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Wi Pou - Georgiana Meen : (Royal/Roera) Mangakahia  

NeilsonRameka OWC
Active Member


If anyone is able to assist I am trying to find the whakapapa for Wi Pou, from Mangakahia who married Georgiana Meen from England. Wi Pou visted England in the 1860's along with other chiefs from the North including Ngati Horohia Chief, Te Hautakiri Kamariera Wharepapa.

Georgiana was a member of Queen Victorias household and she gave the marriage her blessing. Wi Pou claimed the union had been blessed by the Queen, so their first born was named William Royal Pou. This is how the name Royal/Roera came into effect in the North.

I am the great grandson of William Royals sister, Ngaroma Pou who married Hare Pikari, and subsequently Arena.

If you are able to assist, please contact me at normanbeazley@clear.net.nz or 04-9024822

many thanks

Norman Beazley

Posted : 13 February, 2008 2:57 pm
Parakao1 OWC
Active Member

Contact Ngati Hine FM and ask for Brian Pou

Posted : 14 February, 2008 2:55 pm
NeilsonRameka OWC
Active Member

Many thanks, will do.

All the best


Posted : 14 February, 2008 5:36 pm
New Member

Team koe Norman...are you in any way related to Susan Beazley who married Te Miha Peri (Tim) Pou from Parakao, Mangakahia?

Posted : 30 April, 2018 4:22 am