Walter SHRIMPTON (1841 – 1936)

Name

Walter Shrimpton

Gender

Male

Birthdate

1841

Date of death

1936

Parents

  • John Shrimpton

Partner(s)

Children

Biography

Arrived in New Zealand 1853; returned in 1872 after completing his education
Bought 9000ha of land at Matapiro in 1876
Represented Okawa Riding for 37 years
Endowed Napier Hospital with “Shrimpton Ward”, named after his son, Walter

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