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Olaf Hansen

Olaf (known as Yank), aged 35 and a taxi proprietor lived in Seatoun Road. In April 1932 he had gradually been excavating a cliff at the rear of his house […]


This unusual plot design caught our eye in the upper area of Church of England 2 section. It is clad with marble and has a concave tablet surface and a […]

Mary Wood

Mary (May) Wood Mary was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Samson. She married firstly to John Douglas McNeil in 1904 in Dunedin. They had two children: John Samson and […]


Alfons Frederick Fischel was born in Prague in 1874. His profession was an engineer. He married Gisela Karmel in Vienna in 1902, their marriage was recorded in the Jewish register […]


In 1921, arranged by her daughter Madame Parker, Madame Emilie Marguerite Clemencot (nee Chavelle) and Madame Parker’s sister Mademoiselle Blanche Emilie Clemencot arrived in Hastings from St-Chamond, Loire, France. Madame […]