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Edwin Hare Dashwood
In researching Samuel Newport, my wife's great great grandfather, and other family members, I discovered transcripts of letters written by Samuel in November 1842. One letter was to G.H....Read more about "Edwin Hare Dashwood (1825-1882)"...
Wakatū or Whakatū
Māori Names People often ask what a Māori place-name means, and try to break down parts of the name to find meaning: e.g. Motueka = motu + weka =...Read more about "Wakatū or Whakatū"...
Pre-dam schemes The Maitai River was first considered for water supply in the 1930s. At this time the Brook Scheme[sitetree_link,id=549] (commissioned in 1867) was unable to meet demand. Rather than proceed...Read more about "Maitai Dam"...
Dr. Hubert Oscar Washbourn
Dr Washbourn and the Washbourn Memorial Gates Dr Hubert Oscar Washbourn, known by family as Pete, arrived in Richmond in 1919 and during this year he bought Hillcrest Private...Read more about "Dr. Hubert Oscar Washbourn"...
May's Retail, Butter and Bacon Empire
The Store in Queen Street Richmond May’s store was an institution in early Richmond. It occupied a large, two-storied building on a prominent site and sold as wide a...Read more about "May's Retail, Butter and Bacon Empire "...
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