Christ Church Taita Cemetery, Lower Hutt, Hutt Valley, Wellington, New Zealand


Latitude: -41.17221168986225, Longitude: 174.9677574634552
Christ Church Taita Cemetery

Notes:


Christ Church Taita Cemetery is located at 73 Eastern Hutt Road, Taita in the churchyard of Taita's original Anglican Church.

The Church is the oldest surviving church in the Wellington Region, built by local parishioners in 1853 the first service was held on 1st January 1854.

[Click on this link for background on the Church and lists of some of the baptisms, marriages and burials held in the Church.]


Some of the information contained on this page, including
the Cemtery Plot Map below, was sourced from the website
of the Christ Church Preservation Society (Inc.)
Click on the logo to go to their site.



Cemetery Photos

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Christ's Church Cemetery Taita
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita
 
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Christ's Church Taita, Lower Hutt
Christ's Church Taita, Lower Hutt
 

Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Christ's Church Cemetery Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Headstone Inscription
Abraham Harris born 25 August 1810 Died 22 October 1874.

Sophia Harris Died 21 September 1888 Aged 77 years

 
  37  Abraham Harris (d. 22 Oct 1874)
Sophia Harris (d. 21 Sep 1888)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Sacred to the memory of Henrietta the beloved wife of Robert Kemble who departed this life July 4 - 1871 Aged 46 years
also to Robert Kemble Died August 30 1880 Aged 58 years 
  38  Henrietta Jones? (d. 04 Jul 1871)
Robert Kemble (d. 30 Aug 1880)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Rachel Mabey Died July 27 1886 Aged 74
also Job Mabey Died Dec 15 1896 Aged 86 
  253  Job Mabey (d. 15 Dec 1896)
Rachel Mockridge (d. 27 Jul 1886)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
George Mabey Died June 6 1885 aged 35 
  253  George Mabey (d. 06 Jun 1885)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Job Charles Mabey beloved husband of Elizabeth Mabey Died May 18 1952 Aged 93 years

and Elizabeth Annie Died Nov 6 1962 Aged 94 years 
  251  Elizabeth Annie Benge (d. 06 Nov 1962)
Job Charles Mabey (d. 18 May 1952)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Grace daughter of Eliza and Job Mabey B 23 Dec 1900 Died 26 Jan 1973 
  251  Grace Mabey (d. 26 Jan 1973)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Daughters of JC and EN Mabey little Rosie 1894 - 1896
Rachel Beloved wife of J Carter 1890 - 1925

and their dear son Robert 1923 - 1927 
  252  Rachel Mabey (d. 23 Aug 1925)
Rosie Mabey (d. Abt 1896)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Mary Ann Death Died October 28 1866 Aged 93
also George Death Died Feb 10th 1890 Aged 81 years 
  249  George Gooch Death (d. 10 Feb 1890)
Mary Ann Sturgeon (d. 29 Oct 1886)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Arthur Wellesley Welch Feb 16, 1871 age 9 
  35  Arthur Wellesley Welch (d. 16 Feb 1871)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Sacred to the memory of David James Mabey died Nov 20 1878 Aged 35 years
also his son George Henry Died Dec 16 1877 Aged 9 months 
  258  David James Mabey (d. 20 Nov 1878)
George Henry Mabey (d. 16 Dec 1877)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
In Memory of Esther Died 5 Mar 1889 aged 43 years beloved wife of David James Mabey and also Robert Russell
 
  258  Esther Daysh (d. 06 Mar 1889)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
William Read Welch born Sep 5th 1831 died Jan 28th 1881 aged 49

also his wife Sarah Arabella born July 13th 1835 died Aug 17 1904 aged 69 years
also their daughter Arabella died July 11 1928 Aged 54 years
also their son Ernest Alfred Died October 8 1935 Aged 67 years
 
  263  Sarah Arabella Hedley (d. 15 Aug 1904)
Arabella Welch (d. 11 Jul 1928)
Ernest Alfred Welch (d. 08 Oct 1935)
William Read Welch (d. 28 Jan 1881)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Sacred to the memory of Ann Read the beloved wife of William Welch
died 14 March 1879 aged 75 years
also William Welch died 29 Jun 1887 aged 83
 
