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  • Hi! I'm Pearl WILSON of Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands NEW ZEALAND.
    I am researching my folk who  migrated to New Zealand. They came from LANARKSHIRE and 
    ABERDEEN in SCOTLAND
    BRISTOL and  Newcastle on Tyne NORTHUMBERLAND. St.Just, Penwith, in CORNWALL:
    Brough
    in WESTMORLAND:
     Ware, in HERTFORDSHIRE  and from LONDON.

  From here I hope to share my Genealogy and Favorite Sites, detail  my
  Family Resources and Help you (and Me)  to  discover more about those 
   who have gone before Us!

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NEW ZEALAND PAGES


AUCKLAND

AUCKLAND BASED INQUIRIES
From "TOUCHING ON DEATH". A Medical History of
Early Auckland, Based on the First 384 Inquests. By
Laurie GLUCKMAN, Edited by Ann GLUCKMAN and Mike WAGG.

BURIAL, BAPTISM & MARRIAGE INDEXES.
LOTS.. From  Coromandel, HowickKaiparaKaitaiaMangonui
Parengarenga,Remuera Auckland,   Russell, Tamaki,
Thames, Te Kao 
and Whangarei.


BURGESSES OF AUCKLAND
1854 - 55. Names, addreses, Occupations etc.


CROWN GRANTS NOTIFICATION.
  Auckland. 12th. Aug. 1864.

HARBOUR BOARD MEMBERS.
Port
of Auckland


INDEX TO DEATHS:  NZ HERALD 1864 - 1865
Surname.Christian Name. Father/Husband.

INDEX TO MARRIAGES:  NZ. HERALD 1864 - 1865     
Surname.  Christian Name. Spouse.  Father.  Month Published.


INDEXES FROM THE NEW ZEALANDER. 1856
These Include: Slaughterhouse, Stock & Grazing Licences 1856:
"Hundred" of Onehunga, Panmure, Otahuhu, Howick, Pupuke.
Auckland Battalian 1857: Details of Patients, Auck. Hospital 1856:
Signatures on Petition re City Building Bill 1854: Ditto re Application
for Land at Waiuku.

INDEXES FROM THE NEW ZEALANDER 1857
Names/Details of Deaths Auck. Prov. Hospital: T.S.FORSAITH's Comm.:
Raglan Residents: Electoral Rolls from Northland to Waikato..

INDEX FROM WYNYARD TESTIMONIAL.

List of Subscribers. From The New Zealander 27th October 1858

LIST OF NAMES  FROM 'Early Auckland',  
by E.E.VAILE

NOTICE TO PENSIONERS  
Under the “Pensioners Claims Act, 1861” for issue Crown Lands Office
 
Auckland,28th. Jan. 1864. List of names. Auckland Area..

NZ. HERALD 1863.
Extracts From

POINT CHEVALIER, Auckland
An Index of Names of Residents.
From 1861 to 1961. 

ONEHUNGA & OTAHUHU ROAD FUND.
 
List of Subscribers to the Onehunga  &
Otahuhu  Road Fund. 1854.

THE PARKHURST BOYS. 

They arrived in 
Auckland, New Zealand on the St George 1842and the Mandarin in 1843. Quakers in England had arranged
for the segregation of young Offenders, who were sent to Prison on the Island of Wight, to be taught useful Trades.  It was decided to give some
of the boys a break! They would be pardoned if they agreed to go to
New Zealand, to live and work as directed on arrival.  Here is a List
of the Boys.

PASSENGER SHIPS TO AUCKLAND       
List of passengers on the Ships:ANN 1847: BERHAMPORE 1849  S.S.AUCKLAND
BERWICK CASTLE 1852: CLIFTON 1847/48: EMPRESS 1865:
INCHINNAN 1852: KAIKOURA 1897: MINERVA  1847: ORIENTAL
QUEEN 1847: RAMILLIES 1847: LORD BURLEIGH 1856: SIR GEORGE 
SEYMOUR 1847: SIR ROBERT SALE 1847. HANOVER. 1862 .

PASSENGER SHIP ' WAR SPIRIT'.

List of passengers. Sailed from Gravesend Eng. 12 March 1863.
Arr. Auckland 28th. June 1863.

