CYCLOPEDIA OF NZ 1906
Nelson, Marlborough and Westland
SUPERINTENDENTS OF NELSON: ...There were three candidates for the position of first Superintendent of the Province; namely, Mr. E. W. Stafford, Mr. Francis Jollie, and Mr. J. W. Saxton. The elections were held on the 1st of August, 1853, when the returns were: Stafford, 251; Saxton, 206; Jollie, 130. For the five town seats, Dr. Sinclair, Dr. Renwick, Mr. W. Hough, Dr. Bush, and Mr. H. Adams were elected...