Story: Baucke, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm

The Baucke house, Chatham Island, in 1874

The Baucke house, Chatham Island, in 1874

Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Baucke was born on Chatham Island into a German Lutheran family, and spent his youth and early adulthood there. One of his sisters is pictured in front of the modest family house in 1874.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Peter Webb Galleries Collection (PAColl-0058)
Reference: PAColl-0058-06
Photograph by William H. Rau

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How to cite this page:

Sheila Natusch. 'Baucke, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 May 2021)