Story: Bowen, Walter Godfrey

Godfrey Bowen shearing a sheep, 1953

Godfrey Bowen shearing a sheep, 1953

Godfrey Bowen set a world record by shearing 456 ewes in nine hours on the occasion this photograph was taken.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection
Reference: EP/1953/0034

How to cite this page:

Ron Palenski. 'Bowen, Walter Godfrey', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5b37/bowen-walter-godfrey (accessed 24 July 2019)