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Other societies ...............................................................................................................153 THE LIBRARY ....................................................................................................... 155 ACCIDENTS AND OTHER DISASTERS ................................................................... 163 Accidents .......................................................................................................................163 Fire ................................................................................................................................164 Accidents .......................................................................................................................165 THE END OF THE CENTURY ................................................................................. 171 Postscript .......................................................................................................................173 TIME LINES ......................................................................................................... 175 MAJOR EVENTS IN 19 TH CENTURY LINCOLN ........................................................ 175 BIBLIOGRAPHY .................................................................................................... 178 Archival .........................................................................................................................178 Annuals .........................................................................................................................178 Newspapers ...................................................................................................................178 Newsletters ...................................................................................................................178 Books .............................................................................................................................178 Booklets.........................................................................................................................179 Published papers............................................................................................................180 v

LIST OF IMAGES The Lincoln and Districts Historical Society is acknowledged as the source of all images unless otherwise stated. Cover: A view of Lincoln looking across the bridge over L1, towards St. Stephen’s Anglican Church 1. James Edward Fitzgerald. Photographer, H.C. Barker. Courtesy of the Canterbury Museum 2. The Lincoln Hotel, J. Shaw proprietor. Late 19 th century 3. The Lincoln Subdivision. Drawn by Wayne Kay, based on DRP 21 Land Information New Zealand 4. Advertisement for Lincoln. Lyttelton Times. 21 June 1862. Courtesy of Papers Past. 5. The Jennings family pose outside their Maurice Street home 6. Selection of places in text. Drawn by Wayne Kay based on DRP 21 Land Information New Zealand 7. Shopping centre from bridge over L1, c. 1880 8. Charles Restall – Lincoln Wheelwright 9. Lincoln Store – Howell Brothers c1900 10. John Muir the Lincoln butcher, outside his shop which is now preserved and relocated as Liffey Cottage 11. W. Bartram and Co. Calendar poster for 1902 – “An awkward lie” 12. The harvest - a rural scene, 1932 13. The Lincoln Creamery corner of Tancred’s and Ellesmere Roads 14. McLaren Clayton Mill owned by Hugh Bennett 15. The Revd. A.P. O’Callaghan, farmer and politician. Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library – Ref. 1158. 16. Lincoln Agricultural and Pastoral Exhibition. Lyttelton Times. 6 November 1872. Courtesy of Papers Past. 17. H. E. Peryman’s threshing mill 18. The Annual Ploughing Match at Lincoln. Lyttelton Times. 28 July 1888. Courtesy of Papers Past. 19. The School of Agriculture at Lincoln. Courtesy of Lincoln University. 20. Portrait of W. E. Ivey. First Director of the School of Agriculture at Lincoln. Courtesy of Lincoln University. vi

  • Page 1 and 2: FITZGERALD’S TOWN LINCOLN IN THE
  • Page 3 and 4: FOREWORD When Fitzgerald’s Town -
  • Page 5: The Methodists ....................
  • Page 9 and 10: 42. Presbyterian Church, now Union
  • Page 11 and 12: INTRODUCTION I came to live in Linc
  • Page 13 and 14: In this context I acknowledge the h
  • Page 15 and 16: In June 1862 J. Ollivier & Sons adv
  • Page 17 and 18: period and the process was accelera
  • Page 19 and 20: THE BUYING OF LINCOLN As agricultur
  • Page 21 and 22: were to be found on the western sid
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  • Page 25 and 26: Mary Ann Blythen (née Page) was bo
  • Page 27 and 28: BUTCHER, BAKER AND CANDLESTICK MAKE
  • Page 29 and 30: The next blacksmith was Keith Forbe
  • Page 31 and 32: social centre which not only catere
  • Page 33 and 34: in local affairs as his brother alt
  • Page 35 and 36: 9. Lincoln Store - Howell Brothers
  • Page 37 and 38: work, not without reason, for the w
  • Page 39 and 40: across the L1 and the mill pond whi
  • Page 41 and 42: worked from his cottage in Market S
  • Page 43 and 44: 11. W. Bartram and Co. Calendar pos
  • Page 45 and 46: Bricklayer: William G. Jennings. Bu
  • Page 47 and 48: 21. Southern Provinces Almanac, 189
  • Page 49 and 50: of Canterbury land, including much
  • Page 51 and 52: 14. McLaren Clayton Mill owned by H
  • Page 53 and 54: was seen as a major disadvantage to
  • Page 55 and 56: James Gammack discussed the influen
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    was decided to disband unless the c

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    The Times also commented that the t

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    “could walk through the grounds a

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    17. H. E. Peryman’s threshing mil

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    at public meetings where large comm

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    The School of Agriculture 19. The S

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    may have worked on the farm or arou

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    6. Lyttelton Times. 25 June 1869. S

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    DEVELOPING THE INFRASTRUCTURE 22. S

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    where he was active in local and st

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    end of the century is uncertain, bu

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    24. A view of Lincoln Township look

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    By the end of 1879 the Lincoln Road

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    CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT The Railway

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    surface. The following year there w

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    However, there was increasing press

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    Inevitably there were problems. Pre

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    The line to Southbridge was officia

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    29. The train from Little River ste

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    opened. The post office worked from

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    32. Report of an assault at Lincoln

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    Some introduced plants, including t

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    Sources and Notes 1. The Press 20 J

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    READING, WRITING AND ARITHMETIC 34.

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    As already mentioned, Mrs Tod taugh

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    his tenure there was a period when

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    when seasonal work on the farm call

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    13. Ibid 1 August 1878, 25 July 187

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    The Church of England The first chu

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    It was clearly unsatisfactory that

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    39. Lincoln Baptist Church assemble

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    40. Presbyterian Church, now Union

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    service, conducted by the Revd T. B

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    42. Roman Catholic Church of the Re

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    following from Fr. Foley dated Apri

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    ladies and by the bachelors of the

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    3. See map of original subdivision.

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    44. Report of a new Lodge opened at

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    travelled to New Zealand to inaugur

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    healthy and prosperous community. 1

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    PLAYING THE GAME Lincoln pioneers w

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    At some stage the club must have go

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    The club again fell on hard times,

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    47. The Lincoln Races. Lyttelton Ti

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    A year later the Lincoln folk decid

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    For the first few years competition

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    Lawn Tennis Club A lawn tennis club

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    opened the baths, and during his sp

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    emergencies, and local dignitaries,

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    KICKING UP THEIR HEELS Most pioneer

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    Broadfield schools. In his response

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    for some to entertain their fellow

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    eceived. Of the soloists, Mrs. West

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    The society was still in existence

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    THE LIBRARY 55. Pioneer Hall - the

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    establish a library was made in 187

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    One was to accept the offer from th

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    56. The Coronation Library built in

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    ACCIDENTS AND OTHER DISASTERS When

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    narrow boot resembling those worn b

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    The first doctor to live reasonably

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    seriously ill with syphilis, agains

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    THE END OF THE CENTURY Lincoln was

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    agricultural and biological researc

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    58. The remains of the mill pond as

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    1882 - First services held in the n

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    Goulter M. C. 1957. Sons of France.

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    FitzGerald’s Town tells the story

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