Manawatū-Whanganui Region (N.Z.) - Social life and customs

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Date: 1801, 1935, 1940 From: Scholefield, Guy Hardy, 1877-1963 : Papers relating to New Zealand history Ref: MS-Papers-1801-2 Description: Extract from the log of the `Royal Admiral' commanded by William Wilson, while in New Zealand waters during 1801; `Reminiscences of the Moawhango and Taihape...
Date: 16, 23 August, 13 Sept, 1994 - 16 Aug 1994 - 13 Sep 1994 From: The Men in Our Lives oral history project By: Jones, David, 1914-1999 Ref: OHInt-0406-19 Description: David Jones born Wanganui, 1914. Outlines family background - maternal grandparents from County Cork, Ireland - mother born in Greymouth - Uncle Jack became...
Date: May-Dec 1852 From: Hall, John (Sir), 1824-1907 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1784-013 Description: Identified persons entered under Name Other - See also diaries MSX-2663 & MSX-2664 Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1855-[ca 1920] By: Matheson, William Brooklyn, 1861-1939 Ref: qMS-1348 Description: Tale of the hazards of fire in the Forty Mile Bush, late 19th century; 2 letters from John and Ann Groves to England, describing life at Castlepoint (1855-18...
Date: [ca 1861-1881] By: Crawford, Ruth, 1859-1946 Ref: qMS-0581 Description: Contains an account of her childhood and early life in Wanganui, describing in particular her activities in music groups Quantity: 1 volume(s). Physical De...
Date: 1870 - 1880 From: Harding, William James 1826-1899 :W. J. Harding. [Wellington], Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of Kodak New Zealand Limited, 1984. (Imagers of a new land, series 3). By: Harding, William James, 1826-1899; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Kodak New Zealand Ltd; Sullivan, John Paul, 1948-; Brake, Brian, 1927-1988 Ref: C-106-013-a Description: Shows man in pin-stripe waistcoat and trousers seated in centre, and standing wife holding small child in dress at right. At left is table on which are a sew...
Date: 23 July 1989 - 23 Jul 1989 From: Massey University History Department. Students' Oral History Projects. By: Whitmore, Arnold Harold, 1915-1996 Ref: OHInt-0151/33 Description: Arnold Harold Whitmore gives details of family background, childhood, education, employment during Depression years, politics and Labour Party, World War II ...
Date: 1990 By: Brown, Joan, 1914-2006 Ref: MS-Papers-10575 Description: Life story of Joan Sedon written to inform her descendants about her generation of the Sedon family of Wanganui Source of title - Transcribed Quantity: 1 f...
Date: 1989-1995 By: Blanchard, Dorothy Alice, 1915-2013 Ref: MS-Group-0439 Description: Blanchard tells the story of her life, her childhood, school years, training as a teacher and subsequent life living on a farm at Tokirima. Although largely ...
Date: 1870 - 1880 From: Harding, William James 1826-1899 :W. J. Harding. [Wellington], Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of Kodak New Zealand Limited, 1984. (Imagers of a new land, series 3). By: Harding, William James, 1826-1899; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Kodak New Zealand Ltd; Sullivan, John Paul, 1948-; Brake, Brian, 1927-1988 Ref: C-106-013 Description: Shows man in pin-stripe waistcoat and trousers seated in centre, and standing wife holding small child in dress at right. At left is table on which are a sew...
Date: 28 Mar 1994 - 14 Apr 1994 From: The Men in Our Lives oral history project By: Batley, Robert Anthony Leighton, 1923-2004 Ref: OHInt-0406-06 Description: Tony Batley outlines his family history going back to 1863 when his grandfather joined the crew of the `Royal Bride` which sailed to New Zealand and anchored...
Date: 16 August 1989 - 16 Aug 1989 From: Massey University History Department. Students' Oral History Projects. By: Forster, Joyce Alice, 1926- Ref: OHInt-0151/51 Description: Joyce Alice Forster (nee Cameron) gives details of family background and education in Wanganui and Levin. Recalls outbreak of World War II, arrival of Americ...
Date: 13 October 1989 - 13 Oct 1989 From: Massey University History Department. Students' Oral History Projects. By: Moffatt, John Hugh, 1927-2006 Ref: OHInt-0151/06 Description: John Moffatt gives details of family background, growing up on a farm in the Otaki area, education, leisure activities, farm work, the Depression and its eff...
Date: 15 May 1992 From: Women in World War II Part II By: Quill, Pamela Barbara, 1920-2010 Ref: OHInt-0064/01 Description: Pamela Quill was born at Kairanga near Palmerston North on 3 October 1920. Gives details of her family background, particularly her parents, growing up on a ...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-048 Description: The essay is divided into two parts: Part 1 : History of name and family in England in early 1800s and voyage to New Zealand in 1839-1840 on the `Adelaide'. ...
Date: [1878-1886] By: Halcombe family Ref: MS-Papers-5697 Description: Comprises partly bound volume of letters written to Margaret Halcombe from her mother, then Mrs Sherwill, from Halcombe and Feilding, her brother, Ned, and o...
Date: 1907-1934 By: Hensman, Thomas, 1855-1939 Ref: MSX-9439 Description: Scrapbook and visual diary created by Thomas Hensman for his family, 1907-1934. It contains mainly travel memorabilia and ephemera: tickets, stamps, programm...
Date: 1904, 1999 By: McDonald, Alexander, 1829-1905 Ref: MS-Papers-6628 Description: Transcription of MacDonald's reminiscences of life and times in New Zealand from his arrival at Wellington in 1840 on the `Blenheim' until 1904 when he recor...
Date: 1884-1889 By: Francois, Bridget Madge Isabel, 1902-1992 Ref: MS-Papers-10490 Description: Includes index to names and places mentioned provided by Marsha Donaldson. Original has been attributed to Hannah Seymour; diary transcribed and edited by B ...
Date: 1898-1913 By: Whishaw, Isobel, active 1898-1913 Ref: MS-Papers-10260 Description: Diary entries describe voyage to England via Australia and Suez Channel, 1989, and time spent in England; 1910 diary entries describe day-to-day activities ...