John Ballantyne

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J. Ballantyne and Co Ltd

John Ballantyne was the owner and founder of J. Ballantyne and Co Ltd. - the company which owns several substantial businesses and Ballantynes stores in Christchurch and Timaru.

John Ballantyne was a liberal behind-the-scenes contributor to numerous charities including the Durham Street Methodist Church where he was also a Trustee, Circuit Steward, Bible Class and Sunday School Teacher.