Macdonald Dictionary Record: Henry John Gladstone

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Henry John Gladstone. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. 202 a Glad stone, Henry John (1826 -1915) was born in Liverpool and was a con sin of William Ewart. He was educ . at Liverpool and studied agreierilture. He arrived in Lylt in 16.11.54 by the Ashmore, He was one of those who hoped to take up land under the Gladstone s heene which came to nothing. under the scheme it was hoped to take up a con side able area in the to Kaiapoi district and is his first selection was in that district , R.S. 363 on the North Road near Saltwater Geek. He was at Millers accommo . heusen on the day that Ingram Shrim ton was accidentally shot 20.12.56 and helped to carry the body in. Dampier and Mason were also there. Gladstone was cade ing at Masons North Canty station at the time. He accompanied the pioneers of the Mackenzie Country, John M4Hitchens and his wife who settled on the shores of Lahee Puka£i. 1 himself selected a rum on the westenra shoes of Lahee Puka i which later became known as R hobo ought Downs; he was in part. with John Watson the Akaroa magistrate in this run. He sold out from his Mackenzie rn after 1 years and bought Brooklands , a 600 ac. farm at Orari. He owned two alter farms bes ides He was an original member of the Orari River Conservation Bd. being appointed by the Supt. of Canty in June 72 + re appointed in May 75. Cyclop N.Z.1 : LT. 18.4.54 : Gillespie S. Canty. P. 22.6.72 : Hist. Temuka Parish : LT. 24.12.56; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: G. 202 H.J.6 gladstone a He gave generously to the Church of St. Johns , Winchester, x certainly gave the vestry and perhaps the chancel also. Later he gave the belfry. He also gave the land and the building for the Sunday Sch. . Moss de Renzi lard the foundation stone 20.1.90. He said this was a thanks giving for 5 years of health and prosperity in Canty. He was a lay reader and was interested in all branches of church work. He was an original member of the Mt. Cook Rd. Bd. Gillespi says thee Gladstone s appear in the original Macha Crme try census. married + He deed 16.9.15 ag. 89. His estate was valued at £74088, Gladstone was also in part. with Hugh Fraser in Mackenzie County.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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