Macdonald Dictionary Record: William Parish

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for William Parish. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: F. 73 H.Parish William (1815- of Elle worth Cam bridge shire came out in the Cressy with his wife Hannah Ridge and his family Isabella, 10; Jacob 9 ; Isaac. Wm. ; Eliz, inf . arriving Dec. 1850; also on board illia was his brother John Parish, single, farmer ag. 3 e settled in Heath cole and took a ferry Road Contract, He was one of the first of the early settles to sow a crop f wheat . In a review of the Progress of Canty the L Tines mentions small farms on the Furry Road and " a small partch of wheat belonging to a nerd i bourne man called Parish. " Later he had farms at Templeton, Springston, and the Fury Rd. He walled an ass the hills to Ran paki and got seed wheat f rom the Maoris . He was one of the two farmers who had risen from being ag. labourers , who wrote to the Lylt. Colonists Soc. , lest fy ig to the excellency of Canty, soil, He was a breeder of hos ses and pigs and won many prizes at the early shows He had the pony stallion Hero and offered a prize for the besto Jory S lis stock at the Canty Show of 62 . He called his Ferry Road Farm Cam bridge shire Farm. He opened the George + Drag on Hotel on the Great South Road in Nov. and W.D. Barnard opened some sale aids blund the htel in which he held a stock sale twice a mouth. pass list. Canty Mus. Cyclop N.Z. 1i LT. 17.12.53 : 22.10.62 : 28.8.61 : 14.11.63; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: F 73 2 He won prizes for pigs At. the Ch .Ch. Show of 64. He held an annals sale at his Cam bridge shire Farm Ferry Rd at which were sold 4t0 head of good store cattle, some milking cows , some pigs and you ing horses. He was elected to the Heathcote Rd. B d. in 8.o fill a vacancy carded by the resignation f P. Laurie. He was ore of the judges of pigs at the first how of the Northern A. + Soc. in At the Ch.Ch. Show of 67 he won most of the prizes for pigs. He organised n Old English Sport at his St. A conge + Dragon Hotel at Templeton o Anniv . Day 67 1 People w whig to stop at the George + Dragon by mentioning it to the guard , the train will stop for that purp o2e He judged draught horses at the Ch.Ch. Show of 68 . He won 2 first prizes draught hoses stallions at the Ch.Ch. Show of 69. He was elected to the Heath wole Rd. Bd Jan. 71 debating Fisher for first pace 149 voles to . In Oct.71 the George + Dragon was Again back on his hands . He opened a monthly "Fair" there in Nov. 2 and: t. Ford acted as auctioneer. He was a member of the Templeton Rd. Bd as well as Heathcote. He d. at Springston 8.7.78 ag. 6 wife Hannah Ridge d. 15.7.92 ag - both bur. Springston Cem. pass list Canty Mus. ; Cyclop N.Z. 1 LT. 17.11.64 : 1 5.12.64 : 5.5.66 : 14.12.6 7 : 11.11.6 10.11.69 : 8.1.71 LT.14.10.71. Springston Cem. M.I.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: Wm. Parish 3 P. 73 family. Isabella Jacob. q.v. sac q.v Wm. Jun b. 68 marr. St. Marks Op awa : 20.12.76 Rebecca Eliza Sparks wit. Wm Sparks, Fer Rd , contractor . He d. Springston 14.7.21 ag 74 7 2abraham 21 blacks marr. 2.8.80 Martha Spink Goodrich 17 St. Pauls Tai Tapu M.R. Edwin 7.12.01 ag 36. Rose Hannah marr . 4.5.86 John Philip Rowell 2s farmer b. St. Albans Ch.Ch son James Rowell + - Emma Martin. Abraham Parish d. 28.3.10 ag 51 b. 59. ) Linwood Cem. Catherine Edith (s+wife +) d. 20.10.29 ag 69 William Parish sen. described as "brickmaker - in pas list. St. Marks op wa M.R. : St. Pals Tai Tap i M.R. . Linwood Cem. M.R.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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