George Poole HAYES
George was born at Clonakilty, Cork, Ireland.
He emigrated to NZ in 1927.
He married Edith Wright (born at Foxton in 1909) at Foxton in 1934.
They had four sons & two daughters. One of the sons (Tom) is a well known heritage researcher in Levin.
George started his working life in NZ at Glen Orua as a farm labourer. He moved to Foxton around 1943 to work as a textile worker. He then moved to Plimmerton as a sharemilker & then Ohau as a farmer. By 1963 he is in Masterton as a factory worker.