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BROUGH, Jonathan, 1839-1927

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BROUGH, Jonathan, 1839-1927


Brough came from Cumberland and worked on the Victorian goldfields, before arriving in Nelson in 1866. He worked as a prospector and then took up contracting, later becoming the Public Works overseer. From 1881 to 1884 he had government contracts to build a road through the Wairau Gorge. read more …

Dates covered:

1883 - 1899
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