Rosalind Mary Corlett

ID# 1242, (20 Jan 1914 - 13 Nov 2008)
Rosalind Brazendale
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Rosalind Mary Corlett was born on 20 Jan 1914 at Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

She was the daughter of Thomas Corlett and Catherine Mary Ann Gertrude Watson.

Rosalind attended "Parkvale School", Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 29 Oct 1923

CORLETT Rosalind
Parkvale School, Carterton
No 279
Admission: 29 Oct 1923
Parent: Thomas Corlett, Parkvale
DOB: 20 Jan 1914
Last School: Carterton
Last Day: 6 July 1925
Destination: Carterton.2

As of 1938,her married name was Brazendale.

Rosalind Mary Corlett married Osmond Brazendale in 1938 at Wairarapa, New Zealand .3
Rosalind Corlett marriage to Osmond Brazendale
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Rosalind died on 13 Nov 2008 at Carter Court, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 94 years, 9 months and 24 days

Death in Newspaper 15 Nov 2008, via NZSG Index, Carterton Wairarapa.4

Rosalind's death notice appeared on 15 Nov 2008 in the "Wairarapa Daily Times", New Zealand ,

BRAZENDALE, Rosalind Mary (Rosie) (nee Corlett)
Of Matarawa, Carterton. On 13th November 2008 peacefully at Carter Court, Carterton. In her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Osmond (Ossie). Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Winston and Elaine (Carterton), Frances and Greg Ball (Masterton). Much loved and treasured Grandma of Catherine, Lindsay and Robyn, Elizabeth and Tony, Annette, Johanna and Justin, Monica and Chris; Roger and Nicky, Andrew and Angela, Michael and Emma (London). Loved great Grandma of Zachary, Xavier; Nathan, Aaron; Ashleigh; Tyla, Kadin, Renee, Grayson; Adam, Simon; and Ella. Loved by many others. A special thanks to all Carter Court for their wonderful care. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Carter Court, 95-97 Pembroke Street, Carterton, would be appreciated an may be left in the church foyer. A service for Rosalind will be held in St Mark's Anglican Church, Carterton, on Wdnesday, 19th November 2008 at 11.00am. followed by burial at the Clareville Lawn Cemetery. Messages to the Brazendale family, C/- PO Box 185, Carterton 5743 or can be left on Rosalind's tribute page at

Rosalind was buried on 19 Nov 2008 at Clareville Cemetery, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

Brazendale, Roasalind Mary, from Swamp Road, Matarawa RD1, Carterton, aged 94yrs.6

Osmond and Rosalind Brazendale Headstone
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Rosalind and Osmond had 2 known children.
Would love to make contact with family.

Family: Rosalind Mary Corlett and Osmond Brazendale

Father*Thomas Corlett (1 Oct 1874 - 13 Apr 1931)
Mother*Catherine Mary Ann Gertrude Watson (1882 - 22 Oct 1968)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 687, March Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S44] School Admissions, School Records (Auckland, New Zealand: NZSG), NZSG Register No 279 - Wairarapa Branch. Hereinafter cited as School Records.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 187.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: DIA Index 2008/28301 born 20 Jan 1914.
  5. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Wairarapa Daily Times, 15nov2008 - Funeral Notices. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Clareville Cemetery Online Database: Plot 940 Lawn, Burial. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.