Pioneer Portraits
Mr Thomas Redwood

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Photographer Macey, William Henry
Description Mr Thomas Redwood , early setler and land owner.

Thomas Redwood was the third son of Henry Redwood (see previous entry) and was born in England in 1833. He arrived on the 'George Fyfe' in 1842 and after finishing his education he managed his father's properties. Early in the 1870's he bought 'Burleigh' and lived there for 23 years. Later he farmed Woodbourne until 1900 when he was forced to retire following an accident. He married Miss. C.E. Grimstone in 1863, and had five sons and seven daughters.
He died in 1918. Information from Brayshaw Index cards in the Verticle Files.

Label for Pioneer Portraits exhibition 2011:
Thomas Redwood

In 1848, Mr. Redwood went with a flock of sheep to the Wairau, and returned soon after. Four years later, however, he went to manage Bank House station for his father and after three years of highly successful work, he took up a similar position on the Vernon run, which he managed for his father until 1876.
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts], 1906. p.368


Year Range from 1885
Year range to 1895
Object ID 0000.900.1057
Object Name Photograph
People Redwood, Thomas
Title Mr Thomas Redwood
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