Genealogical document, Memoirs and Reminiscences of J T Bryant 1850-1933; Bryant...


Genealogical document, Memoirs and Reminiscences of J T Bryant 1850-1933

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Memoirs and Reminiscences of J T Bryant 1850-1933; from boyhood in St Ives, the sea voyage to Australia, a taste of life in Australia and then alone to New Zealand at eleven years of age. Eventually to become headmaster of Owaka School in 1884 where he was also Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages, James Thomas Bryant was an enthusiastic promoter of the Catlins community.

Mr & Mrs Joyce, Mr James Reid, Mr Bell, Richard Cogan Bryant, Inspector Percy, Constable Pennyfather, John Veal, Sargeant Mallard, Mr Stuart Hawthorne, James Coventry, John Joyce, Rev. Alexander Reid, Dr Hislop, Mr Johnston, Mr Midree, William Phillipps, Robert Miller, Mr Dabinett, John Craig. Elizabeth Bryant nee Prior, Sydney Victor Bryant, Florence May Bryant, Cecil Edwin Bryant, Frederick Redvers Bryant, Elizabeth Elsie Bowler Bryant, Herbert Temple Bryant, Arthur James Bryant, Francis Harold Bryant, Annie Mary Smith Bryant, Hilda Josephine Bryant, George Henry Bryant, Wilfred Prior Bryant.

'Donald McKay', 'White Swan', Queenstown, Dench's Hotel, SS 'Lady Darling', Beaumont (Dunkeld), Rae's Junction, Owaka School.


Bryant, J T

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Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Owaka

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Subject and Association Keywords

colonies and colonization. emigration and immigration. international migration

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education (general)

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy, personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

education, social aspects of education, community and the school, schools as community centres

Subject and Association Keywords

religions. mythology. rationalism. religious life

Subject and Association Keywords

the family. marriage. women, children. child development

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From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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