George Heslop 1845-1916

George Heslop (twin brother of William)
1845 – 1916 – (71 years)

George is the twin brother of William. They were born in 1845 in Northumberland, England. They emigrated to NZ on the Indian Queen arriving in 1857 at the age of 12.

(more info on George in John Snr’s file.)

Owned Chesterhope Station

Moved to Woodville after his father John died. (refused to talk to brother William) and worked for Williams and Kettle.

Married Jane Francis and had 2 children. Ended up in Parnell Auckland where he died in 1916.

Chart –

John Heslop
Deceased

Ann
Deceased

George Heslop
1845-1916

Jane Francis
-1940

Percy Jackson
Deceased

Elvina Chester Heslop
1880-1960

John Northcote Heslop
1882-1946

HAWKE’S BAY RACING CLUB​   HAWKE’S BAY HERALD, VOLUME XXI, ISSUE 5484, 12 SEPTEMBER 1879

Mr George Heslop would strongly advise that the Racing Club should remain as it was. The Jockey club was for the country, not for the town. If they went to Christchurch at race time they would find the town quite full, and a bed scarcely obtainable, while here at race time the town was quite deserted.

Mr William Heslop thought the meeting should consider the matter well. His own opinion was in favour of amalgamating so as the better to promote racing, which was, in fact, the object of both clubs. The Racing Club had been formed in consequence of certain gentlemen having been blackballed when proposed as members of the Jockey Club. He was himself a member of that club, and he joined the Racing Club because he felt deeply for those who had been blackballed. However, that was now past, and they should consider what would be best in the interest

Daily Telegraph​   ISSUE 3508, 4 OCTOBER 1882

An accident of a serious nature occurred last night to a lad in the employment of Mr George Helsop, of Chesterhope. The lad was, it appears, riding home the racehorse Ohikakarewa, and on the way, while endeavouring to open a gate through which he required to pass, the horse became restive, and the rider was thrown under the animal’s feet and severely trampled upon. Dr Hitchings was immediately sent for, and on examination found the lad to be suffering from severe wounds over the left eye, cheek, and temple. It is hoped that the sight of the eye may be preserved by careful attention.

HAWKE’S BAY HERALD, VOLUME XXI, ISSUE 6316, 1 AUGUST 1882

Mr George Heslop’s woolshed at Chesterhope was destroyed by fire on Saturday night. The building appeared to be all right when left in the evening, and it is believed that the fire was the work of an incendiary, The woolshed was worth about £500, and was insured for £300 in the Union office ; but Mr Heslop will have to bear an additional loss of between £200 and £300, the value of sheepskins, grass seed, and implements which were stored in the shed.

HAWKE’S BAY HERALD, VOLUME XXI, ISSUE 6274, 13 JUNE 1882

We learn that Mr George Heslop lost 1000 sheep at Chesterhope through the time lost in trying to save O’Shanassy.

HAWKE’S BAY HERALD, VOLUME XXI, ISSUE 6910, 14 JULY 1884

Mr George Heslop, in a fit of electioneering irritability, has publicly accused us of garbling Mr Sutton’s speech at Clive by making him say “he hated and despised working men,” instead of “the working man’s loafers.” If Mr Heslop will look again at our report he will find that we did no misrepresent Mr Sutton, and that we did not make him say that “he hated and despised working men,” but that we reported his exact words, which were that “he hated and despised working men’s representatives.” We have reported many speeches delivered by Mr Sutton, and that gentleman has not once accused us of unfairness, but on the accuracy of our reports. We do not believe in garbling the speeches of those whom we are opposed – we leave that to another Napier journal which is fully competent to bear off all the honors in that respect.

BUSH ADVOCATE, VOLUME VII, ISSUE 525, 24 SEPTEMBER 1891

Mr George Heslop has been appointed buyer for the Woodville freezing works.

WOODVILLE EXAMINER, VOLUME XII, ISSUE 2238, 10 SEPTEMBER 1894

We regret to record the death on Friday of Mr John Heslop, one of the earliest and most respected of the Hawke’s Bay settlers, and father of Mr George Heslop, of Woodville. Mr Heslop was a man of the most sterling integrity, and had reached the ripe age of 82 years.

TE ARAI ESTATE.​ ISSUE 12787, 1 NOVEMBER 1907

TE ARAI ESTATE.

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[…] United Press Association.] GISBORNE, November 1. The hearing of the Hon. Randall Johnston’s claim for compensation for the taking of Te Arai Estate by the Government was finished yesterday, and decision was […] case of the lessee, Mr John Clark, was then begun. Mr Clark claims £10,000 for loss of lease and £2000 as […] for having to sell his cattle, at an inopportune time.  [Special to the Star]. GISBORNE, November 1. The following is a summary of the values placed on Te Arai Estate by witnesses for the owner (Hon. Randall Johnston) and for the Crown. For the claimant: Arthur Kennedy (Napier), total value of estate £142.923; Malcolm Hovel Strachan (Waimata) £139,033 4s; John Wilson Bright (Gisborne), £131,237; Joseph Barton Kells (Gisborne) £137,524 10s; Gavin Ralston Wylie (Gisborne) £133,165; James Stirling McLeod, (Hastings), £133,741; William Richmond (Hastings), £137,293 17s; John Clark, lessee (Gisborne), £143,629. For the Crown: Thomas N Brodrick (District Land Officer, Gisborne) total £103,728; John McCaw (Waikato), total £98.129; William Garrett (Auckland), total £92,967; Cecil F. Lewis (Government Valuer, Gisborne), total £103,754; George Grant, C.E. (Gisborne), total £102,427; George Heslop (Waihi), total £102.000; William S. MacDonald, total £103,523.