PASSENGER SHIP OUTWARD.
TO SYDNEY.
CLAUDE HAMILTON.  H.S.MACHIN.  SILVER EAGLE

PUBLICAN'S LICENCES. Auckland
1854 - 1861

ST..MATHEW'S CHURCH, AUCKLAND 
Lots of Early Aucklander's Names Extracted from  the Minutes Book. 1853-1863.

SUNDRY INDEXES

Census Collectors 1858: Cricket Teams 1858: 'Naval & Military Script:
Names& Diseases of Patients. Auck.Prov. Hospital: T.S,FORSAITH'S Comm.:
Residents of Raglan: Names From Electoral Rolls, North & South of Auckland.

UNCLAIMED MAIL 
(WAS)  Held at the General Post Office, Auckland. 1846 - 1847 - 1864
  

WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES:   
From Northern Newspapers. 1915 - 1960

BAY OF ISLANDS & NORTH

BAY OF ISLANDS

Very
early Records and Names from RUSSELL and KAWAKAWA  

BIRTHS, DEATHS, MARRIAGES.
Lots of old Families in this Index. From Auckland, Awhitu,
Hokianga, Kaitaia, Mahurangi, Mardson Cross, Ohaeawai,
Russell, Waimate, Whangarei, Whangara, Mahurangi, Auckland etc.


FAR NORTH CEMETERIES.
Kaitaia (St. Saviours). Waiharara: Houhora (Mt. Camel.)

STATEMENT OF LANDS
List of Owners of Land Reverting to the Crown.. On the
Settlement of various Cases. Mainly in the Bay of Islands.
A few in Auckland Area.

KERIKERI INLET SCHOOL  
Registers, Pupils, Teachers from
Sept. 13 1910, to 27 June 1957
Includes Class and School Photos.

KERIKERI GAZETTE `1936
Highlights & names  from the Kerikeri Gazette. 1936

KERIKERI LANDING
Stone Store (List of its MANY Shopkeepers) Kemp House (its Owners
and Tenants. St, James Church. (Brief History).   

KERIKERI SENIOR NET. CONTACT ADDRESS.
Drop a Line to our Friendly Group. Everybody Welcome.

NORTHLAND PHOTOGRAPHS    
Delwyn Lone 
has Photographs and Lists from Districts,
taken from  School-
Reunion books, Weekly News' etc. and is 
happy to look up    names  and copy photographs. Full List can 
be viewed here:    

OHAEAWAI SCHOOL ROLLS

Head Teachers - Staff Members - School Committees - Pupils.
So far I have copied the Rolls from1877 to 1920 . More to come......

PUNGAERE AND WAIPAPA SCHOOLS
School, Pupil, Building and relative Records, 
covering the years from 1892 to 1926.
 


St. JAMES CHURCH,  KERIKERI.
Baptism & Marriage Records

St. JAMES CHURCH KERIKERI
Cemetery Records.
Updated Records

St. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Waimate North,
Bay of Islands. List of Headstones. 

To Face The Daring Maoris

Here is the Index of Names from this Book,
which tells of the first New Zealand War 1845 - 47.      

COROMANDEL/THAMES AREA

APPLICATIONS FOR LAND PURCHASES
From 1869 to 1930. A HUGE List of  Names  From the Records 
of 'Land Information, NZ.'
Thames.. (Previously Lands & Deeds Office.)    

COROMANDEL: LEASE OF MAORI LAND.
1850 -1862

DIRECTORY OF TOKATEA    
( The Range above Coromandel)   Taken from Wise's Directory 1880.

DRIVING CREEK. (IN THE SAME AREA AS TOKATEA    
From Wise's Directory 1880-81

INTENTIONS TO MARRY
Coromandel Residents. From National Archives

KAPANGA - COROMANDEL 1880- 1881

NAMES FROM WISE'S DIRECTORY .

MINE OFFICIALS.THAMES. NZ.1898.
Names and details of 100 "Leading Scientific and Practical Mining men."
 

St. JAMES CHURCH, THAMES
Index of Names in 'Seat Letting Cash Book', of St. James
Presbyterian Church,
Pollen Street, Thames, NZ. 1872 - 1894

SIGNATURES FROM KARANGAHAKE  
A List of 100+ Residents of Karangahake, who  signed an unsuccessful petition
to have the goldmining township at the foot of the Coromandel peninsular declared 
a borough in 1907. 
TAPU-KERATA SCHOOL ROLL
1874 - 1899
This School is approximately 25 km. north of 
Thames, on the West Coast of the Coromandel Peninsular.

