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George Gordon Hibell (Service no. 2/7012) was a First World War soldier with links to Sumner.
Alfred Thomas Burnard (Service Number 27214) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Clarence 'Cal' Victor Palmer (Army Service #6/3124) was a soldier in the First World War who lived for a while
A description of the Friends of Linwood Cemetery's Suffrage Project which sets out to identify those who signed the Suffrage
Helpful hints for those wanting to find an ancestor in the complex, irregular layout of Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, NZ.
A collection of inscriptions and their source or meaning, found on the headstones of Linwood Cemetery
A description of the role of Sexton and the Sexton's Lodge in Linwood Cemetery.
Comprehensive alphabetical lists of all the known service personnel (war casualties and Veterans) buried or memorialised in Linwood Cemetery.
A short history of the Monumental Masons who worked in Linwood Cemetery.
Leslie Henry Buchanan (Service Number 6/2559) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Woolston Borough Monument and Setting.
The Monument commemorates the proclamation of Woolston as a borough in 1893. Located in Ferry Road at the corner of
A living page describing the headstone symbolism found in Linwood Cemetery
Leonard Gordon Cameron (service number 32562)enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
William John Morrison (Service Number 27028) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
William John Morrison (Service Number 27028)enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
William John Burrows (Service Number 3/3808) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
James Walker (Service Number 36501) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Ernest Marshall Smith (Service Number R. N. No 1777) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Huia William Rose (Service Number N/N - Army)
Leslie Hill Rose (Service Number 6/3146) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
George Reginald Edwards (Service Number 23758) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Edward Day (Service Number 6/780) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
John Clement Croft (Service number 4/1910) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Mary-Ann's experience on 22 February 2011 in the McKenzie and Willis building
Edmund John Edwards (Service Number 58661) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Leonard Walter Fleming (Service Number 11/849) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
A brief article on the "Corporation Tramway" that goes into Linwood Cemetery and the tram hearse.
A description of the Jewish Section in Linwood Cemetery
A short article on people who committed suicide and are buried in Linwood Cemetery.
A brief article about the burial of still born children in Linwood Cemetery.
A description of some of the nature that thrives in Linwood Cemetery and brings it alive!
A description of the damaged caused to Linwood Cemetery by the 2010-2011 Christchurch, NZ earthquakes.
A description of the "ANZAC Project" carried out by the Friends of Linwood Cemetery to identify those who lost their
A commentary and list of pioneers, pilgrims and early settlers buried in Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, NZ
A commentary and list of the Civic Officials buried in Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, NZ.
A description of the burial plots of the Sisters of the Anglican Community of the Sacred Name in Linwood Cemetery,
A description of a project carried out 2015-16 where fragments of headstone were re-positioned onto their correct graves by the
Key events in the history of Linwood Cemetery by date order.
A living history of Linwood Cemetery, updated as new information is discovered.
Introduction to Linwood Cemetery
Introduction to Linwood Cemetery
Christchurch City Libraries’ annual Photo Hunt aims to discover photographic treasures that tell the stories of our past.
Francis Gilbert Greenbank (Service no. 15518) was a First World War soldier with links to Peterborough Street
Nurse Maude Building.
Built in 1918 the former Nurse Maude District Nursing Association building was located at 192 Madras Street and demolished after
Earthquake Damaged Nurse Maude Building.
Built in 1918 the former Nurse Maude District Nursing Association building was located at 192 Madras Street and demolished after
Partially Demolished Former ANZ building.
Formerly located at 180 - 184 High Street, on the Lichfield Street, Manchester Street and High Street corner. Badly damaged
Formerly located at 180 - 184 High Street, on the Lichfield Street, Manchester Street and High Street corner. Badly damaged
Tiptree Cottage located at 63 Savills Road, Harewood was built by William Savill sometime between 1861 and 1868.
Earthquake Damage, Tip Tree Cottage # P3.
Tiptree Cottage located at 63 Savills Road, Harewood was built by William Savill in the 1860s and sustained moderate damage
Damaged Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament .
Christchurch's Roman Catholic Cathedral, the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, was considered one of the finest examples of Church architecture

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