Another old resident of Auckland, Mrs, J.H.Witheford, who was highly esteemed by her many friends, died yesterday at Birkenhead. Deceased was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. Robert Bartley of Devonport, one of the early arrivals in the city. Mrs. Witheford had had a long and painful illness and latterly had been unconscious for some time. Mrs. Witheford is survived by two sons and three daughters as well as her husband. The interment took place at Birkenhead this afternoon.