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Gordon, William Francis Robert, d. 1936 :Showing locality of White Cliffs massacre, Feby. 13th. 1869. [ms map]. W. F. Gordon, delt., [1869]

Reference Number: MapColl-832.2hkm/1869/Acc.5107

Map of White Cliffs promontory, called Picquet Hill, bordered by the Waikaramarama River, on the coast between Pukearuhe and Tongarpurutu, Taranaki region. The track to the beach, the new road with gradients, and the path between what were two pa sites, is drawn. Sites of a redoubt with its blockhouse and gate and including measurements, mens' and officers' whares, a store, a stockyard, parapets, trenches, sunken terraces and gardens are drawn. Crosses mark the areas where Rev. J. Whiteley, Milne and Richards and the Gascoigne family were killed on February 1869.

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1 image, categorised under Maps, related to William Francis Robert Gordon, John Whiteley, Pukearuhe, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Taranaki Region and Massacres - New Zealand - Taranaki Region.

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Gordon, William Francis Robert, d. 1936 :Showing locality of White Cliffs massacre, Feby. 13th. 1869. [ms map]. W. F. Gordon, delt., [1869], Reference Number MapColl-832.2hkm/1869/Acc.5107 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink on dressed linen, backed with card, scale [ca.1:910], 30 x 35.7 cm.. Map

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