ALBERTLAND HERITAGE CENTRE - MEMORIAL PARK, WELLSFORD

In the early 1860's William Rawson Brame had a vision to establish a classless, nonconformist society in New Zealand.

On May 29th 1862 the migrant ships "Matilda Wattenbach" and "Hanover" departed from the London Docks bound for the Albertland Settlement in New Zealand with the first of over 3000 settlers.

The Albertland Story chronicles their trials and tribulations.

The Heritage Centre at the Albertland and Districts Museum in Wellsford houses extensive records, memorabilia, artifacts, and other items relating to Albertland from the 1860's.

Albertland
UNVEILED: Brides Through Time
Opening 30th May. An exhibition of bridal gowns spanning from the 1860's to the 1960's.  As well, a selection of wedding photos relating to these gowns.

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Our Past Perfect Data Base is now ONLINE

To start your research simply click on this link:

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You will be taken to the comprehensive search page where you can search on People, Places, events, and key words.

There are even instructions on how to order images online and the opportunity to make comments or request information.

The data base is progressively updating.