Macdonald Dictionary Record: Robert Grimwood

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Robert Grimwood. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 8 Ann, 44 460 Grimwood, Robert (1810 -84) a farm lab. of Suffolk with his wife Marry and his children Emma ,7; Henry 5; Fred 1 came out in the Zealandia arriving 21.9.58 : also on the ship were his three adult sans, James, John and Robert George. He started a flournmia at Rangiora or Southbrook in the 60's. It is impossible to dent ande the father and the der sons in dealings with mills. The Grin woods and Fig.all, Poole, Graham and Fe the Thomp sons held a meeting to take steps to get a post office and they decided it should be in Thompsons store. They then took a vote on the name which should be given to their dist. After some arai ment about the respective merits of Southbrook and Brentwood , Steggall the chairman gave his casting vote for Southbrook. The Grimwood set up a sawmill at Oxford in the 70's Robert Grimwood d. Southbrook 20.11.84 ag 74 wife Ann Judd. d 27.9.01 family. Robert George marr. 6.10.63 Mary only dau W. Stanton of Bedford, Eng. He d. at his home Rang. 8.5.24 ag. 85: wife Mary d. 7.7.03 ag 58. James, b. '48, mill worki marr. 16.12.74 at West Oxford Anna Mary Simmonds, 17 Baptist M.R. pass. list. Ref. Lib. : LT. 13.10.63 : 15.8.72 : 21.11.84.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: G.roa. Grimwood. 860 family John marr. Kaiapoi 10.10.59 Mary Ann Osborne. He was member of firs t ch. comm. at Southbrook Mar. 73. He was in part. with Steggall in the Southbrook Dour mill in '78. Henr y ploughing at the Moeraki Downs Ploughing math Aug. 72 won the wheel das for his father. He marr. Ellen - . He d. 13.3.22 ag. 70. dau Eliza marr. 6.10.63 Horatio Dudding q.v. William Stanton son of Robt. Geo + Mary d. 7.5.01 ag LT. 15.8.72 : Kaiapoi C.of E. M.R. : LT. 18.3.73 : 8.5.01.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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