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'Willowbank' was the farm of John Octavius Batchelar, on the banks of the Manawatu River, just over the town bridge, in Fitzherbert West. The family farmed there c1878 - 1925, when it was sold to the Government for the establishment of Massey Agricultural College. Jos Batchelar was one of the children of J O and his wife.

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2007N_Plg8_WOR_0118
Title
Jos Batchelar and son, ploughing at 'Willowbank' farm
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Plg 8
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
1900

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Palmerston North City Library

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