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From: Molly <>
Subject: Re: [NZ] Crum Brick Co New Lynn Auckland
Date: Sat, 20 May 2000 17:13:15 +1200
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Oh Crumbs! I've done it this time - Don't you just love it when you see a stupid
spelling mistake you have made!! For "Crumb" read Crum!!
> I was born in New Lynn (1941) and have just spoken to my father - (83) Crum
> Brick Co was sold to Amalgamated Brick & Pipe by Crum (Snr) with the proviso
> that he did not start up again within a radius of ?? he didn't, but Crumb
> Brick & Tile was started up approx. 1 mile away under the name of his sons.
> Murray H H Reid wrote:
> > My grandfather ( Hugh Sargeant BARRETT) moved to Auckland from Ashburton,
> > freshly married in 1908, to take up a position as an Engineer with this
> > company which was later to become "Crown Lynn" and part of the Ceramco
> > Group.
> > Has there been a published history of this part of West Aucklands history
> > and am I likely to track down any personnel records?
> > Murray Reid
> > Howick