Supplementary Gen Docs

Supplementary Genealogy Documents

In this genealogy section we have been able to gather a large amount of additional supplementary documents and information about the families connected to Christ Church. Newspaper articles, Ship’s Rolls ..

  • 1842 Burgess Roll - Burgess Roll 1842 – with added details if known taken from The Birth of a City Wellington 1840 – 1843 A. H. Carman Note only typed the names I recognised/knew or the persons with addresses of River Hutt … Avery, Thomas, Bolton Row, Framer, Year of Arrival: 1840, Boat: Bolton … Bassett, William, River Hutt, […]
  • 1843 Burgess Roll - Evening Post 28 June 1901 WELLINGTON”S PIONEERS. AN OLD BURGESS ROLL. In all colonial cities that grow up in the course of half a century there always comes a time when there is difference of opinion as to, who are best entitled to be considered as among the pioneers and founders of the settlement. In […]
  • 1845 1846 1847 Jury Lists - Note only typed the names I recognised/knew or the persons with addresses of River Hutt, did not included all Waiwatu (sic) River or 2nd or 3rd Rivers New Zealand Spectator and Cook”s Strait Guardian 8 February 1845 LIST of all persons qualified to serve as Jurors for the District of Wellington, for the year 1845, […]
  • 1849 Unclaimed Letter - New Zealand and Cook”s Strait Guardian 20 October 1849 List of unclaimed Letters for the Quarter ending 30th September, 1849:- … Brookes, Robert (Hutt) 2 … Cox, Thomas (Hutt) Cook, Matthew (Hutt) Canning, Hugh (Hutt) … Fry, Joseph (Hutt) … Mawbey (sic), Charles (Hutt) … Smith, Charles (Hutt) … John Hoggard Acting Postmaster. Post Office, […]
  • 1860 Militia Ballot - Wellington Indenpent 20 March 1860 THE MILITA The Militia was balloted for on Saturday. Two hundred men are required; but to make up for deaths and departures, three hundres names were drawn. Only the first available two hundred will be called for actual service. As the desire for information relative to the names drawn is […]
  • 1863 Sheepfarmer Return - Wellington Independent 15 December 1863 Sheep Inspector”s Report, (continued). Report of the number and condition of the Sheep depastured in the Wellington and West Coast Districts for 1863. … Station: Waiwetu, Name of owner or person in charge: W. Ebden, No. of Sheep: 47, Assessment 1/2 d each: 0 1 11 1/2 … Station: Taita, […]
  • 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll - 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll Samuel Burnett 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll George Burnett 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll William Abbott 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll James Acourt (sic) 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll Edward Alexander 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll George Allen 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll Tahukahuki APORO 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll Richard ATON 1865 Hutt Electoral Roll George Hornby […]
  • 1868 Sheepfarmer Return - Wellington Independent 31 October 1868 Sheep Inspector”s Report (Wellington.) RETURN of Sheep in May, 1868, all over six months, with amount of Assessment due thereon in the month of August, at the rate of one half- penny per head per annum for the Wellington district. Name. Residence. Sheep. Assessment. Condition of Flock. Remarks. … Allen, […]
  • 1918 Military Call Up - Evening Post 21 May 1918 CLASS B, 2nd DIVISION WELLINGTON RECRUITING DISTRICT (No. 5) … Barker, W. H., gardener, Gibbon”s Cottage, Main-road, Lower Hutt … Baxter, G. J., market gardener, Park-avenue, Lower Hutt … Buck, S. G., carpenter, Alicetown, Lower Hutt … Cook, W. J., farm labourer, Nainai, Lower Hutt … Copping, A., dairy and […]
  • Acclimatison - Evening Post 17 April 1884 WELLINGTON ACCLIMATISON SOCIETY. A REWARD of 1 pound will be paid by the Society to any person who gives such information as will lead to the conviction of any person for killing Tuis; and a reward of 5 pounds on the conviction of any person for killing any hen Pheasant, […]
  • Albion Hotel - Lower Hutt Past and Present 1941 … In October, 1840, there were at least five inns or taverns on the Petone beach. There are still only five licensed houses in the Lower Hutt and Taita districts. The first hostelry in the Hutt was Burcham”s Aglionby Arms, at the Village of Aglionby (see Historical plan.) It […]
  • Anglican Boys Home - Evening Post 13 January 1913 A garden party to further interest in the Anglican Boys” Home at the Lower Hutt was held in the grounds of Mr. Scales, Lower Hutt-road. Archdeacon Harper and the Rev. Joshua Jones addressed the many present on the object and needs of the home, and urged practical assistance. Music from […]
  • Anglican Church Eastborne - Evening Post 16 May 1909 NEW CHURCH AT EASTBOURNE OPENED ON SATURDAY. On Saturday afternoon the new Anglican Church at Eastbourne was opened by Rev. Joshua Jones. Despite the exceedingly unpropitious weather there was a large attendance at the ceremony. At 3.30 a procession entered the building. The choir followed, then the clergy, and finally […]
  • Anglican Churches Naenae - Hutt News 9 July 1947 page 7 New Parochial District Naenae and Waddington Rev. L. King New Vicar From August 1 the district of Naenae will be separated from the Parish of St. James” Anglican Church and will be constituted into a new Parochial District. The first vicar of the new district will be the […]
  • Archives Various - Upper Hutt City Library Archives Record Type: Archives Reference: 21 Collection Title: Upper Hutt City Library Date: 1953- Description: Material collected from the library. This includes ex-library publications relating to Upper Hutt, archives collected prior to having a database and documentation of Library activities. Location: 17a-e, 38b, d, h, 3f Accession: 69, 70, 74, 79, […]
  • Artesian Well - Wellington Independent 29 September 1868 Artesian Well. — Between sixty and seventy pounds having been spent upon the artesian well at the Taita, a meeting of the subscribers was held at the Taita schoolroom on Monday evening last, to consider the advisability of proceeding with the work. It appeared from the report submitted to the […]
  • Artesian Well - Wellington Independent 29 September 1868 Artesian Well. — Between sixty and seventy pounds having been spent upon the artesian well at the Taita, a meeting of the subscribers was held at the Taita schoolroom on Monday evening last, to consider the advisability of proceeding with the work. It appeared from the report submitted to the […]
  • Articles About Taita - Wellington Independent 10 January 1873 The Toll Gate Act passed by the Provincial Council, and recently come into operation, is creating some dissatisfaction amongst the public at large and the Hutt settlers, the latter especially, but chiefly on account of the inconvenient nature of the tax. Without discussing the abstract merits of such a mode […]
