Woolston / Heathcote Cemetery Tour - Christchurch City Libraries


Woolston / Heathcote Cemetery Tour - Christchurch City Libraries

The gravestone states that ‘Clement Goodwin Jones, 33, [was] accidentally killed at

Lancaster Park [on] 23 December 1908. Clement was ‘the beloved husband of Ursula

Jones and third son of John Charles and Mary Ann Jones of Wilsons Road,


Row G

No. 148


Walter, seventh son of Elizabeth and John Ollivier, came to New Zealand when five

years old. Educated at Christ’s College, he entered the Railway Department and, for

28 years, served as cashier and paymaster for the South Island. Later he was an

accountant with the firm of Ollivier Brothers and secretary of the Canterbury

Chamber of Commerce.

Walter fell ill with angina but continued to work until a week prior to his death. His

end came very suddenly on 9 November 1923. ‘At about 9 a.m. he had a severe attack

of heart trouble and passed away four hours afterwards while sleeping’.

The gravestone recalls Fanny Ollivier, 45, who died 18 December 1908;

Walter Morton Ollivier, 24 November 1849-9 November 1923;

and their son, Geoffrey, who died on 10 October 1960.

Row G

No. 159


William Inight, United States veteran, born 24 June 1836, died 23 Jan 1910

Row I

No. 169


Jesus said unto her (Martha):

Thy brother shall rise again”.

The original Louis Aime Marquet was born on 6 October 1839 at Crean, Sarthe

department, France. He had brown hair, grey eyes, an ‘ordinary’ forehead, average

mouth, round chin and oval face. He was registered as a sailor in Rochefort and

employed as an ordinary seaman (novice).

Marquet was on a three-master ship, the Caulaincourt, which had one cannon, 10

guns and 50 kg. of powder. Built in 1856 at Honfleur, the vessel belonged to the

Guillot brothers, was captained by Laurent Labaste, and, between 1856-59 was

whaling in the Pacific. In February 1857 a crew member deserted in an unspecified

part of New Zealand. In March 1858 three crew members deserted in Akaroa. On 2

May 1859 two more deserted in Akaroa Harbour. On 8 May Marquet was one of a

trio who deserted at Akaroa.

Woolston / Heathcote Cemetery



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