  262  Ann Read (d. 14 Mar 1879)
William Welch (d. 29 Jun 1887)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Meager Elizabeth M Died Apr 12th 1879 Aged 21 years
Elizabeth Eliza Meager Mother of above Died May 30th 1903 Aged 68 years

also Henry Meager Husband of above Died Jun 13 1916 Aged 86 years

Ellen Ann Meager Daughter of above called to rest October 24th 1946 Aged 79 years 
  254  Elizabeth Mary Meager (d. 12 Apr 1879)
Ellen Ann Meager (d. 24 Oct 1946)
Henry Meager (d. 13 Jun 1916)
Elizabeth Eliza Welch (d. 30 May 1903)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
In Loving Memory of Annie Lucy Kemble Carroll (nee Welch) 7.2.1915 - 2.1.2005
Edward James Carroll 23.3.1913 - 2.8.2005
Nan and Ted 
    Edward James Carroll (d. 02 Aug 2005)
Annie Lucy Kemble Welch (d. 02 Jan 2005)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Sykes Family Plot 
  34  Jane Child (d. 01 Sep 1883)
Annie Maria Jane Sykes (d. 24 Nov 1866)
George Sykes (d. 21 Jul 1873)
Isaac Sykes (d. 15 Apr 1871)
Isaac Sykes (d. 31 Jul 1932)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
George Robert 1867 - 1957


Although George Robert Sykes's death is commemorated here his cremation and Burial on 31 Jul 1957 in plot 25 Rose Plots is recorded at the Archer Street Cemetery, QE2 Park, Masterton. 
  34  George Robert Sykes (d. 23 Mar 1957)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
A.H. 1874 
  37  Abraham Harris (d. 22 Oct 1874)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Joseph Percy Nov 26,1821 - Mar 14, 1886 Aged 64

Anne Marie Percy His beloved wife Aug 1 1829 - Nov 1 1901 Aged 72

Fredk Richard Percy 4th son Feb 7 1858 - Sep 10 1883 Age 25

Charles Percy 7th son Jan 9 1871 - Jan 11 1871 Aged 2 days 
  257  Charles Percy (d. 11 Jan 1871)
Frederick Richard Percy (d. 10 Sep 1883)
Joseph Percy (d. 14 Mar 1886)
Anne Marie Welch (d. 01 Nov 1901)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Jane 
  34  Jane Child (d. 01 Sep 1883)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Isaac Annie Isaac  
  34  Annie Maria Jane Sykes (d. 24 Nov 1866)
Isaac Sykes (d. 15 Apr 1871)
Isaac Sykes (d. 31 Jul 1932)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Sykes George 1812 - 1873; Jane 1822 - 1883: Isaac 1843 - 1871; Annie 1866 - 1866; Isaac 1869 - 1932
 
  34  Jane Child (d. 01 Sep 1883)
Annie Maria Jane Sykes (d. 24 Nov 1866)
George Sykes (d. 21 Jul 1873)
Isaac Sykes (d. 15 Apr 1871)
Isaac Sykes (d. 31 Jul 1932)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Walter John Percy Died Feb 2nd 1934 Aged 74 
  257  Walter John Percy (d. 02 Feb 1934)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
James Edward Percy Died March 14 1920 Aged 64

William Alfred Percy Died July 20 1935 Aged 82

Arthur Welch Percy Died Jan 8 1939 Aged 74

 
  257  Arthur Welch Percy (d. 08 Jan 1939)
James Edward Percy (d. 14 Mar 1920)
William Alfred Percy (d. 20 Jul 1935)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Adelaide Eliza Jane Percy Died May 6th 1913 Aged 51 years

Lucy Percy Died Feb25 1918 Aged 66

 
  257  Adelaide Eliza Jane Percy (d. 06 May 1913)
Lucy Percy (d. 25 Feb 1918)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Annie beloved wife of Geo. H. Welch
Kathleen Welch 1888 - 1969
Eileen Elder 1890 - 1975 
    Annie Kemble (d. 03 Apr 1892)
Eileen Welch (d. 25 Jan 1975)
Kathleen Welch (d. 21 Aug 1969)
 
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Christ's Church Cemetery Taita Headstone Inscription
Walter George Harrington died 19Feb 1957 aged 77
Florence Clara 10Mar 1964 aged 75
Noel Arthur Harrington Grandson of the above 27 jun 1950 aged 7 years 
     
Christ's Church Taita Tombstone
Christ's Church Taita Tombstone
In Loving Memory of Sarah, Mary, Annie, Mary
'Suffer the little children to come unto me for such is the kingdom of heaven'

Erected by their loving mother Mary Jane Harris

 
  43  Annie Harris
Mary Harris (d. 19 Jun 1865)
Mary Ann Harris (d. 17 Sep 1872)
Sarah Jane Harris (d. 20 Mar 1879)
Mary Jane Mabey (d. 01 Aug 1921)
 
