Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, 1840-1940 : story of French colonising venture and e...
Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, 1840-1940 : story of French colonising venture and early whaling activities : the first settlement of Canterbury.Maker
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"Mr Jacobson's researches into Akaroa and Banks Peninsula's early history ... [establish] the basis of this present book ... "--p. 376. Contents Maori history -- Captain George Hempleman -- French colonisation at Akaroa -- Hoisting Union Jack at Akaroa -- Land claims and crown grants -- Whaling -- Arrival of the "Monarch" -- Cultivating the land -- Pigeon Bay settlement -- Akaroa from 1843-1852 -- Prominent personalities of the last century -- Sawmilling industry. Development of Little River district -- Settlement of the bays -- History of church work -- Peninsula's local administration -- Akaroa resident magistrates -- Bank and post office -- Passenger and mail services -- Education and first schools -- Fremasonry at Akaroa. Oddfellowship from 1860 -- Banks Peninsula War memorial -- Some notable happenings -- Maori people of Banks Peninsula -- Some Akaroa families -- H.C. Jacobson -- Agricultural survey -- Parliamentary representation -- Geological story of Banks Peninsula.Date Made
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