NEW ZEALAND LIGHTHOUSES
Robert Stephen Wilson ( - )
Born Mth Day, ???? in . ?
Arrived in ???, New Zealand in ????, aboard ???. ?
Joined the Lighthouse Service ????. ?
Robert Stephen Wilson Rank: Principal Keeper. Work Period: ??-01-25 to ??-02-30. Postmaster: from the ??-02-26. Family: Wife ~ May F. Wilson. Children (3) ~ 2 daughters, names unknown and 1 son, Edward. Robert (Bob) Wilson was the principal keeper who replaced Albert Pearce. Robert served at the Pencarrow lighthouse in 1932 though it is not known where he was stationed immediately before or after Cape Brett.203
Robert and his wife May had two daughters who were not at the Cape as they had grown and moved on by this time.204
Robertsís wife May though was a member of the League of Mothers - Lighthouse Division in 1929.205 The League was an organisation established under the patronage of Lady Alice Fergusson in 1926 to provide fellowship for all mothers.206
A lighthouse division was created to help women keep in touch with each other and share common concerns and interests.
13a. DOC. Cape Brett, Keepers Stories
13a. DOC, Cape Brett, Keepers Stories. http://www.doc.govt.nz/publications/conservation/historic/by-region/northland/beacon-of-the-bay-the-cape-brett-lighthouse-settlement-and-its-families/
51. Lighthouse Digest (Paul W. Shirley), Dec 2009.
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