The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts]
Mr. William Pollard
Mr. William Pollard is a native of Cornwall, England, and was educated in his native place. He came to New Zealand in 1874. For some years he was settled in the Hawke's Bay district, and gained considerable knowledge of station life, chiefly on the Rissington station When Mr. Pollard came to Marlborough the management of the Birch Hill station was given to him, and he afterwards also managed “Dumgree.” He was for five years manager of “Delta,” of which he is now owner. Mr. Pollard, besides being a large employer of labour, does his best in other ways also to promote the interests of the district.