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Tauranga Catholic Cemetery, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand

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  • Francis Raymond Richards (1952 - 1972)
    14 year old Gillian was shot on the corner of Fraser Street and 11th Avenue. She had been walking home with her friend, Stephen Jones, at around 9.40pm when the shooting occurred. As they were not far ...
  • Joseph Hocking Allen (1889 - 1965)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Mar 27 2018, 22:17:06 UTC * Reference: TNG Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jul 10 2018, 7:20:23 UTC
  • John Arthur Daniel Guinness (1883 - 1962)
    LIVED in Tauranga had a white parott
  • Henry Theodore Castaing (1878 - 1921)
    Tauranga Borough Councillor.
  • Edward Francis Castaing (1838 - 1906)

The Catholic Cemetery has high historical significance to Tauranga as the resting place of a number of notable people, an historic archive for genealogical and historic research and a touchstone for descendants of Tauranga families. The cemetery is located at 45 Eighteenth Avenue, Tauranga South (corner of Fraser Street and Eighteenth Avenue). The first burial in the Tauranga Catholic Cemetery was Margaret Mannix (née Glenn) (1856-1881) who died on 28 April 1881 at the age of 25. Source: Tauranga Catholic Cemetery by Debbie McCauley