CYCLOPEDIA OF NZ 1906
Nelson, Marlborough and Westland
STRINGER, Thomas H.
ON THE 29th OF SEPTEMBER 1881, the city of Nelson was, by proclamation, divided into four wards; namely, Brook, Wood, Waimea , and Port Wards, for which councillors were elected as follows: C.E. Bunny, James Moorhouse and Francis Trask [Brook Ward]; Henry Budden, J.H. Harley, and J.K. Little [Wood Ward]; M. Crewdson, Robert Levien and William Powell [Port Ward]; Thomas H. Stringer, S. Bolton and J.A. Harley [Waimea Ward]. However, on the 15th of June, 1886, the wards were abolished by proclamation, and the city of Nelson has since remained an undivided borough...