Ward, Robert

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A collection of papers relating to Robert Ward and wife Emily. Born in Norfolk, England, Robert Ward came to New Plymouth in 1844, opening a Primitive Methodist church at Henui. A pioneer of Primitive Methodism in New Zealand Ward moved between New Plymouth, Auckland, Wellington and other settlements planting new churches and supporting other clergy.

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  Part 1

1. A Ward family tree starting from Robert and Emily.

2. A handwritten tribute to Robert on leaving a parish. It is undated and does not name the place which he is leaving. Nor is it signed.

3. A transcription of the above item. Transcribed by John Barton 4/5/1995.

4. An extract from Scholfields Dictionary of New Zealand Biography 1940 - essay on Robert Ward.

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