Southern Provinces Almanac, 1864

imageContains notes on events in 1863 for the provinces of Canterbury, Otago, Nelson, and Southland; postal regulations; port regulations; lists of occupations and trades; publicans' licences; a list of officiating ministers; lists of government and provincial officers.

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  • General information
  • Narrative of events for 1863, Province of Otago

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  • Canterbury. Narrative of events for 1863
  • Canterbury directory
  • Memorabilia of the year

Includes commentary on: the end of the Municipal Council, and the beginning of the new Christchurch City Council; the progress of the Lyttelton and Christchurch Railway; the working of the Electric Telegraph; the new Police Force; crop and export figures; the increase in population; Canterbury publicans' licences; lists of trades and callings; list of societies, associations and companies.

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  • Province of Nelson. Narrative of events. Nelson directory.
  • Province of Marlborough. Official directory.
  • Southland. Narrative of events. Southland directory.
  • Sailing directions and signals in use at the various ports

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This material has been digitised from the collection of Christchurch City Libraries.