NEW ZEALAND CHURCH AND SCHOOL HISTORY

Books and ephemera relating to New Zealand Church settlements and parishes, Schools and School Districts, Jubilees, Centennials, histories, and church and school publications.

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ALEXANDER W E   The First Hundred Years
Celebrating the Centenary of the New Plymouth Boys' High School 1882-1982
VG VG sunned spine $35 C/D New Plymouth Boys' High School Centennial Committee 1982 first edition hard cover, large 4to, 188pp + colour plates, illustrated in B&W in text. [# 1282 new zealand school history]

ARCHERFIELD SCHOOL DUNEDIN   The Brownie
The Archerfield Magazine vol 16 1935
VG- one plate detached and the verso has two names and addresses in contemporary ink, minor foxing, rear page (printers imprint) totally covered with signatures of school members $30 B/A Otago Daily Times 1935 large format stapled wrappers, 39pp + 2 plates. [# 1280 new zealand school history]

ARCHERFIELD SCHOOL DUNEDIN   The Brownie
The Archerfield Magazine vol 18 1937
VG name at head of title $20 B/A Otago Daily Times 1937 large format stapled wrappers, 40pp + 2 plates. [# 1281 new zealand school history]

AULT H F   The Nelson Narrative
The Story of the Church of England in the Diocese of Nelson, New Zealand 1858 to 1958
VG G+ DW has some chipping and tears with large area chipped to the fold of the rear flap, book lacks fep $20 C/C Diocese of Nelson 1958 first edition cloth, 384pp + plates [# 668 nzhist]

BELCHER Margaret   A History of Rangi-Ruru School
VG VG some minor spotting to DW, inscription to fep 'S E Clifton-Mogg, Sarsdew (?), Oxford. Canty NZ, attended 75th Anniversaty, dinner 4th April 1964-, Helen Winter Gardens, Christhcurch' $20 B/B Rangi Ruru Presbyterian Girls' School 1964 first edition hard cover, 96pp+ plates. [#1132 new zealand history]

BRADWELL Cyril 
85 Years in Linwood
cover image of 85 Years of the Salvation Army in Linwood

A history of the Salvation Army Linwood Citadel Corps through eighty-five years 1888-1973.

VG stapled softback
$15 C/ letter rate overseas
Linwood Citadel Corps Council 1973, 75pp.
[#3363 ]





BYE Ken 
Kimihia, Linwood College 1954-2004

50th Jubilee publication for Linwood High School and Linwood College. Includes a CD with performances by the College Orchestra, LUMA (Linwood Urban Music Academy), College Jazz Band, and Mezzanine State. Also present programme for Jubilee Church Service, Weekend Programme, and a programme for the College performance of Class

VG softback
$35 B/C
Linwood College 2004, 155 pp. [#2761 new zealand, school history, christchurch ]





CAMPBELL A. T.  
The Years Between, Christchurch Boys High School 1881-1981

Centenary publication with annual enrolment lists, an alphabetical roll etc.

VG softback
$25 C/D
Christchurch Boys High School Old Boys Association 1981, 771 pages + col. plates [#2376 NZ school history ]

VG softback with light rubbing
$25 C/D
Christchurch Boys High School Old Boys Association 1981, 771 pages + col. plates [#2924 NZ school history ]



CATRIDGE L. E. & L. D. Kenyon   The Anglican Church in Waimate 1844-1972
A History of St Augustine's Parish (Centenary)
VG+ VG+ illustrated wrapper over card boards $25 C/B Centennial Committee 1972 first edition, hard covered, 110pp + plates. [#1896 nz church history]

CHAMBERS W A   Our Yesteryears 1840-1950, being a short history of Methodism in Canterbury, New Zealand.
VG light damp mark top spine end and corner of covers to the wrappers only, internally clean. $40 B/A Willis & Aiken (1950) first edition softcover stapled sheets. 70pp + plates. Methodist Church History [NZ HST]

CHISHOLM James 
Fifty Years Syne
 Fifty Years Syne

A Jubilee Memorial of the Presbyterian Church of Otago. Includes mention of the original settlement of Otago, and the purchase of land from Maori. Captain Cargill's arrival etc. Many photographs.

