William Martin Shore was born in 1847 in Ayrshire, Scotland and arrived in Port Chalmers in 1877. He worked as a mining engineer and in 1883 was appointed as manager of the Kaitangata Coal Company. As well as his mining interests he was elected to the town board and served as the mayor of Kaitangata until 1898. He died on the 30th March 1902.
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Card: QV 1d Brown (Samuel: AA.11a)