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Here We were. A Family Arrival 1901. Clare Foster. 1969 1st edition. Private publication, the author, Gisborne


The Foster family came to NZ in 1901 from Northern Queensland after drought forced them out. They were originally from London, and of Huguenot origins, and settled in Gisborne

Family history and origins
Life in Australia, details about family members
Life in Gisborne. A very personal account of family life with lots of references to places, people and businesses in Gisborne

Photos show: grandparents of the Foster and Ormes families; descendants; first day pupils Mangapapa School 1903 photographed at the Jubilee 1953


128pp; b/w photos; hard covers, gilt lettering; very good condition; tiny insect damage to one page corner; one pen correction (probably by the author)
Dust Jacket; very good condition; with removable mylar cover

Privately published and scarce


Text Copyright 2016
Collectible Books, Napier




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