John Henry Leigh
(John H. Leigh Studio)
4 New Regent Street, Christchurch
John Henry Leigh (1) commenced business at 4 New Regent Street in about 1946 in partnership with Terence Oswald Finnerty (2), under the name of the Finnerty-Leigh Studio. After about two years Finnerty left to open a studio in Cathedral Square. Leigh continued at 4 New Regent Street on his own account until about 1951 when he moved to 9 New Regent Street. He was still in business at this address in 1957.
(1) possibly John Henry Leigh, born 20 December 1914, died 1975 - Refer NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages database.
(2) Terence Oswald Finnerty died on 26 October 1994 aged 82 years and was buried at the Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North (Palmerston North City Council Cemetery database). Also see Finnerty-Wislang Studio.