The Town that Wilkes Built and a Lucky Escape from Friendly Fire
*Richmond - the town that Wilkes Built* The firm of W.E Wilkes is synonymous with house building in Richmond. The company built many of the major buildings in Richmond...Read more about " The Town that Wilkes Built and a Lucky Escape from Friendly Fire"...
Croucher's Flour Mill and Bakehouse
In 1873 the view across Queen Street was very different from what you see today. A large flour mill stood where the Richmond Mall is now. In front...Read more about "Croucher's Flour Mill and Bakehouse"...
Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM
Golden Bay County Councillor 1974-1980 Tillie Charlton Tillie Charlton, 1977. Nelson Provincial Museum, Geoffrey C Wood Collection: GCW3 3910_fr12 German-born Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton spent much of her life in service to...Read more about "Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM"...
At the Bay Enga Washbourn's heart was in Golden Bay. "She absolutely loved it," her son Jeremy Goulter says. Long treasured family connections with the bay inspired her to...Read more about "Enga Washbourn "...
Nelson and Women’s Suffrage
The Women’s Suffrage Petition of 1893, which was a major contributor to the success of the Electoral Act in that same year, giving women the right to vote,...Read more about "Nelson and Women’s Suffrage "...
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