Ballance, John (Hon), 1839-1893

Newspaper proprietor and editor, politician, premier. Born in Northern Ireland and came to New Zealand in 1865. Founded 'Wanganui Herald' in 1867. Liberal Member of Parliament for Rangitikei 1875-1879, and for Wanganui 1879-1881 and 1884-1893. Prime Minister 1891-1893. Married Fanny Taylor who died in 1868. In 1870, he married Ellen Anderson, second daughter of David Anderson, merchant of Wellington. In 1886 they adopted Ellen's niece, Florence Anderson, whom they rechristened Kathleen. (See DNZB / Scholefield pp 32-36, and DNZB (Vol 2, 1870-1900, p23)

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Date: 1888-1893 From: Alexander Turnbull Library : Miscellaneous items transferred from Printed Collections By: Vine, John Richard Somers (Sir), 1847-1929 Ref: MSY-5962 Description: Reports by Sir Somers of his missions to Australasia (including New Zealand), Canada and the West Indies in 1889, further reports, plans of the institute's r...
Zachariah, Joseph 1867-1965: Crowd outside Parliament Buildings, Wellington, celebrating Dominion Day
Date: Thursday 26 September 1907 By: Muir, R J (Mrs), active 1965; Zachariah, Joseph, 1867-1965 Ref: 1/2-153019-F Description: Crowd outside Parliament Buildings, Wellington, celebrating Dominion Day on Thursday 26 September 1907. There are flags draped across the roof and also a l...
John Ballance
Date: ca 1870 From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/4-004595-G Description: John Ballance, circa 1870, photographed by William James Harding of Wanganui. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative
Date: [ca 1895-1932] From: Daroux, Louis John, 1870-1948 :Photographs of New Zealand and the Pacific By: Manning, Charles Henry, 1848-1895; Taylor, T E, active 1899 Ref: PAColl-8788-2 Description: Photographs taken and collected by Louis John Daroux, between 1890s-1930s. This set includes Wellington street scenes and city views, circa 1900s; photograph...
Blomfield, William 1866-1938 :The downfall of Sir Harry. The Observer and free lance, 20 December 1890.
Date: 1890 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Ref: J-056-002 Description: Prime Minister Harry Atkinson sinks beneath the waves as the Liberal Ministry wanes, weighed down by rocks tied to his feet named Civil Service, Jobbery, Ext...
Date: ca 1880s From: Creator of collection unknown :Contact prints from 10x12 negatives of scenes in the Wairarapa, Manawatu-Wanganui and Taranaki regions By: Winzenberg, Albert Edward, 1865-1931; Collis, William Andrews, 1853-1920 Ref: PAColl-3722-2 Description: Arrangement: In order by copy negative number - 1/2-11719-F to 1/2-11799-F (some missing). Quantity: 58 b&w original photographic print(s) in one box. Prov...
Date: Jan-Jun 1885 From: Rolleston, William, 1831-1903 : Papers Ref: 77-248-07/1 Description: Identified correspondents entered in the Name field Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Kingitanga papers
Date: 1860-1929 From: Ramsden, George Eric Oakes, 1898-1962 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0196-387/7 Description: Contains papers about the Kingitanga and the Tariao cult, explaining the origin, theology and activities of the cult, and the place of King Tawhiao in the be...
Date: ca1890-ca1906 Ref: PAColl-5704 Description: A group of people near the boat store on Enderby Island about 1900; John Ballance and others unveiling a monument to the Liberal MP for Timaru, Richard Turn...
Date: 1869-1953 From: Roydhouse, Garth Sutherland 1912-1981 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-2470-14 Description: Material includes an account of Jonfrumism (a cargo cult) in New Hebrides on the eve of World War 2, a review by Roydhouse of royal tours to New Zealand prio...
Date: May-Jul 1891 From: Atkinson, Harry Albert (Sir), 1831-1892 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0091-031 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: Piece-level inventory available.
From: McIvor, Tim :Photographs of Anna and Robert Stout, Ann Finnimore, Ellen Ballance, Kathleen Ballance, and a Wickstead Street house Ref: PAColl-1082 Description: Photograph of his birthplace, portrait at 14 years, unveiling of memorial Quantity: 3 photocopy/ies in one envelope.
Date: ca 1970s From: McIvor, Tim :Photographs of Anna and Robert Stout, Ann Finnimore, Ellen Ballance, Kathleen Ballance, and a Wickstead Street house By: Bates, Arthur Palmer, 1926-2002 Ref: PAColl-1157 Description: Ballances lived in this house from ca1871 to 1883 when they moved to The Knotts Quantity: 1 colour original photographic print(s). Physical Description: 10...
Date: 1868 From: Harding, William James 1826-1899 :W. J. Harding. [Wellington], Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of Kodak New Zealand Limited, 1984. (Imagers of a new land, series 3). By: Harding, William James, 1826-1899; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Kodak New Zealand Ltd; Sullivan, John Paul, 1948-; Brake, Brian, 1927-1988 Ref: C-106-016-a Description: Shows a line of 9 men in front of Evening Herald building. A ladder leans against the building at left, and posters in the window advertise the imminent arri...
John Ballance
Date: 1875-1889 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Martin, Alfred, 1846?-1906 Ref: 1/2-070344-G Description: Seated portrait of John Ballance. Taken by Alfred Martin, probably in the Wanganui area between 1875 and 1889. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Group outside the Evening Herald office in Campbell Place, Wanganui
Date: [ca 1870] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/1-000140-G Description: Group outside the Evening Herald office in Campbell Place, Wanganui, circa 1870. John Ballance is 4th from the left. Photograph taken by William James Hardin...
Palmer, Charles, 1841?-1928 :[Sir George Grey and his Cabinet. 1877] C. Palmer delt.
Date: 1877 By: Palmer, Charles, 1841?-1928; Stout, Agnes Isobel, 1891-1971 Ref: A-051-009 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Premier Sir George Grey in the centre, with, clockwise from top right, Hon. J. Sheehan, Native Minister, Hon. Robert Stout, A...
Date: 19 Feb 1892 By: Ballance, John (Hon), 1839-1893 Ref: MS-2198 Description: Letter is marked confidential, and is written in another hand, but signed by Vogel. Concerns New Zealand financial matters in London. Source of title - Supp...
Date: 1868 From: Harding, William James 1826-1899 :W. J. Harding. [Wellington], Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of Kodak New Zealand Limited, 1984. (Imagers of a new land, series 3). By: Harding, William James, 1826-1899; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Kodak New Zealand Ltd; Sullivan, John Paul, 1948-; Brake, Brian, 1927-1988 Ref: C-106-016 Description: Shows a line of 9 men in front of Evening Herald building. A ladder leans against the building at left, and posters in the window advertise the imminent arri...
Prime minister, John Ballance funeral procession, leaving the Victoria Avenue church in Wanganui district.
Date: April 1893 From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/1-000064-G Description: Photograph taken by the studio of William James Harding, Whanganui.John Ballance died in Wellington on the 27th April 1893. He was buried in Whanganui 3 days...