Hi! I'm Pearl WILSON of Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands
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I am researching my folk who
migrated to New Zealand.
They came from LANARKSHIRE and
ABERDEEN in SCOTLAND
and Newcastle on Tyne NORTHUMBERLAND.
St.Just, Penwith, in CORNWALL: Brough in WESTMORLAND:
Ware, in HERTFORDSHIRE and from LONDON.
From here I hope to share my Genealogy and Favorite
Sites, detail my
Family Resources and Help you (and Me) to discover more about those
who have gone before Us!
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SOME OF THE REFERENCE BOOKS ON
MY SHELVES WHICH ARE AVAILABLE FOR
BAY OF ISLANDS SHIPPING ARR. & DEP. 1803 - 1840
BREWER'S DICTIONARY OF PHRASE & FABLE.
CHAMBERS BOOK OF (WORLD) FACTS.
The HUTCHINSON DICTIONARY OF WORLD HISTORY.
The LONDON ENCYCLOPAEDIA. Ed. Ben WEINREB & Christopher HIBBERT
The NEW ZEALAND PILOT. (Detailed description of the Coasts of N.Z.
NEW ZEALAND SHIPWRECKS (1795-1975) by C.W.N.INGRAM
OXFORD (Eng): Dictionary.
RANDOM HOUSE (USA) Dictionary
WEBSTER's (USA) Dictionary.
OXFORD DICTIONARY OF SHIPS & THE SEA.
THE DICTIONARY OF WORLD HISTORY.
THE DOMESDAY BOOK.
THE NEW ZEALAND ENCYCLOPAEDIA (1966)
MAPS OF NEW ZEALAND.
NEW ZEALAND PAGES
Auckland Based Inquests
From "TOUCHING ON DEATH". A Medical History of
Early Auckland, Based on the First 384 Inquests. By
Laurie GLUCKMAN, Edited by Ann GLUCKMAN and Mike WAGG.
BURIAL, BAPTISM & MARRIAGE INDEXES.
LOTS.. From Coromandel, Howick, Kaipara, Kaitaia, Mangonui,
Parengarenga,Remuera Auckland, Russell, Tamaki, Thames, Te Kao
BURGESSES OF AUCKLAND
1854 - 55. Names, addreses, Occupations etc.
CROWN GRANTS NOTIFICATION.
Auckland.1861 & 1864..
HARBOUR BOARD MEMBERS. Port of Auckland
INDEX TO DEATHS NZ HERALD 1864-1865
Surname.Christian Name. Father/Husband.
INDEX TO MARRIAGES: NZ. HERALD 1864 - 1865.
Surname. Christian Name. Spouse. Father. Month Published.
INDEXES FROM THE NEW ZEALANDER. 1856
These Include: Slaughterhouse, Stock & Grazing Licences 1856:
"Hundred" of Onehunga, Panmure, Otahuhu, Howick, Pupuke.
Auckland Battalian 1857: Details of Patients, Auck. Hospital 1856:
Signatures on Petition re City Building Bill 1854: Ditto re Application
for Land at Waiuku.
INDEXES FROM THE NEW ZEALANDER 1857
Names/Details of Deaths Auck. Prov. Hospital: T.S.FORSAITH's Comm.:
Raglan Residents: Electoral Rolls from Northland to Waikato..
INDEX FROM WYNYARD TESTIMONIAL.
List of Subscribers. From The New Zealander 27th October 1858
LIST OF NAMES FROM 'Early Auckland',
NOTICE TO PENSIONERS
Under the “Pensioners Claims Act, 1861” for issue Crown Lands
Office Auckland,28th. Jan. 1864. List of names. Auckland Area..
NZ. HERALD 1863. Extracts From
An Index of Names of Residents. From 1861 to 1961.
ONEHUNGA & OTAHUHU ROAD FUND. .
List of Subscribers to the Onehunga & Otahuhu Road Fund. 1854.
THE PARKHURST BOYS.
They arrived in Auckland, New Zealand on the St George 1842
and the Mandarin in 1843. Quakers in England had arranged
for the segregation of young Offenders, who were sent to Prison on the
Isle of Wight, to be taught useful Trades. It was decided to give some
of the boys a break! They would be pardoned if they agreed to go to
New Zealand, to live and work as directed on arrival. Here is a List
of the Boys.
PASSENGER SHIPS TO AUCKLAND
List of passengers on the Ships:ANN 1847: BERHAMPORE 1849 :
S.S.AUCKLAND: BERWICK CASTLE 1852: CLIFTON 1847/48:
EMPRESS 1865: INCHINNAN 1852: KAIKOURA 1897: MINERVA 1847:
ORIENTAL QUEEN 1847: RAMILLIES 1847: LORD BURLEIGH 1856:
SIR GEORGE SEYMOUR 1847: SIR ROBERT SALE 1847.
EAGLE SPEED 1864: HANOVER. 1862: SILVER EAGLE
FOR LAND PURCHASES
From 1869 to 1930. A HUGE List of Names From the Records
of 'Land Information, NZ.' Thames.. (Previously Lands & Deeds Office.)
