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Thomas and Susan Robinson nee Stephenson
*Seaview Cemetery Block 10, Plot 184* Robinson Bros[sitetree_link,id=522] in Main Road Stoke was originally an export orchard set up in 1910 by Thomas Robinson. Thomas was born in Clough, Northern...Read more about "Thomas and Susan Robinson nee Stephenson"...
The first hospital was built on the hill overlooking Waikawa Road and the Lagoon in 1865. A character called 'Ned the Bellman' (Edward Allen Davis) died earlier that...Read more about "Picton Hospitals"...
The Picton volunteers
In early Pakeha settlement, the tradition of a voluntary military service was carried over from England, and a Volunteer Corps[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc02Cycl-t1-body1-d1-d19-d7.html] was formed in New Zealand, mainly because of the perceived threat...Read more about "The Picton volunteers"...
Picton's Anzac losses
Many Picton and Sounds families suffered losses during World War One. The original Jackson[sitetree_link,id=653] settlers lost four grandchildren. This is the story of two other families. The Godsiffs John Godsiff, known...Read more about "Picton's Anzac losses"...
Resolution Bay or Atapu
It has been suggested that the Māori name for this bay should perhaps be O-Tapu, (a sacred place) or Ata-po (early dawn). Captain Cook[sitetree_link,id=140] named it Shag Cove, but...Read more about "Resolution Bay or Atapu"...
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