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Otahuhu Legendary History

Collection | Ref # OHS MS 148 | Held by Otahuhu Historical Society

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Otahuhu Legendary History


Wood, R
Arlington, S

Level of description:


Reference number:

OHS MS 148


Typed manuscript with notes on the following topics relating to Otahuhu: early Maori history; early settler histroy; Royal New Zealand Fencibles settlements; libraires, Magistrates Court, Road Board; water supply; canal scheme; Otahuhu Railway Station; formation of the Borough of Otahuhu; WWI; street names; transport; religious activities; parks and reserves; war memorials; education, public and private including Kings College. Also contains biographical sketches of the first six Mayors of Otahuhu, Alfred Sturges, James Atkinson, Alfred McDonald; Robert Black Todd, Hubert Clements and Charles Robert Petrie.
Signature of S. Arlington is written on the front page of manuscript.

Dates covered:

1880 - 1938



Physical characteristics:

270 x 325 x 12mm Brown cardboard folder with typewritten manuscript, handwritten annotations on manuscript. Condition, fair, worn, fading.

Access conditions:

No restrictions

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Otahuhu · Manukau

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