Story: Seddon, Richard John

Richard John Seddon and family, about 1899

Richard John Seddon and family, about 1899

Premier Richard John Seddon (back, right) is seen here with his wife, Louisa (seated beside him), and some of their children before the departure of son Richard (seated, second from left) for the South African war. The other children present are (front row, from right) Thomas, John, Ruby and Jane, and, standing at the back, Elizabeth.

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David Hamer. 'Seddon, Richard John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)