Macdonald Dictionary Record: John Dewsbury

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for John Dewsbury. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: D 260 Dewsbury John 7 with his wife + 4 ch. of Co Aug, lab arrived bey Himalaya 10.2.67 . He was the sec. of the new Horticultural and A boreal ural Soc, formed in opposition to the old Horticultural Soc. May 74. His house on Colombo St - Town Belt was totally destroyed by fire Mar. '75. His saved his 7 ch. but no property - - his loos was 6-700. He was Wm .Wilsons clerk and shop man 68-72. He left Wilson to go to Dun can + bons. ? John Skilling ton Miller Dewsbury appeared on electoral roll '70 d. 6.12.03 4g. 70 his eldest dau Selma Roan Cu thre marr. Geo Reese 20.4.80 bur. Halswell. may be same as above. LT. 11.2.67 : 30.5.74 : 15.3.75 : 8.7 .76 : 22.4.80; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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