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Turnbull & Son

This charming wee house in Mt Victoria came on the market today. It was built in 1910 for Mrs Catherine Gray who is buried at Bolton Street. This house is a: “fine example of a New Zealand adaption of the Federation Queen Anne style in timber” – WCC Inventory Report. The architects were Thomas Turnbull […]

Then & Now

Everyone likes a game of “then and now” – which do you prefer? Original photo courtesy of WCC Archives Online. Original photo:Record Identifier39-8Date Range 1983Text on slide: Karori Cemetery CEM 008.Copyright Attribution Wellington City CouncilCopyright LicenseCC-BYCitation Wellington City Council Archives, 00557-39-8

Then & Now

Another “then and now”. Interesting how the Main Chapel was once so visible on the skyline, as was the Underwood angel, and The Shelter more open. The implements shed has undergone quite a transformation too! Original photo: Copyright AttributionWellington City CouncilCopyright License CC-BYCitationWellington City Council Archives, 00557-39-18