Conservation Plan Addington Cemetery - Christchurch City Libraries

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Conservation Plan Addington Cemetery - Christchurch City Libraries

McIltraith Grave

ROW E No. 862

McILRAITH

Conservation Plan for Addington Cemetery

The gravestone records George

McIlraith, 20, who died at Homebush on 26 November

1858; Elizabeth McIlraith, 41, who died at Riccarton on 17 March 1890;

James McIlraith, 69, who died on 24 February 1903;

and Jane Deans McIlraith,

daughter of Hugh and Grace McIlraith, 4 1/2 who died on 27

September 1876.

George, Elizabeth and James, children of James McIlraith Esquire, J. P., had been born at

Auchenflower, Ballantrae, Scotland. They were the half‐brothers and half‐sister of Jane

Deans and had come to Canterbury after the death of John Dean in 1854 to help their

sibling in the management of the property of John Dean II who was an infant when his

father died.

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