Story: Bibby, Mary Ann

Mary Ann Bibby

Mary Ann Bibby

This portrait of the indomitable Mary Ann Bibby dates from late in her eventful life as a settler at Waipawa, near Napier. As well as raising eight children, with her husband she ran a thriving general store and mail-order business. Satisfied customers included both Pakeha and Maori from the locality.

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How to cite this page:

Margaret A. Gray. 'Bibby, Mary Ann', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2b22/bibby-mary-ann (accessed 22 October 2021)