  • Avalon Tea Rooms - Evening Post 26 November 1927 AVALON TEA ROOMS, TAITA ADDITIONAL ROOMS have been erected at Avalon Tea Rooms, Taita, and Patrons can be assured of an excellent Cup of Tea and Quck Service. Homemade Cakes. Hutt News 20 September 1928 WEDDING BELLS. SEARLE—CARTER. A very pretty wedding was solemnised at the Anglican Church, Taita, on […]
  • Barley Mow Inn - Colonist 2 February 1858 Inter-Provincial News. WELLINGTON. (From the Spectator of January 23.) THE FLOODS AT THE HUTT. In our last we gave such details of the disastrous flood which had occurred at the Hutt as had reached us, we now furnish the following particulars which we believe may be relied upon, as being substantially […]
  • Beginings Of Church Of England - New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator 13 October 1841 We are gratified to hear that several gentlemen have arranged alternately to read prayers at the Court-house, every Sunday, at 11 o”çlock, in the absence of a clergyman of the Church of England New Zealand Colonist and Port Nicholson Advertiser 5 August 1842 We learn that […]
  • Births At Taita - Wellington Independent 26 June 1873 WHO WAS FIRST ? TO THE EDITOR OP THE INDEPENDENT. Sir, — In your notice of the death of Mr James Holmes you say, “His brother, Launcelot Holmes, the pilot of the port, it is well known, was the first European child born in Wellington.” This is not true. He […]
  • Boulcott Farm - Evening Post 13 June 1933 Sergeant Ingram”s Memorial. Some years ago there came into the possession of the Lower Hutt Borough Council the headstone originally placed on the grave of Sergeant Ingram, who died of wounds in the Boulcott Farm raid during the Maori troubles in the Hutt Valley. This stone has been handed over […]
  • Boulder Groyne - Evening Post 8 November 1910 A start has been made by the Hutt County Council with the construction of wire crates in the Hutt River, near the Taita, for the protection of the banks of that river. It is hoped that the protective works will prevent the flooding of much valuable land at the Taita. […]
  • Boys Brigade Company - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Boys” Brigader celebrates 50 years Imprint: 1997 Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: Albert Hamilton became a foundation member of the Taita-based 8th Wellington Boys Brigade Company and 50 years later is still involved with the organisation. Language: English Subject: Hamilton, Albert Biographies, General A-M Heritage resources
  • Christ Church Articles - Unsure if relates to Christ Church? Land taken for State Housing – State Housing – Taita/Stokes Valley Anglican Church Board, Years: 1973 – 1975 Agency: AATE, Accession: W3322, Box: 24, Record No: 32/34/1367 Archives NZ, Wellington Unsure if relates to Christ Church? Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Cemetery weeds irk relative [newspaper article] […]
  • Christ Church Burials? - Dennis Ryan Could not see a Burial Record Evening Post 27 July 1874 A melancholy accident occurred at the Taita on Saturday last, by which a man named Dennis Ryan lost his life. We learn that the deceased was discovered lying on the road with the wheel of his cart resting on him, apparently having […]
  • Christ Church Photos - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Wingate Imprint: 1949 Notes: Indexes: E21 Summary: New development at Wingate commences Language: English Subject: Wingate Views — Taita Heritage resources – photo in scrapbook attached to AA Christ Church Photos (RIN 393) Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Anglican Christ Church Imprint: c1945 Notes: Indexes: E20 […]
  • Church Of England School Thorndon Flat - See St James Church New Zealand Spectator and Cook”s Strait Guardian 26 February 1853 query Bousfield about Church of England school in Thorndon Flat
  • Churton – Unsure If Keeping - John Frederic Churton New Zealander 19 September 1846 On Thursday lats, 17th inst., at George”s Bay, the Lady of the Rev. J. F. CHURTON, of twins sons Was in Auckland in May 1847, May 1848, June 1849, May 1850, March 1851, June 1852 Did not see him listed at St James” Lower Hutt
  • Clevedon House School, Taita - See Hutt Grammar and Commercial School
  • Closing Hutt Cemeteries - Evening Post 6 August 1901 query Cemetery Evening Post 20 August 1901 The cemetery question was again discussed by the Hutt Borough Council last night, apropos of a report by Dr. Purdy, in which he expressed, the opinion that on no account should existing graves in the Borough cemeteries be reopened. The Council, in discussing […]
  • Cricket Club - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: 75 years of Taita cricket : 1934-2009 / researched and written by Stephen Cole. Author: Cole, Stephen, 1971- Imprint: [Lower Hutt, N.Z. : Taita Cricket Club, 2009] Collation: 163 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 30 cm. Summary: A chronological history of the Taita Cricket […]
  • Cricket – Pilcher Mabey Welch - Wairarapa Daily Times 7 April 1915 CRICKET. WELCH FAMILY v. UPPER HUTT. For the first time in the history of the Welch Family during their cricketing career, they suffered, a defeat at the hands of the Upper Hutt cricket team on Friday and Saturday. The Family was unfortunate in having to play minus Bert Welch, […]
  • Crops Of The Hutt Valley - Wellington Independent 7 October 1869 Agricultural. The weather, so far, has been everything that can be desired by the farmers and market-gardeners of the Hutt Valley, and the early crops of potatoes, peas, cabbages, &c, are coming on remarkably well. Much less rain than usual has fallen this spring and that principally in gentle showers […]
  • Diptheria 1866 - Wellington Independent 3 November 1866 A TRAMP THROUGH THE HUTT, Your correspondent having a roving commission, has commenced a ramble up the Hutt and Wairarapa, and intends now to offer to your readers a few notes jotted down during a walk through a district, towards which, the attention of the settlers of the province has […]
  • Diptheria 1874 - Wellington Independent 10 January 1873 According to clauses 17 and 18 of the Public Health Act, which are published in yesterday”s Gazette for general information, it shall be the duty of every medical practitioner or householder to make known at once to the local board any case of infectious or contagious disease which may come […]
  • Diptheria 1896 - Evening Post 11 August 1896 The Health Officer of the Hutt County Council (Dr. Purdy) has reported an out-break of diphtheria at Taita. One child has died, but steps have been taken to prevent further infection, and the doctor does not think there is any necessity to close the school.
