Story: Gardner, Margaret

Margaret Gardner (front row, centre) and her children, at Scargill, North Canterbury in 1907

Margaret Gardner (front row, centre) and her children, at Scargill, North Canterbury in 1907

Margaret Gardner and her large family successfully managed both flour mill and farm, including the 2,962-acre Eastcott estate at Scargill, after the death of Margaret's husband in 1885.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, G Louise Gardner Collection
Reference: 1/2-197507; F

How to cite this page:

W. J. Gardner. 'Gardner, Margaret', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1g3/gardner-margaret (accessed 20 November 2019)