Douglas, William St George

Production date
1858-1897
1860-1869
1870-1879
1880-1889
Description
The collection consists of four visiting cards bearing the name Mr W. St George Douglas, Ashburton.

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Production date
1858-1897
1860-1869
1870-1879
1880-1889
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Item list

  Part 1

4 envelopes - addresses to Mr W S Douglas, Ashburton. Cancellation dated Dec 24 1877. Three further cancellations on back of envelope - addressed to W St George Douglas Esquire, Ashburton. Cancellation dated 29 January 1883. Cancelation obscures postage stamp - addresses to Major W St Geo Douglas, Ashburton. Cancellation is dated September 12 1891. Envelope is black edged - addressed to Mr Douglas, Postmaster, Ashburton. Cancellation is dated September 4th 1897.

1 booklet. An Epitome of the Geography (physical, political, historical and descriptive) of New Zealand. For the use of youth. by C A C Beardsworth Master of the High School New Plymouth. 2nd edition. New Plymouth C1860 (W Douglas's copy)

Accession number
ARC2002-220
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William St George Douglas married Helen Mary Newland (daughter of John & Frances) in 1874. They moved to Ashburton where he was Postmaster. Later he was Chief Postmaster at Dunedin. Retired to Christchurch.

- Rod Newland on 27-05-2021 05:06:54

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