Ralph Valentine Corlett

ID# 6234, (14 Feb 1933 - 19 May 2014)
Ralph Valentine Corlett, taken 2014
photo courtsey Mary Cull 2014

Ralph Valentine Corlett was born on 14 Feb 1933 at Eketahuna, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand ,

Registered only as Ralph Corlett, but always called and known as Ralph Valentine Corlett.1

He was the son of Rowland Corlett and Violet Annie Dalby.

Ralph was present on the 1954 Electoral Roll Hukanui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand , in the household of Rowland Corlett.

CORLETT Rowland, Hukanui, farmer
CORLETT Violet Anne, Hukanui, married
CORLETT Ralph Valentine, Hukanui, farm hand.2

Ralph died on 19 May 2014 at Ngatea, Waikato, New Zealand , at age 81 years, 3 months and 5 days.3

Ralph's death notice appeared on 20 May 2014 in the "Waikato Times", New Zealand ,

CORLETT Ralph Valentine JP (retired)
Peacefully at his home in Ngatea, on 19th May, 2014; aged 81 years.
Dearly loved husband and best friend of Zeta for the past 58 years, and much loved dad of Peter and Tina, Helen and Kevin, and special "Uncle Ralph" of David. Adored poppa of Jamie, Renee, David, Erin, Amber, and Nita, and great-poppa of Zaaden, Jesse, Corra, and Jade.
A celebration of Ralph's life will be held at the Hauraki Plains Co-Operating Parish Church, Darlington Street, Ngatea, on Thursday, 22nd May, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.
Communications to: 7 Masonic Place, Ngatea 3503.4

A celebration of Ralph's Life was held on 22 May 2014 at Hauraki Plains Co-Operating Parish Church, Ngatea, Waikato, New Zealand ,

The Celebration was at 11am and later was followed by a private cremation.

Father*Rowland Corlett (10 Aug 1905 - 2 Sep 1975)
Mother*Violet Annie Dalby (11 Jul 1907 - 15 Sep 2007)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 713, March Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1954 NZ Electoral Roll, Pahiatua Manawatu-Wanganui. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 2014 NZ Online Database: 2014/ 11903 - DOB 14 Feb 1933.
  4. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Waikato Times May 20, 2014. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.