Macdonald Dictionary Record: Henry William Hammond

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Henry William Hammond. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: Henry. H.199, )Hammond , William (1849- was head master of the British School at Boston, Lines. He was chosen by A.O. Oy well, agent in England for the new Bd. of Educ. schools in Canty. When he arrived the new schools were not ready and he was appointed ims pector t. help Restell the only North Canty inspector. He was gazetted asst. inspector of schools, 1.12.73. He resigned in June 78 having been appointed Inspector and Sc. to the South Canty. Bd of Educ. He remained w ith the S. Canty Bd till Ap. 84 The Lylt. Times Timaru correspondent said, I don't think he ought to retire ron the position he has so long and ably filled without it being known that he has served the Bd. for the 6 years past (from its commer cement in fact) as sec. and Inspector ; that his discretion and skill and counsel have prevented the educational System f s to an qu ominous collapse more than once; that throughout the dist. there is but one opinion amin y the Racers. - that he will never be replaced for impartiality , practical abilities knowledge and onside ten ess . It is not every inspector who is a trained school master as is Mr Hamm and, and for this reason, no f withstanding his excellent service as an inspector, ) s b chive he would be of even more use at the East.Ch.Ch. School Jubilee .1875-1925 : LT. 15.7.73 : 21.6.78; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: H. 899 head of a large school with good staff under him. He started a private school in Timaru in June '84. He was appointed first headmaster of the Sop Sefton school in 84 and was there till 195. LT. 22.4.84 : 20.6.84 :; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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