The Rise of the Motor Vehicle in Richmond
In 1923, John Warring (known as Jack) opened a bicycle shop near Queen Street’s intersection with Gladstone Road. Just three years later the growing popularity of motor vehicles led...Read more about "The Rise of the Motor Vehicle in Richmond"...
The Beginnings of Library Services in Golden Bay / Mohua
Public libraries in New Zealand were set up not long after European settlement began in 1840. Recognised as the first library in the country was the one which...Read more about "The Beginnings of Library Services in Golden Bay / Mohua "...
W.E. Wilkes Ltd
*Builders in Richmond for 90 Years * William Wilkes Mayor Richmond Borough 1917 to 1923 William Edward Wilkes. Mayor of Richmond Borough 1917-1923. The firm of W.E. Wilkes is...Read more about "W.E. Wilkes Ltd"...
Seaview Cemetery was opened in 1916 at the end of Seaview Road in Stoke. It was developed to cater for the growing population of the Stoke area. Since the...Read more about "Seaview Cemetery"...
Edward and Ann Cresswell nee Eyles
*Seaview Cemetery, Stoke, Block 24: Plot 470 * Seaview Cresswell The gravestone of Edward and Ann Cresswell Edward, aged 15 a labourer, arrived on the Mary Ann[http://www.museumnp.org.nz/early-settlers/voyageDetails.aspx?voyageid=4] in February 1842 along...Read more about "Edward and Ann Cresswell nee Eyles"...
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