Cyclopedia of New Zealand Volume 4: Otago and Southland Provincial Districts
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Media: DATA CD - 2 CDs (1149 pages)
Year: (1905) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Volume 4 of the 'Cyclopedia of New Zealand' covers Otago and Southland. Comprising of 1150 pages of history of the region, businesses and people, this is an important publication for not only those researching their ancestors, but also those interested in the social history of this place. Printed in 1905 as a two volume set, these have now been scanned and made fully searchable, and made available for all to readily use.
From professionals to tradesmen in the Otago and Southland region, you will find thousands of people listed here. Entries range in length from a paragraph or two, to several pages. Information on suburbs and their leading citizens are also covered. You will also find information on the government, societies, groups and institutions, charities, education system, ecclesiastical, and social scenes. Those from the commercial scene (including iron and brass founders, hotels, shipping, leather trade and more) are all included, along with those associated with them.
Regions covered include the suburbs of Dunedin, the Northern Districts, the Taieri Plain, Tokomairiro District, Southland, Invercargill and its suburbs, as well as country towns and districts.
Thousands of photographs of buildings, scenes and people are included throughout the whole publication, which just adds to the importance of this work.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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