Macdonald Dictionary Record: Douglas Graham
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Douglas Graham. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G.519 Douglas Graham. There was a very large funeral and the Supterindent (Rolleston 3 was among the followers. Four men from the Riccarton estate carried the coffin and the salle bearers were Hewlings, Cass. Caverhill and Wilkin. He was a staid and religions man. He was very skillful in all farm operations and nearly al the men em ploy ed by him at Riccarton did will for them selves owing to his good training . Nothing could make him deviate from his high standard of conduct. He made the stock of Riccarton state ont stan due He left no family , but a brother William of southbridge. His salary at Ricc. was (200 a year. His brother John came out to manage marr. 27.2.57 Helen Eaglesome at Riccarton. his farm . They were cousins of Mrs John Deans. He d. 9.3.72 ag 54 no family. She d. at Springbank , Fendalton 8.9.91 ag 70 s The year of his birth is given in the marr. Reg. as 1822; in LT. 13.3.72 as 1816; and according to his tombst Tone as 1818.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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