Macdonald Dictionary Record: Edwin Rowland Guinness

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Edwin Rowland Guinness. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. F88 Guinness Edwin Rowland (1852-1930) was born in Calcutta , the second qv son of Frances Hart Vice sinus Gunme , a member of a famous farm ely of Dublin one branch of which became very wealthy merchants. His parents came from India to Australia and on to N.Z. in the Tory where they an iv2d in '52. He was educ. at X's Coll 54 60 being ho 32 or the Sch. hist and went in for sheep farming. He was a ed. cadet at Otaio in the Thomson Bros time and worked for W. K. Macdonald as a youth and was later overseer at Ovari . He managed Peel Forest for Edward Cooper who succeeded Francis Jollie there. He was there till July 79 when the station was sold to Dennistoun and others. He was ford of sports and of hunting and was a life member of the South Canty. Hunt Club. He was pres. of the S. Canty Jockey Club for years and represented Country Club o at the N.Z. Racing Conference. He was a member of the comm and was pres. of the Timaru A. + P. Assoc. He joined the N.Z. Loan + Merc. Agency Co. in '83 as Action ea and remained with the Coy. till 91 . when he entered into part. with H.A. he Cren as general merchants, auctioneers and stock and station agents . They opined a branch at Waimate which was managed by Geo. Barclay. They later acquired the Geraldine business of Maling + Shall crass ; James Maling Cyclop N.Z. ii : Acland.: X's Coll Sch. hist.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: 2 remained with Guinness and he Cen and was finally general manager of Grimness Pyne Gould Guinness. e was elected a mem be of the Timaru Harb. Bd. in '96 He was Mayor of Timaru in 1914-17. He was Pres. of the C.C.O.B.A. in 1925 marr. 14.4.86 al Likes. Ch.Ch. by Dean Jacobs Florence Annie, eldest dau of John Plait2d of Melbourne. He d. at Timaru 14.6.17 30 ag 78. 4 sons 1 dau. family. N.Z.E F Edwin Rowland educ. X's Coll 1904-00 . Lunt. 32 Reinforcements 1914 we Sheep farmer, Glen tanner Arthur Grattan, educ X's Coll 1907 Lieut. 3 p Reinforcements N.Z.E.F killed action 12.10.1917 Francis Benjamin Hart educ. X's Coll 1907 . Lieut 2' enforcement5s N.Z.R.F killed in action , Gallipoli 1915 The firm of Gunns + Le Cree joined in the merger which became Pyne Gould Gunners. 1919-20; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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