Armstrong, John Henry
John Armstrong arrived in New Zealand to join his uncle Major Lloyd at Omata to learn the art of farming. Armstrong married Emma Mace.
He was a Lieutenant and later Captain in the Taranaki Militia and was involved in the building and occupation of the blockhouse at Tikorangi, later taking up land in the area.
Three letters sent by John Armstrong, New Plymouth to his sister Marion Armstrong, Dublin, between 1859 and 1865. Also includes a copy of the Armstrong family tree, an obituary for Mrs E. Armstrong, Tikorangi and notes on the Armstrong family.
1. Letter. To Marian Armstrong from J. H. Armstrong. 25 Aug. 1859
2. Letter. To Marian Armstrong from J. H. Armstrong. 3 Dec. 1861
3. Letter. To Marian Armstrong from J. H. Armstrong. 6 May 1865
4. Armstrong Family Tree. Photocopy (original held by Donor)
5. Typescript. Copy of the letter dated 3 Dec. 1861. Transcribed by H. I. Law. (2 p.)
6. Photocopy. Newspaper clipping on Emma Armstrong's 92nd birthday.(1934?)
7. Photocopy. Notes from Norah Brown re family.
8. Photocopy. Photograph of the golden wedding of John Henry Armstrong and his wife Emma. (from Memories no. 3)