*The ideal settler* When William Harkness and his older brother, John, disembarked from the Thomas Sparks[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/ThomasSparks1843.htm] at Nelson on 26th February 1843, it was to be the beginning of a productive...Read more about "William Harkness"...
Nelson's war memorials
ANZAC Day on 25 April each year is a time to remember those who died in war. Nelson has many memorials, which reveal some of the stories of...Read more about "Nelson's war memorials"...
Nelson's Church Steps
*The Church Steps - centre of the community* "Meet you at the church steps" is often heard in Nelson and the steps, from the bottom of Trafalgar Square...Read more about "Nelson's Church Steps"...
Fifeshire House today is a commercial premises, but much of the original architectural integrity of the 1911 structure remains. Fifeshire House. Nelson City Council The house was built in...Read more about "Fifeshire House"...
Normal 0 false false false EN-NZ X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Born in Bath, England, John Gully came from humble beginnings. He was largely self-taught as an artist1, although...Read more about "John Gully"...
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