SCHOOL HISTORIES

AND RECORDS

 Blenheim School Jubilee 1984, 125 years, by John Finne (TC)

Canvastown & Deep Creek Schools Centennial 1977

Fairhall School 1877-1957 

The Marlborough College Register 1900-1960 (TC) 

Marlboroughtown Spring Creek School, a history, 1954 (TC) 

Marshlands School, 65th Anniversary 1891-1956 (TC) 

Marshlands School Centenary 1891-1991 (TC) 

Ocean Bay School by Jonathon Harlen 

Queen Charlotte College, Jubilee Magazine 1965-1990

         Queen Charlotte College Magazine 1980
 Queen Charlotte College Magazine 1981
     Queen Charlotte College Magazine 1982
     Queen Charlotte College Magazine 1983
         Queen Charlotte College Magazine 1985-6
     Queen Charlotte College Magazine 1987
          Queen Charlotte College Magazine 1988 

Rapaura School, a short history 1862-1955 

(Upper Spring Creek) (TC) 

Robin Hood Bay School Register

 

Tales from the Train 1905-1964, 

a history of the Picton-Blenheim School Train

Tua Marina School 125th Anniversary 1871-1996 (TC) 

Waikawa Bay School Centennial Booklet 1876-1982



CHURCH HISTORIES

 

Blue Banner 

the Life Story of the Rev T.D.Nicholson, by R.Strang Miller (TC)

 The Nelson Narrative 

the Story of the Church of England in the Diocese of Nelson, NZ, 1858-1963, H.F.Ault (TC)

 

Holy Trinity Church Picton 1863-1938

 Holy Trinity Church 

Picton 1863-1963, Allan Hale & Noel J.Bythell

 

The Anglican Church in the Awatere, a Parish History,  

A.L.Kennington, 1968 (TC)

 Methodism in Marlborough 1840-1965

 A Centennial (TC)

 

Trinity Methodist Church Tua Marina 100th Anniversary 1875-1975

 

Samuel Ironside in New Zealand 1839-1858

 Wesley A.Chambers, 1982, (TC)

 

The Journal of the Rev.Samual Ironside, 1839-1843 (TC)

 

Twenty Five Years of Marriage, 

History of Union Parish of Picton, 1971-1996

 Kelly, 1996

 

 

St John’s Anglican Church, Wakefield


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Oral Histories

Oral History Collection



The following people have oral histories recorded by Picton Museum staff and volunteers.  Those showing * have placed some restriction on the access to or use of their testimony.  All have been transcribed and may be requested from the Museum. 

Please refer to our Research Request page.


                                     NAME                                           YEAR OF INTERVIEW    

          A

          *Andrell, Pauline                                                                        2003

         Anderson, James                                                                      2010

            B

            Badland, Pearl                                                                            1997

          Bain, William (Bill)                                                                    2009

          Barnes, Emlyn (Tim)                                                                 2006

          Barrett, Mrs Joan née McAlpine                                                 2002

          Barron, Owen                                                                             2013

          Baxter, George                                                                    +/-  1970

          Bell, Ronald                                                                              2011

          Berry, William (Bill)                                                                  2003

         Bird, Mrs Merle                                                                        1994

          Bishop, Mrs Suzanne née Perano                                               2007

          Black, Garfield                                                                         2002

          Boese, Barrie                                                                           2010

          *Bonniface, Mrs Betty née Davies                                             2001

          Borrie, Colin                                                                            2003

           Bowler, Charles                                                                        2004

           Brehaut, William (Bill)                                                             2005

           Bright, Robert                                                                           1984

           Buckland, Mrs Shirley                                                               2006

           Bugler, Mrs Doris née Marfell                                                   2004

           Bunt, Mrs Isabelle née Clark                                                     2003

            Bunt, L.H.(Bunty)                                                                      2015

                          Bunt, John                                                                                  2006               

          *Burns, Mrs Yvonne                                                                    2005

           Bush, Mrs Myra Lillian                                                             1982

