ADAMSON, GEORGE had a Bakehouse at Franz Josef in the 1890s
ALLEN, MINNIE born Reefton 1901 (Allen could be her married name)
as it says she was a member of the CARROLL family AYNSLEY, MICHAEL married
ATKINS, WILLIAM in Westport
ASTON, SARAH married in 1867.
DONALD b, 21-8-1916 at Karamea.. son of;
ALLEN, RICHARD STANLEY and MARGARET VIOLET (nee PETTIT)
Publican at Westport
ANDERSON, OTTO had a hotel in Kumara in the goldrush days.
ANDERSON. GEORGE cordial maker Lyell 1875
APHAM, TED owned a hotel in Kumara in the goldrush days.
AMBROSE, ANGUS Printer at Wesrtport
AYLMER, JUSTIN JOHN
BAILLIE, THOMAS b 1836 Northern Ireland in Hokitika
and Westport 1865-67
BARKLEY, JOSEPH was a Draper in Westport
BARCLAY family at Lyell in the goldrush days
BAIN, ROBERT surveyor in Jacksons Bay in 1863
BAKER, JOHN HOLLAND
BAKER, ARTHUR Constable Officer in charge at Seddonville from 1896-1897
BALFOUR, JAMES MELVILLE
BANNAN, ERNEST from Reefton in 1905
BARROW, PERCY died 21st June 1930 age 38 from Phthisis.
BARROWMAN, FERGUS had shares in a Reefton gold mine in 1873
BARROWMAN, JOHN on the coast in 1884
BARRY FAMILY from Limerick to Westland on the "Eastminster"
BARTON, HELEN born at Kumara in 1901
BARNICOAT,WALLIS on the coast in 1867
BATSON, WILLIAM at the Glaciers in 1909
BARNHILL, HUGH from Northern Ireland married Sarah Aston in 1867. He was
a Hotel Owner
BEAMSLEY, BILL in Hampden (Murchison) in 1879. was a gold digger and became
BECK, OLIVE born abt 1882 in Hokitika
BECKWITH, LAURA married on the coast. Probably at Waiuta
BENNETT, GEORGE in Westport in 1857 also bought Anchor Shipping
Line in 1857
BERRY, JIM at Murchison in 1906
BEVERIDGE, THOMAS bushman, wife and 6 children at Jacksons Bay
BELL, ELLA MARGARET
BELL, WILLIAM MONTGOMERIE
BELL, WILLIAM managed a Hotel in 1874
BELL, CHARLES NAPIER in Westport in 1900
BERGSTROM,MRS owned a Hotel in Kumara in the goldrush days
BEATTY, DAVID miner on the coast in 1865
BINNS, MR Inspector of mines at Westland in 1886
BLAKE, ISAAC on the Coast in 1864
BLAKE, EDWIN..ISAAC.. and WALTER
BLAIR, THOMAS at Lyell in 1875
BLACKETT, JOHN engineer in Westport in 1868
BLACKLOCK, JOHN Shoemaker in Westport
BLANCHFEILD, PATRICK from Ireland to N.Z . He died in 1896 age 64.
BLANCHFEILD, JOHN son of Patrick
BLANCHFEILD, PATRICK Jnr son of Patrick.
BLANCHFEILD, GERALD landed at Jackson Bay and then travelled to Hokitika.
BLANCHFEILD, MARY married a Duganville miner Gerry Noonan
BONAR, JAMES ALEXANDER at Hokitika in 1865 also
Jacksons Bay 1840-91
BOND, THOMAS Builder at Westport in 1873
BOWMAN, CHARLES HUGH Trustee of Public Cemetery Westport 1872
BRADLEY, JAMES Manager of gasworks at Westport
BRAILSFORD, JACK went to Waiuta at the outbreak of ww1 when he was
4 and stayed there until 1920
BRAY, MICHAEL arrived at Westland in 1874 from Ireland aged 21
BRAY, THOMAS sentenced to 6 months for stealing a horse
BRENDON, PATRICK miner at Reefton
BRIGHT, THOMAS LOCKYEAR
BREMOND, BASIL owned a Hotel in Kumara in the goldrush days
BROAD, CHARLES b, 1828 son of Rev John Broad a baptist clergyman 1st at
BROWNE, JAMES SNYDER
BRUCE, DAVIS Rev held 1st Presbyterian service in Westport in 1879
BRUNNER, THOMAS 1822--74 1st European to travel through the Inangahua
BRYNE, THOMAS Solicitor in Kumara
BRYNE, MATTHEW a prospector at Lyell
BRUHN, FREDERICK at Greymouth in 1871.
