Macdonald Dictionary Record: Francis Beard Porter, George Porter, Joseph Porter, James Porter, William Porter, William Porter

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Francis Beard Porter, George Porter, Joseph Porter, James Porter, William Porter, William Porter. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: Omnibus 474 Newport Porter, Francis Beard , a draper , late of Monmouth shire b. '50 narr . 24.5.76 at St. Johns , Lat. Sq. Rev. H.C. M. Watson Ellen Sarah eldest dau . Paull , Crew kerne , Somerset. LT. 29.5.76. George Porter had a house and store at Duvauchelles Bay and they were burnt to the ground LT. 1.7.68. He was able to save his books and most of his stock and furniture : marr. 31. 10.64 Maria Perham both of T. 12.11.64. akaroa. Joseph Porter d. 19.4.49 Annie 4.50 Linwood Cem son John Joseph 1.55 - James Porter 25 of Yorks . farm lab. ; wife Charlotte , 24 : ch. Wm. 3,. Chabot Florence, 1. arrived by Atrato 20.6.74 pass list. Ref CLib Wm. Porter d 10.7.04 ag. 63 Ash. C. of E. Cem. Ann ' 28.11.28 78 Wm. Porter, shep herd marr. 13.1.62 at house of Geo. Gibbe . The Pount Eliz. Corey Rev. Geo Foster St. Mary's Timaru M.R.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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