MACLEAN Dorothy (Miss) Age 29 is a more likely age for a seminarian. Sydney Francis Boyd (1887-1947) married Jessie IRVING 1921 THOMPSON Frances Jane (Mrs) (née HALL) Fitzpatrick, (Mrs) of St Aubyn Street, Hastings - no records found * Smith, Ellen aged 75 at Roaches - inmate of Parke Island Old Men's Home, Napier Kindest regards - daughter of James ALLAN & Ethel Linda ROWE - married Marie Louise McKENZIE (1877-1962) in 1903 in 1924 to Frederick and they lived at 14 Morris St., Napier for a time. Alice Theo Snowdon Boyd (1899-?) .. inscription reads: WRIGHT Percy I have taken names from a number of different sites on the web (some from links at the above sites) - it seems that every site visited has a different list of names, so I have compiled a list containing all the names found and will, with your help, research and verify and add if required. * Voice, Ellen (nee McCORKINDALE) aged 33 Arthur Tremwith (1891-1962 married Delia JONES in 1927) OGDEN Henry A deceptive half-minute pause was followed by a downward motion and violent shaking and rocking - in all, the 7.8 quake spanned two and a half minutes! HUNT William James Recent. - Dressed in floral silk frock, ring and two diamond engagement rings - cashier at Griffith's Shoe Shop 211 Heretaunga St Hastings est. LINCOLN Eric Charles Earl - mother of Cecil Thomas (1905-1965), Thelma Marie Elizabeth & Ronald Albert George Arrowsmith (possibly more) .. inscription reads: Until We Meet Again 1883 - 1943 Kenneth Edward MacLean - possible son of Patrick RYAN & Bridget O'GRADY - her address was 205 Southland Rd, Hastings Shortly after 10.45am on Tuesday the 3rd February 1931 an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale struck the Hawke's Bay area on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. On 5 February 1931 a total of 101 dead were buried there, including 14 unidentified remains. - PLOT 176 - BLOCK B at Hastings Cemetery of Napier, at St. John's Anglican Cathedral. KELLY Henrietta Lavinia (Miss) ... Family tell that usually the child was minded by a Karitane nurse while Mena worked, but on that day the Karitane nurse had arranged to have the day off and Mena took Dina to the shop with her - married Joseph Boyd in 1886. SINDEN Elizabeth Anne (Eliza) (Mrs) (née RALLINSHAW) - married Mina TROADEC in 1920 - PLOT - BLOCK This event caused the largest loss of life and most extensive damage of any quake in New Zealand’s history. - PLOT 10 - BLOCK L at Hastings cemetery Johnstone, Norman of Napier - no records found - eldest son of Herbert Crawford (1871-1933) & Florence May GRANT (1878-1928 married 1900) Explosives were used to make a hole in the cemetery big enough to inter 54 coffins in the first burial service. He was the second of their eight children: Myra Gertrude, Walter Zealand, Olive May, Ray Maruia, Nora Ella, Ina Beatrice, Zoe Beryl and Rimu Muriel Walker - Student at St Mary's Seminary, Greenmeadows. Grudnoff, Nina aged 18 of Wellwood Street Hastings married William Arthur HAWKINS 1925 Napier Earthquake Memorial The Hawke’s Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931 was one of New Zealand’s worst disasters. - buried Plot 28 17 March 1931. napier earthquake death list; The official death toll of the Hawke's Bay earthquake is 256, but there are 258 names on the memorial. Do you know who Billy's parents were please? New Zealand’s Naval Force. * Redwood, Cecily Teresa Mary aged 22 * NZ Herald, 9 Feb 1931 Winifred Patti (1899-1973 married Alfred Edward WALKER in 1920) Raymond (1900-1977) Ladis Maney (1904-1981 married Bertram George SPOONER in 1927) Symes, George Oliver aged 22 Chittenden, Clive Leonard aged 5 Apparently she, along with the rest of the staff and customers, successfully evacuated the shop during or immediately after the first major shock. 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