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For Cust's Sake

For Cust’s Sake covers the history of Cust and Bennetts Carleton Eyrewell Horrellville Springbank Stoke Summerhill and West Eyreton in North Canterbury from the Moa hunter period to the sheep stations of the 1850s and the modern lifestyle blocks of today.

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For Cust's Sake
For Cust’s Sake covers the history of Cust and Bennetts, Carleton, Eyrewell, Horrellville, Springbank, Stoke, Summerhill and West Eyreton in North Canterbury, from the Moa hunter period to the sheep stations of the 1850s and the modern lifestyle blocks of today.
The author, Peter Savage, of Cust, has tried to let the people of the day speak through the written accounts of their time. The book is generously illustrated with sketches, photographs and maps, and readers will find a wealth of data on flourmill charges, shop inventories, railway fares and timetables, road freight charges, grain production and employment.
The eighteen chapters describe a variety of historical aspects including Maori folklore, the squatters, cottage building, the Cust Mounted Rifles, a disastrous mill fire, branch railways, the Brackenfield Hunt, farm irrigation and the Cust Grand Prix motorcycle races.
For Cust’s Sake offers students and family historians the chance to find out how and where their ancestors lived, and discover the social conditions they experienced.
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  NZ$ 79.99



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