Cochrane, James. Richmond, Flora. Wedding at the Wharekuri Hotel

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Circa 1880s
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Wharekuri Hotel. Photo taken on the occasion of the wedding of the proprietor's daughter to James Cochrane. The bride and groom are standing in the left front of the proprietor, J Richmond (with white short). See "The Land of Munros, Merinos and Matagouri" Neave (1980) p105.

People in photo (left to right): N.Bain, E.Bain junior, C.Wilson, G.Raven, Mrs Sutherland, Mrs Shanks, Mary Bain (nee Pilfoot), Katie Bain, Mrs Matheson, Nellie Cochrane, Bessie Cochrane (nee Stock), Mrs Richmond (mother), Mr Richmond (father), Flora Richmond (bride), Jim Cochrane (bridegroom), H. Middleditch, N.Cochrane, Middleditch, H.Bain.

Note: J. Richmond started to carry material for the Waitaki Bridgen (to span the river from Kurow to Canterbury) in 1878. The bridge was opened in 1881.
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Circa 1880s
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Collection of the Waitaki Archive. Id 101278


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