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372 and 378 Karori Road, homes of Stephen Lancaster, 1870

Reference Number: PAColl-7949-15

Houses at 372 and 378 Karori Road, Karori, Wellington. In the centre, obscured by trees, is 378, the original home of Stephen Lancaster, quarryman and first mayor of Karori Borough. The large house is 372, Chesney Wold, the house that he built in 1866. Photograph taken early 1870s by James Francis Meadows (1851-1900).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Albumen photoprints, related to Stephen Lancaster, Chesney Wold (House), Karori Road, Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 - Societies, etc. and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Meadows, James Francis, 1851-1900 :Photographs of Wellington, Reference Number PAColl-7949 (16 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 10.6 x 13.7 cm on mount 15.2 x 16.7 cm. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Chesney Wold was leased in 1893 by Harold Beauchamp and later renovated. His daughter, New Zealand author Katherine Mansfield, lived here 1893-1898.

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