Wellington Province


JONES, Edward

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Mr. E. Jones

Jones, Edward, Farmer, Kuripuni, near Masterton. The fourth and youngest son of Mr. Henry Jones, whose career is referred to in these pages, the subject of this sketch was born at the Hutt in 1854, and came with his parents to Masterton when two years old. Educated in the district he worked for his father till 1878, when he started in business on his own account. He is now occupied in farming pursuits, and has a chaff-cutting establishment besides a six-horse-power traction engine and complete machinery and fittings, which cost nearly $1000. He is a prominent member of the Masterton Wesleyan Church.

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