Story: Whanganui places

Westoe, Rangitīkei

Westoe, Rangitīkei

The politician William Fox painted this watercolour of his house – Westoe, named after his English birthplace. The house was completed in 1874, and is still standing in the early 2000s. William and Sarah Fox lived in the house until the mid-1880s, then spent their last years in Auckland.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: WC-050
Watercolour by William Fox

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How to cite this page:

Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - Lower Rangitīkei', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/18991/westoe-rangitikei (accessed 24 May 2019)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015