G+ hardback in white buckram with red decoration, slightly soiled from handling, corners bumped, front fep missing, frontis and tissue present, untrimmed closed edges slightly foxed, small chip from head of title and contents where carelessly opened (cut). No jacket.
$35 C/C
J Wilkie & Co. 1898, viii + 242pp + plates, folding plates and diagrams
[#3298 ]





COCKS M.D.S.   Hororata Through Church Eyes 1875-1985
VG $10 C/B Hororata Parish 1985 folded sheets stapled into pictorial wrapper, homely production values, 88pp, illustrated in text. [# 1703 new zealand church history]

COLLIE John with J D Salmond and A M Elliffe 
The Story of the Otago Free Church Settlement 1848 to 1948
A Century's Growth By a Southern Sea
 The Story of the Otago Free Church Settlement

The history of the Presbyterian Synod of Otago and Southland. Includes Missionary work, Knox Residential College. Gives much local information pertaining to the development of Otago and Southland, and prominent members of the church and community.
This copy is one of 200 numbered and signed copies in the deluxe edition. Signed by the author and the convenors of the Centennial Committee and the Historical Committee.

G+ leather bound hardback. Spine sun-faded, spine ends rubbed, internally tidy except some minor pencil notes to margins.
$35 C/C
Presbyterian Bookroom 1948, xvi 368pp + plates.
[#3301 ]





COLLIE John 
The Story of the Otago Free Church Settlement 1848-1948
A Century's Growth by a Southern Sea

The history of the Presbyterian Synod of Otago and Southland. Includes Missionary work, Knox Residential College. Gives much local information pertaining to the development of Otago and Southland, and prominent members of the church and community.

VG hardback with no dust jacket. A clean copy of the standard edition.
$25 C/C
Presbyterian Bookroom (1948) cloth, xvi 368pp + plates.
[#2000 / 3311 ]





COLLINS John   History of Waihi School 1907-1982
SIGNED COPY
VG $35 B/B Waihi School Association 1982 first edition hardcover titled to boards, 102pp + plates. Signed by author to title. [NZ 122]

GARDNER, BEARDSLEY & CARTER   A History of the University of Canterbury 1873-1973
VG VG $15 C/C University of Canterbury ( Christchurch, New Zealand) 1973 first edition hb dw 530pp + plates, map end papers [# 1722 new zealand school history]

GRIGG John R.   The Last Ripple A Century of Methodism in the Manawatu
VG VG- DW has rubbing wear, tape residue to fep from errata slip which is present, $30 C/C Grigg 1972 first edition hardcover, 210pp + plates. [# 1752 nz chruch history]

GRIGG John R. [ signed copy]  The Last Ripple A Century of Methodism in the Manawatu
VG VG minor handling wear to DW, signed 'J R Grigg' to fep. $40 C/C Grigg 1972 first edition hardcover, 210pp + plates. Errata slip present. [# 1753 nz chruch history]

HANRAHAN M J   The Warm Wind of Faith A History of the Catholic Church in Ashburton
VG, gift inscription at foot of inside cover marked out $25 B/B Catholic Parish Ashburton 1981, stapled wrappers, 96pp. Illustrated with b&w photos in text. A Centennial publication. [#1137 new zealand history]

HANRAHAN M.   A Suitable Temple A History of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Christchurch, New Zealand 1905-2005
FINE $35 B/B MJ Hanrahan/ Higgins Print 2004 first edition, soft cover. Landscape format, 112pp. Illustrated ISBN0476012503 [#1977 new zealand church history]

LANE F. A.   Light in the Clearing
A Historical survey of Methodism in Rangiora including the Free Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Churches, 1859-1965
VG- $25 Rangiora Methodist Church 1965 first edition sewn sheets in illustrated paper wrapper, 94pp+ plates. [# 1751 nz church history]

LAUGHTON J. G. 
From Forest Trail to City Street

The Story of the Presbyterian Church among the Maori People. From Marsden in 1814 this is the history of the Methodist Maori Mission. in New Zealand. Includes a chronology and lists of missions and missionary appointments.

