Macdonald Dictionary Record: George Mallinson
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for George Mallinson. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: G. Mallinson M. 54 a further 100 peet in length. In Jan 60 the foundation stone of Gov. Bay Church was laid by Brisk ys Harper. Mallinson was the architect and Morey the builder . The party adjourned to Potts s for lurch . Potts had taken a chief part in rais ing the money for the church. The church at Lylt wars con secreted 1 in on thse after it was started and was something of a triumph for him. He designed the Wesley an chapel at Kaiapoi whi ch was opened for service in Ap. 60. He was also architect for the new Wesleyan capel at Lylt. opened Sept. 61. He won a com petition for the best design for an addition to the Ch.Ch. Town Hall . Mar. 62. . He was on the comm. of the Fine Arts soc founded. Mallinson was bankrup in July 53. His chief creditors were W.H. MEin, butcher and G. H. Tribe, publican. Although Mallinson had succeeded where Mount fort forked, his design for the first St Liuke's a Wooden church , was not successful Rev. James Wilson in a letter to selfe said this church nearly collapsed before it was finished and had to be stayed ip like a leaning stack. He was the architect for Barmaid Horse Repository - later known as Tattersall Wilson said that Judge Gresson thought that a good architect could ear LT. 13.4.59 : 1.2.60 : 28.4.60 : 4.9.61 : 22. 3.62 : 25.3.6 : self papers Hosken lib.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: G. Mallinson M.54 two to thie thousand pounds a year in Canty Torlesse Journal. When Torlesse and Henry Matson decided to build a new office "decided to go to Mallinson for a plan " marr. 17.10.59 at St. Michaels Rev O. Mathias Sarah Catherine Cawkwell wit. Wm. Cawkw el cabuet maker. Mathison, wife + 3 ch. +ailed for Eng by Zealandia 5.4384. C. O. Torlesse Journal; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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