Macdonald Dictionary Record: Croslegh Dampier-Crosley

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Croslegh Dampier-Crosley. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: D. 40 Dampier - Crosley, Croslegh ( -1905 was the elder son of Christopher Edward Dampier, solicitor to the Canty Assoc. and was born in Herts oint and educ. at Sed bergh. His mother went back to Eng. and brought her two sons , Croslegh and Harry Edward in the Roc hampton an wing at Lylt. 7.3.58. Croslegh was made the heir to his uncle, John Crosley. of Scaitcliffe , Lancaster provided he took the name of Crosley and in '66 he became Cros leigh Dampier Crosley. He took over the management of his fathers rin, Esk Head and Acland says his father trans erred it to him in '70. He lived some of his time, at Brockenhurst on the main North , mithran Wa fan vale ner Wan fars Road and some of the time at Wai tina which would be Wander for , Head going to Esk. He went back to Eng. in about 66 and marred there in sept. 67. Presumably he returned because of his uncles death. He took sheep to Hokitika in 6S. He was a member of the Mandeville + Rangiora Rd Bd. (as owner of Brockenhurst) and was a member of the Canty A.P. Assoc. of which he was Pres. in '89. He served in the C.Y.C. for 9 years and was a Lent. The Damp re family were good church fam. people and presented the parish of North port with a lectern, altar rails, an altar cloth of crimson velvet, a weka Pass stone font made by Croslegh , a chalice, cup Acland; Cyclop N.Z.11; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: C. 8.40 Dampier,- Crossly made of lover w ith the names of the donors engraved and the device of crossed. patters , part of the Crosley coat of arms . There wee as well some other cloths and a flag with the crossed patters in red. The Rev. Chas Tuned at a vestry meeting. moved that the gift be acknowledged and the Damp cer family thanked. Croslegh also presented and carved Lin self a fouts to the church of St. Colima, Horsley Down. He left Esk Head to his son Harry subject to a half share for life to the manager Sh Augus Kennedy. Till reilly there was no road to Esk Head and the sheep were brought to be Shor at Stony royds on the Waitohi. The Esk Head breed of ponies has long bear farm oas . Croslegh D.C. imported the pony Prince Charming which fred Aladdin . These were the first stallions, In Dee 79 another pony stallion, of the New Forest breed, was imported. Then a No folle trotting pong , standing R2.1. hands high , arrived in Jan '50. He was living at. Brockenhurst in Jan. 80. (Rector of Cogs hall marr. 19.9.67 at St. Mary's , Stafford by Rev. W.J. Dampier, ( his uncle) Mary Eliza, 2' dau of Rev. W. Palin , Rector of Stafford. She died 7.6.93 at Brockenhurst, He marr. (21 the widow of Edward Chapman who was accidentally shot on a wild cattle shooting expedition at Loch ar. Croslegh D.C. was one of the party. she was Mary ( Lily) 2' dau of Wynne Peyton G ray of Wynne stead, East Tamaki, Auckland. she d. 27.1.24 at Fendalton.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: 8. 40 C. Dampier Crossly D. He d. at Waituna 12.10.05 ag. 66. bur. Woodend Cem. family. sons John b. Esk Head '73; educ. J. Coll 87-90 . managed Brockenhurst. bought a block of Col. F0x's land at Hawarden . bought a weka Pass farm + called it Scaiteliffe, later bought by Roger Johnston . member Hurunui Lie. Comm. marr. 19.4.00 Kate Mary 2' dau G. W. Mac Rore . He d. at ChCh. 20.2.13 ag40. Hay Maurice Croslegh Educ. X's Coll 1903-05, trooper mithran Reinforcements 1914 war. marr. Mabel dau. of Duncan Rutherford of Leslie Hills. dau Mary Ethel marr William Wilden MacRae of Tekapo Mrs Potts, wife of manager B1 N sw. , Quea bryan, Aust. His second wife was the mother of Wynn, Jack and Nancy who married Ser Charles Campbell , Bart. she way Mary Gray widow of Edward Chapma : marr. Ap. 98 Gazette dated 12.2.66 states Royal Licence received for Chislett Dampier to to add Crosley to his name. C. Dampier - Crossly and wife arrived by Kaikoura at Wgtn 26.12.67. LT. 27.12.67; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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