Macdonald Dictionary Record: John Guthrie

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for John Guthrie. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: 3.813. Guthrie John ( 1848-1922) was the eldest sn of D ) John Guthrie . D.D. who seceded from his church mainly on the doctrine of predestination . He was born at Kendal in the north of Eng. After leaving school he went into the mer antile firm of Patrick Henderson and left them to study medicine at Glasgow hiv. He was resident house surgeon and house phy sica at the Royal G las gow Infirmary : he took his M.D. at Glasgow. He To gain e wrote a thesis on yellow fever. He had ex perine of this disease when he went in an ei grant ship to S. America. Cunningham Graham the wall known author was on the ship. Guthrie graduated at Glasgow in '72. He came out to N.Z. with his sister in the Crusader in '74; the ship was leaking badly and the voyage was a hazardous oue . His sister Hannah married Ton Hay thee mon tes after they arrived and he himself became engaged to Marion Hay soon after. He was at this time Res. Surgeon at Ch.Ch. Hop. He married in Ap. 76 and started to practise in Ch.Ch. : his home was in Ar.mag St. near Cramer Sq. He sold his house in Aug. 785 for £850 and moved to Akaroa where he remained for fire years. The work was hard and journeys on horseback were long there bang no other Guthrie Hay ; farm. inf. 1 Macmillan. LT. +8.5.75 : 21.5.75 : 17.4.76 :; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: G. O.'3 Jan Gullies 2 doctor nearer than Ch.Ch. . He became very ill with rheumatic fever in Akaroa and finally had to sell his practice there. He had acted for a time to as loc m hires to Dr Camp bell who had gone to Otago on holiday. when he settled in Ch.Ch. again he went into part. with A+ Walter Thomas and they remained partners for s years. He lived first at 57 Colombo St and then moved to 66 Cashel St. where he remained for the rest + of his Ch.Ch. life. For a year before he joined 81 Thomas he had been in part. welt Dr. W. F. Moore, Sept. 81. ; and for a time after he + tr Thomas dis. part. he was in part. with Dr. A. h. Dev nish - Meares They diss part. in Dec. '94 on account of Gullies break down in health. He was ordered a trip and he set sail for Eng. leaving his Sais John + heil at school in Ch.Ch. . In '95 he returned for 2 years and in '97 Neil the whole family went to Eng , John studying medecins at G las gow going to school and later also to Glasgow. marr. 12.4.76 at Annandale , Pigeon Bay y Rev. Com. Douglas Marion Taylor 3' dau of Ebenezer Hay. He was lever with his pencil and was a good caricatures.t. During the 1914war both he and his brother Torn worked on medical boards He d. 7.8.22 ag. 74. LT. 5.11.75 : 20.9.81; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: G. N13. John Galerie. His father Dr John Guthrie D.D. d. at Lindon en route to N.Z. 18.9.78 ag. 65 He played bowls and golf : was a foundation member + PRes. of the Ch.Ch. e Club. He had a brother. i James Guthrie , Pres. Royal Scottish Academy. Savage C Elder son John, M.B. marr. 3.10.09 Doris Winifred only dau. John Edmund Russel of Lowe Ricc. Younger " Robt Neil marr. 4.9.12 Christia McLennan only dau. of John Murchison of Lake Coleridge LT 4.11.09 . 20.9.12 :; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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