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

Councillor George Barker

Councillor George Barker , was elected to the Port Chalmers Borough Council, in 1903, and is a member of the Works Committee. He was born in the west of England, in 1855, and came out to Nelson by the ship “Caroline,” in 1877. After two years spent with his brother at Wairarapa, he moved to Wellington. He is a member of Cargill Kilwinning Lodge of Freemasons, No. 632, Scottish Constitution, and has been connected with All Nations Lodge, 172, Ancient Order of Druids since 1892. Mr. Barker was married in Melbourne, in 1888, to a daughter of Mr. T. White, of Port Chalmers, and has one son and one daughter.