An old and esteemed resident of Le Bon's Bay passed away suddenly in Christchurch on Tuesday in the per son of Mr Henry Elliott, of Le Bon's Bay Mr Elliott was born in Eng land in 1835. He left the Old Coun try when about seventeen, and tried bis luck on the Australian goldfields He came to New Zealand later, and was in business at Tauranga wb*n the Maori War broke out, He join' d the ranks and fought against the Maoris till the trouble was over. * He then went among the first to the Gabriel's Gully rush, but he never struck "pay dirt." He came to the Peninsula about forty years ago, and was first employed at bullock driving in Little Akaloa He was a handy man with stock, and, after some years*, bought a farm at Le Bon's, v.bich he gradually increased. Mr Elliott was a member of the old Okain's Road Board, and after Le Bon's was severed he was a member of the Lo Bon's Road Board. He was of a kindly disposition and liked by all. He leaves a widow and one son—Mr Prank Elliott—and nine grandchildren, three of 'whom are married.
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HENRY ELLIOTT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915
HENRY ELLIOTT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915
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