Hector Ronald Priest

ID# 5437, (24 Jul 1911 - 16 Jun 1997)

Hector Ronald Priest was born on 24 Jul 1911 at Pahiatua, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand ,

Parents: Johann Elise & Ttom Priest.1

Hector Ronald Priest married Rowena Corlett, daughter of Sidney Corlett and Elizabeth Ann Griffith, in 1935 at New Zealand .2

Hector died on 16 Jun 1997 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 85 years, 10 months and 23 days.3

Hector was buried on 19 Jun 1997 at Riverside Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .4

Hector and Rowena had 2 children, still living.

Family: Hector Ronald Priest and Rowena Corlett


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, NZ Online Database: 1911/16577
    Folio No 3814 Sept Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 05205.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: DIA Index 1997/40845 born 24 July 1911.
  4. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Masterton Online database, Lawn D, Row 13, Plot B. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.