Aitken, John Guthrie Wood, 1849-1921

Merchant, mayor, politician, churchman. Wellington businessman and Mayor between 1900 and 1904. Member of the House of Representatives for the City of Wellington (1902-1905) and Wellington East (1905-1908). Partner in the mercantile firm Aitken, Wilson and Company, with George Wilson. For further details see DNZB (Vol 3, 1901-1920, p6-7, A8)

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Date: [1900-1937] From: Field, William Hughes, 1861-1944 : Papers Ref: fMS-Papers-6904-13 Description: Deeds, leases, transfers, life insurance policy and other legal documents including a grant of a right to connect with Railway waterservice at Waikanae betwe...
Portrait of Hon J G W Aitken
Date: [ca 1902] From: St John's Church (Willis Street, Wellington) :Photographs of church personalities and activities By: St. John's in the City (Church : Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: PAColl-D-0149 Description: Studio portrait of Hon J G W Aitken, first layman moderator, St John's Church, Willis Street, Wellington, early 1900s. Photographer unidentified. This copy ...
Date: 1899 Ref: PAColl-D-0678 Description: All names indexed in Name Field except one where name had fallen off Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Names Quantity: 41 b&w original photographic pri...
Group photograph of members of St John's Church, Willis Street - Taken by Wickens & Co
Date: [ca 1900s] From: St John's Church (Willis Street, Wellington) :Photographs of church personalities and activities By: St. John's in the City (Church : Wellington, N.Z.); Wickens & Company Ref: PAColl-D-0147 Description: Group photograph of members of St John's Church, possibly the Management Committe with the minister (thought to be an interim moderator between Rev Blanchard...
Date: 1900 - 1939 Ref: Eph-A-LOCAL-Wellington-1900/1939 Description: Includes cards and fliers for the following candidates: 1906: Harold Beachamp 1908: A R Atkinson 1909: F M B Fisher (photograph); Robert Fletcher; James Dyke...
Date: 1917 By: Empire Service League Ref: Eph-B-ASSOCIATION-ESL-1917-01 Description: Flyer shows the names of the officers of the League: Hon J G W Aitken (president), Captain de R Barclay (hon secretary), James Macintosh (hon treasurer), Per...
New Zealand Times :Wellington mayoralty 1908. They're off! The finish. Hon T Hislop, 9192 [and] J G W Aitken, 5549 / E F Hiscocks. Supplement to the New Zealand Times; the people's paper. Brisk, bright, breezy. The time to advertise - now! [1908].
Date: 1908 By: New Zealand times (Wellington, N.Z. : 1874); Hiscocks, Eceldowne Frederick, 1879-; Carty, Suzanne, active 1990s Ref: Eph-D-LOCAL-Wellington-1908-01 Description: Shows two scenes from the Wellington Mayoralty elections, treated as a running race. Issued as a supplement to the newspaper. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mech...
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Date: 1902 From: St John's Church (Willis Street, Wellington) :Photographs of church personalities and activities By: St. John's in the City (Church : Wellington, N.Z.); Fisher, Mr, active 1902 Ref: PAColl-D-0137 Description: Group photograph of members of the St John's Association Football Club, winners of the Senior Championship in 1902. taken by Fisher of Manners Street, Welli...
Date: 1903 From: St John's Church (Willis Street, Wellington) :Photographs of church personalities and activities By: St. John's in the City (Church : Wellington, N.Z.); Isaacs, Jacob Nathan, 1877-1962 Ref: PAColl-D-0139 Description: Group photograph of members of the St John's Association Football Club, winners of the Senior League Championship and Charity Cup in 1903. Taken by J N Isaac...
Date: 1903 From: St John's Church (Willis Street, Wellington) :Photographs of church personalities and activities By: St. John's in the City (Church : Wellington, N.Z.); Isaacs, Jacob Nathan, 1877-1962 Ref: PAColl-D-0142 Description: Group photograph of members of the St John's Association Football Club, winners of the Senior League Championship and Charity Cup in 1903. Taken by J N Isaac...
Date: 1920 By: Muir and MacKinlay (Firm) Ref: PAColl-D-0822 Description: Group photograph of members of the Legislative Council taken on the steps of the General Assembly Library in 1920 by Muir & MacKinlay All names indexed in Na...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Celebrities overlooked. Another injustice to the empire city. So many distiguished citizens, and not a single title sent this way. 1901
Date: 1901 By: Hiscocks, Eceldowne Frederick, 1879-; Simkin, Kate L, active 1930s-1950s Ref: A-130-012 Description: Caricatures, with captions, of prominent Wellington citizens, overlooked in the 1901 honours list. The include (top left) 'The father of Wellington' (John P...
Bowring, Walter Armiger 1874-1931 :Mr John G. W. Aitken Mayor of Wellington and Chairman of the Wellington Patriotic Fund Meeting / W. A. Bowring 1900. - [Christchurch ; Christchurch Press Co Ltd., 1900]. Press portraits no. 22.
Date: 1900 By: Bowring, Walter Armiger, 1874-1931; Christchurch Press Company Ltd; Cameron, Mary Jessep, 1922-2010 Ref: B-094-024 Description: Caricature and full-length portrait of a short stout man in a suit, standing in front of a large pile of coins and notes, surmounted by a flag inscribed Patr...
Date: [between 1900-1904] From: Tait, Ethna Bessie J, fl 1960 :Photographs of early Wellington By: Herrmann, Louisa Marian, 1864-1955 Ref: PAColl-D-0021 Description: Group photograph of the mayor, J G W Aitken, and councillors taken in chambers during a meeting of the Council, by Louisa M Herrmann ca early 1900s Inscript...
[Bock, William R], 1847-1932 :Your children have grown up among us ... Signed on behalf of the citizens of Wellington, New Zealand, this 31st day of October, 1903. John G H Aitken (Mayor), Jno R Palmer (Town Clerk) [Address to the Countess of Ranfurly from the Citizens of Wellington. October 31st, 1903. Final page]. 1903.
Date: 1903 From: Ranfurly family: Collection By: Bock, William Rose, 1847-1932 Ref: E-567-f-003 Description: An arrangement of ornate text inside a decorative art nouveau border. Showing the red seal of the Corporation of Wellington. Also signed by James Prendergast...
Date: 1906 From: [Ephemera up to quarto size, relating to business enterprises, firms and companies] Ref: Eph-B-COMPANY-1906-01 Description: The report to shareholders was published in London on 15 November 1906, signed by the secretary William S Hogg. The front page shows the names of the British...
Date: [1900-1974] From: St John's Church (Willis Street, Wellington) : Records Ref: 82-230-36/4 Description: Comprises `Souvenir Knox College, Dunedin, NZ' (ca 1924) for the St John's Young Men's Bible Class, Wellington; clippings; clipping and report on the memoria...
Date: June 1900 By: Worsley, Charles Nathaniel, 1862-1923 Ref: PA1-o-243 Description: Album of photographs of an illuminated address presented to the Duke of Cornwall by the Mayor and councillors of Wellington, on his visit to New Zealand in J...
Date: Jan 1892 From: Hall, John (Sir), 1824-1907 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1784-183 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: Piece-level list available.
Date: 1873-1910 From: Fisher family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0103-01 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: See inventory for piece-level description of contents.