William Borrett MacINTOSH

Date of Birth: 
26 Aug 1874
Date of Death: 
17 Oct 1963

William was born at Christchurch.

He married Susannah Taylor (born at Christchurch in 1874) at Christchurch in 1899.

They had two daughters & one son.

One son-in-law, Oswald Hogg, served in the Navy in WW2.

William started as a coachbuilder in Christchurch before moving to Levin by 1900. He owned a business in Levin until around 1920 when he moved to Auckland. His business included motor body-building, spring making, painting & upholstery plus boatbuilding. The first motor launch ever placed on Horowhenua Lake was owned & built by William.

He also signed the 1905 Levin township petition & was included in the unofficial census of 1905.

His son, Frank, opened Empire Garage in Oxford St, before moving to the Coromandel. in 1936.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
William Borrett MacIntosh, James MacIntosh, Mary Harwood, Susannah Jane (Susan) Taylor, William Taylor, Jane Deal, Frank Andrew MacIntosh, Annie Honore, Minnie Jane Fraser, Jessie MacIntosh, John Charles Gower, Jean May MacIntosh, Oswald Benson Hogg, Harold Joseph Buckton, Anita Brisler, Anita Butler.