Picton Cemetery is one of the oldest burial grounds in the province of Marlborough, dating back to the very early European settlement in Picton. Many notable figures of...Read more about "Picton Cemetery"...
Sergeant William Mason
New Zealand's early police officers were well known in the towns which they watched over. Often they would go out of their way to gain the public's trust...Read more about "Sergeant William Mason"...
Whittington Landon Lane was born to Susan and George "Mizpah" Lane on the 14th of July, 1859 supposedly in the port town of Picton. A very eccentric name...Read more about "Whittington Landon-Lane"...
George and Susan Landon-Lane
George and Susan Landon-Lane lived for much of their married life in New Zealand. The story of their earlier lives in England is an interesting one. George and Susan...Read more about "George and Susan Landon-Lane "...
Edward Laney the baker and his daughter Ann
In the early years of Nelson life was tough for all. Days were long and hard for the settlers trying to build a town and a new and...Read more about "Edward Laney the baker and his daughter Ann"...
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