Macdonald Dictionary Record: William Gunn

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for William Gunn. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 507 Gunn, William was born in. Sutherland shire , Scot. and was educ. there. He was tain ed as a chemist in the worth of Scot. and in Edinburgh. He came to Timaru in 1875 and started in business there. In '90 he went - to America and studied dentistry and got his diploma at the mm.v. of Pennsylvania . He then con cent rated on dentistry in Tomaru , leaving the care of the chee is t shop to his assistant. He was referee to the S. Canty. Caledonia ian Soc. and was president for several years . He was Hon. Treas. to the Cs S. Canty. Jockey Club. Wm. Gum , nonminority marr. 6.8.78 at St. Marys Timaru Eliz. Jane Melton wit. Charlotte Melton. Rev. L.L. Brown Cyclop N.Z. St. Mary's Timaru M.R.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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William Gunn was my Great Grandfather. His son Gordon Gunn also trained as a Dentist.

- Jessica Adams

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