MR W. SHAW.
An old and esteemed resident of Duvfluebelle passed away suddenly on Sunday afternoon in the person of Mr W. Shaw, who acted as Postmas ter there for upwards of 26 years. Born in Durham, England, in 1838, the late Mr Shaw came out to New Sialand in the Ruapehu, and settled in ("aristcburcb about 28 years ago. Twen'y seven years ago he took cbarg l of the Duvaucbelle OfHce, and remained there lill about 18 months since, when he retired onsnpei. anrjuition. At the time of hia re tirpmenS, be was presented with a purse of fovareigns by the resident??. Ho leaves one fob, Mr Norman £P%w, and one daughter, Mrs Frank Shad bolt Hi? wife predecsasad him some years ego Mr Shaw has always taken j keen interest in all local matter?, especially in church affairs, and be will ba missed very much He : was only ailing a short time, and died suddenly just before he was moved into tbe motor that was to tak. him to tbe Akaroa Hospital.
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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 5 October 1915
OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 5 October 1915
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