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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts]

Davies, Thomas Samuel

Davies, Thomas Samuel, Farmer, Epworth, Blenheim. Mr. Davies is a native of Blenheim, and a son of the late Mr. Thomas Davies, who died in 1891, and was one of Marlborough's earliest settlers, and well known as a builder throughout the province. Mr. T. S. Davies was educated at the Blenheim Borough School, and studied for about two years at the Agricultural College, at Lincoln, Canterbury. Since the death of his father, he has taken over Epworth, which has an area of about 300 acres, and is situated on the Middle Renwick Road. page 354 The whole property is rich flat land, and is worked to excellent advantage by Mr. Davies, who keeps the best implements and machinery, and has a blacksmith's shop on the premises.