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Fyfe, Graham & de la Beche

Reports from The Press, the Timaru Herald and the Star

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New additions to Papers Past

Lyttelton Times

Heaps of new content has been added to Papers Past including the Lyttelton Times from 1851-1862.  There are now 7 papers on the site covering the Canterbury region between 1851 and 1921.

Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 61 publications from all regions of New Zealand. You can search the site by keyword or browse by year, region or newspaper title.

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Southern provinces almanac

imageThe Almanac was published annually from 1853 to 1892. Christchurch City Libraries has a set covering the years 1863 to 1892. Originally the Almanac covered a number of provinces, but from 1865 the Almanac concentrated on Canterbury.

Christchurch City Libraries will be digitising their set [1863 to 1892] over the next few years.

For now you can access

The Almanac includes a review and commentary on the events of the preceding year. It contains listings of businesses, associations, central and provincial government officials and departments; and a trades and occupations directory. As well as Christchurch and Lyttelton other Canterbury towns are listed. Includes postal, port, customs and other regulations; army lists; details of religious bodies, charitable organisations and various societies.

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More of Canterbury on Papers Past

eg_200hSeven new titles have just been added to Papers Past.

Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1932 and includes 52 publications from all regions of New Zealand.

There are now 6 Canterbury tiles available.

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