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Electoral Revision - FRANKLIN Dirstrict 1865

Journal by ngairedith

the FRANKLIN DISTRICT was a New Zealand territorial authority that lay between the Auckland metropolitan area and the Waikato Plains. (As a formal territory it was abolished on 31 October 2010)

from the Daily Southern Cross, 5 July 1865

Electoral Revisions were to take that district's electors off the list due to their having left the area, so the following list is where they previously lived, unfortunately very few indicated where they went

Franklin District Voters prior to this (Jan - March 1865)

... Mr L. O'Brien, Returning Officer, held a Court on Monday last, for the revision of the voters' list for Franklin district. The following names were erased for the reason annexed to each:- (names & residence only listed here - go to link for more details)

William ADAMS - Aldridge Road, Tauranga
William APPLEBY (1841-1917) - Great South Road, Auckland

Richard BAKER - Tauranga
John BATHER - Auckland (to Raglan)
Charles BELL - Hobson street, Auckland
Harry BENNETT - Tauranga
Henry BENNETT - Mercury Bay
Robert BLACK - Tauranga
Thomas BLACK jnr - Tauranga
William BROWN - Tauranga
William BRYAN, Tauranga
William Goodman BUNTING (1829-1917) - Newton Road, Auckland
-- went to Karangahape, Auckland where he was a Builder. William died 27 Feb 1917 aged 87 and is buried Block F Row 43 Plot 011 at Purewa cemetery.
See also: How Karangahape Road earned its name
Thomas BURNS - Tauranga
William BURRY - Great South Road, Auckland

Thomas CHRISP (1837-1911) - Remuera, Auckland (to Raglan)
-- *On 3 May 1911 Thomas was living in Gisborne when he passed away suddenly.
His Obituary is an interesting read of his very full life ... Captain Chrisp, Master Mariner, was born in Blythe, Northumberland, went to sea at an early age trading to the Mediteranean and India. He first came to New Zealand as a lad of 16, landing at Nelson, went to the Victorian goldfields, returned to England where he got married, returned to NZ in 1860 and setted in Whangarei. He served in the Waikato during the land wars. In 1868 after the Hau-hau trouble in Poverty Bay he was commissioned to collect the stock of the settlers who lost their lives in the massacre and ship it to Auckland. He moved from Auckland to Gisborne in 1877, taking up the post of harbormaster. He was here for several years before bringing his family out from 'Home'. Part Proprietor of the Masonic Hotel, purchased the Povery Bay Herald, erected the brewery at West End, local agent for the Public Trusee, deputy coroner, chairman of the Gisborne Gas Company, Justice of the Peace, promoter of the Bowling CLub, Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute. He left 4 sons and 1 daughter: Edmund James Chrisp (1863-1938) of Messrs Chrisp and Coleman, Captain Arthur Dawson Chrisp (1868-1934), for many years in the Union Caompany's service, Walter Henry Chrisp (1869-1956), secretary of the Poverty Bay Herald Company, Ernest Chrisp (1871), solicitor and Mary Elizabeth Marshall (1860-1943) at New Plymouth. He other children predeased him, Emman Jane (1862-?) & Thomas (1866-1866)

John DELANY - Tauranga
James DONOVAN - Tauranga

James EASTON - Pukekohe, Auckland (to Raglan)

Daniel FARROW (1808-1885) - Tauranga
-- *On 1 Nov 1881 an old man named Daniel Farrow, aged 75 (sic), had his thigh broken by tripping across the string of a kite in the street as he walked up Victoria-street in the direction of Hobson-street. He was removed to the hospital where he is lying in a precarious condition
Alexander FULLARTON - Tauranga

Francis Coleman HALLOWES (1837-1908) - Tauranga
-- *on 5 May 1865, Ensign Francis Coleman Hallowes to be Lieutenant. On 29 Aug 1904 Francis's old age pension was renewed and he received 18 a year, an equivalent of $3000 in 2012, or $57 per week
William HANSON - Tauranga
William HARESNAPE (1816-1899) - Upper Queen-street, Auckland to Raglan
Henry HASELL (1827-1903) - West Queen-street to Newcastle
William HEATH - Tauranga
James HOPCRAFT (1842-1879) - Te Papa, Tauranga
-- *On October 17 1872, at the Church of St Matthias, Panmure, by the Rev F. Gould, James Hopcraft, marriage to Emily, eldest surviving daughter of Isaac Richardson Vialou Esq., Hamilton Waikato. *On August 8 1873, at Richmond-street, Shortland, the wife of James Hopcraft of a son. *On 2 July 1874, at Eyre-street, Shortland, the wife of James Hopcraft of a daughter. On Jun 11 1876, at Eyre-street, Shortland, the wife of James Hopcraft of a son. *On July 30 1878 at Eyre-street (Beach), Shortland, the wife of James Hopcraft of a daughter. *On March 10 1879, at his residence, Eyre-street, Shortland, after a short illness, Mr James Hopcrat, aged 37 years. Mr Hopcraft was the editor of the evening paper here 'the Thames Star', and was formally of Dunedin. (James, and a brother Joseph Hopcraft (1839-1899) arrived into Dunedin on Feb 27 on the 'Palmyra'). His brother Joseph, a Bricklayer & Plasterer, remained in Dunedin, married Margaret Armour in 1864 and had at least 7 children. Joseph died in Perth, West Australia of typhoid fever, 25 March 1899 aged 60

