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Mr. Samuel Watkin Luxford (1856 – 1925) established a pedigree herd of Ayrshire cattle on his farm at Awapuni. Mr. Luxford was a well know cattle breeder in Manawatu and was a President of the Agricultural and Pastoral Association. He sold the Awapuini farm about 1907 and later retired to Auckland, where he died. He was a brother of William Lewis Luxford, timber merchant and saw miller of Manawatu and Hawkes Bay. In the background can be see the platform of the Awapuini Railway station.

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2010N_D10_3368
Title
Ayrshire cows grazing, Awapuni
Relation
Public Photograph Collection D 10
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1900 to circa 1903

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Palmerston North City Library

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