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OBITUARY.

MR. LEONARD ADAMS. EIGHTY-FOUR YEARS RESIDENT. Ihe remains of a very old resident of Auckland, Mr. Leonard Adams, were interred this morning at Waikaraka cemetery after Requiem Mass had been celebrated at St. Benedict's Church. Mr. Adams was born in a little cottage off Victoria Street in 1843, being one of the first white children born here. During the war with the Maoris Mr. Adams saw service as a volunteer. He, like most young men in Auckland, tried his luck on Thames goldfield. Later he was apprenticed to Wiseman's, Ltd., as a saddler. Afterwards he started business on his own account, but gave that; up years afterwards and was at various times licensee of the Britomart Hotel and also the Star Hotel in Karangahape Road. Mr. Adams only retired a few years ago. He is survived by four sons and three daughters. MISS E. M. CHEESEMAN. An old resident of Auckland, Miss Ellen Maud Cheeseman, died on November 14 at her home, Raumati Street. She was a daughter of the late Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Eliza Cheeseman, and sister of Miss Emma, Miss Clara and Mr. William J. Cheeseman. The late Mr. J. F. Cheeseman was also a brother of deceased. Miss Cheeseman possessed considerable artistic ability. She was a member of the original Sketehers' Club in Aoakland, and was also an exhibitor at the Auckland Art Society. Of a retiring disposition. Miss Cheeseman was much esteemed bj tkoee who knew her.

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OBITUARY., Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 271, 16 November 1927

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OBITUARY. Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 271, 16 November 1927

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