Dutton, Daniel F.R.A.S., F.R.G.S. (1848-1931)


Daniel was President of the New Zealand PM Conference in 1879.

Daniel was a chaplain to the New Zealand Forces in WW1, enlisting in 1915. He had previously been a chaplain in the Boer War, the first chaplain to New Zealand Forces. In 1915 he is described as a Presbyterian minister at Caversham, New Zealand.


Edward was born on 5 July 1848 at Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, to parents Edward, a furnace man (1851) and later a labourer, and Mary.

He trained as a mining engineer.

He became a F.R.A.S. in 1876 and a member of the F.R.G.S. in 1880.

Daniel was married but I have not been able to identify his wife in online records.

Daniel died on 26 August 1931 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.


  • 1868 Dudley
  • 1869 Leintwardine
  • 1871 Ramsor
  • 1872 Uttoxeter
  • 1873 Macclesfield
  • 1875 Nantwich & Crewe
  • 1876 Sandbach
  • 1877 Oamaru, New Zealand
  • 1878 Auckland
  • 1879 Wellington
  • 1882 Invercargill
  • 1886 disappears


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990



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