My grandmother and grandfather with one of the cows they had for milking, on the bit of land they rented out at the end of Butler Street, in Opawa. They had cows, chickens and a big vege garden and my...
Staff, Robert Francis Music Store, High Street. Back row, 4th from left, Ralph Newlove, 2nd from right, Horace Gordon Harvey.
Staff photo. Kempthorne Prosser & Co. Ltd. 136 High Street, Christchurch (Wiltshire building). Alan Claridge standing 10th from left. Bill Herbitt - 8th from right.
In Cathedral Square (Port Hills in background). Phyllis Morse (my mum) Fred Priddy, Ailsa Morse (mum's sister and Fred's future wife) are all from Lyttelton. They would have got all dressed up in...
Excello Service Station. Corner Wilsons Road and Shakespeare Road, Opawa. Now a car sales.
Palmer & Doak motor garage, Northern A&P Association and Fred Truscott Saddler & Harness Makers in Rangiora. Taken on the corner of High Street and Ivory Street with the Rangiora War Memorial in the...
Lighting on overhead wires at the straight track, English Park.
Overhead track lighting at Monica Park.
Track fittings and flood lighting at English Park.
Overhead lighting and the grand stand at Monica Park.
View from the grand stand at Monic Park, showing the overhead lighting.
The grand stand at English Park.
Decorative street lamps on Oxford Terrace, looking east towards Manchester Street.
Lines department staff standing outside the Municipal Electricity Department building on Manchester Street.
Portrait of councillor H.T.J. Thacker, chair of the Municipal Electricity Department.
240 KVA Berry transformer after burning out.
Edward (Ted) Coull - blacksmith, 225 Montreal Street, Christchurch. My late father-in-law Stanley Carl Gieseler (b. 9.1.1895, d. 13.5.1958) started his apprenticeship with Ted Coull on the 1st of...
Oxford Terrace looking eastward towards the corner with Madras Street. Also visible are the Thomas Edmonds clock tower and the Oxford Terrace Baptist Church.
Workers in front of the Hereford Street facade of St Elmo Courts.
A Holiday trip to Sumner via tram, postcard.