Westland Funeral Services : Burial book and related papers

Date
1888-1947, 1989
By
Westland Funeral Services
Ref
MS-Papers-7626
Description
The collection comprises photocopies of (1) article from the `Greymouth evening star' on the history of undertaking in Greymouth (25 Feb 1989); (2) burial book of Westland Funeral Services (1888-1947); (3) alphabetical list with name, date of burial, age, place of burial if not Greymouth from 1941 to 1954; (4) alphabetical listing with name, burial date, age, cemetery and plot number covering 1944 to 1964; and (5) notebook with funeral notices (Jan 1963-Jan 1964) and statistics on numbers of funerals (1950-2001) Many of the burials took place outside Greymouth including No Town, Cobden, Ahaura, Stillwater, Nelson Creek, Kumara, Karamea, Reefton and Boatmans Source of title - Supplied Quantity: 6 folder(s). 0.08 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Mss, typescripts and printed matter (photocopies) Finding Aids: Listing of material supplied by donor in Back file.
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Format
6 folder(s), 0.08 Linear Metres, Registers (Lists), Clippings, Manuscripts, Mss, typescripts and printed matter (photocopies)
There are 6 items in total.
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Date: 1941-1954 Description: List with name of person, date of burial, age, plot number, place of burial if not Greymouth and sometimes names the person who paid for the funeral Quantit...
Date: 1962-1963, 1950-2001 Description: Death notices which include funeral notices from a local newspaper (Jan 1963-Jan 1964) and statistics on number of funerals each year from 1950 to 2001 Quan...
Date: 1944-1964 Description: Alphabetical list of persons buried from 1944 to 1964 with name, burial date, age, cemetery and plot number Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1911-1927 Description: Part of burial book of the company from 1911 to 1927 Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1888-1910, 1989 Description: Article from the `Greymouth evening star' on the history of undertaking in Greymouth (25 Feb 1989); and part of burial book of the company from 1888 to 1910 ...
Date: 1928-1947 Description: Part of burial book of the company from 1928 to 1947 Quantity: 1 folder(s).