VG softback in wrappers. Small name stamp to cover.
$35 B/A
Presbyterian Bookroom 1961, 100pp. [#2874 new zealand, history, religion, church, maori ]





LAWRENCE Averille   Strangers and Pilgrims A Hundred Years at St Mary's, Timaru.
$40 C/B Timaru Herald 1962 first edition, card boards with pasted on wrappers, 148pp + plates. Authors presentation to the then Archdeacon reads " To Archdeacon Plaistowe | with the author's compliments | Averille Lawrence | 30/5/62"12:55 p.m. 20/10/2006. New Zealand church/ parish history. [NZ 134]

LINEHAM & GRIGG 
Religious History of New Zealand: a Bibliography

A preliminary bibliography of works related to religion in New Zealand. ISBN0908665040

VG softback, stapled sheets with pictorial paper cover, two columns per page, a few small scuff punctures to wrapper, light handling wear
$25 B/B
Department of History Massey University 1984, 164pp. [#2796 new zealand, history, religion, church ]





St Margarets College   The School History and List of St Margaret's College from 1910 to 1975
VG $20 C/C St Margaret's College Old Girls 1975 first edition hard cover, 271pp. Ngaio Marsh attended this College. Printed by Caxton Press. [#1152 new zealand school history]

McDONALD Georgina   The Flame Unquenched Being the History of The Presbyterian Church in Southland 1856-1956
VG hardback with no dust jacket $25 C/B Presbyterian Bookroom 1956 first edition, cloth, 152pp + plates, appendices and index [#2173 nz church history]

McDONALD K C   A History of Waitaki Boy's High School 1883-1958
VG $55 C/C W&T 1958 revised edition (after 1933) cloth, xvi 465pp+ plates. [#1135 new zealand history]

McDONALD K C   A History of Waitaki Boy's High School 1883-1958
VG $55 C/C Whitcombe and Tombs 1958 revised edition (after 1933) cloth, xvi 465pp+ plates. [#1801 newzealandchurchandschoolhistory]

McQUILKIN Ethel   A Brief History of the Holy Name Parish, Ashburton
VG small cup ring to cover $10 A/A 1972 stapled wrappers, 39pp [# 1267 new zealand church history]

MEE Peter   St Joseph's Cathedral Dunedin New Zealand Centennial Year 1886-1986
VG $20 B/C Tablet Printing Co. 1986 first edition, pictorial boards, 84 images over 64pp. [#1988 new zealand church history]

MILNER Ian   Milner of Waitaki Portrait of the Man
VG VG light chipping head of spine $30 C/C McIndoe 1983 first edition hardcover, 218pp + plates. Biography of Frank Milner the Rector of Waitaki Boys High School. ISBN0868680621 [# 1710 new zealand school history]

MINSON Eve   A History of Anglican Ministry in New Brighton New Zealand
VG some handling soiling $15 A/A New Brighton Parish 1988, stapled paper wrapers, 24pp [# 1673 new zealand church history]

MORRELL W P   The Anglican Church in New Zealand, a history
VG VG $25 C/C Anglican Church of the Province of New Zealand 1973 hardcover, 277pp much on earliest colonial New Zealand and conversion, evangelisation of the Maori, also Maori Wars and Melanesian and Polynesian missions [NZ 18]

O'MEEGHAN Michael  
Held Firm by Faith

A history of the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch 1887-1987. Bishop Pompallier and the French missionaries. Irish Catholic priests during Fenian agitation on the West Coast. Marists etc.

VG softback $30 C/C Catholic Diocese of Christchurch (NZ) 1988 first printing, 368 pages. ISBN 0473006774 [#2520 new zealand church history]






PARR Stephen 
Canterbury Pilgrimage

The first 100 years of the Church of England in Canterbury New Zealand

VG hardback with VG- dust jacket with chipped ends, tear to lower corner fold, name to fep
$25 C/C
Centennial Committee Diocese Christchurch 1951 FIRST EDITION 203pp + plates, map endpapers [NZ15 new zealand church history]

VG hardback with VG- dust jacket with small tear to upper corner
$25 C/C
Centennial Committee Diocese Christchurch 1951 FIRST EDITION 203pp + plates, map endpapers [#1932 new zealand church history]






PETERS Marie  
Christchurch- St Michael's

A Study in Anglicanism in New Zealand 1851-1972. St Michael and All Angels, the first church in Christchurch and an example of New Zealand Anglo-Catholicism.
ISBN0900392363

VG some rubbing wear to covers $35 C/C University of Canterbury 1986 first edition sewn sheets in soft covers, 225pp + coloured frontis, illustrated within text. [#2518 new zealand church history]

VG inscription to half title, light spine wear $35 C/C University of Canterbury 1986 first edition sewn sheets in soft covers, 225pp + coloured frontis, illustrated within text. [# 758 new zealand church history]





PURCHAS H T 
A History of The English Church in New Zealand

New Zealand church history from 1805. Includes much general history as it pertained to the spreading of the gospel into New Zealand, missionary influence on Maori, the Land Wars etc.

