Macdonald Dictionary Record: James Gulliver
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for James Gulliver. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 1 59 James Gulliver was the first regular sexton at Rangiora . He was paid Â£20 perannunn also one shilling for special tolling of the bell and rot for digging a grave. His duties as laid down in the Vestry Book were as folles; to sweep , dust and light the church ; to keep sconces and chandeliers dean; to ring the bell for morning and evening service on Sundays and other days when there is a service. to ass iota church wardens in mam Raining order in the church ; to ring a notice bell on Sunday morin at 8 A.m. for not less than 5 mules, also at 10.30 for 5 mmntes and from 10.45 till the service starts: on Sunday evenings at 6 for 5 muntes and at 6.15 till service . Special duties; to toll the bell for 3 minutes on the death of a parishioner so desired; to attend all funerals and dig all graves; 1o grave to be less than 5 fest deep, but childrens graves 3 feet. He resigned in Ap. 64 . He had ben a member of the congregation since 180 and took an active part in getting the church built. marr. '46 Elizabeth Chadwick of Portsmouth. She d. at Rang. 22.2.06 ag. 82 5 sons. He 28.10.06 " 86 according to tombstone) LT. 11.9.86 : 23.2.06 : 89.10.06 : 10.3.58. St. Johns vestry book.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: G. D . Gulliver. 491 family q.v. f Frederick marr. 6.10.81 Reo. J. Elan lie Catherine only dau F. Baker of Flaxton f Harry q.v. (Grorge Alland marr. 29.11.8 s Elizabeth Hessell. James marr. 20.4.69 St Luke, Ch.Ch. Isabella Hanna. o these three war carpenters , builders + undertakers in part. up to July 8a4.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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