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Ernie Davis (b. 1901), was the son of James and Harriet Davis, who farmed in the Tiritea/Fitzherbert area c1897-1910, after which they moved into Palmerston North. Ernie served in WWII, and became a building inspector. he married Dot Rennet in 1954. Note the sign enforcing a 15mph speed limit through the Gorge with the threat of a 10 pound penalty if caught exceeding the limit.

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2011P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_005549
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Ernest Davis and motorbikes, Manawatu Gorge
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IMCA Digital Archive 2011
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IMCA Digital Archive

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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1920 to circa 1929

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Palmerston North City Library

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