Diary written on board the Randolph

Diary written on board the Randolph

Diary of Charles Joseph Bridge, covering his outward voyage to Lyttelton on the Randolph and early life in Canterbury at the Homebrook run, near Lake Ellesmere, from 1850-1865. The diary includes various newspaper clippings and notes on family.

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Diary written on board the Randolph, at Opawa and at Southbridge, 1850-1865
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Archive 205
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Charles Joseph Bridge arrived at Port Victoria (Lyttelton) on the Randolph in 1850. He came from Liverpool where he had been on the stock exchange.

He farmed first at Opawa and then, farmed 'Homebrook' run at Southbridge from 1854-1876. Married Elizabeth Frances Hastings (1827-1923), daughter of Sir Charles Hastings. Died in 1876 aged 54 years.
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Author (aut): Charles Joseph Bridge
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