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Edward Gibbon Wakefield

Political theorist, colonial promoter, politician.


Siblings: Captain Arthur Wakefield

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Fig. 120.—Lambton Quay, showing Woodward Street to the left, Edward Gibbon Wakefield's house (gabled roof) on The Terrace, next to the Club; Mr. G. Moore's house, with long verandah; Mr. Hay's, Bolton Street; Mr. Wallace's, on the hill to the extreme right Fig. 199.—Miss Lilian Wakefield, daughter of E. J. Wakefield, Esq., and granddaughter of E. G. Wakefield, Esq. Miss Wakefield lives (1929) in Bealy Avenue, Christchurch, N.Z. By courtesy Miss L. Wakefield] Fig. 276.—Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Esq. Who in 1836 said: “New Zealand is coming under the Dominion of the British Crown.” Fig. 278.—Edward Gibbon Wakefield, 1850 Founder Of The New Zealand Company Photo from an Oil Painting In the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand. — Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Founder of the Colonisation of South Australia and New Zealand. — Born in London, England, on the 20th of March, 1796. — Died at Wellington, New Zealand, on the 16th of May, 1862


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