Macdonald Dictionary Record: William John Guy

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for William John Guy. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 8a 520 Guy , William John (1857 -1920) was the son of Mathew Guy of Co Armas and came out with his parents in the Queen of the Mersey arriving 19.10.6 . His father took up land at Templeton and he worked there till 1'82 when he bought a farm of his own at Yaldhurst. He lived there till well on in 1900 and then bought a fam at Fornside His Yaldhurst farm was of 180 ac. of good land. He was A member and chairman Templeton Rd. Bd. He was for 18 years member and chairman of the Yaldhurst Sch. comm. and also a member of the Templeton Domain Bd. and Riccarton ic. Comm. marr. '77 Alice Clark. He d. at the Grange Fernside 26.9.20 ag 63 left widow 4 sons 5 dau. Cyclop N.Z. i : LT 27.9.20.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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