|Weber, Tararua, Manawatu|
Manawatu-Wanganui New Zealand
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Weber is situated 62km east of Woodville via Dannevirke, Mangatoro and Waipatiki
It was founded in the late 19th century as an overnight stop for coach teams on the journey to and from the coast. This was the distance a team of 6 horses and a coach could travel in one day.
At the turn of the century it was a thriving small community. It had a police station and one cell jail, a large hotel, shops and a post office.
Today (2009) it consists of a church, a school, a pub, a rural fire depot, a community centre and several houses
Of the 51 burials at Weber cemetery, 13 have no ages listed. Hans Rudolph Christian Jensen was buried in 1935 but later disinterred and buried Mangatera, Dannevirke
Out of the remaining 38, 23 of them are under 13 years old
A link to the
Weber war memorial