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Gillanders, Ross

Collection | Ref # ARC-0499 | Held by Hocken Collections - Uare Taoka o Hakena

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Gillanders, Ross


Gillanders, Ross Alistair

Level of description:



0.02 linear metres

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Scope and contents:

This collection consists of a family history (loose leaf) prepared by Ross Alistair Gillanders and several pages of later revisions. It relates to the Thomson family (including the ancestors and descendants of John Turnbull Thomson), the Garden family (including the descendants of Alexander Garden who landed at Riverton in 1858), and the Gillanders family. The Gillanders material covers the family background in Scotland and Canada, prior to the migration to Otago of Jemima Gillanders and her son Alexander (known as Alister). Alister married Mary Elizabeth Garden in 1930.
Other associated family names include Rae and Strachan.
The history includes photocopies of illustrations, family trees and family timelines.

Dates covered:

1668 - 1997

Access conditions:

Not restricted

Finding aids:

Listed on ‘Hakena’ the Hocken Collections online archives and manuscripts catalogue

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Clyde · Orepuki · Paihia · Riverton/Aparima

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