John HESLOP (1812 – 1894)

Name

John Heslop

Gender

Male

Birthdate

1812

Birthplace

Corsenside, Northumberland, England

Marriage(s)

1837
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England

Date of death

07 September 1894

Place of death

Puketapu

Parents

  • Joseph Heslop
  • Eleanor Heslop, nee Nichol

Partner(s)

  • Ann Heslop, nee Richardson (born 1815, died about 1853)
  • Elizabeth Jane (Jane) Heslop, nee Varray (1803-1898)

Children

  • John Heslop (born 1838)
  • George Heslop
  • William Heslop (born 1845)
  • Annie Wellwood
  • Eleanor Heslop

Biography

Arrived in Wellington with his family on the “Indian Queen”, 30 January 1857
Worked at “Woburn” for Purvis Russell until 1859, then at “Okawa” for Thomas Lowry
Leased land at Puketapu 1867; lived at Omarunui
Instrumental in establishing Puketapu School in 1864
Buried at Puketapu pa along with brother, Thomas (died 8 March 1889 at Puketapu)

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