Samuel Haigh

ID# 6693, (c 1844 - 19 May 1933)

Samuel Haigh was born c 1844 at Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand ,

no birth registration or notice regarding Sam's birth. He was born before civil registration commenced in NZ.

He was the son of George Haigh and Elizabeth Schorfield.

Samuel died on 19 May 1933 at Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

Samuel's death notice appeared on 19 May 1933 in the "Evening Post", New Zealand ,

Personal Items

An old identity of the Wellington district, Mr Samuel Haigh, died at Greytown today, at the age of 89 years. He was born at Wellington in 1844, and conducted a butchery business on Lambton Quay for some years. He went to Greytown sixty years ago, and has resided there ever since. He was connected with many local bodies in his district, and was a keen bowler. He is survived by a large family, and there are numerous grandchildren.2

Samuel was buried on 21 May 1933 at Greytown Cemetery, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

HAIGH Samual - buried 21 May 1933.3

Father*George Haigh (c 1805 - )
Mother*Elizabeth Schorfield (c 1806 - 9 Feb 1853)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1933 NZ Online Database: 1933/ 2092 aged 89yrs. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Evening Post, vol CXV, Issue 116, 19 May 1933, Page 9. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  3. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), NZSG Greytown G04.03 No 91 - Block 2 Plot 11. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.