Betty Guard

In 1830 Australian-born Elizabeth (Betty) Guard – shown here in a shadow portrait – married Jacky Guard, a convict who, after serving his sentence, became a seafarer, whaler and trader. The couple became one of the first European families to live in the South Island when they settled in the Marlborough Sounds.


Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: F.003557
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