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OBITUARY.

AiR. C. J. METCALFE. ' ' "r v" ".r V News of the death of an old resident of tha Kaipara district, Mr. Charles Joseph Metcalfe, has been received from Young, New South Wales, by Mr. Metcalfe's relatives at Matakohe. This late Mr. Metcalfe, who had reached the advanced age of 81 years, followed his profession as a surveyor up to the time of his death. He will be well remembered by old resident's of the Kaipara district for his bright and genial disposition. He was the eldest "son of the .late Mr. C. J. Metcalfe, of Clairrnont', Kaipara, and Chawston House, Roxton Park,' Bedfordshire, England. Mrs. Mct'cslfe, who survives her husband, was formerly Miss Laura Chcesoman, of Auckland, MR. A. H. BRISCO. The death occurred at Patmerston North on January 20 of Mr, Arthur Hylton Brisco. Born in 1847 he wis tho fifth son ol Sir Robert Brisco, baronet, of Crofton Hall, Cumberland, and Coghursl; Hall, Sussex, and emigrated to Australia when 19 years of age. Coming to New Zealand in i 879 Mr. Brisco settled in Canterbury, farming for a number of years in Gciraldine and Temuka, where he was made a justice of tho peace- Ho came to the North Island in 1889 and took up land at. Awnhuri, but retired in 1912 arid went to reside permanently in Palmerston North, In 1885 Mr. Brisco was married in Wellington to Miss Jwftio Mary Campbell, daughter of Major and Mrs. Francis Eastwood Campbell, flo was a man of retiring disposition and never entered public life. He is survived bv a widow arid a family of four sons—Messrs. H. M C. Brisco (Mattamata), 0. A. Brisco (Wellington), G. R. Brisco (WfilliPfttoa); and B, I. Brisco North). There are, sex'en grandchildren.

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OBITUARY., New Zealand Herald, Volume LXIV, Issue 19546, 27 January 1927

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OBITUARY. New Zealand Herald, Volume LXIV, Issue 19546, 27 January 1927

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