BRUHN, ADOLPH b, 1871.
BRUNN, CHARLES storekeeper in 1873
BULMER, CHARLES a prospector at Lyell
BURN, JOHNSON miner at Reefton in 1873
BURNS, MARY at Westport in 1879.
BURNS, DONALD miner in 1873.
BURNS, THOMAS on the Coast in 1865
BUSH, HENRY Westport
BULLER, CHARLES M.P born in Calcutta 1806 died 1848
BURNETT, JAMES engineer at Westport in the late 1880s
BUTTON, CHARLES Hokitika solicitor
BULL,WALTER in Westport in 1873
CAIN, MATTHEW diver to the Kanieri Gold Dredge 1897
CAIRNS, JOHN hotelkeeper at Lyell in 1875
CAMPBELL, JOHN hotelkeeper at lyell in 1875
CALDWELL, JOHN and MARGARET from Derry to Westland in 1875
CARD, JOHN owner of the Pioneer Hotel filed for bankruptcy in 1877
CARD, ROBERT and WILLIAM brothers of John.
CARD, JOHN WILTSHIRE son of John and Hannah born in 1871.
CARMINE, LOUIS a bootmaker at Lyell in 1875
CALDWELL, MARAGARET from London to Westland in 1875 age 20.
CALDWELL, JOHN from London to Westland in 1875 age 21.
CAMPBELL, DONALD Blacksmith at Westport in 1873
CANDY, ALFRED Boatman at Westport
CARTER, JOHN Publican at Lyell in 1873
CAREY, HENRY miner
CARMICHAEL, NEIL a Scottish ferryman, arrived at Jacksons Bay in 1874
and stayed till 1878
CARNE, REUBEN Blacksmith.
CARPENTER, WILLIAM Greengrocer at Westport
CARR, JOHN carpenter and ROBERT a Councillor at Westport
CARRUTHERS, GEORGE at Westport
CASHMAN, DICK Prospector for gold in 1874
CASHMAN, CHARLOTTE arrived from England to Westland in 1875 at age 19
CHEEK, JAMES a bricklayer from England with wife and child stayed at Jacksons
Bay till July 1876.
CHINN, A. T a CPL in W.W 2 from Hokitika born 4th Sept 1909 was a coalminer
CLEARY GERRY Waiuta policeman in 1940s
CLARK, ANDREW Boatman at Westport
CLARK, JAMES miner at reefton in 1873
CLARKE, GEORGE Hotelkeeper.
CONNELLY, WILLIAM a fisherman at Westport in 1908 sentenced to 7 years
hard labour for killing Ernest Bourke May1908
COONEY, THOMAS on the West-Coast in 1870
COHEN, JACOB b, 1841 in Germany ,miner on the Coast in 1865
CONLON,WILLIAM a Doctor at Reefton.
CONLON, JOHN husband of; Esther
CONLON, ESTHER ANN. found not guilty of murdering John at Hokitika Sept
COLVIN, JAMES b, 1844 Ireland miner on the Coast in 1867 also
Councillor at Westport in 1897.
CONNOR, JAMES prospector of gold in 1874
COOK, WILLIAM from England to Westland in 1875 at age 16
CORBY, TIMOTHY arrived from Ireland to Westland in 1875 at age 25
COWPER, JOSEPH Greengrocer at Westport.
COX, RICHARD Storekeeper at Reefton in 1873.
COX, FRANCIS JOHN at Reefton in 1873.
COX, JAMES from England stayed at Jacksons bay for two years.
COX, FRANCIS ,H in Westport as a Hotel Keeper in 1873
COUMBE, JANE with 4 children landed at Greymouth in 1883
COURTNEY, HARRY at Waiuta, Greymouth
COULTHARD, JAMES shot while driving towards Runanga in Nov, 1917
COYLE, PATRICK in Hokitika in the goldrush days
CRADDOCK, GEORGE THOMAS ran a hotel in Westport in 1870
CRADDOCK, MARIA dau of George
CRAIG, ROBERT miner at Reefton in 1873
CRAWFORD, JACK in Westport in 1869
CRAWFORD, ROBERT a plumber from Scotland, his wife and child in Jacksons
CRON, WILLIAM managed a hotel in Marsden ( Greymouth)
CRON, ADAM and BRIDGET at Jacksons Bay
CROSS, DONALD miner at Reefton in 1873
CRUICKSHANK, ALEXANDER Police Inspector at Greymouth in 1915
CUTHBERTSON, HUGH in Westport
CULLEN, JAMES miner at Reefton
CULLEN, JOHN inspector of police took charge of the nelson and Westland
district in 1897
CUNDY, GEORGE found gold at the Blackball Creek in Nov 1864.The
nugget weighed 22 ozs and was sold to a Rueben Waite, a trader from Greymouth.
