Macdonald Dictionary Record: Thomas Hensman Caverhill

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Thomas Hensman Caverhill. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: C. 198 Caverhill. Thomas Hens man (1859-1929) was born at Motu an in '59 the second son of John Scott Caverhill. He was educ . at the Old High School and at X's Coll. 73- . He joined the Bank of Austral asia at ChCh and stayed there till 177. He was transferred to Rakaia and then in Sept. '77 to Sanson, ana ati. He joined the B. in '79 and went from ChCh to Kaikoura and later to Oxford. From 80- 84 he was manager at Palmerston North He came to ChCh again and then as manager to Kaiapoi in July '85. He took a keen interest in Ka poi football and was sec. of the Kaiapoi Football Club for two years. Together with J.H. Blackwell he bought Kaiapoi Park for £550 and was a life trustee. He was a member of the Presby., church and a sympathiser with the Pumper ance movement. He was later in part. with F.W.Nilson as g rain + produce merchants in Manchester St. ChCh . He stood for Ashley as an n dependant in '99. He was appointed and los to the Kaiapoi Woolen Faster Cay. in July 1904. He stood for Riccarton in 1905 on the conservative side and was Easily beater by Witty marr. 22.12.80 Margt. Anne dau of Francs Kelley of Swannanoa oa at Wood house Cyclop N.Z : X's Coll Sch. istr LT. 22.7.85 : 26.11.81 5.04 : 7.12.05 : 2.4.14.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: C. 198 New Plymouth by Rev. James Terry. a son was born at Palm. North Nov. 81 Youngest son Wm. Robert. marr. Noell Victoria Buchanan. He d. 19.8.29.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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