Taranaki Jubilee Exhibition certificate
31 Mar 1891
Lithographed certificate for the Taranaki Jubilee Exhibition awarding first prize to Edward Moyle for Rope Section C. Dated New Plymouth, March 31 1891. Awarded by Mayor, James Bellringer. Signed in black ink "H. Goodacre" - President. Depicts a small image of Mt Egmont / Taranaki within an oval at the top. Text around edge of oval reads: "ALL ROUND MT EGMONT".
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H Goodacre is most likely to be Hal Goodacre, who arrived in New Plymouth in 1882 from Derbyshire, England, with his family. Hal Goodacre was active in local community affairs. He established the Egmont Boot and Shoe Company, was chairman of the '1904/5 Exhibition Committee and a supporter of the development of Pukekura Park. He died in the 1917 flu epidemic. He is buried in the Te Henui Cemetery.
- Mark Jordan posted 9 years ago.