Richard Seymour

ID# 534, (1881 - 5 Nov 1948)

Richard Seymour was born in 1881 at Reefton, Westcoast, New Zealand .1

He was the son of James Phipps Seymour and Isabella Hannah.

Richard Seymour married Mona Maude Cain, daughter of Thomas Edward Cain and Anna Maria Schiavi, on 30 Mar 1917 at Registrars Office, Motueka, Nelson-Marlborough, New Zealand ,

Richard Seymour,
36, Miner, Bachelor,
Born Reefton
Res: Riwaka
Parents: James Phippe Seymour, Miner & Isabella Hannah
Mona Maud Cain,
21, Dressmaker, Spinster,
Born Kumara
Res: Riwaka
Parents: Thomas Cain, Farmer & Annie Schiavi

Witnessess: Mary Dunn, Dressmaker, Riwaka and Harry Monoy, Merchant, Motueka.2,3

Richard Seymour was on the 1940 Directory.

SEYMOUR, Richard, Farmer, Birchfield.4

Richard died on 5 Nov 1948 at Buller, Westcoast, New Zealand , at age 67 years.5

Richard was buried on 7 Nov 1948 at Orowaiti Cemetery, Buller, Westcoast, New Zealand .6

Richard and Mona had 3 children, 2 may still be living.

Child of Richard Seymour and Mona Maude Cain

Father*James Phipps Seymour (c 1852 - 10 Feb 1924)
Mother*Isabella Hannah (c 1862 - 25 Jan 1897)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1881 Folio No 489, March Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1917 Folio No 1226.
  4. [S12] Directories, NZ PO Directory (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1866 - 1955), Wises 1940 NZPO Directory. Hereinafter cited as NZ PO Directory.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1948 Folio No 4804, Dec Qtr.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Buller Council Online Database: Plot 839, Block F. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.