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William George Meddings ( -1911)
1912 Obituary 
WILLIAM GEORGE MEDDINGS joined the New Zealand Telegraph Service in 1856, and held the position of Inspector of Telegraphs at Christchurch for nearly forty years.
In 1900 he went to take up similar duties at Nelson, and in 1903 at Auckland.
He retired from the service in 1909.
He was elected a Member of the Institution in 1878.
His death took place on 1st November, 1911.