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The Hodsell family (1st of 2)

The Hodsell family

The early 1920s were a period of significant migration from Britain to New Zealand. Many ex-servicemen and their families arrived at the country’s ports, 13,000 of them as assisted migrants. One family of a military background was Edward and Selena Hodsell and their two daughters.

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Between the wars', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 July 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015