For Cust’s Sake
Paperback | English
For Cust’s Sake covers the history of Cust and Bennetts, Carleton, Eyrewell, Horrellville, Springbank, Stoke, Summerhill and West Eyreton in North Canterbury, from the Moa hunter period to the sheep stations of the 1850s and the modern lifestyle blocks of today.
The author, Peter Savage, of Cust, has tried to let the people of the day speak through the written accounts of their time. The book is generously illustrated with sketches, photographs and maps, and readers will find a wealth of data on flourmill charges, shop inventories, railway fares and timetables, road freight charges, grain production and employment.