Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903

Travers, W T L, 1819-1903

Lawyer, magistrate, politician, explorer, naturalist, photographer. Born Ireland. Arrived in Nelson, New Zealand in November 1849. Practised law and was a member of the House of Representatives several times. Captain of the NZ Militia in 1869. Mt Travers, and the Travers Range in the upper Waiau Valley, Marlborough, are named for him. He was a founder of the New Zealand Institute. He was also an artist, known for his botanical drawings; he exhibited work at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, 1889-1890. See DNZB (Vol 1, 1769-1869, p547-548)

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Date: 1870-1890 From: Saxby, Stephen Hector, 1907- :Photograph albums By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Edmund Wheeler & Son (Firm); Hart, Campbell & Company; Lock, Henry Thomas, active 1885-1910?; Ring, James, 1856-1939; Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PA1-q-213 Description: Album of photographs of New Zealand and Pacific scenes, compiled ca 1870s-1880s. Includes views of Nelson. Bridge over the Waiau River near Hanmer. Hutt ...
Forest, Porirua Road, Wellington
Date: ca 1865 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-05 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Print 180 x 237 mm (vignetted) on mount 275 x 332 mm
Belmont Hill Forest
Date: 1870 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-29 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Print 180 x 235 mm (vignetted) on mount 275 x 332 mm
Forest on Porirua Road, Wellington
Date: [ca 1865] From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-13 Description: Forest on Porirua Road, Wellington, taken ca 1870 by W T L Travers. This photograph was formerly identified as being Ngauranga Gorge Quantity: 1 b&w origin...
Belmont Hill road, Lower Hutt
Date: ca 1870 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-17 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Print 180 x 234 mm (vignetted) on mount 275 x 332 mm
Bridge on Porirua Road at Glenside, Wellington
Date: 1870 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-24 Description: Bridge on the Old Porirua Road near Glenside, Wellington, looking south. A cart is on the bridge. Photograph taken 1870 by W T L Travers. Quantity: 1 b&w ...
Date: mid 1870s By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PA1-q-247 Description: Travers took all the photographs in this album Photographs of New Zealand taken circa 1860s-1870s, including views of Travers' own garden, Noon's garden, Rog...
Date: [ca 1870] By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574 Description: Source of title - Title supplied by Library Quantity: 31 b&w original photographic print(s).
View in Waiau Valley
Date: ca 1865 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-19 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Print 180 x 234 mm (vignetted) on mount 275 x 332 mm
Upper Waiau, Nelson
Date: ca 1865 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-21 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Print 180 x 234 mm (vignetted) on mount 275 x 332 mm
Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :On the shores of Lake Guyon
Date: [ca 1870s] By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: 1/2-019860-F Description: Scene alongside the shores of Lake Guyon, mid 1870s. Photograph taken by William Thomas Locke Travers. Another copy of this image is PAColl-1574-01 Quantit...
Date: 1865-1870 By: Wood, Katherine Maclean, 1912-2008; Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-3136 Description: Photographs showing bush remnants in the gully in which the Karori Reservoir was built, and near the Kaiwarawara Stream Quantity: 1 b&w copy photographic pr...
Wellington & Manawatu Railway Company Ltd :Wednesday 3rd November, 1886. Lunch upon the occasion of driving the last spike at 34 miles 47 chains, on the railway, near Waikanae, by His Excellency Sir W F D Jervois, K.G.C.M.G., C.B. 1886.
Date: 1886 From: New Zealand Railways: [Ephemera relating to railways, railway trains, rail timetables, rail travel in New Zealand. 1800s] By: Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd; Simcox, Francis Selwyn, 1880-1967 Ref: Eph-A-RAIL-1886-01 Description: A menu and toast list produced for the occasion of a celebratory lunch. The toast list includes toasts by: The Premier, Mr W T L Travers, Sir Julius Vogel, M...
View in Aorere Valley, Nelson
Date: ca 1865 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-03 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Print 180 x 237 mm (vignetted) on mount 275 x 332 mm
Date: [Circa 1860s-1870s] From: Murray, H N :Photograph of Queens Wharf and an album By: Murray, Herbert Nicholas, 1899-1974; Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PA1-q-165 Description: Photographs of the Wellington area in the North Island, and in the South Island views particularly of Lake Guyon and surrounds, the Mount Travers Station, an...
Date: 1871 From: [Hodgkins, William Mathew] 1833-1898 :[Sketchbook. Southland views. 1871] By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903; Hodgkins, William Mathew, 1833-1898 Ref: E-016-6-050 Description: View across the Waiau Valley, North Canterbury, towards a mountain range Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil on 2 sketchbook pages, total ...
Part of Spenser Mountains, Ada Valley, Nelson
Date: ca 1865 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Photographs By: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 Ref: PAColl-1574-18 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Print 178 x 234 mm (vignetted) on mount 275 x 332 mm
Date: 1867-1886 From: Haast family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-0037-239 Description: Includes correspondence 1. T W Hackett to J Hector & 2. T W Hackett to J von Haast re nomenclature of Southern Alps (1967). 3. Correspondence between Buller...
Date: 1870-1876 From: Percy family : Business papers Ref: MS-Papers-0005-18 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s) (7 pieces). Finding Aids: See inventory for a fuller description of the contents of this folder.
Date: Nov-Dec 1887 From: Hall, John (Sir), 1824-1907 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1784-139 Description: Inward and outward correspondence; also includes plan of land bounded by Opawa Road, Gas Works Road, Railway and Wilson Road; and plan of the South Malvern d...