CUMMING, ANDREW b, 1841 Scotland, storeowner at Hokitika 1865 also a farmer.
CUMMINS, PHILIP killed in a mine accident at Kumara 1880.
CURRIE, THOMAS a miner
at Reefton in 1873
CUTTANCE, W.L. a miner from England, his
wife and 2 boys of 15 and 13 at Jacksons Bay
DARE, PATRICK had 500 shares
in a goldmine co, at reefton
DAVIDSON, GARDINER married a Charlotte Dunlop
DAVIDSON, MARTHA dau of Gardiner. she married William Leach
DAVIES, CHARLES a carpenter at Cobden in 1874
DAVIS TIMOTHY killed in the Alpine Mine August 1891 In the Lyell
DAVIS, THOMAS prospector in 1876
DAVIS, CHARLES sergeant on the Gold Escort in 1865
DAY, JOHN ARTHUR Constable died at Greymouth on 21-5-1894
DEAN, FRED died from Phthisis age 57. born in Aust and
worked at Waiuta for 17 years.
DEANS, SAM in the area in 1878
DORIS B,10-4-1916 at Greymouth. marr HAROLD PERCY FEARY 25-11-1935
DELLOW, JOHN and his elder sons were gold miners at the Owen in the early1870s.
John was a seaman who, with his sons came into the Murchison area with
"Moonlight" on a prospecting trip in 1864.They also worked as packmen
in the area.
DELLOW, HARRY worked as a ferryman for a number of years. There was 5
Dellow brothers in the Murchison area.
DELLOW, ANNE married JOHN OXNAM
DELLOW, EMMA married a Mr RUSSELL and remained in Murchison for 67 years.
DEWAR, MARTHA ( Mattie) went to Waiuta at the age of 9-10 in 1908-9.
Her stepfather was TED HEALY
DICKIE, WILLIAM a grocer at Cobden in 1874
DINWIDDLE, Mr W.E in Murchison in 1909. was ther for at least 35 years
one of the first to discover gold in Kumara approx 1862.
DICKINSON, THOMAS Tobacconist in Westport.
DEVEREUX, JOHN miner at Reefton.
DEWAR, CHARLES globe hill miner.
DOBSON, ARTHUR DUDLEY discovered Arthurs Pass.
DOBSON, HENRY wine and spirit merchant in Westport in 1869
DODD, HARRIETT keeper of the "Shotover Hotel" in Hokitika in the gold
DOGHERTY, ROBERT at Reefton in the gold rush days
DOHERTY, BARTHOL a farmer from Ireland, his wife and 2 children
at Jacksons Bay
DOUGLAS, CHARLES EDWARD left Scotland at 19 .died at the Westland Hospital
in may, 1916
DOWGRAY, JOHN member of the buller Coalmines 1912
DOWNEY, JOHN from Ireland to Westland in 1875 age 23.
DOWNIE,CHARLES came to Hampden in 1877. He was from Scotland and a veteran
of the Australia and N.Z goldfeilds. He married SARAH GOODYER whose family
also followed the goldrush from Australia. During the following 60 years
he became a prominent figure in Murchison and died at the age of 96.
of the Downie childrens names were ELIZABETH, EMMA, THERESA andJANET
DONOVAN, J Storekeeper at Mapourika in 1895. married EVA PATRICK of Okarito.
DORAN, THOMAS wine and spirit merchant in Charleston in 1869
DOUGLAS, CHARLES EDWARD from Scotland to Otago in 1862 at the age of 20.
A few years later he was at Okarito and Jacksons Bay. He was also a climber
of mountains in the area
arrived from England to Westland in 1875 age 20
DUGGAN, PATRICK arrived from England to Westland in 1875 age 19.
DUGGAN, EDWARD arrived from England to Westland in 1875 age 14.
DUNCAN, JOHN WRAY a police constable drowned on duty at Kaniere
DUNN, HARRY a lad at Brunner in 1887.
DUNWOODIE, DAVID a dredge engineer.
DUSKE, IDA married JOHN STOOP at woodstock dec,29th 1883.
DUSKE, JOHN Ida,s father said to have come from Prussia
DUSKY, CHARLES,MRS and son David.