  • Dudley Cottage - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Site for Dudley Cottage Imprint: 6-Jul-04 Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: THCC report on possible location of the Dudley Cottage. Language: English Subject: Hutt Park Stevens Grove Courthouse Huia Street Civic Gardens Saint James Church Huia Swimming Pool Hutt Recreation Ground The Greenaway Christ Church, Taita Petone (Lower […]
  • Early Land Sales - New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator 23 October 1841 Village of Richmond. MESSRS. JOHN and GEORGE WADE have the honour to announce that they have received instructions from T. M. PARTRIDGE, ESQ., To submit to public competition, at the New Exchange Room, Te Aro, on Saturday, October 30, 1841, the whole of his COUNTRY SECTION, […]
  • Electoral Rolls - Wellington Independent 17 May 1861 The following persons are objected to as not being entitled to have their names on the List of Voters for the Electoral District of the Hutt … Buck, Benjamin, Lower Hutt, Freehold, Dead Canning, Hugh, Upper Hutt, Leasehold, Dead Hilman, James, Wellington, Freehold, Dead Pool, Nathaniel, Hutt Road, Leasehold, Dead […]
  • Epuni Licensing District - Evening Post 13 April 1885 EPUNI LICENSING DISTRICT LOCAL OPTION. In the Matter of “The Licensing Act, 1882.” NOTICE is hereby given that under and in pursuance of the said Act, I do hereby appoint the 25th day of April, 1885, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., as the day, and the […]
  • Farmers Union - Evening Post 5 September 1901 FARMERS” UNION. FARMERS in the Taita and Neighbourhood are invited to Meet at the State Schoolroom, Taita, at 7.30 p.m. on SATURDAY, 7th September, 1901. 1. To consider the objects of the Farmers” Union. 2. To form local Branch. 3. To enrol members and elect Secretary. F. A. MAJENDIE, Convener […]
  • Farms - Evening Post 2 July 1910 PIG AND POULTRY FARM, TAITA, LOWER HUTT. 6 ACRES and 5-roomed House; L.T.; 4 horses, 1 brake, 1 cart, 1 cow, farming and cropping implements; 90 to 100 Yorkshire-Berkshire pigs, including breeding sows. Price 1600 pounds the lot as going concern. BARRAUD, YORK, AND CO., LTD., Wellington Sole Agents. – […]
  • Flood In 1858 - Colonist 2 February 1858 Inter-Provincial News. WELLINGTON. (From the Spectator of January 23.) THE FLOODS AT THE HUTT. In our last we gave such details of the disastrous flood which had occurred at the Hutt as had reached us, we now furnish the following particulars which we believe may be relied upon, as being substantially […]
  • Flood In 1869 - Wellington Independent 2 November 1869 THE FLOODS AT THE HUTT. It will no doubt be of interest to compare some facts in Dr. Hector”s abstract of the state of the weather, published in our last issue, with corresponding ones for the Hutt valley. The observations for the latter place were made at the Hutt Grammar […]
  • Flooding In 1939 - Evening Post 12 December 1938 query Taita Evening Post 17 August 1939 query Taita Evening Post 12 December 1939 … HUTT VALLEY EXTENSIVE DAMAGE HEAVY LOSS OF STOCK RECORD RIVER RISE “I am 64 years of age and never have I known such a flood as we experienced yesterday,” said Mr. Frank Benge, of Te […]
  • Flour Mill - Wellington Independent 16 October 1850 THE HUTT. The favourable weather recently set in has completely changed the appearance of the valley. Settlers are busily occupied in clearing and burning the timber off the land, and putting in crops of such vegetables as are suitable for the Californian market. The low price of timber at San […]
  • Guardian Of The Valley - Hutt City Online Database Main Title: Guardian of the valley : Christ Church, the story of Wellington”s oldest church / Miles H. Erwin ; [edited by Malcolm McKinnon]. Author: Erwin, Miles H. McKinnon, Malcolm Imprint: Wellington, N.Z. : Steele Roberts, 2004. Collation: 119 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 21 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical […]
  • Hall Taita – Cudby - Evening Post 21 October 1899 Mr C W Brown will address the electors of Epuni Riding of the Hutt County at Cudby”s Hall, Taita, next Wednesday evening.
