Mary Anne Popham

ID# 6571, (30 Jul 1874 - 16 Dec 1951)

Mary Anne Popham was born on 30 Jul 1874 at Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.1
She was the daughter of Charles Popham and Harriett Lawson.

Mary immigrated c 1880 from Queensland Australia to Oamaru, New Zealand , with Charles Popham

It appears that sometime between the death of daughter Harriet in 1879 and birth of Robert in 1880, the family moved to New Zealand and first settled in Oamaru.

Mary Anne Popham married Claude Emilius Wilkins in 1900 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand .2

As of 1900,her married name was Wilkins.

Mary died on 16 Dec 1951 at 162 Sidey Street, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand , at age 77 years, 4 months and 16 days.3

Mary was buried on 18 Dec 1951 at Anderson's Bay Cemetery, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Buried with Claude Emelius Wilkins.4

Family: Mary Anne Popham and Claude Emilius Wilkins

FatherCharles Popham (1846 - 8 Sep 1893)
MotherHarriett Lawson (1853 - 15 Jul 1918)


  1. [S177] State of Queensland, QLD BDM Indexes (Queensland: Macbeth Genealogical Services Pty Ltd, 2000), 1874/ C3330 - QLD Govt Online Historical Database. Hereinafter cited as QLD BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, NZ Online Database: 1900/ 5596. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: NZ Online Database: 1951/ 33040 aged 77.
  4. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Dunedin City Council Online Database: Block 168 Plot 72. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.