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Bolton Murder Case/Capital Punishment/Gaol etc.

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of newspaper clippings, 1961-1962 Police Department Charge sheets, a list of New Zealand Police, a list of Wellington lawyers and prints. Primarily discusses New Zealand crime, the justice system and court processes. Focuses specifically on the Hulme/Parker case of 1954 and the Bolton case of 1956/1957. The publication date range is c. 1956-1994. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1881.


  • Creation: Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

P O Box 3438
Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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