Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington

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Date
1965-1969
By
Shotter, Percival James Edward, 1910-1989; Alington, Margaret Hilda, 1920-2012; New Zealand Historic Places Trust
Ref
PAColl-3096
Description

Photographs taken 1965-1969 by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries which were to be disinterred 1972-1976 to make way for the Wellington motorway.

After their removal, the gravestones were stored first in a vacant lot in Sydney Street, and later removed to Karori cemetery.

Arrangement: Negatives housed at 35mm-25452-F to 35mm-25616-F. Photographs in the albums are annotated with the negative number. Albums in album octavo sequence at PA1-o-046 to PA1-o-049.

Quantity: 4 album(s). 165 b&w original negative(s) 35mm strips.

Finding Aids: An alphabetical index, giving names, burial date and plot number for those graves that were intended to be disinterred, is housed with the albums. It is annotated with the album and page numbers on which photographs will be found. The Bolton Street Cemetery transcripts, housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Section at MS Papers 2260, provide biographical information about the individuals interred in these graves..

Provenance: Collection given to Margaret Alington by P J E Shotter, City Sexton, to deposit where they would be of most use.

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Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
4 album(s), 165 b&w original negative(s) 35mm strips, Photographs
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The Stockbridge family grave, plot 1909, Bolton Street Cemetery
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25468-7A-F Description: The grave of the Stockbridge family at plot 1909 Bolton Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to it...
The Nicholson family grave, plot 2602, Bolton Street Cemetery
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25468-3A-F Description: The grave of the Nicholson family at plot 2602 Bolton Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to its ...
The grave of Kate Elizabeth Jobson, plot 2709, Bolton Street Cemetery
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25471-25A-F Description: The grave of Kate Elizabeth Jobson at plot 2709 Bolton Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to its...
The Millington family grave, plot 2601, Bolton Street Cemetery
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25471-21A-F Description: The grave of the Millington family at plot 2601 Bolton Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to its...
Alexander family grave, plots 119.C, Sydney Street Cemetery.
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25596-42-F Description: The grave of the Alexander family including a baby at plot 119.C, Sydney Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Sho...
The Kidney family grave, plot 1901, Bolton Street Cemetery
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25469-11A-F Description: The grave of the Kidney family at plot 1901 Bolton Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to its be...
The Lawson family grave, plots 65.M to 67.M, Sydney Street Cemetery.
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25558-38A-F Description: The grave of the Lawson family at plots 65.M and 67.M, Sydney Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior...
The Renner family grave, plot 2.O, Sydney Street Cemetery.
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25563-24A-F Description: The grave of the Renner family at plot 2.O, Sydney Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to its b...
The grave of the Holdsworth, Toomath and Smith family, plot 3.O, Sydney Street Cemetery.
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25563-23A-F Description: The grave of the Holdsworth, Smith and Toomath (including a unnamed baby) family and also of a baby (surname Halliwell) at plot 3.O, Sydney Street Cemetery. ...
The grave of the Richardson and Waters family, plot 7.N, Sydney Street Cemetery.
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25560-6A-F Description: The grave of the Richardson and Waters family at plot 7.N, Sydney Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, p...