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Walmsley Villa

Est. c. 1873.  William and Sarah Walmsley arrived in Tauranga in c. 1864. William was secretary of the Mechanics Institute and the town’s first librarian. American influences can be seen in the Walmsley’s two bay timber villa which in 1940 later became a private maternity home called ‘Waimarie’.  Today Mackenzie Elvin Law.

Map No. 12.
44 Brown St,
Tauranga, 3110.

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