George Vesey Stewart (1831-1920)

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George Vesey Stewart (1831-1920).

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George Vesey Stewart, the 'Father of Katikati'. Stewart was elected the first Mayor of Tauranga in 1882. He had arrived in New Zealand in 1874 searching for suitable land to create a new settlement, his 'Ulster Plantation' which was eventually located in Katikati. It is believed that he enticed over 4,000 people to settle in New Zealand (Tauranga City Libraries Image Number: 01-632).

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George Vesey Stewart (1831-1920)


First Names:George Vesey
Last Name:Stewart
Date of Birth:1831
Place of Birth:England
Year:c.1880
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Latitude and Longitude coordinates: -37.5519144,175.9197547

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