Macdonald Dictionary Record: Thomas Griffiths

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Thomas Griffiths. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G.8.55 Griffiths , Thomas (1832-1916) was born in Staffs and came to N.Z. in the ship Canterbury - in 64 . After since time in Ch.Ch. he went to Templeton to stant Trent well known dcor y farm , Later he settled at Waikuku and farmed There. He was elected to the Sch. Comm. June 72. He d. at his home Waikuta 10.6.16 ag. 83. wife Mary d. 4.12.99 both bur. Woodend nees . Cem. The above is taken from Cyclop N.Z.111 and Woodend Wes. Cem. however in Addn Cem are buried Thos Griffiths of Waikaka d. 29.7.02 ag 72 and his wife Sarah 20.12.79 ag. 41 His name does ust appear in the Canter bury pass list. Waikuku Dist. Sch. Jubilee : LT. 14.6.72 : 12.6.16.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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