CYCLOPEDIA OF NZ 1906
Nelson, Marlborough and Westland
COUNCILLOR ALFRED SHEAT has served continuously on the Richmond Borough Council,
since its inception in 1891. He was born in Richmond, in 1854, and has always resided in the
district, where he is engaged in agriculture. In 1893, he married a daughter of Mr. T. J. Thompson,
of Richmond, and has a family of one son and three daughters.