Kōrero: Sinclair, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Sinclair

Elizabeth Sinclair

Photographed in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the late 1860s, Elizabeth Sinclair previously ran a farm at Pigeon Bay on Banks Peninsula after the death of her husband in 1846. She and her family eventually migrated to Hawaii where Eliza, as she was known, bought the island of Niihau for US$10,000.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Rosemary Novitz. 'Sinclair, Elizabeth', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/1s13/sinclair-elizabeth (accessed 7 December 2019)