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Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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  • Maurice James Henderson (1927 - 2003)
  • Minnie Janet Henderson (c.1929 - 2004)
  • Eliza Jane Crone (c.1865 - 1912)
  • James Crone (1850 - 1927)
    79B (new headstone) James CRONE Bomadier of the Royal Horse Artillery, England beloved husband of Eliza Jane died 9 May 1927 aged 82 years. Photo 79A Photo 79a
  • Mary Eleanor Sampson (1817 - 1895)
    Charles Sampson married Mary Gollop in Dorset in 1840. They lived in Stoke Abbot (Beaminster parish) Dorset before emigrating. They were New Zealand Company emigrants who arrived with their baby Mari...

Te Henui Cemetery, also known as New Plymouth Cemetery, is the oldest public cemetery in New Plymouth, New Zealand. It was first used in 1861. The cemetery is the resting ground for the last eight victims of Titokowaru's War (1869) and contains the Commonwealth war graves of 12 men who served in the First World War, and 19 men who served in the Second World War.

World War I:

World War II:


Notable burials:

  • Frederic Carrington (1807–1901), local Member of Parliament, Taranaki Superintendent, and "Father of New Plymouth"
  • Paddy George (1883–1950), representative rugby league player
  • Monica Brewster (1886-1973), the lady behind the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
  • Leila Hurle (1901–1989), senior school inspector[
  • Thomas King (1821–1893), local Member of Parliament and one of the original settlers of New Plymouth
  • Abraham Salaman (1885/1886?–1941), merchant, dyer, herbalist and charlatan
  • Thomas S. Weston (1836–1912), judge and 19th-century Member of Parliament