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Frank Yates Lethbridge

Frank Yates Lethbridge

Frank Yates Lethbridge was an independent conservative Member of Parliament in New Zealand, representing first the Rangitikei electorate from 1896 to 1902, and ... Read More

 
Frederick Pope

Frederick Pope

Frederick Pope was born in 1824, and received his education at the Grammar School, Hanley, Staffordshire. He then entered the service of Coxon & Son, as an arch... Read More

 
Margaret Knight, c. 1954

Margaret Knight, c. 1954

Margaret Knight was the successful candidate in the 1954 Queen Carnival to raise money for the proposed Civic Centre. She is shown here in her coronation regali... Read More

 
Douglas Hastings MacArthur

Douglas Hastings MacArthur

Douglas Hastings MacArthur was born in Edinburgh, in 1839. He came to New Zealand in 1856, and farmed land near Collingwood before trying his hand at mining. He... Read More

 
W. Reid & Son

W. Reid & Son

Reid and one of his sons, date and photographer unknown. Read More

 
John Hammond Murray

John Hammond Murray

John Hammond Murray was a sheepfarmer in Waituna Valley during the late 1800's and early 1900's. He ran a flock of 6000 Lincoln sheep and a herd of 200 cattle o... Read More

 
George William Fowles

George William Fowles

George William Fowles was a watchmaker and machinist in Feilding in the late 1800's and early 1900's. He was born in Warwickshire, England, and learnt and pract... Read More

 
Goodbehere Family, c. 1907

Goodbehere Family, c. 1907

The Goodbehere family, photographed on Christmas Day in 1907. In the photo: ​ Back Row: Mrs. Edmund Goodbehere; F. Goodbehere; Ellen Goodbehere; Edmund Goodbe... Read More

 
Charles Adnam Mountfort

Charles Adnam Mountfort

Charles Adnam Mountfort was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1854. He qualified as an authorised surveyor in May 1880, and went to Taranaki with his brothe... Read More

 
Thomas Harvey James

Thomas Harvey James

Thomas Harvey James was an architect in the Manawatu in the late 1800's and early 1900's. He began his business in Palmerston North in 1889, and remained there ... Read More

 
David Penruddock Buchanan

David Penruddock Buchanan

David Penruddock Buchanan was married first to a woman named Mary-Ann Alice, who died on March 19, 1898. He had one child with Mary-Ann, a daughter born in 1890... Read More

 
John H. Perrett

John H. Perrett

John H. Perrett was the Chairman of the Sandon School Committee, although it is unknown when he occupied this post. ​ Read More

 
Arthur Acheson-Gray

Arthur Acheson-Gray

Arthur Acheson-Gray was a farmer in Ashhurst during the late 1800's and the early 1900's. He was born in Winchester in 1874, and was educated in Reading. He cam... Read More

 
Arthur Stanhope Aldrich

Arthur Stanhope Aldrich

Arthur Stanhope Aldrich was born in Dublin in 1872. He spent four years in Japan before being sent to Paris to be educated at an Anglo-French College there. In ... Read More

 
Ronald Tremain

Ronald Tremain

Ronald Tremain was born in Feilding in 1923. He became a distinguished composer and teacher, initially studying piano, he gained Trinity College Diplomas before... Read More

 
H. M. Monro

H. M. Monro

H. M. Monro, M.B. Ch.B. F.R.C.S. was a doctor in Feilding during the 1900s. He was born in 1895, and began his practice in 1938, on Kimbolton Road. Read More

 
James Stanley Tingey

James Stanley Tingey

James Stanley Tingey was a member of the Feilding Borough Council from 1882-1883, and again in 1889-1892. He was also Mayor of Feilding from 1921-1925. Read More

 
William Swainson Marshall

William Swainson Marshall

William Swainson Marshall was born in 1852 in Kaiwarra, near Wellington. He was a member of the Masonic craft, and took "a keen interest in all public matters".... Read More

 
James Brownlee

James Brownlee

James Brownlee was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland in 1870. He came to New Zealand with his parents, and was brought up in Oamaru. Brownlee was a farmer for many y... Read More

 
Lord John Rushworth Jellicoe

Lord John Rushworth Jellicoe

Lord John Rushworth Jellicoe was born in Hampshire, England, in 1859. His naval career began in 1872, when he was appointed to the training ship HMS _Britannia_... Read More

 
George Hart Saywell

George Hart Saywell

George Hart Saywell was Secretary and Captain of the Feilding Football club from to 1889. He also served on the Feilding Borough Council in the years 1894-1898;... Read More

 
Ernest Short

Ernest Short

Ernest Short was born in 1872, in Wellington. After his birth, the family moved to Feilding, and Short was educated in the public schools there, before going in... Read More

 
David Mackinlay Orr

David Mackinlay Orr

David Mackinlay Orr was born in 1857 in Glasgow, and came to New Zealand with his parents when he was six years old. The family lived in Wellington for some yea... Read More

 
William Morton

William Morton

William Morton was a Yorkshire native, born in 1849. He came to New Zealand in 1870, landing in Wellington before moving to the Rangitikei to gain "colonial exp... Read More

 
James Joseph Tuohy & Family

James Joseph Tuohy & Family

Constable James Joseph Tuohy was the officer in charge of the Feilding Police Station from 1889. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1839. His father was a... Read More

 
Cecil Bertram McClure

Cecil Bertram McClure

Cecil Bertram McClure was Mayor of Feilding from 1947 to 1958. Read More

 
Stu Freebairn & C. B. McClure

Stu Freebairn & C. B. McClure

William Stuart Scott "Stu" Freebairn (left), and Mayor C. B. McClure, shaking hands at a reception held to honor the All Black, who grew up in the Manawatu. Fre... Read More

 
John Sorley

John Sorley

John Sorley, M. B. & C. M., was born in 1870 in Australia, and was the son of Dr. Henry Sorley. He was educated in Dunedin, and studied medicine at the Edinburg... Read More

 
William Summers

William Summers

William Summers was a successful businessman during Feilding's earlier years. He manufactured aerated water and cordial on Gladston Street. The business was sta... Read More

 
Fairfield Thompson

Fairfield Thompson

Fairfield Thompson, former councillor of the Feilding Borough, was a native of Belfast, Ireland. He was born in 1816, and completed his education and cabinetmak... Read More

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