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Little Brothers

About Little Brothers

Profile of Little Brothers who arrived on arrived in New Zealand at Dunedin Otago from South West Scotland on 25 July 1863 sailing from Glasgow on the 'Wave Queen'.

They came from a village Robert Burns the bard knew well Wanlockhead. Its the highest village in Scotland at 1531 feet (468.08 m) above sea level. Its a little village which time has almost forgotten. Called Winlocke until 1566, from the Gaelic Cuingealach, meaning narrowness, or narrow place.

Became established as "Little Bros" at Palmerston and James moved to Outram.

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Levin

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7 Earl Street
Levin
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