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Robert Aroa

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Record 163/578
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Collection Gamble [Atkinson/Aroa/Airey Collection]
Photographer Collie, William
Description Black and white photograph of Robert Aroa (senior), taken 1873.
Sepia studio portrait of Robert as a young man.

Robert is the son of Issac Aroa and Sarah Aroa (nee Atkinson). He was born at Brough, Westmorland, England, 29 December 1836. He arrived in New Zealand in October 1855. Robert farmed at Tetly Brook, Awatere, Marlborough and was killed in an accident in 1886. Died aged 49, 14 October 1886 Blenheim, New Zealand.
Year Range from 1850
Year range to 1873
Object ID 2009.135.0227
Object Name Photograph
People Atkinson, Sarah (later Aroa/Airey)
Aroa, Isaac
Aroa, Robert
Airey, Isaac
Aroa, Sarah (nee Atkinson)
Airey, Sarah (nee Atkinson)
Place Marlborough
Title Robert Aroa
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014