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Cecil Walkden Wood

Date of birth

28 March 1874 at Timaru

Died

1965

Parents

Charles Walkden Wood

Married

Miss Harris of Timaru, St Marys Church, Timaru

Children

One son (C W Wood Jnr)

Education

  • Dux – Lyttleton Primary School
  • Secondary Education form two
  • Christchurch tutor Messrs James Dawe LITT D and James Eyes (a registrar of the Supreme Court)

Honours

  • Member Royal Automobile Club of England
  • JP
  • Built first motor vehicle in New Zealand in 1896

Positions Held

  • Apprentice Tourist Cycle Works Christchurch 1892
  • Own business Timaru Cycle Repairs and building motor cycles 1895
  • Foundation Member First Association of Motor Cars in South Canterbury 1903
  • Past President Motor Trade Association of New Zealand
  • President South Canterbury Employers Association
  • Past President Timaru Bowling Club
  • Past President North End Golf Club

Publish Date: 28 Mar 2014