New Zealand Gazette Compendium 1 1876-1886
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Media: DATA CD - 2 CDs (13044)
Year: (1876-86) 2013
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Archive Digital Books Australasia have digitised many Australian Government Gazettes, making them available to all on searchable CD-ROM, and they have also digitised some years of the "New Zealand Gazette".
Government Gazettes are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians and researchers in other fields, and the New Zealand one is no different. The "New Zealand Gazette" is the official newspaper of the Government of New Zealand, with the first issue printed in August 1839, and it still continues today at a rate of one issue a week.
The New Zealand Gazettes have information covering a broad spectrum of the community, with important details and facts on many many thousands of people. This product provides a great tool for anyone research New Zealand's, making information that is difficult to find easily accessible on searchable CD.
Each edition of the "New Zealand Gazette" is divided into commercial and government notices, covering business proceedings, bankruptcies, land transfer notices, departmental and parliamentary notices. The New Zealand Gazette Office also publishes a Customs Edition, Special Editions, Supplements, Professional and Trade Lists from time to time.
You commonly find the following included in the older Gazettes:
- Lists of Registered Medical Practitioners who were registered in New Zealand (as at December 1875) - this gives date of registration, name, qualification/s, and residence
- Listings of some deceased estates
- Details on newly appointed postmasters
- Bankruptcy notices
- Company notices, such as meeting, cessation of business, appointment, applications etc.
- Partnership notices
- Land transfer notices
- Charitable Trusts, and Friendly Society and Credit Union notices
- Parlimentary notices
- Legal notices, government institutions and positions
High quality scanned images of the whole of the years worth of issues. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
This Compendium set include the following years all on a two CD set:
New Zealand Gazette 1876
New Zealand Gazette 1877
New Zealand Gazette 1878
New Zealand Gazette 1880
New Zealand Gazette 1881
New Zealand Gazette 1882
New Zealand Gazette 1883
New Zealand Gazette 1886
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