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The Mitchell family grave, plot 0620, Bolton Street Cemetery, [Between 1965 and 1969]

Reference Number: 35mm-25494-13A-F

The grave of Jane Mitchell, her infant grandson Charles Robert James, and her second husband's great nephew Edgar Mitchell, at plot 0620 Bolton Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to its being dismantled to make way for the Wellington motorway.The inscription on the triangular headstone reads: In loving memory of Jane Mitchell October 29th 1889 Also her infant grandson October 24th 1889.

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1 image, related to Jane Mitchell, Edgar Mitchell, Charles Robert James and Bolton Street Cemetery.

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Graves in the Bolton Street cemetery, Wellington, Reference Number 35mm-25494-F (6 digitised items)
Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington, Reference Number PAColl-3096 (748 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual frame on 35mm stripCellulose triacetate negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: On 29 October 1889, Jane Mitchell, aged 63, died of heart disease. Her infant grandson Charles Robert James, aged 14 days had died five days before on 24 October. The baby's father, also called Charles Robert James, was Jane's son by her first husband. Jane and her grandson were buried together in the Church of England part of the Bolton Street Cemetery.

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