Word was received on Baturday last that an old Peninsula resident in the person of Mr John Hayward had passed away at the Cbrisfcburch bos pital after a long illness. The late Mr Hayward was born in Haslemere, Sussex, England, in the year 1851. He came to New Zealand in 1872, and spent a year in Cbristohuroh, two years at Asbburton, and has spent the laefc forty years in Akaroa. $Lv Haj* ward followed the painting trade, and apart from bis business, be took a in local affairs He was a member of the Akaroa Borough Council for several terms, and was a member of the Council up to the y.ef r 1908 Hβ was also a member of the Oddfellows' Lodge at Akaroa, and a member of the Akaroa. School Committee for many years. The late Mr Hayward was a keen supporter of eporfc, his favourite sport being cricket at which he waa very expert, and many Peninsula boys have had the advantage of his expert coaching. He was a member of the late Mr Baker's eleven, and a keen member of the pre Bent Akaroa Cricket Club. His death will be learned with general regret.
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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3410, 30 March 1915
OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3410, 30 March 1915
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