George William Boraman


Own Family


  • Typesetter for the Otago Daily Times. in 1893
  • Spare time inventor


  • 1887 , Medway Street, Gore, Southland, New Zealand


Emigrated to New Zealand with his parents in 1860s.
In 1887, George sold a 4 bedroom house on Medway Street by auction.
On 16 Feb 1893, the Otago Daily Times (for which George worked as a compositor) reported that George had seen a boarding house on fire in Cargill Street and had alerted the occupants.
In Dec 1911, George applied, together with Roughton and Waters, for a patent for an egg preserver.
He suffered from dementia in his later years and was admitted into Seacliff hospital for treatment, where he died.