Burials at St Joseph's Catholic Church and Graveyard, Pauatahanui

"To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead."

- Samuel Butler.

 

 
View of St Joseph's Catholic Church, Pauatahanui.
St Joseph's Catholic Church, Pauatahanui.
 

 

Earliest burials in St Joseph's Cemetery

Name

Date

Age

Martin Charles Murphy

15 July 1883

2 months

Barney McGovern (65th Regiment)

1885

49 years

Martin Murphy

16 June 1886

43 years

Edward Charles Stuart

8 November 1892

34 years

Ellen Murphy

17 July 1894

50 years

Patrick Murphy

30 May 1895

67 years

Elizabeth Mary Allen

4 August 1898

1 year 10 months

Francis Bradey

27 March 1901

2 years 6 months

Dennis Allen

18 November 1904

2 years 8 months

Eileen Grace Morgan

29 August 1905

16 months

Roderick Mulhern

22 November 1906

69 years

Ida Mary Vella

3 May 1907

18 years

Bridget Moynihan

19 January 1908

49 years

Mary Greig

24 October 1908

9 days

Mary Magdalene Smith

30 May 1910

47 years

Mary Stuart

6 January 1912

82 years

Charles Stuart

27 July 1912

86 years

Lavinia Millicent Smith

10 December 1912

27 years

Vincent Patrick Bradey

1 September 1913

10 months

Gordon Greig

16 June 1917

2 years 2 months

Angela Clare Mulhern

8 July 1917

34 years

Myra Annie Boulton

13 October 1918

1 year

Jack Vella

23 November 1918

22 years

Regrettably, at least two very old graves partly fenced with wood, are unnamed - all efforts in identifying the respective graves have failed.

Reference:
One Hundred Years "The Centenary of St Joseph's Church, Pauatahanui, 1878-1978"

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