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SHEARS buried Timaru

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the SHEARS buried at Timaru to Sep 2010
- all interred at Timaru Cemetery unless otherwise stated -


Alfred Shears (1851-1938)
- Alfred was buried 14 October 1938, aged 87
- Plot 368, Row 5, Block G
... buried with Jane BURFIELD, (2 Nov 1904 aged 74)


Annie Shears (nee COOKE) (1851-1932)
- she married Benjamin Shears in Yorkshire in 1873
- Annie was buried 16 September 1932, aged 81
- Plot 366, Row 40, Block E2
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
BENJAMIN
Died May 12th 1925
Aged 78 years
ANNIE SHEARS
Died Sept 14th 1932 aged 79 YEARS


Arthur William Shears (1912-1947)
- Arthur was buried 19 January 1947, aged 34
- Plot 133, Row 138, Block N
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
ARTHUR WILLIAM
Beloved Husband Of
ROSINA C. SHEARS
Died 17th Jan 1947 aged 34
Also His Beloved Wife
ROSINA CONSTANCE
Died 29th June 1953 aged 34
AT REST


Arthur William Shears (1890-1956)
- Arthur married Muriel Jane STOCKDALE in 1912
- Arthur was buried 17 April 1956, aged 65
- Plot 1465, Row 58
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
ARTHUR Loved Husband Of Muriel J. Shears
passed Away 15-4-45 aged 65
ALSO his Loved Wife
MURIEL JANE
Passed Away 21-8-65


Arthur Cecil Shears (1919-2001)
- died 13 January 2001 aged 82
- Arthur was buried 16 January 2001 at Geraldine Cemetery
- Plot 19, Row 353
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
Elizabeth Helen Shears 6th June 1994 aged 83
Loved Wife of Arthur Cecil Shears
PLAGUE READS:
Arthur C. Shears 7640, 2nd NZEF, Pte, 4 FD Amb
died 13.1.2001 aged 82 years


Benjamin 'Ben' Shears (1847-1925)
- son of Samuel SHEARS & Hannah STACEY (see SHEARS BRICKYARD link below)
- he married Annie COOKE in 1873 in Attcliffe, Yorkshire & had 13 children
their 3 Yorkshire born children:
* 1874 - Benjamin Cooke Shears
* 1876 - James Shears
* 1878 - Annie Emma Shears
their 10 New Zealand born children:
* 1880 - Mary Jane Shears
* 1883 - Florence Shears
* 1885 - Henrietta Shears
* 1887 - Elizabeth Snowdrop Shears
* 1889 - Thomas Edward Henry Shears
* 1893 - Archie 'Victor' Lloyd Shears
* 1894 - Charles William Stacey Shears
* 1895 - 1978 Samuel Shears
- born Xmas Eve 1895, Samuel served in WWI as Private 6/2753 with the Canterbury Infantry battalion, 6th Reinforcements, embarking from Wellington 14 Aug 1915, his next of kin was his father Ben of Stafford St, Timaru. Samuel married Amelia Lottie BOYCE in 1920. A son, Frederick George Shears, NZ413489 with the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 14 Advanced Flying Unit, died in WWII 2 July 1942 in the UK and buried Plot E. Div. 3. Grave 114., Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery, Kent, England
* 1898 - Emily Ethel Sophia Shears
* 1900 - Joseph Emmanuel Shears
- Ben was buried 12 May 1925, aged 78
- Plot 366, Row 40


Benjamin James Shears (1906-1983)
- married Ivy Dorothy GOULD in 1928
- son of James SHEARS & Minerva INESON
- Benjamin was buried 26 January 1983, aged 76
- Plot 750, Row 54, Block L
HEADSTONE READS:
Kathleen Joy Shears died 1952 aged 6 days
Ellen Margaret Bray died 1981 aged 63 years
Benjamim J. Shears died 1983 aged 76 years
Florence M. T. Shears died 2006 aged 91


Cecil Shears (1899-1899)
- Cecil was buried 30 April 1899, aged 4 months
- buried Plot 89, Row 82, Block S


Clarence Robert Shears (1914-1999)
- died 1 August 1999 aged 85
- his ashes buried 12 August 1999
- Plot 17, Row 401, Block 1
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
Clarence Robert Shears 1914 - 1999


Doris Amy Shears (1903-1977)
- Doris was buried 11 October 1977
- Plot 1072, Row 147, Block LB
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
DORIS MAY
dearly loved wife of
WALTER INESON SHEARS
died 9th Oct 1977 - aged 74
Also her loved husband
WALTER INESON
died 14th April 1987 - aged 79
Loved By All


Elizabeth Helen Shears (1911-1995)
- died 6 June 1994 aged 83
- she was buried 8 June 1994 at Geraldine Cemetery
- Plot 19, Row 353, Block 63
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
Elizabeth Helen Shears
6th June 1994 aged 83
Loved Wife Of Arthur Cecil Shears
PLAGUE READS:
Arthur C. Shears 7640, 2nd NZEF, Pte, 4 FD Amb
died 13.1.2001 aged 82 years