WAIHI SCHOOLS
Details of Pupils and Staff at the
First Waihi School 1890. 
And some details of the
Waihi  East School, 1907   

DEVONPORT/NORTH SHORE(Auck)

DEVONPORT LAND PURCHASES 

DEVONPORT BICYCLE LICENCES
 
1936/1948.
A great List for those with an interest
in the
North Shore. Hundreds of Names & addresses..

DEVONPORT & NORTHSHORE
Check out the "Devonport Today" Photos on this Page.

They include one, regularly updated, used with the permission 
of  WebcamNZ, who own the Copyright. Check out their
other up-to-the-minute images,  at www.webcam.co.nz

OLD DEVONPORT
Which has views of the main street, way back when!!

DEVONPORT MAYORS & COUNCILLORS
From 1886 to 1924. 

DEVONPORT NOSTALGIA
Chess & Draught Club 1886: Readin Room 1887:
Postal Returns Aug. 1889

DEVONPORT POLICE
All about them, with LOTS of names, from 1869 to 1924. 

DEVONPORT RESIDENTS
A List of some
350 names of Devonport Residents who Left 
Their Mark on the District. 

EARLY GOVERNMENT IN DEVONPORT
From
1848.

SOME HEADSTONES FROM THE OLD DEVONPORT CEMETERY

FIRST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN DEVONPORT
with names of Early Members.

OTHER NZ PAGES                                                              

BATTLE OF TE RANGA

TAURANGA. (21st. June?) 1864. 
List of those Killed and Injured.

BIRTH NOTICES FROM THE "NEW ZEALANDER"
And other Early
Auckland Newspapers.1845 - 1855 &  1863
 LOTS of Notices from all over New Zealand and Overseras!


CHELSEA PENSIONERS
List of Chelsea pensioners to New Zealand, between 1845 and 1853.  

COPIES OF THE MANY NZ.Birth,Death & Marriage Certs.I have

COLONIAL OUTCASTS (Remittance men) 

CONVICTS ON THE 'VENUS' to NZ 1806   

DEATHS From NEW ZEALAND NEWSPAPERS
PART 1
PART 2
From All Over!!  Some Shipboard..UK.. Australian.U.S.A.

INDEX TO MARRIAGES
Announcements fromEarly New Zealand Newspapers From 1843 to 1890!!

INTELLIGENCE REPORT
  NZ. N aval & Military War Injuries. 1864   
 Includes List of Passengers aboard  the S.S.
AUCKLAND 28th. Dec. 1863,
CHARIOT OF FAME on
9 Jan. 1864 and The Troop Ship, LIGHT BRIGADE 
from
India on 12th. Jane. 1864..
                                                   -  AND -
WAR 1864
More War Casualties.

KAWAU DIARY
Pages from Peter McDonald's Personal Diaries, while resident on
Kawau Island.1871-1876.Lots of names....     
LAND TRANSFERSIn the Far North - Kaitaia.             

NATIVE  LAND TENURE  1850 -1862
Showing Name of Occupant;  District; Year when the Occupation began.
The quantity of land held;  Tribe it belongs; Type of tenure.
Number of Occupant's family.  Trade or profession of the occupant

NZ. ARMY. LIST OF NAMES. 1866     

OFFICIATING MINISTERS
Province of Auckland12th January 1854 

OUR FAMILY.
Names and places of the folk I'm Researching

PASSENGER LIST.S.S. Rimutaka
Departed Wgtn. for London: 1905 All Blacks included
in Passenger list...

PEOPLE RECEIVING CROWN GRANTS. OTAGO
1864. List of names.                                                                                              

Some Interesting Facts about New Zealand         

MISCELLANEOUS:
Correct Terms for MEASURING TIME

E.Mail SUBJECT ABBREVIATIONS     
   
    
 Glossary of OLD MEDICAL TERMS.                                  
   

THE MEANING OF HEADSTONE INSCRIPTIONS             

DEFINITION OF OLD TRADES
     

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