Macdonald Dictionary Record: John Sprott Halliday

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for John Sprott Halliday. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: H. 55 Halliday, John Sprott, (1838-1906) was described as a lab. of Kirk nd bright h and came out in the Victoria with his wit Henrietta, 26, and his daus Mary, s and Marion, 1., arriving 30.3.62. He was born in Dunfrieshire Robert Crosbie Bums of Southbridge also came out with him. Halliday lived in the Lincoln Rd. for 3 years and then went to the W. Coast for a year. He then returned and bought land at Lakeside and lived there for the rest of his Life. He called it Horne Farm. His wife was Henrietta Dickey , She d. at Horre Farm 23.10.08 ag. 75. He d. at Lakeside 13.12.06 ag. 70 family. both bur . Leeston Cem. son John Sprott, 22, b. N.Z. marr. 28.9.92 Annie Carg , 24 b.N.Z dau. John Craig. farmer. He was a fat lamb buyer d. Leeston 18.7.22 ag 52. Wm. Chas. , farmer of Sedgemere marr. 20.11.02 Maria Ellen Seaton. dau. Margt Brown b. Lakeside '73 marr. 15.9.97 Owen Derrett son of Edwin Derrett, Hororata. Maria , 22, marr. 27.9.99 Thos. Seaton, 26, shepherd son of Robt. Seaton. son David Bell see press cutting. pass. list. Ref. Lib. L.T. 17.12.06 : 24.10.08 : Leeston les. M.R : e Hare defer; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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