Capt William Tinney
*Capt William Tinney (1860 - 1930): **Nelson seaman and Patea Harbour Master* Captain William Tinney, was born in London, in May 1860 , son of Fredrick Tinney. While working in...Read more about "Capt William Tinney"...
29 Bridge Street, Nelson
Historic gem in Bridge Street At 29 Bridge street is a small commercial building dating back to c1855, whose frontage is almost in its original shape. It is believed...Read more about "29 Bridge Street, Nelson"...
Joseph Henry Holland (1851-1925) was a brewer and winemaker, operating on Waimea Road in Bishopdale, Nelson. This business was initially established by Mr. J. Chapman, and taken over by...Read more about "Joseph Holland, Nelson Brewer"...
Early newspapers in Nelson
Charles Elliott was quite unsuspecting when a friend of his approached him back in 1842, telling him of the "English Country Town"1 in a little place called New...Read more about "Early newspapers in Nelson"...
The Nelson Volunteer Fire Brigade
*The early years from 1858-1868* The history of Nelson's early Volunteer Fire Brigade is difficult to trace. The earliest reference to it is September 18581, when a meeting was...Read more about "The Nelson Volunteer Fire Brigade"...
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