  • Haywards - Evening Post 23 April 1889 About 40 members of the Wellington Rifles and Newtown Rifles journeyed to Hayward”s yesterday morning for skirmishing and signalling drill, free railway passes having been placed at their disposal by the Government Department. Major Loveday, Captain Cole, and Lieutenant Lewis were in charge of the party. On arriving at their […]
  • Haywards Station - Evening Post 22 March 1887 Collision on the Railway Line. Travellers from the Wairarapa by this morning”s train experienced some little alarm in consequence of a slight accidont which occurred about 11.15, as they drew up at Hayward”s Crossing. At this station the up and down trains met, and the latter ran into the siding, […]
  • Heretaunga Mounted Rifles - Cavalry. The Heretaunga Mounted Rifle Yolunteers (sic) was formed in the middle of 1884, and was gazetted on the 1st of January, 1885, with its headquarters at the Lower Hutt. The name Heretaunga is the Maori word for Hutt River. On its formation the Corps was called the Heretaunga Light Horse Cavalry, the first officers […]
  • Hutt Agricultural And Horticultural Society - see AA Taita Ploughing Match RIN 302
  • Hutt And Petone Building - Evening Post 27 October 1886 PETONE AND HUTT BUILDING AND INVESTMENT CO., LD. CAPITAL, £50,000, in 5000 shares ot £10 each, of which it is intended to call up £5 per share by monthly instalments of 2s 6d. Directors: Thomas Mason, Taita, Chairman Edward Barber, Petone Chas. E. Beatson, architect, Hutt George Carter, builder, Petone […]
  • Hutt Bridge And Windmill - Evening Post 5 March 1921 HUTT BRIDGE OF 1846-47 THE NATIVE REBELLION (By W. A. Edwards, Historical Secretary, Early Settlers” and Historical Association.) A most interesting chapter in the history of the early settlement around Port Nicholson is shown in some documents that have recently been brought to light through the courtesy of Mr. J. […]
  • Hutt Farmer Milk Co-Op - Evening Post 14 September 1901 HUTT FARMERS” MILK SUPPLY Co-OPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, LTD APPLICATION are invited for the position of Working Manager to the above Association. Applicants must possess through knowledge of manufacture of dairy products, and of Wellington milk trade. Applications, with statement of experience, references, and salary required to be addressed to the undersigned […]
  • Hutt Grammar And Commercial School - Also see other schools and Clevedon House School Wellington Independent 17 January 1867 GRAMMAR AND COMMERCIAL SCHOOL, LOWER HUTT. THE Rev J. E. HERRING will (D. V.) open a MORNING SCHOOL, at the Church School-house, on MONDAY, January 21st. Terms: Boys under 12 years of age – 2 pounds 10s per quarter Boys above 12 […]
  • Hutt Harmonic Society - Wellington Independent 7 September 1865 THE HUTT HARMONIC SOCIETY COMMITTEE Mr. Geo. Beetham Mr. W. A. Fitzherbert Mr. Braithwaite Mr. Hunt Mr. Copeland, Senr. Mr. Thos. Mills Mr. W. Copeland Mr. Trott Mr. Dixon Mr. Valentine Mr. Downes Rev. W. Watkin – Rev. J. E. Herring – Secretary and Treasurer – Conductor – Mr. George […]
  • Hutt Motorway - Evening Post 20 February 1939 WEEKEND TRAFFIC WESTERN HUTT ROAD PARTS STILL UNFINISHED OLD ROUTE MEANTIME QUICKER For the first time the general public had free use of the new Western Hutt Road, during last weekend, and as most motorists abroad then were anxious to try out the new auxiliary highway, it was well patronised. […]
  • Hutt Rifles And Militia - Wellington Indenpent 20 March 1860 THE MILITA The Militia was balloted for on Saturday. Two hundred men are required; but to make up for deaths and departures, three hundres names were drawn. Only the first available two hundred will be called for actual service. As the desire for information relative to the names drawn is […]
  • Hutt River - Evening Post 28 April 1909 THE HUTT RIVER. PROPOSED EXTENSION OF BOARD”S DISTRICT A public meeting to consider the question of extending the present River District is to be held at the Taita School at 7.30 p.m on Monday next. Yesterday Mr. Robert Stevens, chairman of the board, with the consulting engineer, Mr. Laing-Meason. M. […]
  • Hutt Valley Gun Club - Evening Post 21 October 1910 CLAY PIGEON COMPETITION. A clay pigeon-shooting competition was held yesterday at the grounds of the Hutt Valley Gun Club, Taita. The following are the results: Open Handicap, twenty-one birds.- H. Jensen, £15, 20 birds, 1; T. Skippace, £5, 17 birds, 2; H. Hancock and J. Simpson divided third (£3), and […]
  • Hutt Valley Tomato Growers - Evening Post 13 December 1912 TOMATO-GROWERS CONFER RAVAGES OF BLIGHT. In view of the havoc wrought upon tomato crops in the Hutt Valley by blight the season, a large meeting of growers was held in Epuni Hamlet, Lower Hutt, last evening. Mr. T. M. Wilford was voted to the chair. A lengthy discussion on the […]
  • Hutt Volunteer Cadet Corps - Wellington Idendepent 24 November 1868 Hutt Volunteer Cadet Corps.— On Saturday evening last a meeting was held at the St. James” school room, Lower Hutt, for the purpose of forming a Volunteer Rifle Cadet Corps under the command of A. Braithwaite, Esq. At a previous meeting preliminaries had been arranged, and on the above evening […]
  • Hutt-Manawatu Small Farm Assoc - Wellington Independent 1 February 1868 Hutt-Manawatu Small Farm Association. — A meeting of the members of the above Association took place on Wednesday evening last, January 29th, at the Mechanics” Institute, Hutt when the rules were finally adopted, and the following gentlemen elected as a Committee:- Alfred Ludlam, Esq., Commissioner, Thomas Mason, Esq., Treasurer; Messrs […]
  • Land Claims - Wellington Independent 25 June 1853 To his Excellency Sir George Grey, K.C.B., Governor of New Zealand. The Petition of the undersigned, Inhabitants of the Hutt Valley and adjacent country, and others respectially sheweth.- Ist. That the groundwork of the measures adopted by the New Zealand Company, the Crown and Parliament, with regard to grants of […]
