Story: Parnell, Samuel Duncan

Members of the Eight Hour Day Committee, which organised the first Labour Day celebrations in 1890

Members of the Eight Hour Day Committee, which organised the first Labour Day celebrations in 1890

David Patrick Fisher (left, front row) was a leading member of the Eight Hour Day Committee, and the elderly Samuel Duncan Parnell (centre, front row) was its figurehead.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-2324

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Herbert Roth. 'Parnell, Samuel Duncan', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1p7/parnell-samuel-duncan (accessed 6 December 2019)