Macdonald Dictionary Record: John Shearing Willis
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for John Shearing Willis. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: D. J.S.Willis W. 548 a borrower drowned then both in the Heathcote marr. Agnes dau o f Dr Klipseh of Evesham. He was a quiet retiring man ; she was e lively Vivacious + beautiful. His brother in lows Edward Kip sch also came auton the Ship with them. Dr Willis painted in water colours; he belonged to the news school" water colonists. He mct his decath in a tragic way . Cowan 's Coach had started n Southbridge and Dr Willis met it outside the H. 1. Hotel in Cashel St. His horse shied and backed between the leaders He was thrown and was picked up unconsciou s and was taken to the house of his friend Dr Partrid . He d. 2 days later 2.5.69 ag 62 family. She d. 10.11.00 ag. 89. only son Chas Frederick Tray q.v. daus. Agnes Anna marr. s Edward Harman. she came out in Wm. Miter 2 8.60. Emma marr. Alfred R.T. Newbery R.N. of Northope Op awa. Mary Edward J.T. Ford 7.12.72 of Morton Opa a. Lucy Eleanor 27.9.82 Herbert Wm. youngest son of Francis Hoare Spree. of Chel ston Manor S. Devon : she d. 12.10.26 ag 69 : 2.8.66.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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