Messenger family

Production date
1850-1902
1850-1859
1860-1869
1870-1879
1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Description
The collection includes copies of: William's diary of daily events 1859 - 1860, his daughter Mary's journal of the voyage to New Zealand, military papers and diaries belonging to William Bazire Messenger (William's son) who served at Pukearuhe and briefly in the Boer War.

Object detail

Production date
1850-1902
1850-1859
1860-1869
1870-1879
1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Classification
Item list

  Folder 1

Diary of Mary Messenger on the Voyage to New Zealand in the ship "Joseph Fletcher 1853-54. Transcript. (15p.)

Diary of William Messenger Snr. January 1859 - January 1860. Transcript. (14p.)

  Folder 2

Diary of W. B. Messenger's Diary, April 1869. Transcript and photocopy.

  Folder 3

A fragment from a diary W.B. Messenger, 24 April - 1 June. Note on transcript: Typed but doesn't correspond with any others.Transcript and photocopy.

  Folder 4

A fragment from a diary W. B. Messenger, 6 March - 4 April. Transcript and photocopy.

  Folder 5

Diary. W. B. Messenger, 5 April 1872 - 23 April 1873. Transcript and photocopy.

  Folder 6

Diary of W. B. Messenger 26 March 1875 - 1 February 1877. Transcript and photocopy.

  Folder 7

Diary of W. B. Messenger, 1 Jan. - 8 Mar. 1875. Includes a list of birds shot May - July 1875.Transcript and photocopy.

  Folder 8

Diary of W. B. Messenger 14 April 1902 - 4 July 1902. Covers voyage to South Africa with NZ troops and time spent in South Africa. Transcript and photocopy.

  Folder 9

Messenger Family letters. 1850 - 1860, Transcript and photocopies.

  Folder 10

Land orders and military commissions. William Bazire Messenger. Photocopies.

  Folder 11

Military orders, sanitation reports and memoranda relating to various redoubts and stockades from Huirangi to Pukearuhe. William Bazire Messenger. 1865 - 1869. Transcript and photocopies.

  Folder 12

Memoranda, reports and letters relating to military matters. Photocopies and draft transcripts.

  Folder 13

Military Reminiscences. W. B. Messenger. Transcript and photocopy.

Accession number
ARC2002-482
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