Skip to Content

More Info →Monro Family at 'Craiglockhart'

Charles Monro (1851-1933) is known as the founder of rugby in New Zealand, and was a businessman in Palmerston North. He built 'Craiglockhart' 1889-1890, on Riverbank Road, Fitzherbert West where he lived with his wife, the former Helena MacDonald (1866-1962) and family. The family sold 'Craiglockhart' to Massey Agricultural College in 1944, and it was used as a women's student hostel called Moginie House. Today it is still a student hostel but the name has reverted to 'Craiglockhart'. Photograph shows the family at 'Craiglockhart' with Ben the dog. From left: Mary; Mrs Helen Monro; Linda; Hector (known as Peter); Charles J Monro; David; John, known as Jack (lying in front).

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_Pi118_PEO_0357
Title
Monro Family at 'Craiglockhart'
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pi 118
Held In
Coolstore

Related items

Monro Family at 'Craiglockhart'
Agnes and Mavis George
Slack Family and Friends
Monro Family
Peter and Maria Bares, with children Mercina and John
Woman and Children with Pet Sheep
Andrews Collection: Andrews' Family
Brian Stewart
Andrews Collection: Woman and Baby
Picnic beside Cart
Wedding of Marie Ihle and Arthur Gallichan
Susan Woolcock

Creation

Created By
Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1898

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
historic places trust,

Report a problem

Related items

Monro Family at 'Craiglockhart'
Agnes and Mavis George
Slack Family and Friends
Monro Family
Peter and Maria Bares, with children Mercina and John
Woman and Children with Pet Sheep
Andrews Collection: Andrews' Family
Brian Stewart
Andrews Collection: Woman and Baby
Picnic beside Cart
Wedding of Marie Ihle and Arthur Gallichan
Susan Woolcock

User comments