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Studio portrait of Waikeringa Hemi Nuku Tepua (Mrs Thomas William Conroy, Ngāti Haupoto) and Jack Leatherby. Mrs Conroy is seated in a swivel chair and wears a light-toned dress, a dark-toned fur coat and mid-toned scarf. Jack Leatherby stands behind her and rests a hand on Mrs Conroy's shoulder. He wears a mid-toned buttoned-up coat with a shirt and tie. There is a rug on the floor beneath them.
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Waikirenga Heemi Te Pua, (1859-8.05.1928) wife of Thomas William Conroy, is my great grandmother, she is my father's (Watkin Thomas Lewis) grandmother, his mother (Peti Lewis's) mother. Peti Lewis married George Paraire Lewis from Wairoa.

- Patricia Lewis

Posted on 29-05-2015 00:20:39

my grt grt grandmother Waikeringa Hemi Nuku Tepua..too..Lovely Nan Tilla Ferris nee Coffey.. this her nanny

- Anahera aka Bev

Posted on 02-08-2015 00:05:21

My grt,grt grandmother too.. her daughter Wati, sister to Tilla is my koko Des Leatherbys mum is Mona {Mama} Leatherby whom married my dad Maurice Ngaia..Kia ora cuzzies xox

- Gaylene Ngaia

Posted on 14-05-2016 04:44:16