Macdonald Dictionary Record: Gordon Gunn

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Gordon Gunn. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: d. 804 Gunn, Gordon (1840- -1900) was burn in Cartha shire, Sect. and was brought up to farming. He came out in the Royal Stuart in '61. He first worked for the Deans stale at Malvern Hills and then went shepherding at Lake Coleridge . He worked for 2 years fa Dark Bros. in the Mackenzie Cant He then took up roving and travelled over Canty. and Otago with stock. He once had to paddle across the Waitaki paddling in an open boxe with his horse Swimming behind him. In '79 he went to the Upper Hook and took up Gordon s Bush which he cleared and as ed for grazing His sister Boob Barbara married David Barnett in Scot. Acland says Gordon Gunn was one of the hands at Te Waimate in the 60' He died in 1900 Cyclop N.Z.111 : Acland.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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