Wyles & Buck (Surveyors) :Kapiti, Wellington, 1872 [ms map]. Messrs Wyles & Buck, surveyors etc., Wellington, 1872
- Wyles & Buck (Firm)
- Surveying map of Tahoramaurea and Tokomapuna Islands and part of Kapiti Island from Ohoko to Te Rere on the eastern side and Maraetakaroro to Te Oneroa on the western side. Includes numerous Maori placenames and notes referring to land claims, such as Kapiti claim No. 2 claimed by Hare Rewette and others. Kaiwharawhara West No. 3 claimed by J. Cootes and others. Rangatira Kapiti No. 4, 1635 acres, claimed by Tamihana te Rauparaha and others. Ngatitoa are referred to in a note about a removal of a [surveying] pole. Creeks are named and the Tuteremoana government trig station is marked. Numerous pencilled notes appear to have been added later. A rough sketch in pencil has been added to part of Kapiti Island to the south of the area drawn by the surveyor, marked as Te Mingi, labelled as Crown Land, granted to David Brown Esqre. Other acreages are: Te Whi Whi and Rakapau 751 acres. Tamiahana Te Ruaparaha, H'oue Te Okorokutia 751 acres. Small blocks of land with boundaries include names: 73 acres Wi Parata, 50 acres Ngatitoa. Handwritten note on verso states: Kapiti plans. Messrs Wyles & Buck, May 1872 Note on bottom left states: Transmitted to the Chief Surveyor of the Province of Wellington this 13th day of May, 1872. Messrs Wyles & Buck. Licensed surveyors, Wellington, 1872. Includes numerous pencilled sums around the map, and a note in bottom right corner which is difficult to read. Notes under the names of Tahoramarea [sic] and Tokomapuna Islands state: See 1 chain plot. Quantity: 1 manuscript map(s). Physical Description: Ink and pencil on card, 68.6 x 102.3 cm.
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- 1 manuscript map(s), Manuscript maps, Ink and pencil on card, 68.6 x 102.3 cm.
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