Brian Cuthbert Parcell
Location #214. Second School Residence.
Group Number 2

Group Members

The table below shows the people that make up the group.

No Last Name First Names Maiden Name Relationship Occupation Born Died School Year
1 Parcell Brian Cuthbert Husband Coal miner. 30 Aug 1914 22 Sep 2007
2 Parcell Olga Kathleen (Poppy) Ritchie Wife 29 Feb 1912 1 Sep 1978 5 Nov 1918
3 Parcell Graham Brian (Gus) Child 15 Apr 1938


The table below shows any historical notes about the party group.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
2453 1930s Brian and Olga Parcell lived in dwelling #214.

It appears that about this time Mr & Mrs Parcell lived in dwelling #214. Mr Parcell worked as a miner at the Cromwell & Bannockburn Colliery Company, Shepherds Creek coal mine (#247)

2454 c1939 Brian Parcell turned down for active service.

At the start of W.W.2, Brian Parcell was turned down for active service due to medical reasons. However he was 'man powered' as a farm worker to a farm near Akaroa. Mr Parcell's family moved to the farm and lived with him.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
1410 Mrs M Bruce - Roxburgh c1913 Family of James (2) and Eleanor Ritchie. View Image
1960 Mrs J Smallfield - Dunedin c1930 Mr Brian Cuthbert Parcell & Mrs Olga Kathleen (Poppy) Parcell (Ritchie) View Image
1961 Mrs J Smallfield - Dunedin 1933 Mrs Olga Kathleen (Poppy) Parcell (Ritchie) with son, Edgar Parcell View Image