Rodney and Alison were in Palmerston North for a art exhibition for his aunt Corries art work when Rodney fell ill and was taken to Palmerston North Hospital. He was diagnosed with Leukemia and flown straight to Auckland Hospital for treatment. This was about October/November of 2013. Initially, Rodney was not given long to live, […]
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While working at Matapihi, Rodney got engaged to Alison Binns, but it wasn’t until about 3 months after they he was working in Tokoroa, that they got married. They were married 26th July 1958, and share the same wedding anniversary as Rodney’s Grandparents. Alison and Rodney stayed in Tokoroa for about 2 and a half […]
Taken from Rodney’s Life story Rodney was born in Masterton, his father, Ronald, farmed on one half of the 450 acre “Matapihi” block on Blackrock Road. The family them moved to Rangitumau in 1939 to a 320 acre block owned by Rodney’s Grandfather, Walter. Rodney started school in 1940 attending only half a day for […]
Rodney was born 4th February 1935 to Ronald Stewart Cameron and Kathleen Janet Thomson in Masterton. Rodney was the oldest of 4 siblings; Janet, born 1938 Sally Aileen, born 1940 Margaret Anne, born 1944 Rodney married Beatrix Alison Binns on the 26th July 1958 at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Levin. Alison and Rodney had […]
Photo of my Grandfather outside Achnacarry Castle, home of Lochiel, Clan Chief of Clan Cameron. Photo was taken sometime in the 1980s, I will update the date when I find it.