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Municipal’s Cemetery, Tapu, Thames Coromandel, New Zealand

Municipal’s Cemetery
Tapu
Thames Coromandel
New Zealand

photo of Municipal’s Cemetery

Municipal’s Cemetery, Tapu

Notes about this cemetery

The GPR holds 46 grave and 108 person records for this cemetery.

Caroline Church photographed and indexed this cemetery.

The status of the photographing of the monuments in this cemetery is complete.

There have been 34 requests for photographs from this cemetery.

In the Tapu Cemetery, rest many of the early pioneers of the district, and on the headstones read the names of those whose descendants still live in the area. Many graves are unmarked. Apparently this place was always a Maori burial ground, and in the early days it was agreed between the local Maori and Europeans, that any residents could be buried in this sacred ground [this may indicate why the area is known as ‘Tapu’] generally in family plots. However, the area has never been gazetted as an official cemetery as the Thames County has no records whatsoever and over the years persons were buried more or less indiscriminately, may graves now being unmarked. Eventually, the area known as the Cemetery Point, was sold by the local Maori and was taken over by the Thames-Coromandel council. In 1972 a fence was erected according to the line that had been surveyed prior to the sale of the main block of land, and unfortunately it was later discovered that some unmarked graves are outside this boundary. Some useful websites for additional research: http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~althea/ http://pearlspad.net.nz/Tapu-KeretaSchool.htm http://thamesnz-genealogy.blogspot.co.nz/2011/07/tapu-thames-coast-genealogy-resources.html

The latest graves details for this cemetery were added on 29 March 2012

Grave Monument Photographs

Below are the names that appear on the photographs held by the GPR for Municipal’s Cemetery, Tapu, Thames Coromandel, New Zealand.

If you would like to obtain a free copy of any of the grave monument photographs for the names listed on this page just click either the GPR reference number or one of the full names. For further information please visit our how to request an image page.

To see details of other people with the same surname, just click on the surname that is of interest.

The ages given on tombstone monuments are often incorrect and so dates of birth should be consided as probable rather than actual. Please also note that all ages and dates of birth in red have been calculated and are not on the monument.

The view statistics shown below are from 8 Jan 2014 when collection of these statistics started.

no.family surnamefull namerelationshipbirth
year
burial
year
ageGPR ref.
1BrookKathleen Brookfirst name on the monument1909200495206142
Maxwell Brookhusband of Kathleen Brook1902198684

2ConnellBasil Connellfirst name on the monument1864192359206170

3DanseyAnnie Danseyfirst name on the monument1879191839206133
Harry Danseyhusband of Annie Dansey1874194470

4GourleyEmma Lucy Gourleyfirst name on the monument1923206148
Walter Gourleyhusband of Emma Lucy Gourley

5GrahamMary Grahamfirst name on the monument1861195291206168
Emily Allen Youngdaughter of Mary Graham1956
Merle Younggrand daughter of Mary Graham
Graham Younggrand son of Mary Graham
Alex Youngson-in-law of Mary Graham

6HawkesGeorge Robert Hawkesfirst name on the monument1868189325206164
James Hawkes1873189320
Robert Edwin Hawkes1878191840

7HawkesHenry William Hawkesfirst name on the monument1871195685206166

8HawkesRichard Hawkesfirst name on the monument1865193671206167
Mary Ann Hawkeswife of Richard Hawkes1863194986

9HawkesRichard Mills Hawkesfirst name on the monument1840192282206165
Mary Hawkeswife of Richard Mills Hawkes1831192695

10HemaraWairueti Lucy Hemarafirst name on the monument1951206157
Isaac Francis Hemara1952
James Simeon Hemara1952

11HoltDavid Ernest Holtfirst name on the monument1876190933206174
Edward Francis Holtson of David Ernest Holt190019011
Susan Holtwife of David Ernest Holt

12JacobsHenry Moss Jacobsfirst name on the monument1836188751206169

13JamiesonEdward Jamiesonfirst name on the monument1853193077206172
Arthur C Jamieson1887192437
Thomas Jamieson1859193576
Phoebe Jamiesonwife of Edward Jamieson89

14JonesJoseph Jonesfirst name on the monument1839191879206178
Mary Ann Joneswife of Joseph Jones1840191979

15JonesJoseph Thomas Jonesfirst name on the monument1864192965206177

16JonesSarah Alice Jonesfirst name on the monument1882197694206147
Arthur Joneshusband of Sarah Alice Jones1874193157

