Memorials 

 

Tombstones.

 

Henry Williams' original tombstone.  As the sandstone has deteriorated badly, the Ministry of Culture and Heritage has replaced it with an exact copy.  The parish of Waimate North has gifted this tombstone to the Williams family for display at The Retreat and it is now housed in a garden pavilion.  Marianne's original tombstone is still in their joint grave in Holy Trinity churchyard, Pakaraka.

 

 

Memorial Plaques.

 

Three carved plaques from a memorial to Henry Williams in St Paul's, Paihia churchyard, gifted by the Maori clergy after Henry's death.  These three sandstone plaques have deteriorated and been replaced.  The damaged plaques, in Maori and English, were donated by the parish to the Williams Museum Trust, and are now housed in the Garden Pavillion.

 

​© 2013 H & W Williams Memorial Museum Trust.  All rights reserved.

 

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