100 Years in the Life of a New Plymouth Villa [149A Tuakapa Street] 1890 - 2000

Production date
1890-2000
1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
1930-1939
1940-1949
1950-1959
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999
Description
Hal Goodacre was active in local community affairs. He established the Egmont Boot and Shoe Company, was chairman of the '1904/5 Exhibition Committee and a supporter of the development of Pukekura Park. He died in the 1917 flu epidemic. Hal's wife Annie continued to live in the house until 1921 when she moved to Wanganui.
Researched and written by Des McMahon, the essay follows the history of the Goodacre family and their property called 'Whareora' postal address 151 Tukapo Street (later Tukapa Street), residential address is 149A Tukapa. It documents alterations and additions to the house and includes photographs, plans of the area, land titles etc. Also included are transcripts of interviews with Eric Laird, grandson of Hal Goodacre.
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Artist/Maker
Production date
1890-2000
1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
1930-1939
1940-1949
1950-1959
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999
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Item list

  Part 1

Essay. (61p)

Plan of the homestead (2p)

Photocopy. Newspaper article 'Tukapo Street, meaning of the name', Taranaki Herald, 6 January 1933, Page 9.

Accession number
ARC2001-216
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