17KanePapa Dennis Noel Kanefirst name on the monument1922200785206158
Kenneth Kanebrother of Papa Dennis Noel Kane
Aggie Tepaniafriend of Papa Dennis Noel Kane
Dulcie Joyce Kanemother of Papa Dennis Noel Kane

18LeeTollef Leefirst name on the monument1847192275206160

19LowrieColin W J Lowriefirst name on the monument192419284206153
R Lowriefather of Colin W J Lowrie
M Lowriemother of Colin W J Lowrie

20LowrieRobert Lowriefirst name on the monument1856193983206151
Elizabeth Hannah Lowriewife of Robert Lowrie1862193068

21MataikaHimiona Mataikafirst name on the monument1851192170206159
Hira Mataika1881192140

22MatiuHone Matiufirst name on the monument1911195544206156

23McLachlanEdward Jason McLachlanfirst name on the monument193319374206162
Phillip McLachlanfather of Edward Jason McLachlan
Pearl McLachlanmother of Edward Jason McLachlan

24McMahonAndrew McMahonfirst name on the monument1808189183206136
Jane McMahonwife of Andrew McMahon1817189477

25McMahonAndrew Manfred McMahonfirst name on the monument1867195588206137
Michael McMahonfather of Andrew Manfred McMahon
Mary McMahonmother of Andrew Manfred McMahon

26McMahonBrett Edward McMahonfirst name on the monument1956200448206146
Bryan McMahonfather of Brett Edward McMahon
Joyce McMahonmother of Brett Edward McMahon

27McMahonC N McMahonfirst name on the monument1898199395206144
Lilian McMahon1914200288

28McMahonEdna Eveline McMahonfirst name on the monument1897191215206140
John Francis McMahonfather of Edna Eveline McMahon1871194372
Annie McMahonmother of Edna Eveline McMahon1878194163

29McMahonIan Norman McMahonfirst name on the monument1937206141
C N McMahonfather of Ian Norman McMahon
Sarah Jane McMahonmother of Ian Norman McMahon1957
Gloria Dawn McMahonsister of Ian Norman McMahon1955

30McMahonLindsay Dale McMahonfirst name on the monument1954199541206145
Daniel McMahonson of Lindsay Dale McMahon
Helen McMahonwife of Lindsay Dale McMahon

31McMahonMichael McMahonfirst name on the monument1844190359206138

32McMahonSelwyn Douglas McMahonfirst name on the monument1924198258206143
Betty Ruth McMahonwife of Selwyn Douglas McMahon1925198257

33McMahonWilliam McMahonfirst name on the monument1863191653206139

34MelroseJanet Melrosefirst name on the monument1896206163

35PlummerJohn Plummerfirst name on the monument1821189574206150
Maurice Douglas Homan1926200579
Mary Elizabeth Plummerwife of John Plummer1826189973

36PlummerMatilda Plummerfirst name on the monument1864191753206149
Robert Armstrong Plummerhusband of Matilda Plummer1935

37PrattCaroline L Prattfirst name on the monument1886192640206171

38PrendivilleJames Prendivillefirst name on the monument1884192238206152
Clara Prendivillewife of James Prendiville

39RobinsonHazel Evelyn Robinsonfirst name on the monument189618971206155

40StephensSamuel Stephensfirst name on the monument1841191170206176
Rhoda Stephenswife of Samuel Stephens1839191475

41TrotterRobert Russell Trotterfirst name on the monument1833191784206154
Francis Jane Trotterwife of Robert Russell Trotter1848192173

42TrotterWilliam John Russell Trotterfirst name on the monument1890195969206161
Emily Ethel Trotterwife of William John Russell Trotter1898195658

43WenzlickGregory John Wenzlickfirst name on the monument1840191474206135
Anna Wenzlickdaughter-in-law of Gregory John Wenzlick
Irene Wenzlickgrand daughter of Gregory John Wenzlick190519105
Shayle Gregorygreat grand son of Gregory John Wenzlick
Gregory John Wenzlickgreat grand son of Gregory John Wenzlick
Frederick Wenzlickson of Gregory John Wenzlick
George Michael Wenzlickson of Gregory John Wenzlick1883191835
Johannes Wenzlickson of Gregory John Wenzlick1870193969
Mary Wenzlickwife of Gregory John Wenzlick1847193487

44WilliamsThomas Williamsfirst name on the monument1844191672206175
Nola Kathleen Williams1918199476
Henry Richard Williamsson of Thomas Williams1885191833
Eliza Williamswife of Thomas Williams1862192664

45WilsonSusan Wilsonfirst name on the monument1879192041206173
John S Wilsonhusband of Susan Wilson

46WilsonSydney Wilsonfirst name on the monument1934206134



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