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William and Jane Tonks outside their home in upper Cuba Street, Wellington, [ca 1869]

Reference Number: qMS-2021-12a

Photograph shows William and Jane Tonks standing in front of their house at 270 Cuba Street, which a Tonks family historian believes was taken about 1869, the house having been constructed about 1862. The house is still standing although the bay window has been replaced and much of the verandah decoration removed.

Key terms:
1 image, related to William Tonks, Jane Tonks, Wellington City and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Family records, Reference Number qMS-2021 (7 digitised items)
Tonks, Hylton Gary 1940- : Tonks family records, Reference Number MS-Group-0986 (24 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photographOriginal sepia print. Manuscript

Historical Notes: William and Jane Tonks (nee Ingram) arrived in Wellington on the "Birman" in 1842 and settled in the upper Cuba Street area near what is now Tonks Avenue.

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