Dr. Hubert Oscar Washbourn
Dr Washbourn and the Washbourn Memorial Gates Dr Hubert Oscar Washbourn, known by family as Pete, arrived in Richmond in 1919 and during this year he bought Hillcrest Private...Read more about "Dr. Hubert Oscar Washbourn"...
Settlement in Stoke
Stoke was once a swampy area with numerous small streams. When Maori arrived in this area, it was a wetland with numerous streams draining water from the hills...Read more about "Settlement in Stoke"...
N. W Jellyman (1895-1917)
In May of 1916, Norman Jellyman enlisted in overseas service reportedly in Wellington as he wanted to do his part in the conflicts which were painted across every...Read more about "N. W Jellyman (1895-1917)"...
Early Nelson College
Fire, earthquake and a Nobel laureate Nelson College was established in 1856 with high hopes that Nelson would become the ‘Eton of the South’. Nelson college lithograph Nelson College. Principal's...Read more about "Early Nelson College"...
Nelson College - a boys' eye view
There was much speculation amongst the boys when word got out in 1881 that Nelson College’s governors were considering establishing a ‘Ladies College’. “This has caused quite a flutter...Read more about "Nelson College - a boys' eye view"...
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