Correspondence between A.L. Shipherd (City Librarian, New Plymouth City Library) and T.D.P. Emblem (Director of the New Zealand Golf Club, Surrey), regarding the relationship between Captain Henry King and the New Zealand Golf Club. Includes information on the link between Brooklands House in Weybridge and Brooklands estate, owned by King in New Plymouth, and the possible connection between Henry King and the King family of Weybridge. In 1989 Emblem published a book, 'Around and About New Zealand Golf Club', relating to the history of the Golf Club, including its relationship to New Zealand and the King family.
Department
Archives
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Subject Person

Archive Contents

  Part 1

Letter. To A.L. Shipherd from T.D.P. Emblem. 28 August 1986.

  Part 2

Letter. To T.D.P. Emblem from A.L. Shipherd. 10 September 1986.

  Part 3

Letter. To A.L. Shipherd from T.D.P. Emblem. 9 December 1986.

  Part 4

Letter. To T.D.P. Emblem from A.L. Shipherd. 15 December 1986.

  Part 5

Letter. To A.L. Shipherd from T.D.P. Emblem. 20 January 1987.

  Part 6

Letter. To T.D.P. Emblem from A.L. Shipherd. 18 June 1987.

  Part 7

Letter. To A.L. Shipherd from T.D.P. Emblem. 9 July 1987.

  Part 8

Photograph. The "New Zealand Gold Medal"

  Part 9

Ordinance survey of 1816. Shows site of New Zealand Golf Course in 1895 and brooklands Estate in Weybridge.

  Part 10

"The Kiwi Connection" from New Zealand Golf Club noticeboard.

  Part 11

King and Browne family tree.

  Part 12

Photocopied information from the book written by Emblem, information relating to King.

  Part 13

Photocopied information regarding the stone at St Marys and King's connection to it.

Accession No
ARC2011-119

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