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SCHOOL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS - Dunedin 1872

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original list taken from Otago Witness, 20 January 1872

SCHOOL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS
Elections of School Committees for the following districts respectively have resulted in the return of those whose names are set opposite to each:-

KURI BUSH
... 30km south of Dunedin
early home of James K. Baxter (1926-1972), poet, playwright, critic, a Christian guru, one of the central figures in New Zealand's literature after World War II. Outside his own country, he has remained relatively unknown but he published more than 30 books of poetry before his death at the age of 46
Alexander DIXON (arrived on 'Phillip Laing')
George JENKINS
Henry KLAHN
David MATHESON
George PERKINS
James SANDERS
Samuel STEPHENS
Peter WELSH


EAST TAIERI FERRY
... 15km west of Dunedin
Richard CRAIGIE
William HARROLD
John LAWRENCE
William NEILL
Frederick NICHOLLS
John McKAY
John STEVENSON


MAUNGATUA
... a prominent ridge which dominates the skyline of the Taieri Plains
John FLEMING
Richard Arnold KEMPSHELL
Alexander McKINNON
James SIM
Thomas SIM


LAKE WAIPORI
... located in the wetlands to the south west of Dunedin
Donald CAMPBELL
Alexander HAMILTON
Alexander KINLOCH
Thomas MATHESON
John McKAY
Donald MUNRO
Robert PETRIE
John SHENNAN (arrived on 'Thomas & Henry' 1857)
Robert Barnes TWELFTREE (1828-1904, arrived 'Mariner' 1850)


SOUTHBRIDGE
Hugh BLAIKIE
James BORRIE
Andrew BREMNER
David DEWAR
William GRANT
Murdoch McLENNAN
John MURRAY


TUAKITOTO
... 73km south of Dunedin, near Balclutha
Arthur CALDER
William CURRIE
Archibald DUNLOP
Joseph MARTIN
M. TWEED


WANGALOA
... 95km south of Dunedin, near Balclutha
Edward BOYD
James D. BROWN
Alexander GRAY
Thomas JOHNSON
KINDER
Alexander MITCHELL


STONEY CREEK
... 74km south of Dunedin, near Balclutha
BOWER
HENDERSON
JOHNSON
A. KING
MARSHALL
NELSON


WAITAHUNA
... a small rural village situated 12km from Lawrence. In the 19th century, the town thrived after the discovery of gold
Alexander BARR
George Francis Collins BROWNE (1830-1885), buried Lawrence
R. BUSH
William CARR
George HEATH
James MacGRATH
John TURNBULL
C. WARD
Rober WINNING (1845-1926)


SADDLE HILL
... a prominent landmark overlooking the northeastern end of the Taieri Plains in Otago, 18km to the west of the city centre, between Mosgiel and Green Island
William BRASH
John HUNTER
William JAFFRAY (arrived on 'Phillip Laing')
J. JONES
John MURDOCH
J. PRYDE


GROVE BUSH
... lies between Rakahouka and Mabel Bush and extends to, and beyond, the Makarewa stream
James ADAMSON
Thomas FLEMING
John HELEN
Dennis TOBAN
James TOBAN
Daniel KAEFIELD
John McDONALD
Thomas McMATH
James MURPHY


PALMERSTON
... 50kms north of Dunedin
ARKLE
DAVIS
John KEEN
KITCHEN
McDONALD
McKEAN
John McKENZIE
OLIVER
ROSS


PAPAKAIO
... 125km north of Dunedin
DOIG
DUNCAN
GOODALL
GRAY
PEATTRIE
WALKER
WATT


KAKANUI
... on the coast of Otago, 14kms south of Oamaru, 100km north of Dunedin
Robert AMES
Henry BECKINGSALE
John GRAY
James MATHESON
McCLENNAN
John MILLER
James MITCHELL
John NEWLANDS
Robert SIMMERS


GREYTOWN
... located 20km southwest of Dunedin. In 1895 a conflict of identity was recognised between the local community and another Greytown, well established in the Wairarapa. The Taieri County Council met and agreed to again rename the community. By a unanimous decision it was given the name "Allanton"
James ALLAN
Thomas CHRISTIE
James CULLEN
George FORD
Thomas HOLLAND
Joseph JOHNSTON
George MacANDREW



photo
SADDLE HILL
, from the Taieri Plains, shows where it got it's name
- the hill is part of the dormant Dunedin Volcano complex

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