David Paton BALFOUR (1841 – 1894)

Name

David Paton Balfour

Gender

Male

Birthdate

1841

Birthplace

Forfarshire, Scotland

Marriage(s)

1876
Puketapu

Date of death

13 July 1894

Place of death

Puketapu

Parents

  • David Balfour
  • Jane Balfour, nee Paton

Partner(s)

Children

  • Arthur David Balfour (5/9/1877, Puketapu - 13/5/1952, Napier)
  • Edith Ann Hampton (28/10/1878, Puketapu - 7/10/1948, Taradale)
  • Ernest Balfour (22/11/1879, Puketapu - 30/3/1956, Wairoa)
  • Grace Elizabeth Balfour (19-23 February 1889)
  • Dulcie Grace Taylor (25/3/1890, Puketapu - 29/1/1971)

Biography

Arrived in New Zealand 1862 from Australia in search of gold; previously arrived with his father and siblings 1856 from Scotland
Managed Mangawhare and Glenross Stations in the Waiwhare District until 1889
Wrote 26 diaries over 30 years of his farming and personal life

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