Florence Mabel Talbot Shears (1915-2007)
- died 2 October 2006 aged 91
- Florence buried 3 June 2007
- Plot 750, Row 54
HEADSTONE READS:
Kathleen Joy Shears died 1952 aged 6 day
Ellen Margaret Bray died 1981 aged 63 years
Benjamim J. Shears died 1983 aged 76 years
Florence M. T. Shears died 2006 aged 91


Frank Thomas Shears (1882-1901)
- Frank was buried 2 December 1901, aged 19
- Plot 436, Row 7, Block G
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of Frank Thomas Shears
Son of James and Mary Shears
Died Nov 23 1901 aged 19 years
So Loved So Mourned
ALSO our Beloved Mother
Mary Shears
who departed this life October 7th 1919 aged 63 years
Tender Mother and a Faithful Friend
ASLEEP IN JESUS


Hannah Matilda Shears (nee STACEY) (1818-1899)
- married Samuel Shears in 1839 & had 11 children prior to emigrating to NZ on the Waitangi which arrived into Auckland 20 Nov 1874. Many of their children arrvied at different times. With them were their children Alfred aged 20, William aged 19, Robert aged 12 & Henry aged 24, with his wife Mary and 3 children
- she was buried 2 August 1899 aged 81. The first arrival of this family to New Zealand was James Shears who sailed on the Carrick Castle, arriving into Otago 4 August 1871 and it was he who sent for the rest of his family in 1874. Another son, Benjamin & wife Annie and 3 children arrived into Lyttelton 21 Feb 1880 on the Westland
- Hannah was buried 2 August 1899 ahed 81
- Plot 86, Row 15, Block D
... buried with Samuel (1876) & Samuel (1899)
... This Shears family started the SHEARS BRICKYARD in Timaru in 1874 and the story of this Brickworks and of the life of the Shears is well documented at that link with lots of photos


Henry Shears (1898-1898)
- buried 8 March 1898 aged 1 week
- Plot 116, Row 89, Block SE


Henry Shears (1885-1910)
- buried 27 November 1910, aged 25
- Plot 434, Row 7, Block G
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
Henry
The Beloved Son of
Robert & Matilda Shears
Died 24th Nov 1910 aged 25 years
At Rest
ALSO
Robert, Beloved Husband of Matilda Shears
Died Sept. 1924 aged 63 years
Till we Meet Again
ALSO
Matilda, Beloved Wife of Above
Died Dec 3rd 1
Aged 67 years
PEACE PERFECT PEACE


James Shears (1876-1957)
- buried 20 December 1957, aged 81
- Plot 982, Row 55, Block L
- James married Minerva Ineson in 1904
their known children:
* 1904 - Muriel Ivy Shears
* 1906 - Benjamin James Shears
* 1907 - Walter Ineson Shears
* 1909 - Thomas Austin Shears
* 1911 - William Edward Shears
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
JAMES SHEARS
Born 3rd July 1876
Died 17th Dec 1957
Also His Wife
MINVA (sic) SHEARS
Died 12th Sept. 1963 aged 83


Joan Dickson Shears (1920-2010)
- died 22 August 2010 aged 90
- buried 3 September 2010
- Plot 17, Row 401
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
Clarence Robert Shears 1914 - 1999
AND Joan Dickson Shears 1919 - 2010


Kathleen Joy Shears (1952-1952)
- buried 3 October 1952, aged 6 days
- Plot 750, Row 54, Block L
HEADSTONE READS:
Kathleen Joy Shears died 1952 aged 6 day
Ellen Margaret Bray died 1981 aged 63 years
Benjamim J. Shears died 1983 aged 76 years
Florence M. T. Shears died 2006 aged 91


Mary Shears (nee AIREY) (1856-1919)
- Mary married James Shears in 1879 (the founder of the Brickyard)
their known children:
1880 - Margaret Shears
1882 - Frank Thomas Shears
1884 - Mary Shears
- buried 10 October 1919, aged 63
- Plot 437, Row 7, Block G
10 October 1919 The death in Timaru on Tuesday last of Mrs Mary Shears, widow of the late james Shears, at one time a well-known brickyard proprietor, in Canterbury, and mother of Mrs Reg. Alexander, of Whangarei. News of her illness was received on Monday and Mrs Alexander left for the South on Tuesday by the Manaia, but unfortunately arrived too late. Mrs Shears has been a resident of Timaru for over 50 years, having arrived there from England as a girl with her parents. She was of a quiet and retiring disposition, but beloved and respected by all who had the privilege of her friendship. Mr Shears died in England last February during the epidemic.
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of Frank Thomas Shears
Son of James and Mary Shears
Died Nov 23 1901 aged 19 years
So Loved So Mourned
ALSO our Beloved Mother
Mary Shears
who departed this life October 7th 1919 aged 63 years
Tender Mother and a Faithful Friend
ASLEEP IN JESUS


