Burgoyne, W. H, fl 1867-1869 : Map of the country between the river "Mimi" and Pukearuhe in the province of Taranaki, N.Z. [copy of ms map] 1866

Burgoyne, W. H, fl 1867-1869 : Map of the country between the river "Mimi" and Pukearuhe in the province of Taranaki, N.Z. [copy of ms map] 1866
Date
1866
By
Hately, George, active 1858-1870; Burgoyne, William Henry Daymond, -1871Bawtree, Edward William, 1818-1898
Ref
MapColl-c832.2gbbd/1866/Acc.54588
Description

Digital copy of coloured manuscript map showing land between the Mimi River and the settlement of Pukearuhe. Shows numbered land blocks labelled with names of Captain Messenger and the Taranaki Military Settlers. Also shown is the township near Pukearuhe called 'Clifton', streams, rivers and swamps. Also shows Maori reserves at the mouth of the Mimi River and at Waiti Beach. Unnamed pa sites are indicated. Scale is given as 30 chains to an inch. Annotations describe the land and suitability for farming and planting. Notabilia lists size and distances to the Redoubt at Pukearuhe from various places.

Note on the reverse of the map reads 'A present to me by the settlers when visiting White Cliffs or Clifton in company with Mr Whitely [sic] the Wesleyan Missionary of New Plymouth in the year 1866. Poor Whitely the following year or somewhat later [was] ambushed and killed by the Maoris while on a similar visit, according to his usual custom'. The note is signed 'Edward W. Bawtree, Surgeon in the Army'.

Original map: Ink and colour wash on dressed linen, coloured, scale [ca.1:23,760], 26 x 52cm.

Annotation on lower right hand side of map reads 'Compiled from recent surveys by George Hatley [sic] Esqire and the topographical features of the country surveyed and filled in by W. H. Burgoyne. Clifton, 15th Febuary 1866'.

Rev John Whiteley was killed when he was on his way to visit military settlers at White Cliff in 1869.

Extended Title - Being the town and rural lands allotted to the Officers, Non Comm[an]d Officers and forty six of the men of No. 6 Capt[ain] W. B. Messenger's Company of Taranaki Military Settlers.

Inscriptions: Verso - top right - 'A present to me by the settlers when visiting White Cliffs or Clifton in company with Mr Whitely [sic] the Wesleyan Missionary of New Plymouth in the year 1866. Poor Whitely the following year or somewhat later [was] ambushed and killed by the Maoris while on a similar visit, according to his work custom.' The note is signed 'Edward W. Bawtree, Surgeon in the Army'.

Taylor, Richard (Rev) 1805-1873 :The past and present of New Zealand with its prospects for the future. With numerous illustrations by the Reverend Richard Taylor...London, Macintosh (reference number MS-2135)

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