The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]
Mr. William George Puckey
Mr. William George Puckey, Choirmaster at the Kaitaia Anglican Church, is one of the oldest settlers and a son of the late Mr. W. G. Puckey. He was born in 1835 and brought up to farming. Mr. Puckey acquired his present property, called “Woodville,” in 1855; it consists of a freehold of 770 acres of level country and is partly cleared. The soll is of a rich alluvial character, splendidly adapted for growing fruit, maize oats, etc. Mr. Puckey was a prominent member of the school committee and has been for some time connected with the agricultural association. He married a daughter of the late Mr. Hunt, of Carlisle, England, and has two sons and four daughters.