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William Colley ( - )

 

Born Mth Day, ???? in . ?

Arrived in ???, New Zealand in ????, aboard ???. ?

Married

Joined the Lighthouse Service ????. ?

Died

 

Dog Island   13b Probationary Keeper   13b June, 1881   13b  16  November 30, 1881  16 
Dog Island   13b 1st Assistant Keeper   13b December 1, 1881   16 January 17, 1887  13b  16
Cape Foulwind  83 1893  83 1895  83
Centre Island  13b Principal Keeper  13b January 21, 1895  13b April 10, 1899  13b
Manukau South Head  82  86  Principal Keeper  82  86  April 28, 1899  82  86 November, 1903  82    1904   86 
Kahurangi Point  16 Principal Keeper 1903? 16 August 1906  69
Bean Rock  16 Principal Keeper  16 August, 1906  16  69 1909  16

Mr. Ansine, assistant lighthouse keeper at Farewell Spit, has been promoted to be principal keeper at Dog Island lighthouse, replacing Mr. Anderson, who is to take charge at Kahurangi Point. Mr. Colley, from Kahurangi Point, is to become principal keeper on Bean Rock, Auckland, vice Mr. McKinlay, resigned from the service.

69. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 13294, 28 September 1906, Page 6

 

 

Additional Sources:

 

13b. DOC, Lighthouse of Foveaux Strait - A History. Angela Bain May, 2010. http://www.doc.govt.nz/publications/conservation/historic/by-region/southland/lighthouses-of-foveaux-strait-a-history/

69. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 13294, 28 September 1906, Page 6

82. http://www.angelfire.com/ga3/gretasplace/Resources/LighthouseKeepers.html

83. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~babznz/capefoulwind.html

84http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~babznz/marllhk.html

86http://www.manukauheadslighthouse.co.nz/archive/keepers.html

 

Died on Portland Island

Colonist, Volume LXI, Issue 15043, 10 April 1919, Page 4

 

 

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Bean Rock

William Cooley 16 August  t, 1906 16 1909 16