Story: Clough, Abner

Abner Clough, possibly with family members

Abner Clough, possibly with family members

According to a contemporary description, Abner Clough 'stood 6 ft. 4 in. and weighed some sixteen stone; his black hair and beard, swarthy complexion, beetling eyebrows, erect bearing giving him a leonine and commanding appearance.'

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How to cite this page:

Elsie Locke. 'Clough, Abner', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated December, 2005. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2021)