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Title Edward's legacy : the Elworthys of South Canterbury
Summary "This is the fascinating story of Edward Elworthy and his wife Sarah Shorrock: their origins, their move to New Zealand, their life here, and the legacy they left their descendants. In describing the lives of a privileged South Canterbury family, it encompasses a unique aspect of the nation's social history. ... A special feature is an account of the life of Lord Elworthy of Timaru, Edward's most distinguished grandson."--Jacket.
Pub Place Christchurch, N.Z.
Publisher Henry Elworthy Ltd
Pub Date 2011
ISBN 9780958285339 (hbk.)
Physical Description 416 : ill. (some col.), maps, ports., facsims. ; 27 cm.
People Elworthy, Edward, 1836-1899
Elworthy, Sarah Maria, 1844-1933
LC Subject Headings Elworthy family
Genealogy --New Zealand
Elworthy, Edward, 1836-1899--Family.
Elworthy, Sarah Maria, 1844-1933--Family.
Pioneers--New Zealand--Canterbury--Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life--New Zealand--Canterbury.
New Zealand--Social life and customs--19th century.
New Zealand--Social life and customs--20th century.
Call# 929 ELW
Catalogue Number 2011/068.01