Matilda Shears (nee LLOYD) (1862-1929)
- Matilda married Robert Shears in 1882
- she was buried 5 December 1929, aged 67
- Plot 434, Row 7, Block G
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
Henry
The Beloved Son of
Robert & Matilda Shears
Died 24th Nov 1910 aged 25 years
At Rest
ALSO
Robert, Beloved Husband of Matilda Shears
Died Sept. 1924 aged 63 years
Till we Meet Again
ALSO
Matilda, Beloved Wife of Above
Died Dec 3rd 1
Aged 67 years
PEACE PERFECT PEACE


Michael Trevor Shears (1968-1968)
- died 14 July 1968 aged 7 months
- he was buried 16 July 1968
- Plot 104, Row 63
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
MICHEAL (sic) SHEARS 14-7-68 aged 7 months
Dearly Loved Son Of Zita


Minerva Shears (nee INESON) (1880-1963)
- Minerva arived into Lyttelton in Nov 1882 on the Marlborough with her parents James & Maria Ineson (1835-1892) and she attended Hilton School in Timaru
- Minerva married James Shears in 1904
- buried 14 September 1963, aged 82
- Plot 982, Row 55, Block L
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
JAMES SHEARS
Born 3rd July 1876
Died 17th Dec 1957
Also His Wife
MINVA SHEARS (sic)
Died 12th Sept. 1963 aged 83


Muriel Jane Shears (nee STOCKDALE) (1889-1965)
- Muriel married Arthur William Shears in 1912
- she was buried 23 August 1965, aged 76
- Plot 1465, Row 58, Block L
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
ARTHUR Loved Husband Of Muriel J. Shears
passed Away 15-4-45 aged 65
ALSO his Loved Wife
MURIEL JANE
Passed Away 21-8-65


Robert Shears (1861-1924)
- Robert married Matilda Lloyd in 1881
their known children:
* 1883 - Frances Matilda Shears
* 1885 - Henry Robert Shears
* 1888 - Louisa Shears
* 1891 - Arthur Shears
- Robert was buried 6 September 1924, aged 63
- Plot 434, Row 7, Block G
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
Henry
The Beloved Son of
Robert & Matilda Shears
Died 24th Nov 1910 aged 25 years
At Rest
ALSO
Robert, Beloved Husband of Matilda Shears
Died Sept. 1924 aged 63 years
Till we Meet Again
ALSO
Matilda, Beloved Wife of Above
Died Dec 3rd 1
Aged 67 years
PEACE PERFECT PEACE


Rosina Constance Shears (1919-1953)
- Rosina was buried 30 June 1953, aged 34 years
- Plot 133, Row 138, Block N
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
ARTHUR WILLIAM
Beloved Husband Of
ROSINA C. SHEARS
Died 17th Jan 1947 aged 34
Also His Beloved Wife
ROSINA CONSTANCE
Died 29th June 1953 aged 34
AT REST


Samuel Shears (1874-1876)
- buried 10 September 1876, aged 2
- Plot 86, Row 15, Block D
... buried with Samuel (1900) & Hannah (1899)


Samuel Shears (1816-1900)
- buried 27 February 1900, aged 83
- Plot 86, Row 15, Block D
... buried with Samuel (1876) & Hannah (1899)


Victor Shears (1893-1900)
- buried 19 June 1900, aged 7 years
- Plot 723, Row 424 at Geraldine Cemetery


Walter Ineson Shears (1908-1987)
- son of James SHEARS & Minerva INESON
- he was buried 16 April 1987, aged 79
- Plot 1072, Row 147, Block LB
HEADSTONE READS:
In Loving Memory Of
DORIS MAY
dearly loved wife of
WALTER INESON SHEARS
died 9th Oct 1977 - aged 74
Also her loved husband
WALTER INESON
died 14th April 1987 - aged 79
Loved By All


William Edward Shears (1911-1978)
- buried 10 April 1978, aged 67
- Plot 163, Row 160, Block 4
PLAGUE READS:
111637 - CPL.
W. E. SHEARS
N.Z. ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Died 6.4.1978 - 67 years
2nd N.Z.E.F.


PHOTO
Plot 434, Row 7, Block G at Timaru Cemetery
HEADSTONE READS:
In Memory Of
Henry
The Beloved Son of
Robert & Matilda Shears
Died 24th Nov 1910 aged 25 years
At Rest
ALSO
Robert, Beloved Husband of Matilda Shears
Died Sept. 1924 aged 63 years
Till we Meet Again
ALSO
Matilda, Beloved Wife of Above
Died Dec 3rd 1
Aged 67 years
PEACE PERFECT PEACE

Surnames: AIREY BOYCE BURFIELD GOULD INESON LLOYD SHEARS STACEY STOCKDALE
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