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WOODVILLE's Historic Gorge Cemetery CONDUCTED TOUR

Journal by ngairedith

thanks to barbidoll who sent me a notice today about the upcoming Old Gorge cemetery tour being held this Sunday.
Thanks for keeping us in the loop about these events in the Manawatu Barb

WOODVILLE's Historic Gorge Cemetery CONDUCTED TOUR
visiting the graves and hearing the stories of early settlers and their families, is on this Sunday 29 December 2013 from 2:30pm 4:00pm, rain or shine, and will visit some 28 plots including the graves of one of the early settler families of Woodville Mr. William Elliott and his wife who was reported as being the 4th white woman to reside in Woodville

HISTORIC GORGE CEMETERY
is located at the western entrance to Woodville near the Manawatu Gorge.
This historic cemetery features graves of pioneers, notable personalities and early settlers of Woodville. Tour guides will tell you stories of the lives and tragedies of some of these early residents.

MAP for Old Gorge Cemetery
Napier Road, Woodville (State Highway 3, Woodville end of the Gorge)


* MEET AT THE UPPER GATE
* Further Info at Telephone: 376 5089 or 376 4472

see also:
* Residents of OLD GORGE CEMETERY Woodville
* Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville on Find A Grave
* Descendants of WILLIAM ELLIOTT
* Searchable Cemetery Database
for the following cemeteries in the area:
Alfredton Rd - Eketahuna
Alfredton Memorial
Herbertville
Kaitawa - Pahiatua
Kumeroa - Woodville
Mangaoranga - Eketahuna
Mangatianoka - Pahiatua
Mangatera - Dannevirke
Newman - Eketahuna
Norsewood
Old Gorge - Woodville
Ormondville
Pinfold Rd Lawn - Woodville
Pongaroa
RSA Woodville
Settlers - Dannevirke
Weber


PHOTO
Old Gorge Cemetery Woodville
is situated 152km from Napier 165km from Wellington on the main line of railway and is 3 miles distant from the Manawatu Gorge. It was formerly a part of the Seventy-mile Bush, but is now a prosperous dairying settlement, with thriving industries established. Woodville is also an important central railway junction as it connects the East and West Coast railroads. The country south of Woodville is flat for some miles, but on all other sides the hills rise close to the town.

Surnames: ELLIOTT
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on 2013-12-23 04:59:44

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