Mr. Joseph John Wensley
, who was formerly in business in Blenheim as a manufacturer and importer, is a native of Maitland, New South Wales, where he resided for some years, but afterwards went to Geelong, Victoria, where he was apprenticed to Mr. George Beatty, boot manufacturer.
After completing his apprenticeship, Mr. Wensley was for three years in a leading house in Sydney. He landed in Wellington, in 1882, but soon went on to Marlborough, and established himself in business. Mr. Wensley now (1905) lives in retirement.