Frederick Gurnsey

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Lion at the Bridge of Remembrance carved by Gurnsey

Frederick George Gurnsey (18 January 1868 – 23 October 1953) was a New Zealand carver and art teacher. He was born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales on 18 January 1868.[1] He did the carvings for the Bridge of Remembrance in Christchurch.[2]


  1. ^ Crighton, Anna; Stocker, Mark. "Frederick George Gurnsey". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Bridge of Remembrance". Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 19 December 2018.