Eltham & District Historical Society Information flyer
Hutt Valley Last updated: 19 April 2017
Various resource files covering aspects of Hutt Valley History.
Opunake Last updated: 22 March 2016
A webpage with images, historical information and an 1865-1867 Roll listing people who spent time at Opunake during the period.
Wainuiomata Last updated: 28 January 2017
John Morrison (1824-1911) Last updated: 06 May 2015
As New Zealand Government Agent in London from 1858-1875 John provided services to central government and provincial councils. This included financial advice and the shipment of a great variety of materials and people to New Zealand. His correspondence is voluminous.
1863-1864 Maori Chief's Visit to England and Queen Victoria Last updated: 20 Mar 2015
"A project that has been described as a speculation, an idealistic dream, a confidence trick, a peace mission, an educational tour..." [Hariru Wikitoria by Brian Mackrell p15].
New Zealand Company Ship 'London' Last updated: 04 Feb 2015
William Jenkins and his wife Catherine Jane (nee Mewis) and their two children were on the 1842 voyage to Wellington. Both children, John Wesley Jenkins and Jane Tutin Jenkins, died at sea. This document contains references to this ship from 1832 to 1870. The final fate of this vessel is at present unknown by this researcher.
Inchinnan 1856, London 1842, Douglas 1874, RMS Rangitata 1953, RMS Otranto 1954
Ships mentioned in the NZ Genealogist 1970-2015