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This country home was built by William Manson, son of Donald Manson, born in 1829 in Tervally. William was married to Elizabeth Gladdens on 7th of September 1865, at Gromlers Creek near Mansfield, Victoria and they had nine children. In the photograph, Mr William Manson is standing on the verandah; the girl on the verandah steps with her doll is Minnie Manson. In the gig is John Donald Manson,born 1866 eldest son of William. He inherited Cluny Park and had 2 children by Jeannie Paton. Myrtle Elizabeth was born at Cluny Park in 1900, Henry Paton was born in 1909 in Australia, where Henry James was Trade Commissioner for New Zealand till 1932, when he retired and bought a property near Raetihi called Mangaone. The third person in the gig is Arthur Barron born 1879, died 1922, he is around 15 yrs old in this photograph.

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Digitisation ID
2008N_Bur88_Bui_1856
Title
"Cluny Park"
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726 Rangitikei Line, Palmerston North
Date
circa 1894

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