Diary, May 1862 to May 1864
Summary Joseph Munnings (1841-1923) worked as a farm labourer, carter, and storekeeper. Referring to his diaries as logbooks, he wrote about the weather, his work, leisure time and social activities. The diaries run from 1862-1866. The diary runs from 8 May 1862 to 30 May 1864.
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Collection location Archive 971
Publication information Unpublished
Joseph Munnings arrived in Lyttelton in 1859 on board the Zealandia. Joseph married Emma Brown on 25 July 1866. In 1878 he established a successful jam manufacturing business. He was one of the founders of St Barnabas Anglican Church in Fendalton.
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