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Maypole Dance

This photo, dated c.1934, shows some district maids of the time lined up for their photo before doing their maypole dance. The location is the grounds of the big house in Mathers Road owned by Mr &...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Flat land in Heathcote Valley

Flat agricultural land in Heathcote Valley with Port Hills in background.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1949 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Canterbury Museum

Museum walk, Canterbury Museum and Rolleston Avenue.

Format Postcard
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Collection Shane Duffy collection

Seated group of men, women and servicemen

Seated group of men, women and servicemen on riverbank in front of fence. Ruth Trent thought to be seated in front row second from right.

Date 1939 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1945 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

"Avonhead" homestead

"Avonhead" homestead, built in 1853 of pug clay on the site of what is now Archdall Place. Thought to be the early home of Alice Witty, daughter of George Witty, MP for Riccarton.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1944
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Ruth under bluegum tree on Bridle Path Road, Heathcote

Ruth Trent (née Burnell) as a child standing next to large bluegum tree in Bridle Path Road, Heathcote.

Date 1931 to 1932
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Bridge over gully in Heathcote Domain

Bridge over gully in Heathcote Domain with Castle Rock in background.

Date 1930 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1949 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Methodist Ladies Guild Picnic, Corsair Bay

Group of women and chidren seated in front of stone wall on beach at Corsair Bay.

Date 1934 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Sumner Clock Tower at Scarborough Park

Sumner Clock Tower at Scarborough Park. Looking from beach to Scarborough with hill behind clock and kiosk to the left.

Date 1930 (year approximate) to 1949 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Bowker Fountain postcard

A colourised postcard of the Bowker Fountain at Night in Victoria Square in central Christchurch.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Alice Todd, Venis Olin & Merle in Cathedral Square in 1937

Three generations - Alice Todd, Venis Olin & Merle in Cathedral Square in 1937. By the colour of the clothes and they are all wearing gloves it would be a winter photo. Mother and daughter regularly...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Sunland Bakery Drivers

Staff, Sunland Bakery Drivers. From Left. 3rd James Davies, 5th Ralph Newlove, From right 2nd Horace Harvey. The vans delivered bread to shops and homes. Home owners left a tin out by their letterbox...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Cycling friends

Jim Crofts (middle) and cycling friends. My father.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

"Wiley" Wilson, Keith Thwaites, Arthur David "Bomber" Mills

Left to right: "Wiley" Wilson, Keith Thwaites, Arthur David "Bomber" Mills in St Bede's uniforms outside the Post Office building in the Square. Third Term, 1938 - Form V. Note on back of photo says...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Doris, Alice and Betty White

Doris, Alice & Betty White (3 sisters) on Show Day, November 1938. Note how people put on their Sunday best to go to the show.

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Three friends at Addington races

Left - right: Mary Morse (my aunty, mum's youngest sister) an unknown friend Sydney??, Mary's best friend all at Addington races. Maybe cup day as they are all in their best clothes. Late 1930s...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Plunket Society Procession, Sumner Esplanade

Plunket Society procession in Sumner 1937. Wolseley car in front is mayoral car in front with mayor of Sumner Thomas Newburgh and Eleanor Newburgh (plaque under tree at Scarborough Reserve). Float in...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Tightrope walker in Thorpe's Paddock, Gayhurst Road

This event was in Thorpes paddock, Gayhurst Rd, Dallington about 1935. I can remember seeing his gear lying on the ground. It was depression years & I understand that not many paid to get in but a lot...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt