Clarence Cecil  Pelvin

CLARENCE CECIL PELVIN, b. 27 Jul 1901, Waitaki North; d. June 30, 1908, Waimate. Bur: Waimate Old Cemetery; Plot 236; Religion: Presbyterian

School Records (APWs) - Name Clarence PELVIN ; School Tawai; Register Number 160; Admission Date 3 Jul 1906; Parent / Guardian Mr Charles Pelvin; Address Waitaki; 

Otago Witness:- Several sons of Mr Charles Pelvin, farmer at Redcliff, were working in a gravel pit yesterday when the sides fell in, covering one of the workers to the waist and entirely burying a smaller brother, aged 6 years. When the child was uncovered it was found that he had been suffocated and his life was extinct.

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A child named Clarence Pelvin was killed at Redcliffs on June 30. The boy, with several brothers, sons of Mr Charles Pelvin, was in a quarry, when the sides slipped down and buried him. "When he was extricated he was found to be dead. 


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