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



Frost, Harold William, Surgeon Dentist (late University of Penn sylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.). Office, Emerson Street, Napier.

Harris, Robert Vaux Comport, Surgeon Dentist, Emerson Street. Napier. Mr. Harris was born at Onehunga, Auckland, in the year 1880, and is the youngest son of the late Captain G. B. Harris. He was educated at public and private schools, and was afterwards engaged in farming for a few years. Mr. Harris was subsequently apprenticed to his profession at the Christchurch branch of the London Dental Company, and some years later, after having qualified, was transferred to the Wellington branch. In October, 1905, he was appointed to the charge of the company's branch, at Napier. A few months later Mr. Harris took over the business, and has, since practised, on his own account.

Bunting, photo.Mr. R. V. C. Harris.

Bunting, photo.
Mr. R. V. C. Harris.

Wilson and Davies (H. C. Wilson and H. Davies), Dentists, Tennyson Street, Napier. Telephone 83. This firm was founded by Mr. Wilson in 1867.

Mr. H. C. Wilson, the senior partner, is a native of Berkshire, England, and studied for his profession under Sir Edward Saunders, dentist to Her late Majesty, Queen Victoria. In the year 1863 he came to Auckland by the ship “War Sprite,” at the time of the Waikato war. He immediately joined Captain Kreptner's German Company, 3rd Waikato Regiment, commanded by Colonel Lyon, and received an ensign's commission. He served all through the campaign, and holds the New Zealand war medal. On the disbandment of the troops, he removed to Napier, established his present large practice, and in 1893 took Mr. Davies into partnership. Mr. Wilson is an enthusiastic bowler, tennis, and golf player, and was connected with the Masonic body for a number of years. His eldest son is house surgeon at the Napier Hospital.