Story: Gisborne, William

William Gisborne and dog

William Gisborne and dog

In later life William Gisborne retired from politics and returned to England where he managed his family's large estates in Derbyshire and wrote prolifically, including two important books about New Zealand.

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Edmund Bohan. 'Gisborne, William', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2021)