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Ward, Louis Ernest, 1866-1938 :Sketch plan[s] showing the original sections sold by ballot in London, July 29th 1839; the original purchasers and claimants, or subsequent owners (in parenthesis) / compiled by Louis E. Ward from T H Fitzgerald's survey 184

Reference Number: MapColl-832.4799gbbd/1840-1916/Acc.16123

Comprised of three cadastral maps and one sketch of Port Nicholson, drawn by Louis Ward, copied from earlier surveyor maps. The main, central map shows the original sections sold by ballot in London by the New Zealand Company. Streets are named and sections numbered, with the owner's name. Subsequent owners, until approximately 1925 are written in brackets. The map also shows Native reserves and Te Aro Pa, Pipitea Pa, and Te Waikaka pa sites, and subsequent land reclamation around the harbour from Lambton and Clyde quays, to Queens and Pipitea wharves. Shows Government House; market, emigration and Roman Catholic reserves, and the proposed canal and basin reserve. This map is copied from Fitzgerald's survey map, and includes the names Lt Colonel WA McCleverty and W Wakefield (as principal agent to the New Zealand Company).The three periphery maps are as follows: 'Sketch map from H G Mason's compilation (1893) of Port Nicholson. Louis Ward (del), scale indeterminable, 17.5 x 16.2 cm. Names several small wharves, between the Pipitea Pa, Te Aro Pa, Moena Pa, and Pa Ngakumu Kunui, and shows Native gardens and the Thorndon Baths. The second map, from 'Grave yard Road on ?Tronson's map 1888 (Vol W4 p. 40), scale indeterminable, 10 x 9 cm, and includes copy of signature of Sam Chas Brees, Principal Surveyor, June 1844, shows the Mount Street Cemetery, and the Catholic, Wesleyan and Presbyterian residences alongside each other on Clerical Road (McKenzie Terrace). The third map, from 'Map showing reserves & Tod's claim, surveyed by S C Brees for the N.Z. Company June 1844, [1:7 920], 17.5 x 9.8 cm, from Pipitea Pa southwards to the Jewish Synagogue in Aurora Terrace, shows Church of England reserves, Pipitea Pa, Government House site, and Tod's claim, on the corner of Pipitea Street and Mulgrave Street. A small map segment to the right shows a small piece of Buckle Street showing the site of the Oddfellows Hall (number 17) and the Temperance Hall (18). Signed by Major Richmond.

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Ward, Louis Ernest, 1866-1938 :Sketch plan[s] showing the original sections sold by ballot in London, July 29th 1839; the original purchasers and claimants, or subsequent owners (in parenthesis) / compiled by Louis E. Ward from T H Fitzgerald's survey 184, Reference Number MapColl-832.4799gbbd/1840-1916/Acc.16123 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 4 map(s) on one sheetInk and watercolour on paper, scales differ, on sheet 44.6 x 32.5 cm.. Map

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour transparency (1991) and Neg C3191; C18089 A & B

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