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BURGESSES OF AUCKLAND.
1854

(Burgess: Inhabitant of Borough with full Municipal
rights. Citizen.) Oxford Dict.

The New Zealander Saturday 18 February 1854

CITY OF AUCKLAND
TO WIT
The New Zealander Undersigned duly qualified Burgesses for the City of Auckland
having been proposed according to Law to serve as Members of the City Council,
Notice is hereby given that the Polling will take place on Wednesday, the 22nd instant,
at the Council Chambers, the Police Office and the Market Place. The New Zealander
Voting to commence at 9 o’clock on the morning of the day aforesaid, and to close at
4 o’clock of the same day. Burgesses are requested to vote at the Polling Place nearest
to which they reside.

Name: Proposed Residence: Description: Name of Proposer: Res.Description

Wellesley HUGHES Shortland-street Grocer } James Joseph Robert Princes St Surgeon
William HAY Parnell Builder } DALLISTON
John Stewart RUST Queen-street Draper } James CARTER Princes St Stonemason
William GRIFFIN Hobson-street Painter & Glazier }
William RATTRAY Shortland-street Draper }
Alexander WRIGHT Albert-street House Carpenter }
John HOOP Queen-street Bootmaker }
Alexander BLACK Hobson-street Carpenter }
Archibald CLARK Shortland-street Draper } William GRIFFIN Hobson St Painter
William Crush DALDY Chapel-street Agent }
David GRAHAM Shortland-street Draper } William LOWE Wyndham-St Miller
William GREENWOOD Queen-street Stonemason }
John Charles JERRARD Wyndham-street Carpenter & Joiner }
Thomas HENDERSON Shortland-street Merchant }
George VAILE Wellesley-street Architect }
Thos Cotton HALLAMORE Shortland-street Draper }
Thomas KEIGHTLEY Queen-street Watchmaker
William HAY Parnell Builder } Auckland
James GEORGE Shortland-street Baker }
Archibald CLARK Shortland-street Draper } John HOOP Queen-St Bootmaker
James SIMMS Princes-street Merchant }
Edward FISHWICK Freeman’s Bay Gentleman }
John FINLAY Chapel-street Builder {Arch.McPHERSON Shortland St Tinsmith
{James GEORGE Shortland-street Baker
Walter LEE Albert-street Med. Practitioner & } Surgeon }
John KELLY High-street Baker } Patrick WHELAN West Queen-street Bookseller
Daniel LYNCH Albert-street Timber Dealer }
Achison OLIVER Shortland-street General Dealer } George McKINLEY Lower Queen-St Gen. Dealer
Joseph YOUNG Victoria-street Farmer }
William HARKIN Shortland-street Cooper }
Thomas SOMERVILLE City of Auckland Corn Merchant }
James Thos. BOYLAN Auckland Storekeeper }
John Logan CAMPBELL Jermyn-street Merchant }
Archibald CLARK Shortland-street Draper } Thomas Spencer FORSAITH Queen St Draper
William CONNELL Kyber Pass-road Auctioneer }
William Crush DALDY Chapel-street Agent } Samuel Smyth FORSAITH Whau Road Settler
Thomas HENDERSON High-street Merchant }
Allan O’NEILL North Shore Esquire }
David NATHAN Karangahape Road Merchant }
James BURTT Queen-street Merchant } Thomas Coldham WILLIAMS Queen St Settler
Thos Spencer FORSAITH Queen-street Draper }
John Alfred LANGFORD Albert-street Merchant } Richard KEMP Queen-St Merchant
Charles STITCHBURY Shortland-street Shortland-street }
Richd Bareham SHALDERS Queen-street Storekeeper }
Wm Smellie GRAHAME Shortland-street Merchant }
Police Office, City of Auckland, THOMAS BECKHAM,
February 16th, 1854 Returning Officer

CITY OF AUCKLAND TO WIT

The Undersigned duly qualified Burgesses of the City of Auckland having been proposed
according to Law to serve as Members of the City Council, Notice is hereby given that the
Polling will take place on Wednesday, the 28th instant, at the Auckland City Council Chamber.
The New Zealander voting to commence at nine o’clock on the Morning of the day aforesaid,
and to close at four o’clock of the same day.

Names of Candidates Residence Description Names of Proposers Residence Description

John KELLY High-street Baker {John HENRY West Queen-street Timber Merchant
{Charles LOWSON Wyndham-street Builder
John FINLAY Chapel-street Builder {David CROSBIE Queen-street Hotel-keeper
{Charles HOPKINS Albert-street Tailor
James GEORGE Shortland-street Baker {David CROSBIE Queen-street Hotel-keeper
{Charles HOPKINS Albert-street Tailor
William RATRAY West Queen-street Master Mariner {David CROSBIE Queen ASt Hotel-keeper
{Charles HOPKINS Albert-street Tailor
George SMITH Queen-street Publican {Stephen Edward HUGHES Wakefield-street Settler
{William Ash LAXON Shortland-street Settler
Charles LOWSON Wyndham-street Builder {Stephen Edward HUGHES Wakefield-street Settler
{William Ash LAXON Shortland-street Settler
Joseph LOWE Shortland-street Miller {Stephen Edward HUGHES Wakefield-street Settler
{William Ash LAXON Shortland-street Settler
William RATTRAY Shortland-street Draper {Edward WAYTE Shortland-street Dealer
{Samuel John EDMONDS Shortland-street Dealer
George VAILE Wellesley-street Architect {Edward WAYTE Shortland-street Dealer
{Samuel John EDMONDS Shortland-street Dealer
Walter LEE Albert-street Surgeon {James O’NEILL Wellesley-street Esquire
{Patrick DIGNAN Albert-street Hotel-keeper
Thomas MURPHY Wellesley-street Carpenter {Alexander BLACK Hobson-street Carpenter
{Richard RIDINGS Queen-street Auctioneer
John WILLIAMSON Shortland-street Bookseller {Archibald CLARK Shortland-street Draper
{John McDOWELL Shortland-street Settler
Edward KING Queen-street Dealer {John McDOWELL Shortland-street Settler
{Michael DINNIN Queen-street Grocer
Thomas SOMERVILLE Shortland-street Corn Merchant {Archibald CLARK Shortland St Draper
{William CONNELL Kyber Pass Road Auctioneer
George Ebenezer VAILE Queen-street Grocer {Archibald McPHERSON Shortland-street Tinsmith
{Andrew HODGE High-street Blacksmith

Police Office, City of Auckland EDW. MAYNE,
February 22nd, 1855 Returning Officer