Pioneer life - New Zealand - Canterbury Region

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Date: Dec 2000 By: Abrahamson, Jenny, 1944- Ref: MSX-6751 Description: An account of the descendants and ancestors of Cyrus Davie and his wife, Emma Mortimer, who came from England to New Zealand in the 1850s; notes by Abrahamso...
Date: 1866-1872 By: Shaw, Charles Reginald, 1829-1906 Ref: MS-Papers-3803 Description: Shaw's diary covers the period 10 Dec 1866 to 5 August 1872. The brief daily entries describe the land he surveyed (the number of acres and the owner), and h...
Date: 1866 By: Stoddart, Mark Pringle, 1819-1885 Ref: qMS-1897 Description: Reminiscences of voyage from Australia to Lyttelton on the vessel "Australasia" in 1850 and travel in the Canterbury Region with E M Templer. Source of titl...
Date: 1850-1880 By: Stanley, John, 1827?-1891 Ref: qMS-1863 Description: Letters written from the ship `Randolph', 1850, from Lyttelton, and `Broadway' farm Papanui, dealing with aspects of pioneer life in New Zealand, with partic...
Photograph of engraving from Illustrated London News showing a sketch on board the Randolph emigrant ship
Date: 9 April 1853 From: Making New Zealand :Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: MNZ-0094-1/4-F Description: An engraving from Illustrated London News on 9 April 1853, showing a sketch on board the Randolph ship with passengers standing around. Inscriptions: Recto ...
Date: 1845 - 1866 - 1990 By: Meryon, Charles, 1821-1868; New Zealand 1990 Official Project; Collins, Roger David John, 1938- Ref: B-123-041 Description: Poster for exhibition "The Images of Charles Meryon", July 28th - September 16th 1990, at the Museum, Akaroa, featuring reproduction of Meryon's drawing abov...
Date: 1845 By: Meryon, Charles, 1821-1868 Ref: B-014-008 Description: The thatched roof and side wall of a hut, a tree fern rising above it and a toitoi to the right. The hut is set amongst hills, with fishing nets drying in f...
Date: 1961 From: [Ephemera of octavo size relating to history, jubilees, centennials, anniversary celebrations in New Zealand] By: Pegasus Press Ref: Eph-A-HISTORY-1961-01 Description: Shows an engraving of each of the First Four Ships to reach Lyttelton in December 1850: the Randolph, the Cressy, Sir George Seymour and the Charlotte Jane. ...
Date: Oct 1854-Jan 1855 By: Maundrell, Elizabeth Constantia, 1828-1855 Ref: MS-Papers-3322 Description: The letters cover the period between the death of her husband Caroline Frederick Scott-Maundrell, and the birth of their son. Eliza Scott-Maundrell was a si...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-094 Description: The essay covers the period 1842-1939 and details the lives of Mary Jane and Thomas Moses who came to New Zealand on the `Waikato' in 1878 and settled at Ota...
Date: 1857-1868 By: Parr, James, active 1857-1868 Ref: qMS-1628 Description: James' shipboard journal contains very brief entries written every few days, mainly giving the ship's position and weather encountered. Includes one letter f...
Date: 25 Mar 1852, 20 Oct 1853 By: Rose, Conway Lucas, active 1851-1853 Ref: MS-1831 Description: Letters to his sister, describing the Canterbury settlement and Christchurch. Letter of 25 Mar 1852 is also signed "and Louie" (ie Louisa Rose). Source of t...
Date: 1929 By: McCaw, John, 1849-1930 Ref: MS-1164 Description: Includes brief description of the voyage to Otago on board the `Oamaru' arriving Feb 1875 Quantity: 1 volume(s) (18 pages). Physical Description: Typescrip...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-056 Description: The essay details Stephen Corlett's Manx origins, work in Cheshire, emigration to Canterbury, the voyage out in the `Sir George Seymour' in 1850, early years...
Nairn, Francis Edward 1819?-1910 :Rakutawine of Te Hakataramea Waitaki. [1848].
Date: 1860 - 1890 From: Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant, 1820-1895 :Scrapbook. 1840-1872. By: Nairn, Francis Edward, 1819?-1910 Ref: C-103-080-2 Description: Shows a full-length portrait of a Maori man in patched European clothes, a hat and bare feet. He is standing in a kitchen interior, with shelves of utensils,...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-016 Description: An essay on the life of James Preston, son of Vicar of Warcop, Westmorland, who emigrated to Australia in 1853 and to New Zealand in 1855. He returned to E...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-044 Description: The story of the writers great-great-grandmother, Sarah Ann Brunning senior, a widow who arrived in New Zealand in 1855 with her 22 year old daughter, and h...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-057 Description: The essay details the German origins of the Hessey family, lives of Nottinghamshire forebears of Joseph and Jane Hessey and family who immigrated to Australi...
Date: 25 Mar 1852, 20 Oct 1853 By: Rose, Conway Lucas, active 1851-1853 Ref: MS-Papers-3205 Description: Letters to his sister, describing the Canterbury settlement and Christchurch. Letter of 25 Mar 1852 is also signed "and Louie" (ie Louisa Rose). Source of t...
Date: [ca 1973] By: Foster, Katharine Mildred, 1945- Ref: MS-Papers-1130 Description: Account of early runs and their owners and the gradual influx of settlers and craftsmen leading to the establishment of self-contained farming community at H...