G+ hardback cloth, bevelled edges, gilt titled, no dust jacket. Inscription to free end paper. All plates present but a few are loose.
$30 C/C
Simpson & Williams 1914 first edition, xviii 252pp + plates
[#3141 ]

G+ hardback cloth, bevelled edges, gilt titled, no dust jacket. Hinge opened between half title and frontis, binding holds well, list of illustrations page detached, slight fade to backstrip, endpapers browned.
$30 C/C
Simpson & Williams 1914 first edition, xviii 252pp + plates
[NZ131 ]





RAINGER Alan and Hugh ABBOTT  
King's College Register 1896-1972

The updated second edition of this New Zealand high school register first published in 1959, complete list of students from 1896-1972 as well as sporting results etc.

VG hardback with no dust jacket, red cloth gilt school device to upper board. $55 C/C King's College Old Boys Association 1972, 686pp, fold out frontis. [#2371 NZ School history, Kings College, Auckland ]




ROBERTS Barbara B. 
A History of the Belfast Schools 1859-1978
cover image of A History of the Belfast Schools 1859-1978

Belfast schools in Christchurch, the story of the establishment, development, staff, pupils and community involvement. Illustrated.

VG- softback.
$20 C/B
Belfast School Centennial Committee 1978, 120 pp
[#3344 ]





SALMOND J. D.  
By Love Serve

The Story of the Order of Deaconesses of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand

G+ hardback in G+ dust jacket with rubbing wear to spine. Book and dust jacket have pen annotations often giving extra information about the subjects such as naming people in photos etc. $10 C/B Presbyterian Bookroom 1962 first edition hardcover, 62pp. [#2490 new zealand church history]



SISTERS OF THE LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY  
The Philosophy of the Health Services under the care of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary

mimeographed booklet
FINE $10 +$4 postage worldwide, undated, folded sheets to make 8pp in printed paper wrappers, stapled through once at spine. Issued by Mary Potter Hospice. The Little Company of Mary was a group of Sisters founded by Mary Potter with a mission to care for dying people. They came to Christchurch in 1913 and later established a Foundation in Wellington in 1926. [#2019 new zealand church history]

ST ANDREWS COLLEGE 
St Andrews Collegian 1965
Issue XLVII
cover image of St Andrews Collegian 1965

School magazine/ yearbook for 1965.

VG- paper cover
$15 B/B
St Andrews College 1965, 84pp.
[#3394 ]





ST ANDREW'S COLLEGE   St Andrew's College 1916-1966 History and School List
VG G+ $35 St Andrew's College 1968 cloth gilt titled, 297pp+ plates. Original plain onion paper DW has edge wear and browned spine. [#1134 new zealand history].

STOCK Eugene  
The History of the Church Missionary Society in New Zealand

From first contact with 19th century Maori up to 1930s.

VG softback with cup mark to cover, wear to wrappers yapped edges $45 B/A New Zealand Church Missionary Society 1935 first edition sewn wrappers, 68pp + plates + 3pp adverts. [#2324 church history ]




THOMPSON C.  
The History of St Michael and All Angels

The Early Days of the Church of Christchurch, the Mother Church of the Diocese of Canterbury, Later Known as St. Michael and All Angels

VG softback in stapled wrappers, has been lightly cresed down the centre from being folded, author's presentation inscription to inside cover $25 B/A Caxton Press, 1971, 29 +4pp plates [#2377 NZ school history ]



TYRRELL A. R.   Strong to Endure Waitaki Boys' High School 1883-1983
VG hardback in VG dust jacket with light chipping head and tail of spine $15 C/C Waitaki Old Boys Association 1983 first edition hardcover, 336pp + plates. [# 1711 new zealand school history]

WILLIAMS Alexia   The Chalkface Reikorangi and Waikanae Schools 1895-1996
VG light crease to corners $30 C/C Waikanae School Centenary Committee 1996 first edition soft cover on glossy paper stock. 328pp, well illustrated. ISBN 0473039052 [# 761 nzhst]

WILLIAMSON Eulla   Hearts, Hands and Voices Centenary of St Mary's Anglican Church, Geraldine
VG+ VG+ illustrated wrapper over card boards $25 C/B Centennial Committee 1978 first edition, hard covered, 126pp + plates. [#1897 nz church history]


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