A group of families at a picnic at Stewart's Gully.
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...
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...
St Saviour's Orphanage outing on Stranges Pantechnicon Contributor's comment: "where was OSH?"
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...
This is myself at Orana Park when it was quite new as an attaction. I was very nervous about going on the pony rides; we had also just driven through the lion enclosure and had a lion jump up on the...
Lyttelton, looking down St. Davids Street.
Sunnyside Hospital administration block. Designed by government architect John Campbell, the administration block was opened in 1892 and demolished in 2007. In 2002 I returned to high school and did...
Cathedral Square, ANZ right, BNZ left
Redcliffs with view of the former Shag Rock; following the 2011 earthquake now commonly known as" shag pile".
Centaurus Flying Boat pays a visit to the Port of Lyttelton in 1938 much to the interest of the Christchurch Public who went over the hill to have a look.
Notes on back of photo: " This couple is said to be Edward & Thirza Mulcock; taken about the time of their wedding 10 July 1860". This picture probably is made from a glass plate photo. "
A meeting of the Brackenfield Hunt held at Peveral Place May 1889. The Master of the hounds was J B Starkey and the Huntsman J B Parsons. The young man on the pony was probably one of the younger...
Honours Board, Ashley Lodge, no. 29 Ashley Lodge, no. 28 Rangiora. Honours Board in Lodge room.
Lyttelton, houses on Oxford or St. Davids Street.
Growing and harvesting cocksfoot grass (Dactylis glomerata) was a major industry on Banks Peninsula from 1853 until the 1930s.
Margosue Penney (front) at Sumner - across the road from the park.
My (grandfather or ) great grandfather was the caretaker at Magazine Bay Lyttelton. Grandfather Moir was a wonderful gardener & you can see his garden on the slopes. They also had a little pebble...
Firemen at St Albans Fire Station, Office Rd, Christchurch Fire Service. Colin Penney at end on right.
Bank of New Zealand building under construction, Corner Colombo & Hereford Streets, Cathedral Square.
Ballantynes department store under reconstruction. Photograph taken from outside Whitcombe & Tombs, Cashel St.
Cashel Street, High Street corner, looking north-west up High Street.
At a neighbour, Esther Hendren's, wedding. Children on bridegroom's car are my brothers, sister and neighbour's. Left-right Barbara, Tony, Ian, Gayleen, Joan, Jimmy, Karen (front) and Mick.
Christchurch Teachers' College Vice Versa Dance.