  • Land Split - Record Title : [Creator unknown] Taita district 1940 [copy of ms map]. 1940 Reference Number : MapColl-832.4794gbbd/1940/Acc.37623 Physical Description : Diazo photoprint, scale indeterminable, 64 x 45 cm. Quantity : 1 map(s) Scope and Contents : Cadastral map of the Taita district, from Lincoln Ave northeast to CT 228/154, showing numbered sections, acreage and owner”s […]
  • Lodges - Wellington Independent 4 January 1851 The Brethren of the Rose of the Valley Lodge of Odd Fellows, M.U., celebrated their Anniversary last Wednesday, at the Rose and Crown Tavern (sic), River Hutt. A very numerous party, consisting of the Members of the Order and many of their friends, sat down to a sumptuous dinner provided […]
  • Mason - Also see Thomas Mason Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Avalon Park close to the site of former Motutawa Pa Imprint: 27-Nov-07 Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: An application has been made to re-name Avalon Park after Motutawa Pa which was believed to lie “close to the intersection of Fairway and Taita Drives in […]
  • Melling Bridge - Evening Post 22 December 1939 MELLING BRIDGE ONE-WAY TRAFFIC ONLY FOR EAST-WEST TRAVEL The Lower Hutt Borough Council has advised the Automobile Association that on account of serious congestion at the Melling Bridge, particularly on holidays and Sundays, caused by the blockage of the Taita Gorge Road, it has been decided to confine traffic over […]
  • Military 1860 - query Taita more articles Wellington Independent 15 June 1860 THE NATIVE INVESTIGATION AT THE HUTT. The Highest Wisdom has declared the necessity of carefully considering the probabilities of success, before entering upon a war. What king goeth to make war upon another king sitteth not down first, and considereth whether he be able with ten […]
  • Nai Nai Poultry Farm - Evening Post 12 May 1934 FOR SALE, 20 W. L. Hens, 1 year: Chaff Cutter. Grit Mill, Incubator. Nai Nai Poultry Farm
  • News Post Agents - Evening Post 12 May 1868 Agents for the Sale of the Evening Post … Taita – Mr. W. Cleland … Evening Post 2 October 1871 John Ross, General Storekeeper, Taita. The highest price given for produce. – Agent for the Evening Post, copies of which can be had on arrival of coach. – Evening Post […]
  • Other Hotels In Hutt - Lower Hutt Past and Present 1941 … In October, 1840, there were at least five inns or taverns on the Petone beach. There are still only five licensed houses in the Lower Hutt and Taita districts. The first hostelry in the Hutt was Burcham”s Aglionby Arms, at the Village of Aglionby (see Historical plan.) It […]
  • Police Station At Taita - Hutt News 12 June 1946 Constable A. C. Osborne, formerly of Otira, has been placed in charge of the new police station at Taita.
  • Postal - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Post Office at Taita opens this week Imprint: 1946 Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: A temporary Post Office building (pending permanent premises) opened in August 1946 with a staff postmaster to tramnsact all classes of business. Project claim that mail comes from Lower Hutt rather than through Taita […]
  • Raids Of March 1846 - Wellington Independent 4 March 1846 THE AFFAIRS OF THE HUTT. In our last, we furnished the movement of the troops up to six o”clock on Tuesday evening. That evening a picket was thrown across the potatoe ground, the Maories being encamped on a plot of land across a creek, at the foot of a high […]
  • Railway - Paperspast query Waterloo Line Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: [The electrification of the Hutt line and the Haywards railway proposal] Imprint: 1953- Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: 2 newspaper articles from the Evening Post about Railway projects: (a) Promise of electric units through Hutt now this year (EP 8 Jan.1953). [Wellington-Taita elctrified section […]
  • Rev Arthur Lloyd Hansell - see Hansell Arthur Lloyd Rev Evening Post 5 November 1930 CHURCH JUBILEE ST. JAMES”, LOWER HUTT INTERESTING HISTORY OLD-TIME CHARM A church building should, by its general atmosphere, impart to the worshippers a feeling of calm restfulness and engender an attitude of mind which relegates material things to a secondary position. St. James” Anglican Church, […]
  • Rev Edward Samuel Cross - No further content
  • Rev George Henry Johnstone - see George Henry Johnstone Rev Evening Post 5 November 1930 CHURCH JUBILEE ST. JAMES”, LOWER HUTT INTERESTING HISTORY OLD-TIME CHARM A church building should, by its general atmosphere, impart to the worshippers a feeling of calm restfulness and engender an attitude of mind which relegates material things to a secondary position. St. James” Anglican Church, […]
  • Rev H V C Reynolds - Hutt News 24 October 1934 TAITA ANGLICAN CHURCH. ENJOYABLE SOCIAL. FAREWELL TO REV. REYNOLDS. A very enjoyable social organised by the committee of the Anglican Church, Taita, was held last Friday, the occasion being a farewell to the Rev. H. V. C. Reynolds and a welcome to his successor, the Rev. J. R. N. Neild. […]
  • Rev Henry E K Fry - See Henry Eric K Fry in database
  • Rev J G Butler - Evening Post 5 November 1930 CHURCH JUBILEE ST. JAMES”, LOWER HUTT INTERESTING HISTORY OLD-TIME CHARM A church building should, by its general atmosphere, impart to the worshippers a feeling of calm restfulness and engender an attitude of mind which relegates material things to a secondary position. St. James” Anglican Church, Lower Hutt, fulfils that ideal, […]
  • Rev J R Neild - Hutt News 24 October 1934 TAITA ANGLICAN CHURCH. ENJOYABLE SOCIAL. FAREWELL TO REV. REYNOLDS. A very enjoyable social organised by the committee of the Anglican Church, Taita, was held last Friday, the occasion being a farewell to the Rev. H. V. C. Reynolds and a welcome to his successor, the Rev. J. R. N. Neild. […]
