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Mr Keeling was born in Liverpool and came to New Zealand in the ship "Minerua" in 1859. He was appointed as the first teacher of the first public school in Palmerston North in 1873 and three years later started business as a land and commission agent. He was appointed as the Borough's first town clerk (part time) from 1877-1879, and full time from 1879-1907. He died in 1910.

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2013N_Pi67_007450
Title
Robert North Keeling
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pi 67
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1900

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Palmerston North City Library

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