Macdonald Dictionary Record: James Field
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for James Field. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: F. 104 James Field therefore one of the key sections of Ch. Ch. But as it happened the wide and deep watercourse which ran diagonally right thong h Ch.Ch took up a large part of this section and left only a narrow strip for building. When the Avon rise high this water course (an old bed of the Avon was deep and impossible. James Field leased his T.S. 883 for 10 years at Â£10 per annum to Thomas Atkinson, partner and consi n of David Clarkson with a covenant to spend Â£150 on a building Atkinson had to put his building right on the Westerman Boundar because of the water course . There was also a permiss ive purchasing clause at Â£280 at the end of the lease or earlier . Atkinson consigned his r git Richard Sutcliffe who lived on the opposite side of Cashel St and was his relation by marriage. This marks the end of James Fields interest in Cashel St. When he applied for his sections to the Canty Assoc. he gave his address as Woodside ,Croydon . of the other transactions in respect of land it is im possible to say which of the two James Fields was involved but it may be taken that up to 1860 , James Field Senior was the purchaser. In Nov. 54 he applied for 14000 ac. bounded by the coast and by the forks of the Hinds. He transferred his interest to C.E. Fooks who in turn transferred to Fitz Gerard d + Con LT. 25.11.54 : L. + S. Deeds;; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: F. 104 3 It is said in Cyclop NZ i that James Field lived on his fathers farm in St. Albans, s0 that any of thee possible sections was farmed and lived in ho other de land dealings have been identified by the Writer as belonging to James Field Sen. His St Albans sections probably became a dairy farm . Most of St. Albans was protein milk for Ch.Ch. Has He and his wife returned to Eng. in 60 or '61. She d. at Sand gate, Kent 31.3.75 ag. 70 He d 27.6.87 87.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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