years. Photo BBC_35

36 In loving memory of Bella beloved wife of A.R. BALDOCK died 7th Aug 1938 aged 60 years also Arthur Robert beloved husband of above died 8th March 1957 aged 80 years. At rest. Photo BBC_36


End of Bell Block Mangati Road Cemetery
This version revised 16 May 2019.