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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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Plg 8
Date
1900
Digitisation ID
2007N_Plg8_WOR_0118
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
carts,
child,
dray,
farming,
horse cart,
horses,
massey university,
photographs,
work,
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