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W.A. [Winifred Amy] Land - Papers relating mostly to the Baker family reunion held in 1978

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  • Description

    Folder containing the following papers relating mostly to the Baker family reunion held in 1978:

    (1) -- Typescripts outlining the descendants of Charles Baker and his two wives, Sophia Croft Riley and Hannah Maria Bailey.

    (2) -- Certificate stating that Charles and Hannah Baker were engaged in Church Missionary Society work at Waiapu, New Zealand, in 1856.

    (3) -- Certified copy of a New Zealand marriage certificate for Richard Simmonds and Amy Edith Alice Land, dated 28 March 1932.

    (4) -- A series of seven newspaper extracts from the "Courier" regarding the Baker family reunion in 1978, written by Hilary Shackleton (a descendant).

    (5) -- Newspaper extract from the "New Zealand Herald" regarding the letters and letter-books of Godfrey Thomas, by art historian Anthony Murray-Oliver, dated 17 April 1982.

  • Other Id

    MS-22-30 (Reference Number)

    13491 (Presto content ID)

    86/53 (Registration number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    W.A. [Winifred Amy] Land - Papers relating mostly to the Baker family reunion held in 1978
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    1 folder

  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Provenance Details
    Provenance: The donor was the wife of the late Richard Keith Land who, while not a direct Baker descendant, is connected through the marriage of William Ward Baker (1865-1951) to two of his Land family kinswomen.
  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Credit Line
    Donated to the Baker collection by Mrs W.A. [Winifred Amy] Land on or about 8 August 1983
  • Last Update
    11 Oct 2023
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