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John Cameron on horseback at his home in Newbury. John Alexander Cameron (1869-1948) was born in Foxton to Scots immigrants John Cameron and Elizabeth Cameron (nee Donald). The Camerons came to New Zealand from Glasgow in the early 1860s possibly under the Waikato Immigration Scheme, settling in Auckland and later moving to Foxton. Later, in Feilding, John snr. built the first licenced hotel. John snr. died in 1875 and Elizabeth in 1877 leaving a large family including John, pictured here. John went to live with an uncle in Foxton, later becoming a stockman and farmer in Newbury.

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2019P_2013-36_026949
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John Cameron on horseback
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Newbury
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1930s

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Palmerston North City Library

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