Partner Emma Ada Scott, buried together

Queer Places:
158 The Terrace, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
Karori Cemetery, 76 Old Karori Rd, Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand

Emma Ada Scott and Alice Mills (1867 - December 2, 1943) are buried together at Karori Cemetery, Wellington. The tombstone reads:

In loving memory of EMMA ADA SCOTT Late of Launceston, Tasmania Died 2 nd July 1938, aged 69 years Also her dear friend ALICE MILLS Died 2 nd December 1943, aged 76 years WE SHALL MEET AGAIN

Records show these women lived together at 158 the Terrace, Wellington. The grave was purchased by Alice on 9 June 1936, two years be fore Emma’s death in 1938. Alice herself died on 2 December 1943, was cremated, and her ashes interred in the grave on 4 December.

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  1. http://researcharchive.vuw.ac.nz/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10063/689/thesis.pdf