- First plains settlers (Herriot and party) abandon attempts to farm near the site of Hagley Park.
- Survey ship under Captain E. Daniell sails into the Estuary and up a river (probably the Heathcote).
- Information for this resource was based on the second edition of John Densem’s Christchurch chronology: a history of settlement. Environmental Policy and Planning Policy Unit, Christchurch City Council, 1990.
More about the Christchurch Chronology.
- This resource includes links to various other local history resources on our websites and images from our photographs collection - clicking on the image will take you to a larger version of that image.