Auckland Star​   AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME XLV, ISSUE 227, 23 SEPTEMBER 1914

Mr George Heslop, who had resided in the Hawke’s bay province for over 58 years, has disposed of his property at Frasertown. He intends to reside in Auckland.

NEW ZEALAND HERALD, VOLUME LIII, ISSUE 16211, 24 APRIL 1916

OBITUARY.
MR. GEORGE HESLOP.

The death occurred yesterday, at his residence, Clontarf, St. Stephen’s Avenue, Parnell, of Mr. George Heslop, late of Hawke’s Bay. Mr Heslop, who was born in Northumberland, England, came to New Zealand, with his parents, when five years of age. He has been in the Dominion for many years, and was well-known in Hawke’s Bay, where he owned a large station. He was also a breeder of racehorses. He leaves a widow, a son, and a daughter. Mr Heslop has lived in Auckland during the past 12 months.

TARANAKI HERALD, VOLUME LXIV, ISSUE 144972, 26 APRIL 1916

The Hon. J. Allen, Minister of Defence, left by steamer on Tuesday night for Auckland.

The death occurred at Auckland on Sunday of Mr. George Heslop, late of Hawke’s Bay, and some years ago resident of Bell Block. He was a brother of Mr. John Heslop, of Okaiawa.

ESTATES FOR DEATH DUTY.​ NEW ZEALAND HERALD, VOLUME LIV, ISSUE 16460, 9 FEBRUARY 1917

ESTATES FOR DEATH DUTY

LIST FOR AUCKLAND DISTRICT

[BY TELEGRAPH – PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

WELLINGTON, Thursday.

DURING January the estates of 338 deceased persons were certified for death duties. The largest was that of James Walker (Wellington), £68,614. The following a re the principal estates in the Auckland district: –

 £
John Henry O’Neill   15,917
Frank Obed Oldfield   5,870
George Heslop   45,485
William Agnew   13,077
James McKnight   7,157
George Spence   3,380
Allan Wilkinson   1,406
Wm. Fitzpatrick   8,385
Robert Entrican   8,786

DEATHS.​ AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME LXXI, ISSUE 89, 15 APRIL 1940

HESLOP. – On April 14, 1940, at her residence […] St Stephen’s Avenue, Parnell Jane Frances widow of George Heslop, late of Hawke’s Bay. Interred this day.

HAWKE’S BAY HERALD, VOLUME XXXV, ISSUE 11451, 5 FEBRUARY 1900

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Hawkes Bay Rough Riders Group

HAWKE’S BAY HERALD, VOLUME XXXV, ISSUE 11454, 8 FEBRUARY 1900

The Napier High School and Wanganui Collegiate School Old Boy’s Association will hold a smoke concert at the Masonic Hotel to-morrow evening, to say good-bye to Troopers Anderson, Baker, Heslop, Richardson, Collinge and Saxby.

The uniforms for the Hawke’s Bay men will reach Napier by Saturday’s Wellington express, and they will be available for the men for the church parade on Sunday.

Our Hampden correspondent writes: – Messers Whitson and Hughes paid a farewell visit to Hampden on Sunday. They were splendidly mounted on horses generously provided by their late employer, Mr W. Hastie, of The Brow. We all wish our representatives in the Rough Riders contingent “Good Luck” and a safe return. Both looked smart and capable scouts as they rode away, and they will without doubt make a name for themselves should opportunity occur. Mr James Anderson, of Kereru, is among the Hawke’s Bay portion of the Rough Riders contingent, also Mr George Heslop, late of Gwavas station, and R, McCulloch, some time ago employed on the Brow Station.

Dr Godfray, of Waipukurau, has volunteered for the Transvaal. The Wellington committeE has referred the offer to the Government.

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People

  • James Anderson
  • John Wilson Bright
  • Thomas N Brodrick
  • John Clark
  • Dr Godfray
  • George Grant
  • William Garrett
  • W Hastie
  • Ann Heslop, nee Richardson
  • Elvina Chester Heslop
  • George Heslop
  • Jane Frances Heslop
  • John Heslop
  • John Northcote Heslop
  • Percy Jackson Heslop
  • William Heslop
  • Randall Johnston
  • Joseph Barton Kells
  • Arthur Kennedy
  • Cecil F Lewis
  • William S MacDonald
  • John McCaw
  • R McCulloch
  • James Stirling McLeod
  • William Richmond
  • Malcolm Hovel Strachan
  • Gavin Ralston Wylie

Accession number

2177/2306/46867

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