Macdonald Dictionary Record: James (Junior) Gulliver

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for James (Junior) Gulliver. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 8 492 Gulliver, James , Junr. became a clerk and was the only member of the Hunnibell family to live out of Rangiora. He waked for J.+ . Twentyman merchant for 612 years . Things went wrong with him which was hard to understand for he was a man of excellent char rater. It was perhaps die to the continual illes of his wife. He was the eldest () son of James Hunnibell baker of Rangiora . He was a keen volunteer in Ch.Ch. and was a sergt. in No 2 Coy. and in June '71 was elected Junior subaltern. He was gazetted Lieut. N0. 2 Cay. Jan 72. He was on of the best rifle shots in the Coy. In the presentation of shooting prizes by Mrs Cracroft Wilson oct. 73 he collected 4 of the prizes. This Company was known as the City Guards . At this time they were importing bear skins. The competition for the mist cour ful uniform at this time was very keen. marr. St. Lukeis Ch.Ch. 20.4.69 Isabella Hanna witness E.J.T. Ford. q.v. St. Lukies M.R. L2T. 26.6.71 : 6.1.72 :25.5.72 : 9.10.73; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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