Mangaweka Cemetery

This is a small cemetery situated south of the Mangaweka township.  

The district of Rangitiki online cemetery database lookup can be found here –  This database also includes the cemeteries for Bulls, Marton, Ratana, Turikina, Hunterviille, Ohingaiti, and Taihape. 


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Graves of Interest

Francis Morris Deighton

Francis Morris Deighton died 11th March 1914

Francis Morris Deighton, born in Cambridge England, migrated to New Zealand in 1854 settling in the Rangitiki district.  Morris first married Marjorie Fraser in 1868 but was widowed in the same year.  His second marriage was to Alice Matilda Wakefield in November 1869.  Francis Constructed the Leventhorpe homestead  where he lived till his death.  His widow stayed at the homestead for another 7 years before moving in with her son in Marton where she resided until she died.

Cemetery details can be found here, click on name to go to biography page.

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