Walter L Meek

Walter L Meek was one of the founders of the Victoria Bowling Club.

He lived at 6 Austin Street in 1897 (and in 1900 was building at 10 Claremont Grove). He was proprietor of Storer, Meek and Co in Featherston Street, which he established in partnership with Storer in 1887. (Storer died in 1890) The firm were direct importers of stationery, papers, printers’ inks, fancy goods, ammunition, guns, fishing tackle etc. and held a number of valuable agencies. Its trade extended throughout the colony and Meek personally visited his customers as much as possible. Meek was born in Wellington and educated at Wellington College and had been involved in a number of businesses before Storer, Meek and Co.