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William Swainson
25 April 1809?1 December 1884

Lawyer, attorney general, politician, church chancellor.

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Fig. 215.—William Swainson, Esq., F.R.S., F.L.S. 1788–1855. By courtesy Mr. J. W. Marshall] Fig.26—A settler's House, Pito-one Flat, near the Korokoro Stream and Mill, and near the scene of the boat accident of 1840. Figs. 25 and 26 are from sketches by William Swainson, Esq., F.R.S Fig. 40—Residence of William Swainson, Esq., F.R.S., in 1843. The site is now occupied by the Roman Catholic Convent, Main road, Lower Hutt. The successive owners to the property prior to the inception of the convent were Messrs. E. J. Riddiford and H. Bunny From a drawing by W. Swainson] — Fort Richmond and the Hutt Bridge (1847) Hon. W. Swainson


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