Topic: Thompson Family

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The family of Mary & William Thompson


Thompson Family: a collection of  photographs and several albums contributed by  Jill Hodgkinson, mainly of the family of Mary and William Thompson and their descendents,  but also including the Chisnall family (who married into the Thompson family) and  the Holt family.

William Moorhead Thompson emigrated from Killinchy in County Down, Northern.Ireland in 1861.  He married Mary Proctor in1865 and worked in south Canterbury and in the Halswell-Templeton-Prebbleton area.  He was chairman of the Lincoln Road Board in 1883 and '84.

Further information about the family can be found in The MacDonald Dictionary  and Isaac Thompon's book  The Lyalldale waltz (1975).

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Thompson Family


First Names:William & Mary
Last Name:Thompson