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The Public Trust was established in 1872. In Palmerston North the Public Trust grew rapidly earning a permanent branch office in 1919; by 1937 it had a staff of fifty under the control of Mr C Freyberg, District Public Trustee.
The building shown here was opened in 1922; in later years many extensions were required, including a partial second floor being added and extensive improvements on the ground floor completed around 1936. The building was demolished in August/September of 1978 to make way for the new courthouse building.
See also ; ‘Swamp to City’ pg 138.

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2014P_Bg30_009637
Title
Demolition of Public Trust Office, 470 Main Street
Relation
Public Collection Bg 30
Format
B&W print
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Coolstore

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1978

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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