They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.


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Details for William Wilkinson Smith

Warrant Number:38
Forenames:William Wilkinson
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:18 April 1913 (Friday)
Cemetery: Patutahi
Block: PATG
Plot #: 50
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of ELIZABETH, beloved wife of William Wilkinson SMITH - 16 February 1928 aged 78 years:- 1st white woman to live in Patutahi:
In loving memory of WILLIAM WILKINSON, beloved husband of Elizabeth SMITH, born Liffy Bank, Dublin 1839, died 9 April 1913 - Arrived in Poverty Bay 1864. Took part in Maori engagements in 1865 and 1868, settled in Patutahi 1870.

Picture of Patutahi cemetery, block PATG, plot 50.