funeral

Fire Brigade Funeral

Fireman’s funeral at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Market Street, Hastings
Coffin carried by firemen in uniform
Dennis fire engine number plate H6.073

[Samuel Thomas Tong died in 1934 so possibly his funeral]

St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church was designed by CT Natusch and built in wood on a cement base by JJ Payne to seat 266 at ground level and 108 in galleries. Opened 7 October 1906, it has a 105 foot spire which came down in the 1931 earthquake.

Fire Brigade Funeral Procession

Fire brigade funeral procession

Fire Brigade Funeral Procession

Fire brigade funeral procession

Fire Brigade Funeral Procession

Fireman’s funeral procession, led by Dennis fire engine number plate 56.875, Heretaunga Street, Hastings; Grand Hotel on left

Signs on buildings –

“BAKER
HIGH CLASS
PASTRY COOK
CARR’S

JOHN CARR
PASTRYCOOK

COMMERCIAL BANK AUSTRALIA LTD.

ECONOMIC […] BELL

LAND & HEIGHWAY”