McKenzie, Thomas Wilmor, 1827-1911

McKenzie, Thomas Wilmer, 1827-1911

Born in London, and went with his parents to Newfoundland, but then on death of father, returned to England. Came to New Zealand with his mother in 1839 in the 'Adelaide'. Apprenticed to Samuel Revans, and helped to produce the first numbers of the 'NZ Gazette'. Formed a boating club which later became the Wellington Rowing Club. Started the 'Wellington Independent' newspaper, with W E Vincent, George Fellingham, and James Muir. Died 2 Mar 1911 aged 85. Buried in Sydney Street Cemetery, Wellington with his wife Leah (d 1898).

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Date: 1890-1910 By: McKenzie, Thomas Wilmor, 1827-1911; Morris, J, active 1974 Ref: PA-Group-00379 Description: Photographs associated with Thomas Wilmor Mckenzie Source of title - Title supplied by Library Arrangement: Negatives accessioned at G 22385 1/1 - G 22417 ...
From: Alington, Margaret Hilda, 1920-2012 : Bolton Street Cemetery transcripts, notes and papers / compiled by Margaret Alington and others Ref: MS-Papers-2260-050 Description: Surnames on headstones: McKenzie; McKinstry; McLachlan; McLaggan; McLennan; McMillan; McMurtrie; Maginnity; Magniac; Mainwaring; Maitland; Major. Names of mo...
Date: 1911 By: Low, David Alexander Cecil (Sir), 1891-1963 Ref: C-047-006 Description: Vignettes referring to current events. Kitchener and Asquith in conversation about Asquith not knowing what to do with Kitchener, who suggests 'Couldn't we ...
Date: [Between 1906 to 1911] By: Stewart, W, active 1900s; Eltham Historical Society Ref: 1/2-199729-F Description: Photograph of members of the Ward Ministry standing on the steps of the General Assembly Library, Wellington, taken between 1906 and 1911 by W Stewart. Sour...
Date: 21 Jun 1902 From: Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0057-058 Description: Information about New Zealand Times Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: See inventory for full description of contents of this folder.
Lyon & Blair :Vote for Sam Brown! We'll run him in. Wellington [1885
Date: 1885 By: Lyon & Blair Ltd Ref: B-034-024 Description: Cartoon associated with candidates for Wellington mayoral election of 1885 and showing Samuel Brown in the centre, and with him J Dransfield, and either A W ...
Thomas Wilmor McKenzie's funeral procession
Date: 2 March 1911 From: Tahiwi, Mairatea, 1908-1997 :Photographs of Ruhia, daughter-in-law of Rira Porutu, and the funeral procession of Thomas Wilmor McKenzie Ref: PAColl-5345-2 Description: Thomas Wilmor McKenzie's funeral procession outside St John's Church, Dixon Street, Wellington, taken 2 March 1911 by an unidentified photographer. Shows the...
The McKenzie family grave, plot 8.O, Sydney Street Cemetery.
Date: [Between 1965 and 1969] From: Shotter, P J E :Negatives and albums (with index) of graves in the Bolton Street and Sydney Street cemeteries, Wellington Ref: 35mm-25550-32-F Description: The grave of the McKenzie family at plot 8.O, Sydney Street Cemetery. It was photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter, prior to its ...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1910 :Oh, listen to the band; the new concert party at Parliament House. [1912].
Date: 1912 By: Hiscocks, Eceldowne Frederick, 1879-; Pomare, Louise, active 1971-2016 Ref: A-130-014 Description: Shows Premier William Massey reading or singing "My policy" while his band of politicians plays drums, wind and string instruments. At the top left, the ex-F...
Date: 1892-1929 By: Gordon, William Francis Robert, 1846-1936 Ref: MS-Papers-0324 Description: Two letters from William Fox, 1908; one from S Percy Smith, 1898; one from Thomas McKenzie on song for NZ Emigrants by poet Thomas Campbell, 1892; and three...
Grand reform banquet. Demonstration in favour of the immediate establishment of representative institutions in this colony, to be held at the Britannia Saloon, on Thursday, the 1st March, 1849.
Date: 1849 By: Wellington independent (Newspaper) Ref: Eph-C-POLITICS-1849-01 Description: Chairman John Dorset. Vice Chairmen listed: Major Baker, J.P; Kenneth Bethune, Esq.; J Boddington, esq.; Captain E Daniell, J.P.; J. Johnston, esq.; James K...
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Date: [ca 1840-1951] By: McKenzie family Ref: MS-Papers-1357 Description: Largely papers of Thomas Wilmor McKenzie who came to New Zealand on the `Adelaide' in 1840; a founder of the `Wellington Independent'; reminiscences, notes o...
Members of the Ward Ministry standing on the steps of the General Assembly Library, Wellington - Photograph taken by W Stewart
Date: [Between 1906 to 1911] From: Matheson, Duncan Ian [i.e. Donald Ian] :Photographs of Parliament Buildings and related subjects By: Stewart, W, active 1900s Ref: PAColl-5669-07 Description: Photograph of members of the Ward Ministry standing on the steps of the General Assembly Library, Wellington, taken between 1906 and 1911 by W Stewart of Wel...
Thomas Wilmor McKenzie
Date: [ca 1890s] From: A H & A W Reed: Photographs of eminent New Zealand men used in publications Ref: 1/4-014953-F Description: Thomas Wilmor McKenzie. Photographic copy from a published item printed by McKee and Gamble, probably the The Cyclopedia of New Zealand (published in six vol...
Date: 1843, 1870 From: Dominion Museum : Historical material Ref: MSI-Papers-6073-2 Description: Includes facsimilie of letter of condolence by the inhabitants of Wellington to the people of Nelson re the Wairau affray; and Northern Assurance Company pol...