Barnet Burns, Pākehā–Māori (1805 - 1860) MP

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Death: Died in Plymouth, UK
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About Barnet Burns, Pākehā–Māori

The English sailor and trader Barnet Burns was one of many Pākehā–Māori – Europeans who lived among Māori, often marrying a Māori woman and living as a member of her tribe. While resident on the Māhia Peninsula, Burns was protected by a chief known as Te Aria, and married his daughter, Amotawa. The couple had three children – Tauhinu, Mokoraurangi and Hori Waiti – before Burns returned to England. There he worked as a showman, exhibiting himself in the costume seen here.

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1805
November, 1805
1860
December 26, 1860
Age 55
Plymouth, UK
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