Birth date: 
02/19/1850
Death date: 
1926
Birth town: 
Airdrie
Country: 
Scotland

Born near Airdrie, Scotland, 19th February, 1850. John Liddell Kelly left school at the age of eleven and was self-educated afterwards. He married in 1870 and emigrated to New Zeland in 1880.

He worked as a Sub-editor for the Auckland Star and as editor for the Auckland Observer. Mr Kelly also has served as assistant editor for the Lyttelton Times and editor of the New Zealand Times.

John Liddell Kelly's Works:

Tahiti, the Land of Love and Beauty (Auckland, 1885)
Tarawera, or the Curse of Tuhoto (Auckland, 1887)
Zealandia's Jubilee (Auckland, 1890)
Heather and Fern (Wellington, 1902)

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Heredity 31 July 2013
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Immortality 31 July 2013
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The Christian Philosopher's A.B.C 31 July 2013
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