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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]

Parish, Isaac

Parish, Isaac, Dairy Farmer, Marshlands. Mr. Parish was born at Ellesworth, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1846, and accompanied his parents to the Colony by the ship “Cressy,” which arrived at Lyttelton in 1850. His father settled in the Heathcote district, where the subject of this notice was brought up to agricultural pursuits. Since 1866 he has been engaged in farming first in the Heathcote district, and subsequently in the Avon district. He has four small farms, aggregating about 100 acres, which are used for dairy purposes. Mr. Parish was married in 1866 to a daughter of the late Mr. William Piper, of Christchurch, and has six sons and two daughters. He has served as a member of the Avon Road Board.

Standish and Preece, photo Mr. I. Parish.

Standish and Preece, photo
Mr. I. Parish.