Macdonald Dictionary Record: John Frederick William Grierson

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for John Frederick William Grierson. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 839 Grierson , John Frederick William (1861 -14945) was born in Cardiff, the youngst son of John Grierson, diaper of Cardiff and came out with his pare+ls in the British Empire in '64 He was educ. at X's Cole 71-77 where he had a brilliant athletic carers . He was later hal mile Champion of N.Z 189-90-1 ; won the South Canty. A.A.C. Champ ion cup ' : member N.Z. Athleti team Austral as ian meeting '96. He joined the v.B.a in '76. In 77 he left the Bank and joined the National Ins. Co. After 12 years he was appointed manager Victoria Ince Co. He was a member of the Canty. Rowing Club from '75 and rowed in the four against Otago for 2 years . He was connected with Building Societies and was chairman of No.5 S0c. He was ree.- pes N.Z.A. A Soc. from '89. He was chairman of the Canty Fir Underwriters ess oc. from '91 He went in for brayley racing in the penny farthing days . He was keen on boxing and was a member of the N.Z. Boxing Council. marr. at S t Lukes 20.10.8 y Ella Sophia Cooke , she d . Ch.Ch. 11.12.50 ag 86 He. 29.9.45 i" 85 son Ina Guy b. 10.5.89 Educ X's Coll 1900-01 marr .9.8.17 margt Cunningham fat stock buye for C.F.M.Coy. at Amberley. Kenneth Hugh b. 11.3.92 d. Jan '08. fam. inf. : Glo N.Z.1 : X's Coll Sch. hist.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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