Auckland Journals of Vicesimus Lush
Thames Journals of Vicesimus Lush
The Journal of William Morgan. ed Nona Morris, 1963
Jubillee History of Nelson, 1842-1892, L Broad, reprint
High Noon for Coaches, J Halkett Millar
Harbour at the Sugar Loaves (Pt Taranaki history)
The Line that Dared (USSCo history)
Port and People (history of Napier port)
Thames Diamond Jubilee 1927, a history
History of the Thames, Isdaile
This is Kuaotunu, R A Simpson (Coromandel mining)
Tauranga 1882-1982, a centennial history
Indexes that I have created
Hayward's Heath, Sussex, 11pp
My indexes are not simply names but include brief details. By way of example, I quote
here half a dozen entries from the 1000+ entries in this index as a whole :
Beard, Abraham Road carter 1851, living near Hayward's Heath rly station p35
Godsmark, Benjamin Railway porter in 1851, later an innkeeper p35
Molyneux, Samuel Maltster, farmed NBoltro Fm from 1803, d1841 p26
Sparham, H C Taylor/outfitter, Boltro Road, 1890s p101
Card, William Fly driver, 5 Station Road b193
Hassellgrove, Thomas Collier, wife buried 1604, and 2 children 1608/11 p18
Some names from Saffron Walden, Essex
A miscellany of Essex names (from AFJ Brown's book
Pigot & Co's Directory of Essex 1823/24, alpha name sequence, 35pp
Essex Families, names collated from my wife's families
Morals and the Chruch Courts (Emmison, Elizabethan Life), another very large Essex index
Wills of Essex Gentry & Yeomen (Emmison), ditto
. . . ditto . . . ., from wills of yeomen
. . . ditto . . . ., from wills of merchants
Elizabethan Life, Disorder, (Emmison) He specifically omitted many humble names from
his book but this is still a large index.
Elizabethan Life, Emmison. Another very large index.
The Diary of Ralph Josselin 1616-1683 (vicar of Earles Colne)
Braintree and Bocking history, William Quin (a copy is held by the NZ National Library, Wellington)
Bocking End congregational church, names back to 1707
Wellington College, names of masters (I have a copy of the book, with details of pupils.
It has a strong connection with military families.
East End 1888, William Fishman, around 300 names
London Life in the Eighteenth Century, M Dorothy George, also a useful bibliography
Autobiographby of the Revd Wm Gill (b1813) Held by Wellington Public Libraries
Diary of a Georgian Shopkeeper, Thomas Turner, indexed from a small published section. The
full diary of 111 volumes is held by Yale University Library.
Historical & other notes on Charlbury, Kibble (on my shelves) Around 300 names
History of Myddle, Rchd Gough (on my shelves). Around 450 names.
The Farthest Promised Land, Rollo Arnold, names of emigrants from Britain to NZ (on my shelves)
Journal of a Somerset Rector, Skinner (on my shelves), around 350 names.
English Historical Documents, vol X. (nearly 400 names)
. . . . ditto . . . "16th Century Folk", from volume V.
Wages and prices. Not an index of names, but a large collection of prices and wages
from the 1600s, for example maidservants 2 per annum, to mow an acre of barley 10d.
Long Eaton and district, Arthur Hooper (on my shelves) over 200 names
English Names from the 17th Century, taken from "Vexed and troubled Englishmen" by Carl
Bridenbaugh, people who were early emigrants to the USA. For example "Elizabeth Douce, a
servant of Gt Hadham, had a child by Elias Mamsell". All my indexes are informative.About
Port of Napier, New Zealand, from the centennial history by Stevenson. About 500 names.
Index of names from "This is Kuaotunu", a Coromandel mining settlement. About 400 names.
"Thames Diamond Jubilee", ed C R Cooke. Nearly 800 names.
"Thames Journals of Vicesimus Lush", some 300 names plus aanother 100 from Mr Isdale.
"Auckland Journal of Vicesimus Lush", nearly 200 names.
"Our last year in New Zealand", Bishop Cowie, 1888. About 250 names.
History of the Kapiti district, by Olive Baldwin. About 700 names.
Pukerua Bay primary school history, over 250 names.
Hawkes Bay Provincial Centennial, 1958. About 400 names.
An index from several smaller booklets (Soldiers' settlement at Battersea, Samuel Butler at
Mesopotamia, Rimutaka rail crossing, Mt Arthur tablelands, Wairau valley, Motueka, Rai valley
sawmillers, Napier-Taupo Road, about 250 names.
Spring Creek Parochial District, over 250 names.
Holy Trinity, Picton, centennial history 1963. Over 250 names.
St Barnabas, Auckland. About 150 names.
St Mark's, Carterton, 1975 history, over 300 names.
All Saints, Palmerston North, 1975 centennial history. Over 150 names.
Bulls/Rongotea parish history, over 250 names. These various NZ indexes have around 5500
names, quite a significant selection from the small population of early New Zealand.
Old Leura and Katoomba, Blue Mountains, 1982 history. About 900 names.
These lists of books and indexes are not absolutely complete but certainly cover most
of my holdings. Some of my books are not yet indexed. When I indexed the book by Rollo Arnold
I sent a copy to him. He very much appreciated it because his own index was incomplete and
he continued to get queries from readers. I have it in mind to put all my indexes, plus other
material such as the 1836 legislation, my draft of Comedy of Errors Act3, and various other
notes and material onto a CD that would be available for purchase. All of that, however,
would take time and the pressures of time are considerable. Therefore I can give no guarantees.
Likewise, looking into the future, I ccannot say how long this web site might survive once
I am no longer here. I may well make a printed copy of the web site and place it in the
Turnbull library and/or in the family history section of the National Library.
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