DWYER, JACK ran a blacksmith shop and stables at Waiuta in
EASTON, THOMAS miner
EASSON, J.W Auctioneer at Greymouth in Jan 1889
EDGAR, GEORGE fell 6 hundred feet to his death in a Waiuta mine in 1916.
EDGE, MARY in the Lyell Cemetery wife of James who died 21st
June 1897 aged 45 years
EGGELING family from " Jacksons Bay"
EGGERS, FREDERICK WILLIAM (American) arrested for murder at Runanga in
1917. was hung march 1918
EILBECK, METTA was married to Frederick BRUHN
ELLIOTT, from Northumberland on the " Eastminster to Westland
FAGAN, MARK b, 1873 Tasmania Sec for the Inangahua Gold and Coal
miners union from 1910--1913 resigning in 1924. He lived at reefton. He
died in wellington in 1947.
FAGG, WILLIAM Watchman in Westport
FALLA, GEORGE Merchant at Westport
FAULKNER, DAVID at Duganville 1874.
FEARY, HENRY born at Rotomanu 1877
FEARY, ALFRED farmed at Ahaura
FEARY, IRENE EMILY born at Brunnerton1894
FEARY, MAXWELL born at Brunnerton in 1893
FEARY, ELIZABETH 1859-1913. died at Reefton. married a Thomas Kenning.
FEARY, GLADYS born at Brunnerton in 1897
FELL, THOMAS from England to Jacksons Bay.
FENNEL, JOHN a storekeeper and Postmaster at Lyell in 1875
FELL, CHARLES from Victoria with Mrs Fell and 4 children
FERGUSON, GEORGE Tailor, Westport
FERGUSON, HENRY at Westport in 1895.
FERGUSON, PETER a Boatman at Westport
FINCH, THOMAS of the telegraph Dept, Westport married MARIA CARTER , eldest
dau of George Carter from Westport on the 21st Dec 1872
FISHER, HENRY on the Coast came from CHCH.
FISHER, JAMES BICKERTON Westport solicitor in 1872
FISHWICK, MARGARET wife of JOSEPH (Hokitika) drowned july
FIELD, THOMAS Ironmonger, Westport in the 1870s
FIELDS, JOHN householder in Westport in the 1870s
FINIGAN, CATHERINE arrived from Melbourne in 1868 age 20
FITZSIMMONS, HENRY managed a hotel in 1874
FITZGIBBON, DENIS from Ireland to Westland in 1875 age 25
FLEMING, JOHN STUART Draper at Westport in the 1870s
FLEMING, JOHN FRANCIS b, 1874 at Geymouth married Elizabeth CLARK
FLEMING, JOHN CECIL b, 21-10-1905.lived in Greymouth
FLOWER, ALFRED built a accomadation House at Lake Rotoroa
FORRESTER, BLAIR Prospector at the Buller in the 1860s
FOSTER, WILLIAM bootmaker in Westport in the 1870s
FOLLET, HENRY on the Coast, came from CH CH.
FOLLEY, WILLIAM Police Sergeant at Reefton in 1903
FORD, GEORGE a Bullock Driver in the Murchison area in the late 1800s
FRANK, JOEHUM Blacksmith in Westport in 1873
FRASER, JOHN ROGERS Teacher at Westport
FRASER, HUGH clerk at Murchison 1909
FURNESS, EDWARD jockey. died at Greymouth after being thrown and
rolled over by "Harkaway" at the Greymouth races in Jan 1886
GALLAGHER, THOMAS and Mrs
of Cronadun. there in 1874
GALLAHER, CECILIA from Westport married Arthur Hounsell in 1901
GARSIDE, DAVID a Brewer at Lyell in 1875
GATJENS, LOUISA home help 1885.
GATJENS, HANS HENRY married in 1874
GERVIE, GEORGE boatbuilder in Westport in the 1870s
GEGORY, DANIEL married Ellen McCallum in Westport in 1876
GIBBS, JOSEPH established a accomadation House at Longford (Murchison)
GIBBONS, SARAH JANE married WILLIAM WOODSTOCK at Lyell in 1878
GILLINGHAM, GEORGE had a grocer shop in Cobden in the 1880s. later drowned
while delivering stores.
GREGORY, JAMES ALEXANDER
GREGORY, ALEX and JOB miners at Charleston 1892-93
GREGORY, WILLIAM miner of Fern Flat 1892
GRAMMATICUS, PETER a dairyman at Lyell in 1875
GRANT, JUSTINA married Michael Aynsley
GREATOREX, JOSEPH managed a hotel in 1874
GILBERTSON, GILBERT Tailor in Westport.
