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Newspaper Clipping
Object ID:
Object Name:
Clipping, Newspaper
Extent of Description:
Single sheet of paper, 21 x 14cm
Scope & Content:
[Newspaper clipping, rectangular.]

[Newspaper clipping reads]

Observer HISTORY

What happened to the Workmans of Tokomapuna
Ellen and John Workman lived on Tokomapuna Island off the Kapiti Coast in 1839.

[Paragraph 1]

John hailed from Scotland and came out here on his Uncle's whaling ship in 1835, a boy of 17. For four years John scoured the South Seas with his Uncle, before settling on a small island off Kapiti.

[Ruth Wright Collection]
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Newspaper clipping, The Workmans of TokomapunaNewspaper clipping, The Workmans of Tokomapuna