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http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description Volume (33 cm) of reminiscences written in 1897 by Elizabeth Ann Holman (1824-1917) in letter form to her son, Mr W. ('Willie') A. Holman (1864-1949), an Auckland-based architect, concerning her life in the Bay of Islands, Whangarei, and Auckland. (typescript; 54 leaves) A precis of the contents is as follows: Sydney, 1836 (p. 1). Visits Adelaide, meets Henry Holman (p. 2). Comes to New Zealand in 'Exporter' with Mr and Mrs Anwell to load spars (pp. 2-3). Arrives Hokianga, 1840. Visits missionaries. Comments on primitive conditions ' lives in raupo huts, mostly no furniture, earth floors. Hokianga very hilly, no beach (p. 3). Returns to Sydney. Mr Holman goes to Mimiwangata and buys land (p. 4). In 1841, returns to Bay of Islands to marry Henry Holman. Goes to Auckland for first land sales (p. 5). Leases land from S.A. Wood. Builds three-roomed cottage on it at back of Wood's Hotel on Northern Club site (pp. 5-6). One of first houses in Auckland. Holman Superintendent of Public Works, 1841. Maoris land on beach in Official and Mechanics Bay and do war dance. Bodies painted with red ochre. March to Government House (p. 6). Had come to receive payment for land sold (pp. 6-7). Murder of Roberton family at Bay of Islands by chief Maketu. Is tried and found guilty. Sentenced to be hanged. Maoris threaten to burn gaol. Gallows erected by Holman (p. 7). Owing to unsettled state of Auckland, decide to return to Sydney. Sail in 'Deborah'. Call in at Bay of Islands (p. 8). Child born and dies in Sydney. Stay there some time before returning to New Zealand (p. 9). Go to Mimiwangata (p. 10). Visit Captain Lewington at Ngunguru, where he has timber mill (p. 11). Visit Mair at Whangarei. Mair persuades Holman to leave Mimiwangata and come to Whangarei (p. 12). Visit to south (p. 13). Whalers cause discontent among local Maoris (p. 13). Heke's war (p. 14). Disturbed state of Maoris at Whangarei (pp. 14-15). Settlers warned by friendly Maoris to leave. About 50 settlers left in 'The Trial' (pp. 14-15). Arrive Kawau (p. 15). Leave for Auckland in 'British Queen' (p. 16). Missionaries' wives from Waimate come to Auckland. Bishop takes a four-roomed cottage in Parnell (p. 16). Auckland in 'a great state of commotion'. St Paul's blockaded. Several blockhouses erected (p. 16). Describes Heke as 'a fine tall nice looking fellow' (p. 17). Holman trades for kauri gum. Elizabeth Holman stays in Auckland (p. 17). Ill with typhus. Attended by Dr Ford (p. 19). Holman leases Wood's (Herald) Island and Pine Island from Wood for 3 years (p. 19). Visited often by Mrs Ford. Dr Ford had bought house in Queen Street (p. 20). Holman comes to Auckland. House in Ponsonby (p. 20). Holman acts as Commission Agent in Auckland (p. 20). Had boat which he ran between Howick and Auckland (p. 21). Sells 40 acres of land at Mt Eden for 40 pounds (p. 22). Return to Whangarei (p. 22). Holman establishes flax mill (p. 23). Epidemic of scarlet fever and typhoid in Auckland. Dr Ford loses 4 children (p. 24). Firm of Weston and Hobson on beach at Auckland (p. 25). Goes to Auckland on business (pp. 25-26). Is taken ill. Gives birth to premature son (p. 26). Returns to Whangarei. Call at Limestone Island (p. 27). Go to Bay of Islands in Mair's vessel with Mair family. Stay with Fords (p. 29). Ngunguru (p. 30). Whangarei becomes township. Holman in charge of Road Board (p. 31). Holman discovers coal at Whau Valley (p. 32). Daughter drowns (p. 36). 'Cambodia' wrecked in Manukau Harbour (p. 37). Holman Lloyd's agent. Go to Onehunga to repair 'Cambodia' (p. 37). Go to Thames gold mining (p. 38). Return to Whangarei. Holman resumes flax industry (p. 39). Build flax mill at Ngunatuna (p. 39). Return to Auckland (p. 41). Henry Holman dies in 1894, aged 81 (p. 43). Comments on murder of Snow family, 1847 (pp. 47-48). Races started in Potter's Paddock in 1842 ' 'It was one afternoon at our house that they decided to call the races or race course Epsom' (p. 48). Additional notes regarding a vessel captured by local Whangarei Maori and Holman's negotiations for its return with Northland Chief 'Tee' (pp. 49-51), and a visit by Elizabeth Holman to Capt. James Reddy Clendon's estate in the Bay of Islands (p. 52).
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http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/title Reminiscences
http://purl.org/dc/terms/bibliographicCitation Holman, Elizabeth A. Reminiscences, 1897. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-146.
