Dobie, Mary Beatrix, 1853?-1880

An English illustrator for the London Graphic; she arrived with her mother and sister Bertha to join engineer brother Herbert in 1877. She was killed while sketching at Te Namu. Tuhi (Tuhiata) confessed to her murder and was hanged. She was buried at Opunake. There is a memorial window dedicated to her in the parish church at Irthington (Cumbria), where she spent most of her life.

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