Macdonald Dictionary Record: Walter Longney Fowler
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Walter Longney Fowler. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: W.L. Fowler F. 298 He later took up 3000 ac. at Top House. In 92 times were bad and he had to leave his high country and go to Kaiapoi . In 94 he moved to Aylesbury where he farmed 600 ac. He managed to get 300 trout safely to Lake Dryness ard turned them out not having lost ons . They came the last stage on a pack horse. In Oct. 82 he was fined 30 per head on 1184 sheep for breaches of the Shep act of '78. He was charged with having scooby sheep at Hope,ild Dec. 86. He was bankrupt at Aylesbury in '96. marr. in '51 Eliza 2' dau of Jacob Thomas of Wood hester Park. She d. at Nelson in '62 leaving 2sons 2 dau. marr (2) in '66 Miss M. Parsons of War era. Nelson; she had 4 sons g daus son Wm. Thos. marr. 23. 1186 Jane Ann dau of John she d. 18.11.18 ag. 74 sharp of New lands , Lincoln. He d. at Ayles bury 25.7.19 ag. 88. Tom Fowler managed Molsworth for Fuho mann + willis bir. Courtenay Cem. He came out in the Chieftain bound for Nelson + Canty , sailed 24.5.58 with his wife a dau.F. a son t. and an infant Hes son William b. Stanley Yale in 72 stayed in the Hanmer dist all his life. worked for 1c Aru for 11 years . He had for a time switchback Farm. He had taken a wagon over Another so Thos all sorts of likely +unlikely places. Hs managed moles worth for Fuhr man + willes for F years LT. 212.80 : 1.11.82 : 4.12.86 : 7.12.86 : 24.2.96.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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