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Tree Information x

Identifier: NNR/1972
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Nelson City Council
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
This cedar is dedicated to Sapper, Harold B. Jellyman, who was killed in action at the age of 22 on 16 February 1917 at Messines, Belgium. He is buried at Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, France.

The tree was planted along with others in conjunction with the unveiling of the Stoke First World War Memorial Gates in 1924 commemorating the lives of 7 Stoke men "who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War". See additional notes on tree record NNR/1971 (Cadwallader, B, 2024).

1] Auckland Museum Online Cenotaph - Harold B. Jellyman.
2] The Prow, Leslie George Ching, accessed 2.6.2014

Keywords: ANZAC, First World War, Messines

Single Tree Details

Genus: Cedrus
Species: atlantica 'Glauca'
Common names: Atlantic blue cedar, Atlas cedar
Height: 22.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 336 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 107 cm
Crown Spread A: 18.00m
Crown Spread B: 19.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.50m
Actual Planting Date: Jun 1924
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 100 years
Tree Health Description: In excellent health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 220
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 177


Date Observer Action
10 Aug 2020 Cadwallader, B.G. for NCC


Lat/Long: -41.313645591321 / 173.2326135669084
Location Name: Marsden Recreation Ground
Address: Main Road Stoke
Suburb: Stoke
City/Town: Nelson
Region: Nelson
Location Description: On the north side of the park adjacent to the Turf Hotel.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Nelson City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 10 Aug 2020
Harold Burnard Jellyman in uniform. Family records 01 May 1916
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