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Women of Westland, 1860-1960

Author: Enid Hawker; V Corbett; National Council of Women of New Zealand. Greymouth Branch.
Publisher: [Greymouth, N.Z.] : [Greymouth Evening Star], [1959]
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Women of Westland, 1860-1960.
[Greymouth, N.Z. : Greymouth Evening Star, 1959]
(OCoLC)705976391
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enid Hawker; V Corbett; National Council of Women of New Zealand. Greymouth Branch.
OCLC Number: 152398757
Notes: "Compiled by the Greymouth Branch of the National Council of Women."--Cover.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Pioneer memories of Karamea : the old bread trough --
Doctorly advice (Karamea) --
Early days in Brunner --
Mrs Isabell Kathleen Graham --
Little Biddy of the Buller --
Notes from the journal of Pat Magee --
Convents --
Kaiata centenarian [Mrs Mary Ann Jacobs] --
Dauntless woman of Waitaha [Elizabeth Chinn] --
My yesterdays [Elizabeth Fane, Ellen Fane, Margaret Halliday, Mrs Shadbolt, Mrs Roxborough, Mrs Davies, Mrs Clerkin, G. Gurnich] --
Memories of Gillespies Beach --
Death of Chief Tainui (Grey Argus article) --
VC of the Maori Wars --
Mrs Emma Tainui --
Cosgrove tragedy --
Catherine Pring --
Mrs Brooks --
Coach accident killed child --
My old bush home --
Mrs Sutherland of Milford Sound --
Mrs Jessie Aicken --
Interview with Mrs Ellis --
Jacksons of Jacksons [Adam and Michael Jackson of Taipo] --
Pioneer nursing in South Westland [Margaret McNicol] --
Memories of Okarito [Gunn family, Murphy family, Mr J. C. Wilson, Dick Dickens] --
Pioneer women of Kowhitirangi [Harris family, Smith family, McArthur family, Davies family] --
Looking back fifty years [written by Mrs O'Hara of Kumara and covering: Grey River Hospital and staff, Sister Anne Bowman, Sister Mary Shine, Sister Mabel Jamieson, Dr Moore, Dr Jim] --
Miss Polly Jacobs, Kumara [memories of the Coast] --
Tales from Barrytown [Jane and Denis Ryall] --
Matai [Thomas Banks and his bride] --
Queen of a mining settlement [Sarah McCann of Mangatina] --
"Fenian" riots [Pat Buckley's trip to the Coast] --
Ross, South from 1870 --
Road to yesterday [Maori on the Coast, people and sites ; Tainui, Mr and Mrs Albert, Old Betty, Emma, Kahawai, Tairoa. Plus general history of Greymouth. Account written by J. McDavitt and focuses on Greymouth] --
Early days in Ross [John Manera, Mrs Denia, Annie and her dog, Sam Mitchell, Margaret Grimmond, Mrs D. Peebles, H. Osmers] --
Otira as I knew it [Account by Mrs Rachel Calwell] --
Miss Jane Sotheran's memories [of early Greymouth] --
Midland railway pioneers [Mrs Lena Dense of Moana] --
Highlights recalled by Miss Stone, "Pounamu" family home at Cobden [Stone family, Aaron and Anne Firth, Joe Firth, Charles Taylor (Taylorville) Richard Gaskin, Mrs Leuy, Horan family] --
Webb family of Martins Bay/Lower Hollyford [Big Bay (Awarua Bay), Jacksons Bay settlement] --
One of the first Coast farmers [Waipuna settlers Mackley family, W. C. Mirfin, Dobson, Kynnersley, Blackett, Mrs Petersen of Denmark] --
It was a good life [Mrs F. Gunn of Whataroa ; Mrs Alex Gunn, Mr Henry Burrough, Mrs Ford of Ross, Mr and Mrs Hende] --
Tales from south Westland [contributor Betty G. Lorimer-Allan of Paringa ; Mrs Stevenson of Paringa Flats] --
Origin of stillwater [Mr Church, William Dick's Hotel, Mr Scully, Mr White] --
Coal creek [written by Mr W. Baty ; Mr Horan] --
Reefton and Westport convents (Mother Mary Regis Murray, Mother Mary Joseph Rowland, Sisters of Mercy, Mother Mary Josepha] --
Nurse looks back [Reuben Waite, Mrs Cutbush, James Alex Bonar, Mrs Sofia, Mrs Martin, Miss Forsby, Dr Teichelmann, Miss Bennett --
Mr Harley --
Archdeacon York --
Arthur Schaef --
Renton family of Hokitika --
Mr J Hambleton --
Waiuta : ghost town [Mrs Bob Stewart, Mr and Mrs Gordon Ward, Mrs Shore, Molly Dwan] --
Day to remember [Account of the Murchison earthquake 17th June 1929] --
Meybelle Bay [Jean Francois Meybelle and friend O'Donnell] --
Mrs Rose Buttola (nee Rose McGonagle) and Pietro Buttola of Poerua --
Mrs O'Malley recalls [Mr Doig, Accommodation houses O'Malleys, Johnstone's and McInroe's, Batira's Hotel at Mawheraiti, Mrs O'Rourke, Miss McInroe, Little Grey Junction --
Copper Creek [Driscoll family] --
Woman Drover [Myrtle Cron] --
W. Rankin's memories [Mrs Millar of Cobden, Barrytown, Kumara gold field, tramline to Kaniere and Mr T McGuigan, Tim Kennedy of Westbrook near Kumara, Jack Curtis, Greenstone (town), Keech and James (Jim) Malloy, Matthew Batty, Mr J Rugg, Rugg's Hotel in Kumara --
Westland Hospital --
First Rotomanu settler [Mrs Mary Evans] --
First settler at Kotuku [John Molloy and family] --
First settler at Blackball [Mr William Kinsella] --
Upper Moonlight track --
Mrs Stoop-Woodstock --
Dame Elizabeth Knox Gilmer (May Seddon) --
Pioneer afternoon [Kokatahi and Kowhitirangi settlements ; T. Meharry, Mr W. Kelly, Bert O'Brien, Mr Explorer Douglas, Dr Bell, Charlie Morrison, Mr Mirfin, Mr Trimble, Daddy Johnston, Mrd Dudley, Mr Tom Lees, Tom Harris, Mr George Lyes, Richard Cropp, Bill Holley --
Now the modern pioneer [Cromwell to Haast by Eileen Nolan of Okura, Ivy Farmery (nee Cron) of Haast, Louie Seward of Wanganui
Responsibility: editorial committee, Mrs. V. Hawker, convener, V. Corbett, R. Jones.

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