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A family history as written by Patricia Reesby about her Sharp and Parker ancestry. She recounts their history prior to emigrating to New Zealand, and subsequently. Pat is the daughter of Win (nee Parker) and Bill Reesby. Win was the daughter of John and Sarah (nee Sharp), who emigrated to New Zealand c. 1910. After living in Bunnythorpe they settled in Banks Line, Rongotea, where they established a dairy farm. The history largely recounts life on the Rongotea farm and vicinity.

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2019Pa_2018-45_026265
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"The Sharp and Parker families ...from Northern Ireland and Yorkshire to Rongotea"
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A175/347
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Rongotea, Manawatū

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Ian Matheson City Archives

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