Funeral at the Taita church
Funeral at the Taita church
 
    George Liverton (d. 07 Aug 1884)
 

All Burials

   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Buried   Person ID 
1. Allen, Phillip Gordon   d. 1 Jan 2000 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I7387
2. Benge, Elizabeth Annie   d. 06 Nov 1962 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15607
3. Bradley, Caroline   d. 25 Aug 1883 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22131
4. Carroll, Edward James   bur. Aug 2005 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I3049
5. Child, Jane   bur. 5 Sep 1883 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I233
6. Daysh, Esther   d. 06 Mar 1889 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15612
7. Death, Charles   d. 27 Apr 1884 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22126
8. Death, George Gooch   d. 10 Feb 1890 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22112
9. Edwards, John   bur. 28 May 1889 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15861
10. Golly, Susan Ann   bur. 27 Dec 1904 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I13802
11. Harris, Abraham   d. 22 Oct 1874 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I454
12. Harris, Annie    Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22334
13. Harris, Mary   bur. Jun 1865 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22333
14. Harris, Mary Ann   bur. Sep 1872 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22336
15. Harris, Sarah Jane   d. 20 Mar 1879 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I12105
16. Harris, Sophia   bur. 25 Sep 1888 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I455
17. Harris, William Henry   d. 17 Jul 1853 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I12101
18. Hedley, Sarah Arabella   d. 15 Aug 1904 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22349
19. Jones?, Henrietta   bur. Jul 1871 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22359
20. Kemble, Robert   bur. Sep 1880 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22358
21. Liverton, George   d. 07 Aug 1884 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I13678
22. Mabey, David James   d. 20 Nov 1878 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15611
23. Mabey, George   d. 06 Jun 1885 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15605
24. Mabey, George Henry   d. 16 Dec 1877 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15613
25. Mabey, Grace   d. 26 Jan 1973 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15608
26. Mabey, Job   bur. 18 Dec 1896 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15602
27. Mabey, Job Charles   d. 18 May 1952 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15606
28. Mabey, Rachel   bur. 25 Aug 1925 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15610
29. Mabey, Rosie   d. Abt 1896 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 15609
30. Meager, Elizabeth Mary   bur. Apr 1879 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22361
31. Meager, Ellen Ann   bur. Oct 1946 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22365
32. Meager, Henry   bur. jun1916 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22360
33. Mockridge, Rachel   d. 27 Jul 1886 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I15603
34. Peck, Samuel   d. 09 Feb 1946 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I16592
35. Percy, Adelaide Eliza Jane   bur. 09 May 1913 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22347
36. Percy, Arthur Welch   bur. Jan 1939 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22348
37. Percy, Charles   bur. Jan 1871 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22342
38. Percy, Frederick Richard   bur. Sep 1883 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22341
39. Percy, James Edward   bur. Mar 1920 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22345
40. Percy, Joseph   bur. Mar 1886 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22210
41. Percy, Lucy   bur. Feb 1918 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22343
42. Percy, Walter John   bur. Feb 1934 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22346
43. Percy, William Alfred   bur. Jul 1935 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22344
44. Read, Ann   d. 14 Mar 1879 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I2034
45. Rouse, William   bur. 19 Sep 1916 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I12809
46. Sturgeon, Mary Ann   d. 29 Oct 1886 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22113
47. Sunnex, William   d. 21 Jul 1883 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I1631
48. Sykes, Annie Maria Jane   bur. Nov 1866 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I163
49. Sykes, George   bur. Jul 1873 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I232
50. Sykes, Isaac   bur. 2 Aug 1932 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I165
51. Welch, Anne Marie   bur. Nov 1901 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22200
52. Welch, Annie Lucy Kemble   d. 02 Jan 2005 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I3047
53. Welch, Arabella   bur. Jul 1928 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22356
54. Welch, Arthur Wellesley   bur. Feb 1871 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22352
55. Welch, Eileen   d. 25 Jan 1975 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22369
56. Welch, Elizabeth Eliza   d. 30 May 1903 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22202
57. Welch, Ernest Alfred   bur. Oct 1935 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22355
58. Welch, Kathleen   d. 21 Aug 1969 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22368
59. Welch, William   bur. 01 Jul 1887 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I2030
60. Welch, William Read   d. 28 Jan 1881 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I22201
61. White, Edith   d. 20 Nov 1958 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I16593
62. Wyeth, Thomas Earnest   bur. 17 Feb 1882 Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location I460