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Sarah Mary Honeyfield (Barrett)

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Whaling Station, Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
Death: June 26, 1898 (62)
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Place of Burial: New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dicky Barrett and Wakaiwa Rawinia Barrett
Wife of William Henry Honeyfield
Mother of Richard Barrett Honeyfield; William John Honeyfield; Hannah Lavinia Honeyfield; Henry James Honeyfield; Ellen Caroline Honeyfield and 1 other
Sister of Caroline Honeyfield; Mary Ann Barrett; John Henry Tumaho Barrett and Edward Barrett

Managed by: Arthur (Victor) Ryan
Last Updated:

About Sarah Mary Honeyfield


The death is announced of Mrs Honeyfield, relict of the late Mr Wm. Honeyfield of New Plymouth, at the age of 63. Mrs Honeyfield was the younger daughter of the noted Richard Barrett (who played such an important part in the history of this colony) and Rawinia (a chieftainess of the Nagmotu tribe). Although the home of her parents was at Moturoa, the deceased was born at the whaling station in Queen Charlotte Sound, whither Barret had taken her mother when on one of his whaling expeditions.

Source: Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume XXXV, Issue 3881, 27 June 1898, Page 2

Headstone Inscription

In memory of WILLIAM HENRY third son of John HONEYFIELD Esq. Gillingham Dorsetshire England who died May 15th 1864 aged 31 years. Also in loving memory of SARAH MARY wife of the above who died June 26th 1898 aged 63 years. Thou art gone but not forgotten.

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Sarah Mary Honeyfield's Timeline

June 27, 1835
Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
June 10, 1853
Age 17
Taranaki, New Zealand
December 9, 1856
Age 21
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
July 16, 1857
Age 22
Taranaki, New Zealand
June 24, 1859
Age 23
Taranaki, New Zealand
November 9, 1861
Age 26
Taranaki, New Zealand
December 21, 1863
Age 28
New Zealand
June 26, 1898
Age 62
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand