Edward Joshua Riddiford

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Edward Joshua Riddiford (7 August 1842 – 2 May 1911) was a New Zealand runholder. He was born in Hutt Valley, Wellington, New Zealand in 1842.[1]

He married Nellie Bunny on 3 October 1878 at St James' Church in Lower Hutt. She was the daughter of the politician Henry Bunny.[1]

Riddiford died at Longburn of a heart attack in 1911.[1] He was survived by his wife, who later died in a car crash.[2] A grandson, Sir William O'Brien Lindsay, was Chief Justice of the Sudan.[3] A granddaughter, Jocelyn Vogel, had Vogel House built in Lower Hutt.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Nicholls, Roberta. "Edward Joshua Riddiford". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Eleanor Caroline 'Nellie' Bunny". MacFarlane Families and Connected Clans Genealogies. Retrieved 16 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Sir William O'Brien 'Wob' Lindsay" – Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Vogel House, Cottage and Grounds". Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 26 February 2016.

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