Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1843

February 11
Deans, Gebbie and Manson families sail from Wellington on the "Richmond" to settle at Riccarton.
April
Captain Francis Sinclair and Ebenezer Hay and family settle at Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula.
June 17
John Deans lands sheep, cattle and horses at Lyttelton.
December 8
Greenwood brothers (James and Joseph) settle at Purau, Lyttelton Harbour.

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