Edward Ward ~ What May Be Some Time A Great City

“Rode with Mr [John Robert] Godley over the hills to the Plains. Went first to Christchurch, where there are about 4 huts, 3 tents and a hovel or 2 – with about 25 persons in all…the [Canterbury] Association store, a surveyor’s hut are the principal buildings upon what may be some time a great city

Edward Ward ~ 3rd January 1851
*Passenger of the ‘Charlotte Jane’.  Younger brother Hamilton went on to found the Ward’s Brewery, now know to us Canterbury Draught*

Curious about the Ward Family: http://www.peelingbackhistory.co.nz/686/

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