GILES, JOSEPH 1832-1930 . Magistrate at Westport in 1870s
GLENNON, TOBIAS shoemaker at Cobden in 1874
GLEGHORN, ARTHUR GEORGE b, 21-10-1909. d, 5-1-1978. marr ALICE CLARK
GOLDSTUCKER, JULIUS Accountant at Lyell in 1875
GOTHARD, EBENEZER Butcher on the Coast in the 1870s
GOTHARD, GEORGE Councillor in Westpot in 1897
GREENWOOD, CHARLES member of the Gold Escort in 1865
GROVE, JAMES at Murchison in 1873
HALCROW, J had a coal mining
lease near Blackball in 1885
HALL, WILLIAM shot in Nov 1917 at Runanga, died Dec 1917
HALLIDAY, CHARLES member of the Gold Escort in 1865
HAMILTON, JOHN a Hotel-keeper at Cobden in 1874
HANNAH, WILLIAM owned a Hotel in Kumara in the goldrush days
HANNAN, DAVID Sergeant at Stafford
HANCOX, HENRY HERBERT a Constable at Okarito. died 26-6-1910
HAMMITT, JAMES BELGRAVE goverment messenger in 1864
HARDY, OWEN 1871
HARRISON, HENRY 1st teacher at Blackball in 1895
HAY, JAMES G Westport in the 1870s
HAYLOCK, EDWARD at "Lemferts Hotel" Waimangaroa 1892. died at Waimangaroa
HAYLOCK, MARIA "
" " ( his wife ?
) died at Waimangaroa abt 1928
HAROLD, HONARA from England to Westland in 1875 age 21
HEAD, ROBERT Blacksmith at Westport in the 1870s
HARPER, LEONARD on the Grey river in 1857
HARRIS, CHRISTIAN, a brass-founder from Norway,his wife and 3 children.They
stayed at Jacksons Bay for only a year.
HARRIS, LUCY MARGARET b, 26-6-1881 at Hokitika. d, 2-9-1968 at
Hokitika. dau of.
HARRIS, STEWARD ROBERT (hotel keeper) and ANNIE MARY CAMPLIN
HAYES, JAMES a Reefton draper was robbed at gunpoint in 1873
HERNETTY, WALTER in Westport in the 1870s
HERRING, PETER a jockey at the first race meeting in the Buller
HERNETTY,WALTER in Westport in the 1870s
HEVELDT family at Haast 1875--1925
HIABER,JOHN a Councillor at Westport in 1897
HICKS, ROBERT Bootmaker at Westport in the 1870s
HICKSON, JAMES a police inspector
HICKEY, PATRICK H 1882--1930 The "Grey River Argus'
states in 1910 Where Mr Hickey is found, a storm is raging , or
the galant mr Hickey is trying to stir one up! ( he was a union man)
HINES, BILL ( Coolibah) died from silicosos in Reefton in 1947
HOULAHAN, MICHAEL in the area in 1876
HOGAN, ELIZA from Ireland to Westland in 1875 age 28
HOGAN, JAMES to Westland in 1875 age 23.
HOUGHTON, ELIZABETH nursemaid burnt to death in 1874
HOUGHTON, GEORGE father of Elizabeth was a miner.
HOWARD, GRAHAM a councillor at Westport in 1873
HOLLIS, REUBEN played in the Westport Band in 1869
HOLMAN, family tragedy in "LYELL" the book
HUDSON, JOHN had a store at Hokitika in 1864
HUDDLESTON, Mr a schoolmaster at Murchison 1884--1906
HUNT, ALBERT discovered West Coasts first official goldfeild in May 1864
HUGHES, JOHN had a hotel in Westport
HUGHES, ELIZABETH 5th daughter of John and Sarah Hughes
HUTCHISON, THOMAS died at Greymouth in 1881 age 43.
HUTCHESON, JAMES was a teacher at Okuru, south westland.
HUMPHREY, JAMES WILSON on the Westport Council in 1873
HUNTER, GEORGE at Blackball in 1908
HUNTER, WILLIAM married MAGDALENE KERR from "Blue Glen" in 1872. their
first 4 children were born there. In 1878 he moved to Fern Flat and in
1880 and started a saw-mill
HUSSEY, THOMAS at Westport
INGS, EDWARD a journalist on the Coast
INGALL, GEORGE Storekeeper at Kumara in 1892
INGLIS, JAMES at Lyell in 1875
IVESS, JOSEPH born Ireland. 1844. married Sarah Ann Reddin at Melbourne.
Was 24 when he arrived at Hokitika, died in 1919.