Henry Burling

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Henry Burling (1 May 1801–17 September 1911) was a New Zealand mail carrier and farmer. He was born in Stratford, Essex, England on 1 May 1801 to Thomas Burling, a soap maker, and Joanna Pike.

Henry Burling carried mail by foot between Wellington and Wanganui. In doing so he had many dealings with the Maori in the area. In particular Te Rangihaeata.
Henry Burling photograph.
A photograph of Henry Burling at an unknown date.