Nathaniel Young Armstrong Wales


Nathaniel Young Armstrong Wales

Nathaniel Young Armstrong Wales (1832 – 3 November 1903) was a 19th century Member of Parliament and Mayor in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

Wales was born in Northumberland, England. He trained as an architect in Jedburgh, Scotland. He joined the Victorian gold rush in its early days[1] and then migrated to Dunedin in 1861.[2]

He was employed by the architect William Mason and in 1871 joined him as a partner in the firm.[2]

He represented the City of Dunedin electorate from 1874 to 1875 when he retired.[3]

He was later Mayor of Dunedin from 1895 to 1896.

References

  1. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1905). "Architects, Civil Engineers, Etc". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Otago & Southland Provincial Districts. Christchurch. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc04Cycl-t1-body1-d2-d30-d5.html#name-125409-mention. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Avon Fine Prints (1980). "WALES, Nathaniel Young Armstrong 1832–1903". Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook. Christchurch. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-PlaNine-t1-body-d1-d1234.html. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  3. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840-1984 (4 ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.