  • Rev John Edward Herring - see John Edward Herring Rev Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: [Letters of Margaret Herring about the Hutt] Imprint: 1861+ Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: Letters of Margaret Herring (nee Eaton) 1861-1865 re immigration and life in the Hutt Valley (esp. p13 f.). Her husband, John was a clergyman in the Hutt with Christ […]
  • Rev Joshua Jones - See Joshua Jones Rev Evening Post 5 November 1930 CHURCH JUBILEE ST. JAMES”, LOWER HUTT INTERESTING HISTORY OLD-TIME CHARM A church building should, by its general atmosphere, impart to the worshippers a feeling of calm restfulness and engender an attitude of mind which relegates material things to a secondary position. St. James” Anglican Church, Lower […]
  • Rev Thomas Biddulph Hutton - See Thomas Biddulph Hutton Rev Evening Post 5 November 1930 CHURCH JUBILEE ST. JAMES”, LOWER HUTT INTERESTING HISTORY OLD-TIME CHARM A church building should, by its general atmosphere, impart to the worshippers a feeling of calm restfulness and engender an attitude of mind which relegates material things to a secondary position. St. James” Anglican Church, […]
  • Rev Thomas Fancourt - see Thomas Fancourt Rev Evening Post 5 November 1930 CHURCH JUBILEE ST. JAMES”, LOWER HUTT INTERESTING HISTORY OLD-TIME CHARM A church building should, by its general atmosphere, impart to the worshippers a feeling of calm restfulness and engender an attitude of mind which relegates material things to a secondary position. St. James” Anglican Church, Lower […]
  • Rev William Richard Cunliffe - see Rev William Richard Cunliffe
  • Scarlet Fever 1884 - Evening Post 4 August 1884 Scarlet fever is at present ver prevalent at the Upper Hutt and Taita. Nearly a dozen cases are said to be under treatment.
  • School Farm - Evening Post 16 December 1925 WANTED, General Farm Hand, at once, 2 pounds week and found. Apply V. J. Billington, School Farm, Taita, Lower Hutt
  • Scouts - Evening Post 14 November 1928 … The meeting of the troops and packs are held at the Troop Hall, Richmond Scout Den, with the exception of No. 4 Troop and No. 3 Pack (Taita), which meet at the Church of England Sunday School Room, Taita, on Wednesday evenings.
  • Speed Limits - Evening Post 23 December 1913 HUTT COUNTY. MOTOR BYLAWS, 1913. IN exercise of the powers on that behalf conferred on it by The Motor Regulation Act, 1908,” “The Counties Act, 1908,” or any other Act of the General Assembly, enabling it in that behalf, the Council of the Hutt County hereby makes the following By-laws:- […]
  • St Augustine Church, Petone - Evening Post 27 July 1897 The first annual meeting of members of St. Augustine Anglican Church, Petone, was held last evening, the incumbent (the Rev. J. Jones) presiding. The Churchwardens, in their report, regretted that the total receipts for the year left a small deficit, the total receipts being £155 0s 5d. Archdeacon Fancourt had […]
  • St James Burials - John/Thomas Wilson Hutt Valley Cemetery Record John (sic) Wilson, Date: 9/4/1860, St James Anglican, Lower Hutt, Burial Records Wellington Independent 10 April 1860 DIED.- At the Hutt, on Monday, the 9th April, Mr. THOMAS WILSON Boot and Shoe Maker, aged 30 years – Notice The Friends of the late Mr. THOMAS WILSON, Boot and Shoe […]
  • St James Church - St James Church articles on paperspast. 1st article saw with St James Church query was dated 24 April 1850 – St James Church, River Hutt Record Title : Wakefield, Edward Gibbon 1796-1862 Deed of gift of land to Messrs T B Hutton, J P R Barton, S S Braithwaite, A H L Collett, H Taylor […]
  • St John - Wellington Indepedent 3 October 1863 THE DIOCESAN SYNOD the account starts in the Wellington Independent 1 October 1863 … PARISHES … The Rev G. H. Johnstone, the clergyman who has been labouring for the last two years with great assiduity at the Lower Hutt, has announced to me his intention of resigning his charge on […]
  • St Matthew - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: St Matthew”s Church Imprint: 1970 Notes: Indexes: E5 Summary: Taine Street, Taita. Language: English Subject: St Matthew”s Anglican Church, Taita (1968) Churches — Epuni, Naenae, Taita, Stokes Valley Heritage resources Located in Christ Church”s Archives Noted from Order of Service – Dedication of St. Matthew”s Church Sunday 28 […]
  • St Philip - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: St. Philip”s Anglican Church Imprint: 1977 Notes: Indexes: E5 Summary: Stokes Valley, May 1977. First vicar 1964. Language: English Subject: Churches — Epuni, Naenae, Taita, Stokes Valley Heritage resources THE EARLY YEARS OF ST, PHILIP’S ANGLICAN CHURCH IN STOKES VALLEY Typed by Angus Jones On the 13th December […]
  • State Housing - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Hutt Vallley Housing extension Imprint: 12-Apr-45 Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: Photograph of housing: 1500 Waddington State houses, 1000 Naenae houses and some Taita houses. Language: English Subject: Western Hutt Road Naenae Taita Housing Heritage resources Main Title: Plans to house 10,000 people in Taita area Imprint: 19-Jun-58 […]
  • State School, Lower Hutt - Evening Post 23 December 1878 PRIZE DISTRIBUTIONS. STATE SCHOOL, LOWER HUTT. An examination of this school, for prizes presented by the committee, was held on Thursday and Friday, by the Rev. T. Fancourt, assisted by the Rev. G. Grant. On Friday afternoon Sir William Fitzherbert presented the prizes and other awards. He made a short […]
  • Stockades - Wellington Independent 19 July 1848 … Now, Sir, if you should chance to make a rural trip as far as the Taitai, of Porirua, you will find sundry old stockades, (now abandoned) that were once filled with armed men, at great public expense.
