Macdonald Dictionary Record: Alfred Groves

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Alfred Groves. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 872 G roes , Alfred (1832- was born in Oxford shirin Eng. and was a stone- mason by trade . He carried out the stonework the first St. Stephens Church at Ashburton, His first wife heath Cox d. 10.11.80 ag 56. He marr. (2) at the Presby Church , Ashburton 14.1.82 Alice Carpenter , 37, b. Ealing, Eng . + living Ash. dau Wm. C. lawyers clerk + Arn Pugh. He was a son of Wm. G. stone mason and Ann Preston. his dau. Thirza marr. St. Stephens , Ash. 8.10.84 Henry James Jones, storekeeper of Tinwald, son of Wm. J. builder son John, 31 b. Oxford shire marr. 19.6.89 at St Stephens, Jane Forman , 19 b. Ch.Ch. dau James F. lab. and Eliz . Vogan. dau. Hannah Maria marr. 22.11.82 Alfred Wm. Hodder 31 carp. Widower. St. Stephens, Ash. M.R : Ash. Presby. M.R.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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