John George Herbert HANKINS
John was born at Hokitika.
He married Olive Hickson (born at Cambridge in 1883) at Foxton in 1906.
They had two sons & one daughter, one son being born in Levin.
John was shown as a clerk at Manakau & Weraroa in the electoral rolls of 1900, 1905 & 1911. In fact he was part of the auctioneering business, in Levin of "Hitchings Hankins & Co".
He was elected to the first Levin Borough Council, serving from 1906- 1909.
From 1914 he moved around as an auctioneer, & land agent before retiring to Christchurch & then Gisborne & Napier.