Shannon Cemetery, Shannon, Horowhenua, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand


Latitude: -40.54706979383404, Longitude: 175.40093421936035

Notes:
The first interment took place in 1893, making it the districts third oldest cemetery and continues to be used on a regular basis by the same early colonial families as the resting place for departed loved ones.

The Cemetery has colonial charm with its rustic stone pillars and historic graves with many prominent early settlers from the Shannon Area buried in the Cemetery.

The Cemetery offers a historical retreat into the areas local history, with a large number of historic graves.


Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Shannon Cemetery Headstone -  Clarence Percy Sunnex
Shannon Cemetery Headstone - Clarence Percy Sunnex
 
    Clarence Percy Sunnex (d. 08 Mar 1956)
 
Shannon Cemetery Headstone -  Joy Annie Sunnex
Shannon Cemetery Headstone - Joy Annie Sunnex
 
    Joy Annie Sunnex (d. 03 Nov 1946)
 
Shannon Cemetery Headstone - Amy May Sunnex
Shannon Cemetery Headstone - Amy May Sunnex
 
    Amy May Kempton (d. 25 Aug 1980)
 
Shannon Cemetery Headstone Inscription
Shannon Cemetery Headstone Inscription
In Loving memory of Joy Annie SUNNEX accidentally
drowned 3rd November 1946 
  Presbyterian Grave 52 Block 15  Joy Annie Sunnex (d. 03 Nov 1946)
 
Shannon Cemetery Headstone Inscription
Shannon Cemetery Headstone Inscription
In Loving Memory of CLARENCE PERCY beloved
husband of Amy May SUNNEX 1901-1956 
  Methodist Grave 17 Block 19.  Clarence Percy Sunnex (d. 08 Mar 1956)
 
Shannon Cemetery Headstone Inscription
Shannon Cemetery Headstone Inscription
A.M. SUNNEX R.I.P. 
  Section 18 Block XIX  Amy May Kempton (d. 25 Aug 1980)