          C

             Cameron, Mrs Karen née Huntley                                              2006

           Chaffey, Simon                                                                         2005

           Climo, Leonard                                                                         2009

           Coleman, Charles                                                                      1983

           Collison, Mrs Ann née Catto                                                      1994

          *Connor, Dale                                                                            2004

            Connor, Frank                                                                             2013

            Cook, Hugh James (Jim)                                                            2002

           Cook, Mrs Lynette née Boyce                                                    2002

          *Cookson, Hughena                                                                   2007

          D

             Dahlberg, Mrs Dorothy                                                                     2016  

          Daken, Reginald                                                                          1985

          Davis, Mrs Jocelyn née Heberley                                                2006

          *Davis, Noel                                                                                 2006

           Dawkins, Reginald jnr (written memoir)                                     1990

          E  

                                                       Earl, Joy

          F

            Feather, Richard (Dick)                                                              2010

          Fields, Mrs June née Fissenden                                                 2007

          Fransen, Arohanui                                                                      2003

          Fredericks, Mrs Dorothy (Dos) née Corder                                2003

         Furness, Mrs Gene née Davies                                                   2002

          G

          Gabara, Mrs Joan                                                                     2005

         Gabara, Kim                                                                              2005

         Gardiner, Kenneth                                                                     2007

        Gawn, Mrs Joy                                                                         2016

          Gibb, Alfred D.(Buster)                                                           1993

          Gibb, Mrs Dorothy Hilda                                                         1994

          Gibbons, Robin                                                                       2010

          Gilchrist, Leo                                                                          2003

         Godsiff, Geoffrey                                                                    2006

          Godsiff, Len                                                                            2007

           H

           Hall, Alan                                                                                 ?2007

        Hall, Mrs Rita née Huntley                                                        2006

        Halliday, Mrs Toni née Cormack                                              2007

        Hansen, Robert (Bob)                                                                2006

        Harvey, Hylton                                                                           2005

        Harvey, G.John                                                                           2005

        Hastilow, Edwin Dodds                                                              1984

        Hebberd, Mrs Ida née Pilcher                                                     2004

        Hebberd, Mrs Sandra (Sandie) née Brown                                2014

                 Heberley, Charles                                                                        1998        

         Heberley, Joseph                                                                        2006

         Hende, Henry                                                                             2003

          *Henderson, Neil                                                                     2004-5

            Henderson, Mrs Vera née Godsiff                                   2005 & 2010

          Henson, Raynor                                                                         2002

          Herd, Mrs Jessie née Charters                                                   2004

          Hocquard, Geoffrey                                                                 2005

           Horrey, Mrs Gladys née Perano                                                1980

          *Horrey, Mrs Joy (maiden name)                                                2003

                     Hounslow, Mrs Gweneth née Hebberd                                       2012          

                   *Howden, Stuart                                                                     2005-6 & 2013

            Huntley, Arthur                                                                          2005

           Huntley, Mana                                                                          2005

           Huntley, Waru                                                                          2005

           I

           Ireland, Richard Horne                                                              1981

           J

         *Jacobson, Dr Victor                                                               2002

        *Jamison, Capt. Don                                                                2003

          Johnson, Allan                                                                       2005

         Johnson, Mrs Janice                                                               2003

          Johnson, Kerry                                                                      2003

           Jones, Basil                                                                            2005

           Jones, George                                                                        2007

           Jones, Mrs Phyllis                                                                  2004

           K

            Kaye, Geraldine                                                                     2006

           Kenny, Bernard                                                                      2017


          Kenny, Harry                                                                        2008

          Kenny, Harry & Perano, Jon                                                2009

                                                    Kenny, Max

          Kerr, David                                                                          2005

          Kidman, Ian                                                                         2006

           Kimber, Arnold                                                                     2011

          Knight, Mrs Beatrice née Cook                                              2005

          Knight, John                                                                         2009

           L

            Looms, Terrance                                                                   2002

        *Looms, Mrs Tina née Reeves                                                2007

          M

             McConnell, Errol                                                                  2007

