Archives, Glenham Sawmill and Flaxmill ; 1840-2019; WY.2004.42


Archives, Glenham Sawmill and Flaxmill

About this object

This is a folder of archival records pertaining to the Sawmill and Flaxmill at Glenham including:

5 copies of Ayson Brothers Sawmill and Flaxmill - two page story about the Ayson Brothers Sawmill and Flaxmill at Glenham which was in existence prior to the 1914-1918 war. There is a picture of the sixteen wheel gear-driven locomotive used by the sawmilling operation at the time, whereas the flax mill had two wagons drawn by a team of six horses.

John Hall share certificate - for 477 shares in the Glenham Sawmill company, Limited dated 29 December 1915.

Photocopied letter to W Hall 13 September 1886 from George Hall

Information on Rev George Hall who moved from Taieri Beach to Edendale in 1882.

other correspondence: Letter from Edinburgh's Dr D Curie to ? Hall; letter to Agnes from Wallace Hall.

Map drawn by Minty Hughes: map of the sawmill and flaxmill at Glenham which is hand drawn.

Share Certificate from the Miller Bros. Limited for 500 shares of the 30,000 shares for sale @ £ 1 each.

Story of the Hall Family of Edendale - from their earliest beginnings. From the early 1840's the story is of the Livingstons or Livingstones of Argyllshire through to the Hall family of 'The Grange' Edendale. Jonathon Hall still lives at 'The Grange' in 2019

Bush logging locomotive story which is laminated. The story is about the locomotive built by J Johnston and Sons Limited of Invercargill

Photocopied photo of Tyneholm under snow and not under snow

Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Glenham

Medium and Materials

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


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Subject and Association Keywords

Forestry and Sawmilling

Subject and Association Keywords

Machinery and Tools

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

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Orphaned work

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