Macdonald Dictionary Record: Edward Hiorns

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Edward Hiorns. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: H. 610 Hio jus , Edward (1838 -1912) arrived single by the Victoria 30.3.62 - 2' cabin. He was a plumber + tinsmithr and lived in Armas St. He was a son of H. Hois of Coventry Eng. When he married in '68 he described him self as an ironmonger He was elected to the Ch.Ch. C.C. S.E. Ward in 81. In Oct. 72 he took over the Central Hotel from Wm Moines , later mille of Styx. In oct 75 he announced that h had bought the Central Hotel . His holed was apparently on the comer of Chancery Lane and Glos. St. In Oct. 75 there was a vacancy in the Ch.Ch. C.C. and he advertised in the largest type that he expected to be top of the poll. The figures turned out to be; J.G. Hawkes 634;: M.B. Hart, 595; Hiorns, 21. He distributed rot soup gravis through the winter of 80 to women + children . Were his motives charitable or ambitious ) Any way he got into the Connal net year. He went for a trip to Eng. Oct 83 and res gare fr on the Council. marr. 30.7. 68 Aha Hugh ton of Ch .Ch. at Papanui , Rev. Lorenzo Moore. He went to live in Sydney but returned to Ch.Ch and at the tane of his death was living at hin wood House , Joseph Brittan old house He d. 7.7.12 ag. 74 wife Amelia d. 14.12.11 at Lin wood Ho. r. Avon Cyclop N.Z.i: LT. 31.7.68 : 3.10.72 : 8.10.75 : 11.6.80 : 9.9.81 : 24.10.83 : 15.12.11 bur. ( Avonside.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: H. 610 E.ions family. sons Harry Edward Ernest educ. X's Coll 88; chemist of Sydney d. 182 8.11.36 G G. Sydney Frederick Geo. -92. X's Coll Sch. List.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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