The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
The Rev. Frank George Evans
The Rev. Frank George Evans, Th.L. Aust. Coll. Theol., Vicar of St. Mary's and Rural Dean of New Plymouth, is a native of Chester, England, and was born in 1857. He was educated at St. John's College, Auckland, and was ordained deacon in 1881, and priest two years later. In 1896 he settled at New Plymouth as coadjutor to Archdeacon Govett, and was appointed vicar in 1898.