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http://schema.org/description Volume (33 cm) of reminiscences written in 1897 by Elizabeth Ann Holman (1824-1917) in letter form to her son, Mr W. ('Willie') A. Holman (1864-1949), an Auckland-based architect, concerning her life in the Bay of Islands, Whangarei, and Auckland. (typescript; 54 leaves) A precis of the contents is as follows: Sydney, 1836 (p. 1). Visits Adelaide, meets Henry Holman (p. 2). Comes to New Zealand in 'Exporter' with Mr and Mrs Anwell to load spars (pp. 2-3). Arrives Hokianga, 1840. Visits missionaries. Comments on primitive conditions ' lives in raupo huts, mostly no furniture, earth floors. Hokianga very hilly, no beach (p. 3). Returns to Sydney. Mr Holman goes to Mimiwangata and buys land (p. 4). In 1841, returns to Bay of Islands to marry Henry Holman. Goes to Auckland for first land sales (p. 5). Leases land from S.A. Wood. Builds three-roomed cottage on it at back of Wood's Hotel on Northern Club site (pp. 5-6). One of first houses in Auckland. Holman Superintendent of Public Works, 1841. Maoris land on beach in Official and Mechanics Bay and do war dance. Bodies painted with red ochre. March to Government House (p. 6). Had come to receive payment for land sold (pp. 6-7). Murder of Roberton family at Bay of Islands by chief Maketu. Is tried and found guilty. Sentenced to be hanged. Maoris threaten to burn gaol. Gallows erected by Holman (p. 7). Owing to unsettled state of Auckland, decide to return to Sydney. Sail in 'Deborah'. Call in at Bay of Islands (p. 8). Child born and dies in Sydney. Stay there some time before returning to New Zealand (p. 9). Go to Mimiwangata (p. 10). Visit Captain Lewington at Ngunguru, where he has timber mill (p. 11). Visit Mair at Whangarei. Mair persuades Holman to leave Mimiwangata and come to Whangarei (p. 12). Visit to south (p. 13). Whalers cause discontent among local Maoris (p. 13). Heke's war (p. 14). Disturbed state of Maoris at Whangarei (pp. 14-15). Settlers warned by friendly Maoris to leave. About 50 settlers left in 'The Trial' (pp. 14-15). Arrive Kawau (p. 15). Leave for Auckland in 'British Queen' (p. 16). Missionaries' wives from Waimate come to Auckland. Bishop takes a four-roomed cottage in Parnell (p. 16). Auckland in 'a great state of commotion'. St Paul's blockaded. Several blockhouses erected (p. 16). Describes Heke as 'a fine tall nice looking fellow' (p. 17). Holman trades for kauri gum. Elizabeth Holman stays in Auckland (p. 17). Ill with typhus. Attended by Dr Ford (p. 19). Holman leases Wood's (Herald) Island and Pine Island from Wood for 3 years (p. 19). Visited often by Mrs Ford. Dr Ford had bought house in Queen Street (p. 20). Holman comes to Auckland. House in Ponsonby (p. 20). Holman acts as Commission Agent in Auckland (p. 20). Had boat which he ran between Howick and Auckland (p. 21). Sells 40 acres of land at Mt Eden for 40 pounds (p. 22). Return to Whangarei (p. 22). Holman establishes flax mill (p. 23). Epidemic of scarlet fever and typhoid in Auckland. Dr Ford loses 4 children (p. 24). Firm of Weston and Hobson on beach at Auckland (p. 25). Goes to Auckland on business (pp. 25-26). Is taken ill. Gives birth to premature son (p. 26). Returns to Whangarei. Call at Limestone Island (p. 27). Go to Bay of Islands in Mair's vessel with Mair family. Stay with Fords (p. 29). Ngunguru (p. 30). Whangarei becomes township. Holman in charge of Road Board (p. 31). Holman discovers coal at Whau Valley (p. 32). Daughter drowns (p. 36). 'Cambodia' wrecked in Manukau Harbour (p. 37). Holman Lloyd's agent. Go to Onehunga to repair 'Cambodia' (p. 37). Go to Thames gold mining (p. 38). Return to Whangarei. Holman resumes flax industry (p. 39). Build flax mill at Ngunatuna (p. 39). Return to Auckland (p. 41). Henry Holman dies in 1894, aged 81 (p. 43). Comments on murder of Snow family, 1847 (pp. 47-48). Races started in Potter's Paddock in 1842 ' 'It was one afternoon at our house that they decided to call the races or race course Epsom' (p. 48). Additional notes regarding a vessel captured by local Whangarei Maori and Holman's negotiations for its return with Northland Chief 'Tee' (pp. 49-51), and a visit by Elizabeth Holman to Capt. James Reddy Clendon's estate in the Bay of Islands (p. 52).
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