Wellington Province

Mr. J. Judd


JUDD, John

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Judd, John, Settler, Greytown. The son of a Kentish farmer, Mr. Judd was born in 1833, and came to Wellington with his parents and two brothers in 1840 in the ship `Martha Ridgway.' When twenty-three years of age, the subject of this notice married, and bought forty acres in Greytown, where he settled. Mr. Judd, who engages in mixed farming, and has increased his holding to three hundred and fifty acres, now leaves the active management to one of his sons. He is a good colonist, his family numbering five daughters and nine sons, three daughtes and three sons being married. As a volunteer, Mr. Judd was a member of the Greytown Rifles, and in local politics he has held seats on the Featherston Highway and Waiohine River Boards. Mr. Judd's father, who died in 1886, took part in the fight with the Maoris at the Hutt in the early days. His family consisted of five sons and three daughters, Mr. John Judd being the eldest son.

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