The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]
Mr Edmund Carroll
Mr Edmund Carroll, the Proprietor, was landlord of the Terminus Hotel, which he conducted successfully for five years. He then purchased the Masonic Hotel, which he has raised to the position of one of the leading hotels in the colony. Mrs Carroll, who has had an extensive experience with hotels, superintends the general domestic arrangements and management of the house, and is a most popular hostess. Mr. Carroll is an enthusiastic bowler and a member of the Canterbury Bowling Club.