Archives, Wyndham Town Board; 1919-1985; WY.2019.4.3


Archives, Wyndham Town Board

About this object

This is a box of archives pertaining to Wyndham Town Board, for the period 1919-1939.

A ledger with the word 'Reserves' on the cover dated 1919-1939 The ledger has names in the front in alphabetical order and then it becomes a cash book.

Agendas & Correspondence for the town Board Meetings 1948-1949.

Statements of finance, letters several of which are from the Southland Harbour Board 1959-1962.

Manila Folder - Town Council 1963 - contains pages from a cash book, letters, balance sheets, Not all records are 1963

Manila Folder -Wyndham Town Council 1965 - as per above.

Manila Folder - Wyndham Town Council 1966 - There is a report on an audit undertaken by the Audit Office in Wellington in October 1964.

There are also two receipts: one from P. O'Neill dated 1915 and the other from the Recreation Reserve Trust for rates in 1919.

Wyndham Town Board held Centennial Celebrations on Friday 22 October 1982 - on file is an invitation to the banquet with the guest speaker Hon. Hugh Templeton. There is also a number of blue edge tickets for the dinner There is also a handwritten menu and a list of names. Letter from Mrs E. Dynes re banquet.

There is a toast list/menu which advertises a movie on the front cover.The movie is the "Keeper of the Bees" which will be shown in Wyndham on 27 + 28 May and at Edendale on 30 May 1982. Inside the front cover is the menu, then the toast list and on the back cover is a list of the current Members of Community Council 1982 - they were : S. C. (Digger) Eunson, Chairman; Jan F. J. Scobie, Deputy Chairman; Ramon (Ray) Shields; Betty Geary; Murray Dynes; Allistair Gray; Arnold Dawson.

1985 Wyndham Districts Calendar.

Two photocopied pages from the Wyndham Farmer dated the 8 December 1944.

Letter about civil defence exercise on 24 April 1982.

Digger Eunson was in the chair of the board when they held their Anniversary in 1982. Stuart (Digger) was a busy man, he was a key figure in the town board, fire brigade, Lions Club and the historical society. It is thanks to him and other volunteers that districts like Wyndham are what they are today.

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Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Wyndham

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
inorganic, processed material, metal, nickel


h 94 mm x w 440 mm x d 590 mm

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Events and Parades

Subject and Association Keywords

Government (National and Local Politics)

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