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Jenkins, William (1813 - 1867)

 Fonds
Identifier: jenw-MSS J52 H-MSS J52 J

Dates

  • 1863 - 1864

Access and use

Access is freely available in the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room (jcbeaglehole.room@vuw.ac.nz) in the first instance.

Biographical / Historical

Jenkins, William (1813-1867)

Wesleyan lay preacher and native interpreter who took a group of Maori men and women to England 1863-1864.

Timeline of key events:

1843: Sold upholstery business interests to J. & A. Wilkinson

1848: Requested to undertake Native Census

1849: Proposed line of road to Native Village, Motueka

1853 Jan: Appointed as Native Interpreter by General Government

1853 Sep: Appointed as Native Interpreter by Provincial Govt Nelson

1856: Advertises availability to select land for intending settlers

1863: Maori Chiefs visit England & meet Queen Victoria

1865 Jun: Appointed as Interpreter to Walter L. BULLER

Reference URL: http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~dchamber/jenkinsw%20timeline.htm

Extent

3 linear_centimeters

Language of Materials

English

  • Diaries Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Status
Completed
Author
Aisha Le Frantz
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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