Reverend William Gittos; 20-43

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Reverend William Gittos

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Reverend William Gittos b.1829 d.1916 arrived New Zealand with his parents and siblings aboard the ship "James" in 1841.
In 1857 he married Marianne Gittos, nee Hobbs b.1830 d.1908.

He took charge of the Kaipara churches c. 1860 which were mainly Maori.The a rival of the Albertlander settlers in 1862 allowed Rev. Gittos to introduce the new settlers to the Maoiri tangata whenua of the Kaipara.

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20-43

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