Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1853

February 21
Inwoods flour mill in operation in Straven Road.
February 28
Provincial boundary defined by proclamation. Westland (then called West Canterbury) included as part of Canterbury.
July 18
First meeting of the Christchurch Horticultural, Agricultural and Botanical Society.
July 20
J. E. FitzGerald elected first Superintendent of the Province of Canterbury.
September 14
"Ann" arrives in Lyttelton, the first steamship to visit the port.
September 27
First meeting of the Provincial Council.
(no date)
Christs College pupils play a form of rugby, the first in New Zealand.
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