Mr Robert Bailey, of Akaroa, died at 7 p.m. last night. Deceased had been ailing only one day, but it was known tbat his heart was weak. Coming out from London in 1870 in the ship Merope, Mr Bayley had lived in Akaroa over forty years, and will be remembered as licensee of Waeckerle's Hotel for a uumber of years. He has always taken the keenest interest in bowling, being a keen member of the Akaroa Bowling Club. Mr Bayley took the keenest interest in the Oddfellows, and besides being a trustee for the local Lodge for many years, has BIIpS with honour the various offices of the Lodge. Mr Bayley married Miss Waeckerle, daughter of one of tbe Oomte de Paris emigrants, who sur vives him. He leaves one child only, Mrs E. E. Nutt, of Little River, and several grandchildren. Tbe news of bis death came as a shock, as Mr Bayley always appeared hale and well.
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ROBERT BAYLEY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915
ROBERT BAYLEY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915
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