Bachelor Block : a story of Albertland as related in the letters & manuscripts o...

Name/Title

Bachelor Block : a story of Albertland as related in the letters & manuscripts of the Brookes family

Maker

Brookes, E. S., 1840?-1904

Maker Role

Author

Maker

Edward J. Halfpenny

Maker Role

Editor & compiler

About this object

Partial Contents Preparations for departure. List of Nottingham emigrants -- "Matilda" in peril -- Mangawai to Auckland -- Hovey blazes the trail -- From Te Wheau to Port Albert -- In the bush -- Puatahi -- William Rawson Brame -- The "Gertrude" -- Auckland 1863 -- Friendly natives and an unfortunate cow -- Shadows of war -- 'Port Rival', a challenge to Port Albert -- Shingle splitters of Pakiri -- The Kaipara ferry -- A stranger on the Opou. The letters are mainly from Edwin Stanley Brookes Jnr., George Hovey Brookes and Charles Henry Brookes to their father Edwin Stanley Brookes who remained in England for several years after they emigrated. Includes index.

Date Made

1995

Publisher

Albertland & District Museum

Publication Place

Auckland/ London

Subject and Association Keywords

Brookes, George Hovey, 1842?-1931

Subject and Association Keywords

Brookes, Charles Henry, 1848-1868

Subject and Association Keywords

Brookes, Edwin Stanley, Senior, 1811-1899

Subject and Association Keywords

Halfpenny, Edward J

Subject and Association Keywords

Port Albert (NZ) -- History -- Sources

Subject and Association Keywords

Brooks family -- Correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

Brookes, E S, 1840?-1904 -- Correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

Brookes, George Hovey, 1842?-1931 -- Correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

Brookes, Charles Henry, 1848-1868 -- Correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

Brookes, Edwin Stanley, Senior, 1811-1899 -- Correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

Pioneers -- New Zealand -- Rodney District -- Correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

Pioneers -- New Zealand -- Kaipara District -- Correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

Localities -- New Zealand -- Rodney District -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Rodney District (NZ) -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Kaipara District (NZ) -- History

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

0473029650 (pbk.)

Object number

2014.1.2358

Copyright Licence  

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