Macdonald Dictionary Record: Thomas Cheal Norris

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Thomas Cheal Norris. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: N. 143 Norris, T Tomas Cheat (1848 -1921) was born in Sussex , the son of Thomas Nois , headmaster of Auck field C gran ar School and was educ. at St. Saviours , Shoreham and later at A dingley Coll. He was fond of cricket as a young man . He had a business training in ing in London. He marr in Eng Mary Maria Bellamy and brought his wife and family out to N.Z . in 79. He was appointed Sec. to the Charitable And Bd . Feb. 86 and when the Hoop. Bed was analg mated with the C.Ch. B d. was Sec. of the Anal gain a ted Bd. He was a strong church ran and his life c. of the was closely connected with the C. of E. He was a member o f the Diocesan Synod dep resenting Oxford and New Btu . and was a maber of the Standing coun in and of the Clergy Pension Tons Bd. He was a sides man of Ch.Ch. Cathedral and was a diocesan lay reader for more than 30 years. He had a large family of Whom 4 died young of whom The Rev. Canon Arthur Hugh Norris was the most notable of them. He d 29.9.21 ag 73 wife Mary d. Naw Ban Rd. 5. 6.18. LT. 9.2.86 : 12.1.03 : 27.9.06 : Avonside Cem.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: N. 143 T.C. Nons 2 family. eldest son Edwin Thos. marr. 6.1.03 Florence only dau . of James de Maris; + Mis John Henderson of Ohiner ana , Chatham I . He was M.Rr. + registrar of N.Z. Wnv. Wgtn. John Bellamy See. of N.Z. Trotting Assoc. his son J.B. o Dalgety +0s Rev. Arthur Hugh b. Eng. Educ. X's Coll 89. 94 : Junior Somes Scholar. Sergt 2' Contingent S.A. War. see Pass Cutting. Oswald Marte educ. X's Cole 1905-08 plaid for X1 + . Pe. Mai Body N.Z.F.F. killed in act ion Gallipoli 23.5.15 married daus. Mrs Stephen Men zes f H.B. Harold Buckland Wainui Herbert Price Dunedin. Harold Geoffrey Canon A.H. Norris 's son Educ. X's Coll 25-30 , bust lass athlete. Vicar of Ricc. : Fellow of X's Coll. when T.C. Norris resigned his secretary ship on ac comt a breakdown in beath after 27 years hard work; he was ranted 6mouths leave on fill pay - not considered generous: never a more loyal servant says P.O. Bennet in Hospital on the Aron dau. Miss W.R. was, in turn, clerk asher, confidential sec. hospi ist arian. X's Coll Sch. hist.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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