Horner’s Corner

I’m sure as William Horner (1832 – 1905) walked down Papanui Road to work, he would glance over towards St Paul’s Anglican Church and dream – his destiny was very much laid out before him in Papanui. William and his wife Mary Proctor arrived in Lyttelton in 1859.  They first settled there – where William …

David Innes (1830 – 1865)

I’m sure that David Innes felt a great deal of pride and achievement as he and his fiancee – Catherine Williams – and his future mother-in-law began their journey out to his sheep farm, ‘Pareora’ in South Canterbury – after all the two women had yet to see it. He had brought the 25 000 …