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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Otago & Southland Provincial Districts]

Leather Trade

Leather Trade.

Henderson, James Thomas , Boot and Shoemaker and Importer, Dee Street, Invercargill. Mr. Henderson's business dates from 1897, and is conducted on the ground floor of a brick building, which contains a shop and workshop. The trade carried on consists chiefly in the making of boots and shoes to order. Mr. Henderson was born, in 1870, in Oamaru, whence his parents removed, in 1882, to Invercargill, where he served an apprenticeship with Messrs Thorn and Stead, with whom he continued as an apprentice and journeyman for eight years. On removing to Gore Mr. Henderson was in the service of Mr. F. Thorn for three years, when he was transferred to Invercargill, and opened a branch of the business. After managing this business for a year, he bought it. Mr. Henderson served for seven years in the City Guards. As a Forester he joined Court Star of the South in 1887, and took office, successively, as far as the Sub-Chief Ranger's chair. He was married on the 1st of October, 1902, to the third
Gerstenkorn, photo.Mr. J. T. Henderson

Gerstenkorn, photo.
Mr. J. T. Henderson

daughter of the late Mr. H. Stewart, of Gore, and has one son.

Kissell, John Henry , Saddler and Harness Maker, Dee Street, Invercargill. Private residence, North Invercargill. Mr. Kissell occupies central premises, which comprise a shop and workroom, and he keeps a well assorted stock of saddlery and harness. He is referred to in another article as Mayor of North Invercargill.

Stead, J. And W. , (John Stead and William Stead) Boot and Shoe Importers. Dee Street, Invercargill. This firm is well known in the commercial circles of Southland. Both partners are referred to in other articles as members of the Invercargill Borough Council.