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Copy negative of original photograph showing Hilton Olliver with his wife Mabel Rose and their extended family. The large group is gathered outside with a corrugated shed and some trees behind them. The peole are standing except for a row of young children seated along the ground in front. Hilton is standing to the left of centre in the middle row wearing a white shirt with pants and suspenders. Mabel Rose is standing on Hilton's left. The couple had twelve children.
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Hilton ( called Skelly) Olliver was my grandfather Hugh Ollivers brother born Parkes NSW to Henry Olliver and Mary Nicholson.They both came to NZ Hugh to Palmerston North and Hilton to Opunake where he had 12 children with Mabel

- Judy Dobbs

Posted on 05-11-2019 00:50:04