George Leslie ADKIN

Date of Birth: 
26 Jul 1888
Date of Death: 
21 May 1964

George was born in Wellington.

He married Elizabeth Herd (born at Wellington in 1890) in 1915.

They had one son & one daughter.

The son, Clyde & son-in-law, John Ritchie, served in WW2.

George was a sheep farmer in Levin from at least 1911 through to 1946. Thereafter he was a public servant in Wellington.

He was also a renowned amateur geologist, photographer, author & collector of artifacts.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
George Leslie Adkin, William George Adkin, Annie Jane Denton, Elizabeth Maud Herd, William Henry Herd, Elizabeth Goulding, Nancy Florence Adkin, John Alfred Henry (Jack) Ritchie, Henry Royce Noble, June Agnes Ritchie, Clyde Goulding Adkin, Joan Mabel Elliott.