Macdonald Dictionary Record: Robert Griffin

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Robert Griffin. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. H2 448 Griffin, Robert (1830-96) was born in Res shire and trained to be a shepherd. He married in Scot. an ? he and his wife arrived at Lylt. by the Mararewa 3.1.68 . His brother Christopher and his wife were also on the Ship. He went to Mesopotamia and worked for the Campbells there . When they moved to Ellesmere went with them. , Wig hart married She d. 9.1.06 ag 73 He d. 15.4.96 ag. 60 family 2 sons 4 daus. dau. Sarah, b. Ch.Ch '70 , marr 22.3.98 Clement King Lt, 27 , storekeeper b. Warwiehsh son of Henry K, storekeeper + Flora Emily Spend love son Alex. , canvass er b. Rakaia Gorge marr 7.4.04 Sarah Wick by f dau John W , farmer pass list LT. Jan 68 : fam. inf. 11.1.06; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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