Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, 1840-1940 : story of French colonising venture and e...

Name/Title

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, 1840-1940 : story of French colonising venture and early whaling activities : the first settlement of Canterbury.

Maker

Jacobson, William Edward Moxhay

Maker Role

Author

About this object

"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

[1940]

Publisher

Printed by Akaroa Mail Co

Publication Place

Akaroa

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Banks Peninsula -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Kai Tahu (New Zealand people) -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Pioneers -- New Zealand -- Banks Peninsula -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Whaling -- New Zealand -- Banks Peninsula -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Sawmills -- New Zealand -- Banks Peninsula -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Akaroa (Christchurch, NZ) -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Banks Peninsula (NZ) -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Banks Peninsula (NZ) -- Discovery and exploration -- French

Object Type

Book

Object number

2014.3.2586

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