Macdonald Dictionary Record: Benjamin Dewsbury

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Benjamin Dewsbury. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: D. 258. 1800-86. I. Dews bury, Benjamin ( - 190s) arrived in Ch Ch. in Jam. . He had been an excise office in Scotland. He was an enthusiastic member of the Soot methodist Church. He was a preacher in Ch Ch. and continued so until the day of his death. His wife died in Stir ling , Scotland 7.12.61 ag. 56. He was a member of the Comm. of the Wesleyan Missionary Soc. , Nov. 64. He was present at the annual soiree of the Y.M.C.A. Mar. '67. He was in part. with Artemas Candy in a business as clothier s, out filers, boot+ shoe dealers . His son Benjamin was an accountant. Ben. Dewsbury was one of two (Geo. Gordon was the other) who took the money at the gales for the Ch Ch Show for years will out payment; Geo. Gordon , Town Clerk, was the other. They were thanked by the comm. He was a mute sec. of the Sunday Sch. nin, Feb. 69. The shops of Jones, Candy + Dews bury was on the the son West comer of Colombo and Glos. St. Artemas Canty dropped ont in s and Dewsbury the took into part. his son F.C. Dewsbury He d. at Sydenham at Lome of his son-in-law. 26.12.86 ag. 86. bur. Addn Cem. His home in ChCh was Arthur,y Lodge Hereford St West. Hist. of Methodism ; LT. 7.4.62 : 12.4.62 : 26.11.64 : 2.3.67 : 21.11.68 : 27.2.68 : 24.8.96 : 15.8.05 : 14.5.64 1.11.62; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: D. 258 B. Dewsbury Sen. family. sons F.C. worked in Dun stable House before he joined his father. John marr. 27.7.05 Jeanie 3' dau Win. Wals of Sydenham. Benjamin - q.v. dau Margaret marr. Ebenezer Connal Maria marr in Scotland 8.8.62 Robt Dawson : they came out in 63. He joined Ballantyne she d. 22.4.36. Agnes Sutherland d. 26.7.69; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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