Churton, Henry, 1810-1887

An early New Zealand Company settler in Wanganui, where he owned at least two houses by 1841. Arrived New Zealand in 1840. Brother of Rev J F Churton (1797-1853). Author of 'Letters from Wanganui, New Zealand' (see NZ National Bibliography). Established Churton's College for Māori girls at Arahomo, near Wanganui in June 1880.

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Date: 1855-1866 From: Levin & Company Ltd : Records Ref: MS-Papers-1347-6/4/3 Description: Correspondents include: John Gibson Brown, 1857; Amos Burr, 1865; J W Callcott, 1857-1858; Thomas Carter, 1857; H Churton, 1858; S Cimino, 1858; Hugh Cleland...
Date: 1854-1865, nd From: Mantell family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0083-259 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: See inventory for description of contents.
Churton's College, Aramoho, near Wanganui
Date: [ca. 1880] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/1-000132-G Description: Shows two men standing in front of the school for Maori girls, Churton's College, erected at Aramoho, near Whanganui. Photograph taken by the studio of Willi...
Churton's College, Aramoho, Wanganui district
Date: [between 1880-1889] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/2-008356-G Description: Shows horse standing in front of Churton's College for Maori girls at Aramoho, near Whanganui. Photograph taken by the studio of William James Harding; proba...
Churton's College at Aramoho, near Whanganui
Date: [between 1880-1889] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/4-017192-G Description: Shows two men standing in front of Churton's College, a school for Māori girls built at Aramoho, near Whanganui, by Henry Churton, in 1880. Photograph taken...
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Date: 1847-1875 From: McLean, Donald (Sir), 1820-1877 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0032-0214 Description: Correspondents include: Alexander Chaplin & Co (Cranston Hill Engine Works, Glasgow) to John T Stewart re locomotives, 1871 (1 letter); Alfred Chapman, Napie...
[Smith, William Mein] 1799-1869 :The town of Petre on the Wanganui River in September 1841. Day & Haghe. [London, Smith, Elder 1845]
Date: 1841 From: Wakefield, Edward Jerningham 1820-1879 :Illustrations to "Adventure in New Zealand". Lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed, Miss King, Mrs Fox, Mr John Saxton, Mr Charles Heaphy, Mr S. C. Brees and Captain W. Mein Smith. London, Smith Elder & Co, 1845. By: Smith, William Mein, 1799-1869 Ref: PUBL-0011-05 Description: A general and close-up view of the new settlement of Petre or Wanganui (also known as Whanganui) just after its establishment. The thatched roofing of a hou...