Macdonald Dictionary Record: William Gunnion

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for William Gunnion. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G.509 Gunson. William (1828-74) was a gardener by trade. He lived first at Avonside and later settled at Courtenay and farmed there . He was elected to the comm. of the Courtenay Farmers Club L '71. He was on the comm. b. July 7 elected to get the church built at Courtenay. T.M. Anson was char man. He was a member of the Halkett Sch. Com m. He was an Odd low and when he died mary Add ellos attended his funeral . The Rev. F. ember, formerly of Courtenay went from Lylt. to take the service , Jan '74. marr. at Avonside, 7.10.58 Margt. Graham dau of Wm. Graham of Lylt. wit. was John Carell of Lylt. - another gardner and a brother of the second Mrs Wm. Graham. He d. at Cour teary 13.1.74 ag. 46. widow Margt. at home of her son-in-law . Tiebreaker , Temuka 16.7.16 ag. 81 LT. 14.7.71 : 24.10.72 : 19.1.74 : P. 17.7.16 : fam. inf. : Avonside M.R. : Courtenay Cem. M.I.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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