           McCormick, Ian (Mick)                                                         2005

          *MacDonald, John Mark (George)                                          2003

           McIsaac, Eric                                                                         2002

           McLaren, Brian                                                                      2013

           McManaway, Mrs Catherine, née McCormick                     2005

            McManaway, John                                                                2002

            McManaway, Reginald                                                          2004

            McMahon, Christopher                                                          2009

                       McNatty, Mrs Kitty, née Harris                                             1984-5          

            Madsen, Max                                                                        1984

            Masters, Mrs Emily née Allport                                              1984

          *May, John                                                                            2006

           Mead, Mrs Naomi née Jeffries Bryant                                  2010

           Mears, Noel                                                                          2006

           Millard, Mrs Edna née Daken                                                 2004

            Millen, Miss Eva                                                                    2002

                                                    Morgan, Jack  

           Morgan, June                                                                        2003

           Moorhouse, Mrs K.M. (Peg)                                                  2003

           Mudgway, Mrs Phyllis née MacDonald                                 2007

          N

          *Norton, John                                                                          2006

          *Norton, Thomas                                                                     2005

         O

                   O'Halloran, John                                                                               2014           

        Olsson, Clarrie                                                                       1994

         Olsson, Victor II                                                                     1984

                   

          P 

                   Pascoe, Jeffrey                                                                       2006          

       *Perano, Adrian                                                                       2006

         Perano, Gilbert & Timms, Joseph                                            1970

         Perano, Leo                                                                             1994

         Perano, L.C. (Ted)                                                                 2006

         Perano, Mrs Marie                                                                 1994

          Perano, Mrs Pauline née Gregg                                              2006

         *Perano, Peter                                                                         2006

         *Perano, Ronald                                                                       2005

          Perano, Steven                                                                       1994

          Peters, Mrs Daphne                                                                2009

          Powick, Rita                                                                          2003

           R

            Rabone, Mrs Phyllis née Wedde                                                2001

         Randle, Mrs Lottie née Charters                                               1981

          Reader, Mrs Ethel née Catto                                            1987, 2001

          Reid, James                                                                               2005

          Reid, Mrs Jill née Hall                                                              2005

           Richards, Mrs Constance                                                           2016

         *Robb, Mrs Noela née Burt                                                       2008

           Rodley, Douglas                                                                       2003

           S

                        Schimanski, John                                                                                   2013             

          Shand, John                                                                             2002

            Smith, Mrs Dianna née Perano                                                  2016

           Smith, Eric Rabone                                                                  1982

           Smith, Frederick                                                                      1974

            Smith Kenneth                                                                         2010

          Smith Beni Rhona                                                                     2017

           Spiers, Miss Eva Rachel                                                            1981

           Stewart, Walter                                                                          2004

           Symons, Agnes Mary née Williams                                           1961

            Sullivan, Michael                                                                        2012

           T

            Tapp, Bevan                                                                          2001

            Taylor, James                                                                         2004

            Tetley, Miss Jean                                                                    2007

                                                   Terrill, Leonard

           Thomas, Mrs Kathleen née Berry                                            2004

           Thompson, Mrs Beverley née   Dawson                                   2007

           Tosswill, Mrs Audrey née Nesbit                                             2002

           Townshend, Mrs Rose née Greensill                                        1981

           Tripe, Richard                                                                           2016

            Turner, Mrs Gwendleen née Bush                                            2003

           W 

            Warmouth, Mrs Iris née Gilchrist                                             1997

          Wakefield, N.                                                                        2004

          Watt, Janice                                                                           2005

           Williams, Thomas                                                                  1961

            Wilson, Alan                                                                          2003

            Wilson, Keith                                                                         2003

            Wilson, Mrs Ria née Norton                                                    2006

            Woodward, Donald Edwin (Ted)                                             2003

          *Woodward, Mrs Dawn née Wicks                                           2002

            Wratt, Mrs Elizabeth née Wilson                                              1985

            Wratt, Mrs Lorna née Gardiner                                                2007

 

 

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