The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 79
The End of his Career
The End of his Career.
Mr Colenso removed to Napier in 1854. and on the introduction of Provincial Government in 1859 became member for Napier and Provincial Auditor. He was subsequently Speaker from 1871 to 1875 and Inspector of Schools. In 1861 he was elected member of the General Assembly for Hawke's Bay, and retained the seat till 1866. He died on February 10th, 1899 in his 88th year.