Macdonald Dictionary Record: Thomas Watkin Griffiths

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Thomas Watkin Griffiths. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 556 Go f thse , Thomas Watkins (1828 - 1919) was bern in A berg verney, Monmouth shir and arrived in N.Z. in '58 . He bought a farm at Lakes ile not long after he landed. Later he bought another farm in the Harewood Rd and this one he kept till 1917. He was a keen and experienced farmer and knew land values over mick of N.Z. married Lena Wood, matron of Bend go Hesp. Aust. He d. at his home, Joyner v. Fendalton 7.5.19 ag 91 LT. 5.9.19.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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