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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]

Mr. William Brice

Mr. William Brice, who was a Member for South-west Ward in the Christchurch City Council for two terms of three years each, was born in Somersetshire in 1839. He was educated in Taunton, where he was brought up as a hairdresser and fancy goods dealer. Mr. Brice arrived in Lyttelton by the ship “Zealandia,” and at once established himself in business in Hobbs' Buildings, Colombo Street. In 1870 he removed to the premises he now occupies at the corner of Hereford and Colombo Streets. Mr. Brice is a member of the Commercial Club. He was married in 1866 to a daughter of the late Mr. H. Davis, of Taunton, and has three sons and two daughters.

Standish and Preece, photo.Mr. W. Brice.

Standish and Preece, photo.
Mr. W. Brice.