John IRWIN - Tauranga

Charles JOHNSON - Tauranga
Charles JOHNSON - Tauranga

William James LEES - Auckland
George LEMAN - Tauranga
George H. LIGAR - Waiwera, Putahui

John McLEOD - Tauranga
John McLEOD - Helensville, Kaipara
Andrew MERCER (1830-1902) - Upper Queen-street, Auckland (to Raglan)
John Roderick MILLER - Tauranga

Henry NICOL - Auckland
Thomas NORRIE (1826-1905) - Papakura
Ebenezer Goddard NORRIS (1830-1890) - Parnell, Auckland
-- *on July 22 1868, at St Mary's Church, Parnell, by the Rev Dr Maunsell, Ebenezer Goddard Norris, Esq., of Tauranga, to Amelia Harriet, daughter of the late Captain Colin Campbell, of Auckland. *In 1880 he was in Te Papa District, Tauranga when he was granted a renewal of a liquor license for his wholesale store in Wharf-street. *In 1889 he was an agent and representative of the NZ Insurabce Company in Tauranga

James PALMER - Tauranga
George PEARSON - Naval Hotel, Auckland
William John PEEK (1828-1910) - Builder, Otahuhu
Thomas POLLOCK - Great South Road, Auckland
Alfred PRICE - Tauranga

William RATTRAY - Auckland (to Raglan)
Claude Corbyn RAWLINGS (1845-1905) - Tauranga
-- *on the 5th March 1905, at Towai, Bay of Island, Claude Corbyn Rawlings, second son of the late Benjamin William Rawlings, solicitor of Bedford Row, Londson and Romford, Essex, in his 61st year
George REDFERN (1829-1882) - Tauranga
-- *on the 10 April 1882, at his residence, Second Avenue, Tauranga, George Redfern; aged 53 years - Melbourne papers please copy. The Funeral of the late Mr George Redfern 'Shuff', the old Victorian digger, will leave his late residence, Second Avenue, at 3 o'clock for the New Cemetery
Michael REID - Tauranga
William RUNE - Tauranga
Henry ROBERTS - Drury
Gilliam Hector ROSS - Tauranga
Walter RUNCIMAN - Drury

George Holmes SELBY - Papatoitoi (already on East Roll)
Alexander SELLARS - Tauranga
Daniel SELLARS (1830-1880) - Tauranga
-- Daniel married Jane Faulkner in 1857 & had at least 7 children.
*On 14 Nov 1863 Danile Sellars, sworn in court, stated "I am master of the schooner "Tauranga', lying at Auckland harbour. On Wednesday night last I was in bed at my residence in Wellesley-street ... Edward Sellars, sworn stated "I am a brother of the last witness, I was at his house on Wednesday night, and the defendant, Neill Hendry is a cousin. *On April 11 1869, at his father's residence, Hobson-street, George Alexander, youngest son of Captain Daniel Sellars, of the s.s. Tauranga, aged 13 months. *On September 22 1880, at his residence, Devonport Road, Tauranga, Captain Daniel Sellars, in his 50th year. *On 8 July 1884, Mrs Sellars died, wife of the late Captain Daniel Sellars, Master Mariner, of the Northern s.s. Company.
The Death of Captain Sellars
Edward SELLARS - Tauranga
Richard Barcham SHALDERS (1824-1914) - Onehunga
-- *on 18 Feb 1885 Richard entered into partnership as Drapers, Millinrs, Mercers etc with Alfred Barcham Shalders, James Goodall Brown & Edward Albert Brown and they leased the premises at 204 & 206 Queen-street that was once occupied by J. Cosgrave and Co
Frederick Adolphus Fitzgerald SOMERSET (1839-1867) - Tauranga
-- *On June 10, at the Militia Hospital, Tauranga, of fever and effusion of blood on the brain, Frederick Adolphus Fitzgerald Somerset, aged 38 years
Andrew SPIERING - Tauranga
-- *in Oct 1876 Andrew Spiering, Nursery & Seedsman, sold his 'Bay of Plenty Nursery", Hairini Road, Tauranga to Thomas J. Booth
William G. STEVENSON - Tauranga
William STEWART - Tauranga

Benjamin TAYLOR - Auckland
George TYRELL - Tauranga

Richard WALLEN (1830-1912) - Howick, Auckland (now in Pensioner Settlements)
-- *Richard & his wife Elizabeth (1839-1877) arrived into Auckland in Sep 1855 on the 'Egmont'. *In May 1891 Richard's dwelling (of 4 rooms) at Mason's Bay, Howick was burnt to the ground. He was a widower by then. *In 1896 he was residing at Alfred Buckland's farm at Tamaki when he was thrown from his horse and was rendered unconscious for a time
Samuel WELLS - Wellesley street (already on the roll)
Thomas WILLIAMS - Hobson-street, Auckland

TAURANGA c1870-1880

from the site Museum of New Zealand

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