John Anderson (1820 – 1897)

John Anderson (1820 – 1897)         Died of old age     Place of Death: Christchurch

* Arrived on the ‘Sir George Seymour’ – the Canterbury Association’s 3rd ship.
* Was Christchurch’s first blacksmith.
* Was a Christchurch City Councillor (1867 – 69 & 71)
* Was Christchurch’s 2nd Mayor (1868 – 69)

For the story of John Anderson: http://www.peelingbackhistory.co.nz/john-anderson-1820-1897-2/

John is buried at Addington Cemetery, Christchurch.

Photo courtesy of Annette Bulovic*

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