Wilson, Peter (Dr), 1791-1863

Born in Dunbar, Scotland; son of Grieve Wilson and Christiana Ronaldson. Married Helen Simpson. Arrived in Wellington on 'Slains Castle' in 1841, and settled in New Plymouth in 1847. One of the founders of the Taranaki Book Club. See Dictionary of New Zealand Biography / Scholefield Volume 2 pp 524-525. For fuller details see `Lakes District of Wanganui' by Marie White, 1997, pp 25-26.

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Date: 1840 - 1850 By: Wilson, Helen Ann, 1793?-1871 Ref: A-036-009 Description: View from the hill behind the house of Dr Peter and Mrs Helen Wilson, looking at the back of their house, their front garden, with a cart tilted down, the Wh...
Date: 1845-1871 By: Wilson family Ref: MS-Papers-1712 Description: Letters to Sir Donald McLean from Dr Peter Wilson and his wife, Helen Wilson, from Wanganui, 1845-1847 and from New Plymouth, 1847-1871. Letters discuss dom...
Date: 9 Apr 1842 (1842) By: Wilson, Peter (Dr), 1791-1863 Ref: MS-Papers-2339 Description: Mentions agreement of Putiki chiefs to sell their land and suggests that Rev John Mason was encouraging the Maori to oppose European settlement at Wanganui. ...
Date: 1857-1871 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-02 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean - comments on Fitzroy Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 1813, [ca 1870s-1930s] From: McLean family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0032-0935A Description: Letter from John McLean to Dr Peter Wilson, 1813 (some of the contents in Latin); declaration made by R D D Maclean against the Home Rule Bill, Ireland; rul...
Date: 8, 9 Nov 1846 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-05 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean concerning situation with Maori. Plans for a stockade and a feast for native chiefs. Mention of New Zealand Coy. ...
Date: Jul 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-11 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean re prospect of settling in Nelson; Maori matters. 1 odd leaf. no sig. Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 1840-1841 By: Wilson, Peter (Dr), 1791-1863 Ref: MS-Papers-5304 Description: The journal begins on embarkation day, 24 Sep 1840, partly as a diary and partly as a journal, with considerable detail about passengers, the course of the v...
Date: 9 Nov 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-15 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean concerning plans for journey by land; mention of overland post from Wellington to Wanganui and Missionaries. Quan...
Date: 4 Jan 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-06 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean concerning goatskins Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 29 May 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-10 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean concerning attack by Maori, analysis of situation between settlers, church authorities and government Quantity: 1...
Date: 11 Feb 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-07 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean concerning trade, Maori, fortifications, British politics and Rev Taylor. Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 6 Jun 1852 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-19 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean - Mechanics Institute. Land problems Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 22 Oct 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-14 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean concerning ships, goods and chattels Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 15 Apr 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-09 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean? Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 21 Nov 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-17 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean concerning lack of food for Maori Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: [1800s] From: Milligan, Robert Roy Douglas, 1893-1962 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0220-22 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1 Nov 1857 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-2-01 Description: Letters from H A Wilson to Sir Donald McLean re family news; P Wilson's resignation of post as Coroner. Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 22 Mar 1847 From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-08 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean - fortifications complete Quantity: 1 piece.
Date: 1 Dec 1847? From: Wilson family : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1712-1-18 Description: Letters from P Wilson to Sir Donald McLean Quantity: 1 piece.