Macdonald Dictionary Record: Cooke Reynell
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Cooke Reynell. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: 2 R. 155 v " bub Reynell goes halves in the profits for managing. This 100 ac was Saner hoy in the Waipara dist. Reynell ad oerkised it to be let May.70. Reynell was fined for scab 2500 sheets 8.6.66. He got a verdict against 2 Maori whose dogs worried his sheep . Sept. 6 . He was elected to the first comm. of the Northern A. +P. Assoc. Oct. 66. He was oue of the judges of impolite men ts at the fist Northern A. 6P. Show. He won 3 prizes for Eng. Leic. sheep at that show and 2 first prizes for pigs . There wild be all Judge Gressons sheep. , He was elected a member of the Ch.Ch. Club in 75. He was advertising for a contractor to plough 300 ac between Coles Farm + Higgins 's Run on the Moeraki Downs, Aug. 68: He was elected to the Mandeville. Rang. Rd. Bd. when Marmaduke Dixon resigned cap .69. Reynell, Judge Gresson , de Bourbel and C.C Bowen formed a syndicate and bought 120 ac on the Peninsular in McQueen Valley behind Gebbies Farm . A prospecting rage had seized Canty at this time and all sorts of likely and unlikely places were being searched for gold There was a quartz reef in this land and Dr Hector had said that it was certain to contain gold. The reef was opened up and a good deal of money was spent but there was w gold there. LT 9.7.69 : 7.5.70 : 7.2.74 : 1.11.76 : 30.6.94; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: R. 158 A Judge of the Supreme Court had exposed himself to ridicul in such a very public speculation. Reynell was elected to the Comm. of the Canty. A. +P. Assoc. Feb. 74. He judged Eng. Leic. sheep at the Elles mere Show Nov. 76 He gave Â£50 to the Cathedral Fund. In 191 after the death of J. B.G reson he appear ed in a Court care concerning Gresson s affairs He was then apparently a retired man, com for ably of. He had been a spectator at the Affair of the Emeka stockade. He was a kind. Lear ted and popular man. He d. of apoplexy at the home of his brother unmarried. Arthur B. Reynell, Chicago 29.4.94 ag. 68.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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