Macdonald Dictionary Record: Christopher Grieve

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Christopher Grieve. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 561 Grieve, Chris to pher James (1845 -1912) was born in Ross shire and learnt to be a shephard . He married in '67 and came out in the Mermaid with his wife arriving 3.1.68. His brother Robert and his wife were also on the ship. He was engaged for J.C. Wilson and worked at Cashmere for some years. In '79 he took up his first laud at Alford Forest which he increased to 1300 acres. He built a house and pub the necessary improvement on his farm. Sere he settled at Alford Forest he d Glenthorne he managed( for Captain Stephen Fisher for about 4 years. Then he was at Cut Hills and then Alford station. marr. '67 Agnes Sinton she d. 31.10.95 Fat Alford. He d. 1912 ag. 67 LT. 6.1.68 : fam inf. : Cyclop N.Z.11; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: G.841 C.J. Grieve 2 family. Sarah d. Alford John d. Alford Walter, shepherd b. Glenthorne marr. Agnes Millar Brown dau Thse B. mme manager Christopher Janes b. Glenthorne '71 shepherd + shearer marr. 3.5.0 + Ellen only dau John + + Ellen Barrett of Temuka : managed Mesopotamia for Nosworthy and Ere whom for Pawson . He d. Ang. 56 ag. 84. Robert ied Fairfield Wm d. Springburn Arthur living Methven Elliott Jack farming Anama. fame inf.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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