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SCHOOL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS - Dunedin 1872

Journal by ngairedith

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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