BURIED TOGETHER

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 (died 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.


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