COROMANDEL: LEASE OF MAORI LAND.
DIRECTORY OF TOKATEA
( The Range above Coromandel) Taken from Wise's Directory 1880.
DRIVING CREEK. (IN THE SAME AREA AS TOKATEA
From Wise's Directory 1880-81
INTENTIONS TO MARRY
Coromandel Residents. From National Archives
KAPANGA - COROMANDEL 1880- 1881
NAMES FROM WISE'S DIRECTORY .
Names and details of 100 "Leading Scientific and Practical Mining men."
St. JAMES CHURCH, THAMES.
Index of Names in 'Seat Letting Cash Book', of St. James
Presbyterian Church, Pollen Street, Thames, NZ. 1872 - 1894
A List of 100+ Residents of Karangahake, who signed an unsuccessful
petition to have the goldmining township at the foot of the Coromandel
Peninsular declared a borough in 1907.
TAPU-KERATA SCHOOL ROLL
1874 - 1899 This School is approximately 25 km. north of
Thames, on the West Coast of the Coromandel Peninsular.
Details of Pupils and Staff at the First Waihi School 1890.
And some details of the Waihi East School, 1907
DEVONPORT NORTH SHORE (Auck)
DEVONPORT BICYCLE LICENCES
1936/1948. A great List for those with an interest
in the North Shore. Hundreds of Names & addresses..
Check out the "Devonport Today" Photos on this Page.
They include one, regularly updated, used with the permission
of WebcamNZ, who own the Copyright. Check out their
other up-to-the-minute images, at www.webcam.co.nz
Which has views of the main street, way back when!!
MAYORS & COUNCILLORS
From 1886 to 1924.
All about them, with LOTS of names, from 1869 to 1924.
Chess & Draught Club 1886: Readin Room 1887:
Postal Returns Aug. 1889
A List of some 350 names of Devonport Residents who Left
Their Mark on the District.
GOVERNMENT IN DEVONPORT From 1848.
OLD DEVONPORT CEMETERY
Some details of Early Headstones
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE in
with names of Early Members.
COPIES OF THE MANY NZ.Birth,Death & Marriage Certs.I have
COLONIAL OUTCASTS (Remittance men)
ON THE 'VENUS' to NZ 1806
FAMILY ADDRESS BOOKS
Names from MyFamily Address and Autograph Books. From 1910.
GENEALOGY RELATED WEB SITES. DON'T miss this Page.
TO BIRTHS From NZ NEWSPAPERS
LOTS of Notices from all over New Zealand & Overseas 1845 -1887
(1) INDEX TO DEATHS. From N.Z. NEWSPAPERS.
PART ONE: From 1845 T0 1860.
(2) INDEX TO DEATHS. From N.Z. NEWSPAPERS.
PART TWO: From 1861 to ............
INDEX TO MARRIAGES From N.Z.NEWSPAPERS
From all Over!! As above... From 1843 to 1890
INDEX TO B.D.M. Registeries.
Here are Links toBirth, Death, Marriage and etc. Registries and Statistics..
NZ. N aval & Military War Injuries. 1864
Includes List of Passengers aboard the S.S. AUCKLAND 28th. Dec. 1863,
CHARIOT OF FAME on 9 Jan. 1864 and The Troop Ship, LIGHT BRIGADE
from India on 12th. Jane. 1864..
- AND -
More War Casualties.
Pages from Peter McDonald's Personal Diaries, while resident on
Kawau Island.1871-1876.Lots of names....
TRANSFERS In the Far North - Kaitaia.
ANY TOWN IN NEW ZEALAND
Find (almost) any town in NZ, complete with a Map.
NATIVE LAND TENURE 1850 -1862
Province of Auckland12th January 1854
Names and places of the folk I'm Researching
Departed Wgtn. for London: 1905 All Blacks included
in Passenger list...
SHIPS TRANSCRIBER'S GUILD
PASSENGER LISTS. N.Z. and AUST .
About 400 Ship's Passenger Lists.. From Mary-Anne Warner's Site
PEOPLE RECEIVING CROWN GRANTS. OTAGO.
for MEASURING TIME
E.Mail SUBJECT ABBREVIATIONS
FORMS. Search this datatbase for Free Legal Forms.
Use the Search Engine to find the form you are looking for.
HEADSTONE Inscriptions Meaning of Headstone Carvings..
Glossary of OLD MEDICAL TERMS.
It's all here. Your First Port of Call for Information
on New Zealand History. Have a good look through it..
Included are the names of all the NZers who fought in
the South African (Boer) War - includes some family
background information: & don't miss the Discussion Page.
Very useful for Researchers.
THE ONLY LINK YOU'LL EVER NEED
Links to Webs, Directories (USA. UK. Aust. NZ. Global. etc) ,
Search Engines, Computer Dir., Encyclopedias, News
Resources/Newspapers and HUNDREDS of very useful
Links. ... You could happily stay at this Site for a week!!!
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New Zealand Genealogy Search Engine
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www.vivisimo.com Sorts the hits into folders - one being Genealogy
And don't forget Web Ferret
And Euroferret, for Genealogy Indexes etc..