Elsie May Popham

ID# 6579, (1889 - 4 May 1890)

Elsie May Popham was born in 1889 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Parents: Charles and Harriett Popham.1

She was the daughter of Charles Popham and Harriett Lawson.

Elsie died on 4 May 1890 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand , at age 1 year

11 months.2

Elsie was buried on 6 May 1890 at Southern Cemetery, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Buried in the plot with her parents.

There is an error on the online database stating she is buried in Block 19P Plot 18 with the Carter's, this is incorrect and I have forward them details to correct the entry.3

Harriett and Charles Popham
along with Elsie May Popham and grandson Charles Wilkins
Southern Cemetery
FatherCharles Popham (1846 - 8 Sep 1893)
MotherHarriett Lawson (1853 - 15 Jul 1918)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, NZ Online Database: 1889/ 6779. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: NZ Online Database: 1890/ 2813 11 months.
  3. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Dunedin City Council Online Database: Block 18P Plot 19. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.