Wakefield, William Hayward, 1801-1848

Colonel Wakefield. Professional soldier. Brother of Edward Gibbon Wakefield. Principal Agent for the New Zealand Company. Arrived in Wellington 1839, purchased land and was responsible for the interim government of that settlement. Also supervised the Company's settlements at Nelson, Wanganui and Taranaki and started negotiations for the settlement at Otago. Married Emily Eliza Sidney who died 1827; their daughter, Emily Charlotte, married Edward William Stafford 1819-1901. His year of birth is often incorrectly given as 1803 (information from Philip Temple)

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Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm); New Zealand Press Agency; Squires, Francis Westbrooke, 1908-2002 Ref: G-822-2 Description: A panoramic view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, showing named houses, businesses, pa and ships, drawn from on board the ship L...
Date: 1841 By: Hilliard, George Richard, 1801-1881 Ref: C-012-005 Description: Detailed drawing showing position of houses and inscribed l to r Guyton, Native Pah, jetty [i.e. Barney Rhodes' jetty], Lyons & Co., Captn Rhodes, Brown's In...
Clayton, Matthew Thomas, 1831-1922 :Settlement of Wellington by the New Zealand Company. Historical gathering of pioneer ships in Port Nicholson, March 8, 1840, as described by E J Wakefield. Wilson & Horton chromolith. Mt Clayton [delt.] ; Auckland, Wilson & Horton, 1899
Date: 1840 By: Clayton, Matthew Thomas, 1831-1922; Auckland weekly news (Newspaper) Ref: C-033-005 Description: Among the ships shown are the Glenbervie, Adelaide and Tory, with Maori paddling a canoe with Colonel William Wakefield as passenger. Supplement to: Aucklan...
Date: 1784-1854 Ref: Micro-MS-0927-01 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875 Ref: G-612-1 Description: The centre section of a three-part view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, drawn from on board the ship London. Shows part of the ...
Date: 1826 By: Wakefield, William Hayward, 1801-1848 Ref: fMS-Papers-5745 Description: Comprises photocopies of entry from register of marriages in the House of His Britannic Majesty's Ambassador in the court of France, copy of entry and other ...
Date: 27 Jan 1848 By: Hickson, William, 1810-1885 Ref: MS-Papers-3432 Description: Letter concerns William Swainson's support of the letter land purchasers sent to the New Zealand Company Quantity: 1 folder(s) (2 pages). 0.01 Linear Metres...
Date: 1816-1826 From: Wakefield family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9512-34 Description: Includes papers on prices, modes of estimation, history of borough of Bletchingley. Correspondents include Lord Petre, Lord Beauchamp, Richard Arkwright, Joh...
Date: 1814-1826 From: Wakefield family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9512-04 Description: Letters on various topics; include letter from William Oxley at Holborn, London, to William Fry concerning Fry's wish to establish a home for people who have...
Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). [right-hand portion].
Date: 1842 By: Day & Haghe (Firm); Smith, Elder & Company; Smith, William Mein, 1799-1869 Ref: PUBL-0011-16-3 Description: Right-hand third of full panorama from Thorndon to Te Aro. Main features named. Shows Maori group sitting near flagpole at left, smoking long pipes, other Ma...