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Grindstone

Donated by Mrs Eileen Hounslow nee Chitty
Accession No. 131

Grindstones were used for sharpening knives, axes and other tools. Purchased in 1867, this grindstone’s original owner was Sgt. Charles Chitty of the 3rd Waikato Militia, which established the original settlement of Cambridge.