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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]



Forte, Claude Henry, Surgeon Dentist, formerly of Devon Street, New Plymouth, but now (1906) of Tripe and Forte, Dentists, 93, Willis Street, Wellington.

Gray, Alexander, Surgeon-Dentist, Devon and Brougham Streets, New Plymouth. Telephone—Surgery, 25; private residence, Frankley Road, 107. Bankers, Bank of New South Wales. Mr. Gray was born in Auckland, and studied under Mr. A. W. Chatfield of that city. In the year 1888, he passed the prescribed examinaations at the University of Otago, and was then assistant to Mr. H. C. Wilson, of Napier, for a year. He then removed to New Plymouth, where he took over the old established practice of Mr. Skeet, and has conducted it with much success. Mr. Gray has been Worshipful Master of the Ngamotu Lodge of Freemasons; he is an enthusiastic member of the Bowling Club, and was skip of the Champion Pairs at the Auckland Tournament, besides being the winner of several local prizes.

Mr. A. Gray.

Mr. A. Gray.

London Dental Institute (Frederick William Reston, manager), Devon Street, New Plymouth. Head office, Auckland. This branch was opened in the year 1899, and is situated on the ground floor of a two-storied wood and iron building. The apartments consist of a surgery, with up-to-date appliances, and of a waiting room and workrooms.

Mr. Frederick William Reston was appointed Manager of the London Dental Institute in New Plymouth in the year 1900. He was born at Lincoln Road, Christchurch, in 1876, and was educated at Christchurch and in Auckland, where he also studied for his profession. He qualified in Dunedin, and was registered in 1900. Mr. Reston takes an interest in local sports and pastimes.

Williams, Alexander Murray, Surgeon Dentist, Corner of Devon Street and Egmont Street, New Plymouth. This practice was established in April, 1903, and is conducted in rooms on the first floor of the Theatre block of buildings. The surgery is replete with all the most modern appliances, and there are waiting rooms and a work room, suitably fitted up.

Mr. Alexander Murray Williams was born in Wanganui in the year 1881, was educated at Wanganui College, and subsequently studied under Mr. H. G. Forlong. Having duly qualified he obtained registration in October, 1902, and shortly afterwards settled in New Plymouth. He is a member of the New Plymouth Tennis Club. In May, 1905, Mr. Williams married a daughter of Mr. R. Cock, formerly Mayor of New Plymouth.

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Mr. A. M. Williams. Collis, photo.

Mr. A. M. Williams. Collis, photo.

Recreation Grounds: Another View.

Recreation Grounds: Another View.