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: [ca 1800s-1900s] From: General Assembly Library : Miscellaneous manuscripts Ref: MS-Papers-10077-1 Description: Includes a typescript of ‘Journal of a journey from Nelson to the Port Cooper Plains’ (1850-1851) by Edward James Lee, and a typescript of ‘Wakapapa [sic] of...
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Church of England, Wellington [Between 1844 and 1845] Engraved by Henry Melville; drawn by S C Brees [London, 1847]
Date: 1842 - 1847 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847. By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870 Ref: PUBL-0020-08-1 Description: Shows parishioners approaching the church building in centre, along a path leading from the right foreground. The house of Colonel Wakefield is at the right ...
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...
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Panorama of Wellington, Port Nicholson, taken upon Thorndon Flat. Te Aro Flat, Wellington, from near Captain Sharpe's residence; Panorama taken from the top of Mount Victoria, Port Nicholson. Pictorial illustrations of New Zealand. [1847]. Drawn by S. C. Brees ... engraved by Henry Melville. Plate 22.
Date: 1842 - 1847 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847. By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870 Ref: PUBL-0020-22 Description: Three panoramic views of Wellington, between 1842 and 1845. The top view stretches across Thorndon Flat with Dr Evans' house on the left, a range of early ho...
Date: [Circa 1860s-1880s] By: Haweis, H, active 1920s? Ref: PA1-o-511 Description: Prints from pictures of members of the Wakefield family, chiefly made by the firm H. Haweis of St. Leonards-on-Sea, England. There are two prints of sketches...
Date: 1815-1847 [ca 1940] By: Wakefield, Arthur, 1799-1843 Ref: qMS-2098 Description: Includes one letter from Charles Obins Torlesse to his mother written after arrival at Wellington on the `Whitby' in Oct 1841 Source of title - Supplied tit...
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...
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2676 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 From: Nattrass, Luke 1803?-1875 :City of Wellington, New Zealand. 1841. [W. Richardson lithographer from a sketch by L. Nattrass. 2nd edition]. Wellington, McKee & Gamble [ca 1890] 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: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm); Barnill, J (Mrs), active 1959 Ref: G-612/613 Description: 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 Lon...
Date: 1865 From: [Warre, Henry James] 1819-1898 :[Sketchbook] By: Warre, Henry James, 1819-1898 Ref: E-294-105 Description: A close-up view of the end of a singlestorey house, with gabled roof and large windows, on a low rise, with hills behind it. The house has a circular bed of...
Date: [1970s] From: Starke, June, 1923-2006 : Research papers Ref: 2003-228-15 Description: Drafts of an article about Colonel William Wakefield and a flag he brought to New Zealand in 1839 which was being restored for an exhibition Quantity: 1 fol...
Date: [1841-1859] From: Bishop, John J, fl 1971-1984 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9865 Description: Letters, apparently transcribed from originals by unknown hand (see Name entries below) Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Programme of sports, Wellington, New Zealand, January 22, 1845. Anniversary fete; ... sailing match [etc. 1845]
Date: 1845 From: [Ephemera relating to sport, sporting events, combined sports. 1800s - 1929] Ref: Eph-A-SPORT-1845-01 Description: A flyer listing the events at a sports day for Wellington Anniversary Day, 22 January 1845: Anniversary fete (listing committee members Barnes, Jenkins, Watt...
Date: 1842 - 1847 By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870; Gimson, John, active 1997 Ref: A-259-033 Description: Shows parishioners approaching the church building in centre (St Pauls Church situated in Museum Street), along a path leading from the right foreground. The...
Date: 1843-1851 By: Chapman, Henry Samuel, 1803-1881 Ref: qMS-0418-0420 Description: Letters mainly to his father and aunts in England covers in detail Wellington incidents of the period, with full references to William Wakefield, Charles Bar...
Date: 1827-1845 By: Evans, George Samuel (Dr), 1800-1868 Ref: MS-Papers-10552 Description: Correspondence with his parents, 1839-1843; copy of letter to sent to Dr Johnston, agent of the New Zealand Land Company re conditions on board the "Adelaide...
Date: 1840 - 1845 By: New Zealand Company Ref: MapColl-832.4799a/[1848?]/Acc.37420 Description: Cadastral map of Wellington, from Thorndon Quay, Pipitea, to Lavaud Street, Newtown, showing numbered residential sections, reserves, a proposed canal, and n...
Date: 1842 - 1845 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847. Ref: B-049-047/049 Description: Views of Wellington between 1842 and 1845. The top view shows the house of William Wakefield (the site of the Beehive) looking up The Terrace beyond. The cen...
Date: 1842 - 1847 Ref: A-109-032/034 Description: Views of Wellington Quantity: 3 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Hand-coloured engravings on sheet 365 x 261