Black, William

Production date
1863-1865
1860-1869
Description
William Black came to New Plymouth in 1841, on board the William Bryan (ship) and shortly after, opened the first commercial bakery in the settlement. He took an active part in community affairs and was the second master of the Egmont Lodge - Freemasons.
A collection of papers relating to the appointment of William Black to various ranks within the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers and the Taranaki Militia.

Object detail

Production date
1863-1865
1860-1869
Subject person
Classification
Item list

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1) Deed of appointment; William Black to be ensign in the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers. Dated 13th July 1863

2) Deed of appointment; William Black to be Lieutenant in the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers. Dated 21st October 1863

3) Deed of appointment; William Black to be Lieutenant in the Taranaki Militia. Dated 21st October, 1863

4) Deed of appointment; William Black to be Captain of the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers. Dated 6th February 1865

Accession number
ARC2001-467
Collection type

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I think he came over on the Amelia Thompson unless he came over previously too.

- Karen Weidner on 04-11-2019 07:26:06

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