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TE PUKE SETTLERS LAND SELECTION
27 JANUARY 1881

The following was in the Bay of Plenty Times of the 27 January 1881

SELECTION OF LAND BY TE PUKE SETTLERS

We are indebted to Captain Turner for the following list which shows the result of the balloting which took place to determine the order in which the Te Puke special settlers should have the right of making their selection:

1 RYDER, GRIFFITHS & TRIGG 80 ac
2 HETHERINGTON 100 ac
3 TUTHILL, HINGSTON & TANNER 130 ac
4 SLY 80 ac
5 SWARBRICK 40 ac
6 - -
7 GALBRAITH 200 ac
8 - -
9 PHILLIPS 10 ac
10 McDOWELL & SMITH 40 ac
11 BARCLAY (Captain) 200 ac
12 COLLINS E S 50 ac
13 VOGAN 500 ac
14 EVERED (Captain) 200 ac
15 - -
16 DUNCAN John 10 ac
17 FAIRLEIGH 24 ac
18 McGHIE, CHAPPELL, WEBLEY & PRETTYMAN 230 ac
19 SYKES 100 ac
20 STEWART G V 1000 ac
21 SPENCE Moses 160 ac
22 HEWITSON Mrs 5 ac
23 HARRIS 200 ac
24 HORROCKS 1000 ac
25 NORTHCOTT 300 ac
26 BARTON 1000 ac
27 BEST William 200 ac
28 ELKIN 100 ac
29 JOHNSTON & JECKEYELL 1550 ac
30 TAYLOR 1000 ac
31 SEWARD 300 ac
32 RUMBALL 1000 ac
33 ROBB 100 ac
34 CHARTER 1000 ac
35 GRIFFEN 20 ac
36 MILLER 60 ac

We understand that additional land has been sold, but in consequence of a promise made by Mr Stewart before leaving England that not more than 1000 acres would be open for the first selction, the Resident Director of the Corporation decided that the late purchasers of land should select in the order in which the applications should be received either by telegram of letter.


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