The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]
Mr. Charles Partridge Hulbert
Mr. Charles Partridge Hulbert, who was Mayor for the years 1884 and 1885, was a conspicuous figure in business and social circles in Christchurch for many years. He came to New Zealand from Australia and joined the “rush” on the Otago goldfields. Mr. Hulbert also went through the Maori war, for which he received the New Zealand war medal. He was subsequently in business in High Street for many years. Mr. Hulbert afterwards went to Wellington, where he still resides.