Capt. Henry Lufkin Skeet, NZM

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Capt. Henry Lufkin Skeet, NZM

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Birthplace: Ipswich, Suffolk, England (United Kingdom)
Death: November 05, 1882 (45-46)
Waiwera Hot Springs, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Waiwera, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of William Skeet and Susanna Blythe Skeet
Husband of Harriette Anne Skeet and Agnes Macfarlane Skeet
Father of Robert Challen Skeet; Harry May Skeet; Minnie Kathleen Skeet; Herbert Cotterell Skeet; Alfred Skeet and 3 others
Brother of Robert Mixer Skeet and William Skeet

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About Capt. Henry Lufkin Skeet, NZM

Captain Henry Lufkin Skeet was a surveyor in Napier and Nelson in the early 1860s. In 1864 he recruited a corps of engineers to take part in the Bay of Plenty campaign, and then surveyed the confiscated land at Tauranga. His wife Harriet died in February 1872, aged 43, leaving him with seven children to care for. Later that year, Henry and his staff were transferred to Taranaki to survey confiscated land in South Taranaki. He became chief surveyor of the Land Purchase Department and died in 1882, aged 47. Source: http://ketenewplymouth.peoplesnetworknz.info/taranaki_street_names/....

SKEET On 5 November, at Waiwera Hot Springs, Captain Henry Lufkin Skeet NZM, late Chief Surveyor West Coast Commission. Napier and Tauranga papers please copy. [Taranaki Herald, 13 Nov 1882 + Bay of Plenty Times Wed 8 Nov 1882, p2 + article]

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Capt. Henry Lufkin Skeet, NZM's Timeline

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Ipswich, Suffolk, England (United Kingdom)
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1864
New Zealand
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December 25, 1871
Te Papa, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand
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