Thursday, 2 August 2012

The Walker family of gravediggers

Ref: 4-319, Symonds St Cemetery, Sir George Grey Special Collections
A recent article in the Western Leader describes the history of the Walker family, who were employed as gravediggers at Symonds Street Cemetery and Waikumete Cemetery over a period spanning from the mid 1840s through to early 1900s. Find out more.

Ref: Waikumete Sexton's House & Cemetery, JTD-12A-02364-1, West Auckland Research Centre

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