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A guide to donating material to Cambridge Museum collections Cambridge Museum’s collections are made up of donations from our communities, and we value the ongoing generosity of these offers of material. Before any items are…Read More
An 1882 advert for W H Neal, Photographer, opposite the Sale Yards Cambridge, says that one could see “The most artistic photos ever produced in the Waikato. Enlargements made from carte de visite or glass…Read More
From the book “Memories of Travel and Sport” by H Bullock-Webster “Amongst very keen sportsmen of the very early days I must mention Ned Hewitt, mine host of the hotel in Cambridge, who was devoted…Read More
More out of convenience than design, it was common for a carpenter or joiner to double as undertaker, having a wagon and the ability to construct a coffin. In early Cambridge Stephen Lodder, a carpenter…Read More
Elizabeth Diver was aged 4 years and 9 months when she died through eating poisonous tupaki berries. She was buried on her father’s section behind what is now the Central Court. A resumé of the…Read More
The Hally family came to New Zealand with a true pioneering spirit from Auchterarder Scotland in 1862 on the ship ‘Hanover‘. George, James, Jessie and John settled in Cambridge when they were all aged in…Read More