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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Otago & Southland Provincial Districts]

Captain Francis Wallace Mackenzie

Captain Francis Wallace Mackenzie , sometime Member of the House of Representatives for Mataura, and owner of Glenkenick, Pomahaka, was born in Ross-shire, Scotland. When sixteen years of age he sailed for Bombay, India, as a cadet in the Honourable East India Company's service. He page 389 was posted to the 8th Regiment Bombay Native Infantry, but left India just before the Mutiny and took up land at the Pomahaka river, Otago, New Zealand, where he remained for thirty-five years until his death in 1892. He was for many years member for Mataura in the Provincial Council of Otago. Captain Mackenzie's mother was a descendant of Mrs Dunlop, one of the best friends of the poet Burns.

The Late Captain F. W. Mackenzie.

The Late Captain F. W. Mackenzie.