Robert Popham

ID# 6574, (8 Aug 1880 - 28 Dec 1937)

Robert Popham was born on 8 Aug 1880 at Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand .1
He was the son of Charles Popham and Harriett Lawson.

Robert died on 28 Dec 1937 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand , at age 57 years, 4 months and 20 days

From 23 Loyalty Street, Dunedin.2

Robert's death notice appeared on 29 Dec 1937 in the "Otago Daily Times", New Zealand ,

On Dec 28th at Dunedin, Robert beloved son of the late Charles and Harriet Popham, and loved brother of Mesdammes Wilkins (Invercargill), Williams (Benhar), Ross, Martin and Todd (Dunedin) and Messrs Charles (Titiri) and Lewis (Dunedin) in his 58th years.
"Deeply Mourned"
The Funeral will leave the residence, 23 Loyalty Street on Thursday the 30th inst at 2.30pm for the Anderson's Bay Cemetery.
C J Thorn Ltd, Funeral Director.3

Robert was buried on 30 Dec 1937 at Anderson's Bay Cemetery, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

1st War Veteran
53405 Rfm R Popham, Rifle Brigade died 28 Dec 1937 aged 57
23244 Pte L Popham, Otago Regt
died 29 July 1940 aged 65. NZEF.4

Robert and Lewis Popham
Anderson's Bay 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, Folio No 3077 Sept Qtr - not showing on the Online Database but in the microfiche.. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: NZ Online Database: 1937/ 17452 aged 57yrs.
  3. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Otago Daily Times Newspaper, 29 Dec 1937 pg 6, viewed Dunedin Library 31 May 2013. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  4. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Dunedin City Council Online Database: Block 139 Plot 7. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.