Other formats

    TEI XML file   ePub eBook file  


    mail icontwitter iconBlogspot iconrss icon

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

Decorators and Painters — Burden, Thomas Lawrence,

Decorators and Painters.

Burden, Thomas Lawrence, Painter, Paperhanger and House Decorator, Avenue Road, Hastings. Mr. Burden established his present business in the year 1897, has now a large connection, and gives constant employment to five men. Among his many painting contracts may be mentioned that of the Presbyterian Church, the Havelock churches, the Bank of New South Wales, the Council chambers, Mr. W. C. Maddison's business premises, and Mr. A. H. Russel's private residence, “Twyford.” Mr. private residence, “Twyford.” Mr. Burden was born in Kent, England, was educated at the Cloth-workers' Grammar School, at Sutton Valence, and was brought up as a decorative page 463 arist. From 1889 to 1897 he represented St. Thomas Distriet in Devonshire, as a member of the County Council, and in the latter year came out to New Zealand. He settled in Hastings, and soon afterwards established his present business. Mr. Burden has been a Freemason for many years, and has served on various local bodies. He is married, and has two sons and three daughters.