The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Otago & Southland Provincial Districts]
Mr. William Mchutcheson
Mr. William Mchutcheson , Old Colonist, was born in Glasgow in 1810, and landed at Port Chalmers by the ship “Silistria,” on the 12th of October, 1862. He settled in Canterbury on his arrival in New Zealand, and in 1882 he removed to Oamaru, where he made his permanent residence. In 1838, Mr. McHutcheson joined the total abstinence movement, then in its infancy, and took an active part in its early struggles, which were carried on amidst great opposition.