Macdonald Dictionary Record: John Younghusband

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for John Younghusband. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: Y 28 Young hus band, John ( ) with his wife and 5 ch. arrived by the Cashmere . He was a book binder and manu factoring stationer in Ch.Ch and his first premises were in Colombo St. near Glos. St. and he moved fom there to Tram St. He was early interested in Timaru and had on sale a map show ing the Govt. and the Rhodes townships of Timaru. In May 60 he started the Ch.Ch subscription Library Circulating Library. In Dec. 60 he was licensed to sell stamps. He was the second holder of a license the first being Ebenezer Mills . He won the rifle shooting match No 2 Coy. Canty Rifle Vol. After the fire of 64 his well known lille shop was sold by auction, bought 6y Oswald and dra g8ed by a teams of bello ks to a new site of on the Ferry Rd: this was one of the early buildings of Ch. Ch. He went to live in Tim ar about 65 and announced that he won ld undertake commissions act as agent etc. He was one of the support c1s of a second newspaper to be called the Timaru and Temuka Chron efe At a public meeting held in Ch.Ch 16.9.67 over the question of the Timaru and Gladstone District Board Bill he seconded one of the Andersen S. Canty ; LT. 27.10.55 : 23.10.58 : 12.5.60 : 14.11.60 : 15.12.60 : 27.5.63 : 10.11.64 : 9.1.67 27.5.67; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: J. younghusband. 28 resolutions without making any further remarks He was one of those burnt out in the great Timaru fire of Dec. 69 In the case of Lord V. Younghus band his wife said he was a very passionate man by which she sad meant quick tempered. He was peculiar He left the house saying he was gong to Ch.Ch. to sell some property - in about '68. She did hot see him Again till '75. She heald nothing of him till he presented himself at the door. July 75 He was probably a brother of F.E. young husband who fat for time owned the Timaru Herald. sars Frederick educ . X's Coll 61- 62 went to San Francisco : died there. John dau. Emma M. marr. 30.12.74 Geo. S. Ffitch as 2' wife. Tintern 23.0- B8: pp LT. 10.12.68 : 27.7.76 X's Coll Sch List.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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