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Courting days of Mr and Mrs McQueen Murdoch (nee Rachel Port) riding side saddle across the Pohangina River from Awahou North to Pohangina. At this time James was a recent arrival from Scotland and Rachel was the eldest daughter of Richard Port. Mr Murdoch was teacher at Awahou North School and then Pohangina School. He later taught at Linton School. He boarded at Awahou North and met Rachel Port. They were married in 1899. Rachel's father was Richard Port, farmer of Awahou North. He came from Northern Ireland, farmed at Sandon and then Awahou North in 1887.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2015P_Pi630_011414
Title
Mr and Mrs James McQueen Murdoch
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pi 630
Format
B&W print
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
Pohangina

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
horse,
moustache,
outside,
riding,
sport,

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