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The death occurred recently, at his residence, Moxbam-avenue, Kilbirnie; of Mr. Peter Connell, an early settler and well-known Wellington resident. Born at Lasswade; hear Edinburgh, on Bth May, 1837, ho left the " Tail of the Bank" (Mull of Cantire) on 25th. November, 1860, in the ship Arima, and arrived at Dunedin in March, 1861. A Guilder, by trade,, the. latp Mr., Connell migrated from Port Chalmers to various parts of New 'Zealand,' including Marl.borough. West Coast, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Forty-mile Bush, 'and finally settled in.Wellington twenty• years ago. He was present at Whakainarino when the rush took place, and also' in Taranaki during the troublesome times with the Maoris at Parihaka. ' The late Mr. Connell leaves a wife, two sons, and oris daughter (besides several step-children), amongst, whom aye Messrs. J. S. Connell fpostmaster,l Courtenay-place), P. C. Council (of A. and T. Burt's), and Mi3s B. M.' Connell (of J. 'E L Evans, LtdJ.

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Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume CIV, Issue 27, 1 August 1922

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Evening Post Evening Post, Volume CIV, Issue 27, 1 August 1922

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