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  • Streets And Roads - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Road paving : [newspaper article] Source: Hutt News 6/2/1930, p. 10 Notes: Current roading projects. Language: English Subject: Roads & Streets Taita Gorge Ewen Bridge (1929) Jackson Street Hutt Road Seaview Road Heritage resources Wellington Independent 1 January 1873 Tenders will be received at the office of the […]
  • Sunday School - Wellington Independent 13 January 1866 THE HUTT FETE. … the amenities of Peter Laing”s hospitable villa,” … The smallest, but not the least hungry of the crowd, were the children of the Lower Hutt and Taita Sunday schools, who were in their glory, and throughly seemed to enjoy the good things supplied to them. … […]
  • Tait - Evening Post 2 August 1893 MR. W. BROWN will Address a Meeting of the Hutt County Ratepayers re Tollgate Question at Mr. Tait”s Room, Taita, Lower Hutt, on SATURDAY, 5th August, at 7.30 p.m. Evening Post 23 August 1893 NOTICE, A MEETING of the Hutt County ratepayers will be held, to further protest against the […]
  • Taita Academy - Wellington Independent 5 October 1850 A substantial and well built School House has been erected at the Taiti (sic), by voluntary contribution, for the education of the children in that district. The size of the building is 23 feet by 15, and it is considered that it will accommodate about 70 children. The amount subscribed […]
  • Taita British And Foreign Bible Society - Evening Post 2 December 1924 A branch of the British and Foreign Bible Society was formed on Friday afternoon at Taita. Mrs. Mabey held a drawing-room meeting at her residence, and. invited Mrs. Florence Porter (organising secretary) to speak upon the work of the society, the world wide work of translation, revision, printing, and circulation […]
  • Taita Gorge - [Swainson, William] 1789-1855 :Road round the second gorge, entering the upper valley of the Hutt. [1849?] By: William John, 1789-1855 Swainson (as the artist) When: 1844 Format: 1 drawing(s).; Pencil sketch, 98 x 160 mm.; Single art work. Description: Looking along the Hutt River with a high narrow track skirting the steep hills on the […]
  • Taita Hotel - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Taita Hotel Imprint: 1923 Notes: Indexes: E7 Summary: Second Taita Hotel. Proprietress was Mrs McInnees. No electricity at this time. It was added by electrician Mr Feist later in 1923. Windmill was for extra water. Language: English Subject: Hotels Heritage resources – photo in scrapbook attached to AA […]
  • Taita Housing - Evening Post 11 October 1944 STRIP RESERVES SUBDIVISION AT TAITA In the proposed plan of the Taita Government subdivision the Housing Department shows a number of strip reserves at the rear of blocks of houses, and the Department proposes tnat residents shall have direct access to these strips from their back yards This arrangement is […]
  • Taita Ploughing Match - Evening Post 7 October 1876 PLOUGHING MATCH AT MR. J. MABEY”S PADDOCK, TAITA. On WEDNESDAY, 11th OCTOBER, for FARMERS in the HUTT DISTRICT. Committee – John Edwards, John Daysh, John Austis (sic), James Cudby, H. Russell, B. Rayner, and G. Pack. (sic) C. F. Worth, Chairman. J. H. Corbett, Secretary and Treasurer. Judges – Mr […]
  • Taita Public Cemetery - page 5 … For many years after Christ Church was built, Methodist and Presebyterian members of the Taita community were buried in the churchyard beside their Anglican neighbours. A question was asked at a Vestry meeting in 1886 about ”non-members of the Church being interred in “Christ Church” cemetery at the Taita, there being a […]
  • Taita Public Hall - query Taita public Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: Avalon Imprint: 1990? Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: History of Avalon area Language: English Subject: Avalon Thomas Mason Naenae College Avalon Lower Hutt History Heritage resources Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: [Local Community Halls] Imprint: 1950s? Notes: Indexes: E24 Summary: 3x small images […]
  • Taita Rifle Club - Evening Post 8 October 1901 TAITA RIFLE CLUB A MEETING of members and intending members of the Club will be held at the Taita Hotel on THURSDAY, 10th inst., at 8 p.m. J. P. MURPHY, Scretary pro tem.
  • Taita Road - Evening Post 17 December 1929 WELLINGTON CITY COUNCIL TENDERS FOR PAVING THE MAIN EAST COAST HIGHWAY, LOWER HUTT AND TAITA SECTIONS. – TENDERS will be received at the office of the undersigned up to 3 p.m. on FRIDAY, the 10th JANUARY, 1930, for the Paving of the Main East Coast Highway, Lower Hutt and Taita […]
  • Taita School - check Hutt Grammar and Commercial School as well Hutt City Library Oneline Database Main Title: Old Taita School reunion 1859-1972: souvenir Imprint: 1972 Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: History of Old Taita School, now replaced by Taita Intermediate on the former site. The Primary School, Avalon stands on what was once I. Wilson”s market garden […]
  • Taita Speedway - Alexander Turnbull Library The site of the old Taita speedway grounds, Upper Hutt, Wellington Date: 1956Ref: EP/1956/2439-FPhotograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer. Other Notes – Now the site for Avalon Park. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches. DC Rights: […]
  • Taita Stockards - Wellington Independent 19 July 1848 … Now, Sir, if you should chance to make a rural trip as far as the Taitai, or Porirua, you will find sundry old stockades, (now abandoned) that were once filled with armed men, at great public expense.
