The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
Mr Joseph Wesney
Mr Joseph Wesney was appointed manager of the New Zealand Insurance Company's branch at Wanganui in the year 1903. He was born in Invercargill, where he was educated, and was afterwards for four years in a law office. He then entered the service of the New Zealand Insurance Company, and twelve years later was transferred to Brisbane, Queensland, as assistant accountant. Eighteen months afterwards he returned to New Zealand, and was stationed at the Wellington office as chief clerk for twelve years before receiving his present appointment. Mr Wesney takes a keen interest in football, is vice-president of the local Rugby Football Union, and a member of the selection committee. In 1889 he married a daughter of the late Mr James Hagar, architect, of Westland, and has two sons and two daughters.
Mr. J. Wesney.