The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]
Mr. Richmond Hursthouse
Mr. Richmond Hursthouse was a Minister of the Colony for the six days during which the fourth Atkinson Ministry held the reins of office. He held the portfolios of Lands and Immigration from the 28th of August to the 3rd of September, 1884. Mr. Hursthouse was a member of the House of Representatives for Motueka. At the last general election he contested the City of Nelson, but was defeated by Mr. J. Graham, the present member.