Macdonald Dictionary Record: James Alfred Northcote

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for James Alfred Northcote. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: M 150 Northcote , James Alfred (1861 -1928) was a younger brother of Franci Stafford Northcote (see F.s.N. for story f family and of High field) They wae nephews of Si Stafford Na thc te later Lord Ides eigh who forst missed bens Pr ine Minis ter of Eng. James Alfred was born 22.10.61 and educ, same schoole as Frank. He was a keen volunteer rising to the ark of Major, He was recruiting officer in Ch.Ch during 1914 war and was awarded the M.B.E. He was a zealous member of the Anglican Church a lay reader , and was largely responsible for building All Saints Church at Waiau. He was pres. of the Amei A. + . Assoc. + chair man of the Hall and Library Comm. at Waiau. He was a genuine, lovable and courteous man and was looked on with affection and esteem by everyone in the dist. He marr. 6.4.93 Edith Marion only dau of J.D. Lance. Se was b. '61 d. 1928. Loy Rev. Hugh Northcote brother o C t Waikaia J.D. Lance died at High field. family. Thos Francis educ. X's Coll 06-11 member shooting V11 : Emanuel Coll. Camb L t King Edwards Horse + R.F.C. in 1914 war . Despatches 1918 succeeded his father in High field. marr. 9.9.24 Vera dau Arthur Hope. Eliz. Marion (Bey) marr 17.1.24 Stuart Cameron Heard of Kahautara Hills Kaikoura. . 9.3.28 : LT. 8.4.93 ; fam inf. : X's Coll Sch. hist.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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