Record Type
Person
Person/Corporate Type
Individual
Date Born/Est
1877
Date Died/Ceased
1962
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Arthur Herbert Messenger was the sixth son of William and Arabella. Born in 1877, he lived with his family at Pukearuhe and later in Wellington where he joined the Lands and Survey Department as a draughtsman.
Always interested in sketching, he wrote 'Children of the Forest' a memoir of his childhood days at Pukearuhe and contributed articles for the School Journal and illustrations for historical books by James Cowan.

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