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Reverend Thomas Buddle, 1863

Batchelder & O'Neill

carte de visite photograph (support: 10.0 cm x 6.3 cm)

Thomas Buddle (1812–1883), Wesleyan missionary, worked for 42 years in New Zealand, ministering to Maori and colonists in the Waikato, Auckland and the south. By the time he retired he had filled the highest Methodist offices in New Zealand and had been president of the Australasian General Conference (in 1863). A father of ten, he translated the Bible into Maori for the Bible Society.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Accession number: 2010.44

Currently not on display

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Artist and subject

Batchelder & O'Neill

Thomas Buddle (age 51 in 1863)

Subject professions

Migration and colonisation


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