Colombo St, Christchurch.
William John Grand was the proprietor of Christchurch Fancy Bazaar 1869-75 (Joan Woodward, A Canterbury Album (1987), p139)
Fireproof Deed Boxes and SafesAn assortment of these articles, so essential to business and professional men, in a town built principally of wood, are on sale at the Christchurch Fancy Bazaar. The proprietor has just been appointed agent for Messre Milner and Son.
for the proprietor, W. J. GRAND.
The Star Thursday 10, 1868
James Elsbee and Daniel Mundy's negatives were acquired by William John Grand.
above - these two photographs show Edward Duffull who was born in London in 1850 and died at Springston or Rolleston in 1906.
above - this photograph shows Sarah Ann Harris the older sister of Edward Duffull. Sarah was born in Croydon, Surrey in 1844 and came to New Zealand with her family on the ship "Egmont" in 1856 when she was aged 12. In 1867 she married Nathaniel Harris; she is pictured here with their first two children Harry and Jessie, twins born in Christchurch in 1868. Sarah died aged 79 in 1923 and is buried in Timaru Cemetery.
above - two photographs of the same unidentified lady.
above - 1873 Walter J. L. Bassett, Leeston