Macdonald Dictionary Record: Donald Gollan

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Donald Gollan. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 343. Gollan, Donald was one of the party of surveyors who came out in the Buria in '49; other were Edward Jollie , C.O Torlesse, S. Hewlings and J.C. toys. In the same year he was working at Port Cooper under Capt. Thomas He was an overseer of Works . He gave his name to Gollins Bay and Gollan Pout. When the question of communications between Ch.Ch . and Lylt. was being debated - which was continuous ly until the timel was decided - Gollan Bay as a harbour with a tunnel through to Sumner was one of the possible schemes. J.T. Parkinson used Gollins Bay as a holding paddock for stock from Aust. Maling says Gollan + Ballard share d a house in Ly t. Canty As soc. Papers, Turnbull Lib: Andersen Place ames : Maling , Torlesse onalbi; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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