Whangapoua Beach



Above the beach towards Tapuwai Point, on Mabey’s farm, northern end of beach.


In loving memory of Frederick Leslie Mabey dearly loved husband of Iris Rebe Mabey, dear father of Lesley and Murray, died 22nd January, 1967 aged 60 years.

In loving memory of our dearest husband and father Murray Trevor John Mabey died 4.4.90 aged 48 years. At rest on the land he loved.

Grave situated on Mabey’s farm about 300m from the homestead. Before the turn of the [19th] century, the farm was owned by Edlington brothers.


In loving memory of Jane beloved wife of Alfred Edlington who died 24th May 1899 aged 49.

T’is hard to part with those we love.


Jane’s maiden name was Owens.


The grave site was photographed about ten years ago [1976] and again in 1987. The above was recorded in 1988 by Sue Gray.






Detail at top of headstone is one large rose with several buds and leaves.