Finnimore, William, 1838-

Raised a volunteer cavalry corps in Wanganui in 1868 to fight against the Hauhau at Manutahi and Taumahaa. Had Bonded Stores on Market Place, Wanganui in the 1860s. Married Anne (Annie), daughter of David Anderson, at St Peter's Church, in 1862; they divorced in 1892 (Auckland Star, 16 Jun 1892, p 9). See Dictionary of New Zealand Biography / Scholefield (Vol. 1, p. 251)

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