Allan McLean (1822 – 1907)

Allan McLean (1822 – 1907)      Died of old age           Place of Death: Christchurch Behind the naming of the Suburb of McLeans Island.  Also built the McLeans Mansion on Manchester Street. Buried at Addington Cemetery, Christchurch The story of Allan McLean: Photo taken by Annette Bulovic

BURNSIDE – William Boag (1828 – 1904)

What made William Boag walk from Lyttelton to Pigeon Bay to seek work straight off his ship in 1851, we may never know. Was it watching the hundreds of pilgrims pile over the Bridle Path, that made him take off in the opposite direction with no money, nothing going for him except the determination that …