Story: Lofley, Edward

Edward Lofley

Edward Lofley

A well-known Taupō guide from the 1870s, the eccentric Edward Lofley usually wore the informal uniform of the Armed Constabulary – a bush shirt and kilt. This was topped with a 'high broad-brimmed hat with a pheasant's feather sticking out of it'.

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How to cite this page:

Barbara Cooper and Brian O'Brien. 'Lofley, Edward', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 September 2021)