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 &...
Win and Arthur Cumming at their shop on the corner of Cranford Street and Berwick Street, St Albans
Flat agricultural land in Heathcote Valley with Port Hills in background.
Museum walk, Canterbury Museum and Rolleston Avenue.
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.
"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.
Ruth Trent (née Burnell) as a child standing next to large bluegum tree in Bridle Path Road, Heathcote.
Bridge over gully in Heathcote Domain with Castle Rock in background.
Group of women and chidren seated in front of stone wall on beach at Corsair Bay.
Sumner Clock Tower at Scarborough Park. Looking from beach to Scarborough with hill behind clock and kiosk to the left.
A colourised postcard of the Bowker Fountain at Night in Victoria Square in central Christchurch.
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...
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...
Jim Crofts (middle) and cycling friends. My father.
The Rawleighs Man. My auntie's boyfriend.
Fin and Arthur in uniform, Cathedral Square. Friends of my father.
Alice Grundy & family at Cave Rock, Sumner.
Albert Grundy & Family outside their shop in Selwyn St, Spreydon.
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...
Doris, Alice & Betty White (3 sisters) on Show Day, November 1938. Note how people put on their Sunday best to go to the show.
Margosue Penney & David Penney in Hagley Park.
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...
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...
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...