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Fitzroy Montague Smith (1834 - 1897)

 

Born May 1834.  22

Joined the Lighthouse Service March 13, 1871  22

On leave due to poor health from August 18, 1896 till December 31, 1886, then retired on pension of 66-13-4.  22

 

Died at Westport, May 2, 1897  131

 

Dog Island  22 Assistant Keeper  22 March 13, 1871  22  13b July, 1874  13b 
Cape Campbell  22 Assistant Keeper  22 July, 1874  22  
Cape Foulwind  22 Principal Keeper  22  83 March 1, 1877  22  83 June 8, 1882  22  83         
Nugget Point  22 Principal Keeper  22   June, 1882  22  November 7, 1885  22 
Akaroa  22  91  Principal Keeper  22 November 10, 1885  22 August,  1894  22
Farewell Spit  22 Principal Keeper  22 August,  1894  22 August, 1896  22
Cape Egmont  59  Principal Keeper  59  c  August, 1896  22 October, 1896  59  Retired due to poor health  59
   

 

 

Additional Sources:

22. Akaroa Museum

59. Evening Post, Volume LII, Issue 133, 27 October 1896, Page 4

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

91Star , Issue 4872, 10 February 1894, Page 6. South Island Lighthouses

131. Colonist, Volume XL, Issue 8858, 6 May 1897, Page 2

 

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