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The Wallis family Children's Home in Motueka was begun by Richard and Mary Wallis in 1867. It was operated as an orphanage during the 1870's and closed in 1887.
For further information see 'The Wallis Family Children's Home, Motueka, 1867-1887', compiled by Elspeth Mairs and published c1989.
1 box containing manuscripts, photographs, family trees and original books that were used to compile the Wallis family Children's home publication.
The Wallis Family Children's Home research papers
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