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Edward Robert Wilson (1855 - )

 

Edward Robert Wilson born December 23, 1855 in Kinsale County, Cork.  199

Arrived in Wellington, New Zealand in 1874.  199

Joined the Lighthouse Service August 1877.  199

 

Matiu-Somes Island  199  22 Assistant Keeper  199  22 August, 1877  199  22 July, 1878  199
Nelson Boulder Bank  199  22 Assistant Keeper  199  22 July, 1878  199  22 December, 1879  199
Farewell Spit  199  22 Assistant Keeper  199  22 December, 1879  199  22 November 11, 1880  199
The Brothers  199  22 Assistant Keeper  199  22 November 11, 1880  199 June, 1881  199
Farewell Spit  199  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 June, 1881  199  22 July 2, 1885  199  22
French Pass  199  84  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 July 3, 1885  199  22 June, 1892  199
Cuvier Island  199  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 June, 1892  199  22 July, 1896  199
Bean Rock  199  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 July, 1896  199  22 November, 1900  199
Godley Head  199  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 November, 1900  199  22 May, 1904  199  245
Cape Egmont  199  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 May, 1904  199  22  245 June, 1908  199
Manukau South Heads  199  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 June, 1908  199  82  86  22  May 9, 1911  82     June 8, 1911  199
Akaroa  199  22 Principal Keeper  199  22 June 8, 1911  199  22 1913/14?  199
Stephens Island  199 Principal Keeper  199  22 1913/14?  199 1916  199

 

 

Additional Sources:

199Edward Wilson (Lynda Webster, March 9, 2012)

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

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

245New Zealand Herald, Volume XLI, Issue 12544, 11 April 1904, Page 5

 

 

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