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Faith and Toil. The Story of Tokomairiro. DJ Sumpter and JJ Lewis. (1949) 1978. Capper Press, Christchurch

The land and the surveyors
Explorers and pioneers
Churches, many schools, many businesses, health, hotels, clubs
Gold mining
Transport, communication, newspapers
Local bodies

List of names of:
Otago Centennial Historical Committee members
Prize winning ploughmen 1864
Competing ploughmen 1894
Committee Milton Branch, Farmers’ Union 1901
Directors Milton Co-op Dairy Co 1912
Ministers, priests, elders, lay preachers etc of various Churches
Members of mining syndicates
Postmasters with dates
RSA, Fire Brigade, Pipe Band, Sports Clubs and Lodge officers

Many other names throughout, but there is no index
List of prices of farm produce at various times
Explanation of place names

Old photos show:
Milton, Waihola, Boer War soldiers; farming, horses, traction engines; old houses, hotels; staff the “Bruce Herald;” Tokomairiro District High School cadets 1897; wreck of the “Margaret Mirabaud;” portraits; Bruce County Council 1900

194pp; b/w photos; hard covers, gilt lettering; very good condition
Dust jacket; good condition; s/wear at corners; little nick from top front; rubs

Text Copyright 2013
Collectible Books, Napier

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