Peter Pan Studio
James Atkinson
Newton, Auckland
72 Manners Street, Wellington

born 1 November 1886 Blackpool, England
son of James Edward Atkinson and Emily Atkinson
arrived New Zealand before 1916
no. 57895 Gunner served 25 July 1917 to 6 October 1919
died 19 April 1947 Wellington aged 60 years*
buried 21 April 1947 Karori Cemetery, Wellington, Soldiers Section, plot 1Q/3.

*head stone and cemetery records show age as 61 years

Free Lance, Volume XV, Issue 827, 5 May 1916
[this notice first appeared in the Free Lance on 28 April 1916 and continued until 12 January 1917]

Free Lance, Volume XVII, Issue 923, 21 March 1918

Called in the Ballot
No. 1 Military Service Board
Sitting in Wellington
James Atkinson, photographer, Wellington, applied for temporary exemption for one month. Decision was deferred till 27th June—to give Atkinson time to sell his photographic apparatus.
Evening Post, Volume XCIII, Issue 130, 1 June 1917

Disposal of a Business. James Atkinson (32), photographer, living at the Caledonian Hotel, appealed on the ground of undue hardship. He stated that he wanted a month's exemption to enable him to dispose of his plant and business. Captain Walker: "Why not store your plant until you come back?" The appellant: "There is always the possibility of my not coming back." The case was adjourned until the 27th inst.
New Zealand Times, Volume XLII, Issue 9676, 2 June 1917

Manners Street Fire
The Fire Brigade was called at 11.0 p.m. yesterday to an outbreak in Manning's Buildings, 72, Manners street. The fire started in a room on the first floor used for finishing work by James Atkinson, a photographer. This, with its contents, was severely damaged by fire and water. The contents of Mr. Manning's office on the ground floor suffered from water. Mr. Atkinson's plant was covered by a policy for £600 in the Alliance Office. The insurances on the building and Mr. Manning's material are not available.
Evening Post, Volume CV, Issue 131, 5 June 1928

Evening Post, Volume CV, Issue 131, 5 June 1928

 photo by Peter Pan Studio, 72 Manners Street, Wellington also Newton, Auckland

New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXII, Issue 22150, 2 July 1935

Auckland Star, Volume LXVI, Issue 230, 28 September 1935

photo by Peter Pan Studio, Newton, Auckland, also 72 Manners Street, Wellington
no. 2370 - B

photo by Peter Pan Studio, Newton
no. 7311 / 2

photo by Peter Pan Studio, Newton, also 72 Manners Street, Wellington
phone 2499
no. 7536 - B