Cory-Wright, Silston, 1888-1976

Engineer, university lecturer, soldier, company director. Served as captain with New Zealand Engineers, NZEF, 1916-1919, partner in Cory-Wright & Salmon, engineers, 1920. In 1924 he married Jean Isobel (Isobel) MacLennan (d 1970). See DNZB (Vol 4, 1921-1940, p113-114, C37)

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Date: 1938, 1945 By: Andrew, Stanley Polkinghorne, 1878-1964 Ref: PAColl-7935 Description: Collection comprises: Group portrait taken at the New Zealand Electrical Traders' Federation annual conference, Wellington, 1938, by S P Andrew & Sons Group ...
Date: 1915 From: S P Andrew Ltd :Portrait negatives Ref: 1/1-015127-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1908-[ca 1928] By: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd; Cory-Wright, Ken, active 2001 Ref: PAColl-7080 Description: Photographs belonging to Silston Cory-Wright and his wife, Jean Isobel Maclennan. Most of the photographs are associated with Miss MacLennan and relate to h...
Date: 1908-1910 From: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd: Photographs By: Cory-Wright, Silston, 1888-1976 Ref: PA1-o-1018 Description: A survey camp held in 1909 at Hewel Park for engineering students from the University of Birmingham. Shows the camp, the park, and the students in groups an...
Date: 1914-1960? By: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd Ref: 83-323 Description: Personal papers of S Cory-Wright, relating to WW1 service, and papers relating to Cory-Wright and Salmond, engineers; the latter includes blueprints, corres...
Date: 1942 and 1952 From: Cory-Wright & Salmon Engineers :Photographs and negatives relating to engineering works in New Zealand By: Cory-Wright, Silston, 1888-1976; Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners (Firm) Ref: PAColl-4303 Description: Photograph of an artist's impression of Atiamuri Power Station by Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, consulting engineers, London July 11th 1952; and a view look...
Date: 1925 From: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd : Further records Ref: MS-Papers-6316-6 Description: Outward correspondence to electrical engineering firms, mainly in Great Britain and USA. Also outward correspondence to S Cory-Wright, care of the High Commi...
Date: 1976 By: Gibb, Alex, active 1987-2004 Ref: PAColl-8011 Description: Portraits of Silston Cory Wright and Cedric Salmon, founders of Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd. These portraits of Silston Cory-Wright and Cedric Salmon along wit...
Date: 1914-1960 By: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd Ref: 77-048 Description: Comprises records of the firm and includes correspondence, notes, reports, blueprints, files, publications, plans and other papers relating to the company's ...
Date: ca 1936 From: Cory-Wright & Salmon Engineers :Photographs and negatives relating to engineering works in New Zealand By: Sandell, J W O, active 1936-1937 Ref: PAColl-1344-07-01 Description: Silston Cory-Wright (1888-1976) photographed in the lounge of the Heretaunga Golf Club in 1936 or 1937 by J W O Sandell. Identified and dated from letter of...
Date: 1916-1923 From: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd : Further records Ref: MS-Papers-6316-1 Description: Soldiers' pay books for Isobel MacLennan and S Cory-Wright while they were serving in Europe during World War One; Royal Engineers field service pocket book;...
Date: 1914, 1919 By: Gibb, Alex, active 1987-2004 Ref: fMS-Papers-8060 Description: Associate member certificates for Silston Cory Wright (13 Jan 1914) and Cedric Salmon (14 Jan 1919) from the Institution of Civil Engineers Source of title ...
Date: [ca 1908-1925] From: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd : Further records Ref: MS-Papers-6316-2 Description: Military maps from First World War and miscellaneous maps of New Zealand Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Printed matter
Portrait of (L to R) Mr Salmon, Mr Cory-Wright and John Cory-Wright standing in front of visiting British Vickers Viking passenger plane G-AJJN, Whenuapai Airport, Auckland City
Date: May 1947 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-07072-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative 1/2 plate
Portrait of Mr Cory-Wright disembarking from visiting British Vickers Viking passenger plane G-AJJN, location unknown
Date: May 1947 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-07114-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative 1/2 plate