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John Glass's death cert in 29 may 1917 describes him as being in NZ 50 years, which would give his arrival as circa 1867, which also fits these Electorial Roll entries for a John Glass;
Manuherikia Electorate (Roxburgh area) 1867,68,69,70,71,72,73,74 and 1870 Manuherikia also Wakaia and Mount Bengar Districts Island near Roxburgh, household, The island, near Roxburgh, Thatched House 1875-6 Waikaia, Southland Island near Roxburgh, household, The island, near Roxburgh, Thatched House In september of 1878 the river Clutha had a major Flood sweeping away houses and bridges for hundreds of miles, did John's house survive this event? 1880-81 Waikaia, Southland John Glass, residential, Roxburgh, miner also 1880 Waikato Waipa John Glass, residential, Te Awamutu, Baker, -- Some time between 1880 and 1881 the family moved to Te Awamutu, North Island
and John has returned to his trade as a Baker. however in 1890 he appears to have changed job again. 1890 Hawkes Bay john Glass, residential, Napier, Knitting M'n'f'r although this seams an unlikely occupation in 1896 he is again drapery trade and confirmed by names of wife and son. A newpapaper items from 1891 places him in Napier and 1893 places him in Hastings 1896 Hawkes Bay John Glass Hastings, Traveling Draper, residential Margaret Glass Hastings, housewife , residential William campbell Glass Hastings, contractor, residential 1900 Eden, Auckland John Glass, Devonport, Settler Margaret Glass, Devonport, home duties William campbell Glass, Devonport, Store Keeper Alfred duncan Glass, Devonport, Clerk Marion cameron Glass, Takapuna, housekeeper 1905 Waitamata, Auckland John Glass, Devonport, Settler Margaret Glass, Devonport, married William campbell Glass, Devonport, Baker Alice rose Glass, Devonport, married Euphemia Glass, Devonport, spinster 1911 Waitemata, Auckland John Glass, Devonport, Settler Margaret Glass, Devonport, married William campbell Glass, Devonport, Baker Alice rose Glass, Devonport, married Euphemia Low, Ann St. Devonport, married John henry Low, Ann St. Devonport, Baker 1914 Waitemata, Auckland John Glass, Devonport, Settler Margaret Glass, Russell St. Devonport, married
|Tuapeka Times, 15th December 1870|
To J. B. BRADSHAW, ESQ., M.H.R. SIR, —
We, the undersigned Electors of the Waikaia District, do respectfully request that you will become a Candidate for the Representation of this District in the ensuing Parliament. From your long and intimate acquaintance with mining matters, coupled with your desire to facilitate the settlement of the country by means of Liberal Land Laws, we deem you a very suitable gentleman to represent us.
In the event of your acceding to our request, and coming amongst us personally to ascertain our wants and requirements, should the policy you are prepared to advocate be such aa to meet our approval, we hereby pledge ourselves to do our utmost to secure your return. We have, &c, John Beighton Geo. F. Mackay Robert Bennetts John Glass
|New Zealand Herald, 18th August 1881|
|District News, Te Awamutu
Wednesday. A meeting was held in the Te Awamutu Wesleyan Church on Monday evening to consider matters relating to the future prosperity of that part of the Wesleyan Waikato circuit. The Rev. H. Bull occupied the chair, and the following resolutions were adopted unanimously by the meeting Moved by Mr. J. W. Bridgman, and seconded by Mr. G. Hunter, That in the opinion of this meeting it is desirable that Te Awamutu, with Kihikihi, Paterangi, and Alexandra, be constituted a separate circuit with a young minister to reside at Te Awamutu, and that the next quarterly meeting be urged to recommend this to the annual conference." Proposed by Mr. K. T. Millar, and seconded by Mr. G. A. Laidlaw, "That in the opinion of this meeting it is expedient, in view of the adoption by the conference of the recommendation contained in the foregoing resolution, to organise a sustentation fund; and that immediate steps be taken to give effect to this resolution, in order that the result may be laid before the ensui Mr. John Glass, and seconded by Mr. E. Bridgman, "That the foregoing resolutions should take effect, although Cambridge, with Pukerimu and Hautapu, be not constituted a separate circuit." Collectors were then appointed to the several districts of the proposed new circuit, and it was announced that a sum of £40 had been offered prior to the work of canvassing.
|Waikato Times, 15th & 17th march 1883|
Tenders for Building a four bedroom House Plans and specifications to be seen at the shop of Mr. John Glass, Baker, Te Awamutu Tenders close 4o'clock p.m. Saterday 24 March 1883 John Glass Te Awamutu 12th March 1883
Waikato Times, 11,16,18, amp; 21st August 1883 NOTICE ALL ACCOUNTS owing to me must be paid to John Glass,Baker, Te Awamutu, on or before the 16th day of August, otherwise immediate proceedings will be taken to recover same G.A. LAIDLAW Te Awamutu August 8th 1883
Waikato Times, 24,26,29,31 jan 2,5 feb 1884 £1 Reward Lost from Te Awamutu about 2 months ago A brown buggy mare with white hind foot and supposed to be branded Any one returning same to John Glass Te Awamutu will recieve the reward.
Wises Directory, 1885-1886 Glass John, Baker, Te Awamutu
Wises Directory 1898-1899 Glass Jno, Haslett Street, Eden Terrace, Auckland
NZ ELECTORAL ROLLS 1899 NTH ISLAND, AUCKLAND CITY. GLASS Alfred Duncan, Clerk, Vincent Street, Auckland. Wises Directory 1900 Glass Jno, Vincent Street, Auckland
|Auckland Star, 10th november 1909|
BREACHES AWARDS. (Before Mr. C. 6. Kettle, S.M.)
In the S.M. Court to-day John Glass "was charged, at the instance of the Bakers' Union, that he employed a non-unionist as a journeyman baker when there were unionists available who were equally competent.
He was convicted and fined £1, costs' £4 7/.
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