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Background Antonio Wett was an early resident of Nelson, arriving there in about 1866. In the following 44 years, until his death in 1910, he married, had a family...Read more about "Antonio Wett"...
Eelco Boswijk: Never a Dull Moment Eelco Boswijk Eelco Boswijk 19 Dec 1992. The Nelson Provincial Museum, The Nelson Mail Collection, C13423 Click to enlarge Listen to the...Read more about "Eelco Boswijk"...
The Great Blenheim Flood of 1923
Blenheim[blenheim-or-the-beaver/] was built at the junction of two rivers as a river port, close to sea level.1 Blenheim's early history was one of frequent flooding until extensive river works...Read more about "The Great Blenheim Flood of 1923"...
Albert Rainbow Tuffnell
One of Richmond's early entrepreneurs, Albert Tuffnell played an important role in both business and local government in the Richmond borough. Albert-Rainbow-Tuffnell.jpg Albert Rainbow Tuffnell (Richmond Borough Council) Click image...Read more about "Albert Rainbow Tuffnell"...
Early prominent Marlburians
Two doctors and a shopkeeper were key figures in turning Blenheim from a settlement notorious for a spirit of lawlessness into a bustling market town.1 Dr Stephen Lunn Muller (1814...Read more about "Early prominent Marlburians"...
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