J.H. Revell, blacksmith
View of the single-storied wooden blacksmith premises of John Herbert Revell, located on Gill Street in New Plymouth. A sign on the building reads "J. H. REVELL Horse Shoer & General Smith" and John (1864-1951) can be seen standing outside with a horse.
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John Herbert Revell is the man in the photo, my grand father. He later went blind and I remember him when he lived with us in Wanganui. One day when I was about four he tripped over and landed on me so my mother insisted he need more care so he moved to the Aramoho Jubilee Home where my Dad and I would visit every Sunday and take him a bag of ‘Black Ball’ lollies. He passed away when I was about nine years old.
- Alison O’Byrne née Revell posted one year ago.