Story: Sealing

Simeon Lord

Simeon Lord

Like many organisers of early sealing expeditions to New Zealand, Simeon Lord was a convict who had been transported to Sydney; he arrived there in 1791. He acquired considerable wealth by exporting oil and sealskins to England.

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Jock Phillips, 'Sealing - The sealers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/6227/simeon-lord (accessed 19 October 2018)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006