John Wallis Barnicoat, The Nelson Provincial Museum , Tyree Collection, Click image to enlarge On 4 October, he described a frightening incident aboard the sailing ship: " In the night a heavy gale carried away the foretop gallant mast and flying jib boom and tore the foretop gallant sail. They were thrilled by the birdlife and whales, and devised many entertainments. Barnicoat, J. The native at last quietly got up and knocked the sailor down then gave him two or three tremendous blows on the head and walked off in their usual dignified manner. In April , he reported that their tender for surveying "No 1 district in the Wairoo sic was accepted at 10 shillings on the net acreage of the district. He demands compensation for the occupation of Nelson, not yet considering its purchase complete.
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Goltill Whilst standing on the fatal platform, the chaplain asked Barnicoat if he still persisted in his declaration of being innocent of the offences for which he was about to suffer. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For the truth of his assertions respecting his innocence he solemnly appealed to Thompson, who was now beside him, and about to suffer varnicoat him. Early New Zealand engineers. Held Nelson Provincial Museum.
Barnicoat produced witnesses to prove an alibi, but as they contradicted each other in parts of their testimony, they were disbelieved, and a verdict of guilty was pronounced against Barnicoat and John Thompson. A man named Jose, barnicat his wife, were robbed and wounded, baricoat another man, named William Hancock, was shot, and treated so unmercifully that he died a few days after.
Want to find out more about the John Wallis Barnicoat? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. On 28 June, after the Wairau AffrayBarnicoat wrote: Barnicoat was among those accused of cowardice for fleeing from the scene.
Get to Know Us. Motueka and District Historical Association. All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Thomas Thompson was acquitted, the declaration of the murdered Hancock not having included him. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. They differed certainly from each other in immaterial facts; but when have two men, without previous communication, given precisely the same account of a trivial occurrence?
Jurymen should always bear in mind that the accused is entitled to the benefit of every possible doubt which the case barniccoat of, and we do not know why the witnesses for this unhappy man, who proved a complete alibi, were considered unworthy of credit. And so it began 2 pp. On Monday, April 2,these two miserable youths underwent the awful sentence of the barncioat at Launceston. A Concise History of Posters: On the night of the 12th of August,several robberies, and one murder took place, on the highway, near Helston, in Cornwall.
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On March 10,Te Rauparaha arrived in Nelson. Provide feedback about barnicaot page. Account of the Waimea Valley, by W. Find out how to add one here. Barnicoat was in his twenty-fourth year, and Thompson only in his seventeenth. TOP Related Posts.
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