KEITH, Hamish Farquharson

Hamish Keith Studio
701 / 699 Colombo Street, Christchurch  

Hamish Farquharson Keith
born 11 November 1907, reg. 1907/23808
son of Beatrice Cordy and Henry Mortimer Keith 
died circa 1983 reg.  1983/48737

married circa 1929, reg. 1929/8763   
 Doreen George

The engagement is announced of Miss Beatrice Cordy, eldest daughter of Mr James Cordy, of Lower Hororata, to Mr Henry Mortimer Keith, second son of the late Mr William Keith, of Craigie-Lea, Ceylon.
Observer, Volume XXV, Issue 44, 15 July 1905, Page 8

 Star, Issue 8728, 15 September 1906, Page 5

Stone's Directories of 1939, 1940, 1941 and 1943 shows H. Keith at 701 Colombo Street. Later in 1946, 1947 and 1948 he is shown at 699 Colombo Street, this was the address of the studio previously occupied by Wrigglesworth and Binns. In the 1957 Wise's Directory the studio is listed as Hamish Keith and Clarke Studios, 699 Colombo Street. 

 "The Lodge" Hamner by Hamish Keith

Reverse inscription "Mrs C. Duff, Leeston"

 Reverse inscription "A Merry Xmas to all From 241 Lyttelton St (Christchurch)"

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