Other formats

    TEI XML file   ePub eBook file  


    mail icontwitter iconBlogspot iconrss icon

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]

Davidson, Daniel

Davidson, Daniel, Settler, Kohinui, Parua Bay. Mr. Davidson's homestead has an area of fifty-four acres of freehold land fronting the bay. The soil is very suitable for the cultivation of oranges and lemons, the “St. Michael” variety of oranges doing best. Mr. Davidson also grazes a few cattle and horses. He was born in Sydney in 1862 and sent to Scotland at an early age to receive his education at Hamilton Academy. Mr. Davidson returned to Sydney in 1883 and was in business there for four years prior to coming to Auckland in 1887. He page 555 then purchased his present property. Mr. Davids actsas Government meterorological observer and is an amateur photographer.