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James Temple Fisher
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Original information:
James Temple Fisher (1828-1905) migrated to Canterbury when he was 26 with his wife, Harriet* (23), and brother, Stephen Fisher (1818-1897).

James, who was a midshipman for the Royal Navy, first settled with his wife on a property next to his brother’s (RS49) in the Beckenham area.

James Temple was an active member of local bodies, of the Canterbury Provincial Council (1870-1876, Heathcote) and of Parliament.

In 1900, James Temple and his wife were living in Colombo Street.