  • Taita Women Institute - Evening Post 20 December 1940 Social Afternoon and a Picnic The garden circle had decorated the hall with roses for the final meeting of the year (a social afternoon) of the Taita Women”s Institute. Mrs. Hunter presided and referred to the loss the institute has sustained by the death of the late Mrs. Gadsby, an […]
  • Telegraph Lines - Wellington Independent 9 March 1867 WANTON ACT OF THEFT.- We are informed that the progress of making the telegraph line between Wellington and the Wairarapa has been for the time delayed, through the theft of a large number of the wooden cross pieces, or “arms” intended for the poles. The poles from the Hutt bridge […]
  • Tennis Club - more under query taita club Evening Post 21 August 1895 TAITA TENNIS CLUB. A CONCERT will be given in the Oddfellows” Hall, Lower Hutt, on SATURDAY, 24th August, in aid of the above Club. Miss Sampson, late of Gee”s Company, has been induced to appear. Addmission – Front seats, 1s 6d; Back, 1s. Evening Post […]
  • The Glebe - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: The Glebe was first parsonage Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: Built around 1856, The Glebe was the first Anglican parsonage in the Hutt Valley. The land was obtained by Edward Gibbon Wakefield and a deed was made in 1855 with Church Trustees, S.S. Braithwaite, Alfred Ludlam, Henry Collett, […]
  • The Glebe - Hutt City Library Online Database Main Title: The Glebe was first parsonage Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: Built around 1856, The Glebe was the first Anglican parsonage in the Hutt Valley. The land was obtained by Edward Gibbon Wakefield and a deed was made in 1855 with Church Trustees, S.S. Braithwaite, Alfred Ludlam, Henry Collett, […]
  • The Oaks - Mr. and Mrs. George Buck, who arrived in 1842, were very well known identities of Taita, and Mrs. Douglas Buck now lives where the old home, a hotel which rejoiced in the name of “Honeymoon Cottage,” once stood. The timber for this home was pit-sawn and came from the virgin bush. The Buck family lived […]
  • The Pines - Hutt Valley Cemetery Record Albert Hayward, Date: 29/10/1902, Taita Old Monumental, Lower Hutt, Burial Records, Vol 1 Evening Post 16 October 1902 FUNERAL NOTICE THE Friends of the late Mr. Albert Charles Hayward are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, which will leave the Pines, Nainai, at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, for Taita Cemetery. E. […]
  • Tollgate - Evening Post 13 June 1872 The question of the legality of passengers who travel by mail coaches paying the toll of twopence each, levied on them by the Toll Gate Act Amendment Act, passed in the last session of the Provincial Council, was decided yesterday in the Resident Magistrate”s Court, Lower Hutt. Thomas Walker, of […]
  • Traveller Rest Hotel - Hutt City Council Online Database Main Title: Cash flush needed to buy new church Imprint: 2000 Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet Summary: Lower Hutt”s Baptist Church seeks to sell its Woburn Church in order to move into the former Dux factory warehouses in Laery Street. The Puriri Street property was bought in 1929 and the brick […]
  • Travelling To Taita - Wellington Independent 3 November 1852 NOTICE. THE Undersigned wishes to inform the Inhabitants of Wellington, that he intends to commence running his Van on SUNDAY next, the 24th October, from Wellington to the Hutt, and will continue to run every Day during the Summer Months, or longer if inducements should offer. The Van will pass […]
  • Undertakers - Undertakers John Edwards Sidney Hurst Henry Meager Joseph Hall John Hall – Evening Post 9 January 1882 NOTICE – I, THE UNDERSIGNED, beg to thank inhabitants of the Hutt and Taita for the liberal support according to me whilst in business as Builder and Undertaker, for the last sixteen years, and as I am about […]
  • United Hunts Club - Evening Post 28 March 1893 UNITED HUNT CLUB. DINNER AT THE TAITA. The annual dinner given by the United Hunt Club to the farmers in the Taita district who have allowed the members of the club to run over their grounds, was held in the Travellers” Rest Hotel last evening, and proved a very successful […]
  • Upper Hutt Dance - Evening Post 20 October 1938 UPPER HUTT DANCE FOUR HUNDRED GUESTS A highly successful dance was held recently by the Upper Hutt Women”s Division of the Framers” Union in the public hall, Taita. About 400 guests attended this popular function. Many pretty frocks were worn, and the effective stage decorations of arum lilies, flowering currants, […]
  • Welch - A lot of Election speaker held evenings at Welch”s Hall saw up to 1919 Wellington Independent 20 February 1866 ANNUAL SOIREE. THE TAITA FOURTH ANNUAL SOIREE will take place in Mr. WELCH”S Paddocks, Taita, on WEDNESDAY NEXT, FEBRUARY 21. – Tea and other Refreshments will be provided. – Cricketing and various Rural Sports during the […]
  • World War With Taita Connection - Full Name William Henry Alsop Rank Last Held Private Forename(s) William Henry Surname Alsop War World War I, 1914-1918 Serial No. 46255 First Known Rank Private Occupation before Enlistment Gardener Next of Kin C.E. Alsop (brother), Cottle”s Lane, Taita, Lower Hutt, New Zealand Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force Embarkation Unit 25th Reinforcements Auckland […]
  • Years Checked On Papers Past - 1874 checked all papers query Taita
  • Youths Of Taita - Evening Post 16 July 1888 On several occasions complaints have reached us of the larrikinism prevalent in the Taita district. Hitherto the energies of the mischievous Taita youths have been directed to the removal of gates, fencing, &c, and depositing the same on some neighbouring verandah or garden. Within the last few days, however, the […]

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